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Founders’ Day 2018

Fri, Jul 27 · 6:30p 11:00p

Founders’ Day, a YPW Awards Gala is an annual celebration that honors Wichita’s exceptional young professionals and supporters who continue to have a positive impact in our community and strive to make it the heartland’s premiere destination to grow companies, communities and careers.Join us for an exciting evening at Botanica, The Wichita Gardens, as we celebrate the amazing accomplishments of these exceptional individuals and companies!The timeline for the evening includes the following:6:30 p.m.: Check-in beginsDress is cocktail attire or business professional6:30 p.m.: CocktailsComplimentary beer and wine, as well as cash bar for liquor, available throughout the evening7:00 p.m.: DinnerCatered from Corporate Caterers, the company that brings you food at AVI and Drury Plaza Hotel8:00 p.m.: YPW Awards Ceremony – learn more about the awards, and vote for YP Choice Award, honoring the individuals and companies who have gone above and beyond to improve our community9:00 p.m.: Post-Award CelebrationDance and mingle while enjoying entertainment and video mixing from DJ CarbonYPs will enjoy the fun of a photobooth during the cocktail hour and post-awards celebration. Founders’ Day is the premiere YPW event of the year and will likely sell out, so get your tickets soon!To see photos from last year’s event, check out our album on Facebook.REGISTER – Registration closes on Monday, July 23. Dietary restrictions must be communicated by noon, July 24 to be met. All attendees must be 21 or older.
Want a table for you and your friends? Buy a table at the registration link (10 tickets) and have your friends reimburse you. We recommend using apps like Square Cash or Venmo to make it easy.
 Thank you to the sponsors who make this event possible!Host SponsorDistinguished YP Award SponsorWMC0709 Wesley Healthcare_Stacked_2C_FAInnovations in Business Award SponsorYP Choice Award Sponsor   Corporate Table Sponsors
General SponsorsHRW_Color_Wide2     Desserts donated by Cocoa Dolce, Great Harvest Bread Co.Award services provided by Automation-Plus Inc.Respecting the privacy of all members, YPW discourages the solicitation of goods; services; and educational, promotional, or employment opportunities at all YPW events, activities, and programs. In short, please bring your business cards, not your brochures, samples, or other promotional items.Registrants of YPW events agree to allow YPW and its official photographer(s) to photograph them in the context of the event. Footage captured by the official YPW photographer may be posted on social media, shared with media outlets, and/or used in future print and electronic promotional materials. For questions or concerns, please call 316.268.1171 or email acabral@wichitachamber.org.


  • Date:
    Jul 27, 2018
  • Time:
    6:30 pm–11:00 pm
  • Cost:
    $45 – $425
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