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Opening Keynote
October 12, 2023
V.P. of Strategic Development at Hispanic Heritage Foundation
Keynote Speaker
October 12, 2023
E.D. of the White House Hispanic Initiative
Keynote Speaker
October 13, 2023
VP, Chief Tax Officer at General Mills
Keynote Speaker
October 13, 2023
Three-Time Emmy Award Winning Journalist
Ceremony Keynote
October 13, 2023
Founder of RĀR Media

At LíderCon this year, enjoy an action-packed itinerary featuring national keynote speakers, professional development workshops, and panels with local and regional leaders. Join us this fall in Minnesota for a two-day Latinx leadership conference to ignite your ambition, network, and enhance your interpersonal and leadership skills.



Conference Itinerary

LíderCon in the Press


Continue scrolling to see the full series of breakout sessions and details about each day.

8:00 AM  Registration + Networking Breakfast

9:00 AM  Opening Keynote Speaker

11:00 AM  Breakout Session (First Showing)

                   Leadership Opportunities

Career Fair   NEW!  

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Lunch Networking Hour and More!

1:30 PM  Breakout Session (Second Showing)

2:30 PM  Closing Keynote Speaker + Networking Hour

Closing Ceremony on October 13, 2023 at 5:00 PM

Guest will have a secured seat and dinner at the end of the conference where we will announce the winners of the inaugural LatinoLEAD Impact Awards and reflect on the wisdom shared, the bonds forged, and the vibrant journey we've embarked on together.

Breakout Sessions

First showing starts at 11:00 AM

Second showing starts at 1:30 PM

First showing starts at 10:30 AM

Second showing starts at 1:30 PM

Health & Wellness with Children's Minnesota


Career Fair Tables

Both days starting at 10:30 AM
in the Universe Room

Closing Ceremony

Starting at 5:00 PM on October 13, 2023, we will host the Closing Ceremony to reflect on the wisdom shared, the bonds forged, and the vibrant journey we've embarked on together.

  • Networking Reception where you can connect over finely curated drinks and gourmet hors d'oeuvres

  • Mariachi performance by Monserrat Santana

  • Keynote Speech by Richard-Abraham Rugnao 

  • Complimentary Dinner and LatinoLEAD Impact Award Ceremony 

  • As the curtains draw to a close, LatinoLEAD will share some closing remarks, but the energy doesn't stop there! DJ Angel will keep the momentum high and spirits lively, ensuring the night remains memorable for all attendees.

LíderCon 2023 Closing Ceremony Sponsors

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The LatinoLEAD Impact Awards are designed to highlight the impact of local Latinx leaders and allies who have led with a community-centered mindset, an inclusive approach, and who have worked tirelessly to eliminate institutional barriers and inequities. Through these awards, LatinoLEAD aims to create a ripple effect of positivity, inspiration, and empowerment that will inspire others to make a difference in all our communities.

Presented at the LíderCon 2023 Closing Ceremony on October 13, 2023

Career Fair

Career Fair Tables

Visit one of the LíderCon 2023 Career Fair Tables from 10:30 AM until 2:30 PM

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LC23 Admission
LC23 Location

LíderCon Venue

This year, the conference will be hosted at the 3M Center in Maplewood, MN.

3M Center, Building 224, Maplewood, MN 55119


Frequently Asked Questions

What is LíderCon?

LíderCon is an annual leadership conference organized by LatinoLEAD, a Minnesota-based nonprofit organization committed to supporting Latinx leaders and their allies. The conference features a range of informative and inspiring sessions, including keynote speakers, workshops, and panels on topics such as leadership development, diversity, equity, and inclusion, community engagement, and more. Stay connected with LatinoLEAD and sign up for “Nuestra Fuerza Newsletter” to get the latest updates on our professional development, career opportunities and more events for Latinx in Minnesota.

Who can attend the conference?

LíderCon is designed for anyone interested in developing their leadership skills and connecting with Latinx leaders from various industries. Our conference is open to individuals from all backgrounds, and we welcome attendees who share our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. While the conference is designed to support emerging and established Latino leaders and their allies, anyone with an interest in leadership development is welcome to attend. LatinoLEAD invited Latinos and allies across the midwest to join us at LíderCon – Expand your network and take your leadership abilities to the next level!

What is the cost to attend?

The cost to attend LíderCon varies depending on the ticket type and when you purchase your ticket. Early Bird General Admission tickets are available for $175 until July 31, 2023. General Admission tickets will be released August 1, 2023 for $200. To stay up to date on all the latest LíderCon and LatinoLEAD news and updates, sign up for our email newsletter.

What is included in the cost of attendance?

The cost of attendance for LíderCon includes entry to both days of the conference, breakfast and lunch on both days, access to multi-sector networking opportunities, and access to a range of professional development opportunities such as keynote speakers, workshops, and panels. Additionally, attendees will have access to a Closing Ceremony with dinner. This applies to sponsored and bulk entries provided by your organization as well as individuals who purchased early bird registration, general admission registration, final call registration and student tickets provided by partner institutions.

Can I sponsor LíderCon or host a table at this year's conference?

Join us as a sponsor and showcase your commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion while connecting with Latinx leaders and professionals from various industries. At LíderCon, we offer sponsorship opportunities for businesses and organizations interested in supporting our mission and reaching our audience. To learn more about our sponsorship packages and how your organization can get involved, please email us at

What is the refund policy for LíderCon tickets?

To request a refund for your LíderCon ticket please email us at by July 31, 2023. Refund requests made after August 01, 2023 will not be eligible for refund. We appreciate your support and look forward to seeing you at LíderCon 2023!

Are scholarships or financial assistance available to attend LíderCon?

At LatinoLEAD, we believe that everyone should have access to professional development opportunities, regardless of their financial situation. While we don't have scholarships and financial assistance opportunities available just yet, we do offer volunteer opportunities that allow individuals to join the conference for free. In addition, there are other ways to secure your entry to LíderCon 2023, including: > Participating in LatinoLEAD contests and giveaways on social media by following us on Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, and LinkedIn > Sign up for our email newsletter for a chance to win a ticket > Register to volunteer at LíderCon 2023 We are always exploring new ways to make LíderCon accessible to everyone. If you have any questions or would like more information about volunteer opportunities or ways to gain free entry to LíderCon 2023, please email us at

Don't see your question answered here?

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