Join the best & brightest young business professionals in Nanaimo

Upcoming Events

Park Beautification

Every second Sat - 1pm

Join us on the second Saturday of every month for a walk, chat and some park beautification* (June 12, July 10, Aug 14, Sept 11).

The YPN adopted this park and we have access to the City of Nanaimo's supplies for these cleanup efforts.

Do some volunteer work while meeting some other great community members and help keep our park beautiful for everyone to enjoy!

*also known as litter pick up

Cheque Presentation- Adapt Island

April 29th - 6:00pm

With thanks to our supporters and directors, the Young Professionals of Nanaimo (YPN) is pleased to provide a donation to a local organization, Adapt Island, To promote central Vancouver Island’s accessibility to the outdoors, to physical activity, and to sports- particularly important during a year of COVID-19.

Broom Bust

May 8th - 1:00PM

Meet at the entrance to the park, kitty corner from the main Beban parking lot. This is not considered a social event or gathering


About Us

The Young Professionals of Nanaimo (YPN) is a not-for-profit organization working toward creating a vibrant and connected network of Nanaimo’s top young professionals, entrepreneurs and employees.

Our membership is comprised of some of the best and brightest business professionals in Nanaimo under the age of 40. Whether you are new to Nanaimo, or are simply interested in expanding your professional network, the YPN is a great way to get connected!

The Amazing Race

All YPN members are welcome and encouraged to join the Amazing YPN Race. From September to April there will opportunities to participate in fun, friend-building, not-that-challenging challenges. Collect challenge points in a race to become the Amazing YPN Champion and the Amazing YPN Champion Team. There is no cost to participate.

Meet The Team