The Leadership Lodge is set in Northern Minnesota at Sugar Lake Lodge near Grand Rapids, MN
Our Advantage

"We believe strongly in the power of place, space and pace to

unleash creativity, drive change and achieve outcomes."

- Sam Smith, VP, The Prouty Project

The Leadership Center Advantage

What Makes The Leadership Center at Sugar Lake Lodge the Best Choice

Not only are The Leadership Center meeting spaces conducive to productivity, they also offer first-rate capabilities supported by expert meeting planning and registration services.


Located at Beautiful Sugar Lake Lodge

the resort


Creativity-Provoking Meeting Spaces

custom meeting rooms


Custom Programming for Every Group

custom programming

Why do trainers keep coming back?

“ the heart of the BCLP process is a community of conversation. That is allowed to flourish because you and your staff colleagues make sure everything else is working at peak. Participants feel welcomed. Meals appear magically and snacks arrive in timely fashion. Rooms are cleaned and even a fire is set for the evening. We could do the program anywhere, I suppose, but I would argue not as well as when we are at Sugar Lake.”

- Victor Klimoski | BCLP

Blandin Foundation Leadership Program

Why The Leadership Center?

At Sugar Lake Lodge, our Leadership Center is the ultimate training and event venue in Minnesota because it offers an incredible, distraction-free atmosphere on beautiful Sugar Lake. The location is complimented by Sugar Lake Lodge's resort amenities including Northwoods lodging, dining options, and endless leisure activities. 

Visit us to Convene to Challenge to Change.

Experience a New Outlook Outside of the Office.

Get Away to Beautiful Sugar Lake!

Our "Why"

To Convene, Challenge, and Change Individuals and Organizations.