Emerge - Young Professionals Summit
Date: March 23, 2018
Time: 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Join us for Cape Girardeau's inaugural Young Professional Summit presented by First State Community Bank! Open to any young professional in the Cape Girardeau region, the YP summit will feature keynote speaker Marcus Capone, multiple breakout sessions, additional speakers throughout the day and an evening reception. Mark your calendars and register today to receive your seat at this exciting event!
Tickets: $40 each
Includes lunch from Smokehouse 61
Special thanks to our Presenting Sponsor:
Breakfast + Networking
What to Say and How to Say It
John Mehner, Cape Chamber
Breakout Session 1
Collaborate, Cooperate and Communicate
Learn how to collaborate, cooperate and communicate with different personalities in the workplace.
Turning every conflict into an opportunity!
Conflict is a part of work and life, but it doesn’t have to be a point of stress. Learn strategies to resolve conflict and avoid awkward conversations.
Breakout Session 2
Get Comfortable Out of Your Comfort Zone
Networking for beginners – When you walk in the room, what do you do? Who do you talk to? How do you start a conversation with a stranger? What about ending a conversation? Learn networking tips and tricks from one of our area’s best.
As young professionals, we often hear, ‘Get involved with the community, join a board, find a mentor,’ but where do you start? This session offers tangible steps to take so you can climb the ladder in your industry!
Lunch + Networking
Capturing Tomorrow’s Leaders Today
Marcus Capone, SEAL Team 6
Breakout Session 3
Complicated Questions, Simple Answers
Whether you are looking for a new position, hoping to move up within your company or seeking a raise, this session offers helpful tips on how to navigate these difficult conversations.
Sink or Swim
Whether you simply have an idea, are looking to start a business on the side or are about to dive head first into a full time entrepreneurship career, this session takes a realistic look at what it takes to start a business and provides some tools that can better prepare you in that endeavor.
Make It Happen
Jessica Hill, Safe House for Women