2017 Alaska Young Professionals Summit

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Name: 2017 Alaska Young Professionals Summit
Date: March 30, 2017 - March 31, 2017
Registration: Online registration for this event has closed. Please register the day of at the door.
Event Description:


After the great success of 2016, the Anchorage Chamber of Commerce's Young Professional's Group (YPG) is proud to host the second annual statewide summit for young professionals in Alaska's workforce.

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2017 KEYNOTE SPEAKER

BRIAN WONG
Author, The Cheat Code
Entrepreneur, Social Media Expert, Digital Marketing Guru


Social media expert redefining mobile advertising through innovation.

One of the smartest and most celebrated innovators in the new world of digital media, Brian Wong is the co-founder and CEO of Kiip (pronounced "keep"), a category-creating mobile rewards network that is redefining mobile advertising. Kiip has been named one of the world's 50 Most Innovative Companies by Fast Company.

Brian has been recognized with many awards for his accomplishments and leadership, including:
  • Business Insider’s “Top 25 Under 25 in Silicon Valley,” “30 Under 30 in Advertising” and “18 Most Important People in Mobile Advertising”
  • Forbes’ “30 under 30” for three years in a row, and then a judge for 2016
  • Mashable’s “Top 5 Entrepreneurs to Watch”
  • iMedia’s top “25”
  • AdAge’s “Creativity Top 50”
  • Canadian Business’ Change Agents for 2016
CLICK HERE FOR BRIAN'S FULL PROFILE >>
 
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ACCOMMODATIONS COURTESY OF:
THE HOTEL CAPTAIN COOK

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THURSDAY LUNCH SPEAKER

DALE DIXON
Author, Sweating Bullets: A Story about Overcoming the Fear of Public Speaking

Dale Dixon helps business and buyer win in the marketplace through honesty, trust and integrity in his role as Chief Innovation Officer of Better Business Bureau Northwest.

As a speaker, award winning author and thought leader in the arena of business ethics, self-regulation and consumer protection, Dale appears in front of thousands of people each year. Whether a live audience, television or radio news program, online or the printed page, Dale is spreading BBB’s mission to be the leader in advancing marketplace trust by:
  • Creating a community of trustworthy businesses
  • Setting standards for marketplace trust
  • Encouraging and supporting best practices
  • Celebrating marketplace role models
  • Denouncing substandard marketplace behavior.
 
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WORKSHOP AND PRESENTATION TOPICS INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
  • Career Planning
  • Community Engagement
  • Entrepreneur Experiences and Tips
  • Intellectual Property
  • Leadership Skills
  • Management Skills
  • Marketing Skills
  • Professional/Personal Finance
  • Real Estate Investments and Management
  • Work/Life Balance

THURSDAY SPEAKERS
  • Lori Brewer, Owner, Caffé D’Arte of Alaska
  • Katey Clem, Development Manager, Denali Federal Credit Union
  • Kevin Cross, Realtor, Foundations Real Estate Experts – Keller Williams Realty
  • Jon Dawson, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
  • Dale Dixon, Chief Innovation Officer, Better Business Bureau Northwest
  • Gretchen Fauske, Blogger, Gretchen Loves Anchorage
  • Dan Foote, Owner/CEO, DanTech Services
  • Carol Gore, President/CEO, Cook Inlet Housing Authority
  • Troy Jarvis, General Manager, Lithia South Dodge
  • Jim Kostka, Director of GeoNorth and Alaskan Data
  • Bruce Lamoureux, Senior VP/CEO, Providence Alaska Health & Services
  • Senator Lisa Murkowski
  • Charles Niemann, Economic Development Specialist, U.S. Small Business Administration, Alaska District
  • Marilyn Romano, Regional VP, Alaska Airlines
  • Adam Sikorski, Trust and Investment Officer, First National Bank Alaska
  • Kassandra Taggart, President, Real Property Management Last Frontier
  • Dr. Trevor Tew, Chiropractor, creator of Tewsdays with Dr. Tew
  • Kristi Trimmer, Blogger, KristiTrimmer.com 
  • R.C. Woodson, VP of Information Technology, Doyon Limited

FRIDAY SPEAKERS
  • Former Senator Mark Begich, CEO, Northern Compass Group, LLC
  • Ally Day, Account Manager, Thompson & Co.
  • Forrest Dunbar, Anchorage Assembly
  • Sarah Erkmann Ward, APR - External Affairs Manager, Alaska Oil and Gas Association
  • Dr. Frank Jeffries, Graduate Professor, UAA College of Business & Public Policy
  • Kari Hall, Owner, Allure Day Spa & Hair Design
  • Tiffany Hall, Executive Director, Recover Alaska
  • Alyssa Rodrigues, Economist, Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development
  • Mary Rydesky, Owner, Transition Management
  • Clara Sanderson, Sr. Public Relations Officer, The Arc of Anchorage 
  • Darl Schaaff, Owner, Art Services North
  • John Schwartz, CEO, Perfectionist Auto Sound & Security/Soundskins USA; Principal, CompuStar Australia 
  • Adam Sikorski, Trust and Investment Officer, First National Bank Alaska
  • Marilyn Stewart, past-candidate for Alaska State House
  • Senator Dan Sullivan
  • Nikkie Viotto, Account Executive, Thompson & Co.
  • Governor Bill Walker
  • Featured Keynote Speaker: Forbes’ Top “30 under 30” for three straight years, Brian Wong, Co-Founder & CEO, Kiip and Author of The Cheat Code
*Awaiting final confirmation from a few additional speakers*​

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SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Listed below are sponsorship opportunities available for the Alaska Young Professionals Summit. Please share this with your board, management, and fellow employees.Sponsoring this conference is a great way to get your name, brand, and message out in front of hundreds of motivated millennials!

Official Young Professionals Summit Sponsor ($10,000)
Platinum Sponsor ($7,500)
Gold Sponsor ($5,000 each)
Silver Sponsor ($2,500)
Reception Sponsor ($1,500) SOLD OUT!
Coffee Break Sponsor ($1,000 each) SOLD OUT!
Buy A Booth ($500 each) SOLD OUT!
Presenter (Inquire within)
In-Kind Donations (Conference Supplies, Door Prizes)

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QUESTIONS?
Contact Carlos Pereira, YPG Director, at (907) 677-7100 or carlos@anchoragechamber.org.

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Cancelation Note: There is a two week cancelation policy. To receive a full refund, registration must be cancelled no less than two weeks prior to the date of the event. No refunds or price changes of tickets will be given after this date. All registrations are transferable to another upon your request except from a member ticket to a nonmember.
Event Media:
Event Sponsors:
  • Anchorage Police Department
  • D5010 Rotary
  • End of Summer Camp
  • Dwell Realty
  • Anchorage Family Chiropractic PC
  • Lithia Superstore
  • Alaska Air National Guard
  • Paragon Interior Construction, LLC
  • Alaska Executive Search
  • Cook Inlet Housing Authority
  • Americans for Prosperity
  • Residential Mortgage, LLC NMLS #167729
  • RE/MAX Dynamic Properties
  • First National Bank Alaska
  • Anchorage Public Library
  • Rising Indigenous Voices Radio (RIVR)
  • Feed Me AK
  • UAA Center for Corporate and Professional Development
  • AHFC
  • New York Life
  • Alaska Business Publishing Co
  • Altman, Rogers & Co.
  • Pal Photography
Event Sponsors:
Location:
Dena'ina Center
 
Date/Time Information:
March 30-31, 2017
Contact Information:
Carlos Pereira (907) 677-7100
Fees/Admission:

GENERAL REGISTRATION (AFTER FEB. 28)
General Admission:  $275
Anchorage Chamber members:  $225

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