The Leadership Green Room launched by the Center; Registration open for 2016 workshops

LeadershipLouGreenRoom_Logo_Horizontal_794LGR presented by 5-3Leadership Louisville Center Launches “The Leadership Green Room,” the newest offering of the Center, a calendar of workshops designed to help leaders develop, practice and master the leadership trade

The Leadership Louisville Center is expanding its offerings to include skills development workshops under a new brand name, “The Leadership Green Room.”  Just as actors visit “the green room” to prepare for their moment in the spotlight, this new set of training courses, supported by presenting sponsor Fifth Third Bank, offers opportunities for individuals to execute at the highest level and enhance their professional capabilities for future success.  Workshops are designed for leaders at all levels, including executives, C-suite leaders, emerging leaders, new supervisors, and everything in between.

Registration is now open for workshops scheduled through June 2016, and special package pricing is available.  A full calendar of workshops and their descriptions can be viewed at

“Demand for well-rounded business leadership skills has increased yet internal training resources have decreased. Because of this, many of our partners have requested our help with leadership development,” said Cynthia Knapek, president of the Leadership Louisville Center.  “The Leadership Green Room is a natural progression for our organization, tapping into our ability to conduct high-quality programming and provide a rich environment for networking with regional contacts and professional peers.”

“Fifth Third is proud to partner with Leadership Louisville to provide skills development for leaders at every level in our community,” said Mike Ash, President, Fifth Third Bank Kentucky Region.  “The Leadership Green Room will help individuals grow and enhance careers, which in turn with help to advance Louisville businesses and uplift our overall community.”

Upcoming workshops in The Leadership Green Room include:

Oct. 26-27, 2015….…………..…..Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking when Stakes are High | Learn more

Jan. 13 & 27, 2016 (half days)…..Communicate Effectively: Speak with Confidence, Win Your Audience | Learn more

Feb. 25 & March 10………..….…Influencer: The New Science of Leading Change | Learn more

April 13 & 27 (half days)…………Lead Like a Boss: 20 Habits to Become More Successful | Learn more

May 19-20……………….…………Crucial Conversations: Tools for Talking when Stakes are High | Learn more

June 7 & 21…………..……………Leading with Vision: Impact Leadership with Vision & Strategic Thinking | Learn more


About the Leadership Louisville Center:

Created in 1979, the Leadership Louisville Center is the region’s most valuable resource for leadership development and civic engagement.  Its mission is to grow and connect a diverse network of leaders who serve as catalysts for a world-class community through dynamic programming and strong community connections.  Over 6,000 community leaders have graduated from the Center’s programs that include Leadership Louisville, Focus Louisville, Ignite Louisville, Bingham Fellows and Encore Louisville. In 2011, the Leadership Louisville Center was recognized as one of the top seven community leadership programs in the U.S. in a benchmark study by the Center for Creative Leadership, the “gold standard” global provider of executive leadership education and research.

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For more information, contact:

Holly Prather, Vice President

Direct:  (502) 753-6503

Main: (502) 561-0458