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10/22/2014 to 10/24/2014
When: Wednesday to Friday, October 22-24, 2014
Where: Hyatt Regency Atlanta
265 Peachtree St. NE
Atlanta, Georgia  30303
United States
Contact: Lauren Martinez

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NEW Leadership Summit 2014


The NEW Leadership Summit offers inspiration, team building and career development for the entire retail and consumer goods industry — including emerging and mid-level leaders, senior executives and men who lead women. The Summit features all-star keynoters, career-building workshops, special events like our Celebrating Excellence Awards and networking with more than 1,000 industry executives.

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Attendance is limited. Register by August 19 and save $100.
Final registration closes Tuesday, September 23.

$895 (early bird rate until Tuesday, August 19)
$995 (after Tuesday, August 19)

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Membership is required to attend. For more information on becoming a member, contact your NEW Ambassador  or click here.

Last day to cancel and receive a refund is Tuesday, September 23 (four weeks prior to the event or sell out). Please reference your individual event registration confirmation email for online steps and personal confirmation number.

The last day to request a replacement is Tuesday, September 30 (three weeks out prior to the event). Click here to submit your formal replacement request in writing. Replacement requests submitted after September 30 will incur an automatic $250 service fee to the credit card number on file.

Other registration changes
The last day to make changes to your registration form is Tuesday, September 30. Please reference your individual event registration confirmation email for online steps and personal confirmation number.

All events will be held at the full-service Hyatt Regency Atlanta. Discount room reservations are available through the online event registration system through Tuesday, September 23. Changes and cancellations to hotel registrations must be made no later than 48 hours prior to arrival without penalty of one night’s room charge. NEW Leadership Summit room rates are $159 per night (plus applicable tax), subject to availability. Please phone the hotel directly for last-minute hotel cancellations at (404) 577-1234. Please have your hotel confirmation number handy.

For help with event registration other than hotel support, please email Lauren Huizar Martinez. For help with membership, please email Anna Duran Martinez.


Wednesday, October 22

12:00 pm – 7:00 pm

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
NEW Leadership Academy
Sponsors: Your Advocates for Advancement 
Moderator: Jo Miller
CEO, Women's Leadership Coaching

Martha Buffington
Vice President, Customer Solutions, Coca-Cola Refreshments
The Coca-Cola Company

Amy Parton
Category Director, Pets
Wal-Mart Inc.

Jody Pinson
Vice President Merchandising, Beauty
Wal-Mart Inc.

4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Growing You: Linking the Summit to Your Personal Development Plan
Eileen Tarjan
Learning Manager
Network of Executive Women

Alicia Whitaker
Whitaker Associates

Men's Roundtable
Engaging Men in Women's Leadership Advancement
Moderator: Jeffery Halter

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Welcome Reception

Dinner on Your Own

Thursday, October 23


7:00 am – 7:00 pm 

7:15 am – 8:15 am
Networking breakfast

GENERAL SESSION 8:30 am – 10:00 am

8:30 am – 8:45 am

8:45 am – 9:15 am
NEW Annual Members Meeting

9:15 am – 10:00 am
Opening Keynote
Sarah Lewis
Author of The Rise: Creativity, The Gift of Failure and the Search for Mastery

10:00 am - 10:30 am
Networking break

LEARNING SESSIONS 10:30 am – 11:45 am

Senior Executive Track

Presence with Purpose
Mary Civiello
Civiello Communications Group

Making Office Politics Work for You
Jill Flynn
Founding Partner
Flynn Heath Holt Leadership

Midlevel Leader Track

Emotional Intelligence
Tara Frank
Vice President, Multicultural Strategy
Hallmark Cards Inc.

Reinventing You
Dorie Clark
Adjunct Professor, Fuqua School of Business
Duke University

Courageous Leadership
Lisa Walsh
Vice President, PepsiCo Customer Management
PepsiCo Inc.

Emerging Leader Track

Get in the Driver's Seat: Career Mapping
Wendy Capland
Vision Quest Consulting

Understanding Gender Dynamics for Effective Teamwork
Jeffery T. Halter

Work-Life Balance Wisdom
Tricia Molloy
Author of Working with Wisdom

Straight Talk Track

Bouncing Back: Personal Resilience
(morning only)

Sarah Lewis
Author of The Rise: Creativity, the Gift of Failure and the Search for Mastery

Uncovering Talent
Christie Smith
West Region Managing Director, Deloitte Consulting LLP
Managing Principal, Leadership Center for Inclusion

12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Summit Luncheon

12:45 pm – 1:45 pm
C-Suite Roundtable
Career Innovation and Critical Choices
Moderator: Betsy Hosick
General Manager Procurement, DM&S
Chevron Corporation

Teresa Wynn Roseborough
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
The Home Depot

Bea Perez
Chief Sustainability Officer
The Coca-Cola Company

Additional panelists to be announced

2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
Morning sessions repeat

Straight Talk Track

Legacy: Leaving Your Treasures and Gifts
(afternoon only)

Dr. Ella Bell
Founder and President, ASCENT

3:45 pm – 4:45 pm
Transitions Mixer
Connect with peers at your career and life stage

6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Celebrating Excellence Awards Gala

6:00 pm – 6:45 pm
Red Carpet reception

6:45 pm – 7:45 pm

7:45 pm – 8:30 pm
Awards program

8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
Celebrating Excellence Awards Afterparty

Friday, October 24

6:45 am – 7:45 am
Networking breakfast

8:00 am – 9:30 am
General Session

Closing Keynote
Career GPS: Creating and Navigating Your Own Path
Dr. Ella Bell
Founder and President, ASCENT

ACTION WORKSHOPS 9:45 am – 11:15 am

CRAVE Your Goals!
Tricia Molloy
Author of Working with Wisdom

Take It Back: Making the Summit Real
Jill Flynn
Founding Partner
Flynn Heath Holt Leadership

NEW Regional Leaders Best Practices
[By invitation]
Christina Cole
Regional Development Manager
Network of Executive Women

NEW Ambassador Best Practices
[By invitation]
Nancy Krawczyk
Vice President, Sales and Marketing
Network of Executive Women

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