Special Events

A summary of our biggest events this year

As we all continue to adapt to the challenges of this very strange time, the Leadership Group is working to provide an extensive, interesting program of special events for our membership. Even though most of these events will be offered virtually, our commitment to providing information and facilitating introductions between our member leaders, subject matter experts and local, regional and federal decision-makers.

Signature Events

April 27, 2022

BUILDING FORWARD – SVLG Infrastructure Week & Forum

Last year’s event featured Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg which helped mark the launch of Google’s Downtown West development. This year we expand on the successful event with BUILDING FORWARD, a forum and infrastructure week with multiple events in housing, transportation and digital infrastructure across the Bay Area.

June 16, 2022

ESG TO CARBON FREE – Energy & Sustainability Summit

Last year’s ESS summit featured the entire Biden Administration climate team – from Climate Envoy John Kerry to National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy to EPA Administrator Michael Regan. This year features top names in sustainability with the dynamic voices of finance for a summit on ways we finance a carbon free future.

SEPTEMBER 21, 2022

MOBILIZING OUR POWER – SVLG Women’s Leadership Summit

Building on our most popular continuing series - The Women’s Leadership Roundtable – SVLG expands on the leadership theme to create this new dynamic event. In our inaugural summit, we bring together top female leaders to discuss the challenges and opportunities in the landscape for women today.

OCTOBER 2022

SVLG Annual Forum

The biggest names come together for SVLG’s biggest event of the year. Previous keynote speakers and conversations include Governor Gavin Newsom, Dr. Anthony Fauci and Senator Dianne Feinstein. And, as always, we present our coveted Spirit of Silicon Valley Award. Previous recipients include AMD’s Lisa Su, SAP’s Bill McDermott and Zoom’s Eric Yuan.

NOVEMBER 2022

MOMENT OR MOMENTUM – SVLG Racial Justice and Equity Summit

Following on last year’s events with Ariel Investments’ Mellody Hobson and former presidential advisor John Hope Bryant, this summit explores where diversity and inclusion stands in 2022. Two years removed from the summer of 2020, where are we as companies and as a community?

DECEMBER 2022

Young Leaders Forum

The premiere STEM event for young women in the Bay Area region. Middle school girls across the south bay and beyond, come together with top tech company mentors for a day of learning, leadership and engagement in the careers of tomorrow.

**Please note hybrid events can be moved to virtual if deemed necessarily for safety.

Government Relations Events

JUNE 22, 2022

Sacramento Legislator Appreciation Reception

Join the Silicon Valley Leadership Group on Wednesday, June 22 at 5:30pm, as we hold a “Legislator Appreciation Reception'' in Sacramento; walking distance from the historic California State Capitol. This legislative reception is intended to thank and applaud Legislators who have stood by our companies and helped carry on the state’s business in the midst of a global pandemic.

Fall TBD

Washington DC Advocacy Trip

The Silicon Valley Leadership Group travels annually with a delegation of member executives and public officials to Washington, DC. We 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.

Become a Sponsor

There are sponsorship opportunities available for most of our events. As a Leadership Group Event Sponsor, you are affiliating your brand with one of the largest advocacy groups in the Silicon Valley. Our events are well-attended, well-respected, and have measurable impact on the community. Please help us continue to provide topical, interesting events by sponsoring one today. Contact us at events@svlg.org for more information.