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Tickets on sale now for the 16th Annual Central Exchange Leadership Lyceum

February 04, 2019
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Registration for the 16th Annual Central Exchange Leadership Lyceum, Kansas City’s largest leadership development conference, is now open. The day-long leadership conference will take place on April 23, 2019 at the Overland Park Convention Center from 7:30 am to 5 pm. This year’s theme is Invest in You: RISE.

“There is no other event in Kansas City that brings over 1,000 business and civic leaders together across industries for this level of professional and personal development,” says Courtney Thomas, Central Exchange President & CEO. “Women and men will come together for a day of inspiration, connection, opportunity and learning at the 2019 Leadership Lyceum. There is no better investment you can make than investing in you.”

Carla Harris, Vice Chairman and Managing Director of Morgan Stanley, will anchor the lineup and will be joined by more than a dozen diverse keynote and breakout speakers who will focus on topics such as: The Millennial Leader, The Balance of Grit & Grace, Making Diversity & Inclusion Part of Your Company’s DNA, Creating Your Work/Life Blend, The Power of Curiosity and Finding Significance.

Event Details:
  • 16th Annual Central Exchange Leadership Lyceum | Invest in You: RISE
  • Date/Time: Tuesday, April 23, 2019 | 7:30 am to 5 pm
  • Location: Overland Park Convention Center
  • Ticket Price: $125 Central Exchange Members | $299 General Public
  • Registration, sponsorships & more info: CXLyceum.com
  • Event Chairs: Kevin Barth & Charlotte Kemper with Commerce Bank

Platinum Sponsors: SkillPath
Gold Sponsors: KCP&L, Compass Minerals 


Empower your career — and your life — at Central Exchange. Established in 1980, we equip our 900+ members through genuine relationships and unparalleled leadership programming. Central Exchange is where women shape the future. That's why we unite leaders across genders, industries and perspectives. Because diversity skyrockets success for all. And, that's why we need you. You belong here. Invest in your career — and your life: Central Exchange.org

Courtney Thomas, President & Chief Executive Officer
(816) 471-7560