As it preps for a busy start to the summer months, independent retail buying group BrandSource announced details for its Young Professionals University event and unveiled the Heavy Hitters program planned for its Convention in Las Vegas.
The annual Young Professionals University (YPU) event, which was started in 2016, will be held in Tahoe, California June 11-14. The event is designed to bring together the next generation of industry leaders for a week of education and networking. More than 20 speakers from a wide range of areas within the industry will offer business advice to members in their 20s, 30s, and 40s.
The educational sessions at this year’s YPU will cover everything from nuts-and-bolts business training, to better understanding co-workers, and finding common ground. Specific sessions include: Best and worst marketing ideas; rebranding; communication styles of men and women; how different generations work together; and strategies to build customer loyalty and drive profitability, among others.