West Michigan CEO Summit

The West Michigan CEO Summit features a lineup of regional leaders discussing this year’s theme, Leadership For the Future. Join us Tuesday, June 11 to cover topics such as supporting the next generation of leadership, overcoming divisiveness, standing out amid competition, and creating an inclusive community for diverse talent.

What to expect:

  • Panel discussions and keynote presentations with tools for business growth
  • Inspiring leadership lessons
  • The opportunity to participate in facilitated discussions on key issues
  • Networking with fellow West Michigan executives


Event Agenda

  7:30 a.m.        Registration, Buffet Breakfast & Networking
  8:30 a.m.        Welcome
  8:45 a.m.        Leadership Lesson Conversation – Geoffrey Miller and Ana Ramírez-Sáenz
  9:05 a.m.        Table Discussion
  9:35 a.m.        Break & Networking
  9:55 a.m.        What Executives Need to Know About AI – Chip LaFleur
10:20 a.m.        Next Generation Panel – Zach Verhulst, Emily Griffen, and Dan Ribbens, moderated by Joe Hune
10:50 a.m.        Break & Networking
11:10 a.m.        Leadership Lesson – Sara Knoester
11:30 a.m.        Leadership Lesson – Jeremy Burgin
11:50 a.m.        Buffet Lunch
12:20 p.m.        Keynote Presentation – Doug DeVos
12:45 p.m.        Closing Remarks
  1:00 p.m.        Adjourn