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John Maxwell Leadership Summit Returns to CIU

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February 8, 2023

Influential leadership expert Dr. John Maxwell returns to Columbia International University on March 21 for his sixth Leadership Summit in the Midlands of South Carolina. The event takes place from 10:30 a.m. to noon in Shortess Chapel on the campus of CIU, and is a part of CIU’s 100th anniversary celebration this year.

Maxwell is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, coach, and speaker who has sold more than 26 million books in 50 languages. He has been identified as the #1 leader in business by the American Management Association and the most influential leadership expert in the world by Business Insider and Inc. magazine.

As the founder of The John Maxwell Company, The John Maxwell Team, EQUIP, and the John Maxwell Leadership Foundation, he has trained more than six million leaders. In 2015, he reached the milestone of having trained leaders from every country of the world. The recipient of the Mother Teresa Prize for Global Peace and Leadership from the Luminary Leadership Network, Maxwell speaks each year to Fortune 500 companies, presidents of nations, and many of the world’s top business leaders.

Maxwell says he loves challenging and motivating audiences with real-life stories and timeless principles that are backed with actionable steps.

“Every year I have the opportunity to speak to people around the world about the life-changing principles and defining moments that have impacted my life,” Maxwell said. “There’s nothing like making the human connection and forming new relationships and bonds.”

Information and registration for the Leadership Summit, as well as sponsorship opportunities, are at  

CIU is celebrating 100 years of its mission to “educate people from a biblical worldview to impact the nations with the message of Christ.” The university consistently ranks among the Top Regional Universities in the South by U.S. News & World Report, as well as a Best Value Regional University in the South. Apply now or request information on enrollment by contacting Admissions at (803) 807-5024 or

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