Irvine Chamber of Commerce Announces Inaugural Emerging Professionals Leadership Summit

Irvine, CA (PressExposure) May 22, 2012 -- The Irvine Chamber's Emerging Professionals group is holding a ribbon cutting ceremony at Concordia University of Irvine, Thursday June 14, 2012, to celebrate the establishment of the Emerging Professionals Leadership Summit.

The Leadership Summit, scheduled for October 5, 2012 at the Hilton Irvine, is the Irvine Chamber of Commerce's newest business conference targeting young professionals in Orange County.

The mission of the Irvine Chamber's Emerging Professionals is to educate and develop young individuals to become strong corporate, civic and non-profit leaders through promoting purposeful relationships within the Irvine community.

"Our vision is to create an event that provides participants with an opportunity to obtain leadership skills that are crucial for success in today's fast-paced business world," said Ed Linck, Business Development at the Irvine Chamber. "The Leadership Summit offers young professionals the ability to make personal connections with top executives of major corporations."

The Irvine Chamber's Emerging Professionals have already solidified Concordia University Irvine's School of Business and Professional Studies as the Title Sponsor of the event.

"Concordia is excited to play such a vital role in the inaugural year of the Emerging Professional's Leadership Summit," said Dr. Timothy Peters, Dean of Concordia University's School of Business and Professional Studies. "Developing wise, honorable and cultivated citizens is what drives Concordia; providing aspiring business leaders with the privilege to participate in this event is an opportunity we are very grateful for."

The Irvine Chamber's Emerging Professionals are also partnering in this endeavor with well-known Southern California young professional groups such as The Elite OC, Future Leaders of Our Community (FLOC), Newport Beach Jaycees, Octane and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Orange County.

"The support and insight these established groups have provided to the Emerging Professionals Leadership Summit is invaluable," said Mr. Linck. "Continuing to partner with these groups is essential for growing and maintaining the effectiveness of future Leadership Summits."

The ribbon cutting ceremony will take place from 4:30 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, June 14, 2012 at Concordia University Irvine's Grimm Hall Conference and Reception Room. The Emerging Professionals Leadership Summit will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Friday, October 5, 2012 at the Hilton Irvine. For more information or sponsorship requests regarding the Emerging Professionals Leadership Summit, please contact Ed Linck at (949) 502-4111 or

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Press Release Submitted On: May 22, 2012 at 4:15 pm
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