Sarah Palin and John Maxwell to headline Southeastern University Forum

LAKELAND, Fla., Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin and leadership guru John Maxwell will be among the featured speakers March 7-8, 2013, at Southeastern University's seventh consecutive National Leadership Forum in Lakeland, Fla.


Palin, the Republican vice presidential candidate in 2008, will join the list of prestigious Forum speakers, including President George Bush, Condoleezza Rice, Robert Gates, Colin Powell and Jeb Bush.

In addition to Palin and Maxwell, other speakers featured during the 2013 two-day conference include: Mark Sanborn, author and president of Sanborn & Associates Inc., an idea studio to develop leaders in business and life; Phil Cooke, internationally known writer and speaker who produced media programming in more than 40 countries; Pat Williams, senior vice president of NBA's Orlando Magic; Jon Gordon, author and speaker; AmyK Hutchens, business strategist and speaker; Nancy Ortberg, teaching pastor, author and founding partner of Teamworx2; and John Ortberg, author, speaker and pastor of Menlo Park Presbyterian Church.

The Forum is geared toward leaders in the business, professional and church communities.

Forum tickets cover both days of the event. They're sold on four levels — a $450 non-reserved ticket, a $650 reserved ticket, a $1,000 VIP ticket and a $1,500 executive ticket. Special pricing is also available for groups, businesses and organizations.

The standard tickets include seating at all Forum sessions, lunch both days at Southeastern's Tuscana Ristorante and a hospitality tent. The VIP ticket brings reserved seating at the front of Forum events, a private lunch on March 8 with a Forum speaker, a March 7 lunch at Tuscana, reserved parking and a VIP hospitality tent.

The executive ticket has premier seating at the front, a private evening reception March 8 with Palin, the private lunch with a Forum speaker, March 7 lunch at Tuscana, reserved parking and the VIP hospitality tent.

Tickets will be available online at beginning Monday, October 1. Seating for the conference is limited. You can also receive more information about the conference by calling Southeastern University at 863-667-5455 or 877-FORUM2013 (877-367-8620).

SOURCE Southeastern University