Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce Leadership Brochure


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Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce Leadership Brochure

  1. 1. Leadership LasVegas (702) 641-5822 The investment in Leadership Las Vegas is only: $2,750 for members of the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce $3,500 for non-members Once selected to participate in the Leadership Las Vegas program, if the non-member participant decides to join the Chamber within six months of completing the program, a $250 credit will be applied toward Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce membership dues. How to Apply Visit to submit your application to Leadership Las Vegas. Commitment to full participation in the Leadership Las Vegas program is required. Tuition Tuition is due upon acceptance into the Leadership Las Vegas program and is non-refundable. Leadership Las Vegas is an intensive, ten-month program devoted to strengthening and educating our community leaders. Leadership Las Vegas provides in-depth insights into a variety of issues impacting residents of Southern Nevada.
  2. 2. Leadership Las Vegas was established in 1986 as a division of the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce. More than 900 community leaders have graduated from Leadership Las Vegas and continue their commitment to the growth, development and prosperity of Las Vegas! Leadership Las Vegas is an exclusive program accepting only 48 participants representing a diverse cross-section of the community to participate annually. The program covers topics including an in-depth review of the history of Las Vegas, gaming and tourism news, government and political insights, media and entertainment scene, business outlooks, technology growth, local education infrastructure, economic forecast, health care issues and much more! This intensive ten-month program requires attendance to a series of session days and a unique class ‘retreat’, where the incoming participants bond and begin to develop life long relationships. The culmination of the program is its Gala Leadership Graduation ceremony held in June. 2010 Program Dates September 10-12, 2009 Opening Retreat: Gateway October 9, 2009 History November 13, 2009 Government, Politics & Media December 4, 2009 Community Safety Net January 8, 2010 Education February 12, 2010 Business March 12, 2010 Criminal Justice April 9, 2010 Health May 14, 2010 Gaming & Tourism June 11, 2010 Closing Session June 18, 2010 Graduation (6 p.m. – 10 p.m.) We challenge the class to choose how they can make a difference, build other leaders and make a long-term commitment to the community. At the end of the Leadership Las Vegas experience, graduates will have developed a network of relationships throughout the community to bring a fresh, broadened perspective to issues facing Las Vegas and serve as important participants in a unified effort to shape its future. Goals and Objectives Goals • Develop awareness of the community by examining the major systems which contribute to patterns of life in the city. • Enhance leadership skills and qualities in participants which lead to creative and insightful community solutions. • Ensure broad community future leadership by recruiting emerging leaders with diverse social, economic and professional backgrounds. • Motivate and encourage participants to assume leadership roles in community affairs. Objectives • Create a network of leaders committed to accepting responsibility for the community’s shared concerns. • Impart skills to prepare leaders for future involvement in key, community-oriented, decision-making positions. • Stimulate increased levels of commitment and participation in the community. • Prepare emerging leaders for upward mobility.