6300 Ocean Drive, Unit 5741 Corpus Christi, TX 78412
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Ideas Week

SAVE THE WEEK…

Ideas Week 2018 is HERE!

So what is Ideas Week exactly? Ideas Week is dedicated to promoting new, innovative ideas, organizations, and companies in Corpus Christi. Ideas Week Events will be an opportunity to share ideas, solve problems, and find out about the great things happening in our community. Voice your ideas and turn on your creativity!

We’ve packed the week with 10 events, many of which our free!
Check out the full schedule below and don’t forget to visit our Facebook page for more information.

The fun kicks-off on Monday, April 30th…we’ll see you there!

– BREAKFAST & LUNCH EVENTS –

NOT MY FIRST RODEO: BUC DAYS HISTORY
Monday, April 30th

11:00am to 1:00pm
Rudy’s Bar-B-Q
Free – RSVP Required

Johnny Philipello, President & CEO of the Buccaneer Commission, will enlighten attendees of the rich history of the Buc Days parade & rodeo; explain how the Buc Days events have grown and transformed in recent years, plus and his give his vision for the future of Corpus Christi’s greatest tradition, Buc Days! Lunch will be provided…Registration is REQUIRED and LIMITED!

CORPUS CHRISTI FC: KICKIN’ IT WITH THE SHARKS
Tuesday, May 1st

11:30am to 1:00pm
House of Rock
Free – RSVP Required

Sammy Giraldo, the Head Coach for the Corpus Christi Sharks Football Club will give a presentation on the organization bringing a new sport to the Coastal Bend. Coach Giraldo specifically talk about what it will bring to our community, plus you’ll get a chance to meet a few of the new Sharks’ players. Lunch will be provided…Registration is REQUIRED and LIMITED!

CCU40 AWARDS BREAKFAST
Tuesday, May 2nd

7:30am to 9:00am
Solomon P. Ortiz International Center
Tickets & Sponsorships Available

Join us for our annual Award Breakfast honoring Corpus Christi’s best men and women under 40. We’ll also be unveiling this year’s ‘Person of the Year!’ Doors for the event, and a breakfast buffet will be served at 7:30am. The program begins at 8:00am.

Individual tickets are on-sale at the link above for $45 each. Sponsorships are also available starting at $500. For more information please contact Russell Wagner at 361.825.2352 or e-mail ‘CCU40@ybpcb.com.’ Information on Sponsorships can be found at www.YBPCB.com.

Half of the proceeds for this year’s CCU40 Events benefits CAMP ARANZAZU of Rockport, Texas!

LOW-DOWN ON THE DA
Thursday, May 3rd

11:30am to 1:00pm
Nueces County Courthouse
Free – RSVP Required

Come get an EXCLUSIVE Behind-the-Scenes Tour of the District Attorney’s office! Learn the low-down on Mark Gonzales and his team of Young Professionals making a difference in Nueces County in the prosecution of criminal offenses. Lunch will be provided by our friends at H-E-B…Registration is REQUIRED and LIMITED!

BUILD A BRIDGE: HARBOR BRIDGE PROJECT UPDATE
Friday, May 4th

11:30am to 1:00pm
Solomon P. Ortiz International Center
Free – RSVP Required

Join us for an exciting update from the team building the country’s longest bridge! Lorrette Williams from Flatiron/Dragados will give an exclusive behind-the-scenes look into TXdot’s largest project to date, including what the new bridge will look like, followed by a Q&A session. Lunch will be provided…Registration is REQUIRED and LIMITED!

– EVENING EVENTS –

SEE WHAT’S BREWING: CC’S NEW BREW SCENE
Monday, April 30th

6:00 to 8:00pm
Rebel Toad Brewing Co.
Free – RSVP Required

In the last 5 years, the Corpus Christi craft beer scene has EXPLODED! Come learn about the ins-and-outs of starting a brewery, brewing beer, and about the up and coming craft beer scene here in the Coastal Bend. We will discuss the art, science, and economics of the rapidly growing space. Seats are limited, so don’t forget to RSVP!

TACO’BOUT TACO TUESDAY
Tuesday, May 1st

6:00 to 8:00pm
Oso Grill & Pier
Free – RSVP Required

Its Tuesday! So come hang with the Young Business Professionals as we Taco’bout this food truck craze gripping the Coastal bend. We’ll join a little of the new school- one of the Premier Food Trucks in the city, Taquitos Mi Tierra, and the most legendary of the old school, the Oso Grill and Pier in a friendly rivalry where we are the winners because..TACOS. ALL. THE. TACOS! Seats are limited, so don’t forget to RSVP!

APP-Y HOUR
Wednesday, May 2nd

6:00 to 8:00pm
BKK Thai Kitchen + Bar
Free – RSVP Required

Learn how to work smarter by using the latest apps and services to improve your workflow. Jonathan Swindle, owner of Hi-Res Media Group and co-founder of AXOM Foundry, will highlight the best apps to supercharge your productivity. Focus your time and energy on what matters most, and let apps help you with the rest. Featured happy hour drinks and appetizers will be provided by our sponsors: Wet Silver Photography, Caliber Home Loans, Inc., and BKK thai kitchen + bar!

Seats are limited, so don’t forget to RSVP!

SPEED NETWORKING
Tuesday, May 3rd

6:00 to 8:00pm
The Cosmopolitan of Corpus Christi
Free for YBP Members and Cosmopolitan Resident ($10 for non-members)

Trying to climb the corporate ladder or just make new friends in town? Let us help you ride the elevator to the top through our annual speed networking event at one of Corpus Christi’s newest and most luxurious apartments; The Cosmopolitan.

Whether you’re a networking pro or newbie, you’re in store for an exciting evening where you’ll meet professionals from an array of industries for an all-out networking extravaganza. Don’t forget your business cards! Speed networking is sponsored by The Cosmopolitan of Corpus Christi.

Registration is REQUIRED. This event is free for all YBP Members and Cosmopolitan Residents, just $10 for everyone else…see you then!