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2016 Kansas YP Summit

April 22, 2016 @ 7:45 am - 4:00 pm

| $60
2016 Kansas YP Summit Hosted by Young Professionals of Wichita

The 2016 Kansas YP Summit is being held in Wichita, KS for the first time! The theme of the 7th annual Summit is “Taking Flight and Changing Tomorrow.” This year’s theme is all about creating something that soars more than you can imagine. The Summit will encourage young professionals to find their passion and determine how to bridge the generational gap in order to create viable steps that will assist in revitalization of Kansas communities, with the ultimate goal of creating social change across the state.

New York Times Bestselling author Jon Acuff is the 2016 keynote speaker. Acuff has authored five books, including his most recent publication, “Do Over: Rescue Monday, Reinvent Your Work and Never Get Stuck.”  Sharing his insight into the best way to navigate an ever-changing technological environment, he’ll share his philosophy for approaching change as an opportunity rather than a challenge. Follow Acuff on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook @JonAcuff and welcome him to Wichita.  Multiple breakout sessions  will be offered on topics including personal/professional development, bridging generational gaps, capitalizing on YP’s passions, and YP’s roles in economic development/job growth.

A pre-summit social will be held on Thursday, April 21 at the ICT Urban Pop Up Park from 5:30 p.m to 8:00 p.m.; it will offer a chance for young professionals to network and socialize with peers from across the state while enjoying this unique park in the middle of downtown Wichita.

The 2016 Kansas YP Summit is scheduled for April 22, at the Hyatt Regency Wichita. The registration fee is $50 early bird/$60 and includes the pre-summit social, breakfast and lunch on the date of the summit. If individuals are unable to attend the whole summit but would still like to hear the keynote presentation, tickets are offered at $25 early bird/$30 for the keynote luncheon only.

A limited number of sponsorships are available, for information regarding the sponsorship opportunities please contact Meg Foreman, Young Professionals of Wichita, at 316.268.1171 or mforeman@wichitachamber.org.

REGISTER – Registration ends April 18. Refunds must be requested by April 18 at 4 p.m.

Respecting the privacy of all members, YPW discourages the solicitation of goods; services; and educational, promotional, or employment opportunities at all YPW events, activities, and programs. In short, please bring your business cards, not your brochures, samples, or other promotional items.

Registrants of YPW events agree to allow YPW and its official photographer(s) to photograph them in the context of the event. Footage captured by the official YPW photographer may be posted on social media, shared with media outlets, and/or used in future print and electronic promotional materials. For questions or concerns, please call 316.268.1171 or email mforeman@wichitachamber.org.​


April 22, 2016
7:45 am - 4:00 pm
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Meg Foreman


The Hyatt Regency
400 W. Waterman
Wichita, 67202
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(316) 293-1234

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