Young Professionals Network

About YPN Idaho Falls

The Young Professional Network of Idaho Falls was started in January 2008 as a committee of the Greater Idaho Falls Chamber of Commerce.  Recognizing the need for the young professionals of the Idaho Falls area to connect, they provide opportunities through leadership and education. YPN is an inclusive group designed to provide career-minded young professionals with opportunities to develop socially, professionally, and civically. YPN has a myriad of members from various industries and businesses, from all career levels. YPN offers many opportunities for our members to cultivate meaningful relationships while serving as a resource for our community.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to inspire, connect, and engage young professionals in the greater Idaho Falls area and to help develop the future leaders of our community.

Our Purpose

  • Professional & Leadership Development
  • Business & Social Networking
  • Community & Civic Involvement

 YPN Events

Monthly Meetup Series

The Monthly Meetup Series is free to YPN members and guests invited as potential members. It is held on the second Tuesday of the month at the Willard Arts Center (450 A Street, Idaho Falls) at 8:00 a.m. (light breakfast provided). YPN members have the opportunity to learn from key community leaders who will share their experiences and provide information and training to assist with the professional development of the Idaho Falls YPN community

2017 Schedule

Tuesday, January 10, 4:00 p.m.

Nate Eaton,

~ Monthly Meetups changed to 8 a.m. ~

Tuesday, February 21, 8:00 a.m.

Dana Briggs, Economic Development Coordinator, City of Idaho Falls, “What is economic development?”

Tuesday, March 14, 8:00 a.m.

Shawn Anderson, real estate agent, “Marketing yourself and standing out from the crowd”

Monday, April 10, 8:00 a.m.

Tuesday, May 9, 8:00 a.m.



August Bi-Annual Social


Biannual Socials

An essential component of building relationships and connecting is providing venues for young professionals to connect with one another. The YPN will host two social gatherings each year designed to help members connect in a social environment.