Young Professionals Network (YPN)

Welcome to the YPN! The Young Professionals Network is the newest of the Chamber’s Divisions. It is designed specifically for area professionals in their 20s and 30s and provides many opportunities for socializing, networking and serving in the greater Jacksonville area.
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Meeting Times

1st Tuesday, 5:15 p.m.

For more information about the YPN contact the Jacksonville Area Chamber of Commerce:
217.245.2174, chamber@jacksonvilleareachamber.org

YPN Mission Statement
The Young Professionals Network Division focuses on bringing together younger members of the business community by weaving social, professional, and cultural interconnections to utilize our varied specialties for the benefit of ourselves and our community.

Plan of Work

  1. Continue subcommittees on Membership Recruitment, Community Involvement, Program Planning, and Communication
  2. Continue community projects and be open to new opportunities to be of service
  3. Promote the YPN and inform the public and potential members through the Chamber website, Facebook, Twitter, and printed materials
  4. Continue the community partnerships to promote youth leadership
  5. Network with business and community leaders at Chamber events and meetings of other Chamber Divisions
  6. Continue a networking relationship with other YPN groups in the area
  7. Hold professional development seminars as needed
  8. Conduct and promote the Great Race Scavenger Hunt