The Saginaw Valley Young Professionals Network (YPN) is a program initiated by the Saginaw County Chamber of Commerce. The mission of the Young Professionals Network is to support the attraction and retention of young talent to the Saginaw Valley and Great Lakes Bay region while developing the next generation of leaders. To fulfill the mission the YPN aims to make the area an attractive place for young professionals to live, work, learn and play. A variety of events and services are offered to help young professionals grow personally and professionally, network and enjoy the quality of life our region has to offer.
Who should get involved? Although membership is open to anyone, programming and services are aimed at young professionals and college students in their 20's and 30's. Employers are encouraged to support their young professionals through learning about the program and assisting with the membership investment, if possible.
What are the benefits of joining the YPN? Benefits of joining the YPN include discounts on Davenport University tuition, discounts on events, leadership opportunities and more! New benefits are added all the time! Click here for details on all special YPN offers.
Does the YPN host events? The YPN hosts a wide variety of events including leadership building and informative luncheons, After 5 networking, and community service events. Check out the calendar of events for a complete list.
What else does the YPN do? A lot! The YPN has a monthly newsletter, provides access to a variety of service opportunities, connects young professionals with established professionals and mentors, and gives you an opportunity to voice your opinion and work toward a better Saginaw. If you have ideas for events and services the YPN should offer let us know.
How much does it cost to be a member? Membership in the Saginaw Valley YPN is only $50. Your one-time investment provides you with a lifetime membership (until your 40th birthday.)
Are sponsorship opportunities available? Yes, a variety of sponsorship opportunities are available. For more information contact the Chamber at 989-752-7161.
Does the YPN have social media sites? Of Course! Like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and Join us on LinkedIn.
How does the YPN communicate information? 100% of all communication is done through email, our website and social media. Contact us if you aren't receiving our communications so we can get you plugged in!