STYP Annual Election – Nominations are Open

Nominations are now open for the 2019 STYP Annual Elections.  If you are interested in serving on the Executive Committee, we would love to hear from you.

The STYP Annual Elections for officer and board member positions will be held during the Annual Meeting on January 24th at Thai Time.

The 2019 Candidate List will be updated for voters to review as nominations come in.

Positions that will be voted on include:

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Treasurer
  • Secretary
  • Executive Committee Board Members (9 Positions)

Nominations: To nominate yourself for a position and officially be on the ballot for the January 24th elections, send the following information to

  • First and Last Name
  • Position for which you are running.
  • If you are running for an officer position, also indicate if you want to run for a board member position in the event that you do not win the officer position.
  • Vision for STYP / Reason for running / Related experience.  Please limit to 200 words.
  • Headshot photograph (optional)

The cut off to be included on the Annual Meeting ballot is 11:59PM on January 21st.

Nominations will also be accepted during the meeting.  These nominations will be treated as write-ins.

All candidates must be current (2019) STYP members. Join or renew here.

Refer to Annual Elections page for all the official rules.

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January 24th at 5:30 PM – Annual Meeting and Mixer at Thai Time

Join STYP for our annual meeting, where we will elect our new board and will hear from YOU what you would like to see us do in 2019!

We will be in the basement meeting room section of the restaurant, and the meeting will begin at approximately 6:00pm. A social/networking mixer will follow. A buffet spread will be available for attendees, including:

– Drunken Noodles (Beef)

– Pineapple Curry (Chicken)

– Curry Puffs*

– Thai Crispy Rolls*

* Vegetarian

-Food offerings will not contain peanuts-

Additionally, raffles will be held for:

-Attendees who have joined or renewed their STYP membership for 2019 prior to the meeting

– Attendees who join or renew their membership at the meeting

Please bring a business card for your chance at our raffles! (We will have blank business cards to fill out for those who do not have business cards with them).

We hope to see you there!

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February 23rd – Binghamton on Tap Volunteering

Volunteer at Binghamton On Tap 2019, while helping benefit the Southern Tier Young Professionals, and have an awesome time doing it! Our group’s volunteer shift is 4:30-8:00 on Saturday, February 23, 2019. MUST BE 21 TO VOLUNTEER – sign up using the link below. 

Volunteers will pour beer for the event patrons, and will receive free admission, a complimentary tasting glass, and T-Shirt, and can sample beers freely during the event! Plus, hang out in an atmosphere filled with live music, delicious food available for purchase, and great vendors!

PLEASE ARRIVE AT 4:15PM IF YOU HAVE SIGNED UP TO VOLUNTEER. If you signed up using the link below, please see the comments on this event for volunteer information the week before the event. Please note – you MUST have signed up on the link below in able to participate as a volunteer! Additionally, please only sign up once you know you are able to volunteer.


Read More: Binghamton On Tap Craft Beer Festival – Binghamton, NY

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February 26th 6:00 PM – Mixer at Galaxy Brewing

Join STYP for a February social mixer at Galaxy Brewing Company. All event attendees will enjoy 1/2 price beers for EVERYTHING on tap!

Our group will be located in the front portion of the restaurant, near the bar area.

See you there!

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March 14th at 5:00 PM – Speed Networking for a Cause


Registration link and event page link will be posted here in early 2019.

This event is presented by the Southern Tier Young Professionals, the Broome Leadership Institute, the Greater Binghamton Chamber of Commerce, United Way of Broome County, and Volunteer Administrators of the Southern Tier. From 5:00 to 6:00 p.m., non-profits will speed network with business professionals with the goal of recruiting new volunteers and board members for their organizations. Sign up as a young business professional looking for volunteer or board experience!

Speed Networking will provide a fun way to discover non-profits in our community, while at the same time finding new ways to get involved and make a difference. After the Speed Networking ends at 6:00 p.m., networking will continue with other business professionals at the After Hours Event until 7:30 p.m. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres sponsored by: the BLI Alumni Association, STYP and United Way of Broome County. Cash bar will be available.

The event is FREE for chamber members (which you ARE if you are a current STYP member) or $15 if you are not.

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March 17th at 11:00 AM – STYP & TSB Canstruction Build

On March 17th, STYP is once again teaming up with Tioga State Bank for the Southern Tier’s 6th Annual CANSTRUCTION! 

Canstruction® is an international hunger-relief competition where architects, engineers, contractors, and community members compete to design and build giant structures made entirely from full cans of food.

This year, we will be building a carousel! Design drawings for our structure will be posted in early 2019. The canned food used in our structure will be distributed throughout CHOW to emergency food programs throughout Broome County including food pantries, soup kitchens, and other community meal programs.

More information on the event can be found at the links on the following page:

Our structure will be up for a week after the build date for public viewing, so check it out if you can!

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March 27th at 6:00 PM – Mixer at Fountains Tavern

Join STYP for a social mixer at Fountains Tavern, located on Johnson City’s CFJ Boulevard.

Specials that will be offered for STYP members in attendance include:

$1 Off all Craft Beers

$2 – Spiedie Sandwiches

$7 – Dozen Wings

We hope that you are able to come out and join us!

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Subscribe to STYP Events on Facebook

We have good news – STYP has grown tremendously! However due to that, we are unable to invite everybody to all of our events on Facebook. So don’t miss out, subscribe to our events to get notified when we have new exciting events for you!

To do so, go to our Facebook page (link below) and halfway down on the left side under “upcoming events” click subscribe – that’s it!       

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Become a member of STYP and help support the premier Young Professional group in the Southern Tier. Throughout the year, membership provides discounts on STYP events, a subscription to CommuniKey, and access to select members-only events.

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