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YP Symposium 2021

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Name: YP Symposium 2021
Date: November 17, 2021
Time: 11:30 AM - 5:00 PM CST
Registration: Sorry, this event is sold out!
Event Description:
The YP Dubuque Symposium 2021 will be held on Wed., November 17th, 11:30 AM - 5:00 PM at Holiday Inn Dubuque.
The Dubuque Area Chamber's Young Professionals Symposium is designed to give its participants an out-of-the-box look at development. Whether it be professional or personal, we strive to present our members with information that will matter as they progress in their careers. We want to be that local resource where Dubuque's workforce attends our events to help them flourish and succeed.
  • 11:30 am – 12 NOON: Registration/Lunch buffet
  • 12:00 – 1:00 pm: Welcome from YP Board President | Opening keynote, Matt Booth, Certified Speaking Professional | Tell Me Something Good! There is an old saying that “attitude is everything”. Is that true? Attitude is the START of everything! Your attitude determines your thoughts and ultimately your actions. Taking control of your attitude is the key to finding success in your life. You’ll leave this program with practical take-a-ways and the motivation to implement them!
  • 1:00 - 1:10 pm: Share Breakouts 1 information/Break
  • 1:10 pm – 2:00 pm: Breakouts 1
    • 1a: Michael Leytem, Leadership Coach and Talent Management Consultant, Catching Leadership | Leadership CultureLearning how to identify and build a culture of leadership.
    • 1b: Alisha Leytem, Certified Wellness Coach | Mindfulness and Wellbeing at WorkHands-on session with tools and techniques to reduce stress and improve health, creativity, and communication.
    • 1c: Pamela Mumm, President and CEO, Certified Speaker, Educator and Executive Coach | Minding Your Own Business
  • 2:00 - 2:10 pm: Break
  • 2:10 pm – 3:00 pm: Breakouts 2
    • 2a: Matt Booth | A positive Attitude in a Negative WorldLearn and take home tools for Negativity, Energy, Engagement, Direction, Souce of Power.
    • 2b: Chad Grall, Sales Manager, Kunkel & Associates | Differentiating from competition/and tactics to effective prospecting. This will be an interactive workshop as you dive into the ongoing challenges sales professionals face today in differentiating from competitors, and also tactics to effectively prospect to new prospects. Chad will go over tactics that he has learned in his 15+ years as a sales/marketing executive, while also brainstorming on what tactics provide the greatest ROI.
    • 2c: Michael & Alisha Leytem | Catching Gold: Improve Your Communication and Coaching Skills. Harnessing the power of intention and mindfulness, learn how to become a more effective communicator and coach.
  • 3:10 pm: Meghan Hackett Award
  • 3:30 – 4:30 pm: Closing keynote, Dr. Liang Chee Wee, President, Northeast Iowa Community College | GRACE: Gratitude through Reflection, Appreciation, Compassion & Equity. Nurturing gratitude through mindful acts of reflection, appreciation, compassion, and equity allows us to experience and spread the joy of fulfillment throughout our lives.
  • 4:30 - 5:00 pm: Giveaways, adjourn
Join us after the event at Gary Dolphin's Iron Bar. The first drink for attendees is complimentary!
Holiday Inn Dubuque/Galena
450 Main St.
Dubuque, IA
Date/Time Information:
11:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Contact Information:
Call the Chamber at 563.557.9200

$69 members and nonmembers
Ultimate & YP Sponsors contact the Chamber about sponsor attendance.

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