Our largest event of the year, VIBE is an accumulation of all the visionary, inspirational, bold and energetic members and individuals that keep our organization and our region moving forward. VIBE demonstrates the upward momentum of our community, and serves as our largest fundraiser of the year. Over the course of an evening, attendees enjoy ample networking opportunities before receiving a keynote address from a world-renowned speaker with topics that cover the latest trends in the business industry.
ABOUT THE EVENT
Meet the Speaker
Seth Mattison is an internationally renowned expert and author on workforce trends, generational dynamics, and business strategy. As Co-Founder and Chief Movement Officer of Luminate Labs, Seth advises many of the world’s leading brand and organizations on the key shifts happening around talent management, change and innovation, leadership, and the future of work.
His ideas have been featured in such publications as The Wall St. Journal, Forbes, The Huffington Post, and The Globe and Mail and was named to the Editors’ Picks for Speakers to Watch by MeetingsNet.
For the past decade Seth has shared his insights with thousands of business leaders around the world and has received accolades from many of the worlds best brands including: MasterCard, Johnson and Johnson, Microsoft, Kraft Foods, AT&T, PepsiCo, GE Energy, Cisco, State Farm, Merrill Lynch, Dow, and Disney.
WHAT HE’S TALKING ABOUT
Next Gen Talent:
Unleash the Power and Perspective of Every Generation
Take a look around your organization today. There’s a good chance you’re working alongside 3 and possibly even 4 generations of talent. Going forward, the workforce is moving inexorably toward greater diversity. This dynamic can create crippling challenges or game changing advantages for teams that learn to recognize, understand, value, and ultimately tap the strategic perspective that lies within every generation. Fresh eyes alongside seasoned wisdom will be a fierce force in the new world of work.
Next Gen Talent will help you harness it.
Seth will explore the histories, personalities, strengths, and challenges of each unique generational group. And share insights and today’s biggest workforce trends.
Thank you to our Sponsors & Partners!
2019 Annual gathering:
An Evening With Mel Robbins
In 2019, we welcomed serial entrepreneur Mel Robbins to discuss her topic “The 5 Second Rule” to our members. Mel is a best-selling author, internationally recognized social media influencer, and one of the most sought-after motivational speakers in the world. Her digital platform inspires more than 20 million people a month with transformative videos, articles, positive psychology research, and inspiring content. Mel’s latest book, The 5 Second Rule, is a fixture on Amazon’s “Top Ten Most Read List” and one of the most successful audio books ever published. Her TEDx talk about change has more than ten million views.
2018 Annual gathering:
An Evening With Shawn Achor
For our 2018 event, we were proud to welcome New York Times best-selling author and Oprah-endorsed happiness guru Shawn Achor to our 2018 Annual Spring Gathering. Shawn is the author of two best-selling books on happiness, “Before Happiness” and “The Happiness Advantage.” Shawn’s TED talk on “the happy secret to better work” has been viewed over 15 million times – among the site’s 20 most popular lectures, beating out a talk by Steve Jobs. Shawn Achor’s talks have taken him to over 50 countries and to a wide range of audiences from the White House to the NFL, CEOs in China, doctors in Dubai, schoolchildren in South Africa, farmers in Zimbabwe, as well as numerous Fortune 100 companies, the NBA, and the Pentagon.
2017 Annual gathering:
An Evening With Daymond John
Daymond John is the personification of the American Dream. From his humble beginning on the streets of New York, to a self-made multimillionaire with over $4 billion in global product sales, and a starring role on the ABC business reality TV show Shark Tank, Daymond John continues to set standards of excellence while expanding his interests in fashion, branding, marketing, consulting, entertainment and beyond.
2016 Annual Gathering:
An Evening With Seth Godin
In 2016, we welcomed Seth Godin as our keynote speaker, one of today’s most influential business thinkers and the author of 18 books that have been bestsellers around the world. In addition to his writing and speaking, Seth founded both Yoyodyne and Squidoo. His blog (which you can find by typing “Seth” into Google) is one of the most popular in the world. He writes about the post-industrial revolution, the way ideas spread, marketing, quitting, leadership and most of all, changing everything.