Programs

VYP Fusion Mixer

Fusion Mixers are connection-building opportunities that attract around 80 VYP members monthly. Fusion Mixers are held at some of Las Vegas' most unique and contemporary hotspots. VYP Ambassadors are always on hand for first-time attendees and provide a relaxed and fun environment to build your professional network.

Special Events

White Hot – VYP's biggest party of the year invites VYP members and prospects to don their coolest summer whites and enjoy an evening of building and celebrating business relationships with 300 young professionals. White Hot is held every August.

Anniversary Mixer – Each March, VYP celebrates its founding with members at a Vegas hotspot with about 150 young professionals. One of VYP’s signature fusion mixers of the year, the Anniversary Mixer is a great place to mix, mingle and celebrate VYP.

Bigwig Lunch Time

The Bigwig Lunch Time (BLT) series provides VYP members with up-close and personal access to some of Las Vegas' most influential and high-profile business and community leaders. Each BLT features a “Bigwig” who shares his or her insights into their career, and is followed by a Q & A.

Previous BLT speakers include:

  • Tony Hsieh, CEO: Zappos & Downtown Project
  • Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman
  • Justin Weniger, CEO: Life is Beautiful

Community Conversations

Community Conversations aims to give young professionals insight into the pressing issues facing the Las Vegas community. During Community Conversations, VYP members will hear from an expert about topics relevant to young professionals and have meaningful conversations about ways to advance the Las Vegas community. VYP members are encouraged to engage with the speakers, ask questions, voice their concerns and offer solutions.

Previous Community Conversations speakers include:

  • Kristin McMillan, President & CEO: Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce
  • Colonel Paul Murray, Commander: Nellis Air Force Base

Business 101

VYP's Business 101 (Biz 101) series is a professional development workshop that introduces VYP members to a panel of industry experts on a topic relevant to personal and professional development. Discussion about the topic and how it relates to young professionals is highly encouraged.

Previous Business 101 topics include:

  • How to Build Better Business Relationships
  • Blurred Lines & Setting Boundaries in the Workplace
  • Building A Personal Brand

VYP Toastmasters

Great communication skills are essential to your career. Hone your speaking, presentation and leadership skills with this special Toastmasters group that meets twice monthly at the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce offices. These meetings are open to all VYP members and guests.