Join Us At The Conference!
We are excited to invite you to be part of the Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures 2018 National Leadership Development Conference.
About Our Conference
Discover the Potential in Others
Be the Spark! Ignite your Team!
We're excited to welcome back last year’s attendees and invite new leaders to the 4th Annual National Leadership Development Conference! Last year, we focused on discovering your potential. This year, this conference will help you discover the potential in others. Think about your team. Every employee is different, right? They all have individual talents, their own set of values and their own set of experiences that can help shape and drive your team’s strategies. As their leader, do you know how to get the most out of them? How to enable the full potential in others? Helping someone discover their potential is one of the most important leadership skills you can acquire and this conference will give you the necessary tools to get you there. As you prepare for this conference, think about the potential on your team and how you can be the spark and light a fire beneath them!
Ian Leonard - NLDC Master of Ceremonies
NLDC Conference Attendees Experience:
Embrace strengths that make you shine.
Expand performance threshold.
Become a strong foundation of talent.
Develop decision making abilities.
Who Should Attend
• Executives, directors, managers and emerging leaders from tribal affiliations and business corporations
• Mid-level managers who have recently been promoted
• Prospective executives or managers looking for career enhancement
• Businesses seeking leadership excellence for their management team
• Leaders and aspiring leaders with a passion for building effective teams
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Earn Professional Development Continued Education Credits (CEU’s) While Attending!We are excited to partner with United Tribes Technical College, and offer Professional Development Continued Education Credits (CEU’s) to Native-Serving Businesses/Organizations at no cost! You will need to download the form from the link below, and turn it in during the conference. This is a great opportunity don't miss it!
NLDC - UTTC CEU Application
Metro North Chamber of Commerce President
I highly recommend the National Leadership Development Conference (NLDC) in Hinckley MN. I attend many conferences and was very impressed by the quantity and quality of speakers that the NLDC hosted. Most conferences have one or two keynotes at best; the NLDC had keynote-caliber speakers consistently throughout each day. In fact, many speakers led break-out sessions, giving attendees an opportunity for a deeper-dive in their materials. I left the conference feeling refreshed and ready to implement the many professional and personal take-way's I learned. I firmly believe that any person, regardless of age or occupation, would find value in attending a future NLDC.
I-94 West Chamber
Out of all the conferences I’ve attended, the one held by Grand Casino was tops! They are able to secure first-class "blow your mind" speakers that not everyone has the connections or resources to hire. This conference is for every employee and every business! I so appreciate Grand Casino sharing their knowledge and means of success with local, national, and international businesses. I will attend every year to get the best business education available.
Director of Extended Learning UTTC
Welcoming, motivating and engaging! The 2016 National Leadership Development Conference: Leadership Driving Innovation falls as one of the top three conferences that I have attended throughout my 21 years of being a professional educator. The conference sessions were informative, well-planned and coordinated. As a vendor and participant, I came back to my institution excited to share my experience and look forward to attending the 2017 conference!
Professional Motivational Speaker & Member of the National Speakers Association
As a professional speaker I have had the privilage to attend hundreds of conferences. Without a doubt, the lineup of presenters and information offered at the Mille Lacs Leadership Conference is as good as it gets. One should make every effort to attend this outstanding event.
Ambassador Interstate 94 West Chamber of Commerce
The Grand Casino Leadership Conference was excellent! The conference provided a number of great speakers covering various topics for all levels of business. It is great to hear this high caliber of speakers that many small businesses would not have the opportunity to experience. It is very affordable training for all types of business. It is also great networking with individuals from all parts of the country. I am really looking forward to the 2017 conference!
Inspirational Speaker and Author
The speakers, thought leaders and incredible atmosphere at the The National Leadership Development Conference was off the charts great. I was honored to be a part of this amazing event. It’s a think tank for positive leaders who want to make a true impact.
Learning and Development Manager ROI, Inc.
"Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures hosted a stellar line-up of speakers in 2016 that provided participants with plenty of insights for professional and personal development, as well as plenty of laughs! The variety and notoriety of the keynote and breakout speakers was second to none, especially considering the low cost to attend. I would highly recommend this conference for both aspiring and seasoned leaders. If 2017 is anything like last year, attendees will leave feeling inspired and empowered to apply the many practical and meaningful leadership concepts. The built in networking times were a great value-added part of the conference!"
Rosalie J Bell
President Origin Marketing, LLC.
“The Leadership Conference at Grand Casino was worth the time and money invested! It was filled with many actionable takeaways, ah-ha moments, and invaluable networking with the attendees and surprisingly the speakers. It is a rare a conference where you have the opportunity to connect one on one with the speakers over lunch, at dinner or between break-out sessions throughout the day. The quality of speakers and topics was well planned. The staff at Grand Casino that were a part of this event did a fabulous job organizing everything and making me feel welcome and a part of the Grand Casino family! I will be back in 2017!”
President, Fun Is Good
This Leadership Conference ROCKS! We participate in these across the country and this one has it all! A wonderful environment, thought-provoking speakers, very positive people throughout - AND, IT'S A LOT OF FUN!!!
Inspirational Business Speaker & Best-Selling Sports Author
“The venue, the food, the education, the networking, the speakers — just first class from top to bottom — what an honor to be a very small part of this amazing event!"
The NLDC Experience
Don’t miss this Amazing Event!
Discover Your Potential – Embrace Your Leadership Legacy!
Grand Casino Hinckley Minnesota - June 10-12,2019
Grand Casino Hinckley
777 Lady Luck Dr, Hinckley, MN 55037
Reservations: 800-468-3517 - Conference: 320-207-2169