Young Professionals Summit 2017: Suit Up. Start Up. Stand Out.


The Young Professionals Summit is a one-day conference organized to provide young adults and professionals a venue for personal growth and professional development.With the theme “Suit Up. Start Up. Stand Out.,” the summit creates a venue for learning how to lead in the workplace, in a business, or in a social enterprise. The whole day summit will happen on March 18, 2017, from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at The Verdure, Henry Sy, Sr. Hall, De La Salle University-Manila.

The summit will feature talks on the following inspiring topics on:

Suit Up: Personal Success how young professionals should develop the right attitude for success by strengthening their personal brand and how to lead in and out of the workplace;

Start Up: Entrepreneurship how pursuing your passion can turn into profit as you grow a business;

Stand Out: Social Enterprise how to stand out by making a difference by leading a social enterprise.

The finale for the summit will be a panel discussion on the steps in venturing on a business – success stories and tips from entrepreneurs and venture capitalists. Innovators, leaders, and advocates were invited to share their expertise on the different areas of entrepreneurship such as: Fabien Courtielle (Head of GK Enchanted Farm Innovations and Founder of Plush and Play), Camille Meloto (Founder and Owner of Human Nature), Rolando Villanueva (President of Blu Coffee Distributors), Benedict Carandang (Vice President for Externals, First Global Alliance) and many more.

The YPS 2017 is co-presented by the Manila Magic Rotary Club, Tripkada, Tag Media and Public Relations, Zoomanity Group, Treetop Adventure Nature Park, and Griffin’s New Zealand Biscuits; with Major sponsor, Grab; and media partners and First Tech Innovative Venture Holdings, Inc.

The Young Professionals Summit is a flagship project of the Lasallian Student Ambassadors for Graduate Education (Lasallian SAGE) and the Office of Student Leadership Involvement, Formation, and Empowerment (Student LIFE) of De La Salle University.

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