Emerge - YP Summit

Date: April 26, 2019

Time: 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM

Location: Ray's Plaza Banquet Center
3257 William Street, Cape Girardeau, MO

Early Bird Registration (January 1 - March 31) | $40
Registration (April 1 - April 24) | $60

Attire: Business Casual

Additional Information:

The Emerge YP Summit is a one-day experience that provides a space for dreamers, changemakers, innovators, and open-minded young professionals to get informed, become inspired, and learn what it takes to be a leader. This event provides the tools, resources, and access to community visionaries who will empower the leaders of today and tomorrow to become catalysts for positive change.

At the second annual Emerge Young Professionals Summit, we invite you to activate your curiosity, discover new ways to grow personally and professionally, foster connections, and dig your roots deep into the community to become the leader you were meant to be.

Join more than 150 young professionals in this day-long exploration, fueled by inspiring keynote speakers, insightful panel discussions, motivating change-maker sessions, and opportunities to connect with the leaders of today and tomorrow. We are all in this together.

• Discover, develop and refine your leadership abilities
• Connect with other YPs
• Learn from presenters and peers
• Sharpen your skills
• It's going to be a blast!

• All day Summit access
• Networking with 110+ YPs
• Interactive breakouts and info sessions
• Coffee, breakfast, and lunch
• Free admission into the reception
• Complimentary beverage at reception


Kendra Elaine

Like you, millennial leadership expert Kendra Elaine has heard all the noise in the market surrounding millennials. Every day someone weighs in on how to lead them, what they want from managers, and how to retain and motivate them. Is it snacks? Bean bag chairs and fidget spinners? Or, is it something else entirely?

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Personal service is a legacy that has been passed from generation to generation in the communities Wood & Huston Bank serves. As a community member, they serve in civic leadership and philanthropic capacities. As an independent, full-service community bank, they provide financial services and banking expertise in a manner consistent with the changing needs and demands of their local customers.

Over 140 years after their founding, times are still changing and technology is driving many new products and banking channels. Today, Wood & Huston Bank offers sophisticated financial and banking services in the bank, at the drive-thru, through ATMs and video tellers, electronic banking and mobile devices; however you want it, 24-hours a day.  What sets Wood & Huston Bank apart, they still deliver their products and services with the flexibility and personal attention, to you.

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Photographic Release - In consideration of my engagement as a videotape/photography subject, upon the terms hereinafter stated, by registering for this event, I hereby grant the Cape Girardeau Area Chamber of Commerce, its legal representatives and assigns, those for whom the Cape Girardeau Area Chamber of Commerce is acting, those acting with its authority and permission, the absolute right and permission to copyright and use, re-use and distribute visual and aural representations of me or in which I may be included, in whole or in part, or composite or distorted in character or form, without restriction as to changes or alterations from time to time, in conjunction with my own or a fictitious name, for any purpose whatsoever. I hereby waive any right that I may have to inspect or approve the finished product or products or printed matter that may be used in connection therewith. I hereby warrant that I am of full age and have every right to contract for myself in the above regard. I state further that I have read the above authorization, release and agree prior to its execution, and that I am fully familiar with its content.



Marissa Dirnberger
Kayla Ray
Lorena Pulido
Dana Brune
Taylor Laws
Kristina Mehl
Drew Sherman
Todd Obergoenner
Janice Scherer
Raechel Reinitz
Lauren Dirnberger
Laura Klipfel
Claire Winkleblack
Casey Brunke
Andrew Stone
Tiara Ross
Jordon Stewart
Kate Roth
Cody Green
Suzi Reinwald
Tori Pfau
Amanda Mckinney
Cindy Morgan
Megan Frank
Adam Wendel
Ashley Sides
Leslie Cox
Joseph Keys
Emily Vines
Jordyn Ruble
Kyle Griffin
Gina Martin
Lucas Dirnberger
Alex McElroy
Alyssa Phares
Ashley Metelski
Whitney Quick
Danny Stewart
Cecelia Stroup
Shannon Metcalf
Jennifer Malerich
Elizabeth Huenefeldt
Jennie Buck
Sarah Keys
Megan Fraley
Eric Wilson
Johnna Krueger
Tiffany Brosey
Paige Faircloth
Matt Torbet
Joshua Andrews
Nicolette Brennan
Jessica Sexton
Jessica Burton
Sarah Gibson
Jessica Green
Dakota Deering
Madeline Jones
Brittany Johnson
Jamila Loving
Chris Miller
Lindsay Lambert
Ethan Protzel
Kelly Felter
Monica Meyr
Derrick Biri
Zac Gendron
Erica Bogenpohl
Austin Bollinger
Billy Puckett
Julian Watkins
Lauren Cole
Emily Johnson
Joe Windeknecht
Logan Schlosser
Joseph Jansen
Tammy Barani
Jack Wedemeier
Nichole Cartmell
Andrea Hamm
Tim Vollink
Ashley Morgan
Lindsay Bingaman
Eric Bateman
Amber Burger
Amy Bommarito
Jeremy Nichols
Darcy Lilley
Robby Lemonds
Faizel Khan
Andy Cutrell
Calvina Cutrell
Jessica Espinoza
Becky Poteete
Arron Olivas
Kelly Darby
Sam Rees
Sara Steffens
Audrey Keller
Tony Exler
Lindie Perry
Stephen Schott
Lizzie Hosler
Hanna Mercer
Laura Fumis
Kate Harris
Karley McDaniel
Jen Taylor
Amanda Baert
Chris Cole
Ashton Balsmann
Molly Qualls
Angelica Sides
Additional Attendee
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Abbey Vogel
Jeremiah Johnson
Clint Karnes