The World's First

Evolution Company!

Mission Statement

We are seekers who find the state of humanity inadequate. We believe the unrealized potential of the individual is both the source and solution to this problem. Our goal is to inspire fellow seekers to tap into their unlimited potential, through a personalized combination of philosophy, science, technology, and community.

Our Goal

To improve the lives of billions of people.

Our Definition of Personal Evolution:

The process of shifting your perception by removing the contradicting thoughts, beliefs, and actions that stand between who you are now and who you want to become.

- James Purpura


Meet Our Latest

Keynote Speakers

Lilian Garcia


Singer/Songwriter, 15 year WWE host history maker and barrier breaker creating many firsts as a women and Latina in a male dominated industry. Lilian is a woman with a global platform and has solidified her name within the sports, wellness, and entertainment space, encouraging others to live authentically. 

Henry Ammar

Host & Keynote Speaker

Henry Ammar is an International Life Speaker and Entrepreneur who hosts the Top 10 Podcast, “Making It Happen with Henry Ammar.” Speaking to audiences as big as 40,000+ people at a time, Henry brings pop culture and practical empowerment together to free the world from fear and limiting beliefs and inspire confidence.

Beau Lotto

Keynote Speaker

Beau, a Neuroscientist and perception expert has given two TED talks, which have amassed over 6 million views. In Beau’s book Deviate: The Science of Seeing Differently, he draws on over two decades of pioneering research on perception.

Lisa Bilyeu

Keynote Speaker

Lisa Bilyeu is the co-founder and president of Impact Theory, a media company focused on empowering content. In addition to co-founding Impact Theory, she co-founded the billion dollar brand, Quest Nutrition, 8 years ago. 

Alex Banayan

Keynote Speaker

Alex hacked the Price is Right to fund his dream of writing the book, The Third Door, where he tracks down dozens of the world’s most successful people to uncover their secrets to success. He has been named to Forbes’ “30 Under 30” list.

Amberly Lago

Keynote Speaker

Bestselling Author of 'True Grit and Grace', Motivational Speaker and Hope dealer. Amberly Lago is a former professional dancer and athlete and a leading expert in the field of resilience, transformation, and health and wellness.

Glennon Doyle

Keynote Speaker

Glennon Doyle is the #1 New York Times Bestselling author of LOVE WARRIOR, as well as the hilarious New York Times Bestseller CARRY ON, WARRIOR. She is an activist, speaker and founder of Together Rising, a non-profit organization that has raised over eleven million dollars for women, families and children in crisis. 

Trent Shelton

Keynote Speaker

A former American football wide receiver, founder and president of Dreams in Drive and RehabTime, and motivational speaker.

Rosie Acosta

Keynote Speaker

Rosie Acosta is a world-renowned Yoga and Meditation Teacher, Yoga Teacher Trainer and Holistic Health Coach. She is also the founder of Radically Loved: Yoga, Health + Wellness and host of the top-rated iTunes podcast, Radically Loved.

Drew Manning

Keynote Speaker

Host of A&E Hit TV Show Fit to Fat to Fit, New York Times Best Selling Author Of The Book FIT2FAT2FIT, NASM Certified Fitness Trainer, Creator Of The Fit2Fat2Fit Brand

Charlie Houpert

Keynote Speaker

Charlie, the founder of the wildly popular Youtube channel Charisma on Command which has over 100,000,000 views, teaches young people the interpersonal skills and self-confidence it takes to succeed in today’s competitive business culture.

Brian Johnson

Keynote Speaker

Brian Johnson is quickly becoming one of the most inspirational thought leaders of his generation. Brian is an Emmy winning TV producer and an Amazon #1 best-selling author, host and inspirational speaker.

Lori Harder

Keynote Speaker

Lori Harder is a leader in facilitating transformation through mindfulness, fitness and self-love. She helps people lock in their transformation by teaching how to create lasting relationships that support their goals long term.

Chris Pan


What's Your WORD? Chris Pan is the founder of, a service project which has been asking this powerful question to millions to catalyze meaningful conversations and positive action. 

Dave Austin


High-performance mindset coach to elite athletes and business professionals, who as a former world-ranked tennis player uses his signature “Game Ready” process that has proven to achieve championship results with his client base of players and coaches in the NFL, MLB, ATP, and with Olympic athletes, as well as Fortune 100 and 500 companies and their senior executives and office personnel.

More speakers to be announced...

"I had a great time, I wish I could come to SLC quarterly for a 2-day tune-up! Same price would be fine if content quality is high!"

@Shepard Humphries

"I am still in awe of how wonderful this weekend was. Thank you all so much for putting that together and sharing your stories. I look forward to the next one and will be honored to help out"

@Heidi Martin- Sharman

"YES!!! The most amazing get together of like minded people ever!!!! Led by a phenomenal couple and the best line up of speakers on the planet! Thank you James and Steph for the incredible experience! Can’t wait to hear what is next!!"

@Brianne Meszaros

"Working on some things today! All the speakers were awesome! It was really neat to shake the hands of the organizers and many of the speakers thanks for all your efforts James, Steph, and everyone involved."

@Brandon Peterson

"Best conference ever!!!"

@Marla Goldstein Lewis

"Incredible! To be invited to step on that stage and break through my fear to “Tell my story” YES..haha, anyday! Powerful-U, lifechanging! PURA VIDA :)"

"Who else misses this amazing stage? We do, We do! 💜"

Instagram Post

“It was an awesome experience! I would love to be part of another. Would love to be behind the scenes working with people!!”


"Everyone did a FANTASTIC collaboration to put this together! I’m so glad I went🤗 Truly a quality inspirational event! Thank You!🙏❤️"


"Most beautiful stage I have ever seen!😍"


Save with early bird

Prices & Packages


$249 3 Days
  • Limited Qty Available
  • Full 3 Day Conference Ticket
  • General Admission Seating
  • Main Keynote Talks
  • Break-Out Sessions
  • Get 6+ Tickets For Group Rate!
  • This pass is a general admission ticket that gives you access to the entire 3-day event. This is your pass to Personal Evolution!


$449 3 Days
  • Limited Qty Available
  • Full 3 Day Preferred Conference Ticket
  • Access to Preferred Reserved seating in Main Hall
  • Main Keynote Talks (reserved seats)
  • Break-Out Sessions (general admission)
  • Get 6+ Tickets For Group Rate!
  • Included Limited Edition Benefactor T-Shirt
  • These tickets are limited, so make sure to get them before they’re gone! This pass give you preferred seating with access to the entire 3-day event. The extra cost of this ticket helps fund our scholarship. Help us in our vision of making Personal Evolution available to everyone!


$1199 3 Days
  • Limited Qty Available
  • Premium Full 3 Day Conference Ticket
  • VIP Seating
  • Main Keynote Talks (reserved seats)
  • Break-Out Sessions (general admission)
  • All Meals included in Private Lounge (3 Days)
  • Exclusive Meet and Greet Opportunities in Private Lounge
  • Limited Edition Benefactor T-shirt
  • Get 6+ Tickets For Group Rate!
  • This pass is the Ultimate Powerful U Experience! These passes are very limited so be sure to get one before they’re gone! The VIP pass gives you premium access to the entire 3-day event, the closest seating available, and access to our private lounge with a full 3 days of catered meals! You’ll additionally get a limited VIP shirt!

Powerful U Experience | LA 2019

Event Seating

  • Roll over the desired seating section for more details. 
  • Section Seating is first-come first-served.
  • Come early for better seating in your section.
  • Layout is subject to change.

Powerful U Experience | SLC 2018

Past events

Scholarship Program

We believe everyone should have access to knowledge and the ability to expand their mindset. Our scholarships allow people unable to pay the full price of admission access to this event. They are made possible by contributions from the benefactors. Our dream is to bring Personal Evolution to the masses by making this event affordable and readily available to all seekers.


Exhibit Hall In Los Angeles

1201 S Figueroa St
Los Angeles, CA 90015

Get directions

The Powerful U Experience | LA 2019

May 17th-19th 2019
(Friday, Saturday & Sunday)

Reserve a hotel

Exhibit Hall | LA, California

Coming Soon...

Get directions