Young Leaders Alliance

The Young Leaders Alliance is here!!

The Young Leaders Alliance (YLA) is a group of young professionals who will operate as a subset of the Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance. A young professional will be anyone under the age of 40 living or working within the Sarasota or Manatee area.

 Our mission is to provide opportunities for young professionals to enhance their leadership, communication, and project management skills; by providing events and programs throughout the year.

 We are excited for this new adventure and are inviting all young leaders to join us in polishing our leadership skills, making a difference in our community and having a positive impact in the workforce.

Benefits of membership:

Opportunities to learn and improve your business management, leadership and networking skills

  • Personal and professional friendships

  • Promote your business

  • Leadership opportunities

  • Discounted pricing on all YLA events

  • Member Directory

  • HAVE FUN!!


Upcoming Events:

Monthly Socials

Members are free / Non-Members $10

Educational Programs

Members are $10 / Non-Members are $20


Are you interested in joining....

If you are interested in joining and you are not currently a member of the Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance? Please go to the home page and click BECOME A MEMBER. Please select Young Leaders Alliance. This will take you step by step through the application process and allow you to pay with a credit card at the end. As soon as payment is received you will be an active YLA member and can attend events at the member rate. Your information will also be listed in the YLA Membership Directory for anyone to view.

If you are currently a member of the Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance and would like to be a part of the Young Leaders Alliance, please call  941-757-1664 x101 in order to process your application and to receive an invoice.


2017 Membership now only $35!
(Through December 31, 2017)

Please Note: A YLA membership only allows you to attend YLA events at the discounted rate. To attend LWRBA events at the discounted rate, please call 941-757-1664 x101

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The Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance is a strong community-driven membership organization that focuses on business growth, partnership, opportunities and awareness. Its proud members are a wide variety of large and small business owners and their dedicated employees within the community. All of its valued members are committed to best businesses practices, networking opportunities, training, seminars, education, business connections, economic development and community expansion. Member businesses are located in, or doing business in, the Lakewood Ranch area, near Bradenton and Sarasota, Florida. Our proud members are dedicated to promoting a vibrant business community and speaking up for business needs in the community. The Alliance also has a strong working relationship with local Chambers of Commerce and is focused on creating awareness for local non-profit organizations.

8430 Enterprise Circle

 Suite 140
Lakewood Ranch, FL 34202
Phone: 941-757-1664 
Fax: 941-362-2600 
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