About Young Professionals Network of Howard County



YPN is a diverse group of young professionals who work together to increase business opportunities and foster relationships for the future.

The Howard County Chamber of Commerce provides YPN members with opportunities to get in front of, as well as build relationships with, the county's local community and business leaders. YPN, in turn, works to make Howard County an energetic place to work, play, live and shop.

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Benefits of Becoming a YPN Member

YPN is the ideal avenue to connect young talent with established leaders.

  • Get connected with vibrant young professionals
  • Be recognized along with other outstanding business people
  • Influence public policy at the local and state levels
  • Contribute your entrepreneurial ideas
  • Have a voice in your community
  • Advance your career

YPN Mission

To ensure the continued success of the community through leadership, service, participation, innovation and enthusiasm.

YPN Vision

To inspire emerging leaders in the community while enhancing personal and professional growth.

YPN Values

(1) service and participation; (2) innovation and enthusiasm; (3) principles and leadership

Join Howard County’s Young Professional Network

YPN membership is free with your Howard County Chamber membership. If your company is not a member, contact the Chamber's VP of Programs and Strategic Initiatives, Kristi Simon. YPN also welcomes area businesses that want to increase their visibility and support young professionals as annual sponsors or event sponsors. For more information about sponsorship opportunities and benefits, contact the YPN sponsorship committee.

Thank you to our YPN Annual Sponsors: