Each year, this event is the cornerstone of our commitment to fostering a community of growth, collaboration, and excellence among our esteemed SPGroup members. This year’s LEADSeminar takes place in vibrant Memphis, a city rich in history and known for iconic products and legacies.
The theme, "Made in Memphis", celebrates innovation, resilience, and transformation. Just as countless legendary creations originated here, from Elvis Presley to BB King, we urge you to use this opportunity to craft the best versions of yourselves.
The LEADSeminar is a platform for collaboration, where ideas are born, and partnerships are forged. Share experiences, seek inspiration, and build a brighter, more successful future together. Thank you for being part of this extraordinary event. Wishing you an unforgettable and transformative experience at the Annual LEADSeminar: Made in Memphis!
Tuesday, November 7th Beginning at 6:00PM
Step into an atmosphere of excitement and anticipation as we gather to celebrate the commencement of the 16th Annual LEADSeminar. This exclusive event is designed to foster connections, recognize achievements, and create a memorable evening for all attendees.
The Legends Made: Awards Gala promises an evening of delightful encounters and unforgettable moments. Let us embark on this journey together, united by the pursuit of excellence and knowledge.
Dress Code: The dress code for the evening is smart-casual, allowing you to feel comfortable while maintaining an air of elegance. Dress to impress and enjoy the company of fellow seminar participants in a refined setting.
Wednesday, November 8th
Beyond the Cockpit: Crafting Your Best Self - A Fighter Pilot's Debrief
We're excited to welcome Brigadier General (Ret)Mark "Kahuna" Auer, a seasoned fighter pilot turned successful corporate leader, as our keynote speaker. In his address, "Beyond the Cockpit," Mark will share powerful lessons from his unique 45-year journey.
Known for conveying his wisdom in memorable "packages of 3," Mark's insights are valuable for everyone, from on-the-ground team members to managers and business owners alike. His transformation from the demanding environment of a fighter pilot to the corporate world speaks to the core values of resilience, discipline, and continuous learning.
This talk goes beyond conventional leadership speeches. It's about harnessing individual potential, fostering team collaboration, and driving business success. Whether you're at the start of your career, leading a team, or running a business, Mark's address promises practical insights that can be applied immediately.
Join us for this inspiring event with Mark and accelerateyour journey to personal and professional growth.
Prepare to immerse yourself in a captivating journey of learning during our insightful Knowledge Workshops—the heart of our seminar experience!
In these dynamic sessions, our esteemed facilitators, experts in their respective fields, will lead you through a diverse range of topics, offering unique perspectives and practical insights.
Dive into Knowledge:
Whether you seek to refine your professional expertise, explore emerging trends, or gain new skills, these sessions are carefully designed to cater to your specific interests and learning goals.
Connect and Collaborate:
Interact with fellow participants, exchanging ideas and experiences as you absorb valuable knowledge from the facilitators. The Knowledge Workshops foster a collaborative atmosphere, creating opportunities to build lasting connections within a community of like-minded individuals.
Empowerment Through Education:
Our Knowledge Workshops are designed to empower you with actionable insights and tools that you can readily apply in your personal and professional life. Elevate your skills, broaden your horizons, and harness newfound knowledge to thrive in today's dynamic world.
Join us for a transformative experience in our Knowledge Workshops, where you will expand your horizons and unlock your full potential.
All SPGroup members are invited to participate in our first-ever T-Shirt Contest! This year's theme is all about showcasing what makes your company unique! Design a t-shirt that creatively reflects the essence, values, or special qualities that set your company apart from the rest. Whether it's your innovative approach, commitment to sustainability, vibrant team spirit, or something entirely different, we want to see it emblazoned on your tees. Gather your team and proudly wear your one-of-a-kind designs for a chance to win an amazing prize and the recognition of having the most distinctive t-shirt at the event!
To view a detailed agenda for your specific learning track, click on the Agenda in the main navigation bar.
Breakfast will be served beginning at 7:00AM and lunch will be served from 12:00 - 1:00PM.
Lunch will be served from 12:00 - 1:00PM.
Skyway and Rooftop
Cocktails begin at 6:00PM followed by the Welcome Reception and Dinner at 7:00PM. Awards begin at 8:00PM.
Skyway and Rooftop
Breakfast will be served beginning at 8:00AM.
Watch an SPGroup member become an honorary Duckmaster!