Join the best & brightest young business professionals in Nanaimo

Upcoming Events

YPN Annual General Meeting at Black Rabbit

May 12, 2022

The AGM will be held on May 12 at 5:30pm at Black Rabbit located at 321 Selby St. Click link for more details

YPN Meaningful Conversations with Yash

Once a month!

Come have a chat about issues that matter to you in your professional life. We all need a sounding board and this is a safe, welcoming space for you to find that. We meet up once a month to discuss a topic posted for that month

- May Topic:
What was a pivotal moment of your career? Was it a person, book, place, workshop or perhaps just a moment?
- What did this change for you?
-Does this still apply to you?
-Feel free to share the highs and lows that you faced because of this pivotal moment
- Bring your beverage and snacks of choice!

Happy Hour! Lantzville Pub

May 26, 2022

Join us on May 26 at the Lantzville Pub for Happy Hour!

Beban Park Cleanup! Kinsmen Participark

June 11, 2022

Join us on Saturday, May 14 at 1pm at our Adopted Park: Kinsmen Participark for some fresh air, great conversation and park beautification* (*garbage pickup)


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