Join us for the 26th Annual Gathering of Games

This year's Annual Gathering of Games will be in Dallas, TX, Sept 5-7 and is presented by the Great Game of Business. It is the only conference where the open-book management community comes together from around the world to learn, share, and celebrate the principles and practices of The Great Game of Business and open-book management. Learn More...

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December 5th


San Antonio, TX

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$995 per seat

1 – 4 people

$945 per seat

4+ people


The Great Game of Business is coming to you!

The Great Game Experience Workshops is designed to give you as much Great Game information as possible in one 8-hour day. You will get a full overview of what The Great Game of Business is all about and a good understanding of how open-book management is used to build rapid financial results and lasting cultural change. You will leave with the knowledge of how to get started with open-book management in your own organization.  

  • A Great Game of Business Overview
  • Full MiniGames™ Training Session
  • Great Game Practitioner Keynote
  • Live Practitioner Huddle
  • Employee Practitioner Q&A
  • Option for a Free 1-hour Coaching Session

Hosted at one of Great Game’s long-term successful practitioners, this workshop gives participants an opportunity to ask questions to employees who live & play The Game every day. Currently, The Great Game Experience-Regional trainings are expected to be hosted in California, Pennsylvania, and Texas.

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December 13


Springfield, MO

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4+ Persons

If each of your people thought and acted like a business owner during their working day, how much would that add to your bottom line and cash flow?

Great Game’s “ProfitAbility” Business Simulation is a board-based training that brings to life the essential know-how needed to run any business. This interactive course teaches people exactly how profit is made, how cash flow is affected and how each individual can make a difference. Using a unique, board-based financial simulation, participants compete in teams to run the most successful business. Participants will navigate through the monthly sales and delivery cycles and focus on the decisions that really matter – those that impact the financial success of the business.

During this course, teams will use business acumen and strategy to make every decision a business owner would make: how to price their products, which contracts to compete for, how much stock to buy, how to finance investments and how to pay suppliers.

The experiential nature of this course enables participants to absorb and retain information and transfer concepts directly to their workplace in the form of changed behavior.

2017 Event Dates & Times

Enterprise ProfitAbility – All Day Training

December 13th

Event Highlights

  • Learn how profit is made
  • Understand how cash flow is affected by daily business decisions
  • Discover how individual employees can make decisions that positivley impact the business

Who Should Attend

  • Supervisors or managers who have to communicate financial information to others (including your accounting & human resources team).
  • Employees at all levels of the organization who need a better understanding of the day-to-day financial operations of the company.

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January 16 – 17



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$1995 per seat

1-4 People

$1895 per seat

4+ People

2 Day Event

The Get in The Game Workshop was developed to give participants an in-depth view of open-book management and how they can effectively play The Game in their organizations. Hosted at The Great Game offices in Springfield, MO, the birthplace of open-book management, this training is led by GGOB Coach & VP of Great Game, Steve Baker. Steve guides participants through two-days of impactful training sessions that include a detailed look at Great Game’s “10-Step Approach to GGOB Implementation”.

  • Visit the birthplace of open-book management
  • Deep-dive into the Best Practices of the GGOB
  • The “10-Step Approach to Implementation”
  • Offsite dinner with SRC Executives
  • Watch an SRC Company Huddle
  • Employee Q&A sessions
  • Option for a Free 1-hour Coaching Session

Participants will leave with valuable tools and practical planning tips that will benefit them during their open-book management journey. The Get in The Game Workshop is designed to teach participants how they can implement and successfully sustain The Great Game of Business in their organization.

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January 24-25



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2 Day Event

Day 1 - 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Day 2 - 8:00 am - Noon


For-profit businesses of every size and in every industry have been implementing open-book management for the past 25 years. Now, we are taking those lessons learned and introducing them to the nonprofit and public sectors. Leading organizations such as Missouri Southern State University (MSSU), Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Ozarks (BBBSO) and Greene County, Missouri have committed and embraced the open-book management principles taught by Great Game as a way to improve their own financial sustainability.

The Great Game of Business, Inc. has expanded our offerings to help public and nonprofit organizations learn how to adapt the proven principles of open-book management to become better stewards and enhance the sustainability of their organizations. 

Attend this training to:

  • Discover how The Game can be adapted to fit any organization.
  • Learn from nonprofit, education, and government examples and case studies.
  • Share ideas and challenges with leaders across a variety of organizations.
  • Learn the fundamental principles and practices of open-book management and the proven 10-step approach to implementation.
  • Watch as employees report and forecast company financials during an SRC Company Huddle.
  • Understand how you can apply and sustain open-book practices in your own organization.

Who should attend:

  • CEO/Executive Director/President of nonprofit, public, and government agencies
  • Leadership team members whose CEO is attending or has already attended
  • Board members

Katie Davis of Dream Big Consulting facilitates this training. Katie is the former CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of The Ozarks. Read Katie's blog post titled No Money, No Mission here and watch her present on the main stage at The 25th Annual Gathering of Games here

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