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By Ed Curtis, CEO – YTexas
August 13, 2019

Now, more than ever, it is imperative that we stay united in Texas. Our major regions are growing their communities, expanding commerce and forging unique cultures.

Entrepreneurs and enterprises are moving to Texas in record numbers – for the available workforce, access to customer base, centralized location and an improved quality of living.

The YTexas Summit mission

  • Unite Texas regions
  • Showcase top Texas companies
  • Share regional insights
  • Welcome companies new to Texas
  • Promote commerce between Texas companies.

What to expect

The YTexas Summit affords you the ability to learn what is happening around the state in a matter of hours.  Our enterprise exhibitors will put you in the know about upcoming projects, industry advances, and Texas expansion. For instance…

  • How Baylor Scott & White is approaching healthcare solutions in Texas.
  • How Kubota Tractor Corporation is helping solve municipal water issues
  • How Firefly Aerospace plans to take commercial satellites into orbit in the year 2020.
  • How the Houston Astros plan on bringing the World Series Championship back to the Lone Star State.

Agenda

9:00 AM: SHOTGUN START

  • The event will kick-off at 9:00 am with an interactive virtual reality tour of the state of Texas.
  • Exhibitor showcase begins.
  • Private book signing of Why Texas: How Business Discovered the Lone Star State, which features 18 case studies of some of the most impactful corporate relocations into Texas such as Toyota, the Andy Roddick Foundation and the Tim Ferriss Show.
  • The event will feature a “Deal Room”, which will accommodate one-on-one meetings for attendees to network privately – exchange business cards, give a short presentation or just plug in.

10:30 AM-11:30 AM: THE 86TH LEGISLATIVE SESSION WITH RYAN, AT&T, BNSF, GREENBERG TRAURIG

  • Interactive panel discussion on what you need to know about this year’s legislative session – and our ability to sustain our low tax environment. Hosted by Brint Ryan.
  • How the Texas approach to higher education will affect the marketplace. How will the expanding infrastructure aid our growing state.
  • Downloadable white paper summarizing the bills passed this year.

11:30 AM-12:30 PM: LIVE PODCASTS, PRIZE GIVEAWAYS AND LUNCH.

  • CEO Insider Podcast host, Sandy McIlree, will be hosting live interviews with some of the top CEOs in Texas. Sit and listen intently – or peruse the exhibitor booths while you listen over the speaker system.
  • We will be offering flexible eating and seating arrangements to promote networking with your peers – perhaps grab a bite with a potential client.

12:30 PM-1:00 PM: LAUNCH YTEXAS RADIO & 2020 YTEXAS SUMMIT ANNOUNCEMENT

  • While you continue to experience the exhibitor showcase, we will broadcast excerpts from our newest content feature – YTexas Radio. Download the app for streaming content provided by Texas CEOs on the future of our state, who is moving here, music, fun Texas facts and more.
  • Share your experience at the Summit by participating in a short survey – we need your feedback to shape the presentation of the 2020 YTexas Summit
  • When and where will the 2020 YTexas Summit be held?

If you’re an entrepreneur, company executive or burgeoning professional in Austin, Houston or San Antonio be sure to come check us out. If you’re in Dallas, you don’t want to miss out on our high-impact, elite networking event.

Join us as we build the top statewide business event.

Let’s be better together.

2019 YTexas Summit

Friday, September 27, 2019

Ritz-Carlton Dallas.

www.ytexas.com/summit