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Young Professionals of Chicago offers a variety of professional and social events including: monthly networking breakfasts and happy hours, professional development workshops and speakers, cultural and sporting events, volunteer opportunities and much more! If you have questions on an event or would like to suggest a future event please e-mail We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming event.


Members Only Event @ AceBounce

As a thank you to our YPC Members we are hosting our first Members Only event of 2017 at AceBounce on June 6th from 5:30pm-7:30pm. We have reserved (3) ping pong tables for YPC Members and look forward to connecting more of our members with each other!

When: June 6th, 5:30pm-7:30pm

Where: AceBounce, 230 N. Clark St., Chicago, IL 60601

Includes: (3 reserved ping pong tables (guests are responsible for food and drink)


Price: $0.00

Date: June 6, 2017

Available Spaces: 31

Member Only Event

YPC Business For Breakfast @ TBD

Are you an early riser, too busy to make an after work event or looking to make the most of as many networking opportunities as possible? YPC Business for Breakfast provides you with an informal, yet impactful start to your day. Included is an assortment of breakfast options, coffee, juice and an hour of networking with other attendees. Space is limited to the first 40 and you must register in advance (below), so set those alarms and join us! All attendees must register in advance as the events can reach capacity.

This event is FREE for 2017 Annual YPC Members and $10.00 for Non-YPC Members!

Includes: Assortment of breakfast options, coffee, juice & water

Where: TBD

Price: $10.00

Date: June 6, 2017

Available Spaces: 15

YPC Social Connect @ Lizzie McNeill's Irish Pub Patio

YPC Social Connect is a monthly networking event taking place on the third Thursday of every month with the goal of connecting young professionals in Chicago to enhance professional and personal relationships. We hope you can join us for some drinks, food and networking! All attendees must register in advance as the events can reach capacity.

This event is FREE for 2017 Annual YPC Members and $20.00 for Non-YPC Members!

Includes: (2) drink tickets and light appetizers

Where: Lizzie McNeil's Irish Pub, 400 N. McClurg Ct., Chicago, IL 60611

Price: $20.00

Date: June 15, 2017

Available Spaces: 55

Community Outreach Volunteer Event with Inspiration Corporation

YPC presents our first Community Outreach Event of 2017 with Inspiration Corporation, a non-profit dedicated towards helping the homeless with programs that enable them to reach their fullest potential for self-sufficiency

On June 19th from 5:00pm-8:00pm we will be hosting a community dinner at Inspiration Kitchens restaurant located at 3504 W. Lake St. The kitchen invites anyone who lives in East Garfield Park and surrounding neighborhoods to come for a delicious dinner!

**There is no charge to attend the event, but spots are limited, so hurry up and register below! **
Date: June 19
Time: 5:00-8:00 pm
Location: Inspiration Kitchens, 3504 W. Lake St
Duties Include: 
  • Set up from 5:00pm-6:00pm
  • Serving food on a buffet line from 6:00pm-7:30 pm
  • Busing plates during meals service
  • Clean up from 7:30pm-8:30pm

Price: $0.00

Date: June 19, 2017

Available Spaces: 7

Professional Development Series: Entreprenurial Panel @ WeWork Kinzie

Have you ever thought about starting your own business? Join us for our 3rd Professional Development Series event at WeWork Kinzie which will feature a panel of local entrepreneurs discussing everything from how they made the decision to start their business, the challenges in doing so and what they learned along the way. This event is perfect for anyone with an entrepreneurial spirit, creative mind and overall curiosity of personal growth! This event is $5.00 for YPC Members and $20.00 for Non-YPC Members.


Includes: Beer, wine and light appetizers.

Where: WeWork Kiznie (20 West Kinzie St., Suite 1700)


Price: $15.00

Date: June 21, 2017

Available Spaces: 56

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