When your leadership advances, everything gets better.

What is Advance One Day?

Advance One Day is a value adding event hosted by Next Level Church for leaders who want to grow in their personal leadership and for teams who want to succeed in their organization or business like never before.

In this fun, practical and interactive day of training, we will be focusing on different aspects of Leading Strong. 


Learn new ways to capture your customer’s attention.



Enhance your leadership and team building.


Network with other business leaders in SWFL.

Invitation from Dr. John Maxwell

Hear from AOD Attendees


“The strategies and business applications that are shared can be used in a company of one or a company of 1,000.”

Laura Petel, Director at Connection Point Early Learning Center

“I attend a lot of financial events and seminars throughout the year and this is an event I always look forward to.”

Alfie Tounjian, Founder & President of The Advantage Retirement Group

“It gives us an opportunity to refocus & reenergize our staff, and truly reprioritize what we are doing as an organization”

John Lai, Sanibel & Captiva Chamber of Commerce

AOD Speakers







Interview with Dr. John Maxwell

John C. Maxwell is a #1 New York Times bestselling author, coach, and speaker who has sold more than 25 million books in fifty languages. Often called the country's No. 1 leadership authority, Maxwell was identified as the most popular leadership expert in the world by Inc. magazine in 2014. As the founder of The John Maxwell Company, The John Maxwell Team, EQUIP, and the John Maxwell Foundation, he has trained more than 5 million leaders. In 2015, he reached the milestone of having trained leaders from every country of the world. Dr. Maxwell speaks each year to Fortune 500 companies, presidents of nations, and many of the world's top business leaders.


Suncoast Arena

Advance One Day will be hosted at the BRAND NEW FSW Suncoast Arena this year! We’re so excited to be one of the first events at this beautiful facility.

The FSW Suncoast Arena is located on the Lee Campus of Florida Southwestern University next to the Barbara B Mann Performing Arts Hall. There is plenty of on-site parking, a 3500 seat capacity and the perfect layout for a day of leadership learning.

Frequently Asked Questions

Who is Advance One Day for?

Advance One Day is for anyone who wants to make their leadership grow and their business advance. CEOs, General Managers, Directors, Team Leaders, Team Members, and anyone looking to increase their leadership capacity. In fact, some businesses bring their entire team to grow in their leadership together!

What topics will be addressed?

Topics include How to Lead Strong in Today’s World, Leading Strong when You Are Not in Charge, Leading Strong through Vulnerability, Leading Strong in Crisis, Story Branding, Workplace Ethics and a special interview with Leadership Expert, Dr. John Maxwell.

What is the schedule for the day?

8:00 amRegistration (Light Breakfast)
8:20Doors Open
9:00Session 1
11:00Session 2
12:30 pmLunch Onsite (provided by Chick-fil-A)
1:30Session 3
3:30Session 4
5:00Event Ends

Is lunch provided?

Yes! Chick-Fil-A is providing lunch for the day, included in the ticket price! Gluten free options will also be available upon dietary need and request.