AGA Elevate

Education Series

AGA Elevate is an interactive, educational peer exchange
for decision-makers on critical gaming and business


Through blended learning experiences–the combination of face-to-face and digital learning opportunities–, AGA Elevate offers year-round engagement for actionable learning. AGA Elevate promotes comprehensive, problem-solving approaches that confront today’s challenges and prepare for tomorrow.

AGA Elevate addresses these themes:

Discuss emerging trends, business growth and development and market expansion opportunities.

Explore opportunities to maximize operations through technology.

Build and sharpen essential leadership and professional skills.

Promote expertise around crisis management and emergency preparedness.

Elevate Blog

Coming in at #6 of the 10 Most Critical Job Skills for 2020...

For the past couple months, the team behind our Elevate initiative has been working with Bill Benjamin and Sara Ross at the Institute for Health and Human Potential to create content for our leadership summit series centered on emotional intelligence…

What is Emotional Intelligence?

Emotional Intelligence (EQ or EI) is a term created by two researchers – Peter Salavoy and John Mayer – and popularized by Dan Goleman in his 1996 book of the same name. EI is the ability to: Recognize, understand and manage our…

Ignite And Fuel Your Underused, Underdeveloped, Creative Epicenter

Too often we fall for the myth that we are only able to innovate during our youth. As we age, we ignore our imaginative thinking. We allow our innovation and creativity to go dormant. We think that we can’t do much to increase our creative…

Learning To Collaborate To Innovate In A Constantly Disruptive World

Taking a leap over old ideas and ushering in the new isn't always easy. Tossing aside the tried and true for the unknown, no matter how promising, involves investment and risk. But if you want to keep pace with the pack or even outrun it,…






January 28, 2019, 8:30 am – 5 pm
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa

Harness the leadership tools you need to grow as a decision-maker – anticipate the curveballs in business and build a strategy that will sustain your leadership and your organization.




May 2, 2019, 8 am – 5 pm
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas
Las Vegas, Nevada

The World Economic Forum ranks Emotional Intelligence (EI) among the 10 most critical skills for the new Industrial Revolution. Join strategists Bill Benjamin and Sara Ross for a full-day centered on EI research and how you can apply its principles for more effective leadership.


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