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2010 Press Releases


All press releases may be reposted in total or in part, as long as reference is made to the Leather Leadership Website.

Media Contact: Lee Aspland may be contacted at media-contact@leatherleadership.org

About the Leather Leadership Conference

The Leather Leadership Conference (LLC, Inc.) is an organization dedicated to strengthening the SM/Leather/Fetish community by providing the stepping stones of learning and knowledge to assist in the development of the leadership skills of community members. Our goal is to aid in the growth and success of organizations and community groups through the development of these skills by providing access to leadership information and topics. By strengthening the leaders in our community we hope to facilitate a greater sense of connection between and within community groups.


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December 12, 2010


THE LLC NATIONAL BOARD OF DIRECTORS OFFERS SCHOLARSHIPS TO LLC-XV in LOS ANGELES

The National Board of Directors of the Leather Leadership Conference, Inc. is pleased to announce that it is offering 12 full scholarships to cover the cost of registration to the up-coming LLC-XV in Los Angeles, the weekend of April 8 - 10, 2011.

Applications are accepted until January 15, 2011. Those awarded will be notified by January 25, 2011. If you have already registered for the conference, you can be reimbursed for your registration fee.

More information on these scholarships are available at http://www.leatherleadership.org. Simply click on Scholarships to find the application!


GIVE THE GIFT OF A DONATION THIS YEAR FOR CHRISTMAS - SUPPORT THE LLC SCHOLARSHIP FUND AND GAIN A TAX DEDUCTION!

The Leather Leadership Conference, Inc. has established a fund to provide scholarships to help make it easier for individuals to attend the annual conference who might otherwise not be able to do so. With its IRS granted 501(c)(3) status, donations to the scholarship fund are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.

This year for Christmas, consider giving the gift of a donation in the name of your friends, families, organizations, or even your pet's to the Leather Leadership Conference - your donations will help someone experience the Annual Conference.

Donations can be made by check or by Paypal. For more information, see http://www.leatherleadership.org/scholarship.htm or go to Paypal (www.paypal.com) and send your donation to donations@leatherleadership.org.


LLC WANTS YOUR PROPOSALS FOR POSTER SESSIONS FOR THE 15TH LEATHER LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE - DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS IS MARCH 1, 2010

There is always a poster session throughout the Annual Conference. This is an excellent way to promote your club, business, or organization - or to showcase specific projects that are on-going. We also welcome poster sessions for topics related to the tracks found with workshops, that may not have been accepted for workshops, or that may showcase research projects or information that are of interest to people who are leaders or interested in enhancing their skills and knowledge as leaders.

The Leather Leadership Conference is requesting your proposals for poster sessions during the 15th Annual Conference to be hosted in Los Angeles, CA on April 8 to 10, 2011. We are using a new all-web based submission process and will not be accepting proposals or submissions by email this year. Directions on how to use the on-line submission process can be found on the Workshop page on the LLC XV website.

To submit your proposals, please go to http://llc15.leatherleadership.org and click on Submit a Workshop to submit your poster session ideas!


SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES ANNOUNCED FOR THE 15TH LEATHER LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE TO BE HELD IN LOS ANGELES CA - APRIL 2011

The Local Organizing Committee from the Los Angeles Leather Leadership Conference is pleased to announce the availability of sponsorship opportunities for the 15th Annual Conference.

Please visit the website at http://llc15.leatherleadership.org and select on Sponsors to learn more or to download the sponsorship package. Some of these opportunities are exclusive and limited - so do not delay! This is your opportunity to promote your organization and to support a 501(c)3 organization that is helping to educate the leaders of today and of tomorrow!


EARLY REGISTRATION OPENS FOR THE 15TH LEATHER LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE - APRIL 2011

The Local Organizing Committee for the 15th Annual Leather Leadership Conference is pleased to announce that Registration is now open for this conference!

Conference registration can be done online until April 6th, 2011 and then at the door on the day of the event. Everyone is welcome!

Are you interested in community service, leadership, group dynamics or the history and traditions of our community, and building community? Join us April 8-10, 2011 in Los Angeles for a powerful force of presenters sharing a wealth of knowledge, experience with community and relationship building skills.

  • Early Bird Registration is at the amazing low price of just $99.
  • Registration from March 16th through April 6th is $120.
  • Registration will be available on-site for $135.

To register, please go to http://llc15.leatherleadership.org and select Registration or select Register for LLC.

Join Us in Los Angeles, CA April 8 - 10, 2011 for LLC XV - Lost Angels


Lost Angels - LLC XV - April 8 - 10, 2011


Next year's 15th annual conference will be held in Los Angeles, CA the weekend of April 8 - 10, 2011 at the beautiful Kyoto Grand Hotel.

More information will be coming soon to the website at www.leatherleadership.org.



November 20, 2010


LLC WANTS YOUR PROPOSALS FOR WORKSHOPS AND POSTER SESSIONS FOR THE 15TH LEATHER LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE - DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS IS DECEMBER 1, 2010

Every year the Leather Leadership Conference provides a wide range of workshops within several tracks, and for several levels of experience from first comers to experienced leaders in the BDSM, Fetish, Kink, and Leather Communities.

These tracks fall within the following areas:

  • Organizational, including topics around Legal, Accounting, Management, Problem-solving, Growth, Taxation and Incorporation, and Fund-raising themes.
  • Outreach, including topics around Publicity, Promotion, Marketing, Advertising, and Crisis management themes.
  • Presenters, including topics around Pedagogy, Public Speaking, Demonstrations, and Self-Promotion themes.
  • Newcomers, including topics around Etiquette, Organizational structure, and Event coordination and planning for newcomers.
  • Event Planning, including topics around Volunteers, Recruitment, Publicity, Finances, and Venue & Travel Negotiations themes.
  • Electives topics including Personal Growth, History, Traveling well, Relationship issues, and the Philosophy of Leather.
  • Activism topics like Lobbying, Legal Challenges, Political and Community involvement.

There is always a poster session throughout the Annual Conference. This is an excellent way to promote your club, business, or organization - or to showcase specific projects that are on-going. We also welcome poster sessions for topics related to the tracks found with workshops, that may not have been accepted for workshops, or that may showcase research projects or information that are of interest to people who are leaders or interested in enhancing their skills and knowledge as leaders.


The Leather Leadership Conference is requesting your proposals for workshops and poster sessions during the 15th Annual Conference to be hosted in Los Angeles, CA on April 8 to 10, 2011. We are using a new all-web based submission process and will not be accepting proposals or submissions by email this year. Directions on how to use the on-line submission process can be found on the Workshop page on the LLC SV website. To submit your proposals, please go to http://llc15.leatherleadership.org and click on Workshops for more information on the tracks and currently accepted workshops, or on Submit a Workshop to submit your workshop ideas!


SPONSORSHIP ORTUNITIES ANNOUNCED FOR THE 15TH LEATHER LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE TO BE HELD IN LOS ANGELES CA - APRIL 2011

The Local Organizing Committee from the Los Angeles Leather Leadership Conference is pleased to announce the availability of sponsorship opportunities for the 15th Annual Conference.

Please visit the website at http://llc15.leatherleadership.org and select on Sponsors to learn more or to download the sponsorship package. Some of these opportunities are exclusive and limited - so do not delay! This is your opportunity to promote your organization and to support a 501(c)3 organization that is helping to educate the leaders of today and of tomorrow!


EARLY REGISTRATION OPENS FOR THE 15TH LEATHER LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE - APRIL 2011

The Local Organizing Committee for the 15th Annual Leather Leadership Conference is pleased to announce that Registration is now open for this conference!

Conference registration can be done online until April 6th, 2011 and then at the door on the day of the event. Everyone is welcome!

Are you interested in community service, leadership, group dynamics or the history and traditions of our community, and building community? Join us April 8-10, 2011 in Los Angeles for a powerful force of presenters sharing a wealth of knowledge, experience with community and relationship building skills.

  • Early Bird Registration is at the amazing low price of just $99.
  • Registration from March 16th through April 6th is $120.
  • Registration will be available on-site for $135.

To register, please go to http://llc15.leatherleadership.org and select Registration or select Register for LLC.

Join Us in Los Angeles, CA April 8 - 10, 2011 for LLC XV - Lost Angels


Lost Angels - LLC XV - April 8 - 10, 2011


Next year's 15th annual conference will be held in Los Angeles, CA the weekend of April 8 - 10, 2011 at the beautiful Kyoto Grand Hotel.

More information will be coming soon to the website at www.leatherleadership.org.



October 9, 2010


LLC WANTS YOUR PROPOSALS FOR WORKSHOPS AND POSTER SESSIONS FOR THE 15TH LEATHER LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE - APRIL 2011

Every year the Leather Leadership Conference provides a wide range of workshops within several tracks, and for several levels of experience from first comers to experienced leaders in the BDSM, Fetish, Kink, and Leather Communities.

These tracks fall within the following areas:

  • Organizational, including topics around Legal, Accounting, Management, Problem-solving, Growth, Taxation and Incorporation, and Fund-raising themes.
  • Outreach, including topics around Publicity, Promotion, Marketing, Advertising, and Crisis management themes.
  • Presenters, including topics around Pedagogy, Public Speaking, Demonstrations, and Self-Promotion themes.
  • Newcomers, including topics around Etiquette, Organizational structure, and Event coordination and planning for newcomers.
  • Event Planning, including topics around Volunteers, Recruitment, Publicity, Finances, and Venue & Travel Negotiations themes.
  • Electives topics including Personal Growth, History, Traveling well, Relationship issues, and the Philosophy of Leather.
  • Activism topics like Lobbying, Legal Challenges, Political and Community involvement.

There is always a poster session throughout the Annual Conference. This is an excellent way to promote your club, business, or organization - or to showcase specific projects that are on-going. We also welcome poster sessions for topics related to the tracks found with workshops, that may not have been accepted for workshops, or that may showcase research projects or information that are of interest to people who are leaders or interested in enhancing their skills and knowledge as leaders.


The Leather Leadership Conference is requesting your proposals for workshops and poster sessions during the 15th Annual Conference to be hosted in Los Angeles, CA on April 8 to 10, 2011. We are using a new all-web based submission process and will not be accepting proposals or submissions by email this year. Directions on how to use the on-line submission process can be found on the Workshop page on the LLC SV website. To submit your proposals, please go to http://llc15.leatherleadership.org and click on Workshops for more information on the tracks and currently accepted workshops, or on Submit a Workshop to submit your workshop ideas!


EARLY REGISTRATION OPENS FOR THE 15TH LEATHER LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE - APRIL 2011

The Local Organizing Committee for the 15th Annual Leather Leadership Conference is pleased to announce that Registration is now open for this conference!

Conference registration can be done online until April 6th, 2011 and then at the door on the day of the event. Everyone is welcome!

Are you interested in community service, leadership, group dynamics or the history and traditions of our community, and building community? Join us April 8-10, 2011 in Los Angeles for a powerful force of presenters sharing a wealth of knowledge, experience with community and relationship building skills.

  • Early Bird Registration is at the amazing low price of just $99.
  • Registration from March 16th through April 6th is $120.
  • Registration will be available on-site for $135.

To register, please go to http://llc15.leatherleadership.org and select Registration or select Register for LLC.

Join Us in Los Angeles, CA April 8 - 10, 2011 for LLC XV - Lost Angels


Lost Angels - LLC XV - April 8 - 10, 2011


Next year's 15th annual conference will be held in Los Angeles, CA the weekend of April 8 - 10, 2011 at the beautiful Kyoto Grand Hotel.

More information will be coming soon to the website at www.leatherleadership.org.



September 25, 2010


THE 2011 LEATHER LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE KEYNOTE SPEAKERS ANNOUNCED

The Local Organizing Committee for the 2011 Conference are pleased to announce the first two keynote speakers confirmed for the 15th Leather Leadership Conference.


Guy Baldwin is a well known psychotherapist and author specializing in issues of particular relevance to the BDSM and leather communities, and more generally in issues relating to non-heteronormative practices. Guy is local to the Los Angeles area and is excited to be a part of the 15th Annual Conference.


Tyler McCormick is the 32nd International Mr Leather, hailing from New Mexico, is both a transman and in a wheelchair, proudly going by the name of Leather Gimp. He is "honored and excited to have the opportunity to be one of the keynote speakers for the Leather Leadership Conference in Los Angeles next April." More information on Tyler can be found at this website, http://www.iml2010.com/index.html.

More information on these Keynote speakers and other programming is available on website at http://llc15.leatherleadership.org

Join Us in Los Angeles, CA April 8 - 10, 2011 for LLC XV - Lost Angels


Lost Angels - LLC XV - April 8 - 10, 2011


Next year's 15th annual conference will be held in Los Angeles, CA the weekend of April 8 - 10, 2011 at the beautiful Kyoto Grand Hotel.

More information will be coming soon to the website at www.leatherleadership.org.



September 4, 2010


THE 2013 LEATHER LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE HOST CITY ANNOUNCED

Each year, The Leather Leadership Conference, Inc. awards the annual conference moves to a different city in the USA, where the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) host the event and where attendees gather from around the world to share their knowledge and experience with one another, fostering a greater sense of unity and understanding within the community as a whole.


The National Board is pleased to announce the awarding of the 2013 Leather Leadership Conference (XVII) to Seattle, WA. This will be the first time the conference is hosted in the Pacific Northwest!


Join Us in Los Angeles, CA April 8 - 10, 2011 for LLC XV - Lost Angels


Lost Angels - LLC XV - April 8 - 10, 2011


Next year's 15th annual conference will be held in Los Angeles, CA the weekend of April 8 - 10, 2011 at the beautiful Kyoto Grand Hotel.

More information will be coming soon to the website at www.leatherleadership.org.



July 24, 2010


FOLLOWING THE LLC XIV CONFERENCE IN DETROIT - BENEFICIARIES ANNOUNCED

LIFE Detroit receives donation from LLC Following the annual conference each year - the local organizing committee of that conference names one or more beneficiaries from their local region for a charitable donation from the Leather Leadership Conference based on the success of that conference.


This year, the local organizing committee of the Great Lakes/Ontario LLC XIV Conference are pleased to announce that LIFE Detroit will be their beneficiary for the 2010 conference. The Leather Institute for Education (LIFE) is a Metro-Detroit based Leather Educational group that meets for the purpose of sharing knowledge with the Leather, BDSM and D/s community.


Jerry Lee, President of the LIFE Detroit Board of Directors, accepted donation of just over $2000, stating, "I would like to thank the Leather Leadership Conference, and the organizing committee for their hard work in bringing such an awesome conference to the Great Lakes area."


Members of the LIFE Detroit Board accepting the donation from the Great Lakes/Ontario Local Organizing Committee of LLC XIV


LIFE Detroit plans on using the donation to continue to provide quality educational programs to the leather community. More information about LIFE Detroit can be found at

Join Us in Los Angeles, CA April 8 - 10, 2011 for LLC XV - Lost Angels


Lost Angels - LLC XV - April 8 - 10, 2011


Next year's 15th annual conference will be held in Los Angeles, CA the weekend of April 8 - 10, 2011 at the beautiful Kyoto Grand Hotel.

More information will be coming soon to the website at www.leatherleadership.org.



June 12, 2010


LLC, INC. ANNOUNCES 2010 BOARD ELECTION RESULTS

The LLC Board of Directors is composed of nine members and to maintain leadership and continuity, their terms expire on a rotating basis. The Leather Leadership Conference is pleased to announce the results of its annual election to the Board of Directors.


Effective July 1, 2010 Wendell Joost of Seattle, WA was re-elected to a second term on the Board. The Leather Leadership Conference is pleased to welcome three new board members - Steve Ward of San Francisco, CA, Jerith of Chicago, IL, and Thomas Smith of Louisville, KY.


Stepping off the board this year after 6 years is Sheryl Dee and after 3 years Pat Baillie. Thanks to both of them for their hard work and dedication as part of the national LLC board.


BID APPLICATIONS TO HOST THE 2013 LEATHER LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE NOW ACCEPTED!

Each year, LLC awards the annual conference moves to a different city in the USA, where the Local Organizing Committee (LOC) host the event and where attendees gather from around the world to share their knowledge and experience with one another, fostering a greater sense of unity and understanding within the community as a whole. The Leather Leadership Conference is looking for you - for your community to come together and work to bring the Annual Conference to your city and area. Join the legacy gifted to us the by the cities that have hosted the Leadership Conference in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Boston, Chicago, New Orleans, Phoenix, Detroit, Atlanta, and Washington, DC. Bring the valuable information to your community, providing the stepping stones of information and skills to let your community learn and grow in leadership.


In 2011 the conference will be held in Los Angeles, CA, and in 2012 we will return to Southern Hospitality as the Annual Conference is debuted in Nashville TN! In 2013 - your community could be hosting the Leather Leadership Conference XVII - to get additional information or to download the bid application, please visit our website at http://www.leatherleadership.org/hosting.phtml. Bid applications must be received by July 1, 2010.


Lost Angels - LLC XV - April 8 - 10, 2011


Next year's 15th annual conference will be held in Los Angeles, CA the weekend of April 8 - 10, 2011 at the beautiful Kyoto Grand Hotel.

More information will be coming soon to the website at www.leatherleadership.org.



March 12, 2010


EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION DEADLINE - MARCH 15

Early bird registration for Leather Leadership Conference XIV hosted by Great Lakes/Ontario in Detroit will end on MONDAY, March 15. Save now by registering at $75 before time runs out. The annual event featuring BDSM/Leather/Kink/Fetish leaders from around the nation presenting on relevant topics of interest is set to begin soon and will include keynote speeches by Rudy Serra, Andrea Zanin and Goddess Lakshimi.


Visit our convenient and easy to use on-line registration process to take advantage of this early bird registration rate! After Monday, March 15 the rates increase to $94. www.leatherleadership.org/loc/llc14/register.php.


HOTEL ROOM BLOCK CONFERENCE RATE DEADLINE - MARCH 15

The room-block at the Metropolitan Hotel in Detroit will end on MONDAY, March 15.

The conference rate of $92 assures that you have the best possible room selection for the conference and all of the amenities associated with the event. Make sure you register for the LEATHER LEADERSHIP rate - which is valid for up to 4 people per room. This is a tremendous value, and if you register late - you will not receive all of the conference perks. Individuals and groups can make reservations directly by calling 734-467-8000 or via the web at www.detroitmetropolitanhotel.com.


POSTER SESSION SUBMISSION DEADLINE - MARCH 17

Close on the heels of these deadlines, applications for the Poster Session will close on WEDNESDAY, March 17. If you are a member of a group or organization interested in promotion to a wide attendance by international leather leaders, please submit a poster application! The Poster Session offers an easy avenue to promote your group to a large leather audience. The Poster Session can also be an excellent venue to promote any project that your group is involved in and obtain national recognition for your passion and interests!

To submit an application to be included in the Poster Session, please go to www.leatherleadership.org/loc/llc14/poster_session.php.


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITES AND CONFIRMATION OF CURRENT VOLUNTEERS

LLC XIV also wants to re-confirm all volunteer inquiries. We need to make sure that all volunteers receive the latest information.

Regardless of whether you are already scheduled to volunteer, or are just now thinking about it, send an email via volunteer@leatherleadership.org.

Remember - if you are a volunteer you will still need to register to attend the Conference! Do not forget!

Join Us in Detroit, MI April 9 - 11, 2010 for LLC XIV - The Journey Continues

Now is the time to make the decision. Register today for this unprecedented international conference with nearly 40 presentations from both the US and Canada. We need you to help the Journey Continue - at LLC XIV Great Lakes/Ontario Hosted in Detroit April 9 - 11, 2010.



February 27, 2010


Deadlines Looming for the Leather Leadership Conference XIV

Early bird registration for Leather Leadership Conference XIV is set to end in just a few weeks on March 15th. Save now by registering at the $75 rate for the annual event featuring BDSM/Leather/Kink/Fetish leaders from around the nation presenting on relevant topics of interest.

Also, check back to the Great Lakes/Ontario section of the website for pending updates on the presentation scheduleat: http://www.leatherleadership.org/loc/llc14/.

Additionally, now is the time to take advantage of the conference room rate of $92 per night. This rate assures that you have the best possible room selection for the conference and all of the amenities associated with the event. Plus this rate is valid for up to 4 people per room. This is a tremendous value, and will close out leading up to the event. Individuals and groups can make reservations directly by calling (734) 467-8000 or via the web at http://www.detroitmetropolitanhotel.com.

Remember, you need to register at the LLC rate in order to gain all benefits of the conference!

LLC XIV also continues to accept inquiries from potential volunteers. If you want to be part of the first international LLC, please inquire about possibilities via volunteer@leatherleadership.org.

If you are a member of a group or organization interested in promotion to a wide attendance by international leather leaders, please submit a poster application! The Poster Session offers an easy avenue to promote your group to a large leather audience. Deadline for applications and consideration is March 17th, 2010. Applications and other information can be found at http://www.leatherleadership.org/loc/llc14/poster_session.php.

This unprecedented conference is sure to hold your attention for the entire weekend with presentations from both the US and Canada. Our esteemed keynote speakers are designed to help the Journey Continue - at LLC XIV Great Lakes/Ontario Hosted in Detroit April 9 - 11, 2010.



February 13, 2010


THE LEATHER LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE SCHEDULE OF PRESENTERS AND PRESENTATIONS NOW AVAILABLE

Leather Leadership Conference XIV (LLC-XIV) hosted by Great Lakes/Ontario in Detroit is proud to announce the presentation schedule for the upcoming conference is now available at the LLC-XIV portion of the Leather Leadership Conference (LLC) website.

Covering areas such as Activism, Organizational Development, Outreach, and Presenter Skills, the line up includes the return of Glenda Rider, Graydancer, Allena Gabosch, Richard Sprott and Rob Bienvenu, and highlights presenters new to LLC including Jerith, Nina Love and Dale 'Butch' Ross.

Whether a long time attendee, or a newcomer to the Leather Leadership Conference, the schedule includes a range of presentations from selections for the first time attendee to in depth discussions for long-time leaders.


 

JOIN US IN DETROIT, MI APRIL 9 - 11, 2010 for LLC XIV - THE JOURNEY CONTINUES

Please join us for the Leather Leadership Conference XIV, The Journey Continues, in Detroit, MI on April 9 through 11th, 2010.

For more information on the upcoming conference and the Leather Leadership Conference organization, - please visit our website at http://loc.leatherleadership.org/llc14/.

Registration remains at the early bird rate of $79, and attendees are encouraged to register soon as registration rates will increase after March 15. Registration can be completed online at http://loc.leatherleadership.org/llc14/register.php.

Do not forget to make your hotel reservations! Hotel rooms are available for $93 (plus tax) per night, and accommodate four people comfortably. You can take advantage of the excellent hotel rate by making your reservation online at http://loc.leatherleadership.org/llc14/hotel.php. <


January 30, 2010


The Leather Leadership Conference XIV Announces Speakers

The Leather Leadership Conference XIV, Great Lakes/Ontario, is pleased and excited to announce the speakers for the Annual Conference.

Kicking the weekend off Friday evening will be keynote speaker Rudy Serra. Rudy is an attorney, published author, and award winning advocate for a wide variety of civil rights efforts. He was the first gay openly elected judge in Michigan, and is an acknowledged expert on sex crimes, sex laws and civil rights.

Saturday morning, the momentum will get a new zap of energy with keynote speaker, Andrea Zanin (a.k.a. Sex Geek). As a Canadian greets the stage, the true International flavor of this Great Lakes and Ontario hosted Conference comes alive. Andrea is an avid supporter of the leather community, co-organizing An Unholy Harvest and researching leatherdyke history in her studies at Concordia University.

Bringing the conference full circle, Goddess Lakshimi will be our endnote speaker. With dual citizenship, the Goddess Lakshimi has served her community with unfailing dedication, bringing safety awareness, community involvement and alternative lifestyle education to the forefront in multiple communities. Through her efforts, lives have been saved in the Leather and BDSM communities over the years.

A more complete biography for all three speakers is available on the LLC website: http://loc.leatherleadership.org/llc14/speakers.php.


Workshops and Presenter Information Coming Soon!!

Are you interested in attending workshops on leadership topics? Coming soon to the 14th Annual Leather Leadership Conference are such incredible topics like "Avoiding a Training Safe word", "Building the Communities that Feed Your Soul", "Splitsville: Coping with Organizational Division", "Untapped Donations", and so many more. The Leather Leadership Conference will be uploading names of presenters and the workshop titles in the next few days at http://www.leatherleadership.org/loc/llc14/presentations.php.

Keep checking back for updated information.


Submissions for the Poster Session Deadline is March 17, 2010

Are you a member of a group or organization that would liketo promote themselves in a positive way via an avenue of wide attendance by international leather leaders?? If so, this is the opportunity for YOU!! Visit the Annual Conference website for details and for more information on the poster session at http://www.leatherleadership.org/loc/llc14/poster_session.php.



January 10, 2010


THE LEATHER LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE EXTENDS DEADLINE FOR PRESENTATION APPLICATIONS TO JANUARY 15, 2010

Those interested in presenting at LLC XIV should submit a relevant biography, a description of the class(es) they are interested in presenting, and a completed application. This should include the targeted audience and the objectives for the class.

Submitting a photo that can be used on the website or in program materials is also preferred. The application can be found here.

These should be emailed to programming@leatherleadership.org and must be received no later than January 15, 2010.

Applications for the Poster Session may be sent at any time up to March 17, 2010. Click here for more information on the Poster Session.


>THE LEATHER LEADERSHIP SCHOLARSHIP APPLICATION DEADLINE IS JANUARY 15, 2010

The Leather Leadership Conference, Inc. is pleased to announce that it is offering full scholarships to cover the cost of registration to the 14th Annual Conference in Detroit, MI on April 9-11, 2010. Applications will be accepted until Friday, January 15, 2010.

Those awarded scholarships will be notified by January 25, 2010.

If you are interested in applying please fill out the form located here.



LLC XVI Nashville, TN April 13-15, 2012
LLC XVI Nashville, TN April 13-15, 2012
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