Profile: Get involved witht Connect — a group of young professionals (in their 20s and 30s) in the Twin Cities looking to further Aeon's vision that everyone has a home. Don't miss the chance to network with other Aeon supporters through volunteer events and happy hours! Help raise awareness about the need for affordable apartment homes and connect with Aeon's mission. Become involved and build a stronger community!
Contact: Jenny Johnson 612.341.3148 ext. 237
AIGA Minnesota Emerging Designers
Bringing together emerging designers (typically in their first four years out of school) through a quarterly lecture series, discussions and social networking hours.
Alexandria Area Young Professionals
The Alexandria Area Young Professionals — run by the Alexandria Lakes Area Chamber of Commerce — aims to enrich the lives of young professionals in their 20s and 30s through networking, education and community involvement.
American Institute of Architects (AIA) Minnesota Emerging Professionals Committee (EPC)
The EPC's objective is to engage associate members and architects within their first 10 years of licensure.
American Water Works Association (AWWA) - Minnesota Section - Young Professionals Committee
Profile: MN AWWA YP's is comprised of a group of professions with less than 15 years experience in a drinking water related field. The group consists of engineers, municipalities, equipment manufacturers and representatives, operators, students, and government officials. The object of the group is to facilitate interaction among young professionals in the drinking water industry and to promote YP involvement with AWWA on the regional and national level.
Contact: Bo Johnston, Chair
Minnesota Zoo, Apple Valley
Profile: AZUL is a group of like-minded young individuals eager to actively connect through conservation, education and social events in support of the Minnesota Zoo.
Contacts: firstname.lastname@example.org or 952-431-9237
BATC Young Professionals
Profile: Builders Association of the Twin Cities (BATC) Young Professionals gives young talent within the building industry a chance to build relationships, become active in BATC and develop professionally. Events are held quarterly and combine a fun, social atmosphere with educational and networking opportunities. Join our LinkedIn Group.
Contacts: email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
BEAN is a networking, volunteering, and social group for young professionals in Minneapolis, MN.
Cannon Valley Rotaract
Cannon Valley Rotaract brings together energetic young professionals in their 20s and 30s who share a commitment to social connections and service to our community
The Circle — Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Profile: The Circle offers the young and art-interested a chance to experience art, meet new people, and connect with the MIA in a whole new way.
Contact: Michelle Sanchez: 612.870.3033
Citizen's League Emerging Leaders
Profile: Representing the Citizens League's fresh, forward-thinking approach to expand and engage its young adult membership, the Emerging Leaders Committee formed in 2008 to create events and opportunities for younger generations. The committee achieves its goals through targeted communication strategies utilizing familiar technology, programming aimed at participants ages 21-35 and building civic capacity among its peers -- all while supporting the Citizens League's innovative policy development mission. Visit our facebook page.
Contact: Catherine Beltmann 651.293.0575
Club 20/30 — Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra
Profile: A group of over 4,000 people, 18 to 39 years old, who get $10 best available seats to SPCO concerts at the Ordway in Saint Paul and at Ted Mann in Minneapolis.
Contact: Ticket Office at 651.291.1144
Contemporaries - Walker Art Center
Profile: In 2010, the Walker Art Center launched a new membership group called the Contemporaries. The group was formed with the intention of getting young professionals who love the Walker more involved with our multiple-disciplinary programming. For $175 a year, Contemporaries enjoy all the perks of basic Walker membership, along with reciprocal benefits at more than 400 museums around the country, and invitations to private special events.
Contact: Kate Tucker or 612.375.7641
Crescendo Project — Minnesota Orchestra
Profile: The young patrons group of the Minnesota Orchestra. Crescendo Project presents orchestral music in fun and unexpected ways and provides opportunities to take in concerts in a relaxed, social setting. Want to meet the musicians? Want to learn how to conduct? Crescendo Project does it all!
Contact: email@example.com or 612.371.5656
Detroit Lakes Young Professionals
Run by the Detroit Lakes Chamber of Commerce, our mission is to further develop the lives of young community-minded professionals in the Lakes area through networking and social events.
DRIVE - Emerging Leaders — Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce
Profile: DRIVE-Emerging Leaders is a young professionals group whose purpose is to assist in developing and increasing awareness of the young professionals in our marketplace. DRIVE conducts quarterly social events, monthly roundtables, and philanthropic activities. Becoming involved in DRIVE-Emerging Leaders is a great way for young professionals new to the area connect with others in the marketplace and become more involved in the community.
Contact: Christine Levens 612.370.9131
Economic Development Association of MN Young Professionals
Profile: This group is comprised of economic development young professionals with a variety of backgrounds in regard to levels of education as well as job history and experience. Knowing the importance of networking and the challenges and unanswered questions recent graduates have when entering the workforce, this group acts as an agent to provide advice, job seeking resources and additional education opportunities and trainings. Some EDAM YP benefits and services include:
Informational Interviews (current students/interns)
Notice of continuing education classes
Notice of employment resources
Contact: Annie Deckert: 763.635.1042
ELIG: Emerging Leaders in Giving — United Way of Olmsted County
Profile: Emerging Leaders in Giving is a growing network of young professionals who volunteer our time and effort in community and group activities that advance the common good. Emerging Leaders are dedicated to change in themselves and the community. We Volunteer, we network, we develop, we Learn. There is no cost to participate in Emerging Leaders in Giving; we define giving as contributing your time, talents and/or resources. We are individuals from a variety of backgrounds who all want to make a positive difference in our community. Join us!
Check us out on Facebook!
Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy (EPIP) — Minnesota Chapter
Profile: Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy's mission is to strengthen the next generation of grantmakers and to advance effective social justice philanthropy. Most EPIP members are under forty years of age, new to philanthropy work, or in junior positions. All EPIP members are one of the following: staff person at a philanthropic foundation, donor affiliated with a giving institution, staff person at a philanthropic support organization, or a graduate student studying philanthropy. EPIP-Minnesota holds monthly networking lunches as well as a variety of other educational programs for next generation grantmakers.
Fargo Moorhead Young Professionals Network
Run by the Fargo Moorhead Chamber of Commerce, the Young Professionals Network offers access to numerous business training programs and the opportunity to learn about the community events that will impact your life.
Fourth Generation — The Minneapolis Foundation
Profile: The Minneapolis Foundation was founded in 1915 as a community foundation to manage, invest, and distribute charitable gifts to meet changing community needs. This program represents the fourth generation of the Foundation. Through Fourth Generation, the Foundation aims to help foster the next wave of charitable givers to make an impact in our community. Mid-career professionals interested in learning, doing, and giving through engaged philanthropy in our community are all welcome. By being part of the Fourth Generation you can:
• Contribute and participate in the Fourth Generation Fund and get hands-on experience in strategic giving;
• Gain access to community leadership and community knowledge through educational lunches with peers; and
• Receive special invitations to Minneapolis Foundation events.
The heart of the program is the Fourth Generation Fund. Members pool their resources, learn about a community issue that they decide to collectively support, identify nonprofits working in that field, and invest in an organization effectively addressing the issue. Through the process, members will gain access to The Minneapolis Foundation’s expertise and connections to community leaders and best practices in giving.
Contact: Robyn Schein: 12.672.3824
Profile: Fuel Rochester is a young professionals group run by the Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce that provides a place where young professionals can connect with other young professionals and to the community. Fuel Rochester strives to prepare a new generation of leaders to lead with vision and passion and to refuel Rochester’s business and social climate with new energy and initiatives. Our mission: To inform, network and connect aspiring community leaders to help make Rochester a better place to live, work and thrive. A community influenced by young people will attract and retain young people.
Contact: Allison Weckman, Event Coordinator at Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce; 2011-2012 Fuel Rochester Director: 507-424-5662
Profile: We are a program of the Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce. Our mission is to "connect young people to strengthen our community". We are five years old and originally functioned under the name "Duluth Young Professionals" before our transition to Fuse.
Contact: Lara Wilkinson
GenYWCA — YWCA of Minneapolis
Profile: GenYWCA is a new group of young women and men leaders who support the mission of the YWCA of Minneapolis through donating, volunteering and networking with an emphasis on fitness and social justice in the urban community.
Check us out on Facebook!
Contact: Sarah Raser: 612.215.4167
Greater Mankato Young Professionals
For young professionals ages 21-39 interested in networking with others in the Greater Mankato community.
Habitat for Humanity's Young Professionals Network
Profile: Habitat's Young Professionals Network aims to engage Habitat supporters in their early 20s to early 40s. The YPN will support the work of of Habitat through volunteerism and deeper engagement, and also create meaningful and enticing networking opportunities for members. Habitat's YPN is a growing network of supporters involved in a year-round, multi-faceted program that encourages long-term engagement, creates partnerships, broadens support and raises awareness of the work of TCHFH among young professionals in the Twin Cities. To see what YPN is up to, join us on Facebook, or sign up to be on our email list. You can also email HYPN@tchabitat.org for upcoming events and volunteer opportunities.
Indie Jews, an Initiative of Jewish Community Action
Twin Cities Metro
Profile: Indie Jews, an initiative of Jewish Community Action, is a community organizing project geared towards connecting Jews outside of traditional spaces and building community around social justice.
Contact: Carin Mrotz 651.632.218
Profile: KatieKieffer.com is a multimedia website for young professionals and entrepreneurs. Katie also speaks to young professionals and college students throughout the country on the value of free enterprise, small business growth, entrepreneurship, conservative sustainability and small government.
Twin Cities Metro
Profile: Latino Roundtable's mission is to build an up-scale business network and membership by reaching businesses professionals from all industries and bringing them together under one roof to achieve the most powerful business events between Latinos and non-Latinos businesses and professional groups. Everyone gets a seat at this table! We will add more member benefits as we grow. We will continue to offer monthly networking opportunities but will also partner with other organizations to provide business and professional seminars, provide discounted offers to performances, sporting events and other activities. We usually meet the second Thursday of the week, but check our Events Calendar to be sure when and where we will meet next. Events are free for members of the Latino Roundtable and $10 for non-members.
Check us out on facebook
Contact: James Carlson
The LEAD Project
Profile: LEAD is a nonprofit organization that engages young professionals in the charitable and philanthropic communities of the Twin Cities. LEAD accomplishes its mission in three ways; Leadership Facilitation, Charitable Events and Leadership Education.
Leaders of Today and Tomorrow (LOTT)
The League of Women Voters Minnesota's LOTT Program finds ways leaders can chart their paths, find their voices and achieve the goals that will lead to their self-defined vision for their future.
Minneapolis Urban League Young Professionals
Profile: The MULYP is a newly established organization representing the future. We are not only the future of the Urban League movement, but our members represent the future of this country. Our members are The MULYP is dedicated to hosting programs/seminars and networking opportunities to educate youth in our community, economic development and financial literacy, civic engagement and leadership, healthcare and quality of life, and civil rights and racial justice.
As a civic organization for young people with over 70 chapters across the state, the Minnesota Jaycees are developing the next generation of leaders by providing opportunities to stand up and take initiative in their community. We engage young people ages 18-40 through project management and social entrepreneurship that will make an impact in their communities and build leadership skills. Jaycees around the state are responsible for organizing hundreds of community festivals, fundraisers for other nonprofits, and creating opportunities for community members to engage with one another. For more information on our work statewide, visit www.mnjaycees.org
Belgrade|Broten|Elrosa (BBE) Jaycees
Big Lake Area Jaycees
Chaska Area Jaycees
Cold Spring Jaycees
Detroit Lakes Jaycees
Fergus Falls Jaycees
Foley Area Jaycees
Freeborn County Jaycees (Albert Lea area)
Hopkins Area Jaycees
Lake Elmo Jaycees
Northwest Area Jaycees (Corcoran area)
New Munich Jaycees
Rush City Jaycees
Saint Cloud Jaycees
Saint Francis Jaycees
Saint Paul Jaycees
Saint Peter Jaycees
Sauk Rapids Jaycees
South St. Paul Jaycees
Minnesota Magazine & Publishing Association (MMPA) Young Professionals
MMPA is a client of Nonprofit Solutions
Profile: Minnesota Rising is the network of emerging leaders in Minnesota. Made up of organizations and individuals targeting the emerging leader demographic and focused on leadership development and community-building, Minnesota Rising purports that the current rising generation has the passion, opportunity, and responsibility for continuing to make Minnesota a national leader. Launched in Spring 2009 as an online platform, Minnesota Rising has engaged 20+ emerging leader groups in the Twin Cities in its coordinating forum and collaborative efforts.
Minnesota Society of CPAs Young Professional Group (YPG)
The YPG hosts a variety of social events throughout the year. Many events are co-hosted with other professional groups including bankers, lawyers, insurance professionals and members of various chambers of commerce.
Minnesota Women in Marketing and Communications Young Professionals
Our Networking Happy Hour group provides the foundation for meeting new and seasoned professionals in the marketing and communications industry and building mutually beneficial professional relationships.
MPI MN Emerging Leaders Group
Profile: Although "Emerging Leaders" is defined as those individuals with seven years or less experience in the industry, anyone is welcome to attend. This education is offered to all members, and MPI MN membership is not required. While the educational offerings of the Emerging Leaders Group is geared to industry newcomers to help build new skills, we encourage our more experienced members to attend and share their expertise with the group.
Contacts: Melissa Deming, Co-Chair, or Julie Ann Schmidt, Co-Chair
MyFirestorm has multiple networking chapters that meet weekly in specific geographic locations in and around the Twin Cities. Membership in a Firestorm Chapter is limited to one person per vertical/industry.
NEXT St. Cloud
St. Cloud area
Profile: NEXT St. Cloud is a program for the next generation of business leaders. Hear from current business leaders and have the opportunity to enhance management and sales skills, build career-building relationships, and professional development. Topics include social media for businesses, thinking like an owner, sales and marketing, networking to build value, economic updates, and governmental advocacy.
Contact: Jill Copeland 320.656.3830
North YP Group — Twin Cities North Chamber of Commerce
Twin Cities North: Southern Blaine to Roseville
Profile: The YP group is a quality group of young professionals working together to develop professionally, network efficiently, and create lasting relationships. This group is targeted to those individuals between the ages of 21 & 35, though everyone is welcome to attend!
Educating Throughout the year, the YP Group will have events that are designed to provide educational, professional and entrepreneurial development. Topics will focus on leadership, effective networking, presentation skills, and becoming future leaders, to name a few.
Networking The YP Group will host Speed Networking on a quarterly basis. Other, smaller scale events will be held throughout the year as well. They may include: happy hour networking events or breakfast and lunch events at unique venues in the northern Twin Cities area.
Relationship Building The YP group focuses on building relationships personally and professionally. Throughout the year, the YP group will gather to network in smaller, informal group gatherings where all attendees have the opportunity to share business information and learn more about their peers.
Profile: A meeting of Young Professionals in the Northfield area, who are looking to network, do community service, socialize, etc. with other Professionals between the ages of 21 and 39.
Contacts: Adam Evenson or Tami Enfield
Profile: Nosh is created to help connect young professionals in the Twin Cities with social, networking and service opportunities through the nonprofit Open Arms of Minnesota.
Contact: Lila Gilbert
Statewide but based in Twin Cities
Profile: Pollen is a community comprised of civic-minded connectors who share ideas, career and civic engagement opportunities and peer-to-peer recognition to create positive impact and personal and professional growth for its members.
Contact: Lars Leafblad, Curator, Pollen & Principal, KeyStone Search
PROPEL for Jeremiah Program
Minneapolis & St. Paul
Profile: Propel is an organization of young professionals dedicated to furthering the mission of Jeremiah Program through the engagement of young professionals in volunteer opportunities, social activities and fundraising efforts. Our six core values will inform and guide this path (and form the acronym propel). They are as follows:
Potential.Young professionals embracing community leadership to help Jeremiah Program participants realize their potential for success.
Responsibility. A belief in social responsibility and upholding the organization’s core values.
Optimism. The force that drives us to create sustainable change cities.
Passion. The desire to further Jeremiah Program’s mission to transform families from poverty to prosperity.
Excellence.Through donations of time, money and energy propel helps Jeremiah Program strive for excellence.
Leadership. Building a foundation for future leadership to sustain Jeremiah Program’s vision.
Contact: Stephanie Payne, Propel Staff Liaison 612.259.3038
Quorum's Young Professionals
Profile: Quorum's Young Professional group serves business minded LGBT and allied individuals from age 21 to 35 in the Twin Cities and Greater Minnesota.
Contact: Monica O'Connell
Rochester, MN YPN
A chapter of Realtor Magazine's Young Professionals Network
Rotaract is a Rotary-sponsored service club for young men and women ages 18 to 30. Through Rotaract, you'll find new opportunities to travel abroad, develop your career, meet new young people, and give back to the Rochester community.
Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce (SPACC) Y-Pro
St. Paul/East Metro
Profile: YPro connects Twin Cities young leaders to the state's largest business network through fun and engaging events. YPro participants are young, but we're also decision-makers, influencers and business owners looking to connect, develop professionally and build networks. Join us!
Check us out on Facebook!
Contact: Brittany Heller
St. Cloud Young Professionals' Organization (YPO)
Young Professionals Organization — a subgroup of the St. Cloud Downtown Council — is a group of young adults in the St. Cloud area that come together to network, socialize and support the community.
St. Croix Valley Rotaract Club
St. Croix Valley Rotaract Club is comprised of young professionals aged 18 to 35, who strive to develop professional and leadership skills.
St. Paul Jaycees
Profile: The Saint Paul Jaycees promote individual development through community service and have been impacting Saint Paul and surrounding communities since 1929. Its members learn important leadership and management skills while promoting causes and organizations in the community. Open to members between 18 and 40 years old, the Saint Paul Jaycees partners with many well-known organizations including Special Olympics, Little League, local libraries and community centers, among others. For more information about the Saint Paul Jaycees, membership, and upcoming volunteer and networking opportunities, visit www.stpauljaycees.org.
The Scene — Hennepin Theatre Trust
Profile: The Scene is Hennepin Theatre Trust’s exciting new group for arts enthusiasts ages 21-39! Whether you’re already a theatre lover looking to meet other like-minded people or passionate about the Minneapolis music and concert scene, we invite you to check us out. This group offers members the opportunity to network in a relaxed environment while contributing to the vitality of performing arts on Hennepin Avenue. We also will provide the chance to participate in learning opportunities and theatre related, philanthropic service projects to help build awareness and garner support for the Trust and the theatre district. If you enjoy being a meaningful part of the theatre world and want to contribute to the future of performing arts and the vitality of Hennepin Avenue, The Scene is for you!
Profile: ShakopeeConnect's goal is to engage and recruit emerging leaders who live, work or play in the Shakopee area with a desire to be more involved, give back and grow professionally. We do this through events that allow for networking, socializing, educational opportunities, professional development and engagement in the community. We hold events monthly and are on both Facebook and Twitter.
Contacts: Emily Strom: 952-445-1660
Shakopee Young Professionals Group
The Shakopee Chamber created the Young Professionals Group to foster an atmosphere where young professionals (and the young-at-heart) can get together to network and socialize; for educational and volunteer opportunities; and to be further engaged in the Shakopee community.
Social Justice Leadership Institute — Headwaters Foundation for Justice
Profile: The Social Justice Leadership Institute is an opportunity for new and emerging leaders to come together around social justice issues in Minnesota and become the next generation of advocates and financial supporters for social justice issues locally.
Contact: Jodi Williams: 612.879.0602, ext. 12
Profile: TC Jewfolk is the Twin Cities' Jewish news, politics and culture blog devoted to educating, informing and entertaining hip Jews. Through a wide variety of voices and perspectives, TC Jewfolk creates conversation and connections to the greater Minneapolis and St. Paul Jewish community.
Tempo — Minnesota Opera
Profile: Tempo is Opera shaken & stirred! Tempo is a membership program for both opera newbies and buffs ages 21-39. Your $40 Tempo membership includes exciting benefits to help you get acquainted with Minnesota Opera. In addition to Opening Night Tickets, Tempo brings members closer to opera through a look behind the scenes and introductions to the singers and creative team behind each production. Tempo also connects opera-goers socially through exclusive programming. Finally, through Young Friends of Opera (a special partnership with OPERA America) Tempo opens the door to incredible discounts with opera companies nationwide. Tempo members get invitations to EXCLUSIVE EVENTS and the DEEPEST TICKET DISCOUNT. It doesn't matter if you're new to opera or catch yourself singing arias in your shower: if you're 21-39 you should join.
Contact: Daniel Zillmann
Profile: Our goal is to connect young professionals with communities that matter to us. These types of communities are focused on career development, diversity and inclusion, social responsibility, and the arts. If we can connect young professionals with these communities, they will build authentic relationships with people who care about the things they feel passionate about. That's the type of community that we strive for.
Turnaround Management Association (TMA), Upper Midwest Chapter
Profile: The primary goal of the TMA Upper Midwest Chapter’s "Young Professionals" group is to supplement the existing Chapter events with additional social and/or educational events uniquely tailored to professionals engaged in any aspect of turnaround management or corporate renewal for ten years or less.
Contact: Brenda Ryan, Chapter Administrator 612.708.0258
Twin Cities Rotaract
Profile: Twin Cities Rotaract Club: Get connected to your community, your career, to friends, to the world. Rotaract, an international organization affiliated with Rotary International, consists of young professionals, ages 18-35. Through Rotaract, you'll find new opportunities to travel abroad, develop your career, meet new people, and give back to your local community. You'll meet people with a desire to promote international peace and understanding, a passion for their career, and an aspiration to grow and develop into tomorrow's leaders- all while having a lot of fun.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or current Club President, Angela Eifert: 612.644.6545
TwinWest Chamber of Commerce Emerging Leaders
Profile: The TwinWest Emerging Leaders program seeks to support and enrich professionals in the first half of their careers by providing activities in each of the following focus areas: networking, leadership, philanthropy and education. Young professionals throughout the Twin Cities metro area can leverage this dynamic TwinWest group to grow their presence within their company and community.
Contact: TwinWest Chamber of Commerce: 763.450.2220
United Way Emerging Leaders
Nine-county metro area
Profile: New to charitable work? Emerging Leaders is made up of people like you: budding professionals motivated to effect big change in the community. Emerging Leaders jump-starts both your professional and philanthropic careers by connecting you with peers and mentors. Emerging Leaders also provides workshops and resources to help you make giving a vital, growing part of your career and life.
Public contact: email@example.com
Urban Land Institute Minnesota Young Leaders Group (YLG)
The ULI Minnesota Young Leaders Group (YLG) is a forum for young professionals and students involved in the Minnesota real estate community. You must be a member of ULI and under 35 years old.
Urbanites — Ordway’s Young Professional Group
Profile: Urbanites is the Ordway’s group for young professionals. The purpose of the group is to engage audiences between the ages of 21-40. Ordway’s Urbanites receive tickets at a reduced rate, along with invitations to post show parties and special events.
Contact: Jessica Brooks
Wayzata Young Professionals — Wayzata Chamber of Commerce
The Young Professionals group — a segment of the Greater Wayzata Area Chamber of Commerce — aims to connect chamber members ages 21 to 39.
Young Insurance Professionals of MN
Young Insurance Professionals focuses on career development and professional growth by facilitating networking opportunities and providing specific career development seminars.
Young Leadership of the Minneapolis Jewish Federation
Profile: The Young Leadership group of the Minneapolis Jewish Federation connects young Jewish adults to opportunities for personal growth, philanthropy and social involvement while preserving universal Jewish values and ensuring the future of our community.
Contact: Barb Adelman 952.417.2347
Young Leadership of the United Jewish Fund and Council of St. Paul
Profile: The Young Leadership Division of the United Jewish Fund and Council of St. Paul attracts and develops future leadership for the local Jewish community, ages 22-45. In addition to fundraising activities for Jewish communal needs locally, nationally and internationally, Young Leadership organizes and sponsors education, social and outreach activities.
Contact: Dan Mogelson, Director of Young Leadership 651.695.3189
Young Nonprofit Professionals Network — Twin Cities
YNPN-Twin Cities is a community of nonprofit staff, volunteers, supporters, and allies: current and future leaders who want to build networks capable of supporting lifelong careers and involvement in the social sectors.
Young Professional Communicators — Twin Cities (YPCTC)
Profile: Young Professional Communicators - Twin Cities is dedicated to connecting those starting out in the fields of advertising, journalism, marketing, and public relations. Communication professionals work together on a daily basis. By creating a space for young pro's learning the ropes to meet and learn about each other's industries, we hope to foster better personal and professional relationships for the future. YPCTC schedules monthly happy hour events throughout the Twin Cities for new pro's to meet, network, and connect with businesses focused on communications. Past events have been held at WCCO-TV, the Walker Art Center, and Padilla Speer Beardsley. Follow us on Twitter: @YPCTC
Contact: Katie Schutrop
Young Professionals of Minneapolis (YPM)
Young Professionals of Minneapolis is a networking group that's designed to engage and introduce young professionals to the Minneapolis business community on multiple levels.
Young Professionals [of Minnesota] — MetroNorth Chamber of Commerce
Profile: "Minnesota's most influential and cultured networking group." Young Professionals of Minnesota provides entrepreneurship education, social networking and civic engagement opportunities. We are committed to making this community a better place to live and do business. We do this by helping develop our region's next generation of leaders. We bring awareness to the importance of creativity and social consciousness. We help cultivate an environment that attracts entrepreneurs and new businesses into the community. We provide the necessary resources for quality professional development and unique social opportunities to empower our emerging leaders of tomorrow.
We are open to all ages! We encourage all age demographics to attend our meetings and events. We learn from each other!
• Professional development
• Philanthropic opportunities
• Social and cultural events
• Entrepreneurship education
Young Professionals of MN is a committee that operates along with the MetroNorth Chamber of Commerce a nonprofit organization.
Contact: Mike Schardin 763.234.5069
Young Professionals of the Twin Cities (YPOTC)
Young Professionals of Twin Cities meets every month at a local hot spot.
Young Professionals for a Cure [ACS CURE]
The primary young professionals fund-raising group for the American Cancer Society in the Twin Cities
Young Professionals for International Cooperation (YPIC)
A program of the United Nations Association of Minnesota (UNA-MN)
Where emerging Minnesota
MinnPost's Young Professionals Network (YPN) is made up of Minnesota groups and organizations serving young professionals in their 20s, 30s and early 40s, as well as individuals in the same age group. Membership is free and open to all young professionals.
If you lead a young professionals group and would like to become a member group at MinnPost YPN, please email Audra Otto at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We invite YPN member groups and individuals to submit material about topics of interest including upcoming events. We also welcome photos taken at your events, along with caption info including the names of people in the photo. Email submissions to email@example.com. Editing and publication of submitted material are at the sole discretion of the editors.
YPN plans to host its own periodic events so that young artists and writers and theatergoers can exchange ideas with young lawyers and accountants. Events will be publicized through YPN as well as through affiliated Y-Pro groups.
E-mail Corey Anderson and Audra Otto with any questions: firstname.lastname@example.org
YPN member groups and programs
• Aeon Connect
• AIGA Minnesota Emerging Designers
• American Water Works Association Young Professionals
• AZUL — Minnesota Zoo
• BATC Young Professionals
• The Circle — Minneapolis Institute of Arts
• Citizens League Emerging Leaders
• Club 20/30 — St. Paul Chamber Orchestra
• Crescendo Project — Minnesota Orchestra
• DRIVE Emerging Leaders — Minneapolis Regional Chamber of Commerce
• Economic Development Association of MN Young Professionals (EDAM YP)
• ELIG: Emerging Leaders in Giving — United Way of Olmsted County
• Emerging Practitioners in Philanthropy Minnesota (EPIP MN)
• Fourth Generation — The Minneapolis Foundation
• Friends of St. Jude
• Fuel Rochester — Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce
• Fuse Duluth — Duluth Chamber of Commerce
• GenYWCA — YWCA of Minneapolis
• Habitat for Humanity's Young Professionals Network
• Indie Jews, an Initiative of Jewish Community Action
• Latino Roundtable
• The LEAD Project
• Leaders of Today and Tomorrow, a Program of LWV Minnesota
• Minnesota Jaycees
• Minnesota Rising
• MPI MN Emerging Leaders
• MULYP: Minneapolis Urban League Young Professionals
• MyFirestorm Business Networking
• NEXT St. Cloud — St. Cloud Area Chamber of Commerce
• North YP Group — Twin Cities North Chamber of Commerce
• Northfield Y-Pro
• NOSH — Open Arms Minnesota
• PROPEL for Jeremiah Program
• Quorum Young Professionals
• Saint Paul Area Chamber of Commerce (SPACC) Y-Pro
• Saint Paul Jaycees
• Shakopee Connect — Shakopee Chamber of Commerce
• The Scene — Hennepin Theatre Trust
• Social Justice Leadership Institute — Headwaters Foundation for Justice
• TC Jewfolk
• Tempo — Minnesota Opera
• TiE Minnesota
• TORCH Community
• Turnaround Management Association (TMA) Upper Midwest
• Twin Cities Rotaract
• TwinWest Chamber of Commerce Emerging Leaders
• United Way Emerging Leaders
• Urbanites — Ordway Center
• Walker After Hours — Walker Art Center
• Young Leadership of the Minneapolis Jewish Federation
• Young Leadership of the United Jewish Fund and Council of St. Paul
• Young Nonprofit Professionals Network — Twin Cities (YNPN-TC)
• Young Professional Communicators — Twin Cities (YPCTC)
• Young Professionals of Minnesota