The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce invites you to nominate an individual for our 2018 Executive Leadership Institute. 

Eligibility: Each year, the ELI program accepts up to 40 senior executives who hold high-level management responsibilities within a Chamber member organization. See below for more qualities of successful candidates.

Selection Process
1. The Chamber solicits and accepts online nominations from members during a rolling nomination period starting October 16 through December 1. Individuals may nominate themselves provided their organization is a Chamber member. A nomination does not guarantee selection into the cohort.

2. Once a nomination is submitted, we will invite the nominee to complete an online application during the application period between November 1 and are due by December 8.

3. A selection committee will review the application to ensure a well rounded cohort and let candidates know of decisions by January 5.

Characteristics of successful ELI candidates:
  • Established executive with upwards of 15 years of management experience
  • Demonstrate the motivation and potential to lead a company or business line
  • Considered high performers in organization and on the executive track
  • Seeks to understand external issues facing businesses today on regional, national, and global scale
  • Committed to success of his or her particular sector and able to see beyond their own position to understand the influence he/she has on the company's succes
  • Curious and interested in developing new relationships and open to challenging own point of view
We are also recruiting for our Boston's Future Leaders cohort. For more information about this and our other leadership programs see our website.

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* 1. Your Contact Information (Nominators)

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* 2. Is this a self nomination?

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* 3. Who are you nominating? 

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* 4. Please share 1-2 primary reasons for nominating this candidate.

Please press "done" on the bottom of the page to submit your nomination.

We will accept rolling nominations through December 1. Nominees will be invited to complete an online application between November 1 and December 8.

Thank you for your nomination! If you have any questions, please contact Caitlin Fisher, director of leadership initiatives at