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 Emily Hegdahl at or fax to 602.495.6479.

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

Upcoming events


6th Annual Valley Young Professionals Mentor Breakfast

Date: Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017
Time: 7 – 9 a.m.

This opportunity is an invitation-only program exclusively for our most active VYP members!

The 6th Annual VYP Mentor Breakfast will feature 12 Valley leaders serving as mentors. The top Valley executive mentors will provide a one-of-a-kind opportunity to access valuable knowledge, insight and recommendations.

The Mentor Breakfast will help you enhance your professional development and establish new high-profile connections, as three young professionals will be paired with one mentor for a group discussion.

For VYP members interested in this program, active participation with VYP throughout the year could provide you an opportunity to participate next year!


VYP Annual Holiday Celebration

Date: Wednesday, Dec. 06, 2017
Time: 5 – 7 p.m.

The weather outside may be frightful, but a holiday mixer is most delightful! You’re invited to celebrate this wonderful time of year with a rock ‘n’ roll twist at our Annual Holiday Reception hosted by Hard Rock Cafe. Join us for a festive evening full of tidings, good cheer, and of course, networking!