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Young Professionals Organization

The Salinas Valley Chamber of Commerce is excited to sponsor the Salinas Valley Young Professionals Organization (SVYPO). This regional organization is committed to providing a range of networking, personal development and service experiences for individuals between the ages of 21-39. The SVYPO is run by a young professionals leadership committee with Chamber staff support. The leadership committee members are either members of the Salinas Valley Chamber of Commerce or affiliated with an organization that is a member. Participation in SVYPO activities is free and membership in the Chamber of Commerce is not required. If you are interested in learning more or getting involved, please contact Athena Ramirez by emailing or calling (831) 751-7725.

SVYPO Mission

The Salinas Valley Young Professionals Organization is devoted to inspiring and uplifting the next generation of diverse young professionals through enriching experiences designed to ensure the future of the Salinas Valley flourishes.

SVYPO Operations

The SVYPO produces four high impact events annually with the potential for a “Young Professionals Confluence” event sponsored and / or co-promoted by other organizations / major employers in the region. Event programming is set and supported by the leadership committee and may include community service opportunities, leadership development sessions, after hours mixers and outdoor activities.

Get Involved!

The SVYPO is a great way to develop your career and meet other successful young professionals in the region. If you would like to host an event, sponsor activities or get involved, please contact Athena Ramirez at or (831) 751-7725.

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