Leadership 20


Why Leadership 20

  • Leadership 20 is the leadership development program for emerging leaders within ACG Denver’s professional business community.
  • Leadership 20 participants experience valuable business content and develop meaningful professional connections.
  • Only 20 people are selected for each intimate and exclusive Leadership 20 peer group.
  • Graduates of Leadership 20 join a highly engaged alumni network with participants from the past 10+ years.

The Leadership 20 Experience

Leadership 20 is a seven-session leadership development course that takes place in the fall of each year. Each session is interactive, fun and practice-based. You will be able to immediately apply what you learn in the session to everyday business situations. The course work sets the context for effective leadership behavior through experiential-based learning that has practical application of the learned skills.

Equally as important is the formation of a peer group of Leadership 20 colleagues that will become a hub of your professional networks for years to come. Now in its 13th year, Leadership 20 has a highly engaged alumni group.  Not only do you develop a network with your cohort, but additionally have immediate access to the nexus of all Leadership 20 graduates.

Nominations for 2020 Leadership 20

We are now accepting nominations for the 2020 Leadership 20 program.  If you or someone you know is an emerging leader be sure to nominate them today, nominations will close on Friday, July 10th. 

COVID-19 Update

Given current circumstances, you may be wondering what L20 might look like. ACG Denver is dedicated to keeping our community safe amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Participants and alumni consistently say the networking and people interactions are one of the most valuable aspects of L20. We’ll be getting creative to keep participants safe, while offering meaningful opportunities to engage L20 classmates and alumni.

We also intend to conduct sessions in person while adhering to local and national restrictions and recommendations, which could include some or all of the following protocols:

  • Social distancing
  • Limiting the number of in-person participants
  • The use of facial coverings
  • Access to hand sanitizer
  • Reminders to frequently wash hands
  • Health or temperature checks as required

Some participants may not be comfortable meeting in person. To accommodate this, we will also have a virtual option available.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us.


Thank you to our 2020 Sponsors: