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To engage and empower young professionals through community, professional and social opportunities.
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GYP is a personal and professional development program led by the Gwinnett Chamber. We exist to engage and empower young professionals in Gwinnett through community, professional, and social opportunities.

We offer a myriad of different programs and events to help young professionals get connected and develop their personal and professional skillsets.

Getting involved with GYP is as simple as attending an event! If you are between the ages of 21-35 and you live and/or work in Gwinnett County, then we encourage you to join us at any of our upcoming events!

Journey Leadership Institute | Workshop 4 | Authenticity

During this workshop, led by Dr. Brittany Adams-Pope, a public service assistant at UGA’s Fanning Leadership Institute, journeyers learned how to show up in their communities and organizations as their true selves and connect with others authentically.

GYP Insider @ Jackson EMC

During this Business Insider event, young professionals had the opportunity to hear from Jackson EMC's District Manager, Randy Dellinger, as he shared how Jackson EMC serves our local communities and how businesses can thrive with a culture of service and giving back....

GYP Impact at Junior Achievement’s Discovery Center

During this event, we volunteered at Junior Achievement's Discovery Center in Lawrenceville, Georgia. Every year more than 25,000 middle school students from Gwinnett County Public Schools have the opportunity to take part in JA BizTown and JA Finance Park. Located on...

GYP Impact @ Winn Holt Elementary

Young professionals had the opportunity to read to elementary school children at Winn Holt Elementary during their Read For The Record event.

Journey Leadership Institute | Workshop 2 | Conflict Management

This Journey workshop was led by the founder and owner of Long Table consulting, Linnea Miller. Linnea focused on how to bring effective challenge and have difficult conversations.

Journey Leadership Institute | Workshop 3 | Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion

During this Journey workshop, the ADJ Consulting team helped journeyers navigate the diversity, equity, and inclusion gap through an insightful, interactive, and intentional training while incorporating various modalities to provide cultural exploration and structural...

GYP Off The Clock @ Siena Suwanee Town Center

During this GYP Off The Clock event, young professionals joined us at Siena Suwanee for cocktails, appetizers, and games!

GYP Gathers @ Truck & Tap

GYP Gathers is an unstructured, casual way for young professionals in Gwinnett to find and build community. During this gathering, young professionals gathered at Truck & Tap in Duluth for dinner and drinks!

GYP Gathers @ Mojitos Cuban American Bistro

These gatherings provide an unstructured, casual way for young professionals in Gwinnett to find and build community. During this event, we gathered at Mojitos in Norcross for dinner and drinks.

September Leadership Lab

During this Leadership Lab, attendees had the opportunity to hear from Industrial Organizational Psychologist, Janelle King, as she shared job crafting strategies for creating meaning and motivation in the workplace.

Journey Leadership Institute | Workshop 1 | Values-Based Leadership

This Journey workshop, led by InnerWill, helped journeyers foster self-awareness helped them understand the cornerstone of effective leadership and self-development. This workshop was held on August 24th in The 1818 Club and was facilitated by InnerWill President, Tom...

Journey Leadership Institute | Commencement

The Journey Leadership Institute kick-off began with a Meet & Greet where journeyers got to know their fellow participants and explore the leadership beliefs underpinning GYP, as well as review expectations and program logistics. The Journey Commencement was held...

GYP Gathers at Coolray Field

Our GYP Gathers events provide an unstructured, casual way for young professionals in Gwinnett to find and build community. Whether you're new in town or simply need a new place to hang with your friends, we hope that you come and gather with us! During this GYP...

August Morning Mixer @ Rushing Trading Company

During this Morning Mixer, our young professionals connected over coffee and breakfast at Rushing Trading Company in Sugar Hill, GA.

GYP Impact with Special Needs Schools of Gwinnett

For this GYP Impact event, we partnered with Special Needs Schools of Gwinnett in Lawrenceville, GA. Our young professionals volunteered during the SNS of Gwinnett Summer Camp by helping students with classroom projects. For more information about Special Needs...

July Morning Mixer @ Rushing Trading Company

During this Morning Mixer, our young professionals connected over coffee and breakfast at Rushing Trading Company in Sugar Hill, GA.

May Morning Mixer @ TPC Sugarloaf

Our May Morning Mixer took place at TPC Sugarloaf during the Mitsubishi Electric Golf Tournament where young professionals had the opportunity to network and hangout in the Skybox right on 18 Green!

TheYParty — Celebrating 35 Under 35

Congratulations to all the winners at TheYParty, celebrating 35 Gwinnett Young Professionals under 35!

Journey — Graduation

The 2021 Journey Leadership Institute cohort celebrated their completion of the program at the Sugar Hill E Center.

Morning Mixer @ TPC Sugarloaf

During this Morning Mixer, GYP hosted young professionals at TPC Sugarloaf for coffee, breakfast, and networking!

Off the Clock — GYP @ Coolray Field

Off the Clock networking events, organized by Gwinnett Young Professionals (GYP), encourage you to mix and mingle with young professionals in Gwinnett. You can network and build professional and personal relationships all while having a great time. Off The Clock...

Network N Chill Event Photos

Gwinnett Young Professionals gathered to kick back and make connections at its first Network N’ Chill on Tuesday, Oct. 8, at Duluth Town Green. [gallery size="medium" columns="2"...

Leadership Institute – 2019-2020 Class

More than 50 high-potential young professionals are a part of the 2019-2020 Leadership Institute cohort. To learn more, visit the Leadership Institute page.

Leadership Institute – Spring 2016 Class

The Spring 2016 Gwinnett Young ProfessionalsLeadership Institute class includes: Instructor: Dr. Jim Fatzinger, Georgia Gwinnett College Abby Wilkerson, City of Suwanee Alicia Krogh, Gwinnett Chamber Brooke Waters, Leadership Gwinnett Craig Roberts, Jackson EMC...

Leadership Workshop at GACS – October 2015

Inaugural leadership workshop with Dr. Douglas Johnson, Associate Dean of Business and Professor of Leadership and Management from Georgia Gwinnett College. Hosted by Greater Atlanta Christian School. [gallery...

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