Membership in the Young Professionals Group

Membership means getting MORE...

The Sarasota Young Professionals Group (YPG) is open to new members aged 21-40. We host monthly membership events where you will meet many of the YPG committee members and learn about some of The Chamber and YPG programs and new initiatives. The annual commitment is only $60.00, and if you are currently full time college student at a local college or university, join at a discounted rate of $30 by calling Mimi Cirbusova at (941) 556-4038 or via email at

Become A YPG Member: Signup today!

Goals & Objectives

The focus of the Membership Committee is to help our members connect to the programming and people that help them achieve their professional goals. Often the first impression of YPG, the Membership Committee works diligently to welcome new members and showcase the value and exclusive benefits of becoming a YPG member.

From immediate access to the area’s most influential business leaders to discounted and complimentary entry into Sarasota’s top social and professional events, the value of your YPG Membership continues to grow each month.

The Membership Committee is made up of the movers and shakers in real estate, banking, law, education, tourism, healthcare,finance, and marketing. Young Professionals interested in dramatically increasing their contacts or just looking to meet new people in Sarasota should inquire about joining this committee by emailing

Benefits of Membership

The overall benefit of YPG is determined by each member's goals and their determination to reach those goals. Whether you want to connect with community leaders and like-minded young professionals, engage in the Sarasota community through service and outreach or develop professional leadership skills, YPG's member benefits are endless. Some benefits to members include:

  • Invitation To All YPG Events
  • Discounted  Registration to Special Events
  • Access to Private Networking Events
  • A Collective Voice for Young Professionals in Sarasota County
  • Access to Community Volunteer Opportunities
  • Broadened perspectives and enhanced potential
  • Opportunities to influence positive change in the community
  • Unique contact with community leaders and elected officials
  • Access to YPG and Chamber “members only” events


YPG on Facebook

Stay connected with Sarasota Area Young Professionals via our Facebook page. Come check out photos from past events, gets information about future events and share stories about your SRQ experience as a young professional! 


Come join us on the first Thursday of each month for our After Hours events! These are the biggest networking events for Young Professionals in the Sarasota area, so grab your business cards and elevator speeches and we'll see you there! MORE EVENTS 

YPG Sponsorship 

As a program of The Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce, the YPG must rely on sponsorship of Chamber Member businesses in order to help fund our professional development, networking programs and initiatives. Annual Sponsorship is a great way to support and reach the young professionals in the the community while gaining exposure for your business or organizations.