• 2018 YP Summit

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    Name: 2018 YP Summit
    Date: November 27, 2018
    Time: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM EST
    Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
    Event Description:

    Calling all young professionals! Discover the latest on our city's development, progress and change at the 2018 YP Summit, the annual event for High Point and Triad young professionals (21 - 40 years old). The Summit brings thriving young professionals together and provides the exclusive opportunity for attendees to connect with City of High Point officials and community leaders. The event will begin with a welcome, followed by the opportunity to attend two breakout sessions, then bring everyone together for the keynote panel and conclude with a reception for networking. Refreshments, music and door prizes will all be a part of the experience.  

    The 2018 and 3rd annual YP Summit is proudly presented by the United Way of Greater High Point & the High Point Community Foundation. This year's event will feature a keynote panel and three breakout sessions. Taz Ameen, Chairman of ConnectHP, will be the event's emcee. 

    Keynote Subjects & Panelists

    Plant 7 & HP365: Dajana Nedic, Project Coordinator, Plant 7

    Downtown Development: Ryan Ferguson, Marketing Manager of Communications & Public Engagement Department for the City of High Point

    @HighPointDiscovered: Christi Barbour, Owner/Partner, Barbour Spangle Design 

    Arts & Culture: Cyril Jefferson, Social Entrepreneur and Student Support Specialist at Communities in Schools

    Community Engagement: Lt. Curtis Cheeks III, High Point Police Department

    Breakout Sessions 

    Be the Boss Everyone Wants to Work for: Join Dr. Bill Gentry, Director of Career and Professional Development at High Point University, as he shares top tips for first-time managers from his revolutionary book. 

    Meet Your City Council: Meet all nine (9) High Point City Council members during this laid back meet-and-greet. Have a question about your ward? Interested in civic service? Have an idea to improve our city? Discuss it all during this breakout session!

    Healthy Mind & Body: Work and life can be stressful. We get that. Master a positive mindset and lifestyle with these helpful Thai Chi practices led by Bill Savage. 

    Event Sponsors:



    Villa de l'Amour
    317 S. Hamilton St., 
    High Point, NC, 27260

    Date/Time Information:
    Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018 | 4 - 7PM
    Doors Open at 3:30PM

    4:00PM: Welcome
    4:20PM: Breakout Session 1 (attendees choose 1 of 3 topics)
    4:55PM: Breakout Session 2 (attendees choose 1 of 3 topics)
    5:30PM: Keynote Panel
    6:15PM: Networking Reception (optional)
    Contact Information:
    Sarah Tate
    $15 in Advance | $20 at the Door
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