(Florida, United States) – The 26th Annual Leadership 100 Conference of 2017 took place from February 9, 2017 to February 12, 2017 in Manalapan, Florida. The conference attracted professionals of Greek descent of all ages. This year’s conference was a particular success because it attracted a record number of young professionals.
According to the Leadership 100 website, the organization was created as an endowment fund of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese. Today, the organization “grants range from providing scholarship funds for individuals studying for the priesthood at Hellenic College/Holy Cross School of Theology, to supporting a variety of National Ministries that include Religious and Greek Education, Youth, Young Adult, Family and Marriage services, Inter-Orthodox, Ecumenical and Interfaith Relations, Internet Ministries and Home Mission, as well as humanitarian assistance during national and international crises.”
However, the organization isn’t just an endowment fund. It is also devoted to being a “driving force to seed and nurture new programs that promote Orthodoxy and Hellenism.” This leadership conference is the main event that the organization holds each year. This year, Leadership 100 is also celebrating a record number of members.
The Leadership 100 Conference, which takes place every year, is focused on honoring the organization’s intent and celebrating this cause with its members. The conference had many speakers, including Dr. Anthony S. Papadimitriou, who is the President of the Onassis Foundation. The Onassis Foundation is also a member of the Leadership 100 organization. James A. Chanos, a member of Leadership 100 and an investment manager, was also a speaker. His Eminence Archbishop Demetrios also gave a Bible study and lecture during the
In addition to their being speakers during the conference, there were also other events, such as a wine tasting and also a Grand Banquet. Each of these events is designed to bring members together to celebrate the common goals of the organization.