The investment in Leadership Las
Vegas is only:
$2,750 for members of the Las Vegas Chamber of
$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 www.lvchamber.com/leadership-las-vegas to
submit your application to Leadership Las Vegas.
Commitment to full participation in the Leadership Las
Vegas program is required.
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
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
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
• 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
• Ensure broad community future leadership by recruiting
emerging leaders with diverse social, economic and
• Motivate and encourage participants to assume
leadership roles in community affairs.
• 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.