Young Erie Professionals (YEP)

Mission Statement: Young Erie Professionals is dedicated to providing opportunities for emerging leaders and career-minded peers to develop professionally, while actively participating in their community to connect, attract and retain young talent in the local workforce.

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If you are actively seeking ways to:

  • Build your career in Erie
  • Meet new people
  • Expand your network
  • Give back to the Erie community
  • Be part of developing its potential

Then YEP is the organization for you!                                    

Members enjoy a number of benefits including:                          

  • Exclusive networking events
  • Monthly newsletters outlining upcoming opportunities
  • Community/Civic Involvement
  • Professional/Leadership Development
  • Become a Young Erie Ambassador

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Thank you to our Annual Sponsors!

Marquette Savings Bank   Networking Technologies

What is a Young Professional?

Young Professionals are generally considered as working adults between the ages of 21 and 40. Members of the Young Erie Professionals are in this age group.

How much is membership in YEP?

The annual membership fee is $50 if you or your employer is a member in good standing of the Erie Regional Chamber and Growth Partnership and $75 annually if  you or your employer is not a member.

Do I have to be a Erie Regional Chamber member to join YEP?

No, but we encourage you and your company to help shape the business landscapy of the Erie region by becoming members of the ERCGP! YEP membership is seperate from the Chamber membership. YEP is a program of the ERCGP and wants to support the growth and development of the area's young talented workforce.

Can I join YEP online?

Yes, you can join YEP online, and members can renew their annual membership online.

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