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P.O. Box 850 • Bemidji, MN 56601

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Monthly Luncheon

Wednesday, April 1

Program: YPN 101 - Meet your Leadership Council, Sub-committee members, and Chamber staff liaison. 

Note: Due to COVID-19 precautions. We will not meet as a group for the April meeting. YPN 101 presentation will be sent to all members.  Please watch for this email.


Bemidji Young Professionals Network

Providing Personal & Professional Growth for Generation Now Our mission is to engage and connect dedicated young professionals (within Chamber Membership) to embrace and accelerate personal and professional growth by offering a sense of belonging within the business community, diverse meaningful connections and leadership opportunities.

Top 10 Reasons To Join YPN

1. Align yourself with fellow young professionals (ages 20 to 40+)

2. Contribute to and enrich the business community

3. Hang out with a bunch of good looking, talented and very cool people

4. Advance your professional development through innovative presentations and relevant discussion

5. Impress your boss with what you have learned, including your newly discovered cornhole tossing abilities

6. Participate in luncheons, fundraising events and community projects

7. Namedrop your new connections (if you can't remember their names, refer to Our Members page)

8. Learn and gain access to our community's industry leaders

9. Receive discounts on premier YPN events

10. Officially claim you have a social life just by volunteering to be on the YPN social media committee

Leadership Council

YPN Idea

Alicia Erickson

2019-2020 Chair
Sterling Carpet One
218-751-1063 | Email


Lauren Flier

2019-2020 Vice Chair
Graphic Designer
218-751-0151 | Email


Chloe Keprios Tryon

Past Chair
Business Account Executive
Paul Bunyan Communications
218-444-1157 | Email


Cole Young

Development Officer
Sanford Health
218-751-5430 | Email


Kari Cooper

Communications Manager
Northwest Minnesota Foundation
218-759-2057 | Email


Lindsay West

Admissions Representative
Bemidji State University
218.755.2176 | Email

Learn More About Our Sponsorship Opportunities

Media Sponsor Benefits

Annual Memberships for two employees to represent your business as YPN members. ($280 value)

Recognition and visibility for your business in YPN marketing material for luncheons and events, Facebook promotions.

Business logo and link on YPN website.

Business logo displayed at events throughout the membership year.

Verbal recognition of sponsorship at events throughout the membership year.

Monthly Luncheon Sponsor Benefits

$60 investment. (lunch included- limit one)

3-5 minute presentation in front of a captive audience (targeting today's young professionals).

Logo placement in Chamber Newsletter.

Logo placement on YPN monthly agenda.

Logo included in all social media and paper advertisements.

Annual Sponsors

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