The group offers opportunities to network with local community and business leaders for young professionals and the young-at-heart, helping to make Howard County a place where Millennials and Gen Z want to work, play, live, and shop. See Upcoming YPN Events
Benefits of Becoming a Young Professionals Network Member
- Influence public policy at the local and state levels
- Contribute entrepreneurial ideas
- Get recognized with other outstanding business leaders
- Be a voice in your community
- Advance your career
Empowering young professionals to create opportunities that will make each other most successful.
To inspire emerging leaders in the community while enhancing personal and professional growth.
- Service and Participation
- Innovation and Enthusiasm
- 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 Leonardo McClarty, President of the Chamber.
YPN also welcomes area businesses that want to increase their visibility and support this young professionals organization as annual sponsors or event sponsors. For more information about sponsorship opportunities and benefits, contact the YPN sponsorship committee.
Turn Up Tuesday Mixers
Turn Up Tuesdays are YPN’s exclusive networking mixers held six times a year on the first Tuesday of every other month from 5:00- 7:00 PM.
Howard County Chamber Leadership & Impact Program
YPN, in partnership with Howard Community College Training & Development Solutions, offers a 20-hour professional development cohort program designed to help young professionals grow in the following areas: Critical Thinking, Priority Management, Effective Communication, Influencing Up, and Presentation Skills. Learn more here!
Thank You to Our YPN Annual Partners: