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AICC Emerging Leaders Program
The AICC Emerging Leaders program is an exclusive series of training, networking, and leadership opportunities for ambitious young professionals in the paper and packaging industry. With the opportunities and information available in the Emerging Leaders (EL) program, young professionals who are ready to commit to their professional development will have the chance to grow into proven, reliable future leaders in their company and industry.
Emerging Leaders have access to customized training and networking opportunities, both regionally and nationally, like on-site workshops, education-intensive field trips, and executive roundtables. They also get direct access to leadership opportunities within AICC, including:
Companies who support their young professionals in the Emerging Leader program get the benefit of increasingly knowledgeable employees who are developing their soft skills and have an interest in contributing to the health of their company on a high level.
Their ELs have a strong network of peers, access to the best mentorship and advice the industry has available, and are establishing the necessary skills to take on leadership roles within the company. AICC Member Companies can retain young talent
by encouraging their employees to participate in the career development opportunities offered by the EL program.
There is no initial cost or annual fee to join AICC Emerging Leaders. Paid events include: onsite training sessions and networking events, but these are optional based on your availability to attend. There are typically 3 Emerging Leaders national training/networking events per year, along with various regional and virtual Emerging Leader events.
To join the Emerging Leader program, you must be:
To apply for the AICC Emerging Leader Program please fill out the contact information below and someone will be in touch with you soon!
We look forward to helping you grow your leadership skills and your network!
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