Austin Young Chamber Announces YPWeek 2020

Young Chamber collaborates with area organizations for nation-wide movement

AUSTIN, TX, March 2, 2020 — The Austin Young Chamber is proud to announce its participation in the 9th Annual nation-wide movement YPWeek. The program will be held April 17 to 25 in communities across Wisconsin, where it originated, as well as Atlanta, Austin, Chicago and Nebraska. Austin area host organizations include: Austin Young Chamber, Austin Area Urban League Young Professionals, Austin LGBT Chamber of Commerce, Georgetown Young Professionals, Habitat Young Professionals, Leadership Austin, San Marcos Chamber of Commerce, Treefolk Young Professionals, Young Hispanic Professionals Association of Austin, Young Men’s Business League, and Young Non-Profit Professionals Network of Austin

Started by NEWaukee in 2012, YPWeek is a week long platform for discovery about the issues that matter to young professionals, to business, and to our community. This interactive, collaborative conference brings key activities and meaningful conversations to the forefront so that we as young professionals can stay engaged, connected, and informed.

“Our region offers so many opportunities to get involved, and YP Week is about showcasing those and inviting even more people to the table with one message: your voice is needed,” says Alyssia Palacios-Woods, President and CEO of the Austin Young Chamber.  “We are proud to partner with 10+ organizations in our region to bring this movement to Central Texas.”

Participating organizations will be collectively hosting fourteen events during the week, including a YPWeek Kickoff, Earth Day Urban Treecrawl, Nosotros ATX, Red Poppy Fest Meet Up and more. 

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About the Austin Young Chamber

Millennials are the Largest Generation in the U.S. Labor Workforce.  The Austin Young Chamber focuses on equipping our members with the skills, experiences and connections they need to be successful leaders and influencers in Central Texas, both today and in the future.  Members of the Austin Young Chamber are generally between the ages of 21 and 40. We welcome Corporate members who employ a young professional workforce as well as individual young professionals looking to grow professionally. Visit to learn more.