Leadership Gainesville (LG)
Leadership Gainesville (LG) is a 10-month community leadership program designed to develop the skills leaders need to excel. The program includes a combination of in-depth issue seminars and skills development designed to enhance self-awareness of leadership approaches.
The program provides community immersion experiences and advanced skill development which enable participants to explore critical issues in Gainesville’s business environment. LG was built on the belief that the community, just as any business or organization, requires strong leadership to grow and improve.
Applications for Leadership Gainesville Class 44 are now open. Applications are due no later than June 2,2017. Apply for LG 44 today!
For more information about Leadership Gainesville and how you can get involved, please contact our Leadership Gainesville Program Manager Joe Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Intercity Leadership Exchange Trips
2016 – Austin, TX
In 2016, the Chamber led a delegation of business, education and community leaders on an Intercity Leadership Exchange trip to Austin, TX. This trip provided a detailed case study of how Austin transformed into a global hub for technology companies, music lovers and much more, while preserving its essence and encouraging residents and visitors alike to “Keep Austin Weird.” Delegates heard from leaders in business, transportation and more.
2015 – Greenville, S.C.
In 2015, the Chamber led a delegation of more than 40 business, education and community leaders on an Intercity Leadership Exchange to Greenville, S.C. Similar in demographics and assets to the Greater Gainesville region, Greenville has received a large amount of recognition in recent years for its ability to foster public-private partnerships to bolster business and innovation, and leverage its quality-of-life amenities to attract talented individuals and entrepreneurs.