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Leaders Lab

Leaders lab

Leaders Lab is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to engage Minnesota’s developing business leaders (approximately late 20s to 40). It will enhance your personal and professional growth, connect you with business leaders statewide, and provide understanding into what drives Minnesota’s economy and how policy affects the success of business in our state. The program consists of four, two-day sessions. 

Why should you apply for 2025 Leaders Lab? Take it from some of our recent participants: the top 5 reasons to apply for Leaders Lab this year. Applications for our 2025 class will be accepted in December of 2024. Contact Elizabeth Sherry to be added to the notification list of when application window is available. 

Michael Mooty

Faribault Mill


“Leaders Lab 2023 opened a door for me to delve into the extraordinary happenings within our vibrant Minnesota community. This unique program granted me exclusive access to the inner workings of diverse businesses, providing valuable insights into their incredible successes and their day-to-day challenges, all while connecting me with exceptional individuals throughout the state. The experience was not just a learning opportunity but also a catalyst for exceptional networking. Eager to deepen my involvement, I remain closely connected with the chamber and fellow program participants, fueled by a desire to further contribute to and enrich our local business landscape." - Michael Mooty, Vice President of Manufacturing and Supply Chain, Faribault Mill | 2023-24 Chair

2024 Sessions

April 4-5, Duluth

May 16-17, Willmar area

June 26-27, Twin Cities

July 24-25, Winona

For questions, contact Elizabeth Sherry at