Business Leader and Author John Maxwell featured at University of Mobile Scholarship Banquet April 27

MOBILE, Ala. – Internationally recognized leadership expert John Maxwell will speak in Mobile on April 27 at the University of Mobile Scholarship Banquet. Tickets are available now, with special pricing for church groups and nonprofits.


Maxwell will be the keynote speaker at the 12th annual event that raises funds for scholarships to the Christian university. He is a No. 1 New York Times bestselling author, coach and speaker who has sold more than 26 million books in 50 languages.


In 2014, he was identified as the No. 1 leader in business by the American Management Association and the most influential leadership expert in the world by Business Insider and Inc. magazine.


Sponsorships and tickets are available now at, or call the University of Mobile Advancement Office at 251.442.2917 or email Individual tickets are $150 and table sponsorships start at $1,000.


Church groups and nonprofits may purchase tickets at the 20 percent discount rate of $120 per ticket, or $800 for seating for 10 guests and recognition in the event program. 


Also, the university has a block of rooms reserved for guests attending the banquet at the Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel at a discounted rate of $109 a night.


The gala event begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Arthur R. Outlaw Convention Center in downtown Mobile.


As the founder of The John Maxwell Co., The John Maxwell Team, EQUIP, and the John Maxwell Leadership Foundation, Maxwell has trained more than six million leaders. In 2015, he reached the milestone of having trained leaders from every country in the world.


The recipient of the Mother Teresa Prize for Global Peace and Leadership from the Luminary Leadership Network, Maxwell speaks each year to Fortune 500 companies, presidents of nations, and many of the world’s top business leaders.


For more about John Maxwell, visit


Previous UM Scholarship Banquet speakers were Fox News Channel’s chief political anchor Bret Baier, neurosurgeon and presidential candidate Ben Carson, President George W. Bush, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow, Col. Oliver North, presidential candidate and Florida Gov. Jeb Bush,

presidential candidate and Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Newt Gingrich, Georgia Gov. and U.S. Sen. Zell Miller, and New York Times best-selling author Andy Andrews.




About University of Mobile:
University of Mobile is a Christ-centered liberal arts and sciences institution with a vision of higher education for a higher purpose, founded to honor God by equipping students for their future professions through rigorous academic preparation and spiritual transformation. The university offers on-campus and online bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in over 40 areas of study. Founded in 1961, University of Mobile is affiliated with the Alabama Baptist State Convention and is located 10 miles north of Mobile, Alabama on a campus of over 880 acres.

For more information about University of Mobile, visit the website at or call Enrollment Services at 1.800.WIN.RAMS or 251.442.2222.


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