The YP Summit is not your average conference! Young Professionals will be surrounded by like-minded millennials discussing how they take their place in the Greater Binghamton business community and make a difference.
The unique aspects included in the YP Summit are critical to the retention of young professionals in the Greater Binghamton region. The structure of the day allows for meaningful conversations and connections made between attendees, as well as building business and leadership skills.
This year we welcome Johnny Cupcakes & Arel Moodie as our Keynote and Featured Speakers! In addition, fifteen breakout session topics will cover a wide spectrum of personal and professional development topics for Young Professionals. Some of these will include:
The day will end with a new networking event, conversations with community leaders, where leaders from various industries will converse in small groups with attendees.
If you dream of inspiring cult-like brand loyalty—the kind that involves mile-long queues and even permanent tattoos—Johnny Cupcakes is for you. The founder of the world-renowned tee-shirt brand Johnny Cupcakes, Johnny’s known for helping other people create blueprints for building brand loyalty, creating memorable experiences, and inspiring innovation.
With global store openings, thousands of customers with his logo tattooed on themselves, people who camp out for his products, and high-profile collaborations with giants such as The Simpsons, Power Rangers, and Nickelodeon, Johnny was named America’s #1 Young Entrepreneur by Business Week, Top Innovator in Retail by The Boston Globe, and featured in INC magazine as the CEO of one of the world’s fastest growing independent businesses.
Arel Moodie is a best-selling author and has been a featured speaker at the White House and has been acknowledged by President Obama.
After college, Arel built a million dollar event production and Education Company while in his 20s and now as a professional speaker he has spoken to over 400,000 people in 48 states and 5 countries.
Inc. Magazine called him a “High-Energy, Motivator” and named him to their “30 Under 30 list” of top entrepreneurs joining people like Mark Zuckerberg, the guy who founded Facebook and bought Instagram.
The Full-Day YP Summit ticket will include Breakfast with a Keynote Speaker; a Full Lunch with the Featured Keynote Speaker; Breakout Sessions; the Afternoon Keynote Speaker; Snacks throughout the day; the After-Hours Party with Live Music and FREE Head Shot and a Civic Engagement Project!
The Half-Day program will be your choice: either start with Breakfast and enjoy the morning Breakout Sessions and end with the Lunch Keynote or start with the Lunch Keynote, enjoy the afternoon Breakout Sessions and end with the After-Hours Party.
The YP Summit is a great opportunity for companies and organizations to provide professional development opportunities geared toward, and planned by, millennials. Companies can take advantage of corporate pricing levels to send larger groups of young professional staff.