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International Summit | 2018

Sep 16-20, 2018 | Rancho Mirage, CA | United States

Pursuing Excellence

39th Annual Business Leaders Summit-Leadership Collab

Major updates!
  • Our International friends opened up their Silicon Valley Study-Tour to our US Fellowship. Tour visits to these Business As Mission companies have changed the lives of many US citizens. A great way to learn and build Christ-honoring friendships from around the world. Click through button below for details.
  • Dr. Henry Cloud, one of FCCI’s favorites, spearheads our 3 dozen speaker team in Rancho Mirage for our most innovative International Conference in four decades!
  • Luke Zamperini will join us to help introduce Unbroken: Path to Redemption for our own private showing and banquet, Tuesday night at the Palm Springs Air Museum.

See you there…

Watch here for continual updates. Pre-Registrants email for new registration procedure.

Watch the Video Promo!Summit Sponsorship ApplicationPreview our Private Screning of Unbroken: Path to RedemptionPre-Summit Silicon Valley Study-Tour



We have an amazing lineup of speakers for this conference.

  • Dr. Henry Cloud

    Dr. Henry Cloud

    Best-selling Author, Speaker & Corporate Trainer
  • Kristen Hadeed

    Kristen Hadeed

    Founder, Student Maid; Author, TEDx Speaker & Culture Consultant
  • John O’Leary

    John O’Leary

    Inspirational/TEDx Speaker & Author | St Louis, MO
  • Steve Cockram

    Steve Cockram

    Co-founder, GiANT Worldwide | Speaker, Trainer & Author | London, England
  • Gabrielle Jackson Bosché

    Gabrielle Jackson Bosché

    President--The Millenial Solution
  • Jeremie Kubicek

    Jeremie Kubicek

    Pres & CEO GiANT Impact, Co-Founder GiANT Companies, Entrpreneur & Author
  • Walt Wiley

    Walt Wiley

    Founder & President, Winning With Encouragement
  • Brian Bosché

    Brian Bosché

    Co-Founder 60 Day Solutions & Chief Strategy Officer, The Millennial Solution
  • Brad Formsma

    Brad Formsma

    President & Founder, I Like Giving
  • Chad Merrill

    Chad Merrill

    FCCI President & CEO; Author; Impact 2:52, LLC Chairman | Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Chris Conlee

    Chris Conlee

    Author, Entrepreneur & Pastor | Memphis, TN
  • Eric J Wesley

    Eric J Wesley

    Lt Gen , Deputy Commanding General, Futures / Director, ARCIC | Ft Eustis, VA


Sunday, Sep 16, 2018
10:00 am
1:00 pm
4:30 pm
Welcome Reception
6:00 pm
7:15 pm
Welcome & Session I
8:30 pm
Dessert Buffet
9:00 pm
Nook Talks or Sage Circles (optional)
Monday, Sep 17, 2018
6:30 am
8:00 am
8:30 am
Open & Welcome
8:45 am
Session II
10:15 am
Session III
11:15 am
12:15 pm
Lunch on your own
1:45 pm
Henry Kaestner Intros the Business Pitch Competition
2:00 pm
Business Pitch Competition
3:30 pm
Time with Sharks & Sages Reception
6:00 pm
7:00 pm
Session IV
8:15 pm
Sponsor Dessert Buffet
9:00 pm
Sage Circles (optional)
Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018
9:00 am
Sage Circles (optional)
8:00 am
BMW Experience, Golf, Service Project or Free Time
4:00 pm
Bus transfer to Air Museum
4:10 pm
Pics with Luke Zamperini & Air Museum Tour
5:15 pm
Session V--Lt. Gen Eric J. Wesley
6:00 pm
7:00 pm
Visit with Luke Zamperini
7:20 pm
Pre-Release Showing-Unbroken: Path to Redemption - Movie
9:00 pm
Bus Transfer to Hotel
Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018
6:30 am
Sage Circles
6:30 am
8:00 am
8:20 am
Vision Session
8:50 am
Session VI--Dr. Henry Cloud
10:15 am
11:15 am
Session VII--Gabrielle & Brian Bosche
12:00 pm
Flash Talks
1:00 pm
Free Time
6:00 pm
7:00 pm
Session VIII--Cockram & Kubicek
8:00 pm
International Children's Choir
8:30 pm
Sponsor Dessert Buffet
9:00 pm
Nook Talks or Sage Circles (opt)
Thursday, Sep 20, 2018
7:00 am
8:30 am
Session IX--Commissioning
9:30 am
International Children's Choir
Conference Concludes

Venue & Lodgings

RITZ-CARLTON, Rancho Mirage, CA, USA


  • Minutes from shopping, dining, and: Joshua Tree National Park, Palm Springs Aerial Tramway climbing to 8,500 ft, hot-air ballooning, & the Living Desert Museum.
  • More than 20 miles of mountain biking & hiking trails originating from the hotel.
  • Unwind, fellowship or just process the challenging conference content in palm lined all-age or adult pool.
  • Greater Palm Springs features world-class golf resort locations with over 100 top-flight courses.
  • The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Fitness & Wellness Center offers dozens of fitness and relaxation options.
  • Conveniently located just 10 minutes from the Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) and 60 minutes from Ontario International Airport (ONT). Two hours from the Los Angeles (LAX), Orange County (SNA) and San Diego (SAN) International Airports.

The Ritz-Carlton, Rancho Mirage
68900 Frank Sinatra Dr, Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
Phone:(760) 321-8282

[below] Palm Springs Air Museum, venue for Tuesday night’s banquet and private pre-release showing of Unbroken: Path to Redemption


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