Leadership Oakland (LO) will host its most popular event of the year – Taste of LO – on March 22, 2018. With close to 300 business leaders expected to attend, this event provides an environment of collegial conversation as well as personal and professional connection opportunities. The 2018 Leader of Leaders Awards will also be presented to outstanding Leadership Oakland alumni in the areas of personal, professional and public leadership.

The 13th Annual Taste of LO will be held at the Townsend Hotel, 100 Townsend Drive, Birmingham, from 5:00-7:30 p.m.  The purpose of the event is to give people a chance to meet Leadership Oakland graduates and alumni and discover how the LO Cornerstone Program has helped them become key contributors to their businesses, communities, and the Southeast Michigan Region.  Over the past twelve years this has become one of the region’s most attended networking events. This event is open to the public. Registration is available online at leadershipoakland.com. Tickets for the event are $40 per ticket.

Major Sponsors for this year’s “Taste of Leadership Oakland” event are Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, HAP and DTE Energy Foundation. Additional sponsorship opportunities are available.

About Leadership Oakland

Established in 1990, Leadership Oakland is a 501 (c)(3) organization focused on business and community leadership development. The organization provides a nine-month Cornerstone Program to participants from businesses, organizations, and governmental agencies that are selected based on an application process. Leadership Oakland graduates are key business and community leaders serving as catalysts on boards of various organizations throughout the region.