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We are bringing C-Suite, Human Resources, Employees, Marketing and Business Development professionals from premier companies across the nation together for a virtual week of collaboration to build their employee enrichment and enhance their culture. Illuminate Business Summit will explore leadership, creativity and innovation to encourage companies to continue to create a community of places people want to work.

Educate ۰ Connect ۰ Entertain ۰ Inspire ۰ Celebrate

  • Networking

    Network with like-minded business leaders from top companies across the country

  • 3-4 Information Packed Speaker Sessions Daily

    Sharing resources to implement immediately through topics such as: Racial Justice, Leading Through Challenging Times, Burnout & Wellbeing, Addressing Fear, The Regulatory Impact on Businesses.

  • Collaboration

    Collaborate during virtual forums with other peers on challenges to gain practical insight by
    sharing individual experiences, exploring new ideas, resources, tools, and best practices.

  • Celebrate

    Join the Best and Brightest Companies To Work For across the nation on their dedication to building engaged workforces


    March 15, 2021

    • Download and Prepare all your supplies for the week

    March 16, 2021

    • 1:00pm

      Reskilling Managers to handle Employee Burnout & Well Being Workshop

      Sponsored by: Hub Fona Now Primex Family of Companies

      Isolation, Stress, Anxiety, and Depression have skyrocketed in the last year causing employees to feel an increase in burnout leading to higher turnover, more sick-time, less engaged employees, and loss of productivity. Those managing teams have the ability to both contribute and protect employees from burnout. Today’s presenter, Lyle Labardee, will help leaders with the skills that will continue to define workloads, maintain company culture and engagement while preventing team members and personal burnout.
      Learning Objectives - Participants attending this webinar presentation will:
      • Understand the prevalence and impact of the pandemic and associated economic and personal factors on mental health and workplace productivity.
      • Understand the emotional and behavioral impact of prolonged exposure to overwhelming stressors on work and life.
      • Be able to recognize the presence of overwhelming stress in their own lives, and the lives of their employees, and use emotional intelligence, mindfulness, and other wellbeing strategies to reduce stress.
      • Learn how the 5 Ways to Wellbeing provide a useful structure for helping employees increase flexibility, build resilience, develop the capacity to adapt to new roles, learn new skills and workflows, work in different locations and collaborate with others.

      Lorraine Medici
      Director of Training and Development, Express Employment Professionals
      Lyle Labardee
      CEO, Amplified Life Network, LLC

    March 17, 2021

    • 12:00pm

      Awards Celebration of the Best and Brightest Companies To Work For

      • Best and Brightest Companies to Work For in the Nation
      • The Nation's Best and Brightest in Wellness
      • Inaugural winners in Charlotte, Denver, Miami, Nashville, and New York

    March 18, 2021

    • Workshop Day

      Presented by Corp! Magazine
      Corp! Magazine

    March 18, 2021

    • 12:00pm

      National Town Hall: Workplace DEI Reimagined for Future Success

      Sponsored by: Comerica DTE Greenleaf Trust Mercantile TCF Sony

      As an organization begins the new decade of the ongoing journey towards Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, it needs to answer this question: how do we expand our focus from hiring diverse candidates to elevating DEI activity both internally and externally? This panel will focus on metrics, trends and strategies that organizations use to cultivate their DEI initiatives for long-term business growth.
      Objectives of this panel conversation:
      • Identifying the challenges DEI initiatives face that keep them from being most effective
      • Success rates of hiring diverse teams and ROI on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion programs
      • Exploring DEI at the Executive and Leadership level
      • Sharing the tools companies use that measure pay gaps/pay equity and build equitable teams

      Darlene King, CDP
      Executive Director, Michigan Diversity Council
      La Tonya Woodson-Mayfield, PhD, CDP
      Director of Global DE&I, CBRE
      Robert Barea
      Director of Inclusion & Diversity, KPMG US
      Sarah Calfee
      Principal Consultant, Calfee HR Consulting

    March 18, 2021

    • 3:00pm

      Virtual Talent & Recruitment in the New Age

      Sponsored by: Gallagher Wilson Turner

      With the war for high quality talent in full force, organizations are moving further into the digital realm. Recruitment has gone through a fundamental shift since the pandemic hit and companies are seeing how vital is it to keep up with digital, social and mobile recruitment technologies. Learn strategies of recruiting virtually from a National pool of talent, best practices for virtual onboarding and engagement; and the various challenges with payroll and benefits.
      Objectives of the workshop:
      • Strategy to upskill current talent taking on new roles
      • Skills to leverage remote work to acquire top talent regardless of location
      • Interview and onboarding processes of remote workers
      • Logistical implications of hiring people from other states

      Kristi Stepp
      Partner, Sigred Solutions

    March 19, 2021

    • 12:00pm

      National Illuminate Special Awards Digital Ball

      ۰ Celebrating the Top 101 Best and Brightest Companies To Work For in the Nation
      ۰ The Nation's Best and Brightest in Wellness Small, Medium, and Large Business Elite Awards
      ۰ Not to be Missed - Special Announcements of the 2020 Elite Winners in the Nation
      ۰ Presentation of the Brilliance and Iconic Best and Brightest Winners

    March 23, 2021

    • 12:00pm

      Awards Celebration of The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For

      ۰ Milwaukee's Best and Brightest Companies To Work For
      ۰ San Diego's Best and Brightest Companies To Work For
      ۰ San Diego's Best and Brightest In Wellness

    March 24, 2021

    • 12:00pm

      Awards Celebration of The Best and Brightest Companies to Work For

      ۰ Dallas/Fort Worth's Best and Brightest Companies To Work For
      ۰ Houston's Best and Brightest Companies To Work For

    October 14, 2021

    • 12:00am




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