BING Connect is a program designed to connect interns from a variety of backgrounds, hometowns, and industries through innovative and engaging events. Four signature events provide unique opportunities to form new relationships and show them all that Greater Binghamton has to offer.

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Program Highlights:

  • Four signature events
  • Collaboration with local businesses
  • Regular communication about community events
  • Entrance to the NEW YP event – HYPE Awards
  • Involvement in Young Professional Alliance events
  • Passes to area attractions

Program Schedule

Summer Kickoff

Friday, June 21 | 5-7pm | Beer Tree
Whether you’re new to the area or a lifelong resident, we’ll be welcoming summer interns to BING Connect and the community. Join us for food, fun giveaways and networking on this summer solstice night.

Downtown Dash Scavenger Hunt

Wednesday, July 10 | 5-7pm | Downtown Binghamton
Get to know downtown businesses with this interactive scavenger hunt! To show our interns all that we have to offer, a variety of restaurants, retail shops, and services will have “treasure” for participants to find at their venues.

Young Professional Panel

Tuesday, July 16 | 7:30am-9:00am | Binghamton Club
A panel of young professionals will share what they wish they knew when transitioning into their careers.

Internship Celebration & hYPe Awards

Tuesday, July 30 | 4:30-7:30pm | Traditions at the Glen
BING Connect participants get an early invitation to the HYPE Awards, a brand-new event that celebrates our Young Professional community. They’ll celebrate their successful summer internships and get access to exclusive networking opportunities with young professionals.

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Program Sponsorships


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The YP Advocate
Sponsor ($2,500)

Sponsor ($1,500)

Additional Sponsorship opportunities available
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