GearUp4Success

Was a Success!

The Conference

Over 750 area students and teachers attended this year's event at UM Flint's Riverfront Center. We had 12 amazing speakers (all from the Flint area) that provided attendees with the skills and mindsets they need on their journey to success and independence as well as a special message from Governor Gretchen Whitmer.

Speaker Highlights

More speakers are being added everyday!

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Linnell Jones-McKennEy

Flint’s first professional women’s basketball player and Founder of School of Champions.

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Travis Thomas

Speaker, Life Coach and Trainer helping others live a life of, “YES and…”

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Kiara Tyler

Founder and CEO of Flint-based clothing company, Kalm Clothing LLC.

The full speaker list includes:

- Linnell Jones-McKennEy
- Travis Thomas
- Kiara Tyler
- Isaiah Oliver
- Chris Swanson
- Paul Artale
- Rayshawn Riley
- Cherrisse Bradley
- James Mayfield

Eventbrite Tickets

Tickets are available for individual sale here: https://gearup4successflint.eventbrite.com

Sponsorship Inquiry

Interested in becoming a Sponsor? We would love to hear from you!

Please fill out the form below and we will be in contact shortly.

Corporate: $10,000

  • Pays for 400 students and teachers to attend event

  • Prominent Logo location and displayed at event, in program, and identified as Corporate Sponsor on all ad materials, and at cocktail reception

  • Receive verbal recognition in opening and closing remarks

  • Unlimited tickets to Event and cocktail reception

Platinum: $5,000

  • Pays for 200 students and teachers to attend event

  • Logo displayed at event and in program, identified as a Presenter on all ad materials, and at cocktail reception

  • Receive verbal recognition in opening and closing remarks

  • Unlimited tickets to Event and cocktail reception

Gold: $2,500

  • Pays for 100 students and teachers to attend event

  • Logo displayed at event and in program, also identified in all ad materials

  • Receive verbal recognition in opening and closing remarks

  • Unlimited tickets to Event and cocktail reception

Silver: $1,000

  • Pays for 40 students and teachers to attend event

  • Logo displayed in program, and identified as a sponsor in materials

  • 20 tickets to Event and cocktail reception

Bronze: $500

  • Name listed as sponsor on conference materials

  • 10 tickets to Event and cocktail reception

Friend of Flint: $250

  • Name listed in the conference program as a sponsor

  • May include in-kind donation of volunteer help

  • 5 tickets to Event and cocktail reception

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Location

U of M Flint Riverfront Banquet Center
1 Riverfront Plaza, Flint, MI 48502