March 28th 2017, Lexington, KY
WHAT IS EMERGE 2017?
Engage with Leaders and Entrepreneurs within Lexington
EMERGE 17 is a full-day event that brings together young professionals and entrepreneurs, emerging leaders, business professionals, and community leaders from all walks of life on Tuesday, March 28, 2017, at Lexington Center.
By unifying Kentucky’s young professionals we are empowering our future leaders to participate through networking and collaboration and creating an opportunity for their voice to be heard. Our communities stand to benefit through better opportunities, more diverse and engaged youth, and ultimately a stronger economy.
Director, Customer and Vendor Engagement | Quest International Users Group
Partner/Attorney, Dinsmore & Shohl
Founder, Bluegrass Hathaway
Director of Business Development, the McBrayer law firm
President, Kentucky Coal Association
Director, Division of Planning, LFUCG
COO of the Kentucky Science & Technology Corporation
Legislative Aide for Councilmember Bledsoe
Director of Development, The Council of State Governments
Property Valuation Administrator
Co-Owner, S and A Strategies, LLC
Artist, CreativeMornings host and organizer
Human Resource Director
Owner of A Cup of Common Wealth, Chocolate Holler, and Magic Beans Coffee Roasters
Senior Vice President, Complex Manager at J.J.B. Hilliard, W. L. Lyons, LLC
Executive Director at the Plantory
Director, Global Compensation & Benefits at Lexmark
Professional. Personal. Community.
Growth Starts Here
Engage with leaders and entrepreneurs within our communities. Learn strategies and techniques to help you achieve success in both your personal and professional life. And prepare to be inspired just like Derek DeFranco from Mirror Twin Brewery.
Tuesday, March 28th 2017
|8:00 - 8:30 AM||REGISTRATION|
|8:30 - 9:30 AM||INTERACTIVE|
|9:30 - 9:45 AM||BREAK|
|9:45 - 10:45 AM||BREAKOUT SESSION 1|
|TOUGH TALK - Cringeworthy Conversations (Personal)|
|THE CREATIVES - Creative Economy (Community)|
|OWN THE ROOM - Executive Speaking & Presence (Professional)|
|10:45 - 11 AM||BREAK|
|11 AM - 12 PM||BREAKOUT SESSION 2|
|WHEN WILL YOU RETIRE? - Money Management (Personal)|
|MAKE SH*T HAPPEN - Unlearn Fear & Hate (Community)|
|MANAGER ON DUTY - Managing & Leading People (Professional)|
|12:00 - 1:15 PM||LUNCHEON SPEAKERS: Marianne Barnes, Master Distiller for Castle & Key Distillery, and Rebecca Darwin, Founder & CEO of Garden & Gun|
|1:15 - 1:30 PM||Q&A|
|1:30 - 1:45 PM||BREAK|
|1:45 - 2:45 PM||BREAKOUT SESSION 3|
|TO SERVE & DIRECT - Board Service 101 (Personal)|
|NEEDLING THE PROBLEM - Heroin Epidemic Panel (Community)|
|THE BUSINESS OF YOUR CAREER (Professional)|
|2:45 - 3:00 PM||BREAK|
|3:00 - 4:00 PM||PANEL DISCUSSION: Lexington in 25 Years|
|4:00 - 4:30 PM||WHAT’S NEXT / RECEPTION / ENTERTAINMENT BY BEN LACY|
News & Updates
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The inaugural Emerge conference was held in 2014 and has continued to grow each year based on the desire within the young professional community to create opportunities for professional, personal, and community growth.
Check out the agendas and speakers from previous years.