Building Strong Leaders for Strong Futures

Enhance your leadership skills and grow your connections



Continue your education and become a better leader. BRLI offers amazing opportunities to interact with local businesses and organizations, as well as traditional leadership training. Learn from experienced teachers and successful leaders in our community.



Always keep learning and improving. BRLI will expand your leadership skills, and grow as a person. Progress is a moving target, and you always need to keep adapting.Continue your personal evolution with BRLI.



Our community needs strong leaders like you. We are dedicated to developing future leaders to keep our area moving forward. Let BRLI help you become an even more effective leader, and help guide the Bangor region into the future!

What is BRLI?

A Unique Approach to Leadership

BRLI offers a unique extended course that focuses on local businesses. You will be exposed to successful local leaders, and learn valuable lessons that are specific to our region. BRLI combines classroom exercises with field trips to see how leadership principles are applied in the real world.

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Nonprofit Partnerships

Tackling Challenges and Reaching Goals

The Nonprofit Partnership is a critical component to the BRLI experience. It helps participants grow and put their leadership skills to use while making an impact on nonprofits that are integral to the community.

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Keeping Connected

BRLI Amazing Race Alumni Social

Apr 6th 5:00 pm - Apr 6th 7:00 pm

BRLI Amazing Race Alumni Social

Nocturnem Draft Haus
56 Main St
Bangor, ME  04401

Join us at Nocturnem after the 2017 Amazing Race for a BRLI Alumni Social. We'll have light appetizers and a cash bar available.

BRLI Annual Dinner

May 10th 5:00 pm - May 10th 8:00 pm

BRLI Annual Dinner

Hilton Garden Inn - Bangor Maine
250 Haskell Rd
Bangor, ME  04401

Announcing the 2017 Bangor Region Leadership Institute Annual Dinner! Join us on Wednesday, May 10th at the Hilton Garden Inn from 5:00PM - 8:00PM for a night of networking, dinner, and celebration. We will be recognizing the class of 2017 and honoring this year's recipient of the G. Clifton Eames Leadership Award. Come help us celebrate!

Wednesday, May 10th 2016
Hilton Garden Inn, Bangor
5:00 Social
6:00-8:00 Dinner and Presentation
$35 Per Person

Annual Dinner Sponsor:
Hampden Auto

Friends of BRLI:
Beal College, Brookings Smith

Supporting Sponsors:
TD Bank, Emera Maine
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