Meet People | Build Connections | Plug in to the Community

Tempe Young Professionals is an organization for young professionals in Downtown Tempe and Tempe in general. TYP’s goal is to build community amongst young professionals in Tempe by hosting its own events, informing you of community events, and enabling you to engage with one another. Our events include social networking, civic engagement, professional development, arts and culture and more.

TYP holds a networking mixer | happy hour every month with plans to expand opportunities as membership increases.

Why Join?

  • Meet people
  • Build your network & social capital
  • Opportunity to share advice with/from your peers
  • Access to civic leaders, insight on latest trends, innovations, technology, and best practices
  • Job opportunities (60-80% of jobs are found through networking)
  • Opportunity to give back to community by volunteering and participate with non-profit organizations and events
  • Learn more about the people and places that make Downtown Tempe a great place to work


Fall 2017 Happy Hours

Thursday, September 21 from 5:30 - 7:00 pm at SALT on Tempe Town Lake - Come check out the latest concept in urban lakeside living and meet other young professionals that work or live in Tempe. Invite co-workers and friends and enjoy beautiful Tempe Town Lake at sunset, the luxurious amenities of SALT, drinks and eats by sandwich royalty, Earl of Sandwich. SALT at Tempe Town Lake – 260 E. Rio Salado Parkway  

Wednesday, October 18 from 5:30 - 7:00 pm at The Funky Monk - Snap on your shades & step into Mill Avenue’s newest psychedelic restaurant, bar, and nightclub – The Funky Monk. Bring your business cards, network and meet new people. Enjoy Happy Hour prices (you pay) from 5 – 7 pm, delicious appetizers (courtesy of The Funky Monk) and a Cosmic Slushy Tasting, followed by a $1 Cosmic Slushy for each TYP member.  The Funky Monk, 526 S. Mill Avenue

Wednesday, November 8 from 4:30 - 6:30 pm at The Madison Tempe & Culinary Dropout - Join TYP for heart thumping bass, renowned DJ’s and mesmerizing lights at The Madison Tempe’s Party on a Bike® studio turned night club. This high intensity #partyonabike will not only get your heart rate up, but will make you feel like you just spent 50 minutes at the best dance party in town.  A state of the art sound system, DJ booth and laser shows that awe are sure to make time fly by. After, we’ll walk over to The Yard/Culinary Dropout for drinks & eats at Happy Hour prices.  The Madison Tempe | The Yard/Culinary Dropout, 149 S. Farmer Avenue

Wednesday, December 6 from 5:30 - 7:00 pm at The Cabin Tempe - Because cool, interesting people in Tempe should know other interesting cool people in Tempe, you're invited to TYP's Holiday Happy Hour. Join TYP for a holiday networking happy hour at Mill Avenue's newest hot spot - Cabin Tempe. You'll have the opportunity to meet (other) amazing and successful people, pass around business cards, enjoy delicious food (thanks Cabin!) + drinks (happy hour prices, your dime), all over the gorgeous view of downtown Tempe - one of the ONLY rooftop patios downtown. Cabin Tempe is located at 410 S. Mill Avenue.

Look for 2018 events posted soon!


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