Jonesboro Young Professionals Network is an organization designed to create networking and educational
opportunities, support community involvement and promote an overall investment in the future of Jonesboro
and Northeast Arkansas. The goal of JYPN is to cultivate young, talented and educated professionals in
Northeast Arkansas as future executives and leaders in our community. JYPN was founded by the Jonesboro
Regional Chamber of Commerce Business Network Committee as an organization for professionals ages
Complete leaders are professional, dedicated and civic-minded people who have a clear vision for making
their communities great places to live and work. Participating in professionals groups strengthens the bonds
that members have with their cities and towns and increases the chances that they will stay and contribute to
future growth and success.
The Leadership Conference is an opportunity to meet like-minded individuals with similar interests, concerns
and overall goals for the future of Arkansas. The conference is intended to foster and develop leadership
skills with other professionals in the region. The event will include local community leaders as speakers,
networking events and social activities, all promoting interaction between attendees.
The Leadership Conference will be held at the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday,
March 13th. The conference sessions will consist of topics relating to mental health, social media, community
service, entrepreneurship, leadership traits and team building. There will be a pre-conference social and
silent auction benefiting the Food Bank of Northeast Arkansas on the evening of March 12th featuring hors
d’oeuvres, networking, and entertainment.
The conference planning committee projects attendance of 80-90 attendees including members of the
Jonesboro Young Professionals Network in addition to other professionals in the region.