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Leadership Duluth is a comprehensive leadership development program by the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce and the Duluth Area Chamber Foundation that aims to unite, engage, and empower leaders to foster change within their workplace and community. Designed to orient, develop and network existing and emerging leaders, Leadership Duluth inspires participants to take an active role in ensuring the health and prosperity of our beloved community.

The upcoming program year runs September 2023 - June 2024.

Leadership Objectives

Graduates of Leadership Duluth exercise new critical thinking skills that bring heightened value to their workplace.

Graduates of Leadership Duluth become active community citizens that influence change.

Graduates of Leadership Duluth exercise new, meaningful connections with fellow class members, regional stakeholders, and local organizations.

Program Structure

Leadership Duluth is a 10-month program composed of a series of courses that bring together local voices from various industries, to develop the skills necessary to drive business forward in the Duluth market. Throughout the program, participants examine core leadership competencies, learn about Duluth’s cultural and business history, and discuss current issues facing the region.

Orientation: September 2023

Sessions: One full day each month, from September to June

Graduation: June 2024

Three application steps must be complete by June 1, 2023:


Complete Application

Application Step 1


Process $30 Enrollment Fee

Application Step 2


Submit one letter of recommendation to

Application Step 3

Applicants will be notified of the status of their application in early July, 2023.

Click here for application information and guidelines.

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