Vistage Breakfast Event for Business Leaders Aug. 27

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio — Vistage, the world’s largest peer advisory membership organization, will present an exclusive breakfast event Aug. 27 for Mahoning Valley CEOs, presidents and business owners.

The forum will be held at The Fifth Floor Restaurant, 201 E. Commerce St., from 8 a.m. to noon.

Vistage, based in San Diego, is a worldwide CEO organization with a membership of more than 19,000 business leaders in 16 countries.

Maria Stevens, the local Vistage chair, explains that the event will help business leaders evaluate opportunities, gain new perspective and discover a renewed sense of direction.

“This forum will focus on issues CEOs may be facing in today’s increasingly complex marketplace,” she says. Strategies to help solve those issues will also be discussed.

Stevens is the founder and owner of Stevens Coaching & Consulting LLC. Her company helps individuals and businesses achieve their personal and business growth goals through training classes, individual coaching programs, self-study coaching products and professional speaking engagements.

The featured speaker at the event will be Ryan Avery, the youngest person to be named “World Champion of Public Speaking,” according to Vistage. His presentation, “Leading Through Storytelling,” will provide insights into reaching Millennials, the generation that will have tremendous buying power over the next decade.

The event is open to all executives whose businesses generate a minimum of $1 million in annual revenue. Seating is limited and the deadline for reservations is Aug. 18. Call 330 301 6611 or go to

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