Executive Summit

Executive Summit

Executive Summit

2020 Executive Summit

2020 Executive Summit

Jan. 29-31, 2020
Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa
100 South Ocean Blvd
Manalapan, Florida

Join your industry peers at The Vision Council's 2020 Executive Summit – to take place Jan. 29–31 at the Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa in Manalapan, Florida. Located at a new select site for the Summit, this exclusive event will offer opportunities for executive-level networking, leadership development, economic trends, and business strategies, with programming dedicated to refining leadership skills and building the right teams for the dynamic changes in our industry.

The Vision Council will supply attendees with an extensive look into big picture concepts of the ever-changing business landscape, with in-depth and tangible approaches to tackling these challenges from balanced global perspectives. Attendees will also be provided valuable insight into The Vision Council's five-year strategic plan, with a strong takeaway and directive for the year ahead. Furthermore, all will have ample opportunity for cultivating relationships with crucial industry peers via dedicated networking time, guided discussions and optional activities on location.

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This year's speakers include: a joint keynote from former U.S. Trade Representative Ambassadors Ron Kirk and Susan Schwab, providing expert insights into global trade, economics and policy; a panel touching on how apparel manufacturers are undertaking recent changes featuring Richie Woodward, president of the Wolverine Boston Group – comprised of Keds, Saucony and Sperry brands – and Marc Lefebvre, CEO of frame designer and manufacturer Killine Group; Frances Frei, professor of technology and operations management at Harvard Business School and author, sharing her expertise on leadership and strategy; and Scott Miller, CEO of G100 Companies, speaking on the future of business. Closing out the summit, Brian Beaulieu, economist and CEO of ITR Economics, will share a fiscal perspective for the future regarding how attendees can prepare their business and personal finances. 

Registration Information

Registration for the 2020 Executive Summit is now open!

  • Members: $849 (full meeting, sessions, social and meal events)
  • Non-members: $1,399 (full meeting, sessions, social and meal events)
  • Spouse/Significant Other: $349 (social/meal functions only)



The event hotel is the Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa in Manalapan, Florida. Rooms are available starting at $389 plus taxes and fees. Please call 1-855-388-0537 or click here to make reservations.

If you need dates outside the event range of January 28 to February 1, please call the hotel at 1-855-388-0537.

The room block expires on Monday, January 6, 2020. After that, rooms are available on a space/rate available basis. The block often sells out so please, book your room now. 


Please note - If your plans have changed after you have submitted your registration and you need to cancel, please click here. All cancellation requests must be made through this process and received by Jan. 8, 2020 to be eligible for refund.