2024 WLDA


Nashville TN

April 3-5, 2024

The visionary leaders forum is a premiere event for data leaders looking to stay ahead of the curve in today's rapidly evolving business landscape.

Save the Date for VLF 2024
April 3 – 5 at the Omni Hotel
Nashville, TN

This exclusive forum gives WLDA members a powerful professional development experience and a memorable opportunity to learn, create deep connections, and refresh alongside fellow leaders. The experience includes facilitated group development discussions, outdoor adventures, wellness activities, and much more.

What's Included?
  • Transportation

    Transportation from the airport to the hotel and back.

  • Leadership Tools & Techniques Session

  • Peer to Peer Circles

  • Expert Content and Connections

  • WLDA Swag

  • Bountiful Local Fare

    Welcome reception, Visionary Leader dinner and program; breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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Highlights From Prior VLFs


*Agenda is subject to change, please check back here for updates.

  • 2:00 - 5:00 pm Registration

    Walk the red carpet into the 2023 Visionary Leaders Forum.
  • 5:00 - 9:00 pm Welcome Reception and Dinner Soiree

    Meet and mingle with other leaders through our cocktail hour and enjoy an interactive dinner, building on conversation and connection.
  • 9:00pm Evening Networking

    Continue connecting with others that can provide you advice and support.
  • 7:00 - 8:00 am Morning Stretch

    Start your day with a refreshing walk or yoga session, opening your mind to new possibilities.
  • 8:00 - 9:00 am Breakfast & Connect

    Get to interact with other WLDA members and find out how they are leveraging Data and AI in their own organizations.
  • 9:00 - 10:30 amLeadership Tools & Techniques, Part 1

    Led by Deb Venable Certified Retreat Facilitator and Executive Coach at Defined Acceleration, Inc.
  • 10:30 - 10:45 am Break

  • 10:45 - 12:00 pm Leadership Tools & Techniques, Part 2

    Using new techniques to retain talent.
  • 12:00 - 1:00 pm Small Group Lunch

    Find a small group of peers and grab some lunch!
  • 1:00 - 2:00 pm WLDA Walk

    Share business ideas, discuss professional challenges, trade leadership secrets and more.
  • 2:00 - 4:00 pmPeer to Peer Circles

    Take time with a group of peers to discuss the lessons learned and how they can be applied in your business.
  • 4:00 - 6:00 pm Afternoon Break

    Enjoy services and get ready for another great night of networking.
  • 6:00 - 9:00 pm Visionary Leader Dinner and Program

    Enjoy an interactive dinner, building on conversation and connection.
  • 9:00 pm Evening Connection

    Continue connecting with others that can provide you advice and support.
  • 7:00 - 8:00am Sunrise Stretch

    Start your day with a refreshing walk or yoga session, opening your mind to new possibilities.
  • 8:00 - 9:00 am WLDA Breakfast

    Spend time with the WLDA team on each highlight from the event and closing remarks from Asha.
  • 9:00 -12:00 pmPublic Speaking Workshop

    Add this event to your schedule! And, learn from Karen Tiber Leland, Bestselling Author, Branding & Public Speaking Coach.

Friday April 28

"Transformation & Change" And "Having a Growth Mindset"

Jana Ertrachter

Jana will be facilitating both Leadership Tools and Techniques sessions on April 28, 2023.

Her topics include “Transformation and Change” and “Having a Growth Mindset.”

Jana is a positive change agent. Through the Ertrachter Group, she brings together the resources needed to provide her clients with successful outcomes so they evolve to the next level, into a planning culture with accountability.


SATURDAY, April 29 AT 9am


Karen Tiber Leland

Bestselling Author,
Branding & Public Speaking COACH

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes. A $100 nonrefundable processing fee if you cancel before  February 15, 2023, $345 of your total fee is nonrefundable. No refund is available after February 15, 2023.

  • From Jacksonville International Airport to The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island.

    1. I-95 North, travel approximately 7 miles to exit 373, Amelia Island/Fernandina Beach/Callahan Exit.
    2. Right onto A1A (SR 200) East
    3. Travel east on A1A … 9.6 miles to the Thomas J. Shave Bridge
    4. Cross Intercoastal Waterway and travel 3/4 of a mile to first traffic light
    5. Turn right at light onto Amelia Island Parkway
    6. Travel 2.5 miles to fork in road
    7. Veer left at fork and travel 1.5 miles to traffic light
    8. Cross through intersection traveling 3/10 of a mile
    9. Resort is on the left

For additional questions, contact membership@wlda.tech

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