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and Sponsorship Opportunities


Hear from industry leaders, including world-renowned experts, academics, and innovators, on topics that are top of mind for every business and church leader.


Engage with other attendees, share insights, explore each other’s successes and challenges, and network with professionals in your line of work.


Come with an open mind to discover and share actionable takeaways that revitalize your approach to leadership in the church and marketplace.  


Introducing the

Pinnacle Conference

On Thursday, October 19, 2023, renowned speakers from around the country will provide a day full of teaching, sharing, and investment. Our goal with Pinnacle is to offer today’s rising leaders an opportunity to receive transformative insights from nationally recognized leaders, pastors, CEOs, and non-profit directors.


The inaugural Pinnacle Conference line-up features world renown speakers in leadership, business, psychology, philanthropy, education, and church leadership sure to instill life-long impact!

Dr. Mark Merrill

Conference Host

Lead Pastor, Visalia First

Shannon Bream

Anchor and Chief Legal Correspondent

Fox News

Marcus Buckingham

NYT Best Selling Author

Leadership Speaker

Vanessa Van Edwards

Founder, Science of People


Jon Acuff

NYT Best Selling Author

Leadership Speaker

Dr. Mark Rutland

Founder, NICL


Hal Donaldson

Founder and President, Convoy of Hope


Sam Chand

Leadership Consultant


Presented By:

Hosted By:


Catalyst Bible College

Visalia First

Central California

Catalyst Bible College (CBC) is a four-year College powered by Vanguard University, an innovative entrant into the landscape of educational institutions, with its unique mission to graduate world-changers with little to no college debt. 

Visalia First is the host site for CBC and The Pinnacle Conference. V1 Church has about 5,500 weekly attenders and has been an influential leader in the areas of missions, education, and local outreach in the Central Valley for almost 100 years.

The Pinnacle Conference is in Visalia in the Central Valley of California. Visalia is the gateway city to Sequoia National Park and is conveniently located to many world class attractions and destinations.

Tel: 559-733-9070

3737 S Akers Street Visalia, CA 93277

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