Gen. Colin Powell will a featured speaker at this year's Blanchard Leadership Forum. This year's forum will be Aug. 31-Sept. 1 in the Columbus Convention & Trade Center, 801 Front Ave.
Columbus State University's Cunningham Center for Leadership Development, Synovus, TSYS and Jim Blanchard, the retired Synovus chairman of the board and CEO are the co-hosts of this annual forum. This year's theme is "Leadership in Uncertain Times."
Other speakers include Aflac president and chief operating officer of Aflac U.S. Paul S. Amos, NBC News correspondent Norah O’Donnell, best-selling author and financial columnist Richard Florida, Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy and Gen. David Petraeus, commander of United States Central Command.
Fees are $349, or $199 for Monday only or $249 for Tuesday only.