The Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Network is a resource, forum, and voice in the community. The YPN exists to create business opportunities, support civic involvement and promote an overall investment in the future of the community. It is designed to provide opportunities for young professionals to develop the skills they need to succeed in their chosen profession or occupation and to engage and introduce young professionals to the region's resources and possibilities.
Who can join the YPN: Membership is open to any young professional, ages 21-39, working/residing in Sioux Falls or a surrounding community.
Membership: As a member you may choose to attend meetings, networking functions, and seminars as your schedule allows. The Chamber office will send meeting notices and function announcements via email to all YPN members. Current membership is over 700 strong.
Benefits of Joining:
Invitation to all YPN events
Access to member only events
Access to community volunteer opportunities
Collective voice for young professionals in the Sioux Falls area
Opportunity to build a network/relationships with other young professionals
Discounted event fees
Education and professional advancement opportunities
Get connected in the Sioux Falls area
Associated with the Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce
Interact with the region's prominent business leaders and policy officials
Cost: Chamber members-$25 per year (click here to see if your company is a Chamber member)
Non-Chamber member-$50 per year
Renewals: All YPN memberships are good for one year form the join date. Members will receive an invoice annually on their sign up date.
Breakdown of Aged: Under 23: 2%
35 & Over: 11%
Gender: 43 percent male, 57 percent female
Job Industries: The Chamber YPN includes members from numerous companies in a variety of industries. The following chart shows where our members come from:
Location: Our members come from a variety of hometowns, both in and out of South Dakota:
In addition to joining the Chamber YPN, many have lent their voice and expertise in the organization of the activities and events being planned for the coming year. Below is a list of the Action Teams. If you are interested in becoming involved in one of the Action Teams, contact Kate at 373-2002.
Civic Involvement & Economic Development
- Our Sioux Falls
- Entrepreneur Support Roundtables
- Candidate Forums
- Your Voice Matters
- Civic Leadership and The Public Servant
Membership & Marketing
- Membership Blitz
- YPN Perks
Personal & Professional Development
- A Seat at the Table
- Learning Circle Exchange & Support Lunches
- Regional YPN Summit
- Family Picnic in the Park
- 1st Anniversary Celebration
- YPN Off the Clock
- Meet us at the Mixer
- World's Largest Office Holiday Party
- Winter Gathering @ Great Bear
- YPN @ the Canaries
- East Bank Downtown Block Party
YPN Steering Committee
The Sioux Falls Area Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Network exists to create business opportunities, support civic involvement and promote an overall investment in the future of the community.
Our mission is to cultivate an informed and involved young professional community in the Sioux Falls area in order to retain and attract young a diverse talent.
The programs and events of the Chamber YPN are under the direction of our members through the YPN Steering Committee. Steering Committee meetings are held monthly.