Supporting Business and Community Leaders
With over 7,000 graduates, Leadership Orlando is Central Florida’s only community leadership program that spans our entire seven-county region and is the largest program in America, offering multiple classes each year.
Class 105 begins on September 13, 2023, with Elisha González (LO 83 graduate), Vice President, Community Relations & Government Affairs, FAIRWINDS Credit Union, serving as Class Chair.
Applications are no longer being accepted for Class 105. For more information on an upcoming class, complete the short form below.
Enrich our Family of Communities
Expand Personal and Professional Networks
Enhance Your Knowledge of Central Florida
Explore Regional Issues and Assets
Engage with Established and Emerging Leaders
For over 45 years, Leadership Orlando has provided business and community leaders with the opportunity to explore the Central Florida Region while building lasting relationships with professional peers.
About the Program
Leadership Orlando counts many of today’s leaders including elected officials, law enforcement officials, educators and influential CEOs among its ranks, reaching across and beyond the seven-county Central Florida Region.
✓ Nine full-day sessions over eight months
✓ Participants include a cross-section of business and community leaders representing the seven-county region
✓ Cutting-edge, research-based curriculum on the most current regional topics
✓ “Access” to experiential learning only available to Leadership Orlando Participants
✓ $4,000 tuition for Orlando Economic Partnership investors, or $5,000 for non-investors. This includes all program costs, meals, receptions and graduation.
✓ No application, just a short enrollment form
“The beauty of the Leadership Orlando experience is that it helps you to see the big picture so clearly…”
– Michael Armbruster, Ed.D.
Graduate, LO90; Class Chair, LO94
What’s In It For Me?
Everything… as long as making yourself more valuable to your company and to your community is important to you.
This program provides more than an education, it helps cultivate your relationships and prepare our region for the future.
Developing Strategic Foresight Skills
Expanding Your Network and Building Long-Lasting Connections
High-Energy Learning Through Hands-On Experience
What’s In It For My Company?
Your company will benefit from a proven development program that helps expand your scope and reach.
Increases Community Exposure and Awareness
Creates Opportunities to Market Your Company
Enhances Your Talent Pipeline
If you would like more information, contact Lisa Winkelbauer, Director of Leadership Orlando, or complete the short form.