Area Business Leaders Unite for the Leadership Billings Program

As the Billings area continues to grow, it is becoming more and more important for local business leaders to communicate and work effectively together. The Billings Chamber Leadership Billings Program offers a venue for these individuals to develop and maintain strong community ties which help form stronger community relationships.

Each year, dozens of local business leaders, owners and executives join the Billings Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Billings Program. This program works to facilitate the sharing of knowledge and expertise among leaders of area businesses and organizations. Through this valuable eight-month course, participants gain clearer business climate and community perspectives. With keynote speakers, panel discussions, team-building exercises, problem solving, and site visits, participants have an opportunity to:

* Gain insight into the local economy
* Explore Billings’ history
* Interact with business, government, and educational leaders
* Build and develop individual leadership skills
* Learn more about pressing community issues

Not only do participants learn more about the ‘insides’ of the local business community and climate, but they also build relationships, that in the end, can create a stronger business voice for the city. Group members explore opportunities to work together as a community, which is extremely important as the city moves forward.

Goals of Adult Leadership Billings – Connect. Learn. Serve.

To CONNECT you to area leaders, community issues, and meaningful interactions with your peers.

To LEARN about your current leadership skill-set, enhance your abilities, and how to maximize your contribution to your business/organization.

To create opportunities to SERVE your community through engagement in volunteer roles, leadership, and education.

Who should register for Leadership Billings?

Anyone interested in community affairs and who is engaged in a career or other endeavor, is invited to register. Class sizes are limited to a maximum of 35 participants each. The 2024 cohort will kick off October of 2023. 

What can I expect the program to look like?


Leadership Billings consists of a kick-off, six program days, a community service work day, and a graduation celebration. Attendance at the kick-off retreat is mandatory. Participants are highly encouraged to attend all other classes as well. Participants must attend a minimum of six sessions to graduate. Tuition is $950/person for Chamber members, $1,250 for non-members. A non-refundable deposit of $100 is required with your registration. (If your registration arrives after the class maximum is reached, it will be returned to you.) Class A typically meets the first Wednesday of the month. Class B typically meets the second Wednesday of the month. 

2024 Dates

October 4, 2023 (Class A)
October 11, 2023 (Class B)

Community & Social Services Day
November 1, 2023 (Class A)
November 8, 2023 (Class B)

Government Day
December 6, 2023 (Class A)
December 13, 2023 (Class B)

Education Day
January 3, 2024 (Class A)
January 10, 2024 (Class B)

Business & Agriculture Day
February 7, 2024 (Class A)
February 14, 2024 (Class B)

Health & Wellness Day
March 6, 2024 (Class A)
March 13, 2024 (Class B)

History, Culture & Tourism Day
April 3, 2024 (Class A)
April 10, 2024 (Class B)

All-Class Community Service Day
May 1, 2024

All-Class Graduation Celebration
May 15, 2024 5-7 PM

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Leadership Billings is sponsored by:

Leadership Billings Alumni Program

Attention, Leadership Billings Alumni!

Do we have your current contact information? If you have switched companies or email addresses since you went through Leadership Billings, or if you were in a class prior to 2003, email to be added to the Alumni list.

Continue to Connect, Learn, and Serve by joining the Leadership Billings Alumni Network.