YPro Conference Agenda is Here!

September 25, 2014
Sheraton Duluth Hotel

7:30 – 8:15 am Registration

8:15am Keynote Presentation
Positioning Yourself as a Leader – Ted Schick, Schick Corporate Learning
Ted is a charismatic corporate trainer, professional speaker and consultant with his own business, Schick Corporate Learning. A retired naval officer who rose up from the enlisted ranks, Ted has over 30 years experience leading people.

[Corporate Track] In the Mind of the Negotiator: Problem-solving & decision making in the workplace – Jeff Holmes Vice President of Real Estate for maurices
[Entrepreneurial Track] Taking the Leap – Eric Faust Owner of Duluth Coffee Company, Nick Arntz and Elyse Wachendorf of the Happy Wanderer

[Corporate Track] Increase Your Productivity – Pascha Apter of Giant Voices
[Entrepreneurial Track] Spott-On Networking – Pat Spott of Spott Law Office, PA

[Corporate Track] Develop Habits to Build a Successful Life – Karen Stromme of UMD Athletics
[Entrepreneurial Track] Social Media to Grow Your Business – Lucie Amundsen of Locally Laid

12:15pm – 1:00pm Etiquette Luncheon 
Learn the dos and don’ts of dining at the conference’s three course etiquette luncheon presented by event expert Jax Eisenmann, held at Greysolon Ballroom.

1:00 pm Networking Game and Sponsor Booth Visits  

[Corporate Track] Marketing Yourself : Building your personal brand for success – Panel Discussion featuring City Council Member Linda Krug, Brian Hanson of APEX and Pam Solberg-Tapper of Coach for Success

[Entrepreneurial Track] Money Management – Craig Chilcote of Anderson, Kuiti & Asuma, PLLC

3:00pm Keynote Presentation
Work/Life Balance – Don Ness, Mayor of Duluth
Don was elected mayor in 2007 from a field of 12 candidates. Four years later, Ness became the first mayor to run unopposed since Duluth was incorporated in 1887. Despite Don’s extremely busy schedule he has found a way to balance his work and his family life, find out how he does it all.

Click to RSVP for this inspiring event.

Interested in sponsorships? Help us prepare a new generation to lead with vision and passion. Contact Martha Bremer for more information. mbremer@duluthchamber.com; (218) 740-3754.