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The Global Leadership Summit

Videocast Events | October–November

Fresh, actionable and inspiring leadership content from a world-class faculty at a convenient location near you.


Everyone has influence.

Your influence matters. Join 445,000+ of your peers to learn how to maximise it with two days of world-class leadership training.

  • Gain exclusive access to the Summit presented via videocast at of sites across the UK and Ireland

  • Get a unique blend of vision, inspiration and practical skills you can immediately apply

  • Learn from the diverse 2018 faculty

  • Leverage the Summit as a resource to transform yourself and your community

  • Join a community of like-minded Christians from 135+ countries and 60 languages who attend the Summit around the world

Great value leadership training

From just £40

* 2-Day Individual Rate £75
* 2-Day Group Rate £70

* 1-Day Rate £40


The quality of speakers is second to none. Highly inspirational and highly relational. It is the best training tool for our teams.

Kirk McAtear,
Church Leader

World-Class Faculty

The diverse Summit faculty delivers a unique blend of vision, inspiration and practical skills you can immediately apply.


Co-Founder & Senior Pastor, Life.Church


Founder and Senior Pastor, The Potter’s House


Founder, Triad Consulting Group; Faculty, Harvard Law School


Restaurateur; TIME Magazine’s “100 Most Influential People”


CEO, Whitespace at Work


Pastor; Author; Justice Advocate

John C.

Leadership Expert; Bestselling Author; Coach


Vice Chairman, Managing Director and Senior Client Advisor at Morgan Stanley


Best-selling Author; Entrepreneur


Author, Futurist, Founder of Mosaic, Los Angeles

Dr. Nthabiseng

Founder & CEO, Quali Health; Social Entrepreneur

Livermore, Ph.D.

President, Cultural Intelligence Center; Best-selling Author


Best-selling Author; Founder, Start With Why

Attend the GLS at a venue near you!

The GLS 2018 UK & Ireland videocast is run over multiple locations throughout the UK and Ireland and is coordinated by Willow Creek Association. Each host site uses the GLS to serve leaders in its community.

12-13 October

Thriving Life Church

St Peter’s Halliwell

Jesus Centre

London SW
St Mark’s Battersea Rise

Tees Valley
Destiny Church

1-2 November

City Life Church

2-3 November

Bishop’s Stortford
Bishops Stortford Baptist Church

Woodlands Church

7-8 November

St Mary’s Cogges / Open Doors
(Venue at Open Doors)

9-10 November

King’s Community Church


London SE
King’s Church Orpington

Milton Keynes
Milton Keynes Christian Centre

Crossgate Church

16-17 November

Trinity Cheltenham

Become a Host Site

Find out more

Please note that the following originally advertised venues are no longer taking place:
Jersey, Newcastle, Norwich, Stafford and Swansea

Frequently Asked Questions

Location & Dates

+ What are the benefits of attending the Summit at a site near me?

The affordability and accessibility of the GLS videocast means that you can come with your team and meet leaders in your region.

Register Now: At a site near you

+ What are the dates for the 2018 Global Leadership Summit?

The LIVE Summit in Chicago is 9-10 August. More details.
The UK and Ireland videocast dates and venues are listed above.

+ Is the programming the same at all locations?

The UK & Ireland videocast will show most of the speaker sessions listed above, but not all, as space is provided for process time within the programme. The programme is generally consistent across all the venues, although some variations may occur. Please note that the lineup of speakers is subject to change.


+ How much does it cost to attend?

Pricing varies. Discounts are available based on group size and date of registration. Also, consider becoming a WCA member which includes a complimentary GLS ticket and year-round GLS resources.

Click here for specific pricing information

+ What does the conference price include?

Registration for the event includes conference materials and tea/coffee/water refreshments at the breaks. Meals are NOT included in the price of registration. You may wish to bring your own snacks.

+ What if I need to cancel my booking?

We cannot provide a refund. You may transfer your booking to another person, notifying our office prior to the event.

+ What if I want to come but can’t afford it?

Please give us a call on 023 8071 0295 and we will see what we can work out.


+ How do I register for The Global Leadership Summit?

There are 2 ways to book:

1. Online: Click Here

2. Phone: 023 8071 0295

Please ensure you read our terms of booking.

+ How do I update attendee information?

Each registered attendee is able to update their information on Eventbrite if they create an account when booking. If you registered as a group, you can also update your group members information. Alternatively, the WCA UK & Ireland office can update your booking for you – call 023 8071 0295.

+ Can I share a registration with someone if I can't attend the entire event?

We do not provide the option to share tickets but 1-Day tickets are available.

+ Do I need to have all the names of our group when I register?

We allow groups to reserve “empty registrations” and then submit names of those who will be attending at a later date. We encourage you to enter those names by early September.

+ Can I bring my children?

While families are important to us, we are not able to accommodate infants or children at this conference.

+ Can I attend if I have a disability?

Please notify the office prior to the event if you have a disability or any other special needs and we will do our utmost to accommodate you at the conference.