Generation Dayton is offering a Speaker Series for 2011 that will be a great opportunity for young professionals to “network-up.” These events will bring young professionals and local business leaders together, offering frequent high-level professional development and mentoring opportunities.
“The 2011 Speaker Series will provide a unique opportunity for young professionals to meet, network with, and learn from top-level businesses and community leaders who have a desire and passion to share their expertise with tomorrow’s leaders,” says Generation Dayton Chair, Jennifer Rettig.
The list of speakers includes Phil Parker, President and CEO of the Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce, Debbie Lieberman, Montgomery County Commissioner, Neil Arthur, Publisher of the Dayton Business Journal, Peggy Lehner, Ohio Senator for the 6th District, and many more. Sample topics include the Economic State of the Dayton Region and Climbing the News Ladder in the Digital Age.
The first lunch will be held on January 28th at the Crowne Plaza. Former Governor Taft will be speaking on the topic of Education and Innovation.
Visit www.generationdayton.org for details about the event and organization, or visit Generation Dayton on Facebook at www.facebook.com/GenDayton. For a list of upcoming speakers and topics lined up, please see below:
|Fourth Friday Lunch||January 28, 2011||Stars Lounge, Crowne Plaza||Former Governor Taft||Education and Innovation|
|Business & Breakfast||February 15, 2011||Racquet Club||Phil Parker, President and CEO of Dayton Area Chamber of Commerce||Generation Dayton’s Role in the Overall Mission of the Dayton Chamber of Commerce|
|Fourth Friday Lunch||February 25, 2011||Dayton Art Institute||Ginny Strausburg, Director, DP&L Foundation||Choosing Board Positions Wisely: Questions Young Professionals Should Ask|
|Business & Breakfast||March 15, 2011||Cracker Barrel, Miller Lane||Debbie Lieberman, Montgomery County Commissioner||Montgomery County Economic Update|
|Fourth Friday Lunch||March 25, 2011||Schuster Center Donor Lounge||Ken Neufeld, President and CEO of the Victoria Theatre Association||Get Excited About the Arts in Dayton|
|Business & Breakfast||April 19, 2011||Mimi’s||Neil Arthur, Publisher of the Dayton Business Journal||Climbing the News Ladder in the Digital Age|
|Fourth Friday Lunch||April 29, 2011||Norton’s||Peggy Lehner, Ohio Senator for the 6th District||Update on Ohio’s State Budget|
|Business & Breakfast||May 17, 2011||First Watch, Kettering||Dr. Steven Johnson, President of Sinclair Community College||TBA|
|Fourth Friday Lunch||May 27, 2011||Racquet Club||Jim Leftwich, CEO and President of Dayton Development Coalition||Economic State of the Dayton Region|
|Business & Breakfast||June 21, 2011||Courtyard by Marriott, University of Dayton||Allen Elijah, United Way of the Greater Dayton Area||The Aladdin Factor- One of the Greatest Lessons You’ll Ever Learn|
|Fourth Friday Lunch||June 24, 2011||Amber Rose||Dr. Roy Chew, President of Kettering Medical Center||Healthcare Reform and It’s Impact on You|
RSVP’s are required for attendance. Please RSVP to [email protected]
Generation Dayton, established in 2006, is the place for the diverse pool of talented young professionals who live and work in the Dayton region to meet, network, learn, grow and establish themselves as integral components in the future success of the Dayton region.