CEO Summit 2023: Future-Ready!

Join us January 22–25, 2023, near Phoenix for our exclusive forum for CEOs with a shared mission: the Lutheran Services in America CEO Summit. Reunite with peers and outside leaders to gain insights, share innovative ideas and build meaningful connections.


CEO Summit 2023: Future-Ready!

Join us January 22–25, 2023, near Phoenix for our exclusive forum for CEOs with a shared mission: the Lutheran Services in America CEO Summit. Reunite with peers and outside leaders to gain insights, share innovative ideas and build meaningful connections.

We’ll explore how leaders of future-ready organizations empower present-day actions, identify the next steps for success and what’s needed to get there. You’ll learn from leading experts, and your fellow CEOs, about:

  • Creating purposeful strategies to build capacity in a rapidly shifting world,
  • Addressing the workforce crisis,
  • Developing innovative partnerships and refining business models to stay competitive, and
  • Activating the board of directors to drive strategic change.

CEO Summit 2023 is your opportunity to engage your peers in meaningful conversation, talk through shared issues and participate in dynamic roundtable discussions led by topical experts.

Look out for more details about the event, including speakers, agenda and registration information, in the coming weeks.


Registration for CEO Summit 2023 will open this summer. Check back again soon!

Registration Fees

Attendance is limited to CEOs of nonprofit provider organizations. If you are interested in becoming a CEO Summit 2023 sponsor, please contact Kimberly Roque, Director of Leadership Development and Growth.

Member CEOs

Your full registration fee includes attendance to all sessions, networking events (Sunday welcome reception, Monday group dinner) and conference meals (breakfast, lunch and breaks on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday). The registration fee does not include lodging nor travel expenses.

  • Early bird rate: $799 through November 18, 2022
  • Standard rate: $909 after November 18, 2022

Non-member CEOs

  • Standard rate: $1,009

Guest Meals Only

  • Standard rate: $250*

The “Guest Meals Only” registration fee includes attendance for meals and networking events only, for the significant others of fully registered attendees.

Deadlines & Key Dates

November 18, 2022

  • Early bird registration rate (available only to Lutheran Services in America members and associate members) ends.

December 28, 2022

  • Deadline to secure your lodging at The Wigwam.
  • Online registration for CEO Summit closes.
  • Registration cancellations received by this date are eligible for a full refund. Cancellations received after December 28 are subject to an $300 cancellation fee. All cancellation requests must be sent in writing via email to Kimberly Roque. Please call her at 202-499-5836 with any questions.

All outstanding balances must be paid in full prior to attending CEO Summit.


Continuing education credits are offered for Nursing Home Administrators and are complimentary for Lutheran Services in America members and associate members. The cost is $45 for each CEU type for non-members. To receive credit for CEUs, any outstanding balances must be paid in full by February 10, 2023.

Participants may earn credit hours from NAB/NHA for participation in the full conference. If you are not able to participate in all of the sessions, credit hours will be prorated accordingly. Certificates of attendance will provided upon request, should you wish to submit them to other accreditation organizations.


CEO Summit 2023 will take place at The Wigwam in Litchfield Park, Arizona, which is near Phoenix and only 25 minutes from the Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

Relax and recharge at this iconic desert retreat selected for its mix of casual sophistication and Southwestern charm. The Wigwam is an intimate resort with private casitas and spacious meeting and networking spaces to allow for social distancing.

Hotel Address

300 E. Wigwam Blvd.
Litchfield Park, AZ 85340

Room Rates and Reservations

Standard room single or double occupancy: $249 per night (plus, $15 resort fee)

Check-in: 4 p.m.

Check-out: 12 p.m.

NOTE: It is required that you reserve your room through this link or by calling the hotel directly and letting them know you are part of the Lutheran Services in America CEO Summit group. You cannot use third-party sites (e.g., Expedia, Trip Advisor, etc.) to book your rooms.  

  • Special room rates will be guaranteed until December 28, 2022, or until the group block is sold out, whichever comes first.
  • If you want to upgrade your room, some are available at a discount (e.g., Oasis Terrace: $309; additional options: $349 and up) by contacting In-House Reservations at 855-417-4477.
  • If you want to reserve your hotel room prior to and post the event dates (January 22-25), you can contact In-House Reservations at 855-417-4477.


To cancel or change your reservation, you must contact the hotel directly at 855-417-4477 and you must do so 72 hours or more prior to the reserved date of arrival or the deposit is nonrefundable.

If you have any questions, please call 202-499-5836 or email Kimberly Roque.


The Wigwam is easily accessible via Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (PHX).

Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport

Distance: 23 miles (about 25 minutes)

Directions to The Wigwam

From Sky Harbor International Airport:

  • Take I-10 West to Litchfield Rd and turn right.
  • Take Litchfield Rd. north to Wigwam Blvd. and turn right.
  • Continue straight through the roundabout and The Wigwam entrance will be on your left, across from the school.


Popular attractions close to The Wigwam include the world-famous Grand Canyon and Antelope Canyon for day-long trips. The hotel is also centrally located to local sightseeing spots like sports arenas, dining, shopping outlets, museums and more.