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Leverage: The Speaker Conference begins Monday, November 5, at 8:30am and wraps-up Wednesday, November 7 at 3:00pm. 

Full schedule to be announced soon.

Leverage: The Speaker Conference begins Monday, November 4, at 8:30am
and wraps-up at 3pm on Wednesday, November 6.


*Please note, schedule is subject to change.

Details About Your Stay


All lunch and dinners will be provided. Breakfast will be included at the recommended hotel. Please contact us if you have any dietary restrictions and we will attempt to accomodate you in any way we can. Monday night will be a free night so you will be responsible for your dinner. We have several recommendations on the San Jose page.


The event will be held at the Church on the Hill in beatiful San Jose. The conference is near several great restaurants and things to do.

The following is a list of hotels in the general area of the conference location. Another great option is AirBNB and sharing with other conference attendees.

Holiday Inn Express San Jose – Central (2.2 miles from conference location)

Hampton Inn and Suites San Jose (2 miles from conference location)

Four Points by Sheraton San Jose (4.2 miles from conference location)

Hayes Mansion – (6.5 miles from conference location)



Getting to San Jose, CA: San Jose Airport is less than a 15 minute drive to Church on the Hill. It is a major airport in Northern California making it less expensive and quicker to get to from most airports throughout the country.

Rental cars can be scheduled and picked up right from the airport.

What is included in the regular registration fee? 

Your registration fee includes access to:

  • all the training sessions
  • all small group mentoring sessions
  • one 15 minute one on one marketing session with one of our marketing mentors
  • one 15 minute one on one “Next Steps” with one of our mentors of the meals
  • all course materials
  • access to the private Facebook group one month before the conference plus indefinitely after the conference

How is this different from a writing conference?

At a writing conference, the emphasis is on just that — writing. (Well, and meeting editors and agents, but we all pretend it’s all about the writing.) At Leverage: The Speaker Conference, our entire goal is to make you the kind of speaker that God has designed you to be. Our small-group mentoring is completely dedicated to the art of speaking. We have created a program that will make a marked difference not just in your ability to speak, but also in your ability to create a speaking platform.

Can you accommodate dietary restrictions? 

Please contact us — we will do our best to make every reasonable accommodation possible. All dietary needs must be communicated four weeks before the event.

Limited Spots Available

To keep our group intimate and to give each person one-on- one attention, we have limited the number of people who can participate. So if you want to be a part of it — be sure to register soon! To register, please click on the Register button at the top of the page.

How do I register? 

Registration opens April 1. Click the registration below.

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