BERKSHIRE COUNTY, MA – 1Berkshire – October 30, 2019 – Starting today, 1Berkshire is accepting applications for its 2020 Berkshire Leadership Program, which is now in its twenty-second year.
WHAT: Berkshire Leadership Program (BLP) applications open; apply now, as only 30 candidates will be selected to participate in the program each year.
WHO: 1Berkshire. Learn more at https://1berkshire.com/about/
WHEN: Applications are open from 10/30/2019 until 12/8/2019
WHERE: The application and more information about the program can be found at https://1berkshire.com/berkshire-leadership-program
WHY: BLP seeks, prepares, and involves individuals from every career level who are committed to addressing community challenges and moving the Berkshires forward. There have been more than 600 community-minded graduates of the program since its inception in 1997.
BLP brings participants to the next level of personal and professional development and community engagement. The program kicks off with a two-day retreat, which includes training in many facets of leadership, problem-solving techniques, and networking. The retreat is followed by an economic development bus tour of Berkshire County and eight weekly evening sessions on topics that define a community, including education, workforce development, government, energy, community engagement, creative economy, healthcare, and leadership.
1Berkshire is a county-wide organization focused on economic development and promotion of the region as a preferred place to visit, to live, and to grow a business. It provides programs that connect businesses with each other and with potential customers, as well as works to develop future leaders and support entrepreneurs. For more information, visit 1Berkshire.com.