About the Program
There is nothing standard about doing Business in Big Sky – it is up to the hard work and creativity of our special districts, nonprofits, and dedicated local business leaders to make our community the success that it is. Leadership Big Sky is an 8 month long program designed to engage and empower emerging leaders in our region.
Network | Develop Your Leadership Skills | Learn How Big Sky Works
Through a mix of classroom sessions, interactive tours, book clubs, assessments and access to local decision-makers, Leadership Big Sky gives a behind the scenes looks into the complex interconnectivity of our economy, industries, and people
This year, we’re proud to partner with Lori Addicks again to offer in-depth leadership coaching over the course of the program as well as some other new and exciting opportunities.
Applications Open// Monday, August 1
Application Closes// Thursday, September 15
Applicants Selected and Informed// Friday, September 23
$800 for Chamber Members* // $1,600 for Non-Members
*Scholarships available for nonprofit and small businesses
October 19// Orientation & Networking Skills
November 16// Community Services
December 14// Tourism and Public Lands
January 18 // Local Governance Faciliation
February 15// Community Infrastructure
April 19// Airport & Zoning
May 17// Development & Real Estate
June 14// Graduation
*Topic subject to shift class days
**Attendance for 7 of the 8 classes is required in order to graduate. Extenuating circumstances will be considered.**
Class Eligibility Requirement
Applicants must have the full support of their employer for participation in this program as attendance is mandatory for graduation. You get out what you put in so be prepared to be engaged, learn a lot, and have fun.
For any questions, please email Caitlin Quisenberry at Caitlin@BigSkyChamber.com