NEW Rising Stars 2019

photo from NEW Rising Stars 2018 in Nashville

Your future is looking up

NEW Rising Stars trains tomorrow's leaders by increasing self-awareness, building leadership skills and expanding business networks.

This five-month leadership program includes a professional 360-degree assessment, a three-day in-person learning event, three interactive webinars and one executive coaching session (with an option for more sessions).

Like all NEW leadership development programs, NEW Rising Stars is based on the NEW Career Accelerator Model,™ created in partnership with the Center for Creative Leadership.

Mid-career professionals participating in the highly engaging NEW Rising Stars program will learn new leadership skills and receive needed feedback to propel their careers to the next level.

Graduates will come away with a better awareness of their strengths and areas for development, plus an expanded network of industry peers.

Hundreds of mid-level leaders have taken the NEW Rising Stars challenge. Every one of the 2018 participants called NEW Rising Stars content "relevant." Nearly 95 percent "would recommend NEW Rising Stars to other professionals at my level."

Who should attend

NEW Rising Stars is designed for women and men who are mid-level managers seeking to contribute at a higher level at NEW partner companies. Organizations are urged to enroll a diverse slate of participants to build cross-function expertise. Not a member? Join NEW now.


Orientation webinar
    March 6, 2019
    10:30 am - 12:00 pm ET
    (Orientation webinar will be recorded.)

Immersive on-site
   May 15-17, 2019
   Loews Vanderbilt Hotel
   Nashville, Tennessee

      * Program starts Wednesday at 2:00 pm, ends Friday at 12:00 pm.

One-on-one coaching
   One 90-minute session based on a 360 assessment
   Individually scheduled

Virtual learning
   June 27, 2019
   10:30 am - 12:00 pm ET

   August 8, 2019
   10:30 am - 12:00 pm ET

Tuition is $2,995, including on-site meals and course materials (does not include travel and lodging).

Rising Stars participants should complete the confidential NEW Rising Stars survey before the orientation webinar to ensure the best possible learning experience.

Registration closes March 1, 2019. Full tuition will be refunded for cancellations through February 7, 2019. Partial tuition will be refund for cancellations through March 7, 2019.

Contact NEW Director of Learning & Development Chris Sopa at for program details.

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NEW Rising Stars fact sheet

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Photos from NEW Rising Stars 2018

“NEW Rising Stars
is not only about developing one’s self.
It is about valuing, supporting and empowering the communityCarinaGonzalez_150px.png around you.”

— Carina Machain
Ahold Delhaize US