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Developing and connecting future leaders of the Greater Binghamton area.

Southern Tier YP Summit
Date: October 10, 2019
Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Holiday Inn Binghamton Downtown

Young Professional Summit

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.


Nationally and regionally known speakers will lead over a dozen interactive break-out sessions throughout the event. The topics will cover a wide spectrum of personal and professional development topics for Young Professionals. Some of these will include:

  • Workplace conflict resolution
  • Building relationships
  • Multigeneration communications
  • Work/life balance for working professionals, including entrepreneurs
  • Board service
  • Redefining wealth
  • Transformational communication

2019 Speaker Application

2018 Event Schedule

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.

Morning Session

7:45 – 8:30 a.m.
Registration and Breakfast

8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Breakfast and Keynote

Your Personal Brand
Josué Quiñones

9:30 – 9:45 a.m.
Break and Networking

9:45 – 10:30 a.m.
Breakout Session I (3 choices)

Leap and the Net Will Appear
Keegan Evans & Nicole Bergmann, Dylan Gilligan, Kevin & Mandy Webb, & Erin Cody


Inclusiveness in the Multi-Generational Workplace
Ron Crawford


Finding Your Passion
Mark Pierce & Ariel Tunnell

10:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Break and Networking

11:00 – 11:45 a.m.
Breakout Session II (3 choices)

Networking Hacks
Rachel Jenks & Dan Gannon


Demystifying Board Service
Sean Britton


Workplace Conflict
Debbie Morello

12:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Lunch and Keynote

Isaiah Kacyvenski

Afternoon Session

1:30 – 1:45 p.m.
Break and Networking

1:45 – 2:30 p.m.
Breakout Session III (3 choices)

Finding Your Passion
Mark Pierce & Ariel Tunnell


Smart Money; What YP’s Need to Know
S.E.E.D Planning Group, Steve Campbell; Visions Federal Credit Union, Richard J. Barber; Chemung Canal Trust, Christopher K. Kelly


Never suffer from public speaking again. Lessons from a recovering introvert
Dan Mori

2:30 – 3:00 p.m.
Break and Networking

3:00 – 3:45 p.m.
Breakout Session IV (3 choices)

Work/Life/Family Balance
Eb Tutora, Matt Feldman, Mary May, Rashuna Durham


Art of the Ask
Nathaalie Carey


Transformational Communication
Richard Orth

4:00 – 4:30 p.m.
Wrap-up Keynote

Call to Action
Jehmu Greene

4:30 – 6:30 p.m.
After Hours

Thank you to our 2018 sponsors

Title Sponsor

Scholarship Sponsor

Charging Station Sponsor

Network Event Sponsor

Student Scholarship Sponsor

Civic Engagement Sponsor

Event Experience Sponsor

Creative Sponsor

Headshot Sponsor

Venue Sponsor

Our Place, Our Time