The 32nd Annual Leadership 100 Conference, which will bring together prominent members of the Greek diaspora in the U.S., will convene February 2nd to February 5th of this year at The Phoenician in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Among them will be Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, who will share his thoughts and visions for the Archdiocese and the Church in America and worldwide.
“We are pleased to continue our annual conferences with the participation of His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros and with a program of outstanding speakers from business, technology and communications, the hallmarks of our contemporary times,” Demetrios G. Logothetis, Chairman of Leadership 100, said. “We are pleased to note that attendance will reach record levels.”
Leadership 100 has distributed more than $65 million in grants
Leadership 100 was created in 1984 under the guidance of Archbishop Iakovos as an endowment fund of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese to provide an opportunity for Greek Orthodox leaders to support the life-sustaining ministries of the Church.
Since its inception, Leadership 100 has distributed more than $65 million in grants that have ranged from providing scholarship funds for individuals studying for the priesthood at Hellenic College/Holy Cross School of Theology to supporting a variety of National Ministries.
It has also provided humanitarian assistance during national and international crises.
This year’s Conference speakers are:
Dr. Costis Maglaras, Dean, Columbia Business School
Panos Panay, Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer, Microsoft
Carl Hollister, President, L.M. Kohn & Company
Yvette Manessis Corporon, best-selling author and Emmy Award-winning producer
Rev. Protopresbyter Nicolas Kazarian, Ecumenical Officer and Director of the Department on Inter-Orthodox, Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations, Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America with Nicholas Anton, Director of Operations, Assembly of Canonical Orthodox Bishops of the United States of America
The Opening Forum with Fr. Kazarian and Nicholas Anton will be on Thursday, February 2nd followed by an address from Carl Hollister. A Luncheon and Forum will follow with an address by Dr. Maglaras. The Welcome Reception will take place on Thursday evening.
On Friday, February 3rd, following breakfast, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros will deliver his Lecture.
The General Assembly will take place after the Lecture, followed by a Luncheon and Forum addressed by Yvette Manessis Corporon. The Hellenic Glendi will be held on Friday evening.
Events on Saturday, February 4th will include a Brunch and Special Forum led by Panos Panay, Golf and Tennis Tournaments and Awards chaired by John Aivazoglou, and a Walk/Run event, chaired by Mike Manatos.
The Grand Banquet at which the Archbishop Iakovos Leadership 100 Award for Excellence will be presented will take place on Saturday evening. The Hierarchical Divine Liturgy will be celebrated on Sunday, February 5th at Holy Trinity Cathedral in Phoenix.
For more details on the conference program please follow the link.