Discover how the Smart Conference will impact the key areas of your life!
Why attend the Smart Conference?
Smart Conference is Dave Ramsey’s most exciting event of the year. At Smart Conference, you will learn powerful, proven methods to help you make a real impact on the key areas in your life.
At this daylong event, you will hear from America's foremost experts on the subjects of marriage, parenting, money, career, leadership, retirement, and personal development. The best of life is ahead of you. Take a deep breath, reset, and decide to live smarter.
The Smart Conference will give you the tools you need to:
Identify the reasons you struggle in key areas of your life.
Learn from Dave's expert friends who have helped to inspire millions.
Gain the necessary tools and motivation to be intentional about your future.
It’s up to you to make a decision today and begin the journey to a smarter life. Don’t settle for “normal.” It's time to get passionate about your goals, your family's goals, and the goals of your marriage.
The best of life is not behind you. The best is yet to come! Take a deep breath and take this first step to living smarter.
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The Power Of Intentionality
Dave Ramsey is America’s trusted voice on money and business. He’s authored seven best-selling books: Financial Peace, More Than Enough, The Total Money Makeover, EntreLeadership, The Complete Guide to Money, Smart Money Smart Kids and The Legacy Journey. “The Dave Ramsey Show” is heard by more than 14 million listeners each week on more than 600 radio stations and digitally through podcasts, online audio streaming and a 24-hour online streaming video channel.
Chris Hogan is a #1 national best-selling author, dynamic speaker and host of The Chris Hogan Show. For more than a decade, Hogan has served at Ramsey Solutions, equipping and challenging people to take control of their money and reach their financial goals. His second book, Everyday Millionaire: How Ordinary People Built Extraordinary Wealth—And How You Can Too, releases in January 2019.
Love Your Life, Not Theirs
As a #1 New York Times best-selling author and host of The Rachel Cruze Show, Rachel helps people learn the proper ways to handle money and stay out of debt. She's authored three best-selling books including Love Your Life, Not Theirs and Smart Money Smart Kids, which she co-wrote with her father, Dave Ramsey.
Take Back Your Time
Christy Wright is the #1 best-selling author of Business Boutique, a Certified Business Coach and Ramsey Personality with a passion for equipping women with the knowledge and steps they need to successfully run and grow a business. Since joining Ramsey Solutions in 2009, she has spoken to thousands across the country at women’s conferences, national business conferences, Fortune 500 companies and her own sold-out live events.
Dr. Les Parrott
How To Fight A Good Fight
Dr. Les Parrott, psychologist and #1 New York Times best-selling author, is the creator of the game-changing Deep Love Assessment - a highly customized tool for couples at any age or stage. His books, coauthored with his wife Leslie, include Love Talk, The Good Fight, Your Time Starved Marriage and the award-winning Saving Your Marriage Before It Starts. Les has been featured on Oprah, Today Show, CNN, Fox News, The View, and in USA Today and The New York Times. Les is a professor of psychology at Northwest University and he and Leslie are the co-founders of the Center for Healthy Relationships on the campus of Olivet Nazarene University. Les and Leslie live in Seattle with their two sons. Learn more at LesAndLeslie.com.
Dr. Meg Meeker
Being A Hero Dad
Pediatrician, mother and grandmother, Meg Meeker, M.D. is the country’s leading authority on parenting, teens and children’s health. Dr. Meg has practiced pediatric and adolescent medicine for 30 years. She is the author of six books including Strong Mothers, Strong Sons and the best-selling Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters. Dr. Meg is the founder of The Strong Parent Project, a unique learning and community experience to equip and encourage parents. She works with the NFL's Fatherhood Initiative and as co-host of Dr. James Dobson’s Family Talk Radio. Dr. Meg is board certified with the American Board of Pediatrics, is a fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and is Assistant Clinical Professor at Michigan State College of Human Medicine. She lives and works in northern Michigan where she shares a medical practice with her husband, Walter. They have four grown children.
Dr. Henry Cloud
The Path To Better Boundaries
Dr. Cloud is an acclaimed leadership expert, psychologist, and best-selling author. He draws on his extensive experience in business, leadership consulting, and clinical psychology, to impart practical and effective advice for improving leadership skills and performance. Dr. Cloud is a New York Times bestselling author, and his books have sold over 10 million copies. Dr. Cloud’s work has been featured and reviewed by the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, Publisher’s Weekly, Los Angeles Times, and many other publications. Success Magazine named Dr. Cloud in the top 25 of 2014’s most influential leaders in personal growth and development. He is a frequent contributor to CNN, Fox News Channel, and other national media outlets. His experience includes decades as a consultant, and as an entrepreneur he started and grew a successful chain of treatment centers in over 40 cities across the western United States. Dr. Cloud is a graduate of Southern Methodist University, with a B.S. in psychology. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife, Tori, and their two daughters, Olivia and Lucy.
Dear Mom & Dad: 4 Things I Need You to Know
Since 2003, Anthony ONeal has helped thousands of students make good decisions with their money, relationships and education to live a well-balanced life. He's the National Best-Selling Author of Graduate Survival Guide: 5 Mistakes You Can’t Afford to Make in College, and travels the country spreading his encouraging message to help teens and young adults transition into the real world.
Discover What You Were Born to Do
Ken Coleman is host of The Ken Coleman Show and the top-rated EntreLeadership Podcast, and author of One Question: Life-Changing Answers from Today's Leading Voices. An acclaimed interviewer and broadcaster, Coleman equips, encourages and entertains listeners through thought-provoking interviews, helping them grow their passions, and move toward a fulfilled purpose.
George has been with Ramsey Solutions for four years. He now serves as the host of The Dave Ramsey Show video channel and Dave Ramsey live events. George is also an award-winning singer-songwriter and entertainer. Originally from Boston, he has been featured in American Songwriter Magazine and Performer Magazine. George’s mission is simply to make you smile. Even if he has to bring out his Kermit the Frog impression.
*Speakers subject to change
Smart Conference Schedule
|7:30 AM||Doors open|
Dr. Les Parrott: How To Fight A Good Fight
Chris Hogan: Retire Inspired
---- 30 Minute Break ----
Ken Coleman: Discover What You Were Born to Do
Christy Wright: Take Back Your Time
Rachel Cruze: Love Your Life, Not Theirs
Dr. Meg Meeker: Being A Hero Dad
Anthony ONeal: Dear Mom & Dad: 4 Things I Need You to Know
---- 30 Minute Break ----
Dr. Henry Cloud: The Path To Better Boundaries
Dave Ramsey: Power Of Intentionality
|6:15 PM||Event Concludes|
Purchase a general admission seat to Dave’s life-changing LIVE event. Learn powerful methods to help take control of the key areas in your life.
Get closer to the action!
Take advantage of some of the best seats in the house!
Floor seating is guaranteed.
One reserved seat in front of the venue
Exclusive backstage Q&A lunch with Dave Ramsey, Dr. Henry Cloud, Chris Hogan & Ken Coleman
A free Dave Ramsey book
October 13, 2018
8:30 AM - 6:15 PM
301 W. 13th Street
Kansas City, MO 64105
IMPORTANT EVENT INFORMATION
Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the event begins. Please use your event pass to gain access to the event. If you lose your event pass, you may check in at the Will Call desk upon arrival.
Registrations are transferable, but not refundable.
Special Packages and Floor Seating will close 10 minutes prior to the event.
All speakers are subject to change. We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to substitute another qualified speaker of our choosing due to illness, close family birth or death, natural disaster, or force majeure. In the event we cannot secure a qualified substitute, we retain the right to cancel the event and issue a refund as your sole remedy. To ensure that this event is an enjoyable experience for all attendees, no children under the age of 13 will be allowed in the auditorium.
Unauthorized duplication or sale of this pass may prevent you admittance to the event. The Lampo Group, Inc. is not responsible for any inconvenience caused by unauthorized duplication. In the event that duplicate copies are presented for verification, The Lampo Group, Inc. reserves the right to refuse entry to all event pass holders and may credit the origional purchasers the face value which will constiture full remuneration.
What does the Backstage Experience include?
- A commemorative laminate event badge
- The best seats in the house
- A complimentary lunch
- A Q/A panel with Dave and speakers
- A free Dave Ramsey book
Will there be food and drink available?
- Concessions will be available beginning at 8:00AM in the lobby of the venue.
- The Smart Conference will break for lunch at approximately 12:15PM and resume at 1:45PM.
- There are also several restaurants within walking distance from the venue.