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Scottsdale Professionals Converge 

Converse and converge over the arts at Canal Convergence. Join Scottsdale Arts Young Professionals, Scottsdale Rising Young Professionals, and Scottsdale Leadership for an evening of unforgettable art, ambience, and networking along the Scottsdale Waterfront. Meet other Scottsdale art enthusiasts while building your network of contacts. Learn more from Gerd Wuestemann, President & CEO of Scottsdale Arts, Mark Stanton, President & CEO of Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce and Sarah Kearney, President-elect from Scottsdale Leadership at approximately 6:30 pm.

Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021, 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.


  • Non-members and plus-ones: $20
  • Scottsdale Arts Young Professionals, Scottsdale Rising Young Professionals, and Scottsdale Leadership : $10

Each reservation includes one drink ticket, light hor d’oeuvres and access to the VIP Lounge until 8:30 p.m. Limited capacity. Reserve your spot today!

About the Event

Converse and converge over the arts at Canal Convergence. Join Scottsdale Arts Young Professionals, Scottsdale Rising Young Professionals, and Scottsdale Leadership for an evening of unforgettable art, ambience, and networking along the Scottsdale Waterfront. Meet other Scottsdale art enthusiasts while building your network of contacts.  

Scottsdale Professionals Converge is where connections between well-established and seasoned leaders can come together with young and aspiring professionals, with hopes of establishing lifelong relationships through mentorship and empowering young professionals to engage within their community. 

Plan out who you want to meet by reviewing the Who’s Who at Scottsdale Professionals Converge before the event. Don’t miss your opportunity to be included; make sure to share your information when you register. Who’s Who at Scottsdale Professionals Converge will be shared prior to and after the event. 

Canal Convergence | Water + Art +Light is presented by Scottsdale Public Art in partnership with the City of Scottsdale and Salt River Project. The mission of Scottsdale Public Art is to serve as a leader in defining art in the public realm through creative place-making, signature cultural events, exhibitions, and installations—contributing to the community’s creative, cultural, and economic vitality. Proceeds of this event support and sustain the arts of Canal Convergence and Scottsdale Public Art, ensuring access to the arts for all in our community.   

The Scottsdale Arts Young Professionals (SAYP) program gathers and creates unique educational, social, and networking events all year long. SAYP’s mission is to promote the art of networking with like-minded young professionals 45 years and younger with a central focus around involving young professionals in the local arts community. SAYP seeks to use the power and inspiration of art to make a positive impact in the local community while also supporting Scottsdale Arts and each of its divisions. 

Scottsdale Rising Young Professionals (SRYP) is a program of the Scottsdale Area Chamber of Commerce, sponsored by Comerica, designed to engage young professionals ages 23-39. The mission is to educate, elevate, and collaborate with young professionals by providing a network where individuals can come together to support their career aspirations and the community. The goal of SRYP is to build a link between this demographic and the business and community leaders of Scottsdale. Click here to learn more about SRYP. For additional questions or to join SRYP contact Ann Deasy at 

Since 1986, Scottsdale Leadership has graduated more than 1,200 individuals who are prepared to take on leadership roles across our communities. Through powerful, transformative experiences during its leadership development programs, Scottsdale Leadership enhances the ability of leaders and creates engaged citizens who ensure a sustainable future for our community. For more information, call Scottsdale Leadership at 480-627-6710 or visit 




VIP Lounge at the Scottsdale Waterfront
Canal Convergence
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

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Become a Scottsdale Arts Young Professional member today to get access to complimentary event tickets. Email Erin Krivanek at

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