Renowned Speakers, Breakout Sessions at YP Summit Hosted by Greater Binghamton Chamber
Binghamton, NY – The Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce will host the 2018 Southern Tier YP Summit Friday, September 14 from 7:45 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Holiday Inn Binghamton, 2 Hawley St., Binghamton, NY 13901.
The YP Summit is the only young professional summit in the region, developed for and by young professionals. The summit focusses on what the next generation of professionals seeks in the workforce and what they need to succeed.
This content-packed summit will feature versatile and interactive sessions led by renowned nationally and regionally known speakers. Topics include workplace conflict resolution, building relationships, multigenerational communications, work and life balance for working professionals, board service, redefining wealth and transformational communication. The event’s schedule also includes free headshots, networking opportunities, meals and an after-hours party.
“Young professionals are the future of our workforce,” said Jennifer Conway, President & CEO of the Greater Binghamton Chamber. “As a community, it’s important we recognize and invest our time and resources into attracting and retaining them. And the YP Summit is one of those ways we can do that.”
The YP Summit is a great opportunity for companies and organizations to provide professional development opportunities geared toward millennials. Companies can take advantage of corporate pricing levels to send larger groups of young professional staff. Attendees can register for either the full day or half day of events.
We believe that young professionals are the future of our community’s growth, and we want to help them succeed. The YP Summit provides a space for like-minded millennials to discuss how their place in the Greater Binghamton business community can make a difference, and helps with the retention of young professionals in the Greater Binghamton region.
Event: 2018 Southern Tier YP Summit
Date/Time: Friday, September 14 from 7:45 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Location: Holiday Inn Binghamton, 2 Hawley St, Binghamton, NY 13901.
7:45 – 8:30 A.M. – REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST
8:30 – 9:30 A.M. – BREAKFAST AND KEYNOTE
Your Personal Brand
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
- 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
- Workplace Conflict
12:00 – 1:30 P.M. – LUNCH AND KEYNOTE
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
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.
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
- Transformational Communication
4:00 – 4:45 P.M. – WRAP-UP KEYNOTE
Call to Action
4:30 – 6:30 P.M.AFTER HOURS
Keynote speaker Isaiah Kacyvenski is the and Founder and Managing Partner at Will Ventures, a venture capital investment fund focused on sports technology and the massive, adjacent market opportunities that it opens up (human performance, health and wellness, media and entertainment, eSports, and more). Kacyvenski holds a Cum Laude Pre-Medicine Bachelor degree from Harvard University and graduated from Harvard Business School’s MBA program. He was also the subject of an Emmy-nominated NFL Films profile about his rise from poverty to the NFL, and was featured on an Oprah Winfrey show, “Why They Beat the Odds”.
Jehmu Greene is a recent candidate for Chair of the Democratic National Committee. Heading into her eighth year as a Fox News Political Analyst, Jehmu unapologetically defends progressive values and policies on the network. She co-founded Define American with Jose Antonio Vargas, an initiative that uses media and culture to elevate the immigration reform conversation and is a founding board member of VoteRunLead. She previously served as president of Rock the Vote, where under her leadership membership grew from 1,500 to over 1 million and young voter turnout had the highest increase ever recorded in between two presidential elections.
Josué Quiñones is an international speaker, Career Champion, and Inspirational Young Latino. He is the founder of Just Quality Apparel and the Success Is a Lifestyle Program. Born and raised in the Hunts Point area of the South Bronx, JQ attended college as a way to escape and create a better life. A counselor and social worker by training, JQ is an educator and life coach. He has presented to over 20,000 students and professionals and is highly regarded as “deep, impactful, relatable, energetic, and humorous.”
Dan Gannon is a high energy professional speaker and motivator. Realizing he didn’t have the grades or family finances to go to college, Dan enlisted in the Marine Corps at age 18. After his time in the military, Dan accomplished his lifelong dream and became the first of his family to receive a college degree. While attending Long Island University, he became the Student Government President and was a fellow for The Center for the Study of the Presidency and Congress. Dan has been a key member for many small and start-up businesses, ranging from performance supplements to commercial locks and doors.