Who we are
The Valley Young Professionals (VYP), a program of the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (GPCC), is for up-and-coming young professionals in the Valley ages 25-39. The VYP program provides experiences for its members to build lasting relationships, engage in professional development opportunities and become change-makers in the community. The program is designed to create innovative leaders for tomorrow by educating them on issues that affect business leaders of today. The monthly events connect leading entrepreneurs and business professionals with a valuable network to help them learn, grow and develop professionally. As a member of the VYP network, you have access to networking opportunities, educational programs, behind-the-scenes tours and volunteer projects.
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The Valley Young Professionals (VYP) provides experiences for its members to build lasting relationships, engage in professional development opportunities, and become change-makers in the community.
Board of Directors
The GPCC VYP Board of Directors creates a program to retain and attract young professionals to the Greater Phoenix area. The Board is responsible for overseeing the programming and direction of VYP. The board identifies content, speakers, venues and community partnerships for VYP and promotes these events and the GPCC among their networks.
Interested in becoming a member of Valley Young Professionals?
If your employer is a member, opt into the monthly VYP newsletter here to receive news and updates on events.
If your employer is not a Chamber member, you can become a member of the VYP program for $100 per year. Complete the attached membership application and send to Emily Hegdahl at email@example.com or fax to 602.495.6479.
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Date: Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Time: 8 – 9:30 a.m.
Join the Valley Young Professionals and support your community by volunteering at The Central Arizona Shelter Services (CASS). The organization empowers men, women and children with diverse needs to end their homelessness by providing shelter and support services. As a volunteer, you will sort and organize clothing donations while making great connections with your Valley Young Professionals. Please prepare to wear appropriate attire as you may get dirty.
Date: Tuesday, August 29, 2017
Time: 5 – 9 p.m.
Join the Valley Young Professionals for an Arizona Diamondbacks game at Chase Field. See the Diamondbacks take on the Los Angeles Dodgers from the right field party suite while making new connections with young professionals. Before the game begins, enjoy an exclusive opportunity to hear from Diamondbacks executives.
Date: Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017
Time: 5 – 7 p.m.
Join the Valley Young Professionals for a paint and wine night to explore your creative side. Even if it’s your first time picking up a brush, you’ll create your own masterpiece and connect with other young professionals in the Valley while enjoying a glass of wine or beer. Don’t miss this fun opportunity for a unique and colorful experience with VYP!