This annual event welcomes hundreds of leaders working with young adults from across New York, and is an interactive event to educate our colleagues from across the northeast about the research and best practices in assisting young adults; inspire front-line staff helping our most vulnerable youth, and help programs network with each other so they are able to jointly problem solve.

Event Registration is Open

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Branded as a presenting sponsor of the 2022 Youth Practitioner’s Learning Lab on all conference materials, receive maximum exposure as your company show’s its support, and directly connects with conference registrants. Secure the ability to moderate a workshop session directly engaging with an audience of youth workforce professionals on a topic of your choice.  

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Lunch is on you!  Your support will be appreciated by each conference registrant when they receive a GrubHub gift card courtesy of your company. Each gift card will come with a special thank you note and can be used to order a lunch that will keep attendees focused and engaged throughout the conference.

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Your generous support at this sponsorship level gains your organization prime exposure and connection by offering high-level recognition on all materials, as well as the opportunity to showcase your organization throughout the conference.

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Who doesn’t like getting free stuff?  Have your logo branded on a piece of conference-themed swag sent to each registrant courtesy of your organization.

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Have a product or service that your organization is looking to present to a focused audience of youth workforce professionals?  Become an exhibitor and have the opportunity to host a 15-minute virtual interactive demonstration during the conference.

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Is there a workshop topic that is important to your organization?  Show your support and sponsor it!  As a workshop sponsor, your organization will be branded as the presenting sponsor of the selected workshop with the opportunity to introduce the workshop.

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Help bring a great day of workshops to an end by presenting the virtual happy hour and co-hosting the entertainment. 

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Support the health and wellness of each attendee by becoming the presenting sponsor of a brief guided meditation/yoga segment to get everyone up and moving.

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Call for Presentations

To meet the needs of our audience, we are soliciting ideas and innovations that have transformed how you deliver services to support youth in both a virtual and in person climate. Specifically, we are looking for innovation in:

  • Youth Engagement
  • Youth Work Experience
  • Year-Round Youth Employment
  • Rural Workforce Development
  • Employer Engagement

If you or your colleagues have a great idea to share on any of these topics and would like to present at our annual conference, we invite you to submit your proposal to us!

A little bit about the Workshop Request for Proposals:

  • Workshop proposals MUST include a title and brief description in order to be considered. NYATEP reserves the right to modify the descriptions that will be printed in conference materials. 
  • We require that all submissions include an interactive element to the presentation to engage participants in each session. This may include, but is not limited to -- opportunities to share between colleagues in small group work or with discussion questions (breakout session); facilitated activities to help attendees understand the content; and or a presentation that solicits audience participation. 
  • Proposals are due NO LATER than 4:00PM on Friday, February 11, 2022
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