• Membership Benefits

    LSW Alumni dues are $50 annually and payable beginning in January.  The one time payment covers online directory listing, advertising and networking opportunities.

    Guidelines for Alumni Marketing

    These guidelines provide direction to the Leadership Southwest (LSW) and organization regarding LSW alumni who desire to use LSW communication avenues and active class, board and alumni contacts to market their business or communicate details about an event/activity.

    The guidelines provide for consistency and equity while preserving the mission of LSW to develop leaders and connect our communities to impact the future of Southwest Dallas County. These guidelines are separate from the sponsorship levels established for the support of class days.


    1. Individual must be a LSW alumni (graduated from a LSW class)
    2. Must be active with alumni dues
    3. Alumni meeting above criteria will be allowed two (2) free promotions per class year (January 1 through November 30) – whether business or other organization affiliation.
      E-newsletter size ¼ page maximum, standard social media posts.
    4. Business or event/activity must be in the Southwest sector and have a positive impact of the community at large. There are not restrictions on the event having a cost associated or for profit in nature, but free and non-profit events/activities will receive priority consideration.
    5. Political campaigns and events are allowed by alumni, specifically those running for office that is elected by individuals in the area. Please keep posts informative.
    6. Complete the online request two weeks prior to run date. – indicating desired publication(s)/communication tools. An image may be included for e-newsletter and social media postings.
    7. Submission will be reviewed by Executive Director and alumni making request will be notified of approval or denial.


    Communication Avenues:

    1. Monthly E-newsletter – approx. 400+ current members (active, board, alumni)
    2. Social Media Post – Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
    3. Website – Calendar posting for events, can consider alumni page ‘ad’ if desired
    4. Exclusive E-mail Blast* - This is a $100 fee per blast. Direct exclusive e-mail to all 1,400 members. Limited to two (2) alumni blasts per month total.


    In addition to the above the $50 alumni dues cover the following events:

    Welcome Mixer                                                                         

    Networking Happy Hours

    LinkedIn Session

    Sips & Pics (Headshot Included)                                                            

    Comedy Show                                                                             

    Legislative Event, County focus followed by Mixer                     

    Community Service Project                                                       


    Website Listing