Build Your Network
The core of YPECT is building a network. These casual, comfortable events with professional peers offer the chance to socialize while you develop networking skills that carry over to other situations. YPsocials are held in some of eastern CT’s premier venues and unique destinations, from novelle at Mohegan Sun to Fields of Fire in Mystic.
Grow Your Skills
YPECT creates workshops designed around the interests of young professionals. Sip and Share skill-building workshops connect you with experts—in areas like personal finance, marketing yourself or starting a side hustle—and a good cup of joe. Tips from the Top conversations have you meet and chat casually with top executives from the region, to learn about their paths to the top and to ask your questions. YPECT connects you will all the Chamber events: networking, workshops, and speakers.
Serve Your Community
A great way to connect with each other and the region, YPECT engages in community service projects with our nonprofit members. Work with your fellow YPs at a food drive, take a charity walk, or fill a backpack with school supplies. YPECT also joins in local parades and expos to gain exposure and engage new subscribers.
While many YPs work in a corporate setting, the network includes artists, teachers, military, home-based businesses, entrepreneurs, healthcare providers, nonprofit employees, students, and all the unique contributors to the local economy.
If you don’t tick all the boxes above, don’t worry – we offer other great ways to get engaged: