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.

Attend a genYP Event

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 $40 for those employed by a Chamber-member company and $70 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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Join us on Thursday, December 2 at 8:00am!

Joseph Jones, Executive Director of the Harkin Institute for Public Policy & Citizen Engagement will present on Cultivating Leadership Influence. Josephs years and variety of experience will provide thoughtful and useful information for attendees.

The Branding Yourself as a Professional Workshop Series, presented by Midland Credit Union, is designed to provide young professionals with information to excel in their professional and civic endeavors. The series includes four different workshop classes. Participants will be introduced to new tools to bolster their careers, interact with leaders, and be challenged as future leaders. 

Register today!

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Coffee with the Mayor is MONDAY!! ☕

We hope to see you on Monday (November 22nd) at 7:30am to learn the ins and outs on how Mayor Andeweg became involved in the community, eventually becoming mayor, as well as how you can make a difference in your local community! 

The informal event will be held in the RODAN Board Room at the Urbandale Chamber (2830 100th St., Ste. 110.) and is free to attend for all genYP members. 

BONUS: Coffee and a light breakfast will be provided! ☕️🥐

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