Soar Higher 2006 Conference

Why should you attend? See highlights and testimonials from last year’s conference. Click here.

Soar Higher 2006 is Northwest Arkansas’ premier leadership conference that includes a full day of professional development topics for leaders or individuals on the leadership track.

Whether you work in a major corporation, small business, or non-profit organization, this conference will provide you with the tools to prepare you to achieve your peak performance.

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Professional Development Topics

Skill-builder session choices allow you to customize your professional development experience. Topics include:

  • Leadership
  • Dealing with Difficult People
  • Adapting To and Managing Change
  • Creating Atmospheres of Innovation
  • Overcome Negativity and Bounce Back with a Winning Attitude
  • Building a Mont Blanc Team
  • Stress Management

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Compelling Main Stage Speakers

In addition, the conference main stage sessions will feature keynote addresses from three compelling speakers who will challenge the way you think and leave you with the understanding that anything is possible.

John Irvin, CSP. In today’s stressful age, the ability to see the positive side of things is essential to our vision, relationships, productivity, problem-solving skills — even our health! John kicks off the day in a fun and entertaining way.

Scott Huse, Executive Director of Watch D.O.G.S. Across America®. Scott leads a national organization that engages fathers to help create a safer, stronger school setting and provide positive male role models for students.

Kerry Robertson, motivational speaker and trainer, works with people and companies to create a better workplace through better communication. She’s a former news anchor, talk show host and the author.


Follow-up Articles

To reinforce the lessons from the conference, our speakers provide follow-up articles for our conference attendees. Here are some preview articles from this year’s speakers.

Click here to read “Be A Rock Climber — Succeed One Step at a Time” by Kyle Eastham.

Click here to read “Feedback: The Fuel for Great Performance” by Vicki Anderson.

Click here to read “Seven Deadly Innovation Mistakes Many Executives Make” by John Storm.

Click here to read “How to Thrive and Survive at Work” by Kerry Robertson.

Click here to read “Leadership: Lessons Learned from the Superdome” by Cathy Harris.

Click here to read “Who’s The Jerk, Now?!” by John Irvin.

Click here to read “Child, Spouse, Parent, Leader, Difference Maker (Life is All About People)” by Scott Huse.

Click here to read “Building a Mont Blanc Team – God’s Way” by Stan Tyra.

Click here to read “Holiday Peace” by Cathy Harris.

Click here to read “The Day the TV Died” by Kyle Eastham.


Can’t Get Enough? Visit the Conference Book Store

A bookstore featuring books and audio programs will be available for attendees who want more information on particular topics. Recordings of the skill-builder sessions may be purchased to add to your professional development library.

Collaborative Partner: NWACC SIFE

A portion of the proceeds from the event goes to the Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) team at Northwest Arkansas Community College. They are actively involved in the conference planning and organization to train them in all aspects of running an event such as marketing, planning, cash management, hospitality, exhibit management, and catering. Click here to learn more about SIFE.

About the Conference Production Company

Soar Higher 2006 is produced by Soar with Eagles of Rogers, Arkansas. In addition to conference production, their services include a professional speaker bureau, training, performance consulting services, and book publishing. The president is Carrie Perrien Smith. To learn more about Soar with Eagles, click here.

Conference Sponsors

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Conference Details

The conference features a line-up of professional speakers selected for their business experience and/or expertise.

Thursday, November 2, 2006
8:15 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Embassy Suites Hotel
Rogers, Arkansas

Registration begins at 7:15 a.m.
Lunch included

$159 Full-day conference ticket
$99 Full-day conference ticket purchased before 10/18/06
$129 Discount rate when purchasing three to nine tickets
$109 Non-profit or student single ticket rate
$100 Discount rate when purchasing 10 or more tickets
$800 Package of 10 tickets for a nonprofit organization

Contact: Carrie Perrien Smith, Soar with Eagles at 479.636.7627 or

Detailed Schedule

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Support from sponsors helps keep ticket prices at affordable rates. For more information on sponsorship packages and benefits, click here.

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