ABOUT THE ARIZONA GOOD BUSINESS SUMMIT
The Arizona Good Business Summit is the premier event to build a lasting legacy in our community. For entrepreneurs, small businesses and long lasting enterprises, this unique event will feature national and local leading experts presenting effective strategies to guide you to bolster your business as a force for good.
As a business leader, your success is directly tied to the success of your business. And the success of your business is connected to the collective success of our community. Join us as we connect with like-minded business influencers and identify successful approaches to build great businesses through strong communities.
OUR GOOD KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
KIM JORDAN, NEW BELGIUM BREWING
Kim Jordan, Co-founder, Executive Chair of the Board and former CEO of New Belgium Brewing, has developed expertise at the intersection of business, the environment and community to create one of the most respected craft breweries and innovative businesses in America.
Her lifelong commitment to developing healthy communities has informed New Belgium's culture through progressive policies like employee ownership, open-book management, and philanthropic giving. In more than a quarter century as an entrepreneur, Kim has spoken to thousands of people in the business, nonprofit, and academic worlds about how to create a vibrant and rewarding work culture that enhances the bottom line.
LUNCHTIME KEYNOTE SPEAKER
ENRIQUE C. FELDMAN, GLOBAL LEARNING FOUNDATION
Enrique is a prolific inspirational speaker who has presented keynotes and workshops throughout the U.S., Canada and Mexico. He is known for helping organizations identify and expand their clientele, motivate their employees, and improve their mindset, attitude, and health and wellness.
Enrique is also a content creator, having co-created the Sam the Ant® children’s book series, the iBG® Brain Game series, and the Ignite CuriosityTM speaking brand. Together with Nate Bradley, Enrique is the co-creator of Sumerian® which is a revolutionary technology that brings the world of sound to life in a rich visual manner.
CLOSING KEYNOTE SPEAKER
ERIC BAILEY, BAILEY STRATEGIC INNOVATION GROUP
President of one of the fastest-growing consulting firms in Arizona, Eric has a diverse set of experiences that includes helping NFL Pro-Bowler Larry Fitzgerald pet a rhinoceros, doing barrel rolls in an F-16, and chatting with LL Cool J on the campus of Harvard University.
Eric is the creator of the Principles of Human Understanding™, a leadership and communication methodology based in brain science and psychology. Eric's unique style blends fact and emotion and finds ways to appeal to the analytical thinkers, the emotional feelers, and everyone in between. Eric has been featured on Huffington Post, Forbes, the Like a Real Boss Podcast and has helped leaders and teams across North America see common problems from new and different perspectives. Eric works with Google Inc, the US Air Force, Los Angeles County, the City of Scottsdale, AZ and many more.
MORE OF OUR GOOD SPEAKERS
DR. HEIDI JANNENGA
GOODMANS INTERIOR STRUCTURES
DR. MATTHEW C. WHITAKER
LIN SUE COONEY
HOSPICE OF THE VALLEY
LOCAL FIRST ARIZONA FOUNDATION
WHAT TO EXPECT
The 2019 Good Business Summit will focus on how to establish unique legacy for your business in Arizona by focusing on doing well and doing good. Learn strategies from companies that have proven success and growth through centering purpose at the forefront of business; increased profit through creating financial and social well-being for stakeholders, customers and suppliers; boosted customer engagement and loyalty through leading positive environmental practices; and established a results-oriented culture through building authentic, thriving and inclusive teams.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
CEOs and Leadership Teams: Learn what it will take to take your business to the next level of growth. Make connections with key partners, peers, and stakeholders at all levels.
Owners of Small, Growing and Large Arizona Companies: Businesses of all industries, large and small will find the content relevant. Whether your business has been incorporating elements of social responsibility for years, or it is just beginning to think about ways to operate with people, planet and profit in mind, you will leave the Summit with new ideas and inspirations from fellow entrepreneurs. Owners, HR professionals, managers and key staff of your business are encouraged to attend.
Entrepreneurs and Innovators: Individuals who are looking for ideas to solve complex social issues and environmental challenges will find plenty of inspiration at this event, and will be able to network with like-minded individuals.
Investors and Funders: Investing in socially responsible companies that produce value for stakeholders have the potential to result in strong financial returns. Meet Arizona companies that are doing great things in the state.
Community Leaders and Elected Officials: What does a community of socially responsible business owners look like for your city or town? Social responsibility is not just for for-profit companies. Learn from our panelists how their businesses create a strong, positive presence in the regions they operate in.