Welcome to the Bold Table, an unparalleled dinner experience designed to foster connections, ignite conversations, and nurture a sense of community by bringing together visionaries, thought leaders, and change-makers at the same table. 

for Conversation, connection & Community

This is not your typical networking event. With the unique curation of the group and special guest speakers, the conversations are more meaningful and continue long after the night has ended. Attend and become part of a special community designed to uplift.

Join us for genuine connections and thought-provoking insights in a beautiful space that celebrates collaboration and growth.

Conversation. Connection. Community.

The Bold Summit
The Bold Table

Join us for a full day of growth, inspiration, and boldness! During the day, enjoy a women’s leadership conference, The Bold Summit: Turning Your Bold Vision into Action, and end the day with our signature Bold Table 3-course dinner event. It's a whole day of bold, aimed at creating community, empowering women, fun, sparking genuine connections, and fueling your fire to not just dream big, but act boldly.

Meet incredible women and professionals across different industries for a night of networking, professional development, and genuine connections along with an amazing curated dinner. Spots are filling quickly, so register today!

New York City
May 17, 2024
11AM - 9:30PM

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Lisa Sun is the founder and CEO of GRAVITAS, a company on a mission to catalyze confidence. GRAVITAS offers innovative size-inclusive apparel, styling solutions, and content designed to make over women from the inside out. Lisa is a highly sought-after public speaker who has distilled her hard-won knowledge on gravitas into her best-selling book, GRAVITAS: The 8 Strengths That Redefine Confidence.

Dr. Marcus Collins is an award-winning marketer and cultural translator with one foot in the world of practice--as the previous head of strategy at Wieden+Kennedy, NY--and one foot in the world of academia--as a clinical assistant professor of marketing at the Ross School of Business, University of Michigan. Over the course of his career, Marcus has developed a practice for creating culturally contagious ideas that inspire people to take action, inspiring his bestselling book, For the Culture. Prior to advertising, Marcus began his career in music and tech working at Apple and running digital strategy for Beyoncé. He is a proud Detroit native, a devoted husband, and a loving father to Georgia and Ivy.

Featuring Special Guests

Lisa Sun

Marcus Collins

Claude Silver is VaynerX’s inaugural Chief Heart Officer, Head of the People & Experience department; a first of its kind. She understands that the key to unlocking greatness in people requires letting go of traditional HR methods and leaning into human-to-human connection. As a graduate of the California Institute of Integral Studies with a BA in Transpersonal Psychology & Human Development, and additional certifications in various psychology and spiritual teachings from other institutes in Northern California, Claude is equipped with a unique perspective on corporate leadership and team building techniques. Her new book, Showing Up, comes out in 2025. 

Claude Silver

A serial entrepreneur, Jessica founded three businesses, and recently sold her agency, SimplyBe., the nation’s premier personal branding company. Her first book was the #1 bestseller, Be: A No Bullsh*t Guide to Increasing Your Self Worth and Your Net Worth by Simply Being Yourself. Her forthcoming release, The Light Work: Reclaim Your Feminine Power, Live Your Cosmic Truth, and Illuminate the World, hits shelves August 2024. Host of top-ranked podcast, The Spiritual Hustler, Zweig is a highly sought-after speaker for companies like Google and Nike, a leader of a global community of spiritual women and hosts sold-out retreats on business, branding and spirituality across the world.

Jessica Zweig

Jenny Fernandez is an award-winning executive and team coach, Columbia and NYU faculty, and brand strategist. She works with senior leaders and their teams to maximize their impact by becoming more curious, collaborative, and resilient. Her work spans Fortune 500 companies, startups, and higher education. Jenny has been recognized by LinkedIn as a “Top Voice in Executive Coaching, Personal Branding, Leadership Development, and Entrepreneurship, ” Top 30 Management Thinkers to Watch - Thinkers50 Radar 2024, and Global Gurus Top30 in Brand. She was invited to join Marshall Goldsmith’s 100 Coaches Community & Agency, the world’s #1 Executive Coach and Leadership Thinker. She is a keynote speaker, moderator, and panelist in leadership, and the new world of work. Her book, Zig-Zag to Top – How to Master the Habits, Behaviors, and Mindset to Succeed, comes out in 2025.

Jenny Fernandez

Introducing Lan Phan, a tour de force in the realm of purpose-driven leadership and personal excellence. An acclaimed writer, whose new book, Do This Daily, promises to chart a transformative course for personal and professional growth, Lan is an inspiration for top-tier executives across the globe. Her profound insights have illuminated the pages of The Harvard Business Review, Forbes, and Money, offering cutting-edge strategies for thriving in today's fast-paced business environment. Through her dynamic LinkedIn and YouTube channels, she empowers tens of millions each year, earning her recognition among the elite top 100 LinkedIn creators worldwide and top ten in Management and Leadership.

Lan Phan

Visionary leader and entrepreneur, Leigh Burgess has inspired thousands of women and has been a catalyst for empowering change in their lives. After over twenty years in healthcare, she founded Bold Industries Group, a platform for uniting, inspiring and empowering women that brings together a unique global network via her Bold events, the Bold Leaders Collective membership, The Bold Lounge podcast and through her dynamic speaking, coaching, and consulting engagements. With a focus on the intersection of mindset, strategy and wellness, her Believe-Own-Learn-Design (B.O.L.D.) Framework is your map to the “bold” life. Leigh’s forthcoming book, Be Bold Today: Unleash Your Potential, Master Your Mindset, and Achieve Success, which is all about how to apply the framework to your own life, will be distributed by Simon & Schuster in fall 2024.

Leigh Burgess

Voted 'Best DJ in Detroit' by Real Detroit Weekly, DJ Graffiti has shared stages in person with Snoop Dogg, Beyoncé, Eminem, Jay-Z & J Cole. In response to COVID-19, he pivoted to creating virtual, in-person and hybrid experiences for a growing list of enterprise brands including Amazon, Cisco, GitLab, Campbell’s and Nike.

DJ Graffiti

Leave feeling energized and ready for your next bold move

Enjoy a specially curated 3-course dinner in a gorgeous, unique space

Get exclusive bold merchandise 

Connect with incredible female LEADERS & special guest speakers


What you get from a Bold Table: 

"Leigh is a dynamic and #bold leader who continues to inspire so many through her journey and inspirational platform.

I was fortunate enough to grab a coveted seat at the New York Bold Table event and it lived up to its #bold reputation. A room filled of engaging women executives, lively conversations, incredible guest speakers, a delicious 3-course meal and of course the charming #bold hosts Leigh and Mayah made it a night to be remembered."


- amani

"The Bold Table did not disappoint. The tables were impeccable. The food was delicious. 

What made my heart happiest? Being in a room filled with women who had only positive intent - to lift each other up, to inspire, to support, and to form meaningful connections. Surround yourself with people who will say your name in a room full of opportunities."

- Melissa


I'm Leigh, your new guide for all things BOLD.

I am an expert in strategy, problem-solving, agility, and branding. 

As a consultant, coach, podcast host, author, and speaker, I can help you or your organization achieve your goals in an actionable and efficient manner. 

Did I mention I am #bold?

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