OCTOBER 28 / 29 2019 - CANNES

2019 "Methodology of Leading Coaches"
„The Funnel Conference”

is an invitation-only conference focusing on one topic: How to teach leadership impact of tomorrow and how to bring this closer to company needs. In Cannes, executives and HR managers will meet and exchange ideas with The Leading Coaches of the World. The 2019 Kick-off conference has in this year european focus.

„The Funnel” is a central european mediaeval metaphor standing for “efficient ways of learning”. The „Nuremberg Funnel“ refers to a more than 350 years old book-approach, summarizing different didactic principles in a nutshell. „The Funnel Approach” targets at improving mindsets and capabilities of coachees.

Message of the Founder Dr. Stefan Wachtel,

Welcome to „The Funnel Conference”, an invitation-only event focusing on one topic: How to teach leadership impact of tomorrow and how to bring this closer to company needs. In Cannes, you will meet executives and HR managers and exchange ideas with The Leading Coaches of the World. I’m looking forward to highly qualified experts, the most recent knowledge in leadership and, before all, lively discussions.


This year’s pre-conference runs un-frontal. The experts introduce their topics and then initiate the dialogue with the participants. A Kick-off conference, created by the community.

October, 28 2019, 4 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.:

Moderation: Sarah McDonnell
Elke Wiedmaier
Co-CEO Management Forum Starnberg, Starnberg: Is there something like too much Agility?

Dr. Stefan Wachtel
Executive Modus, Frankfurt: Beyond the Expert Mode. Creating an Executive Rhetorical Mindset.

Prof. Dr. Daniela Elsner
Position, Goethe University Frankfurt: Commonalities of Perfect Weddings & great Leadership Coachings

Looking Beyond:

Dr. med. Robin Deb
Aesthetic Surgeon, Beauteous Corp., Frankfurt: Matter-over-mind. How Attractivity boosts Business Impact

Evening: 8 p.m.

Live Music
Roger Pabst, Berlin, sings Frank Sinatra: „Love Funnels“

October, 29 2019, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.:

Daniele Krebs
European Central Bank, Frankfurt: Agiling a Dino

Petra Slembek
Head of Reflection-in-Action, Zurich: Own it! Focus & Courage in Leadership

Britta Niemeyer
Integrity and Compliance Advisor, Do Purpose GmbH, Convince to Compliance.

Fabian Niedballa
CEO, Berlin: The Future of Online Coaching

Andreas Seitz
CEO beintouch, Cologne: Frogs, who decide to jump off - The next Leadership Thing.

Pia Lauritzen
Copenhagen, Why Change Management doesn’t change anything (to be fixed)

Prof. Dr. Julia Sander
Cancellor, European Business School, Wiesbaden, @EBS University: Coaching inside

Florian Astor
Mainz, 8.500km on foot - what river-crossings teach us about Options

Aizhan Alikulova-Kadyr
MBA, Master Coach (ICU), Almaty, Emotional burn-out attacking HR


The Funnel Conference is the yearly summit of „The Leading Coaches of the World“®,

Partners 2019:

Management Forum Starnberg, Starnberg, Conferences and Seminars for Executives, Munich, Leadership Experts, Berlin, Online Coaching.


28th of October 2019, 4 p.m. to open end (including Sinatra Evening)
& 29th of October 9 a.m. to 5. p.m.

The conference language is English.
No media. All photos made by Adfox Group will be authorized by every participant.


Hotel Martinez (conference location): approx. 300 Euro Hotels nearby: Villa Claudia, approx. 110 euro and Ruc Hotel, approx. 80 euro. Please feel free to ask us for assistance.


The fee for the 1,5-day event is € 1.295,- plus VAT, including drinks, coffee breaks, lunch and Sinatra event. The Conference is free of charge for all members of „Leading Coaches of the World“®. Registrations will be confirmed by Adfox Group. In case that more than one person from the same company attending the event, we will grant the second and each additional participant a 10% discount. Payment via invoice by bank transfer before the event. We keep the right to make marginal program changes. With your registration you accept our conditions of participation.


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