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POWERING THE FUTURE OF TEXAS

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2024 | 9am-2pm

AT&T STADIUM | ARLINGTON, TEXAS

2023 AMBASSADORS

ABOUT THE SUMMIT

The YTexas Summit is the only event that brings the entire Texas business community together to stimulate business growth – breaking down regional barriers to move the needle on the most complex challenges in Texas.

This event is an annual celebration of the innovation occurring in all corners of the state. It is a showcase of a supply chain network for companies who have recently relocated and invested here – and an invitation for out-of-state businesses to find out how to get here.

The YTexas Summit is a place where leadership addresses one of our biggest challenges, growing and maintaining a talented workforce. If you are a player in Texas, or yearn to be one, join us and share your Texas story on one of the greatest stages in the world – AT&T stadium – home of the Dallas Cowboys!

TELL YOUR TEXAS STORY!

TICKET

  • (1) pass to the YTexas Summit
  • All access pass for on-field networking and lunch buffet
  • Name listing on the event program
  • YTexas Insider monthly updates
  • Access to “Road to the Summit” Events

Limited to first 2,000 guests

Tickets open: April 1,

$250 (Wait list)

VIP (SOLD OUT)

  • (1) pass to the Summit
  • (1) pass to Summit VIP reception + PGA golf event
  • All  access pass for on-field networking plus VIP luncheon
  • Name listing on the event program
  • YTexas insider monthly updates
  • Discounts to “Road to the Summit” event
(SOLD OUT)

TEAM PASS

  • (5) passes to the Summit
  • (5) passes to Summit VIP reception + PGA golf event
  • All access pass for on-field networking plus VIP lunch
  • Logo on event program and stadium ribbon boards
  • Exclusive access to monthly updates via YTexas app and contributor on YTexas.com
  • Discounts to “Road to the Summit” events
$2,500

BRAND SPONSOR

  • (5) passes to the Summit
  • (5) passes to VIP reception + PGA golf event
  • All access pass plus On-field industry exhibit area (power included) or logo on Jumbotron and stadium ribbon boards.
  • Exclusive access to attendees via YTexas app and contributor on YTexas.com
  • Discounts to “Road to the Summit” events
$5,000

SUMMIT AGENDA

DAY 1: MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30 | FRISCO, TEXAS

LOUNGE BY TOPGOLF, PGA DISTRICT

9:00am – 1:00pm: WELCOME BREAKFAST & LUNCH | PGA OF AMERICA DISTRICT in FRISCO

We kick-off the 2024 Summit with an experience at the new PGA of America district in Frisco, Texas. Bring your team for a world class retreat and enjoy a day of team building golf experiences, contests, and shopping in the district.

When the PGA of America announced it was relocating its HQ to Texas, the city, region and state rallied around this project. Hear from PGA leadership, real estate investors and economic development professionals on the potential this project will have in Texas.

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The Swing: Professional Short Game Golf Course

10:00am: 2024 YTX CHALLENGE CUP

The YTX Challenge is a Par 3 golf tournament held on “The Swing”, a 10 hole course in the heart of the PGA of America district.

The YTX Challenge is a tournament for teams of up to 5, competing in a 100 player tournament with hole distances of 90-125 feet. Join this Texas team-building event and fundraiser for our YTX Leadership Academy (YTXLA). The YTXLA is a 501c(3) program that hosts 500 Texas high school and college students at AT&T Stadium to discover career pathways, meet CEOs, and find internship opportunities at Texas companies.

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PGA HEADQUARTERS, FRISCO, TX

12:00pm: CEO ROUNDTABLE (by invitation)

The CEO Roundtable is for an exclusive group of invited leaders in Texas to discuss and help solve the most challenging issues facing our growing state.

This event will be an annual “Davos” type meeting with CEOs, mayors and chancellors, sharing market-based solutions that can augment the great work already being done at the state level. A report will be delivered in Q4 based on the results of the Roundtable.

HEARSAY RESTAURANT, ARLINGTON, TX

6:30pm: SUMMIT VIP RECEPTION – ARLINGTON, TX

The VIP reception will be an evening event hosted in Arlington, Texas. This event hosts an estimated 300 ambassadors attending the Summit. The reception is one of our fan-favorites, where visitors and Texas natives convene.

Hotel rooms will be available at Loews Hotel, in walking distance to both the VIP reception and Summit at AT&T Stadium. This evening, bring your team of guests to meet and greet in this amazing Arlington district. The event always brings surprises including remarks from Texas leadership and celebrity guest appearances.

How to attend

DAY 2: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1 | AT&T STADIUM - ARLINGTON, TX

AT&T STADIUM, ARLINGTON, TX

8:30am: WELCOME TO THE YTEXAS SUMMIT

The 2024 YTexas Summit convenes 2500 business professionals representing over 500 companies making an impact in Texas. The event brings a unique mix of people together, including executives, mayors, university chancellors and students.

This year’s Summit titled “Powering the Future of Texas” puts a spotlight on the most attractive market in the world for business expansion and investment. This is the ONLY event in Texas that brings the full ecosystem of leadership in Texas together to celebrate and accelerate business within the state.

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EXHIBIT SHOWCASE:

Firefly Aerospace

9:ooam – 2:00pm: ON-FIELD EXHIBIT MARKETPLACE

The event exhibit marketplace takes place on the field at AT&T stadium where professionals can grow a vendor/supply chain network with hundreds of businesses and educational leaders from across the state.

The field has 24 exhibit areas showcasing high-growth industries and the problems they are solving for civilization. In addition, exhibits will spotlight fast growing regions and the top educational institutions producing the state’s skilled workforce.

If you have a unique value proposition to promote, and want a big stage, reach out to us today. Field space will be filled on a first-come first-served basis. See map below.

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Dallas Cowboys Press Room

9:30am – NFL-STYLE INTERNSHIP SIGNING BEGINS

Every year at the Summit, we invite 500 students from all corners of Texas to learn the value of networking – and experience career pathways in Texas.

This year, we are creating an NFL-like environment for these students to take action and have their “signing day” to apply for internships and college admission in the Cowboys Press. Students will navigate the on-field marketplace to meet with representatives and see first hand how business is conducted.

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Entertainment & Sports Professionals

10:00am – KEYNOTE PRESENTATIONS: THE FUTURE OF SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Every hour on-the-hour, we will have short TedX-style presentations or fireside chats with highly influential Texans. At 10am, we will start our Sports & Entertainment session.

The Sports industry is blossoming in Texas, with new world-class venues being built for the largest sporting events in the World. Technology is changing the landscape. The Entertainment is taking fold in Texas as well, with an increased interest in shooting block buster films and documentaries right here in the Lone Star State.

2023 Keynote: Dennis Quaid, Actor and Houstonian

11:00am – KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: THE FUTURE WORKFORCE

At the 11:ooam hour, we will have short TedX-style presentations or fireside chats with highly influential Texans discussing the future workforce in Texas.

Texas executives, university Chancellors, Mayors and others will present unique approaches to ground-breaking workforce development tactics for the next generation. Gaming, training, influencer marketing, AI and robotics are just a few examples of the interesting content coming out of this session.

Miller Lite & Bank of America Lounge

12:00pm – VIP LUNCHEON:

A limited seating experience for ambassadors-only, our VIP luncheon will be held in the Bank of America lounge and Miller Lite Clubs. Seating options in suites, barstools and table tops will create a networking environment second to none.

Luncheon sponsors will present a highly interactive digital presentation on over 50 screens across the room, to bring you bursts of content while you enjoy lunch and mingle with fellow guests.

Sponsor the luncheon

Main on-field stage

1:00pm – KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: THE FUTURE OF TECHNOLOGY IN TEXAS

At the 1:oopm hour, we will have short TedX-style presentations or fireside chats with highly influential Texans discussing the future of technology in Texas.

Texas entrepreneurs will present unique technological advances solving the world’s problems will take center stage. Traffic control, water conservation, intelligent infrastructure, data mining and a variety of topics will grab your attention at this last session. The Texas business landscape provides a platform for innovation – and the world is paying attention.

Main on-field stage

1:30pm – 2:pm: EXHIBITOR NETWORKING LAST CALL

The event will close-out with an open platform for a last look at exhibit showcases and the various contest results of each area. The YTX Challenge Cup winners be recorded on the Cup for a lifetime recognition.

Get a first-hand look at what we have planned for 2025 and make sure you stay in touch with event vendors/suppliers through the YTexas app. A special thank you will be given for all of our out-of-town visitors, many from across the globe, who will be exhibiting in various locations across the field. We will be tracking how quickly they relocate or expand operations in the Lone Star State.

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SUMMIT TOPICS

AI & MACHINE LEARNING

AUTONOMOUS & ELECTRIC VEHICLES

AGRICULTURE

ADVANCED MANUFACTURING

BIOTECHNOLOGY

BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY

CORPORATE BRANDING & NETWORKING

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

CREDIT & INCENTIVES

DEVELOPING SUPPLY CHAIN RELATIONS

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS

INTELLIGENT INFRASTRUCTURE

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS

INTERNATIONAL RELOCATION

LEGISLATION & PUBLIC POLICY

NATIONAL DEFENSE & CYBERSECURITY

RELOCATION CASE STUDIES

REAL ESTATE DEVELOPMENT

REGIONS: NORTH TEXAS (DFW MSA)

REGIONS: SOUTH TEXAS (ALAMO REGION)

REGIONS: CENTRAL TEXAS (AUSTIN MSA)

REGIONS: EAST & DEEP EAST TEXAS

REGIONS: WEST TEXAS AND HIGH PLAINS

REGIONS: GULF REGION (HOUSTON MSA)

POWER & ENERGY

SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT

SITE SELECTION

SPACE TECHNOLOGY

TRANSPORTATION & LOGISTICS

TRANSITIONING EMPLOYEES

UNIVERSITY & WORKFORCE RELATIONS

VENTURE CAPITAL & PRIVATE EQUITY

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT