Join the best & brightest young business professionals in Nanaimo

Upcoming Events

YPN Holiday Party: A Splash of Red! LOCATION: Melange

December 9, 2021

'Tis the Season for the YPN Holiday Party! Join us for food, drinks, games and prizes.

About this event:
Please join the Young Professionals of Nanaimo for a night of celebrating the Holidays!

This year's theme is A Splash of Red.

Tickets: $50 each. Ticket includes a selection of canapes and appetizers, and 1 drink ticket. Additional drinks will be available for purchase. There are only 80 tickets available so get them quick!

Tickets available here:

Date: Thursday, December 9th

Start Time: 7:00 pm

Where: Melange Restaurant | 101 - 223 Commercial Street, Nanaimo

Show your Holiday spirit by wearing A Splash of Red!

Stay tuned for further details about prizes, games, and activities. Looking forward to seeing you there!

This event will follow BC Provincial Health Guidelines. Proof of Vaccination is required at entry. We kindly ask that you do not attend if you're feeling unwell.

YPN Book Club!

Once a month! Starting November 23, 2021

Share lessons from a book that helped you in your professional journey!

- Each member shares the name of their book, author and a few lessons they learned from that book.

- Also share examples of how they have implemented those lessons in their professional life.

- Bring your beverage and snacks of choice!

Park Beautification - Beban Kinsmen Participark

Second Saturday of every month

Join us on the second Saturday of every month for a walk, chat and some park beautification:
-July 10, Aug 14, Sept 11,Oct 16, Nov 13, Dec 11, Jan 8, Feb 12, Mar 12, Apr 9, May 14


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