March 4, 2020

Countdown till Emerge 2020

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What is Emerge?

EMERGE is a full-day event that brings together entrepreneurs, emerging leaders, business professionals, and community members on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, at the Lexington Convention Center. By unifying Kentucky’s emerging leaders, we are empowering our future leaders to participate through networking, collaboration, and opportunities to plug into the community, and a chance for their voice to be heard. Our communities stand to benefit through better opportunities, more diverse and engaged professionals, and ultimately a stronger economy. This exciting professional development opportunity offers networking, access to community leaders, and education through breakout sessions in a variety of tracks, such as professional, personal, and community.

Emerge 2020

Keynote Speakers

Matt Johnson is an internationally recognized expert in expanding human capacity. He helps organizations and individuals boost performance, achieve more with less, and drive engagement using his proven, science based method.

President, Global Public Affairs. She is responsible for all worldwide government affairs activities for UPS in the over 220 countries and territories it serves.

Emerge 2020

Local Game Changers

Mike Hilton is the president of SparkBase Consulting, helping organizations launch new ideas.

Dr. Virgil Grant is senior pastor of Eastside Community Church in Richmond, Kentucky.

Gathan D. Borden is the Vice President of Marketing for VisitLEX, the Lexington Convention & Visitors Bureau.

Christian Motley is senior manager of policy and partnerships for StriveTogether.

Vitale Buford is an iPEC-certified executive coach, speaker, and change agent.

Raymond Daniels is president of a new venture called Equity Solutions Group (ESG).

Rachel Brand is the Assistant Director of Employer Relations and Community Outreach at UK.

Toa Green is the Owner/Operator of Crank & Boom Craft Ice Cream.

Agenda
Emerge 2020 Conference

Agenda Detail

BREAKOUT SESSION TOPICS WILL INCLUDE:

  • Marketing Yourself
  • Working Towards Long Term Permanent Change 
  • Lexington from the Youth Perspective 
  • Corporate Innovation
  • How to Create an Inclusive Team
  • Social Media Marketing w/Country Boy Brewing
  • The Power of Imperfection
  • Deep Dive: Enneagram Assessment
  • Lexington Co-Creators 
  • Tourism: Marketing the Community
  • Taking Advantage of the Gig Economy
  • Engaging Your Network
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