Another successful SITE Young Leaders Conference has come and gone but the memories and relationships made last week in Las Vegas, Nevada will be sure to continue to resonate through the young minds of our industry. From what we have learned from past SITE Young Leaders Conferences, these relationships will become deeply rooted friendships, mentorships, and peer support. What facilitates these outcomes? A great venue, global participants, and thought-provoking content.
The Incentive for Excellence
Let’s start with reflecting on what kind of member you currently are: Are you a member who attends only one or two events a year? Or a member who attends all events but still isn’t seeing the ROI? Or one who attends all events and is involved on a committee or volunteer position?
Over the past few years our Young Leaders have been instrumental with the growth of our chapter not only with membership recruitment, but with exciting and fun educational opportunities, untraditional networking events, and volunteering with over 6 local grassroots charities that have been selected as our Holiday Event charities.
The SITE Global Young Leaders Conference is our favorite every year! This year was beyond amazing. For many of us it was our 2nd and 3rd years attending, however for a few of us it was our first year. The program truly exceeded all of our expectations. Thank you to IMEX America and the SITE SoCal Board of Directors for granting us the unique opportunity to attend. We were fortunate enough to have the registration hosted for 10 of our Young Leaders here in the Southern California Chapter.
SITE Southern California Young Leaders worked alongside the Beauty Bus Foundation this week to help pack 600 gift bags for chronically or terminally ill men, women, and children. What a wonderful and inspiring opportunity to work with one of the three charities we highlighted at our 2014 Holiday Event.