Catherine Ross
Ross Creative Works
Kate Shields

Why Join & Be Involved in YPN?

The Young Professionals Network (YPN) furthers the Chamber’s mission by promoting the growth and development of the next generation of business and civic leaders. YPN provides professional and personal growth, develops leadership skills, and encourages business alliances through participation, education, programming, recruitment and mutual support within the Chamber and community.

The Young Professionals Network is a great way to:

  • Refine your leadership abilities
  • Enhance your personal skills
  • Develop business relationships
  • Build lasting friendships
  • Contribute to our community

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Meeting Times

Meeting Note (effective 1/19/21): Meetings will be candid virtual conversations with community and business leaders through late spring. We will be evaluating additional outdoor activities once the weather warms up. Keep an eye on our Chamber calendar for more information. Typical monthly programming prior to COVID restrictions is reflected below.

Professional Development Breakfasts:  Second Thursday of each month 7:30 – 9:00 a.m. at Two Brothers Barrel House at 16 W. Jefferson Avenue in downtown Naperville. 

Networking Luncheons: Fourth Thursday of each month at 11:30 – 1 p.m. at various dining establishments throughout the Naperville region.

For additional information, contact staff liaison Lindsay Ewing at or 630.544.336

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