Young Professionals Organization (YPO)


"Chico Young Professionals Organization... where leadership begins"

About the YPO
Upcoming YPO Events 
YPO Opportunities

About the YPO
The Chico Chamber's Young Professionals Organization (YPO) was created in April 2010 in an effort to bring together the region's young business people for networking and socializing.

YPO Mission Statement
"Young career-oriented individuals fostering community leadership through networking and professional development."

YPO Vision Statement & Values
"Chico YPO creates awareness of the positive attributes young professionals bring to their employer and the community as a whole by valuing commitment, ambition, civic engagement, integrity, respect and camaraderie in a welcoming atmosphere."

To learn more, visit YPO on Facebook!
To receive YPO event reminders and updates, provide your e-mail address to

Become an official YPO Member by filling out a YPO Application!
Not sure if you're a Chico Chamber Member? Look up your company here!

Thank you to Golden Valley Bank for being our Sponsor!!
Golden Valley Bank


Interested in sponsoring the YPO? Click here to view our range of sponsorship opportunities!



Upcoming YPO Events


Leadership Luncheon
JimOsgoodWednesday, May 20, 2015
Speaker: Jim Osgood, President & CEO of Klean Kanteen
Location:  Klean Kanteen | 3960 Morrow Lane
Time: 11:30a.m. to 1p.m.
Cost:  $15 for YPO & Chamber Members; $20 for Guests
Pre-registration with payment is required to attend.  Click here to sign-up!


Save the date!
YPO E.P.I.C. Event: Emerging Professionals Inspiring Connections
Wednesday, August 19, 2015 @ The Foodie Cafe
999 Maurader Street, Chico 95973 |  6p.m.
$30 for hors d'oeuvres and no-host bar; tickets on-sale soon!
Bring your employer, co-workers and friends with you as we support the Chico Young Professionals Organization by attending this annual celebration of leadership, professional development and camaraderie!
Includes a presentation for the 2014-2015 YPO Mentor of the Year Award.  Past award recipients include:  Jolene Francis, Rick Anderson, and Valerie Reddemann.  
This is a great opportunity to mix and mingle with past YPO speakers, local business leaders and other young professionals!  
YPO Awards sponsored in part by Allevity

Click here to view photos from our events!

Click here to view a list of all our 2015 events! Save the dates!


YPO Opportunities

Volunteer at Thursday Night Market!  The Downtown Chico Business Association is seeking volunteers to assist at Thursday Night Market during the 2015 season (April through September).  Contact Stephanie at to volunteer, today!