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 among 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



 2018 Happy Hours

Friday, January 19: TYP Goes to the Instagrammys - TYP is heading to the EDGE Happy Hour at Tempe Center for the Arts  from 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm. Ralph Remington, City of Tempe's Arts and Cultural Deputy Director, as well as American theater producer, theater director, actor, writer, former funder, and former politician, will share with TYP how to create and perfect a KILLER elevator speech. After practicing what we learn from Ralph, we'll enjoy the Tempe Instagrammy's award presentation celebrating the photographers and the best photos taken in 2017. We'll enjoy a cash bar and food in the lobby of the beautiful Tempe Center of the Arts as we mix, mingle and network. Start off 2018 with a gaggle of new contacts, friends and ideas!

Saturday, February 24: Spring Training with Mayor Mitchell - join Tempe Mayor Mark Mitchell and your fellow Tempe Young Professionals for a day of Spring Training at the ballpark in the City of Tempe suite as the Los Angeles Angels take on the Milwaukee Brewers Saturday, February 24th, at 1:10 pm. Ticket price includes admission to the game, free food and a beer of your choice. Tickets are $40 per person, space is limited to the first 24 signs ups, so tickets will be allotted on a first-come first-serve basis so  

Tuesday, February 27: TYP + ASU Young Alumni = Let's Roll!  Tempe Young Professionals and ASU's Young Alumni group get together to network & socialize at RA Sushi on Mill Avenue in downtown Tempe. Cash bar + free apps. 5:30 - 6:15 pm  Mixer networking, 6:15 pm Sushi rolling class: limit of 15 people for the class, $15 each.  

Tuesday, March 20: TYP Taco Tuesday at El Hefe Super Macho Taqueria - join TYP for happy hour at El Hefe Super Macho Taqueria on Mill Avenue on Tuesday, March 20 from 5:30 - 7:00 pm. Bring your business cards, meet new people and TACOS!!   

Wednesday, April 18: Happy Hour at Union Tempe - Experience the newest concept in urban living in downtown Tempe with an exclusive TYP tour of Union Tempe. A community dedicated to wellness, featuring state-of-the-art fitness amenities, a rooftop outdoor space with pool, cabanas and a yoga area. For your serious side, a business Think Tank and for the furry set, a dog park and dog washing stations. Plus, we'll tour units to see just how cool urban living can be. Details

Wednesday, May 16: Happy Hour at Freezer's Ice House - Meet new people? Billiards, darts, libations and great food? Yes, please! Freezer's Ice House on Broadway and Mill Ave is hosting TYP's May Happy Hour. Save the date and plan to network, play pool and have some fun. Details



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