Passionate about the NEK? Want to see it thrive? This gathering is for you.
Join other innovative leaders to explore ways to make our region more vibrant and accessible.
Hear inspiring stories of community success
Access tools and skills to support community initiative
Engage in envisioning the future of leadership in the region
Connect with other projects, partners, and resources
Your voice matters.
8:00 Registration and Trade Show
9:00 Welcome “The Power of Local Leadership”
9:15 Understanding the Past to Build a Better Tomorrow
9:45 Stories of Leadership in the Northeast Kingdom
10:50 Sharing and Connecting and Our Stories of “What Works”
1:00 Working Sessions 1 – Skill building, local stories, and open space
2:20 Working Sessions 2 – Skill building, local stories, and open space
3:30 What’s Next: From Talk to Action
4:00 Tradeshow with Ice Cream Social and Arts Performance
5:30 Meeting adjourns
→ Click here for the full agenda with speaker and workshop information
Stay tuned more agenda details.
$35 early bird (before Nov. 1st)
$50 full price (after Nov. 1st)
Contact Katherine@nekcollaborative.org for more info about discounts and scholarships. We want to make sure that the event is accessible for all.
WonderArts will be leading fun, enrichment activities for kids throughout the day. Register for free childcare when you register for the event.
Call Burke Mountain Hotel & Conference to book your room, and refer to the NEK Leads 2019 – 58775 for your discounted room.
NEK Leads is made possible by the generous support of:
– Burke Mountain Hotel & Conference Center
– Community National Bank
– Fairweather Consulting
– Island Pond, Vermont, Your Basecamp for Fun in the NEK
– Kingdom Trails
– Neil and Louise Tillotson Fund
– North Country Hospital
– Northeastern Vermont Regional Hospital
– Passumpsic Bank
– Quimby Country
– TD Bank
– Union Bank
– USDA Rural Development
– Vermont Agency of Commerce and Community Development
– Vermont Electric Coop
– Yankee Farm Credit
Join Us as a Sponsor!
Event sponsors receive complimentary conference registrations including lunch, promotion on social media, logo on promotional materials, an exhibit table and public recognition before the keynote address. You will find the sponsorship packet, commitment form and benefits associated with each sponsorship level here.