Leaders Forum 2022

January 19-22, 2022
The Arizona Biltmore (a Waldorf Astoria Resort)
Phoenix, Arizona

Dive In...

Start your year energized and refreshed. Get ready to be inspired to be a better and happier leader and build deeper industry connections, while taking time to think and relax. Join landscape and lawn care thought leaders and decision makers at the executive-level conference of the year, Leaders Forum.  

Exceptional Destination

The newly redesigned Arizona Biltmore (a Waldorf Astoria Resort) has two golf courses, seven pools, a fabulous spa, and elegant restaurants and lounges for you and your family or guests to enjoy. This stunning, chic, architectural icon is the best location to experience the Arizona desert, network with colleagues, and build game-changing relationships.

Thought-Provoking Education

Explore new leadership strategies based on psychology research and neuroscience. Engaging interactive sessions will help you reflect on your leadership style and learn to create a happier, more innovative and engaged team. 

Featured Speakers

Sean Martin, Donald & Lauren Morel Associate Professor of Management  at University of Virginia's Darden School of Business, will lead interactive sessions to help you reflect on your leadership style, assess its effectiveness, and identify the critical leadership behaviors that promote high-performing teams. You’ll also uncover leadership practices that encourage your employees to have a voice, helping to identify challenges and foster innovation in your company.


Eric Karpinski, successful management consultant, venture capitalist and author of Put Happiness to Work: 7 Strategies to Elevate Engagement for Optimal Performance, will share powerful psychology and neuroscience research that proves that happiness leads to success. And he’ll unveil ground-breaking strategies to help hardwire a culture of authentic appreciation, teaching you how to lead with positive emotions that drive team productivity, engagement, and performance.

Schedule at a Glance
January 19 – 22, 2021

Wednesday, January 19

Morning – NALP Board of Directors Meeting
Afternoon – Registration Opens, NALP Foundation Board Meeting
Evening – Welcome Party

Thursday, January 20

Morning –Registration Open, Breakfast, Education Sessions
Afternoon –Leisure Time
Evening – Cocktail Reception

Friday, January 21

Morning – Breakfast, Education Sessions
Afternoon – PAC Event (Ticketed; Donation Suggested)
Evening –Dinner on Own

Saturday, January 22

Morning – Breakfast, Education Sessions
Afternoon – Poolside Networking
Evening – Closing Party

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