Upcoming Events

Leadership Greater Chicago offers regional dialogues, workshops, and social events that create networking and educational opportunities, and celebrate the positive changes Fellows achieve in our community.

October
26
LGC Sponsors Crain's 40 Under 40 Alumni Breakfast
For 27 years, Crain's Chicago Business's 40 Under 40 list has tapped business and government leaders who've made an impact before their 40th birthday - a prescient list that has predicted the path of the future Fortune 500 CEOs, serial entrepreneurs and big-time politicos. Join us to hear six entrepreneurs share how they plan to win big before 2020.
October
29
LGC Sponsors Chicago Humanities Festival session with award-winning journalist Brooke Gladstone
Join us as we sponsor award-winning journalist Brooke Gladstone at the Chicago Humanities Festival. Gladstone will dissect how people are subjective and prey to stereotypes, which makes our reality more vulnerable.
November
16
Leadership Breakfast: Technology Driving Change | Innovation Across Sectors
Chicago has one of the largest tech labor markets in the country. We invite you to join members of the Class of 2018 for a conversation with CEO of MATTER Steven Collens (Fellow since 2015), Founder of Sittercity.com Genevieve Thiers, and Energy Solutions Lead at Uptake Sonny Garg (Fellow since 2005). They will share their perspectives on how technology and innovation are impacting our many industries, shaping tomorrow’s workforce, and driving our diverse economy. Moderated by Derek Lindblom (Fellow since 2016), Vice President & Chief of Staff, 7wire Ventures.
November
16
Fall Fest
Mark your calendars! Join us at the stunning Museum of Contemporary Art for an evening of conversation and connections with Fellows from all classes.
December
4
LGC Fellows Program Information Session
All emerging leaders are invited to an informational and social evening to learn more about the Leadership Greater Chicago Fellows Program and the application process. Guests will also have the opportunity to mingle with Fellows and gain their insight on the benefits of the LGC experience. Wine, beer and light appetizers will be served.
March
1
Class of 2019 Fellows Application Closes
2019 Fellows Program Application Closes
April
11
Celebrate Leaders
Mark your calendars for LGC's annual dinner! Join us as we honor and celebrate the passion, commitment, accomplishments and impact of civic leadership in the Greater Chicago region. Proceeds from this important evening support our Signature Fellows Program. More details coming soon.

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Leadership Greater Chicago
111 East Wacker Drive
Suite 1220
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 565-0300
info@lgcchicago.org

About Us

Leadership Greater Chicago is the region’s premier convener, connector and mobilizer of bold leaders, building capacity across the private, nonprofit and public sectors to affect transformative civic impact in Greater Chicago.