Aug
3
6:00 pm18:00

Social Engagement Committee Meeting

  • TBD

Committee meetings are a great way to get involved. Join a committee and get to know other young professionals with your interests, learn from local leaders and contribute to something new.

The mission of the Social Engagement Committee is to create relational and social value for YP membership. By partnering with existing organizations in the community, this committee will support the cultural and artistic resources in the community.

Aug
8
6:00 pm18:00

Servant Leadership Committee Meeting

  • TBD

Committee meetings are a great way to get involved. Join a committee and get to know other young professionals with your interests, learn from local leaders and contribute to something new.

The mission of the Servant Leadership Committee is to give back to the community. This committee will encourage and facilitate community service in the local community. Focus will be on connecting YPs to local projects and non-profit entities that need volunteers and facilitate the creation of more qualified young volunteer leaders for board service.

Aug
15
6:00 pm18:00

Leadership & Career Development Committee Meeting

  • TBD

Committee meetings are a great way to get involved. Join a committee and get to know other young professionals with your interests, learn from local leaders and contribute to something new.

The mission of the Career & Leadership Development is to provide YPs with exceptional leadership learning opportunities and recognize YPs for exceptional leadership and service in the community. This committee facilitates participation in unique career development opportunities outside of the workplace. It is also the goal of this committee to expose area business to talented YPs and vice versa.

Learn on the Go
Aug
23
11:30 am11:30

Learn on the Go

  • Columbus GA Chamber of Commerce, Saunders Boardroom

A lunch series featuring a community leader who speaks on various leadership topics to provide YPs with the resources needed for career and personal growth.

Aug
23
6:00 pm18:00

Governmental Affairs Committee Meeting

  • The Cannon Brewpub

Committee meetings are a great way to get involved. Join a committee and get to know other young professionals with your interests, learn from local leaders and contribute to something new.

The mission of the Governmental Affairs committee is to educate YP members about the political process and critical local and regional issues. The goal is to enhance awareness and engage YP members by promoting active dialogue among YP members, political candidates, and public officials. YP does not support specific political parties or groups.

Sep
7
6:00 pm18:00

Social Engagement Committee Meeting

  • TBD

Committee meetings are a great way to get involved. Join a committee and get to know other young professionals with your interests, learn from local leaders and contribute to something new.

The mission of the Social Engagement Committee is to create relational and social value for YP membership. By partnering with existing organizations in the community, this committee will support the cultural and artistic resources in the community.

Sep
12
6:00 pm18:00

Servant Leadership Committee Meeting

  • TBD

Committee meetings are a great way to get involved. Join a committee and get to know other young professionals with your interests, learn from local leaders and contribute to something new.

The mission of the Servant Leadership Committee is to give back to the community. This committee will encourage and facilitate community service in the local community. Focus will be on connecting YPs to local projects and non-profit entities that need volunteers and facilitate the creation of more qualified young volunteer leaders for board service.

Sep
19
6:00 pm18:00

Leadership & Career Development Committee Meeting

  • TBD

Committee meetings are a great way to get involved. Join a committee and get to know other young professionals with your interests, learn from local leaders and contribute to something new.

The mission of the Career & Leadership Development is to provide YPs with exceptional leadership learning opportunities and recognize YPs for exceptional leadership and service in the community. This committee facilitates participation in unique career development opportunities outside of the workplace. It is also the goal of this committee to expose area business to talented YPs and vice versa.

Sep
27
6:00 pm18:00

Governmental Affairs Committee Meeting

  • The Cannon Brewpub

Committee meetings are a great way to get involved. Join a committee and get to know other young professionals with your interests, learn from local leaders and contribute to something new.

The mission of the Governmental Affairs committee is to educate YP members about the political process and critical local and regional issues. The goal is to enhance awareness and engage YP members by promoting active dialogue among YP members, political candidates, and public officials. YP does not support specific political parties or groups.

Oct
5
6:00 pm18:00

Social Engagement Committee Meeting

  • TBD

Committee meetings are a great way to get involved. Join a committee and get to know other young professionals with your interests, learn from local leaders and contribute to something new.

The mission of the Social Engagement Committee is to create relational and social value for YP membership. By partnering with existing organizations in the community, this committee will support the cultural and artistic resources in the community.

Oct
10
6:00 pm18:00

Servant Leadership Committee Meeting

  • TBD

Committee meetings are a great way to get involved. Join a committee and get to know other young professionals with your interests, learn from local leaders and contribute to something new.

The mission of the Servant Leadership Committee is to give back to the community. This committee will encourage and facilitate community service in the local community. Focus will be on connecting YPs to local projects and non-profit entities that need volunteers and facilitate the creation of more qualified young volunteer leaders for board service.

Oct
17
6:00 pm18:00

Leadership & Career Development Committee Meeting

  • TBD

Committee meetings are a great way to get involved. Join a committee and get to know other young professionals with your interests, learn from local leaders and contribute to something new.

The mission of the Career & Leadership Development is to provide YPs with exceptional leadership learning opportunities and recognize YPs for exceptional leadership and service in the community. This committee facilitates participation in unique career development opportunities outside of the workplace. It is also the goal of this committee to expose area business to talented YPs and vice versa.

Oct
25
6:00 pm18:00

Governmental Affairs Committee Meeting

  • The Cannon Brewpub

Committee meetings are a great way to get involved. Join a committee and get to know other young professionals with your interests, learn from local leaders and contribute to something new.

The mission of the Governmental Affairs committee is to educate YP members about the political process and critical local and regional issues. The goal is to enhance awareness and engage YP members by promoting active dialogue among YP members, political candidates, and public officials. YP does not support specific political parties or groups.

Scream on the Green
Oct
27
6:00 pm18:00

Scream on the Green

  • CSU RiverPark Campus

An outdoor movie free and open to the public, this is the largest YP event of the year. NEW this year, we will be partnering with Uptown's Friday night concert series.

Nov
2
6:00 pm18:00

Social Engagement Committee Meeting

  • TBD

Committee meetings are a great way to get involved. Join a committee and get to know other young professionals with your interests, learn from local leaders and contribute to something new.

The mission of the Social Engagement Committee is to create relational and social value for YP membership. By partnering with existing organizations in the community, this committee will support the cultural and artistic resources in the community.

Learn on the Go
Nov
8
11:30 am11:30

Learn on the Go

  • Columbus GA Chamber of Commerce, Saunders Boardroom

A lunch series featuring a community leader who speaks on various leadership topics to provide YPs with the resources needed for career and personal growth.

Nov
14
6:00 pm18:00

Servant Leadership Committee Meeting

  • TBD

Committee meetings are a great way to get involved. Join a committee and get to know other young professionals with your interests, learn from local leaders and contribute to something new.

The mission of the Servant Leadership Committee is to give back to the community. This committee will encourage and facilitate community service in the local community. Focus will be on connecting YPs to local projects and non-profit entities that need volunteers and facilitate the creation of more qualified young volunteer leaders for board service.

Nov
21
6:00 pm18:00

Leadership & Career Development Committee Meeting

  • TBD

Committee meetings are a great way to get involved. Join a committee and get to know other young professionals with your interests, learn from local leaders and contribute to something new.

The mission of the Career & Leadership Development is to provide YPs with exceptional leadership learning opportunities and recognize YPs for exceptional leadership and service in the community. This committee facilitates participation in unique career development opportunities outside of the workplace. It is also the goal of this committee to expose area business to talented YPs and vice versa.

Nov
29
6:00 pm18:00

Governmental Affairs Committee Meeting

  • The Cannon Brewpub

Committee meetings are a great way to get involved. Join a committee and get to know other young professionals with your interests, learn from local leaders and contribute to something new.

The mission of the Governmental Affairs committee is to educate YP members about the political process and critical local and regional issues. The goal is to enhance awareness and engage YP members by promoting active dialogue among YP members, political candidates, and public officials. YP does not support specific political parties or groups.

Dec
7
6:00 pm18:00

Social Engagement Committee Meeting

  • TBD

Committee meetings are a great way to get involved. Join a committee and get to know other young professionals with your interests, learn from local leaders and contribute to something new.

The mission of the Social Engagement Committee is to create relational and social value for YP membership. By partnering with existing organizations in the community, this committee will support the cultural and artistic resources in the community.

Dec
12
6:00 pm18:00

Servant Leadership Committee Meeting

  • TBD

Committee meetings are a great way to get involved. Join a committee and get to know other young professionals with your interests, learn from local leaders and contribute to something new.

The mission of the Servant Leadership Committee is to give back to the community. This committee will encourage and facilitate community service in the local community. Focus will be on connecting YPs to local projects and non-profit entities that need volunteers and facilitate the creation of more qualified young volunteer leaders for board service.

Dec
19
6:00 pm18:00

Leadership & Career Development Committee Meeting

  • TBD

Committee meetings are a great way to get involved. Join a committee and get to know other young professionals with your interests, learn from local leaders and contribute to something new.

The mission of the Career & Leadership Development is to provide YPs with exceptional leadership learning opportunities and recognize YPs for exceptional leadership and service in the community. This committee facilitates participation in unique career development opportunities outside of the workplace. It is also the goal of this committee to expose area business to talented YPs and vice versa.


Connect Columbus
Jul
13
5:30 pm17:30

Connect Columbus

  • RiverCenter For The Performing Arts

Are you looking for a way to engage in the community? To see why the Columbus, Georgia Region is a great place to work, live & play?

In an effort to connect Young Professionals to the community, this event will feature networking opportunities with various social, civic, recreational or professional organizations. This event serves as an outlet for individuals with the desire to explore the thriving cultural and special interest communities within the Region. 

Free for YPs or $10 for Future YPs. RSVP or purchase your tickets today!

Jun
28
6:00 pm18:00

Governmental Affairs Committee Meeting

  • The Cannon Brewpub

For this session of "Conversations at the Cannon," we'll be chatting with Dr. David Lewis, the Superintendent of the Muscogee County School District.

Committee meetings are a great way to get involved. Join a committee and get to know other young professionals with your interests, learn from local leaders and contribute to something new.

The mission of the Governmental Affairs committee is to educate YP members about the political process and critical local and regional issues. The goal is to enhance awareness and engage YP members by promoting active dialogue among YP members, political candidates, and public officials. YP does not support specific political parties or groups.

Learn on the Go
Jun
28
11:30 am11:30

Learn on the Go

  • Columbus Public Library

A lunch series featuring a community leader who speaks on various leadership topics to provide YPs with the resources needed for career and personal growth.

This session, we'll dive into the topic of Community Resources. What is the cultural make up of our city? Where do you fit in and how can you plug in?

May
26
11:30 am11:30

Get on Boards (part 2)

  • Columbus GA Chamber of Commerce, Saunders Boardroom

A four-part leadership series, designed to prepare Young Professionals to be leaders within the community and be better prepared to serve on boards within the community if and when called upon.

May
24
6:00 pm18:00

Governmental Affairs Committee Meeting

  • The Cannon Brewpub

Committee meetings are a great way to get involved. Join a committee and get to know other young professionals with your interests, learn from local leaders and contribute to something new.

The mission of the Governmental Affairs committee is to educate YP members about the political process and critical local and regional issues. The goal is to enhance awareness and engage YP members by promoting active dialogue among YP members, political candidates, and public officials. YP does not support specific political parties or groups.

May
16
6:00 pm18:00

Leadership & Career Development Committee Meeting

  • TBD

Committee meetings are a great way to get involved. Join a committee and get to know other young professionals with your interests, learn from local leaders and contribute to something new.

The mission of the Career & Leadership Development is to provide YPs with exceptional leadership learning opportunities and recognize YPs for exceptional leadership and service in the community. This committee facilitates participation in unique career development opportunities outside of the workplace. It is also the goal of this committee to expose area business to talented YPs and vice versa.

May
9
6:00 pm18:00

Servant Leadership Committee Meeting

  • Wicked Hen

Committee meetings are a great way to get involved. Join a committee and get to know other young professionals with your interests, learn from local leaders and contribute to something new.

The mission of the Servant Leadership Committee is to give back to the community. This committee will encourage and facilitate community service in the local community. Focus will be on connecting YPs to local projects and non-profit entities that need volunteers and facilitate the creation of more qualified young volunteer leaders for board service.

May
4
6:00 pm18:00

Social Engagement Committee Meeting

  • The Loft

Join the Social Engagement Committee for their May Meeting and then experience Columbus' only weekly stand up comedy show at the Loft! Purchase your tickets for the comedy show HERE!

The mission of the Social Engagement Committee is to create relational and social value for YP membership. By partnering with existing organizations in the community, this committee will support the cultural and artistic resources in the community.

Quarterly MeetUp at Nonic Bar & Kitchen
May
3
5:30 pm17:30

Quarterly MeetUp at Nonic Bar & Kitchen

  • Nonic Bar & Kitchen

Join us Wednesday, May 3rd for our quarterly meet up to mix and mingle with other young professionals in your community! This is a great opportunity to bring future YPs to find out all about what the YP Program has to offer!

Let us know you're coming and share it with your friends on Facebook!

Get On Boards
Apr
28
11:30 am11:30

Get On Boards

  • Greater Columbus Georgia Chamber of Commerce

Ever felt the desire to get more involved with your community and serve on a Board but weren't sure where to start or if you were even ready to be of service? New to 2017, YP is launching a four part informative series designed to prepare YPs to hold a seat at the table and make an impact. 

Join us Friday, April 28th and hear from Goodwill Industries of the Southern Rivers, President and CEO, Jane Seckinger give an overview of what board service entails, from time commitments, personal and professional qualifications and more! 

This is the first step to receiving an official Young Professionals Board Certification and after completing all four sessions we will personally match you with a non-profit to serve during the 2018-19 year. 

Space is limited to the first thirty members to register, so take the first step towards service today and RSVP here.

Apr
26
6:00 pm18:00

Governmental Affairs Committee Meeting

  • The Cannon Brewpub

Committee meetings are a great way to get involved. Join a committee and get to know other young professionals with your interests, learn from local leaders and contribute to something new.

The mission of the Governmental Affairs committee is to educate YP members about the political process and critical local and regional issues. The goal is to enhance awareness and engage YP members by promoting active dialogue among YP members, political candidates, and public officials. YP does not support specific political parties or groups.

Apr
18
6:00 pm18:00

Leadership & Career Development Committee Meeting

  • TBD

Committee meetings are a great way to get involved. Join a committee and get to know other young professionals with your interests, learn from local leaders and contribute to something new.

The mission of the Career & Leadership Development is to provide YPs with exceptional leadership learning opportunities and recognize YPs for exceptional leadership and service in the community. This committee facilitates participation in unique career development opportunities outside of the workplace. It is also the goal of this committee to expose area business to talented YPs and vice versa.

Learn on the Go
Apr
12
11:30 am11:30

Learn on the Go

  • Columbus GA Chamber of Commerce, Saunders Boardroom

A lunch series featuring a community leader who speaks on various leadership topics to provide YPs with the resources needed for career and personal growth.

Apr
11
6:00 pm18:00

Servant Leadership Committee Meeting

  • TBD

Committee meetings are a great way to get involved. Join a committee and get to know other young professionals with your interests, learn from local leaders and contribute to something new.

The mission of the Servant Leadership Committee is to give back to the community. This committee will encourage and facilitate community service in the local community. Focus will be on connecting YPs to local projects and non-profit entities that need volunteers and facilitate the creation of more qualified young volunteer leaders for board service.

Apr
7
11:30 am11:30

Get on Boards (part 1)

  • Columbus GA Chamber of Commerce, Saunders Boardroom

A four-part leadership series, designed to prepare Young Professionals to be leaders within the community and be better prepared to serve on boards within the community if and when called upon.

Apr
6
6:00 pm18:00

Social Engagement Committee Meeting

  • TBD

Committee meetings are a great way to get involved. Join a committee and get to know other young professionals with your interests, learn from local leaders and contribute to something new.

The mission of the Social Engagement Committee is to create relational and social value for YP membership. By partnering with existing organizations in the community, this committee will support the cultural and artistic resources in the community.

Kaleidoscope
Apr
1
7:30 pm19:30

Kaleidoscope

  • RiverCenter for the Performing Arts – Bill Heard Theater Stage

The Columbus State University Schwob School of Music presents "Kaleidoscope" an amazing fast-paced showcase of talent from around the world, this concert is truly a marquee event for Columbus. 250 students are featured in different combinations, with short selections moving seamlessly from one to the next. Excitement builds right to the end of this 70 minute extravaganza. Prepare to be blown away!

This ticket usually sells for $20 but is FREE for YP Members! A private reception for YP members will be on the stage in Legacy Hall following the performance.

To reserve your ticket simply click here.

Mar
22
6:00 pm18:00

Governmental Affairs Committee Meeting

  • The Cannon Brew Pub

Committee meetings are a great way to get involved. Join a committee and get to know other young professionals with your interests, learn from local leaders and contribute to something new.

The mission of the Governmental Affairs committee is to educate YP members about the political process and critical local and regional issues. The goal is to enhance awareness and engage YP members by promoting active dialogue among YP members, political candidates, and public officials. YP does not support specific political parties or groups.

Mar
21
6:00 pm18:00

Leadership & Career Development Committee Meeting

  • B Merrells

 

Mar
14
6:00 pm18:00

Servant Leadership Committee Meeting

  • TBD

Committee meetings are a great way to get involved. Join a committee and get to know other young professionals with your interests, learn from local leaders and contribute to something new.

The mission of the Servant Leadership Committee is to give back to the community. This committee will encourage and facilitate community service in the local community. Focus will be on connecting YPs to local projects and non-profit entities that need volunteers and facilitate the creation of more qualified young volunteer leaders for board service.

Cocktails & Company
Mar
9
5:30 pm17:30

Cocktails & Company

  • Green Island Country Club

Register Here

5:30 PM – Networking
6:00 PM – Program Begins

Join the Young Professionals as we host Greater Columbus GA Chamber of Commerce President & CEO, Brian Anderson for our very first Cocktails & Company of 2017.
 
Free Member Exclusive
YP MEMBERS ONLY
Includes hors d'oeuvres and beverages

Cocktails & Company grants YPs the opportunity to gather in an intimate setting with an established regional leader who shares personal experiences of triumphs, struggles & life lessons. Members have the opportunity to engage the speaker through questions to gain insight on his/her professional development and leadership journey.

Mar
1
6:00 pm18:00

Social Engagement Committee Meeting

  • Wild Wing Cafe

Committee meetings are a great way to get involved. Join a committee and get to know other young professionals with your interests, learn from local leaders and contribute to something new.

The mission of the Social Engagement Committee is to create relational and social value for YP membership. By partnering with existing organizations in the community, this committee will support the cultural and artistic resources in the community.

YP Oscar Noteworthy Party
Feb
24
6:00 pm18:00

YP Oscar Noteworthy Party

  • RiverCenter for the Performing Arts

Walk the red carpet and join the Young Professionals for a night at the Symphony with a Noteworthy party to prelude the Columbus Symphony Orchestra at the Oscars. For only $25, YP's receive food, drinks & a ticket to the concert featuring the most memorable Oscar-winning film scores. 

Thrill to the music of John Williams (Star Wars), John Barry (Out of Africa and James Bond), Maurice Jarre (Lawrence of Arabia) and many, many more. Right this way, and smile pretty for the paparazzi

Feb
22
6:00 pm18:00

Governmental Affairs Committee Meeting

  • The Cannon Brewpub

Committee meetings are a great way to get involved. Join a committee and get to know other young professionals with your interests, learn from local leaders and contribute to something new.

The mission of the Governmental Affairs committee is to educate YP members about the political process and critical local and regional issues. The goal is to enhance awareness and engage YP members by promoting active dialogue among YP members, political candidates, and public officials. YP does not support specific political parties or groups.

Feb
21
6:00 pm18:00

Leadership & Career Development Committee Meeting

  • Wild Wing Cafe

 

Feb
14
6:00 pm18:00

Servant Leadership Committee Meeting

  • TBD

Committee meetings are a great way to get involved. Join a committee and get to know other young professionals with your interests, learn from local leaders and contribute to something new.

The mission of the Servant Leadership Committee is to give back to the community. This committee will encourage and facilitate community service in the local community. Focus will be on connecting YPs to local projects and non-profit entities that need volunteers and facilitate the creation of more qualified young volunteer leaders for board service.

Feb
2
6:00 pm18:00

Social Engagement Committee Meeting

  • Columbus Civic Center

Night at the Cottonmouths

Admission: $10 if you'd like to attend the game or FREE for just the meeting

Committee meetings are a great way to get involved. Join a committee and get to know other young professionals with your interests, learn from local leaders and contribute to something new.

The mission of the Social Engagement Committee is to create relational and social value for YP membership. By partnering with existing organizations in the community, this committee will support the cultural and artistic resources in the community.

Health Means Business Forum
Feb
2
8:30 am08:30

Health Means Business Forum

  • CSU, Cunningham Center

The Columbus, GA Forum is part of the national Health Means Business campaign to promote better health through economic opportunity. The Forum will explore the links between health and economic development, and is part of an exciting campaign created in partnership with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

For more info: https://www.uschamberfoundation.org/event/columbus-ga-health-means-business-forum

To register: https://www.regonline.com/builder/site/?eventid=1904742

Young Professionals 2017 Kickoff
Jan
12
6:00 pm18:00

Young Professionals 2017 Kickoff

  • RiverMill Event Centre

Join the Greater Columbus Georgia Young Professionals as we celebrate the successes of 2016 and look ahead to 2017. 

This evening is free and open to anyone ages 21-40 to come and discover why the Young Professionals program is truly a light in our community and how YOU can be apart of it!