Leadership Brandon

Brandon Chamber of Commerce
Westman Immigrant Services logo

The Chamber of Commerce and Westman Immigrant Services are excited to introduce its dynamic leadership program designed to foster growth, connection, and an in-depth understanding of our city. This experiential program offers participants a unique backstage look at the inner workings of our vibrant community. Through a series of immersive experiences and engaging activities, aspiring leaders will gain firsthand knowledge of key industries, government entities, and influential organizations that shape our city’s landscape. By exploring various sectors and engaging with community leaders, participants will develop a comprehensive understanding of our city’s challenges, opportunities, and potential for growth.

This program is open to emerging leaders from diverse professional background, including entrepreneurs, executives, mid-level managers, and community advocates. Participants are selected through an application process to ensure a balanced and diverse cohort representing different sectors and perspectives.

This program takes place in-person, from September to June, allowing participants to physically immerse themselves in the City’s environment and engage directly with the community. Participants can expect a reasonable time commitment of one full business day per month for the program. This encompasses attending scheduled sessions, site visits, workshops, and more. In addition, participants will have some follow-up work and tasks to complete during their own time, maximizing their learning experience.

The program has a registration fee of $1250.00, which encompasses all-inclusive benefits, including all in-person sessions, complimentary lunches, comprehensive training, and various other valuable resources and experiences.

Participants in our Leadership Brandon program will gain valuable knowledge and insights on a variety of topics including, but not limited to:

  • Understanding the economic and social dynamics of our community
  • Exploring the City’s infrastructure and development projects
  • Engaging with local businesses and entrepreneurs
  • Interacting with government oficials and community leaders
  • Learning effective leadership strategies and techniques
  • Strengthening communication and networking skills
  • Develop a broader perspective on community issues and challenges.

At the heart of this program lies the importance of networking and building strong relationships. Participants will have the opportunity to connect with a diverse group of professionals from different backgrounds, industries, and career stages. Through interactive workshops, collaborative projects, and exclusive networking events, participants will expand their professional network, forging valuable connections that can foster personal growth, career advancement, and potential collaborative opportunities. By cultivating relationships with like-minded individuals and established community leaders, participants will not only enhance their leadership skills but also contribute to the overall development and progress of our city.

To apply, please complete the Leadership Brandon Application and submit to

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