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Partners in Policy

At the Silicon Valley Leadership Group, we create high-impact event opportunities that are aligned with your business goals and community interests. From intimate gatherings to executive roundtables and large-scale events of more than 1, 200+ attendees, we provide insightful and memorable experiences, learning, and networking for you to reach your business objectives. Below is a sampling of the many events we offer.

COVID-19 Update: We are aware of and deeply concerned about the spread of the coronavirus and its threat to public health. We are closely following the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the California Department of Public Health, and the Order from the County of Santa Clara Public Health Department. Some events have been postponed and/or converted to virtual events. Check back for updates. 


Housing Solutions Summit: January 24

The Housing Solutions Forum will convene 200 business executives, elected officials, community leaders, transportation experts, and developers to discuss and move forward tangible solutions to our housing crisis. Leaders attending the two-hour mid-morning forum will leave with the next steps to engage in housing solutions. Click here for more information.


Regional Economic Forum: May 1 (VIRTUAL)

The 9th Annual Regional Economic Forum, in partnership with 24 community stakeholders, will identify and prioritize the Valley’s economic competitiveness issues as seen through the lens of the COVID-19 pandemic. A unique opportunity to be part of this crucial conversation, the results of which will be represented at California’s Capitol Day Summit that will determine the state’s legislative priorities for 2021. Click here for more information.


Game Changers: May 22 (VIRTUAL)

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly changed many aspects of our lives. From the way we interact with one another, to the way we work, educate our children, deliver healthcare, and use technology, it has shifted the way we think about our future. What does our new normal look like? What role will Silicon Valley take in shaping it? Please join us on May 22 for our first virtual Game Changers event to learn what our highly respected speakers and panelists are doing to adapt and innovate to these changing times, and what they foresee as game changers at the local, regional, and state level for 2021 and beyond. Click here for more information.


Sacramento Advocacy Trip: July 21 (VIRTUAL)

Please join the Silicon Valley Leadership Group for our annual Sacramento Advocacy Day, where we will engage with our state government on Silicon Valley’s policy priorities. The Silicon Valley executive delegation will meet virtually with key state Senate and Assembly leaders, the Governor’s office, constitutional officers and key agency department leaders. Click here for more information. 


Celebration of Women Centennial Event: July 23 (VIRTUAL)

2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment that guarantees and protects women’s constitutional right to vote. Today, more than 68 million women in the United States vote in elections because of the courageous activists of the Women’s Suffrage Movement who never gave up the fight for equality. In commemoration of this historic centennial, the Leadership Group is pleased to present Celebration of Women on July 23, a virtual event that brings together panels of powerhouse women leaders who will discuss today’s issues of racial justice, equity, empowerment and leadership. Click here for more information.


Energy and Sustainability Summit: August 7 (VIRTUAL)

The 8th annual Silicon Valley Energy and Sustainability Summit explores how to employ the latest innovative technologies and practices to create lasting value and learn what leading businesses are doing to address the sustainability imperative. Don’t miss this half-day gathering of member company executives and staff to discuss cutting edge business approaches to energy and sustainability issues. Click here for more information.


Education Summit: August 14 (VIRTUAL)

The annual Silicon Valley Education Policy Summit focuses on breaking down the silos between education, industry, and policy, in order to work together to improve education, expand pathways into well-paying jobs, and diversify the STEM pipeline. This event brings together nearly 400 industry executives, education advocates, and elected officials to engage in meaningful discussions to strengthen our education system. Click here for more information.


Washington DC Advocacy Trip: September 22-23 (VIRTUAL)

The Silicon Valley Leadership Group travels to Washington, D.C. annually with a delegation of member executives and public officials to advocate for our federal policy priorities, focusing on U.S. jobs and competitiveness. Strategic visits are scheduled with U.S. Senate and House leadership and key administration officials to discuss our federal agenda. Click here for more information.


Annual Policy Luncheon: October 30 (VIRTUAL)

This event usually features a prominent public official as the keynote, as well as the possibility of a panel discussion.  The topics touch on a variety of policy areas and themes change annually. Prior to the event, there is a roundtable discussion and invite-only pre-meeting (for senior officers of sponsor companies only). This event also usually honors one or two recipients of the Lifetime Achievement Award, the criteria of which are: business excellence, impeccable ethics and community engagement. Click here for more information.


Young Men’s Leadership Summit: December 

The Leadership Group regularly holds The Young Women’s and Young Men’s Leadership Summits to help empower young girls and boys from local under-resourced schools. These events are opportunities for adults from local companies and non-profit organizations to interact with students, with the goal to expose and engage students in careers and career planning, mentors, and the importance of a robust education in science and technology. Click here for more information.

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