Join the best & brightest young business professionals in Nanaimo

Upcoming Events

The Amazing Race Continued

All Year

From August to April there will be opportunities to participate in fun, friend-building, not-that-challenging challenges (while following public health protocols outlined in BC’s Response to COVID-19)...

Gardening Series

March 31st - 7:00PM

This new way of looking at growing your own food will optimize your growing success for this upcoming grow season!

Gardens Can Save The World

February 25th - 7:00PM

We face sustainability issues that put all of our futures at risk, but what if one small change could fix it all?


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.

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