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The first and only event of its kind in West Texas, join us for the

Abilene Young Professionals Leadership & Development Summit. Activate curiosity and cultivate professional, personal and community growth through intentional development.

why attend?

"AYP Leadership Summit is a conference designed to catalyze personal and professional develop and to assist those interested in growing and empowering a strong Abilene community. This event will not only help expand your professional network, but, you’ll walk away leading with a purpose, and adding value to your organization and to your career." - Samantha Baker, First Financial Bank


For our 2019 Summit, we announced a call for submissions for breakout speaker applications that let to us finding some really talented individuals to help with our speaker line-up. If you're interested in providing high-quality content that is engaging and would provide attendees with takeaways submit an application to Summit! Our theme is Uncharted, and the focus is on professional, personal and community development.


Why are you attending Summit? To grow personally and professionally? To get more engaged in Abilene helping to make it the City you want it to be? You’re not the only one. The Abilene Young Professionals Leadership Summit would not be possible without businesses who care about the same things young professionals do - the community.

Because of businesses and organizations like these, we can make a difference. Please join us in thanking them.