The Charlotte Chamber Young Professionals (CCYPs) develop informational programs, as well as networking events, for young professionals ages 21-39 and connect them to volunteer opportunities within the chamber and the broader community. CCYPs is led by a board of directors, consisting of chamber members, who are committed to cultivating a young and diverse workforce as a competitive advantage for Charlotte's growing economy. As a leading voice for Charlotte's young professionals, CCYPs collaborates with local groups that share its commitment to attracting and retaining young talent in the business community.

Programs and events include luncheons, after-hours mixers and the Charlotte Chamber Young Professional Awards – The YPs. Please visit to register for upcoming events. CCYPs communicate with their audience through monthly email newsletters, electronic invitations to programs and events, and the Young Professionals Blog. Chamber members who would like to explore volunteer opportunities with the Charlotte Chamber Young Professionals can go to CCYPs Volunteer Committees.

Employees of Charlotte Chamber member companies, who are between 21 and 39 years of age, are members of both the chamber and CCYPs. If your company would like to learn more about becoming a chamber member, please contact Lee Cooley at For other inquiries, contact

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