Valley Young Professionals

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.

Join Now

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 Brittney Conklin at or fax to 602.495.2194.

Not sure if your employer is a member? Check here.

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Name: VYP Presents Achieving Success as a Young Professional
Date: Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017
Time: 7:30 – 9:00 a.m.
Location: Fennemore Craig – 2394 E. Camelback Rd. Phoenix AZ 85016

Join VYP to hear valuable insight from the 2016 ATHENA Young Professional Award finalists on achieving success as a young professional. As up-and-coming businesswomen who have already made an impact on our community, the ATHENA finalists will focus on professional development and what steps young professionals should take to advance their careers and skill sets.
Catherine Alonzo, partner, Javelina
Julia Meyerson, CEO, Vista College Prep
Vanessa Valenzuela Erickson, Director of Workforce Strategies, Partnership for Economic Innovation

Name: Valley Young Professionals Tour at Danzeisen DairyVYP_2016_FebruaryEvite
Date: February 16, 2017
Time: 7:30 AM9:00 AM MST
Location: Danzeisen Dairy – 6024 W. Southern Ave. Laveen AZ 85339

Danzeisen Dairy is a local, family run dairy farm with more than 50 years in Phoenix. As the first local diary to offer glass bottles to grocers within the Arizona market, Danzeisen offers the freshest milk from farm to local grocer.

During the tour, VYP members will have an opportunity to see the behind-the-scenes operations. The first stop will be the creamery, which will show how Danzeisen makes and bottles its products. VYP members will also take a short ride to the dairy farm to see the cows as well as the compositing operation.