Owensboro to host young professionals summit

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Greater Owensboro Chamber Young Professionals (CYP) was selected to host the seventh YP Unite Summit.

The summit is a regional leadership conference focused on developing young professionals and young professional organizations.

CYP said the event connects young professionals to promote collaboration, best practices, networking, and leadership development.

The date of the conference and ticket details will be available in the coming months.

“After attending the conference over the last three years, we could not be more thrilled for Chamber Young Professionals to have the honor to host the 2019 YP Summit in Owensboro. We look forward to working with community partners to make this a must-attend event for young professionals across the Commonwealth and surrounding region,” said Jessica Kirk, Chamber Talent Programs Manager.

“The full YP Summit Decision Committee was very impressed with Owensboro’s proposal to host the event.  We are excited for the 2019 YP Unite Summit in Owensboro,” said Ann Marie Maldini, Executive Director of Young Professionals Association of Louisville (YPAL).

“Our Chamber Young Professionals have been the catalyst for so many changes in Owensboro since they reignited in 2016.  Being chosen by their peers from around the state to host the YP Summit demonstrates that their energy is creating a buzz across the Commonwealth.  We are delighted with this honor and we look forward to planning a summit that shows how Owensboro is a place for Millennials to thrive!”

“Talent recruitment and retention is paramount to our economic future here, and this is another fact that demonstrates the wind is at our back,” said Candance Castlen Brake, Chamber President and CEO.  

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(This story was originally published on March 15, 2019)

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