Young Professionals of Knoxville Impact Awards Gala
The YPK Impact Awards Gala will honor local businesses that empower and promote young professionals. Cocktails begin at 6:30 p.m. with the program at 7:30. The event features heavy hors ‘doeuvres, drinks and live music by Cindi Alpert & The Groove. The emcees are WBIR-TV’s Mary Scott and the Vol Network’s Brandon Parks.
In addition to recognizing three companies, YPK this year will honor six individuals – one mentor and five young professionals. Longtime restaurant proprietor Bill Regas will be presented with the 2015 Inaugural Mentor of the Year award. The other award categories include: Outstanding Young Professionals (five awards); small business (under 50 employees); large business (51+ employees); and nonprofit organization.