Upcoming UBN News and Events You Don’t Want to Miss

A Special Invite

Come “Be Our Guest” at an August or September Forum Meeting
Discover a community of like-minded business leaders meeting monthly to network and grow in their faith + work journey.

These Business Leader Groups are forming now in Kansas City, St. Louis and virtually via Zoom. Check out a full listing of groups by clicking the “Learn More” button!

Questions?  Reach out to Mike Willich, Director of Network Engagement at [email protected]org or Kathy Boxx, UBW Founder and Executive Director at [email protected]org.

A Word From Rick Boxx, UBN Founder and CEO

Kris Den Besten speaks with authority about the power of God to change lives and change businesses. His powerful message will encourage you to build a culture within your own organization that honors God. I hope you will join me at Thursday’s Network Connect as I interview Kris about his newly revised book, SHINE.

Scroll down to see our line up of other prominent faith + work speakers, and don’t forget to register to “Be Our Guest” at an August or September Forum group!

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Rick Boxx
Speaker, Author, Trainer, UBN Founder and CEO

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“The Shine Factor” with Kris Den Besten

Network Connect, Thursday, August 5, from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. CST with Kris Den Besten. Author. Speaker. Chairman of Vermeer Southeast. Do you struggle getting your team to work in harmony and desire to build a culture within your organization that honors God? Then join UBN Founder and CEO Rick Boxx as he interviews Kris Den Besten and learn the principles of SHINE: serve others, honor God, improve continually, navigate by values and excel in relationships. Kris is a highly engaging and practical speaker who shares personal stories that will pull you in from the beginning. To register for this event, click HERE.

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“Are We Ready To Rise?” with Jo Saxton

St. Louis City Connect, Thursday, August 19, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. CST with Jo Saxton at the Doubletree Hotel in Chesterfield. International speaker. Author. Podcast host. Do critical times produce Godly leaders? Many of our biblical heroes emerged into leadership and influence in response to times of pressure, crises and circumstances beyond their control. In an era of profound seismic shifts in work and culture, how we prepare and how we lead matters. What can we do to be ready to lead through this moment? Are we ready to rise? To register for in-person tickets & tables, click HERE. To register for live stream tickets, click HERE.

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“Five Ways to Prevent Burnout at a 21st Century Workplace” with Mike Miller

Network Connect, Thursday, September 2, from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. CST with Mike Miller, Founder and CEO of beForte. As a Christian business leader, do you feel an extra burden for leading and caring for others while juggling your own job and personal demands? Mike will give you five practical strategies to steady your mindset, realize your strengths and lead others without burning out. Mike’s recent research combined with the Apostle Paul’s letter to the Philippians will provide you with the action steps you need to operate at peak performance. To register for this event, click HERE.

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“When Good Leaders Lose Their Way” with Dr. Mark Whitacre

Des Moines City Connect, Thursday, September 23, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. CST with Dr. Mark Whitacre. Executive Director, Coca-Cola. Highest-level Executive to turn Whistleblower in U.S. History. Can God turn defeat into triumph? Dr. Mark Whitacre’s addiction and power led to his self-destruction in the early 1990s. His story is about redemption and second chances, a jailhouse conversion, and a family surviving against all odds. Come hear his remarkable and inspirational faith at work story. To register for in-person tickets & tables, click HERE. To register for live stream tickets, click HERE.

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“A Candid Conversation With Chick-fil-A’s Dee Ann Turner” with UBN Founder and CEO Rick Boxx

Network Connect, Thursday, October 7, from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. CST with Dee Ann Turner. Former Vice President of Talent for Chick-fil-A. CEO of Dee Ann Turner & Associates LLC. Two-time bestselling author. Acclaimed keynote speaker. Want to grow a company culture that has kingdom impact? Listen in as Rick interviews the woman behind the gracious reply, “It’s my pleasure.” Dee Ann will discuss her latest book, released in March, Crush Your Career, which teaches talent how to be extraordinary. To register for this event, click HERE.

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