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

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!

Friday, November 16: Join us for the EDGE happy hour at Tempe Center for the Arts from 5:30 - 7:30 pm. This event offers cash bar and live music! Don't miss this opportunity to network with other young professionals while you listen to live music by Flamenco Por La Vida. Tempe Center for the Arts offers a parking shuttle. For more info, you can visit their website. RSVP HERE

Tuesday. December 4: Kick off the holidays with friends, live music, yummy tacos and by supporting Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley. Join TYP at Illegal Pete's on Mill Avenue on Tuesday, December 4 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm for happy hour pricing, small bites, and live music on the patio. Illegal Pete's is donating 50% of the happy hour mixer profits to the Boys & Girls Clubs of the East Valley - bring your friends, colleagues and business cards. RSVP HERE





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