YPCI: June Happy Hour at Sun King Brewery, pres. by First Option Mortgage
May
20
1:30 PM13:30

YPCI: June Happy Hour at Sun King Brewery, pres. by First Option Mortgage

Join us for our February Happy Hour at Sun King Brewery, presented by First Option Mortgage. Let’s get out in the sun with some craft beer and games!

Tickets get you access to TWO drink tickets and light appetizers and as always the best Young Professional networking you can get in Indy!

Become a Member:

This event is FREE if you're a YPCI member. Want to join over 250 YPs and become a YPCI member and attend more FREE happy hours? It's only $50 per year with savings over $200! Its easy to join: https://www.ypci.net/join/

YPCI is Young Professionals of Central Indiana. Come hang out with us, meet Indy's YPs, do fun things, and make lasting, meaningful connections.

Sun King:

Sun King Brewing Company is an Indianapolis-based craft brewery with a focus on continually creating traditional seasonal and unique specialty beer. Sun King rolled our first keg of beer out of the door in July 2009 and since that time has grown into one of Indiana’s largest and most award-winning breweries, with multiple medals at the Great American Beer Festival® and the World Beer Cup®.

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2019 YPCI Charity Golf Outing - Presented By Goelzer Investment Management
May
31
10:30 AM10:30

2019 YPCI Charity Golf Outing - Presented By Goelzer Investment Management

Join us for our annual Charity Golf Outing (presented by Goelzer Investment Management) at Eagle Creek Golf Course on May 31st to have a great time networking with new friends while giving back to the community as we raise funds for the Hawthorne Community Center. If you attended last year, you know this is the largest and most enjoyable young professional outing in the state of Indiana. We will have sponsors on every hole for you to interact with and expect to have over 100 players this year (good chance we sell out again this year).

Last year we were able to raise over $2,000 for Gleaners Food Bank. And this year we have even bigger aspirational dollar goal as we raise money for this deserving and needing charity on the Westside of Indianapolis. We will be selling mulligans, string, and raffle tickets to help reach our goal of $5,000 in charitable donations. Last year our raffle had over $1,200 worth of prizes and expect a even bigger raffle this year.

Ticket price include course fee, ranges fees, boxed lunch, unlimited adult beverages, and a post-round dinner celebration.

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YPCI: April Happy Hour at Tinker House! pres. IU Kelley Evening MBA Program
Apr
26
6:00 PM18:00

YPCI: April Happy Hour at Tinker House! pres. IU Kelley Evening MBA Program

Kelley School of Business Evening MBA Program and YPCI present the April YPCI Happy Hour. Join us at Tinker House for one of our first Friday #ypcihappyhour for appetizers, drinks & as always, the best networking in Indianapolis. We're excited to extend the hours from 6-9pm on a Friday to allow for more time and networking without early work hours looming over the room!

Young Professionals of Central Indiana (YPCI)

Since 2000 our mission has been to connect emerging young leaders through professional development and networking to provide Central Indiana with its next generation of leaders. Our vision is to connect professionals and promote the value of networking at an earlier point in one’s career and foster relationships among Indianapolis’ young leaders that will last a lifetime.

Kelley School of Business Evening MBA Program

Is your career where you envisioned it? If you have a bigger vision for where you want to be, the Evening MBA program at the Kelley School of Business in Indianapolis will help you get there. Our 24-month part-time program is designed for working professionals. Take classes two nights per week: once downtown at IUPUI, once online. Why Kelley? Our focus on hands-on learning, our redesigned curriculum, and the Kelley network that opens doors across Indiana and beyond. It’s why the Evening MBA is ranked #9 in the country and #1 in Indiana (US News, 2020)—and why our students are propelled to executive-level positions. Learn more at kelley.iupui.edu/evening-mba.

Tickets get you access to TWO drink tickets and light appetizers!

This event is FREE if you're a YPCI member. Want to become a YPCI member and attend more FREE happy hours? It's only $50 per year! Its easy to join: https://www.ypci.net/join/

YPCI is Young Professionals of Central Indiana. Come hang out with us, meet Indy's YPs, do fun things, and make lasting, meaningful connections. https://www.ypci.net/join/

Members use your email address as the promo code to acess free tickets to happy hours.

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YPCI: Indiana Healthcare “How can we improve our states Health score”
Apr
11
5:00 PM17:00

YPCI: Indiana Healthcare “How can we improve our states Health score”

Join us and prominent leaders in Central Indiana’s healthcare industry to discuss the state of Indiana’s health ranking and how our community is adapting to address the State’s low health rank. Panelists from major healthcare employers will be discussing changes in education, technology, treatment and business operations in order to improve the State of Indiana’s health ranking. There will be time to network and further connections with others in the Healthcare industry. We’re excited to offer this collaboration amongst healthcare leaders and see how we can come together as providers and deliver quality care to our patients.

Who: 

Panelists from Major Central Indiana Healthcare employers ( To Be Announced Soon! )

What:

Happy Hour and Networking event coupled with a panel discussion about Indiana healthcare networks and how we can improve our states health through discussions about barriers, collaborations, education, technology and challenges facing Central Indiana’s Healthcare networks. 

When:

April 11th 5:00pm-8:30pm

Where:

Riley Hospital Auditorium ( enter through the outpatient doors as they are the closest to the venue )


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March Madness Happy Hour: YPCI & Young Professionals of Skyline at the Top
Mar
28
6:00 PM18:00

March Madness Happy Hour: YPCI & Young Professionals of Skyline at the Top

Join us this March, as YPCI partners with another local Indy YP group to throw one of our many upcoming joint YP events! YPCI & Young Professionals of Skyline partner together to throw a March Madness event! There will be basketball, appetizers, drinks & as always, the best networking in Indianapolis. We're excited to be partnering with the Young Professionals of Skyline to host this one-of-a-kind event at the Skyline Club of Indianapolis.

Attendees are welcome to wear their favorite college team gear at this event!

Young Professionals of Central Indiana (YPCI) (https://www.ypci.net/about-us)

Since 2000 our mission has been to connect emerging young leaders through professional development and networking to provide Central Indiana with its next generation of leaders. Our vision is to connect professionals and promote the value of networking at an earlier point in one’s career and foster relationships among Indianapolis’ young leaders that will last a lifetime.

Young Professionals of Skyline

The mission of Young Professionals of Skyline is to foster an appreciation for and awareness of young professionals and to provide avenues to include young professional members in all areas of Skyline Club. They strive to connect YP members with one another, with other members of the Skyline Club, and with other young professionals outside of the Skyline club. Their goal is provide professional and social programming to develop young professional members.

Tickets get you access to TWO drink tickets and light appetizers!

This event is FREE if you're a YPCI member. Want to become a YPCI member and attend more FREE happy hours? It's only $50 per year! Its easy to join: https://www.ypci.net/join/

YPCI is Young Professionals of Central Indiana. Come hang out with us, meet Indy's YPs, do fun things, and make lasting, meaningful connections. https://www.ypci.net/join/

Members use your email address as the promo code to acess free tickets to happy hours.

See you there!

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YPCI February Happy Hour: Tin Roof pres. by Market Street Wealth Management
Feb
28
6:00 PM18:00

YPCI February Happy Hour: Tin Roof pres. by Market Street Wealth Management

Description

Join us for our February Happy Hour at Tin Roof Downtown, presented by Market Street Wealth Management. Let’s combat those winter blues with some live music and great people!

Tickets get you access to TWO drink tickets and light appetizers and as always the best Young Professional networking you can get in Indy!

Become a Member:

This event is FREE if you're a YPCI member. Want to join over 250 YPs and become a YPCI member and attend more FREE happy hours? It's only $50 per year with savings over $200! Its easy to join:https://www.ypci.net/join/

YPCI is Young Professionals of Central Indiana. Come hang out with us, meet Indy's YPs, do fun things, and make lasting, meaningful connections.

Tin Roof: In 2002, the Original Tin Roof opened near Nashville’s famed Music Row to give musicians a place to play and a place to hang when they weren’t on stage. The tasty food, fun, eclectic environment, community of Regulars and friendly Crew helped quickly establish the Roof as the place to be for musicians and non-musicians alike. Over the years, our stages have hosted the famous, the should have been famous, and everyone in between.

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January Happy Hour: YPCI Partners with Harrison Society for CLD Fundraiser!
Jan
24
6:00 PM18:00

January Happy Hour: YPCI Partners with Harrison Society for CLD Fundraiser!

Join us for our January networking happy hour where we partner with the Harrison Society at the Columbia Club where we will be raising funds for the Center of Leadership Development (a local Indy non-for-profit)!

Harrison Society Description: The Harrison Society is the Columbia Club’s premier group for young professionals. The Society hosts monthly activities to show Columbian Pride, interact in a social environment, and build long lasting relationships. Though the Society focuses on members in their 20’s and 30’s, all Columbians are welcome to attend Harrison Society events. (Read more here)

Center of Leadership Development: The mission of the Center for Leadership Development is to foster the advancement of minority youth in Central Indiana as future professional, business and community leaders by providing experiences that encourage personal development and educational attainment. (Read more here)

Tickets get you access to TWO drink tickets!

This event is FREE if you're a Plus member. Want to become a Plus member and attend more FREE happy hours? It's easy: https://www.ypci.net/join/

YPCI is Young Professionals of Central Indiana. Come hang out with us, meet Indy's YPs, do fun things, and make lasting, meaningful connections. https://www.ypci.net/join/

See you there!

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YPCI December Happy Hour: Punch Bowl Social
Dec
20
6:00 PM18:00

YPCI December Happy Hour: Punch Bowl Social

Join us for our December networking happy hour at Punch Bowl Social!

Punch Bowl Description: Sometimes it takes a 20,250-square-foot complex to help you realize that mimosas go perfectly with bowling shoes, that you are the Master of a shuffleboard universe you didn’t even know existed and that the best way to prepare for karaoke or skeeball is with an amazing scratch-to-craft bar and restaurant. It’s easy to wander or strut right in because PBS Indianapolis is smack in the heart of the city, minutes from Lucas Oil Stadium, Bankers Life Fieldhouse and the Indy 500. Game on.

Tickets get you access to TWO drink tickets & bowling lanes (first come, first serve)!

This event is FREE if you're a Plus member. Want to become a Plus member and attend more FREE happy hours? It's easy: https://www.ypci.net/join/

YPCI is Young Professionals of Central Indiana. Come hang out with us, meet Indy's YPs, do fun things, and make lasting, meaningful connections. https://www.ypci.net/join/

See you there!

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Cirque D'Indy
Nov
10
7:30 PM19:30

Cirque D'Indy

The Event

The 2018 Cirque D’ Indy Gala at the Eiteljorg Museum is presented by Tito’s Vodka and is hosted by Young Professionals of Central Indiana and Agave, the Eiteljorg museum’s young professionals network. Our theme this year is Under The Big Top and will feature circus décor and entertainment along with music from Mark + Christina. The evening will be complete with complimentary top-shelf cocktails & hors-d'oeuvres for all guests.

General admission and VIP tickets are available at YPCI.net and through Eventbrite. Young is a state of mind and we welcome guests of all ages (21+)! We can’t wait to host you on Saturday, November 10th!

Live Music by Mark + Christina

When/Where

November 10th @ 7:30 pm at the Eiteljorg Museum (500 West Washington Street, Indianapolis, IN, 46241)

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YPCI Higher Perspectives: Regionalism & Beyond
Oct
25
6:00 PM18:00

YPCI Higher Perspectives: Regionalism & Beyond

Higher Perspectives: Regionalism & Beyond

The Young Professionals of Central Indiana (YPCI) and the Indy Chamber are proud to present the fifth installment of our annual series Higher Perspectives. This year, we will be convening Indianapolis business executives to share their vision on regional talent attraction and retention and how the incoming generation of young professionals will play a pivotal role in the vision of Indianapolis. We will explore the Accelerate Indy initiative that will be the vehicle in driving talent attraction and retention in Indy business. The evening will kick-off with open networking time with our guests (with beer, wine, and hors-d'oeuvres included!). Insights from our panel will follow.


Details for the event:

Thursday, October 25

The Biltwell Event Center - 950 S. White River Parkway West Dr. Indianapolis, IN 46221

6:00p - registration and open networking for attendees

6:30p~7:15p - panel and Q&A

7:15p-8:00p - closing networking & event wrap up

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YPCI October Happy Hour: Burnside InnOct
Oct
18
6:00 PM18:00

YPCI October Happy Hour: Burnside InnOct

Join us for our October networking happy hour at Burnside Inn! The Burnside Inn is a three-story boutique bar lounge with a unique turn-of-the-century mod decor that delivers a lively and fun experience.

10% of proceeds will be going to Indiana Children's Wish Foundation (https://indywish.org/).

Indiana Children’s Wish Fund is a single-entity statewide wish-granting organization, that grants wishes to Indiana children, ages 3-18, who have been diagnosed with a life-threatening or terminal illness. We are not affiliated with any other wish-granting organizations. Indiana Children’s Wish Fund was founded in August of 1984 and is celebrating 33 years of wish granting. Wish Children are referred to our organization by their doctors, nurses, social workers, parents, etc.

Tickets get you access to TWO drink tickets!

This event is FREE if you're a Plus member. Want to become a Plus member and attend more FREE happy hours? It's easy: https://www.ypci.net/join/

YPCI is Young Professionals of Central Indiana. Come hang out with us, meet Indy's YPs, do fun things, and make lasting, meaningful connections. https://www.ypci.net/join/

See you there!

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YPCI September Happy Hour: Rathskellar
Sep
20
6:00 PM18:00

YPCI September Happy Hour: Rathskellar

Join us for our September networking happy hour at Rathskeller! Come to cool off with a beverage (or two) and catch-up with your YPCI network! Hope to see you there!

Tickets get you access to TWO drink tickets and apps will be provided!

This event is FREE if you're Plus member. Want to become a Plus member and attend more FREE happy hours? It's easy: https://www.ypci.net/join/

YPCI is Young Professionals of Central Indiana. Come hang out with us, meet Indy's YPs, do fun things, and make lasting, meaningful connections. https://www.ypci.net/join/

See you there!

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YPCI & Forte presents "Symphonic Spins"
Sep
7
7:00 PM19:00

YPCI & Forte presents "Symphonic Spins"

The Event!

DJ Helicon and select ISO musicians will join forces for a night of music, drinks, and dancing. Tickets include complimentary beverages. All proceeds benefit the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Indy's largest non-profit performing arts organization!

Doors open at 7 pm on Friday, September 7th.

About Forte:

FORTE is the ISO's young professionals group that offers you access to guest artists, invitations to exclusive (and pretty fun) networking events, rewarding volunteer opportunities, and tons of VIP benefits and discounts! Get all the ticket discounts, networking opportunities, and access to behind-the-scenes events available only to FORTE Members.

About YPCI:

Our Mission

To connect emerging young leaders through professional development and networking to provide Central Indiana with its next generation of leaders.

Our Vision

To connect professionals and promote the value of networking at an earlier point in one’s career and foster relationships among Indianapolis’ young leaders that will last a lifetime.

Tickets increase August 15th!

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Red, White, and Brew Fest
Aug
25
2:00 PM14:00

Red, White, and Brew Fest

Come out and join other YPCI members as we support Red, White, and Brew –a fundraiser for Azimuth. 
 
Azimuth is a local non-profit that connect veterans to services around the community.  There are thousands of programs and services available to vets and their families, and thousands of vets who need and want help. Azimuth provides a bridge to connect them.
 
Sample some tasty beverages, listen to some great music and learn all about some great organizations in the Indianapolis area that help veterans! 8+ Breweries/Cideries/Distilleries will be on-site, along with food trucks, over 75 veteran service organizations, and live music.  It’s sure to be a fantastic way to spend a summer Saturday afternoon and support a great cause!

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Q3 Programming Event- Silicon Prairie: Leading the way in Tech Diversity
Aug
16
6:00 PM18:00

Q3 Programming Event- Silicon Prairie: Leading the way in Tech Diversity

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Join us for a panel discussion with Josh Driver (Founder, Open for Service), Kristian Anderson (Co-Founder / Partner, High Alpha), Julie Kratz (Speaker at Pivot Point), and Jeff Stickel (CTO, Kerauno) to look at the recent growth of the tech industry in Indiana. Within recent years the tech industry has blossomed into a significant sector of Indiana’s jobs growth. How is it recruiting talent? Can Indiana continue to recruit and diversify through the tech boom?

Indiana has brought a lot of the mission-critical resources to the table that other industries might be missing out on. Enjoy some great draught beer and some light appetizers for our discussion on what’s happening and how young professionals can be a part of it all.

 

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Happy Hour: Ralstons
Jul
19
6:00 PM18:00

Happy Hour: Ralstons

Join us at Ralston’s to experience a delightful atmosphere and sensational menu of fine beers, wines and complementary dishes – brought to you by the same owners who introduced and operate Chatham Tap.

Tickets get you access to TWO drink tickets and apps will be provided!

This event is FREE if you're Plus member. Want to become a Plus member and attend more FREE happy hours? It's easy: https://www.ypci.net/join/

YPCI is Young Professionals of Central Indiana. Come hang out with us, meet Indy's YPs, do fun things, and make lasting, meaningful connections. https://www.ypci.net/join/

See you there!

 

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Happy Hour: World of Beer
Jun
21
6:00 PM18:00

Happy Hour: World of Beer

Join us for our June networking happy hour at World of Beer on Mass Ave! World of Beer, has over 50 craft beers on tap, over 500 in the cooler and a menu of tasty tavern fare that’s crafted to go perfectly with beer. And whether you’re a beer master or just beer curious, their insanely knowledgeable staff is there to guide you through every last pint, pour, and pairing. So c’mon. Let’s go. Because there’s no better place to go around the world, one sip at a time.

Tickets get you access to TWO drink tickets and apps will be provided!

This event is FREE if you're Plus member. Want to become a Plus member and attend more FREE happy hours? It's easy: https://www.ypci.net/join/

YPCI is Young Professionals of Central Indiana. Come hang out with us, meet Indy's YPs, do fun things, and make lasting, meaningful connections. https://www.ypci.net/join/

See you there!

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2018 YPCI Annual Golf Outing
May
17
12:00 PM12:00

2018 YPCI Annual Golf Outing

We're giving you plenty of notice so you can draft your best foursome(whether that be to maximize competitiveness or maximize FUN!) for this year's YPCI golf outing at Eagle Creek Golf Course! If you've never been golfing before, no worries – this event will house a healthy mix of amateurs, dabblers, and semi-pros. And if you don’t have a foursome, that ok! We will be allocating players to foursomes too; this is a great way to get in some good networking with a few newly met young professionals.

 

This event will be a scramble which means: 

Four players form a team, with the rules emphasizing fun without the pressure of players keeping individual scores. Each player hits a tee shot on each hole, but everyone plays from the spot of the best shot, subject to certain criteria.

 

Most of all, be prepared to have fun. You'll enjoy a fun afternoon out on the green while golfing, networking, food, bottomless adult beverages, prizes, and a large gift raffle at the post-golf reception – so plan on sticking around afterward. It's why this is one of our favorite events and we don't mind if we say so. This year we are encouraging players to use Uber and Lyft to get to and from the golf outing. We will be working with those providers to have rides available in the area once we are done. We want to everyone to have a good time but also make smart decisions.

 

Our event sponsor for the golf outing this year is Goelzer Investment Management. Because Goelzer does a lot of charity work with Gleaners Food Bank, we have decided to donate all profits from the event to Gleaners. So buy those mulligans and raffle tickets because the money will be going to support a good cause!

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Happy Hour: Hotel Tango
Apr
19
6:00 PM18:00

Happy Hour: Hotel Tango

Join us for our April networking happy hour at Hotel Tango Artisan Distillery! Hotel Tango Artisan Distillery is located in the emerging neighborhood of Fletcher Place, which is conveniently found just minutes from downtown Indianapolis. It is the first service-disabled, combat-veteran-owned artisan distillery in the United States. Using locally grown grains, our spirits embody pure original character. Just like our spirits our tasting room reflects the same character and atmosphere with a cozy and unique style.

Tickets get you access to TWO drink tickets and apps will be provided!

This event is FREE if you're Plus member. Want to become a Plus member and attend more FREE happy hours? It's easy: https://www.ypci.net/join/

YPCI is Young Professionals of Central Indiana. Come hang out with us, meet Indy's YPs, do fun things, and make lasting, meaningful connections. https://www.ypci.net/join/

See you there!

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8 Ways to Manage Your Career (Without it Managing You)
Mar
8
5:30 PM17:30

8 Ways to Manage Your Career (Without it Managing You)

The best investment you can make is in yourself. Join YPCI for our first programming event of 2018: 8 Ways to Manage Your Career (without it Managing You). This fun, relaxed, and informative career discussion hosted by Katie Smith of Careerable, will provide you not only new perspectives and ideas but tactical tools and templates you can implement tomorrow. Learn the six phases of a career and the skills needed to make sure you’re playing the long game as well as positioning yourself for meaningful opportunities now.

Whether you are considering a job change in 2018 or simply wanting to double down and invest where it matters most, join us to learn the right things to focus on.

Schedule:
Networking Reception (including food and drinks): 5:30 – 6:15
Program: 6:15 – 7:30

Invite a friend, grab a drink and settle in for an evening of new perspectives.

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Happy Hour: Kenzie Academy
Feb
22
6:00 PM18:00

Happy Hour: Kenzie Academy

YPCI’s second Happy Hour of 2018 is here! Check out the details below but you won’t want to miss this one at one of Indy’s newest Tech spaces – the Kenzie Academy.

Your ticket includes: beer, wine, and appetizers with the usual casual YPCI networking atmosphere plus the added bonus of being hosted in one of Indy’s newest tech spaces.

This event is FREE if you're Plus member. Want to become a Plus member and attend more FREE happy hours? It's easy: https://www.ypci.net/join/

YPCI is Young Professionals of Central Indiana. Come hang out with us, meet Indy's YPs, do fun things, and make lasting, meaningful connections. https://www.ypci.net/join/

In case you are curious and cannot wait for the 22nd, the Kenzie Academy is nationwide Tech Apprenticeship program and just launched its first cohort here in Indianapolis (check out their website). The Academy’s goal is to help address the skills gap and talent pipeline that is necessary to continue to propel Indianapolis further as one of the nations’ premier tech centers. Kenzie offers a 6-month front end track, a 1-year full stack program, and a 2-year apprenticeship and software engineer track. More details to come on the 22nd along with the chance to tour their facility, meet their staff, and get to know their first cohort.

See you there!

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PAST EVENT: Happy Hour: Broken English
Jan
18
6:00 PM18:00

PAST EVENT: Happy Hour: Broken English

Join us for our first networking happy hour of 2018 at Broken English Taco Pub! Broken English combines a unique take on Mexican street style tacos, refreshing beverages, eclectic music, and vivid artwork created by local talent. If you enjoy meeting young professionals, great-tasting beer, growing your network, and mouthwatering apps (http://www.tacopub.com/), this event is for you!

Tickets get you access to TWO drink tickets and apps will be provided!

This event is FREE if you're Plus member. Want to become a Plus member and attend more FREE happy hours? It's easy: https://www.ypci.net/join/

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PAST EVENT: Networking: Prime 47 Downtown
Dec
12
6:30 PM18:30

PAST EVENT: Networking: Prime 47 Downtown

Join us for our final networking happy hour of 2017 where it all kicked off - Prime 47! Celebrate the momentum of the past year and join us in celebrating the holidays!

This event is FREE if you're Plus member. Want to become a Plus member and attend more FREE happy hours? It's easy: https://www.ypci.net/join/

We look forward to seeing everyone!

 

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PAST EVENT: Higher Perspectives: Lessons from Local Leaders
Nov
7
5:30 PM17:30

PAST EVENT: Higher Perspectives: Lessons from Local Leaders

Young Professionals of Central Indiana (YPCI) is proud to present the fourth installment of our annual series Higher Perspectives: Lessons from Local Leaders. We’ve assembled a great Leader panel this year with diverse backgrounds and experiences! The evening will kick-off with open networking time with our guests (with beer, wine, and hors d'oeuvres included!). The discussion will follow where we will hear from each leader as they share their thoughts on various topics from career success and failures, leadership and coaching, and other great insights from their careers. You will be sure to walk away with some food for thought!

The evening will offer a unique opportunity to connect with Indy’s leaders in a private setting reserved for YPs. We look forward to seeing you there!

Event Schedule:

  • 5:30 - 6:00: open networking for attendees

  • 6:00 - 7:15: panel discussion

  • 7:15 - 7:45: event wraps-up

Our Panelists:

Greg Ballard, Former Mayor of Indianapolis

After a twenty-three year career in the Marine Corps and retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel, Greg Ballard returned home to Indianapolis in 2001. In 2007, he ran a successful campaign to become the 48th Mayor of Indianapolis, subsequently serving two terms. While Mayor, he became a Trustee for the US Conference of Mayors and was known for his boldness and innovation by his fellow mayors. He is a graduate of Indiana University, holds a Masters in Military Science, and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate from Butler University. A Persian Gulf War veteran, he continues to be active in veteran causes and was recently named to Indiana's Veteran Affairs Commission. He is currently a Visiting Fellow for Civic Leadership and Mayoral Archives at the University of Indianapolis. Greg and his wife, Winnie, have been married for 34 years and have two children, Erica and Greg Jr.

Ting Gootee, Founding Member and Chief Investment Officer at Elevate Ventures

Ting Gootee has over a decade experience in alternative investment. She spent three years at an international hedge fund on the private placement side, before moving into venture capital in 2009. She was part of the founding team of Elevate Ventures, a top five most active venture capital firms in the great lakes region. Elevate has seven funds under management with assets allocated between direct investment funds and fund-of-funds programs. Elevate focuses on investing in pre-seed, seed and early-stage companies across multiple sectors, and has built a portfolio of over 220 companies since 2010.

Ting received her MA from Purdue University and MBA from Indiana University. She's also a holder of Chartered Financial Analyst, Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst and Certificate in Investment Performance Measurement.

Ilya Rekhter, Co-Founder and CEO at DoubleMap, Inc.

A first-generation immigrant from Russia and Indiana University grad, Ilya is also the founder of DoubleMap, which provides transit software to clients ranging from the city of Dallas to Facebook's corporate campus. DoubleMap has been recognized on back-to-back Inc. 5000 lists of fastest growing private companies in America (#93 and #1812), while Ilya has been selected to Inc's 30 under 30 list and IBJ's 40 under 40 list. Ilya has also been as a board member at TechPoint Foundation for Youth since 2014, and currently serves as their asset development chair - raising over $1mm year-over-year.

**This is event is only for persons twenty-one (21) years of age and older**

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PAST EVENT: Powderkeg Pitch Night at The Hi-Fi
Oct
26
5:30 PM17:30

PAST EVENT: Powderkeg Pitch Night at The Hi-Fi

Indy’s tech and startup scene has been making headlines more than usual lately. Now’s your chance to see why…

Don’t miss your chance to experience this epic Powderkeg Pitch Night at the Hi-Fi in Fountain Square.

Three of Indy's up-and-coming tech start-ups will be pitching to a fantastic panel of advisers.  Plus the evening will be hosted by Santiago Jaramillo (a former YPCI Higher Perspectives Panelist and a leader in Indy's start-up community)

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PAST EVENT: Tailgate for Wishes
Oct
22
10:00 AM10:00

PAST EVENT: Tailgate for Wishes

Help support a good cause and join Indiana Children's Wish Fund on Sunday, October 22 to Tailgate for Wishes prior to the Colts' game!

Tickets to Tailgate for Wishes include admission to the tailgate, 2 Tow Yard beer tickets, and complimentary liquor and food tasting. In need of a couple more beer tickets? We've got you covered - just grab a Tailgate VIP ticket to receive 4 Tow Yard beer tickets! Make sure to get your tickets in advance to save yourself a few dollars (pre-sale is good through October 21)!

Make sure to join us after Tailgate for Wishes to cheer on our Indianapolis Colts as they take on our division rival, the Jacksonville Jaguars! Kickoff is at 1pm. Note: Tickets to the event do not include tickets to the Colts' game.

All proceeds from ticket sales will go directly to benefit The Indiana Children’s Wish Fund. The Indiana Children’s Wish Fund's sole mission is to grant as many wishes as possible to Indiana children who have been diagnosed with a life-threatening or terminal illness.

**This is event is only for persons twenty-one (21) years of age and older**

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PAST EVENT: The Indianapolis Masquerade Gala presented by Tito's Handmade Vodka
Oct
21
7:30 PM19:30

PAST EVENT: The Indianapolis Masquerade Gala presented by Tito's Handmade Vodka

You are cordially invited to The Indianapolis Masquerade Gala presented by Tito's Handmade Vodka, hosted by YPCI and Agave.

Details. Eiteljorg Museum. Open Bar. Hors D'oeuvres. Live Band. Cigar Bar.

Open Bar. Get the party started and enjoy complimentary craft cocktails from Tito's Handmade Vodka, Maker's Mark, and Tin Cup Whiskey; wine from Gallo Spirits; or craft beer from Monarch Beverages!

Hors D'oeuvres. Feast on mouthwatering hor d'oeuvres from Kahn's Catering.

Live Band. Rock out to some LIVE music performed by Indianapolis' own, The Doo! Band (http://www.thedooband.com/).

Cigar Bar. Need a break from all the action? Check out our Cigar Bar and enjoy a complimentary cigars from Elite Beverages.

Theme. Come ready for an evening of magic and mystery with this year's Masquerade Ball theme! (And, of course, masks will be provided as the door).

VIP Tickets. Get your VIP tickets and enjoy early access to the Gala beginning at 6:30 pm! Details on the VIP reception to come!

Tickets

VIP: $75 for Plus Members and $100 for all others

General Admission: $50 for Plus Members and $75 for all others

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PAST EVENT: Saturdays are F.O.R. the Kids
Sep
30
7:00 PM19:00

PAST EVENT: Saturdays are F.O.R. the Kids

On Saturday, September 30, 2017, Friends of Riley will be hosting its annual event, Saturdays are F.O.R. the Kids.

Join F.O.R. for the evening at Hotel Tango Whiskey’s newest event space, Tinker House Events. The event will feature live music by The Flying Toasters, local food, an open bar featuring Hotel Tango spirits, and an extensive silent auction!

 

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PAST EVENT: Powderkeg Pitch Night at The Athenaeum
Sep
27
5:30 PM17:30

PAST EVENT: Powderkeg Pitch Night at The Athenaeum

Looking for an opportunity to experience Indy’s growing start-up and entrepreneurial scene first-hand?  Join YPCI as we partner with Powderkeg for their monthly version of Indy’s Shark Tank!

The evening begins with a networking reception with Indy’s tech and start-up community.  Three start-ups from across the Midwest then take to the stage to pitch their business and field hard-hitting questions from the evening’s guest panelists.  The evening will be capped off with conversations aimed at raising awareness of the challenges that women and minority-owned businesses face and how the professional community in Indianapolis can foster further improvements.  

Here’s what you need to know to sign-up:

When: September 27, 5:30 – 8:00

Where: The Athenaeum

Cost: YPCI members can get a FREE ticket by entering a promo code at check out (please check your email with respect to this event for the promo code). But hurry - tickets are limited to the first 50 YPs to sign-up!

Oh yeah, and as an added bonus, your ticket includes a FREE YPCI T-Shirt that you can pick-up at the door and wear to the event!

Just follow the link to sign-up and learn more: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/powderkeg-pitch-night-at-the-athenaeum-tickets-37762351209

 

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Offscript Kickoff Event
Aug
17
6:00 PM18:00

Offscript Kickoff Event

Celebrate the launch of IRT’s new Young Professionals Group, Offscript! Our kick-off event will be at Hotel Tango from 6-8pm on Thursday, August 17th!  Mingle, enjoy delicious cocktails and learn more about the group. You do not need to be a member to attend this FREE event. Please RSVP to epetermann@irtlive.com.

For more information about Offscript, check out their website!

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Building Tomorrow's 5th Annual Indy Burger Battle
Aug
5
1:00 PM13:00

Building Tomorrow's 5th Annual Indy Burger Battle

  • Georgia Street, West Block Indianapolis, Indiana (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Check out this great event by our friends over at Building Tomorrow!

The Indy Burger Battle is a grilling competition between 15 local restaurants. Enjoy burgers, beer, and music as restaurants grill their signature burgers on site in hopes of earning the title of Indy’s Best Burger!

All proceeds from Building Tomorrow’s Indy Burger Battle will be put to work to achieve our mission of catalyzing communities and individuals in support of access to quality education for students in East Africa. 

 

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