LEAD San Diego

An Affiliate of San Diego Regional Chamber


LEAD Influence


Influence is a three-day crash course on San Diego’s business and civic landscape for C-level and senior executives.

Why Influence?

Facilitated by San Diego’s top civic, community, and business leaders, as well as key regional decision-makers, Influence is a peer-to-peer program specially developed to further educate C-level and senior executives on key regional issues.

Influence, known as a “crash course on San Diego,” is highly valued by corporate executives and mid-to-large companies interested in establishing a stronger connection to the regional community and an issues-based professional education program.

The Influence class will cover topics including:

  • Arts & Culture
  • Environment & Growth
  • Health & Human Services
  • Education
  • Labor
  • Life Sciences & Innovation
  • Mexico & Our International Region
  • Military
  • Political Landscape
  • Tourism


How to Participate?

Influence seminars provide participants with exceptional access to San Diego’s leaders across multiple sectors in a three-day program designed to forge connections and build circles of influence.


Application Process

Applications for the 2019 program are now closed. To be placed on the interest list for the Class of 2020, please email Program Manager Kim Van Nguyen knguyen@sdchamber.org

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