2018 YP SummitName: 2018 YP SummitDate: November 27, 2018Time: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM ESTRegistration: Register NowEvent 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: Patrick Chapin, President & CEO of Business High Point - Chamber of Commerce
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
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.