Crossroads Summit provides development opportunities for all ages
The third Crossroads Summit will be held Thursday, Aug. 20 – a one-day conference designed to allow networking, learning and sharing with young professionals and business and community leaders from across Sioux Falls. It´s sponsored by the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Network and will be held at the Sioux Falls Convention Center.
In its seven years of existence, the Chamber´s Young Professionals Network has grown to more than 1,000 members and developed this solid personal and professional development conference that is held every other year. The event co-chairs are Marty DesLauriers, UBS, and Amy DesLauriers, Lawrence & Schiller.
While the Summit is hosted and organized by the YPN, it is open to everyone in the community to attend. It features two keynote speakers at breakfast and lunch and several breakout sessions covering a wide array of topics...
Chamber, other organizations, help Sioux Falls raise the bar
I see a sense of optimism and confidence in our community. Our city is on track to set another record year in construction permits. Our weekends - and weeknights - are full of activities and events for visitors and residents alike. There´s never been a better time to live and work in the Sioux Falls area.
One of the reasons Sioux Falls continues to host great events and attract more residents and business expansions is that we don´t rest. Your Chamber of Commerce, along with other government and community organizations, continues to raise the bar on our expectations and then backs it up with our accomplishments. It´s not just any one thing that makes this happen – it´s a lot of smaller things added together that have a positive impact on our community´s progress.
One example is our Young Professionals Network - a key initiative in our Chamber´s Leadership Development efforts. This group has grown to more than 1,000 members and will host its third Crossroads Summit one-day conference...