A transformational leadership experience that activates young leaders to be a force for good in their world.

The GLS Next Gen is a dynamic adaptation of the premier GLS specifically tailored to develop leadership skills and help young leaders better understand their life purpose. Featuring a combination of live elements along with pre-recorded world-class speaker content full of fresh and practical leadership insights participants will encounter leadership themes such as creative problem solving, discovering your strengths, living without regrets, developing personal resilience and fostering a culture of high performance.

The Global Leadership Network is eager to partner with schools, churches and organizations across the USA who have a passion to engage, equip and empower young people to awaken and grow their leadership. We will provide resources and support so you can run a GLS Next Gen at your own venue and with your own team.

GLS Next Gen Leadership Themes Include:

  • Creative Problem Solving
  • Discovering Your Strengths and Unique Contribution
  • Cultivating an Inspiring Vision
  • Living Without Regrets
  • Courage to Overcome Fear, Rejection, and Adversity
  • The Act of Forgiveness
  • Developing Personal Resilience
  • Fostering a Culture of High Performance

Become a Host Site

Engage, Equip and Empower the Next Generation of leaders. The GLS Next Gen delivers fresh, actionable leadership insights from world-class speakers. Register to become a host site today.


Wondering about hosting a GLS Next Gen event? What is the format, cost or requirements are? View our frequently asked questions here.

How to run your GLS Next Gen – We are with you!

Discover everything you need to know about running your very own GLS Next Gen  event, including the latest promotional material, a step by step ‘How To’ video guide and all the event resources to create an awesome experience.

To obtain complete access to this page, first register your interest to run a GLS Next Gen by completing our Registration Form.

The Next Gen Summit is not just an event;

it’s a catalyst to ignite a transformational leadership journey all year long.

Hear What Others Are Saying


Eric Bowling

Director of Student Leadership and Service,

Wheaton Academy

"As adults, we have a key role in developing the next generation of Christian leaders. The Global Leadership Summit Next Gen provides an opportunity for every student to have a seat “at the leadership table” to learn more about the concept of leadership and how to best engage in using what they have learned to serve others on their campuses, in their communities and in the greater world."


James Brooks


Harmony Community Church

"The Global Leadership Summit Next Gen brings hope and help to young leaders in our community. Helping our leaders realize that they all have influence and when they sharpen their leadership they can create a path to make a difference in their family, school, community and the world!"


Mike Locke

Pastor of Family Ministry,

Moraine Valley Church

"The Summit Next Gen has provided incredible tools to inspire next level thinking in our students. The beauty of these resources has been their simplicity. Each session offered an easy to use springboard into meaningful conversations around faith, influence and leadership. Our students desire to engage their worlds, the materials provided by the Summit Next Gen has provided a launch pad to get started."


Chris Mallette

Head Football Coach,

Chicago Hope Academy

"As a Coach and Community leader I know how important leadership is. Helping to sharpen the leadership skills of the young men and women I work with is critical and gives them hope! The Summit Next Gen is just what we need, we can shape this world class leadership event to fit our needs and make it our event. The GLS Next Gen team makes it easy to build into my leaders and help equip and empower them to be a force for good."