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Concord Young Professionals Network

Welcome to the Concord Young Professionals Network (CYPN), a professional and personal development initiative of the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce. CYPN is a vibrant program that promotes networking opportunities for young professionals (generally 22-40) by helping them make connections in the community and providing them with a professional, casual and non-intimidating setting. All are welcome!

Free networking events are held on the third Wednesday of every month at various Concord venues, where hundreds of young professionals of all ages can interact socially, build a network of contacts, exchange ideas and have fun. A free Lunch & Learn seminar is offered on the first Thursday of the month.

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Congratulations to Jeremy Woodward, Concord's Young Professional of the Year!
The Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Jeremy Woodward was chosen as its 2014 Young Professional of the Year at the Chamber's 2014 Pinnacle Awards in May.  Join us for the 2015 Pinnacle Awards on Thursday, May 28th at 11:30am!

Upcoming CYPN events

Free monthly networking events are hosted at different venues around Concord where hundreds of young professionals come to interact socially, build a network of contacts, exchange ideas and have fun. CYPN's monthly "Lunch & Learn," held the first Thursday of the month, is a series of business-related topics of interest to young professionals, offered in a casual, lunch-time setting. We invite you to bring a bag lunch and enjoy a dynamic conversation about a variety of interesting subjects.

Lunch & Learn: The Future of Wellness in the Workplace 
Thursday, April 2, 11:45am-1:00pm
Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce

The Changing Landscape: The Future of Wellness in the Workplace

The corporate wellness industry continues to grow as more and more companies recognize the value of healthier, more engaged, and happier employees. Wellness programs are becoming less about “ROI” and more about the value beyond the dollar; less about single Biggest Loser challenges and more about building a strong foundation and supportive environment for employees to make healthy choices. This presentation will discuss some of the ideas that are becoming a thing of the past, and what you need to know to be on the cutting edge of employee wellness.

Presented by Stephanie Ceccherini, The Lawson Group. Seating is limited; light lunch will be served. RSVP


April Networking at Cole Gardens
Wednesday, April 15, 5:30-7:30pm
430 Loudon Road, Concord 

Kick off the Spring season with a CYPN networking event at Cole Gardens where you'll have a chance to sample local New Hampshire Distributors beer and Perfecta Wine, and appetizers provided by the Concord Food Co-Op! Join us on April 15th from 5:30-7:30!
RSVP (free)

Tuesday, April 21, 5:30-7:30pm
14 Canterbury Road, Heighs Community Center in Concord 

Stay Work Play Give is a partnership between Stay Work Play and young professionals organizations from around the state to host local nonprofit fairs in different parts of NH all on one day. The goal of SWPG is to introduce NH young professionals to the various ways they can participate in nonprofit community activities and how community service and board membership can play an important role in impacting their personal and professional lives.  Exhibiting and attending is free. Visit for more information. 

If your nonprofit is interest in participating in Stay Work Play Give, fill out this form and email to Bryanna at

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About us

Our Mission: The Concord Young Professionals Network (CYPN) is a professional and personal development initiative of the Greater Concord Chamber of Commerce, designed to offer networking, community involvement and social opportunities. Launched in 2006, CYPN aims to energize young professionals who live and/or work in the Concord area and infuse a new attitude that Concord is alive after five. Monthly networking events are hosted on the third Wednesday of each month at various Concord venues where young professionals interact socially, build a network of contacts, exchange ideas and have fun. The monthly Lunch & Learn seminars are held on the first Thursday of each month and offer business tips and topics of cultural experiences that appeal to young professionals.

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Get involved in a Committee!

CYPN is sustained through the active participation of committee members. These people go above and beyond their every day responsibilities to make each CYPN activity beneficial for all. Choose an area that you'd like to contribute, and let us know how you'd like to be involved. Contact Bryanna Dow at or (603) 224-2508.

Steering Committee
Responsible for providing guidance on overall strategic directions

Jessica Eshleman NH Humanities Council (Chair)
Jessica Beaudet, The Nagler Group
Michael Browning, Cobb Hill Construction, Inc.
Angie Lane, Red River Theatres
Nathalia Leahey, Lincoln Financial Group

Anna Moskov, NH Public Radio
Elyssa Paris, Zoë & Company Professional Bra Fitters

Tonya Rochette, Human Resource Partners
Jamie Rogers, Crisp Law Firm
Heidi Schmidt, NHTI - Concord's Community College

Annika Stanley-Smith, Granite United Way Merrimack County Region

Matt Walsh, City of Concord

Chamber/CYPN Liaison: Bryanna Dow, Events Coordinator


Sponsorship Opportunities

Host an event!

Want to get noticed by hundreds of Concord area young professionals? Host an event! Networking events are held the third Wednesday of each month. Lunch and Learn seminars are held on the first Thursday of each month.

For more information about details of hosting an event, click here for our Host Kit.

Or, if you'd like to talk about hosting an event or have a great idea for a theme, please contact Bryanna Dow at or call the Chamber at (603) 224-2508.
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