Lakes Area Leadership Academy

Developing Branson's Future For More Than 30 Years

Since 1992, The Branson/Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce has led the Lakes Area Leadership Academy, a program designed to educate local professionals for greater leadership roles in the community and beyond.  The program consists of nine sessions from March to November, covering a variety of topics that include marketing, tourism, government policy, and economic development.


The application deadline for the 2024 class is March 15, 2024.  For more information, please contact Shelly Vorhaben, Lakes Area Leadership Academy Program Manager at or call 417-294-7436.

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