Q&A with EMERGE Keynote Speaker Maci Peterson

What excites you about speaking at the EMERGE Summit? I always enjoy speaking to my peers. In so many ways, we are one of the most fortunate generations. I say that because everything is accessible to us and we have so many opportunities with the internet and technology, that we are able to create out […]

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Q&A with Emerge Emcee Caliph Assagai

What excites you about speaking at the EMERGE Summit? I’m excited to get in front of some hungry and excited young professionals and talk about how they can make their dreams a reality. I know they are the current and future leaders of Sacramento, so it will be great to have the opportunity to be […]

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Q&A with Emerge Speaker Urijah Faber

What excites you about speaking at the EMERGE Summit? I like sharing my experiences in front of motivated peers. What does #dareto mean to you? For me that means getting out of your comfort zone. Sometimes that is the hardest thing to do and entrepreneurs are great at it. What do you want to dare […]

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EMERGE 101

We are thrilled you’ll be joining us for the region’s biggest networking, professional development, and civic engagement event of the year, EMERGE Summit, at the Memorial Auditorium, on Thursday, April 6,  2017! Make sure to go online to http://www.emergeypsummit.com/schedule/ read up on the breakout sessions and choose which three you will attend. If you are […]

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Featured EMERGE Artist: MEME

Self-taught graffiti artist and skateboarder Meme hails from Northern California. She started skateboarding at the young age of 15. While at a skate park in Truckee, California, she fell in love with some colorful graffiti on a freight train and since then graffiti has played a large part of her life. Motivated to start something […]

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Featured EMERGE Artist: Ursula X. Young

San Francisco-infused whimsical fairytale illustrations and lush brightly colored, flowering, doe-eyed butterfly women are the trademark of Ursula Xanthe Young’s work, which has made its way on to everything from apparel, murals and restaurant signs, to club flyers, magazine covers, iphone covers and 12″ vinyl record sleeves. Graduate of Parsons School of Design in New […]

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Featured EMERGE Artist: Kyle Lawson

Kyle Lawson (Master of Fine Arts) is a Sacramento (CA) based artist who uses his work to help and inspire others. You’ll find his work in galleries, shops, wineries, charity fundraisers, restaurants, & residences all over town (and also internationally). Kyle also teaches both private and public “Sip & Paint” classes throughout the greater Sacramento […]

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Chamber View: #DareTo Make a Difference

It’s the #DareTo mentality that is driving Metro EDGE’s Emerge Summit on April 6. Each year the Emerge Summit – the largest one-day gathering of young professionals in Northern California – aims to motivate and encourage our young professional workforce to think big and dare to make a difference. Metro EDGE, a program of the […]

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A Day in the Life of an Emerge attendee

Wondering what a day in the life of an Emerge attendee looks like? Here’s a snapshot of what you can expect:   8AM: Mix and mingle with your peers, visit with our sponsors. Drink coffee and nibble on some complimentary breakfast bites. 10AM: Energized by art and performances from local artists, it’s time to grab […]

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