2015 National Conference

Elevate Your Impact

June 18-20, 2015


45 learning workshop
4 Preconferences including:

President/CEO Open Space
Best Practices for Program Directors
Crucial Conversation Training
Master Facilitation Training

In-Community: Hudson-Alpha Institute for Biotechnology (Synthetic DNA research) & Lowe Mill (story/tour of repurpose abandoned property into a premier arts district)
Welcome Reception: US Space & Rocket Center
Host Hotel: Embassy Suites/Huntsville: ALP Room rate is $139

Join the IMPACT 100:
100 Leadership Programs committed
to attend the 2015 national conference in
Huntsville, Alabama

30 more programs will reach our goal of 100

See is coming HERE


Leadership Connections

Join your peers for these monthly "round table" discussion via teleconference calls. FREE to ALP Members. Next date is February 23rd. Leadership Connection is intended for ALP members. Want to "test" a session one time prior to becoming a member? Contact us at: to learn how! ......... more info




Ambassadors are highly visible ALP members and volunteers who serve as the organization’s primary liaison assisting in recruitment of new ALP members in their state or geographic area.

For a list of Ambassador in your state, click HERE


ALP Award Program

It is that time of year to be thinking about who you will nominate for your DLA-----Distinguished Leadership Award.

The Distinguished Leadership Award (DLA) is designed to recognize exceptional community leadership graduates. Recipients are men and women who have made significant and notable contributions for the betterment of their communities. Online application HERE

The Excellence in Innovation award is designed to recognize outstanding innovation in Leadership Programs. To be considered, the innovation must be creative, unique, and impactful. The innovation may be in any area of your community leadership program. Some examples include: programming, fundraising/development, marketing, recruiting, and or community partnerships. Online application HERE

Previous Recipients:

Leadership Fort Worth, TX
Leadership Rhode Island, RI
Leadership Tulsa, OK
Leadership Winston-Salem, NC
Leadership Greater Hartford, CT
Leadership Louisville Center, KY
Leadership Montgomery, AL
Leadership Niagara, NY

Regional Conference Host

Interested in hosting an ALP Regional Conference? There will be three (3) regional conferences offered in 2016. Details to submit a Proposal to host a Regional Conference is now available. Click HERE. NOTE: Deadline to submit: January 30th.

Contact ALP to learn how we can assist you to make that happen!

Regional Conferences

Southeast Region--- Highlights
April 3-4, 2014 - Macon, GA

Northeast Region--- Highlights
June 29-30, 2014 - Verona, New York

Midwest Region-- Highlights
August 7-8, 2014 - Madison, WI

Central/Plains Region-- Highlights
November 2-3, 2014- Oklahoma City, OK