Networking Resources

  • Young Nonprofit Professionals Network of Milwaukee (YNPN) - $25 per year
    Helping young professionals enhance the nonprofit sector, YNPN is the preeminent resource and connector for an engaged nonprofit community that strengthens Milwaukee.
  • FUEL Milwaukee - $50 per year 
    Young professional arm of the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce (MMAC). Charged with making Milwaukee a destination for local and global talent. Works closely with employers to improve Milwaukee's image, increase community engagement and grow more contemporary workplaces.
  • Hispanic Professionals of Greater Milwaukee (HPGM) - $50 per year
    To create a dynamic environment for Hispanic professionals to thrive by fostering leadership, mentoring, education, networking, and new initiatives that support Hispanics and Hispanic businesses.
  • Milwaukee Urban League Young Professionals (MULYP) - $50 per year 
    Auxiliary of the Milwaukee Urban League (MUL). A network of young professionals, aged 21-40, dedicated to community service, personal and professional development. Mentor young adults and serve others with community service projects throughout Wisconsin. Trains, develops, and educates young professionals to take leadership roles within the National Urban League, corporate and government sectors, and society-at-large.
  • NEWaukee - FREE
    One of Milwaukee’s original Young Professional organizations. Founded in 2009 by two recent college graduates, NEWaukee’s original intent was to give Milwaukee’s young professionals a way to socialize and explore the city with their peers. Membership core is made up of young professionals ages 23 – 35, who are looking for a way to get to know the city of Milwaukee and the people in it.
  • Rotaract Club of Milwaukee - $60 per year 
    Stands for "Rotary in Action" - a professional leadership and service orientated club. Members are young men and women between 18 and 30 years of age.
  • JCI Greater Milwaukee 
    Non-profit organization of young active citizens age 18 to 40 who are engaged and committed to creating impact in their communities. Active citizens are individuals invested in the future of our world. JCI gathers active citizens from all sectors of society.
  • Ad2Milwaukee - $40 every 6 months, or $70 per year
    Goal is to help young professionals build knowledge and nurture successful relationships throughout the advertising industry in Milwaukee. For more than 30 years Ad 2 has been a group reaching out to students through education, to local communities through public service campaigns for non-profits, and to other professionals, we strive to make a difference.
  • Milwaukee Black Professionals
    A city engagement organization dedicated to attracting and retaining young black talent to the Milwaukee Region. MBP's mission is to foster the progression of young black Milwaukeeans as community leaders, cultivators of a vibrant black community, and active participants in the development of a diverse and inclusive city.
  • Archdiocese of Milwaukee
    Young Adult Ministry 
    Groups for anyone in their 20s and 30s seeking a Catholic community of friends seeking to grow in faith together. Feature events hosted by the Archdiocese and individual parish Ministries, including Theology on Tap, and Service Events.
  • Milwaukee’s New in Town 20-30s Group 
    Everyone is welcome to join this group - people new to Milwaukee, and people who have lived in/around Milwaukee all their lives! Though mostly in the age range of 20-30 years old, welcome people of all ages. Try to have a variety of outdoor and indoor activities available.
  • Conservative Young Professionals of Milwaukee 
    A group of young professionals located in the greater Milwaukee area who believe that our state and nation need conservative leadership to meet today’s challenges. Concerned about economic growth and the fiscal vitality of the greater Milwaukee area.
  • Milwaukee Social Club - $50 one-time 
    Offers nine different indoor and outdoor sports year-round, and sponsors large social events, including Miller Park tailgates, ski trips and camping weekends. People sign up either as a team or a "free agent" who gets placed on a team. Has 500 members, but as many 2,000 participants who play the sports each year. The average age of club members is 30. “Networking while not being afraid to get dirty.”
  • WGIRLS Milwaukee 
    WGIRLS Milwaukee is the premiere organization for young professional women for volunteering, hosting fundraising events and promoting awareness for Milwaukee’s most critical non-profit organizations that represent underprivileged women and children.  By partnering with other nonprofit organizations whose goals align closely with our own, the WGIRLS are able to affect reverberating positive change in the lives of countless underprivileged women and children.
  • Young Milwaukee Charitable Organization, Inc. 
    Strives to connect young professionals with charitable causes in the Milwaukee area by hosting events and offering volunteer opportunities.
  • YP Impact - $50 per year 
    Goal is to engage members with their community at a deeper level. Do this through a combination of networking and volunteerism. Hosts monthly events, which alternate between happy hour receptions in Metro Milwaukee, and structured volunteer events.
  • BMA-Milwaukee, University Outreach/Young Professionals Committee - $75 per year (under 30 years old) 
    Purpose is to assist students and young professionals with their marketing career development. Provides quality educational and experiential events for college students studying marketing communications - as well as for recent graduates and young professionals. Defines a "young professional" as someone recently graduated with any degree from an accredited university, college or trade school.
  • Young LGBT Professionals of Milwaukee - $35 per year 
    Part of the Wisconsin LGBT Chamber of Commerce, an organization of gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and LGBT-allied businesses, professionals and individuals throughout the state of Wisconsin. Promote economic opportunities for the LGBT community by being an advocate and resource for all member businesses that promote equality.
  • YP Collaborative 
    A young professionals’ volunteer group to help Meta House make greater strides in supporting women overcoming substance abuse.
  • Milwaukee Habitat Young Professionals (HYP) 
    Seeks to engage socially conscious young professionals in greater Milwaukee to support Milwaukee Habitat for Humanity’s mission: to transform lives and communities by providing low-income families with affordable homeownership opportunities.
  • Young Jewish Adults of Milwaukee (YJAM) 
    Jointly sponsored by Hillel, the Harry and Rose Samson Family Jewish Community Center, and the Milwaukee Jewish Federation's Young Leadership Division, this group offers activities for young Jewish adults in their 20's and 30's. Programs include social, cultural, educational, holiday, and athletic events that are held throughout the year.
  • Milwaukee Bethesda Associate Board 
    Young professionals and community leaders dedicated to generating awareness of Bethesda's mission locally through fundraising and service events.
  • Skylight ENSEMBLE - FREE
    Skylight Music Theatre's young professional organization, with fun, collaborative events that support the local theater community. Open to young professionals ages 21- 40.
  • International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP), Downtown Milwaukee Chapter - $138 per year
    Professional association for office professionals with approximately 40,000 members and affiliates and nearly 600 chapters worldwide. Mission is to enhance the success of career-minded administrative professionals by providing opportunities for growth through education, community building and leadership development.
  • WI Alumni Assoc. (WAA) - UW Young Alumni Club - $50 per year
    Social organization devoted to UW-Madison alums alums who graduated in the past 15 years, and spreading the Badger spirit in Milwaukee.
  • Marquette Young Alumni Association 
    An organization to stay connected and carry Marquette's message into a career and community.
  • StartupMKE 
    Provides entrepreneurs with access to mentorship, capital, talent, affordable office space and a community of like-minded entrepreneurs. Work with growth companies in the high-tech and services industries with scalable business models.
  • Corporate Casual - $125 per year 
    Provide relationship building opportunities to experienced accountants, attorneys, bankers and other professionals in a social and educational setting. At each event, offer informative and dynamic speakers that appeal to all three professions and other business owners and leaders.