YOU HAVE INFLUENCE...and your leadership matters!

Invest in your leadership and join hundreds of thousands of curious, growth-minded, change-driven women and men like you for the  premier leadership event of 2021 – The Global Leadership Summit.

You will experience rich, high-impact, inspiring sessions, and learn from a diverse faculty who will share their wisdom and practical perspective to support you in your leadership growth.

Join us on Thursday 11 November from 8:30am-5pm for our GLS 21 One Day Online Experience!


GLS21 will be again offered as a dynamic one-day ONLINE leadership experience featuring a high-quality program and using a simple to access platform improved from 2020. This option provides accessibility and flexibility for every person in New Zealand seeking to grow their leadership.

Join us for GLS21 ONLINE on Thursday 11 November 2021.

The GLS Online is flexible: you can watch online, anywhere in New Zealand, or you can join a watch party! Simply choose ‘join a watch party’ when you register and select a group near you.

A watch party is perfect if you want to join the GLS One Day Online Experience with your team or local community.

The GLS One Day Online Experience is on Thursday 11 November, from 8:30am-5pm.

Tickets are $60. Youth rate available from $40.


New in 2021, with just 10 people or more you can hold your own Global Leadership Summit! Gather your staff team, invite your congregation, rally your connect group, or even consider hosting your local community for what could be a life-changing experience!

This ultimate empowerment option allows you to shape the facilitation to your specific situation or group dynamic and run GLS21 at your own venue and across multiple session, times or dates during a period in November 2021.

Learn more by clicking on the “Host A GLS LOCAL” tab.

Actionable LEADERSHIP insights and INSPIRATION!

Whether you’re a business leader,  CEO,  pastor, teacher, nurse, student, artist, parent, doctor, volunteer,  entrepreneur, or simply finding your place, you have influence. Every day you impact those around you through your influence—for better or worse, in both big and small ways.  During a  season  that may have depleted your energy, stunted your growth or  left you in the dark,  it’s time to rediscover  a new hope for your  future  in order to  amplify the  positive difference  you can make.

Your leadership matters. When you invest in developing your leadership skills,  you also give back to everyone around you. You strengthen your relationships, build trust in your team, innovate toward a better future and face challenges head-on with fresh perspective—not only do you thrive, but your family thrives, your business thrives, your church  thrives  and your community thrives.

For more than 25 years, The Global Leadership Summit has delivered leadership insights with attendees reporting positive outcomes. (based on independent research by Excellence in Giving)


Gain insights from a WORLD-CLASS leadership faculty*

Experience an exceptional program to help you forge ahead with clarity of vision and new energy.

Global Leadership Summit always features world-class speakers. Past alumni have included Craig Groeschel, Patrick Lencioni, T.D. Jakes, Marcus Buckingham, Simon Sinek, Juliet Funt, Dr Henry Cloud and John C. Maxwell just to name a few!

In 2021 we’ve convened a unique group of world-class faculty who will share their distinct perspectives, inspiring and equipping you with practical skills you can apply right away. The New Zealand faculty of speakers has been confirmed and you can check out our lineup below!

*Faculty subject to change.

Our speaker’s areas of expertise include; Cultivating  Innovation, Building Trust, Maximising  Productivity, Overcoming Fear, Influencing Change, Managing  Conflict, Improving  Workplace Civility, Casting Vision and so much more! 

GLS LOCAL to reach more people than ever before!

We are so excited that you are considering hosting a GLS LOCAL. As a leader in your community, you understand when leaders get better, whole communities get better too, so this is a perfect opportunity to empower the women and men within your circle of influence, at your church and in your community.

Here are some basic requirements to be a part of the LOCAL movement:

  • Minimum group size of 10 people or more.
  • All participants need to register via our website.
  • Event must be held during a  period in November 2021.
  • Large screen or method of projection is essential so your participants can comfortably watch and engage with the GLS speakers.
  • Sufficient bandwidth to stream or download large video files.
  • Start/finish/break times are fully flexible.
  • May be held as a 1-day event or across multiple days or sessions.
  • Live music and catering are at your discretion and by your arrangement.

As a GLS LOCAL host, we will provide you access to our Brushfire registration portal, allowing for greater automation and empowering you to communicate directly with your group delegates.

  • Access to real-time registration list
  • Ability to email those in your group (e.g. for parking or catering requirements)
  • Share your group name (or unique URL) to have others join

We will also provide you:

  • GLS content package
  • Marketing content
  • Ongoing support for GLS Local Hosts

Still have questions?

We want to make attending or hosting GLS21 as simple as possible. If you have any further questions check out our Frequently Asked Questions.



Special Group Discount

Buy ten tickets and get one FREE! Plan now to bring your whole team to learn and grow together!

The Global Leadership Summit
is more than an event;
it’s a catalyst for change.

We’ve convened a unique group of world-class speakers who at GLS21 will share their distinct perspectives, inspiring and equipping you with practical skills you can apply right away.


Cancellation Policy: In-conference registrations for events are non-refundable. Some other registration types can be cancelled by written request to at least 2 full calendar weeks (ie 14 days) prior to the event. Where these cancellations are approved, a $35 cancellation fee will be retained by Global Leadership Network New Zealand. Cancellations within 2 weeks (14 days) of the event will forfeit the registration fee, due to costs already incurred for the events.

Transfer Policy: If you are unable to attend a particular event, some registrations are transferable to other event. Please contact us to enquire about transferring your registrations. Limitations apply. Registrations cannot be transferred from one year to the next—they must be used in the same GLS season. Contact us at

Frequently Asked Questions