For the 17th annual GPLEX Leadership Exchange Conference we've chosen the home of American industry, auto manufacturing, and shared cross-sector collaboration. The historic City of Detroit, Michigan! 

GPLEX 2023

Our annual out-of-region conference provides a unique opportunity for participants to build connections with top leaders & develop a deeper understanding of the Philadelphia region while shaping its future.

2022 GPLEX Conference Theme: Stellar Cross-Sector Collaboration in Detroit


Over 170 plan to participate in GPLEX 2022. Participants are diverse in age, gender, industry/sector, and ethnicity from Philadelphia and Detroit.

Attendees will take part in our infamous Regional Exploration and Dinearound experience across the Midwest city to spark conversations on:

  • Detroit’s Downtown Renaissance
  • Philanthropy and Major Donors’ Impact on Detroit
  • Education and Employment Pipelines
  • Community Engagement and Development 


Conference Topics: 

  • Future of Work
  • Education, Philanthropy
  • Public Healt Community Engagement
  • & Innovation (More About Topics)
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