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

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. 

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. 

Saturday, June 23: Brunch Crawl in downtown Tempe from 9:30 am - 2:00 pm - because brunch is always a good idea! 4 brunch spots, food and drink specials, a Brunch t-shirt, bounce back offer through Labor Day and free parking! Americana Burgers & Beer + Pedal Haus Brewery + Morning Squeeze + Blasted Barley Beer Company = yes please! Purchase tickets by May 31 for early bird rate!

Wednesday, July 18: Happy Hour at Americana Burgers & Beer from 5:30 - 7:30 pm. Join people from all professions that are passionate about living or working in Tempe - meet new people, mingle with young professionals and enjoy one of Mill Avenue's newest hot spots. Cash bar and hosted appetizers. 350 S. Mill Avenue. RSVP HERE

Saturday, September 15: Brunch at Morning Squeeze Tempe from 10:30 am - 12:30 pm. Looking for a job? Business for your side-gig? Meet new people? Join us for lunch at Morning Squeeze in Tempe on Saturday, September 15 from 10:30 am - 12:30 pm. We'll have a section on the mist-cooled patio to mix & mingle and enjoy all the brunch favs. Enjoy a FREE breakfast taco with the purchase of a mimosa or a non-alcoholic smoothie. Morning Squeeze Tempe 690 S. Mill Avenue (in Centerpoint Plaza across from AMC Theatres). RSVP HERE

Tuesday, October 2: Save the Date - it's Oktoberfest at Pedal Haus Brewery from 5:30 - 7:30 pm!



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