5th Annual LEAD Summit Presented by Texas Mutual Insurance Company

Friday, April 29, 2022 (8:00 AM - 6:30 PM) (CDT)


Ticket sales have closed. No tickets will be sold at the event and only registered guests will be admitted. 

Email events@austinyoungchamber.org if you have any questions.

The LEAD Summit (Learn | Explore | Act | Develop) Presented by Texas Mutual Insurance Company is a one-day conference for young professionals hosted by the Austin Young Chamber. Combining learning and action, the Summit strengthens the pipeline of leaders in Central Texas through education, connection, and engagement. This year’s sessions and topics have been carefully curated by members to support entrepreneurship, management, early career, diversity, equity, and inclusion, change, and wellness.

View Announced Sessions Here
(see mobile friendly list of sessions here)

View Announced Speakers Here
(see mobile friendly list of speakers here)

The in-person event will take place on Friday, April 29, 2022 at the University of Texas LBJ Auditorium and Thompson Conference Center and will feature:

KeynoteInteractive SessionsWellness ActivitiesNetworkingHappy Hour

What Your Ticket Gets You

  • Access to sessions throughout the day and post-event access to recordings of the morning panel conversations

  • Breakfast, snacks, and lunch during the day plus light bites and drinks at the happy hour

  • Goodie bag* from Texas Mutual Insurance Company featuring items from our other sponsors and partners

  • Networking! Opportunity to meet and network with the speakers and other Central Texas young professionals


Stay In the Deep End with Daron K. Roberts

In this talk, former NFL coach Daron K. Roberts will provide lifestyle design strategies to jumpstart your journey to success. Complacency is the enemy, and Daron's keynote will equip you with the tools to wage war against your status quo.

Daron K. Roberts is a former NFL coach, leadership coach and author of A Kids Book About Empathy and Call an Audible. Call an Audible was named a #1 New Release and Best Seller by Amazon and Sports Illustrated selected the book as one of its “Best Sports Business Books of 2017.” Oprah selected A Kids Book About Empathy as one of her Favorite Things of 2020.

He’s a co-founder of Amass - an end-to-end wealth launchpad and investment platform for Black Americans and formerly served as a partner with Notley Ventures. Since 2014, Roberts has served as the founding director of the Center for Sports Leadership and Innovation (CSLi) at the University of Texas. The Center is the first university-based institute dedicated to developing leadership and character curricula for high school, collegiate and professional athletes.

Overview of the Day

See announced sessions and details here

8:00amRegistration & Networking
9:00amWelcome to LEAD Summit
10:00amMorning Breakouts
11:15amRoundtable Retrospectives
12:45pmWellness Breakouts
1:30pmAfternoon Workshops
5:00pmNetworking Mixer

Thank You to Our LEAD Summit Sponsors


Thank You to Our 2022 Community Partners

In-Person Event Expectations for Attendees:

✅ Masks are strongly recommended for high-risk attendees when not actively eating or drinking

✅ Wash or sanitize your hands frequently

Stay home when appropriate

✅ The Austin Young Chamber reserves the right to update these protocols should City, County, and/or State guidelines change.

Please Note: 

  • This is a 21+ event.
  • Tickets are non-refundable but can be transferred to other individuals. You must email us at events@austinyoungchamber.org to transfer your ticket by 12pm on Monday, April 25th.
  • Your ticket does not include a +1. Each individual must purchase a ticket.
  • *Goodie bag available for the first 250 attendees

AYC Corporate/Elite Member = $145

AYC General Member = $165

Non-Member = $195

Student = $85

Group Rate (purchase 5 or more Non-Member tickets at one time) = $125 per ticket

  • Please note the group rate only applies when 5 or more of the Non-Member tickets are added when registering.

Registration will close on April 27th. To receive your preferred lunch option, you must register by April 15th.

Tickets will not be sold at the door. You must register in advance.

Thompson Conference Center
Thompson Conference Center, 2405 Robert Dedman Dr.
Austin, TX 78712 United States
Event Contact
Mel Martin
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Friday, April 29, 2022 (8:00 AM - 6:30 PM) (CDT)
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