About the Program

Leadership Greater Manchester (LGM) is a program designed to recognize and nurture existing leadership talents from diverse sectors of the community. Through the exchange of viewpoints and experiences, participants are exposed to the challenges, opportunities and vital issues affecting the greater Manchester community. LGM begins in September with a group retreat, followed by nine daylong sessions held monthly through June. Each session focuses on a new topic presented by local and state leaders, as well as experts who present issues through lectures, discussions, simulation exercises and on-site visits.

Daylong sessions will adhere to State of NH Covid-19 protocols, and sessions can be made hybrid or virtual as needed.

LGM is made possible by:


Who Should Apply?

Each year, approximately 35 professionals from business, government, education, not-for-profit, arts, and religious and community groups are selected to participate in Leadership Greater Manchester. Those chosen have demonstrated a strong commitment to the Greater Manchester community, have achieved high levels of leadership in their perspective spheres of influence and are capable of assuming greater responsibility in the future as well as making the necessary commitment to attend all the LGM classes.


To participate in Leadership Greater Manchester, applicant’s business must be a member in good standing with the Greater Manchester Chamber.

Applications for the Leadership Greater Manchester Class of 2023 are now open!

Please email leadership@manchester-chamber.org with any questions.

(Coming soon!) 2022-2023 LGM Program Calendar
LGM Employer Commitment Form

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