City set to plug in for world summit

Top leaders sure to inspire

THE Global Leadership Summit is coming back to East London from tomorrow until Saturday at the Abbottsford Christian Centre.

The event is a video-cast conference which will feature sessions by international leaders including Sheryl Sandberg from Facebook, Laszlo Bok of Google, Bill Hybels from Willowcreek Church and Andy Stanley from Northpoint Church in the United States, among many others.

GLOBAL MEETING: A video cast of this year’s Global Leadership Summit, filmed in Chicago, USA, will be held at the Abbotsford Christian Centre this weekend Picture: SUPPLIED

The speakers deliver content guaranteed to stretch your thinking on leadership and your place as a leader in the city.

The facilitation after each session will look to guide transformation from good intentions to positive action.

“The summit is an incredible opportunity for everyone in East London to have access to the best leadership input available globally,” event manager Roger Curran said.

The summit is presented in 90 countries, and reaches more than 400000 people every year.

“It gives the world access to the best leadership training [out there].

“East London is providing a world-class experience for local leaders from churches, government, educational institutions, as well as delegates from business, NGO, private and social responsibility sectors,” Curran said.

The summit is organised by Stirling Baptist Church.

“We really want to see the venue packed, and hope that people will go out and do great things in our hometown afterwards,” Curran said.

Tickets are R420 per person, including lunch and teas on both days, and can be bought online from

For queries contact Debbie on (043)735-2340.


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