The Young Professionals Network is a group of young professionals (within Chamber Membership) that embrace and accelerate personal and professional growth by offering a sense of belonging within the business community, diverse meaningful connections and leadership opportunities. New members are always welcome and can join at any time throughout the year.
Check back periodically as new projects are always in the works! The funds raised at the annual events go towards the YPN fund, which is used for donations to area non-profits, local scholarships and various YPN projects. Members can volunteer to help with the planning of these events.
Monthly Luncheon: Join us for lunch on the first Wednesday of each month to network with peers, hear from area professionals, stay updated on YPN events and learn more about the Bemidji community. YPN Membership includes the monthly lunch. Visitors are also welcome - cost is $12.
YPN Golf Classic: It's often said that business deals and partnerships are made on the golf course. This YPN tournament is open to the public and all skill levels are welcome. This is the group's largest fundraising event. Open to the public.
Oktoberfest Beer & Wine Tasting: As Fall hits full stride, join YPN to taste test the beer and wine provided by area businesses. From craft beers to locally made wines, not only are the drinks flowing, but so is the conversation. Open to the public.
Winterfest - 1/2 way to Dragonboat Cornhole Tournament: You just can't wait a whole year for another cornhole tournament. This popular event is the only indoor event held during Winterfest. Stay warm while your friends are jumping in the lake! Open to the public.