Global Leadership Summit Everyone has influence.

Aug. 10–11, 2017
Early bird rates: $199 | $169/person for groups of 10 or more
Student/faculty/military rate*: $89
livestreamed at Northwestern College (host site #656)

Leaders have influence. You have influence. YOU ARE A LEADER.

Invest in yourself and your team by experiencing Willow Creek Association's Global Leadership Summit (GLS) via livestream at Northwestern College. From the comfort of Northwestern's England Theatre, you'll hear from this year's world-class Summit faculty, which includes Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg, Equal Justice Initiative founder Bryan Stevenson, star of NBC's The Profit Marcus Lemonis, peace and forgiveness advocate Immaculée Ilibagiza, and a dozen other faith, thought and business leaders.

Northwestern is one of more than 600 host locations for more than 400,000 Summit attendees worldwide.

*To be eligible for the discounted rate, you must be a full-time student (high school, undergrad and graduate) or a college or seminary faculty member. U.S. Military Active Duty and Reserve personnel and their spouses are also eligible. To receive the military rate, contact GLS customer service at 1-800-570-9812.


Register

Register to attend the Global Leadership Summit at Northwestern College. (Please enter your own church/organization information in the "Church/Organization Information" on the registration page, and not the host site.)

Register

  • Northwestern College employees/students

If you are a Northwestern College employee or student, please enter the priority code you received to register for the host-site rate of $89.


Bring your team

You and your team are welcome to reserve a campus meeting space during the 75-minute lunch break on either Thursday or Friday. Contact Summit event manager Jill Haarsma with a request for your team (date[s], number in your team, any special accommodations). Email your reservation by Aug. 4.


Order box lunches Cost $7.95 each

Order one or more box lunches for you and/or your team members. The five lunch options available from Northwestern's food service provider, Sodexo, include salad, wraps and sandwiches, including a gluten-free sandwich option. 

Order lunch


Spanish translation

Simultaneous translation of the Summit presentations into Spanish is available. If you or someone on your team requires translation services, contact event manager Jill Haarsma


Directions and parking

Northwestern College is located along Hwy. 10 and Albany Ave. in Orange City. Summit guests may park in the lots north of Christ Chapel & DeWitt Music Hall (#8 and #9 on the campus map) or the DeWitt Learning Commons (#10). The Summit will be held in the England Theatre of the DeWitt Theatre Arts Center (#14). ADA compliant parking is available east of the theatre and Colenbrander Hall (#15).

From the north , take the Beresford, South Dakota, exit (Exit 47) and turn east on S.D. Highway 46. Follow the highway approximately 17 miles as it turns south and becomes Iowa Highway 10 entering Iowa. In Hawarden, look for the sign for Highway 10 East and Orange City and turn left (east) onto Highway 10. Orange City is approximately 20 miles east of Hawarden. Highway 10 intersects Northwestern’s campus. Once you are in Orange City, turn left (north) onto Albany Avenue at the first stop light. Go one block and turn left (west) onto 6th Street SE. Drive one more block and you'll reach the entrance to Northwestern's campus. Enter the boulevard and park in the lot on your right, just north of the DeWitt Learning Commons, where there is reserved parking for admissions guests. The admissions office is in Zwemer Hall, the historic building with towers on the south side of the green.

From the south, take the Iowa Highway 75/20 bypass (Exit 144A) on the south side of Sioux City and follow U.S. Highway 75 north to Le Mars. Stay on the four-lane divided highway as it bypasses Le Mars and becomes U.S. Highway 60 on the north side of town. Travel another 10 miles on Highway 60 until you reach Carnes and turn left (north) onto county road K64 for five miles to Orange City. Northwestern College is at the intersection of K64/Albany Avenue and Highway 10. Continue on through the stop light at that intersection for one block and turn left (west) onto 6th Street SE. Drive one more block and you'll reach the entrance to Northwestern's campus. Enter the boulevard and park in the lot on your right, just north of the DeWitt Learning Commons, where there is reserved parking for admissions guests. The admissions office is in Zwemer Hall, the historic building with towers on the south side of the green.

Take Interstate 29 north and follow the above directions.

From the east, take the first Worthington, Minnesota, exit (Exit 45) and head south on Minnesota Highway 60. Take Highway 60 approximately 50 miles south to Alton and turn west on Iowa Highway 10 for three miles to Orange City. Northwestern College is at the intersection of Highway 10 and Albany Avenue. At the stoplight at that intersection, turn right (north) onto Albany Avenue, go one block, and turn left (west) onto 6th Street SE. Drive one more block and you'll reach the entrance to Northwestern's campus. Enter the boulevard and park in the lot on your right, just north of the DeWitt Learning Commons, where there is reserved parking for admissions guests. The admissions office is in Zwemer Hall, the historic building with towers on the south side of the green.

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