Midwest Summit on Leadership

The Midwest Summit on Leadership

Save the Date for Next Year!

May 15, 2025

The Dixon: Historic Theatre

Thank you for joining us in Dixon, Illinois, for another year of inspiring leadership at the Midwest Summit!

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2024 Keynote Speakers

Come back soon for more information on this year’s presentations!

April Shprintz

“Creating Unprecedented Success with The Generosity Culture”

Business Accelerator & Sales Expert and Award-Winning Author

Kelly McDonald

“How to Work With and Lead People Not Like You”

One of the Nation’s Top Experts in Leadership, Marketing & Sales, DEI, the Customer Experience and Consumer Trends

PJ Caposey

“Reigniting our Leadership Why”

Illinois State Superintendent of the Year and a Finalist for the National Superintendent of the Year

2024 Lunch Workshop

Dr. Jon Mandrell

“Positive Instigation: Techniques for Engaging Others”

VP of Academics and Student Services at Sauk Valley Community College
Dixon, Illinois

Express Lunch Options

Each year, orrganizers work with local eateries to provide express lunch options for attendees.

Thank you to Baker Street, Fresco on First, Leo’s Marvelous Bites, River City Ale House, Salamandra Restaurant, and Somkit Thai & Sushi for providing great options for attendees!

After-Party Details

We kept the energy levels high in 2024 with an After-Party at Mad Water Saloon, where hundreds enjoyed live music from Nashville recording artist Gina Venier, a Dixon native, as well as prizes, meet-and-greet opportunities with the speakers, and more!