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2019 Five Star Conference

Join DLI & NCA for a Winter Conference at the Oceanpoint Resort in St. Maarten

Register now for the DLI & NCA annual Five Star Brainstorming conference January 17 - 20, 2019.This time we'll escape winter in beautiful St. Maarten at the Sonesta Oceanpoint resort for a long weekend of adventuring, relaxing, and entrepreneurship. 

About the Resort

With only 129 rooms on the property, the Sonesta Ocean Point resort is a smaller property than we have visited in the past. This does not mean they compromised on the amenities. The resort is a Five-Star adults-only stunner that comes with everything you expect from a DLI-NCA Five-Star event: included food, liquor, room service, mini bar, WIFI, taxes, gratuities, and a host of other amenities included. Click here to learn more.  

All rooms have an ocean view and room rates are for two guests. The room rates we negotiated are nearly impossible to believe.

Junior Suite King$500 per night
Sunset Swimout Junior Suite  $600 per night
Sunset Butler Suite$700 per night

All prices are for double occupancy.  Please be aware that before and after conference dates are based on availability since this is a smaller property.  This is an all adult property.

Rooms are selling fast. We have already sold out of the Deluxe Junior and Sunset Swim Out Bulter Suites. How much help could your team use? Find out!

Meet the Speakers

We carefully select speakers to inspire and invigorate your desire to succeed. Check out this year's lineup:

Persuasive Communication is the Only Superpower You Need

Jeff Tippett presents with dual purposes: to uplift and encourage while also providing actionable content that creates change.  When talking with others about what he does, Jeff finds they often respond: 'So, you're a motivational speaker.' "Well, not really. But sorta," he said. "I'm really more of a motivational teacher. I think we all appreciate and need motivation. Life can beat us down; so I want to lift people. To accomplish this as I present, I bring lots of energy, humor, and heartfelt connection."

Attendees need more than just motivation because motivation fades, he said. "I mix in actionable content that can create lasting change in lives. I began my career teaching at a university; I guess once a teacher always a teacher." With 500+ presentations under his belt, Jeff knows how to successfully weave these two styles together.

Click here to see a video of Jeff speaking.

How to Attract and Retain Millennial Employees and Clients

High energy. Great content. Practical take-aways. These are the hallmarks of any John DiJulius keynote address, and his presentation on millennials is no exception.

John will share his insights and answers to the key questions you have about attracting and retaining millennial employees and clients.  This generation is your future, and you need their support in the workplace, at the counter and on line.  John has been studying this challenge and is looking forward to sharing his take on what you need to do to with you.

The Secret of Chick Fil A’s Success 

From Attracting & Training the Best Minimum Wage Employees to Attracting and Optimizing Media

Attention… It’s All About How-To!
Chick Fil A is the highest ranked fast food restaurant in customer service and the fourth most-inspiring company – according to Forbes.

These accolades are the expected norm among higher paying luxury service brands.  However, attaining these service and culture heights, when relying primarily on minimum wage employees, makes these Chick Fil A achievements all the more remarkable.  

Arthur Greeno, long time Chick Fil A employee turned owner and author of two best selling books, will share the secret of the fastest growing fast food brand’s success with you on Sunday morning.  His appearances and message have been described by audiences as relevant, adaptable, lighthearted, irreverent, real, hilarious, engaging and remarkable. His goal is to show you how you can make others believe in your business and help make it remarkable too. 

You'll walk away from a morning with Arthur armed with practical, actionable, and achievable skills that will help you grow your business.

The conference registration is $595, DLI Premier Members receive one free conference registration. The registration fee for a second individual is $295.

Call 800-638-2627 or email
for more information and to register.