Betsy Magness Graduate Institute

Connect and Reconnect With BMLI Alumnae — A Powerful B2B Network


Created by The WICT Network and developed in partnership with the Center for Creative Leadership, the Betsy Magness Graduate Institute (BMGI) is designed anew annually to build upon the Betsy Magness Leadership Institute curriculum providing graduates with the latest tools, techniques and disciplines to hone their business strategies.

As a BMGI participant, you can expect to experience all that you’ve come to appreciate about Betsy Magness programs – learning, inspiration, community and reconnection! You will not only learn about the latest trends in leadership and strategic thinking from innovative subject-matter experts, but there will be ample time for networking with your peers.

2023 Program Information

November 15-17, 2023 

Los Angeles, CA

The Sofitel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills, our home for the 2023 BMGI program, blends Hollywood glamour, European elegance and French style to create a sophisticated and unique experience. Located at the crossroads of Beverly Hills and West Hollywood, the Sofitel LA provides luxury accommodations conveniently located near world-class attractions, outstanding restaurants and renowned shopping areas.

Registration for the 2023 BMGI program is now open!

Early Bird Registration Fee:

Registration fee covers program costs including materials and daytime meals. Travel, hotel and dinners are the responsibility of participants.

Register now >>


Sofitel Los Angeles

Each Sofitel draws inspiration from local culture and tradition while celebrating innovation and the French art de vivre to offer a one-of-a-kind, luxurious hotel experience. From design details to exhibitions and events, discover what makes this LA hotel so unique.


Rates start at $229/night (plus tax, while supplies last). Guest rooms and rates are subject to availability.

Visit the Sofitel website to reserve your room by Monday, October 30; enter the code WICT23 in the “Preferential Code” field to obtain our discounted rates.


Enhance Your Leadership Insights and Boost Your Strategic Vision for the Future

Each year, the program delivers fresh content, thoughtfully designed to address key management challenges and opportunities relevant to today’s top media leaders. Scroll down to see what past participants had to say about the experience and take a peek below at the 2022 program’s objectives.


“Being with the Betsy community in general! The connection back to the coaches, classwork / experience that we revisit at BMGI, it’s always a boost and great check-in to all the takeaways from our formal session.”
– SVP, Content Distribution & Strategy, Crown Media
“I really enjoy the content programmed for this event. It’s a great refresher to listen and share experiences with other powerful women in media and great reminder of all the tools available at our disposal to live an intentional and purposeful life.”
– VP, Content Distribution, NBCUniversal
“BMGI is a very carefully thought-out program and well-paced with facilitated discussions and clear ‘assignments’. Overall fantastic!”
– SVP, A+E Networks
“BMLI/BMGI is a well-organized and maintained program. I’m very proud to be a part of it and hope it will continue to train up more talented women leaders in our industry.”
– VP, Outsourcing Strategy and Support & eCare, Comcast

A Glimpse Back at Our 2022 Program

In 2022, the BMGI content was designed to help participants learn to:

  • Act with greater agility and resilience while addressing issues with openness and respect
  • Transform performance management with everyday conversations that matter
  • Break down silos and communication barriers
  • Prioritize and implement strategies for developing the next generation of leaders entering the workforce

If you have any questions regarding this program or would like additional information, please contact Jason Brown.