Keynote Speaker

Ben Whiting
Speaker, Entertainer, and Consultant – Create A Limitless Culture

Ben Whiting achieved international success as an award winning magician and mind-reader by creating an atmosphere on stage where the impossible was possible and where human connection had no limits. As an entertainer, he’s performed in over 30 countries, had multiple television appearances, and his clients include the likes of Crystal Cruises, Oprah’s HARPO studios, and Facebook. Recognizing his passion for helping others in their careers and day-to-day lives, Ben began focusing on keynote speaking and leadership development in 2014. Shortly after delivering his first TEDx talk, he was hired by an international leadership development firm to create and deliver content around the globe. His consulting clients have included international companies like UNiDAYS, as well as Fortune 50 corporations such as Schlumberger. Today, Ben combines his backgrounds in leadership development and corporate entertainment to help organizations create cultures that can achieve the impossible (while having A LOT of fun). He’s been featured in Entrepreneur Magazine, the New York Times, and his clients include Apple, Google, American Express, and Amazon.

Golf Tournament

Tuesday, September 10
6:30 am – 2:30 pm
*Shot-gun start is at 8:00 am

Fuzzy Zoellers’ Covered Bridge Golf Club
12510 Covered Bridge Road
Sellersburg, IN 47172 


Nestled in southern Indiana’s rolling hills, Fuzzy Zoeller’s Covered Bridge Golf Club will be the host of this year’s Annual Golf Tournament. This renowned course offers a challenging layout and breathtaking views. Join your fellow golfers for a day of friendly competition and networking opportunities.

Slugger Museum Tour & Tasting

Tuesday, September 10
11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory
Barrels & Billets Tasting
During the tour you will also experience their world-class museum gallery with jaw-dropping artifacts. After exploring the museum, you will embark on an award-winning factory tour where you will discover how wood baseball bats are made. Guests will step into their hallowed Bat Vault, where over 3,000 original bat models are housed. At the conclusion of the museum and bat tour, guests will partake in a guided tasting of Barrels & Billets Distillery’s fine bourbons.

Awards Dinner

Wednesday, September 11
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Churchill Downs
Join your fellow attendees at The World’s Most Legendary RaceTrack®, and home to the Kentucky Derby, for an evening of festivities. Experience the exciting and colorful spectacle of Thoroughbred racing at the legendary Churchill Downs. While there won’t be 150,000 people at the track like there is on Derby Day, AWT has experiences planned that will make you feel you like you are there amongst the action and spirit of the infamous race day.


Dress Code: While there isn’t the need to dress up like Derby, we do ask guests to dress in business casual attire.


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