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RYP Professional Development: Entrepreneur Expo

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Memorial Art Gallery of University of Rochester - 500 University Ave, Rochester NY
          Rochester’s youngest business owners will be the focus of Rochester Young Professionals Entrepreneurs Expo, a networking and business event on Thursday, October 25 between 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. at the Memorial Art Gallery. The free expo will showcase more than 30 businesses owned by young professionals.
             “A story of a young person who chooses to establish and grow a business locally is a success story about the future of Rochester,” said Steve Vogt, president, RYP. “This event will inspire our entire community, from students thinking about starting a career in Rochester, to young professionals who aspire to start their own business, to community and business leaders seeking young talent.”

Event Format:

The young professional business showcase will run from 5:30-8:30pm for all attendees.The expo will include special educational sessions starting at 6:00, 6:30, 7:00 and 7:30 p.m.. featuring perspectives and education from young business owners on the benefits of developing a company in Rochester.

Featured organizations include: Rochester Young Professionals (RYP),  Memorial Art Gallery Young Professionals, Simon Graduate School of Business, , Rochester Business Alliance, Rochester Business Journal, Prime3Coaching, Sweet Pea Print & High Tech Rochester.


Special Event Discounts, Promotions, & Facts:

  • We will have a cash bar in addition, the event occurs during the "Max at the Gallery Tapas Night", which will allow attendees to purchase food, listen to live music, and visit the art gallery at half-price general admission
  • Many of the businesses will have give-aways and special promotions that are only available by visiting their tables
  • RYP will be handing our our special discount card to all attendees which includes additional discounts provided by businesses in attendance, in addition to many that we could not feature at this event. Go to: 
  • Businesses and discounts will be listed shortly
  • This event is open to the entire Rochester community

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