Emerging Leaders / Young Professionals

September 24 - 27, 2018 | Indiana Convention Center, JW Marriott and Hyatt Regency Hotels, Indianapolis, Indiana Show Dates: September 25 & 26

AICC Emerging Leaders & TAPPI Young Professionals

Corrugated Week - Training & Events*


Monday, September 24, 2018

VIP Reception: 5:30 pm - 6:00 pm, JW Marriott Hotel

AICC Emerging Leaders (EL) and TAPPI Young Professionals (YP) are invited to attend a special VIP reception on Monday, September 24 from 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm at the JW Marriott Indianapolis.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

EP/YP Lunch & Group Tours of the Corrugated Week Exhibit Show Floor: 11:30 am - 4:00 pm, Indianapolis Convention Center

EL & YP’s will meet for lunch followed by group tours and scavenger hunt on the Corrugated Week Exhibit Floor.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

EP/YP Training Session: 8:00 am - 9:30 am, Indianapolis Convention Center

The training session will open with an update from Mary Ann Hansen,  Paper + Packaging Board reporting on their advocacy on behalf of the industry to create greater market demand.



Next, Tonya Kowa-Morelli, President and Joe Morelli, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, Huston Patterson Printers will discuss their strategies and struggles in “Navigating the Challenges of Balancing Family Business, Business Leadership, and Home Life”. This topic is on the minds of most young professionals who juggle workloads, manage relationships and family responsibilities, and try to find time for hobbies and fitness.

EP/YP Optional Off-Site Networking Event: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Punch Bowl Social

Join the EL's and YP's for a night of fun, games and networking at Punch Bowl Social. Attendees will have exclusive access to two bowling lanes, the Dart Lounge, a ping pong table, Bonzini, Connect Four, Karaoke, and shuffle board.   Taco Truck Dinner & Dessert Included – Cash Bar Available.



The price of $175 per person includes taco truck dinner & dessert and all taxes and fees. Punch Bowl Social is conveniently located three blocks from the Indianapolis Convention Center.

*Unless otherwise noted, all events are included with your Corrugated Week conference registration - however you must indicate your planned attendance when registering.