Columbus Young Professionals Week is a collaborative calendar of events & activities celebrating Columbus and all the great things there are to experience for young professionals, college students, and emerging leaders. YP Week welcomes thousands of attendees to dozens of events across the Columbus region in partnership with more than 60 young professional organizations, initiatives, employer resource groups, nonprofits, and more. Most events are free, while some charge an admission fee. Join us from August 24-30, 2020!
Join CYP Club and 50 other local YP organizations, including New Albany Young Professionals (NAYP) for a Columbus YP Week Kickoff Party Monday, August 24 at Polaris Fashion Place. The Kickoff Party event which is free to attend and will welcome hundreds of attendees in a networking/expo style event that offers social connections, business networking, live performances, food stations with complimentary food samples, giveaways, a live concert featuring Honey and Blue, interactive makerspace activities, a beer garden for charity, and so much more.
Event features include:
• Complimentary food & desserts from several local restaurants
• "Pop-up" performances featuring Red Herring Theatre and Hashtag Comedy
• Live concert featuring Honey & Blue (from 7:30-8:30pm)
• Additional music provided by D&M DJ Entertainment
• Awards ceremony for the Next Up Columbus Awards
• Beer garden for charity to benefit Femergy
• Trivia games & prizes by MYLE
• Science experiments hosted by COSI
• Live letterpress printing hosted by PrintColumbus.com
• Photo booths & interactive photo areas
• Interactive games, VR (virtual reality) spaces, cornhole and yard games, and expo tables featuring more than 80 groups, associations, and resources for young professionals
• Networking with CYP Club members and friends
• Free parking