Mastery Forum

A prestigious opportunity to move your business and life to the next level.  

The Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership (CEL) has been taking care of small and midsize businesses since 1987. In that time, CEL businesses have contributed more than $2 billion to the local economy annually. But we've only just begun.

If you are a growth-minded business leader who wishes to push beyond your usual limits, this monthly forum is for you. Professional facilitators and individual coaches guide you as you navigate business challenges and execute strategic initiatives. 

  • The CEL Mastery Forum includes:
  • Monthly forum meetings
  • Executive coaching
  • An annual executive retreat
  • Strategic planning
  • CEO toolbox
  • Support for your key people
  • Relevant content

Leaders like you don't settle for good enough. You are ready for another challenge and hungry for more—more knowledge, more accountability and more growth.

You should apply to the CEL Mastery Forum if you:

  • Are the owner or a strategic decision-maker of a growth-focused business
  • Have a high level of business acumen
  • Are ready to connect with some of WNY’s top business leaders to gain support and accountability
  • Wish to master the skills and habits of the world's most successful entrepreneurial leaders to achieve extraordinary results

Application Process

To be considered for the CEL Mastery Forum, apply below to let us know about your business. We will call you to schedule an in-person interview.

Learn More

For more information about program fees or to learn more, contact the CEL at or 716-885-5715.