Celebrate your growing success at the Inc. 5000 Conference & Gala. Be among the most successful entrepreneurs for three days of power networking, breakthrough insights, and pure fun.
Brené BrownResearcher and Author
Dr. Brené Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston where she holds the Huffington Brené Brown Endowed Chair at The Graduate College of Social Work.
She has spent the past fifteen years studying courage, vulnerability, shame, and empathy and is the author of three #1 New York Times bestsellers – The Gifts of Imperfection, Daring Greatly, and Rising Strong.
Her TED talk – The Power of Vulnerability – is one of the top five most viewed TED talks in the world with over 25 million views.
Brené is the Founder and CEO of Brave Leaders Inc – an organization dedicated to delivering a research-based, courage-building program to help individuals, teams, and organizations answer a call to courage and develop brave leaders based on four teachable, observable, and measurable skills.
Michael DubinDollar Shave Club
Michael Dubin is a passionate, creative entrepreneur, executive and trailblazing brand-builder with a unique style and an engaging voice that clearly resonates with male consumers. Under his leadership, DSC now boasts over 3 million active members with revenues that exceeded $200M in 2016.
Dan PriceGravity Payments
Dan Price captured headlines around the world after implementing a $70,000 minimum wage at his company, Gravity Payments. This move has sparked a national debate on the purpose of business and leadership responsibility.
Price’s 40-year goal is to be a small speck of sand in the revolution where business ceases to be about profit and greed to one that is about values and serving others. Today, more than 13,000 businesses across the country trust Gravity Payments to save them millions in fees and hours in frustration by making it easy to accept credit card payments.
Les McKeownPredictable Success
Les McKeown advises CEOs and senior leaders of organizations on how to achieve scalable, sustainable growth and speaks to Fortune 500 companies about his breakthrough strategies. Prior to founding Predictable Success LLC, Les established himself as a serial founder/owner in the global business spectrum, starting more than 40 companies, in addition to being the founding partner of an incubation consulting company that advised on the creation and growth of hundreds more organizations worldwide. It is through this experience that he aids businesses in different size and scope as an in-demand speaker, sought-after advisor and bestselling author. Les delivers keynotes to various organizations and businesses around the world. He has presented his ‘Predictable Success’ and ‘Synergist’ model to the likes of Harvard University, Microsoft, United Technologies Corporation, Overture, Pella Corporation, the US Army and many more. In these engagements, he aims to empower every level of the workforce by educating every individual on the stages of the business lifecycle, their business’ current stance and steps leading to this outcome, and the adopted practices needed to prosper for the future of the company. Les has appeared on NBC, ABC, BBC, CNN, Inc. Magazine, Entrepreneur Magazine, USA Today and The New York Times.
Norm BrodskyEntrepreneur and Inc. Columnist
Inc. columnist and senior contributing editor Norm Brodsky is a veteran entrepreneur who has founded and grown six businesses. In 2007 he sold CitiStorage, a document-archive business based in Brooklyn, New York, for $110 million.
His most recent venture is Black Gold Suites, an extended-stay hotel in Tioga, North Dakota. Brodsky chronicles his entrepreneurial journey in his Inc. “Street Smarts” column and in the book The Knack: How Street-Smart Entrepreneurs Learn to Handle Whatever Comes Up, both co-authored with Inc. editor-at-large Bo Burlingham.
Steve BakerThe Great Game of Business
Steve Baker is the Vice President of the Great Game of Business Inc., a division of employee-owned SRC Holdings Corporation. He also co-wrote the 20th anniversary edition of the best-selling book The Great Game of Business. Baker spent two decades struggling to help small-business owners reach their goals without access to key business metrics.
Learning to play the Great Game of Business at SRC changed his life. He also serves on the board of the National Center for Employee Ownership and on the steering committee of SRC’s Ownership Culture Initiative. Baker is a career marketing and branding professional and an award-winning designer. He lives in Springfield, Missouri, with his family.Steve Baker is the Vice President of the Great Game of Business Inc., a division of employee-owned SRC Holdings Corporation. He also co-wrote the 20th anniversary edition of the best-selling book The Great Game of Business. Baker spent two decades struggling to help small-business owners reach their goals without access to key business metrics. Learning to play the Great Game of Business at SRC changed his life. He also serves on the board of the National Center for Employee Ownership and on the steering committee of SRC’s Ownership Culture Initiative. Baker is a career marketing and branding professional and an award-winning designer. He lives in Springfield, Missouri, with his family.
“Excellent event and the energy was exceptional. With so many leaders and experts it is clear that the entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in the USA.“
President, Corbett Public Relations
“As an Inc. 5000 award winner eight times, with two different companies, I always find the conference renews my commitment to entrepreneurship.“
CEO, H&F Bread Company
“The conference overall was top-notch. Best conference I have ever been to and I attend three to four per year.”
President, Encompass Lending Group
INC. 5000 MILITARY MENTORING FAIR Participate as mentors for the day, providing insights and guidance to servicemen and -women on how to build a successful business.
INC. 5000 GOLF TOURNAMENT Start the Conference off in full swing with an exciting Golf Tournament at JW Marriott Desert Springs. Play with colleagues, or join forces with fellow Conference attendees.
WELCOME RECEPTION This fun and casual soiree is the official kickoff to the Inc. 5000 Conference where you can grab a refreshing cocktail, enjoy an appetizing bite, and mingle.
CONFERENCE PARTY Join your fellow attendees for an evening of amusement, with games, live entertainment, music, food, an open bar, and a few surprises you won’t want to miss!
INC. 5000 BLACK-TIE GALA It's time to applaud your hard work. Accept the accolades, and bask in your success. You've earned it! The festivities include a cocktail reception, dinner, and dancing.
EARLY-BIRD TICKET PRICING
All Conference Sessions
$11,950BEST VALUE $13,950
Group registration for 10
All Conference Sessions
Black-Tie Gala Only
We’re pleased to offer Conference attendees a discounted rate: $249 per night, plus resort fee and tax. This rate is available through September 6, 2017, or until the room block sells out. Rooms are limited, so please make your reservation as soon as possible.
Los Angeles International Airport – LAX Hotel direction: 135 miles SE