genYP

 

Urbandale’s Young Professionals Group: genYP

Invest in yourself and expand your network with one of the most highly regarded young professional groups in the Des Moines area. GenYP provides unique opportunities for young business individuals to connect with other emerging leaders through structured networking events, professional development, and community outreach activities.

Some of our featured events include our professional development series taught by local college and university professors and our mentorship program, which connects genYP members with Urbandale Chamber members to exchange valuable advice for professional growth. 

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Get Involved!  Join a genYP Committee

Ready to Join? 

Any Urbandale area young professional between the ages of 21 and 40 is welcome to become a member of genYP. The annual cost is $50 for those employed by a Chamber-member company and $80 for those employed by a non-Chamber-member company (or those who are seeking employment). Don’t wait! Call us at (515) 331-6855 to get your membership started.

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2 weeks ago
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Whether you're seeking guidance or eager to share your expertise, let's embark on a journey of mutual growth and empowerment. Join us at the 2024 Mentorship Program Kickoff Event presented by Palmer Group on Thursday, May 16th!

Attend to learn more about the program, or sign up in advance to be a mentor or mentee and meet your match at this event!

Register for the kickoff AND complete intake forms here! loom.ly/rD4x0IA
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Whether youre seeking guidance or eager to share your expertise, lets embark on a journey of mutual growth and empowerment. Join us at the 2024 Mentorship Program Kickoff Event presented by Palmer Group on Thursday, May 16th! 

Attend to learn more about the program, or sign up in advance to be a mentor or mentee and meet your match at this event! 

Register for the kickoff AND complete intake forms here! https://loom.ly/rD4x0IA
2 weeks ago
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Check out our genYP upcoming events! You won't want to miss these great networking and learning opportunities!
Register here: loom.ly/fasUZh8
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Check out our genYP upcoming events! You wont want to miss these great networking and learning opportunities!
Register here: https://loom.ly/fasUZh8
3 weeks ago
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Tonight’s genYPM was hosted by Austad's Golf. We got to learn more about their business and had a fun “closest to the pin” competition on their golf simulators! ... See MoreSee Less

Tonight’s genYPM was hosted by Austads Golf. We got to learn more about their business and had a fun “closest to the pin” competition on their golf simulators!Image attachmentImage attachment+Image attachment
3 weeks ago
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This Thursday! You won't want to miss this month's genYPM hosted by Austad's Golf!
Register today! : loom.ly/3NQ7DXo
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This Thursday! You wont want to miss this months genYPM hosted by Austads Golf!
Register today! : https://loom.ly/3NQ7DXo
1 month ago
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You won't want to miss our next genYPM hosted by Austad's Golf! This fun filled, structured networking event is the perfect way to meet other professionals and strengthen those communication skills!

Register here: loom.ly/3NQ7DXo
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You wont want to miss our next genYPM hosted by Austads Golf! This fun filled, structured networking event is the perfect way to meet other professionals and strengthen those communication skills! 

Register here: https://loom.ly/3NQ7DXo
1 month ago
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Don't forget—the Women Empowerment Breakfast is tomorrow morning! Can't wait to see you there. ✨ ... See MoreSee Less

Dont forget—the Women Empowerment Breakfast is tomorrow morning! Cant wait to see you there. ✨Image attachmentImage attachment
1 month ago
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The professional development committee organized an amazing line up of CEOs for the annual CEO Panel, hosted this morning. This annual event offers a unique glance into the career paths of 5 local CEOs. YPs got the chance to hear each professional’s history then break into small groups to ask personalized questions and gain mentorship.

Thank you to Donutland for the amazing donuts and coffee! And thank you to R&R Realty Group for allowing us to be the first group to use their BRAND NEW space at the newly renovated Crescent Building.
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The professional development committee organized an amazing line up of CEOs for the annual CEO Panel, hosted this morning. This annual event offers a unique glance into the career paths of 5 local CEOs. YPs got the chance to hear each professional’s history then break into small groups to ask personalized questions and gain mentorship. 

Thank you to Donutland for the amazing donuts and coffee! And thank you to R&R Realty Group for allowing us to be the first group to use their BRAND NEW space at the newly renovated Crescent Building.Image attachmentImage attachment+4Image attachment
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CEO Panel- happening now!
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And the 2024 genYP March Madness Bracket Challenge winners are………..

4. Holly Adams winning a $25 gift certificate to the The Ducktail Lounge!
3. Mark Courter winning $25 to the The U Bar & Grill!
2. Michael Ketchum winning 1 year membership to Dinks Pickleball!
1. Susan Skeries winning 1 hour golf simulation and a large pizza at McDivot's Indoor Sports Pub!

Congratulations and thank you for participating!
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1 month ago
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THIS WEDNESDAY!! We are so excited to hear Terry Nielson, CEO of Raccoon Valley Bank as well as our other wonderful CEO's speak this Wednesday from 8:30-10:30AM. This will be a fantastic event to attend in order to learn more about running your business and connecting with other professionals! Sign up today!

Register here: loom.ly/sZ5ZKkM
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2 months ago
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Come join us for our yearly CEO panel! This is your chance to hear from local CEOs and have your questions answered about leadership, career paths, cultivating great company culture, and more. This is a can't miss event! Register now at uniquelyurbandale.com ... See MoreSee Less

Come join us for our yearly CEO panel! This is your chance to hear from local CEOs and have your questions answered about leadership, career paths, cultivating great company culture, and more. This is a cant miss event! Register now at uniquelyurbandale.com
2 months ago
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Our CEO Panel is coming up NEXT WEEK! Register now for the opportunity to get to know local CEO's and ask them your questions as young professionals. This event is a fun-filled way to learn and expand our networks!
You won't want to miss!
Register here: loom.ly/sZ5ZKkM
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2 months ago
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🗓️ Upcoming events for April! Make sure to get registered for all the fun events this month with GenYP!

Events calendar and registration: loom.ly/SMkhcX4
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🗓️ Upcoming events for April! Make sure to get registered for all the fun events this month with GenYP! 

Events calendar and registration: https://loom.ly/SMkhcX4
2 months ago
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Don't forget! Our genYP CEO Panel is just around the corner! This event is designed to get your questions answered about what it means to be a business leader and the unique challenges they face. You won't want to miss hearing from Jane Nady, owner of Imperfect Pathways, and our other amazing CEO's joining us on April 10th.

Register here: loom.ly/sZ5ZKkM
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2 months ago
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Don't forget to mark those calendars! Our next genYPM is next Thursday, April 4th from 5-6PM. This event is hosteMidland Credit UnionUnion. If you haven't already registered, be sure to get signed up. We should love to see you there!

Register here: loom.ly/tzDcEkM
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Dont forget to mark those calendars! Our next genYPM is next Thursday, April 4th from 5-6PM. This event is hosted by Midland Credit Union. If you havent already registered, be sure to get signed up. We should love to see you there! 

Register here: https://loom.ly/tzDcEkM
2 months ago
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Preview Our Panel! Meet Courtney De Ronde, CEO of Forge Financial & Management Consulting! She is so excited to meet you all, and answer any questions you may have! Get signed up for this can't-miss event!

Register Here!: loom.ly/sZ5ZKkM
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2 months ago
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Did you know the Mentorship Program is always accepting new mentors and mentees? It’s never too late to join! #mentorship #relationshipbuilding ... See MoreSee Less

Did you know the Mentorship Program is always accepting new mentors and mentees? It’s never too late to join! #mentorship #relationshipbuilding
2 months ago
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March Madness is here! 🏀

This afternoon our crew got together at WAYBeyondBall to learn about their mission and give back to their non profit. Each $10 donation gives access to one bracket. After completing our brackets, we got to hit the court for a few games of Knockout!
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March Madness is here! 🏀 

This afternoon our crew got together at WAYBeyondBall to learn about their mission and give back to their non profit. Each $10 donation gives access to one bracket. After completing our brackets, we got to hit the court for a few games of Knockout!Image attachmentImage attachment+6Image attachment
2 months ago
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The CEO panel is coming up on April 10th! This is a can't miss event! You'll have the chance to meet with local CEOs and have your questions answered. Register now at uniquelyurbandale.com! ... See MoreSee Less

The CEO panel is coming up on April 10th! This is a cant miss event! Youll have the chance to meet with local CEOs and have your questions answered. Register now at uniquelyurbandale.com!
2 months ago
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Our “pack” is having a blast at Iowa Wolves Family Day! ... See MoreSee Less

Our “pack” is having a blast at Iowa Wolves Family Day!Image attachmentImage attachment+1Image attachment
2 months ago
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This month's GenYPM was hosted by our friends at Mosaic in Central Iowa! We had a blast getting to know other genYP members, building our networks, and practicing relationship building skills. Thank you Mosaic for sharing your space with us and hosting this event!
Join us next month for this fun and engaging networking event focused on young professional growth.
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2 months ago
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Ready to get involved in a committee? The Professional Development Committee is a great place to start, as you can grow in your career and professional life. They meet once a month and you can sit in on a meeting with no commitment needed. #professionaldevelopment #YoungProfessionals #DSM ... See MoreSee Less

Ready to get involved in a committee? The Professional Development Committee is a great place to start, as you can grow in your career and professional life. They meet once a month and you can sit in on a meeting with no commitment needed. #professionaldevelopment #youngprofessionals #DSM
2 months ago
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It's TIME! March Madness is HERE! This year, the committee has teamed up with Beyond Ball as the recipient of the March Madness donations. The Kickoff Party will be held at Beyond Ball, where attendees will have the chance to check out their facility and in-house basketball court, learn about their mission, complete brackets and play a little basketball! Please bring tennis shoes if you'd like to play. No black soles, please!
Registration link: loom.ly/xOPdOTk
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Its TIME! March Madness is HERE! This year, the committee has teamed up with Beyond Ball as the recipient of the March Madness donations. The Kickoff Party will be held at Beyond Ball, where attendees will have the chance to check out their facility and in-house basketball court, learn about their mission, complete brackets and play a little basketball! Please bring tennis shoes if youd like to play. No black soles, please! 
Registration link: https://loom.ly/xOPdOTk
2 months ago
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We're 1 month out from genYP's CAN'T MISS event of the year! Unlock the secrets of success at the CEO Panel! Join us for an exclusive opportunity to connect with Des Moines' visionary leaders. Make meaningful connections and gain valuable insights on leadership, career paths, and building exceptional company culture. Don't miss your chance to engage in insightful conversations that count!

Register for the event here:https://loom.ly/U-4XhJg
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Were 1 month out from genYPs CANT MISS event of the year! Unlock the secrets of success at the CEO Panel! Join us for an exclusive opportunity to connect with Des Moines visionary leaders. Make meaningful connections and gain valuable insights on leadership, career paths, and building exceptional company culture. Dont miss your chance to engage in insightful conversations that count! 

Register for the event here:https://loom.ly/U-4XhJg
2 months ago
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