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This four day program at Unity Village combines internal spiritual development with informative, insightful, and inspiring presentations.
The 2023 Emergence Retreat & Conference features keynote presentations by Jeffon Seely, Lisa Benson, and Nimo Patel. They'll be joined by thought leaders, workshop facilitators to bring in new perspectives on social justice, diversity, spiritual practice, and new ideas for the evolution of New Thought.
We will be encircled with engaging and exciting music from our resident musician Daniel Nahmod, an inspiring and exciting nationally touring singer and songwriter.
Spirit in Bloom
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All Meals are Included!
Your registration includes breakfast, lunch and dinner from Monday evening until the Thursday Banquet!
We begin on Monday at 4pm with a gathering to welcome to first-time attendees. Dinner is at 5:30, and the Retreat begins with the evening session at 7pm.
There are daily activities, with Sacred Time every afternoon. A full schedule will be published on this site.
The Retreat ends with a closing ceremony on Friday at 11am.
Jeffon Seely is a transformational speaker on Diversity & Inclusion, Mindfulness, and 21st Century Leadership. He speaks on mindfulness, and the evolving role of Millennials and the 2020 Generation.
Jeffon shows us how to embrace differences in the workplace and use them to create a competitive advantage. We'll learn to rethink our approach to inclusion, engagement, teamwork, success, and the responsibility we have in creating a culture where exceptional performance prevails.
Lisa Benson is a diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism practitioner. Her mission is to celebrate differences and eradicate racial ignorance through historical analysis of fact-based knowledge, interactive training sessions, and courageous conversations.
She's also the author of "Anchored in Bias, Fired Over White Tears", a book chronicling her personal experiences with workplace bias and discrimination that led to a 2-week trial in federal court.
Lisa is fueled by her lived experiences, cultural curiosities, and a hunger for systemic change. She is the Founder/CEO of Winning Truths International, LLC.
Nimo Patel, is a world-renowned hip hop musician, humanitarian and ambassador of love and peace. His music and music videos have traversed the world to over 100 million viewers through MTV, YouTube, Tony Robbins events, the BBC Channel and more.
Nimo has shared his heart-felt message in over 20 countries and over 500 organizations - from schools, refugee camps, prisons and beyond. Through his Non-Profit, Empty Hands Music, he continues to use music and art as an inspiring agent of change.
Most recently, Nimo took a group of 17 underprivileged children from India on a world tour of a dance drama musical show he directed called “Jai Jagat” (Victory to Planet Earth).
Orange County, California-based Singer/Songwriter, Producer and Humanitarian Daniel Nahmod has performed his profound, heart-opening original music for over one million people in 45 U.S. states and Canada since beginning his music career in 1999 and receiving literally thousands of standing ovations along the way.
His songs are recorded and performed all over the world on a weekly basis. Recent media appearances of Daniel's music include Saturday Night Live, The Voice, American Idol, The Super Bowl, and the Today Show.
Daniel's poetic and evocative message of peace, love and compassion across all nations, cultures and faiths has found overwhelming acceptance wherever he has performed.
The Retreat takes place at Unity Village, north America's largest and most long-established property in the New Thought movement.
Meals are included with your registration, but hotel accommodations are not – you must arrange your own.
Space sells out early - reserve now! All guest rooms have been set aside for the ANTN Retreat, and are unavailable through the website. Please contact the Front Desk directly.
Unity Hotel and Conference Ctr, Ascend Hotel Collection
1901 NW Blue Parkway
Lees Summit, MO, 64086
Front Desk: (816) 347-5537
There are several airbnb houses at Unity Village with multiple bedrooms and space for an entire group.
Accommodations available at the Holiday Inn Express. It is nearby, with van transportation to and from Unity Village each day.
Holiday Inn Express
201 NW Innovation Parkway
Lee’s Summit, MO 64086
Reservations 1 888 HOLIDAY
(1 888 465 4329)
Front Desk: (816) 600-2405