Become a YPCC 2017 Sponsor

YPCC

As a supporter of diversity and inclusion efforts in West Michigan, we invite you to partner with us to ensure diverse talent development and retention in the region.  We believe that diversity drives innovation and creativity which will result in a truly sustainable community.

A member of the planning team will be following up with you to answer any questions you may have after reviewing this request.  We kindly request your response by Thursday, June 15, 2017. 

Conference Information

Purpose

This conference is designed and centered for the next generation of leaders.  Young professionals of color from the West Michigan area are invited to learn what it takes to be successful in corporate America as a person of color. Presenters will include leaders from the Grand Rapids community, entrepreneurs and nation-wide speakers. Our goal is to have participants leave equipped with knowledge about topics including personal growth, professional development and leadership. 

Audience

This conference is designed and intended for young professionals under 40 who identify themselves as a person of color. 

Proposed Learning Outcomes

  • As participants work through the day they will gain insight on what they can do to be effective in their current role, and how they can achieve future aspirations. 
  • Create opportunities for professionals of color to learn from those who have achieved success in their careers.
  • Address and provide strategies to overcome the barriers to success that can or may exist in today’s workplace, specifically for people of color.

Date:  Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017  

Time:  8:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. (tentatively)

Event Program (Tentative)

8:30 a.m...............................................................................………. Registration & Breakfast

9:30 a.m...............................................................................………. Welcome

10:10 a.m...............................................................................……… Keynote: Kathryn Finney; Speaker, Entrepreneur and Writer

11:10 a.m...............................................................................……… Q & A with Kathryn Finney

11:40 a.m...............................................................................……… Prize Giveaways

12:00 p.m...............................................................................……… Lunch

1:00 – 3:15p.m…………………………………………………………………. Breakout Sessions

Each session will be 60 minutes- conference attendees choose 2 out of 6 sessions to attend    

3:15 – 3:45p.m.………………………………………………………….……….Learning Dialogue and Wrap-Up/Closing

Sponsorship Levels

Gold Sponsorship Level:  $1,000

  • Three (3) registration spots for young professionals of color in your company or scholarships in your company’s name
  • Company logo + 100 word description of your company to appear in program
  • Logo recognition on registration web-site and conference packet

Silver Sponsorship Level:  $750

  • Two (2) registration spots for young professionals of color in your company or scholarships in your company’s name
  • Company logo + 50 word description of your company to appear in program
  • Logo recognition on registration site

Bronze Sponsorship Level:  $500

  • One (1) registration spot for young professionals of color in your company or a scholarship in your company’s name
  • Company logo to appear on program
  • Logo recognition on registration site

Scholarship Sponsor:  $75

  • One (1) registration spot for a young professional of color who applied for financial support to attend
  • Name/Company mentioned in program

 

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