Young Professionals Group for those Under 40

Rochester Regional Chamber Launches Young Professionals Group

On November 9 at 9:00 a.m. the Young Professionals of the Rochester (YPR) Regional Chamber of Commerce will host a morning event featuring Rochester Hills Mayor Bryan K. Barnett.

YPR, which was recently initiated by the Chamber, provides professionals under the age of 40 the chance to build strong relationships, develop professionally, and become engaged in the community.

Young Professionals of the Rochester

Young Professionals of the Rochester

“Connecting young professionals with their peers and providing opportunities for growth is essential to attracting and retaining young talent,” states Chamber President Sheri Heiney. “We are proud to support this young group of leaders that are committed to community involvement and professional growth.”

Mayor Barnett will speak about professional development skill sets and innovative ways to overcome obstacles faced by young professionals.

“YPR is driving the professional growth of millennials in our region by providing opportunities to build relationships and learn more about community resources,” states YPR Board Member Maria Willett. “Through a variety of speaking engagements and social events we hope to cultivate the next generation of leaders for the greater Rochester area.”

The Rochester Hills City Hall is located at 1000 Rochester Hills Drive. This is no charge for the event but registration is required. To learn more or to register for this event, please visit

About the Young Professionals of Rochester

The Young Professionals of Rochester (YPR) will consist of chamber members who are under 40 years of age or businesses that have been operating for less than five years. There will be five divisions of YPR including – Professional Development, Social Networking, Mentoring Programs, Special Events, and Civic/Philanthropy. Anyone in the greater Rochester area is welcome to join. Participants must be a chamber member in good standing. Business membership rates vary and student membership in the chamber is available for $75 annually and not only includes access to YPR but also the many benefits membership in the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce has to provide.

The Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce is an award winning Chamber in the state of Michigan. Founded in 1955, the Chamber is the principal voice of the business community in Rochester, Rochester Hills, and Oakland Township. We are focused on fostering a favorable business climate, and promoting orderly, progressive development for our region. The Mission of the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce is to provide leadership and resources in order to advance business development in partnership with civic, cultural, and educational interests for the benefit of its members and the community.


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