2019 Uplift Families Parenting Conference


**This event will reach capacity and tickets will sell out**


Purchase Tickets Now






David Osmond has show business in his genealogy, as part of the world famous Osmond family. Host of the 46th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, David is a multi-talented entertainer, recording artist, actor, songwriter, producer and motivational speaker. David starred in the lead role as JOSEPH in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat with multiple Broadway companies. He is currently the EMMY-nominated new host of the legendary TV program, WONDERAMA and has a debut Big Band album coming this fall called, The Osmond Chapman Orchestra. A popular speaker and advocate for MS awareness, David has inspired thousands with his message of resiliency.



  Brad Barton  

Brad Barton is a world record-breaking NCAA All-American track athlete. He recently set Masters Track & Field world and American records for the 1500m, 3000m, Steeplechase, and Mile run. Brad is the oldest sub 4:20 miler in history. Former NSA Chapter President, Brad is a nationally recognized speaker and author of the best-selling book, Beyond Illusions. A SCC certified executive coach, Brad Barton, is a performance enhancement expert. A master magician, Brad can levitate a card, rip apart then restore a newspaper… but his best trick is showing audiences that we have power to recognize illusions – for what they really are – and get on with living with passion and purpose.



  Jessie Funk  

Jesse Funk is a 6-time published author and Executive Director/Founder of “Ivy Ranch”. Jessie holds leadership certification from Notre Dame University, a Bachelors Degree in Psychology, a Masters degree in Theater and is working on her Doctorate in Social Work. As a professional keynote speaker for 15 years, she has presented to more than a million teenagers throughout the country. As a professional vocalist she has released five solo albums, has toured 36 states with the Broadway musical “Footloose,” and has been a studio vocalist for hundreds of projects, including “America’s Got Talent,” ESPN and “The Biggest Loser.” Jessie chooses to use her
voice to lift and inspire in positive ways.



  Collin Kartchner  

Collin Kartchner created a popular parody Instagram account simply to poke fun of social media and used that account to raise awareness of the harmful effects social media can have on our self-esteem and self-worth. Instead of using his large following to earn paid sponsorship dollars, he used his platform to raise $100k’s for hurricane victims, cancer kids, and now has become a social activist raising awareness of social media’s effect on teen mental health. He travels the country speaking to kids, parents, educators and more on the connection between social media and screen addiction on the epidemic rise in teen anxiety, depression, and suicidality.



  Clay Olsen  

Clay Olsen is a creative and passionate filmmaker, producer, marketer, public speaker, author, and social entrepreneur. In 2010 he co-founded Fight the New Drug. Since then his work has been featured on ABC Nightline, ABC News, TIME Magazine, The New York Times, NPR, CBS, CNN, Al Jazeera, USA Today, the Blaze, The Daily Dot, the Dr. Drew Show, and more. Clay has spoken to hundreds of thousands all over the country, including for the United Nations, the World Congress on Families and the Set Free Global Summit. In 2013, Clay founded an online addiction recovery program called Fortify, that has already impacted over 60,000 users in over 150 countries around the world.






5:30 p.m.

DINNER – Autumn Harvest Dinner and Dessert / Exhibits

6:30 p.m.


First Lady of Utah Jeanette Herbert - Welcome

Brad Barton

David Osmond

Clay Olsen

Jessie Funk

Collin Kartchner

8:30 p.m.




Conference Admission

TIPS Talks World Class Speakers

Special Musical Performance

Delicious Harvest Dinner and Dessert

Prizes and Fun



Conference Flyer



September 28, 2019 at 5:30pm - 9:30pm


Thanksgiving Point Show Barn
2975 N Thanksgiving Way
Lehi, UT 84043
United States
Google map and directions


Uplift Families Conference Committee ·


Who's RSVPing
Sorry, this event is sold out.