The 2012 Out & Equal Executive Forum is for:
- High-level LGBT professionals – Those with clear authority and discretion in management and budget making for a significant business or function within an organization. They have direct access to the chief executive officer, separated by no more than four levels, depending on the size of the organization.
- Emerging LGBT executives – Professionals who report directly to executive management with a career path that will result in significant authority and discretion in management and budget decision making. The Leadership Class will be an ethnically, culturally and geographically diverse group of no more than 25 leaders from varying industries.