Are you a young professional interested in the future of St. Petersburg and the greater Tampa Bay area? Do you want to become active and engaged in your community and expand your network? We invite you to learn more about St. Pete Young Professionals.


There are a number of ways to get involved. Interested young professionals are welcome to plug in through various networking, committee, and service events.

You can help plan upcoming SPYP events, serve your community, and support your local business community. From networking happy hours and leadership development opportunities to advocacy education and community service, there’s a way for everyone to participate.

Our committees and events allow members (and soon to be members) to dive deeper into issues and take on leadership roles.

Quarterly Engagement Meetings

Attend our Quarterly Engagement Meetings to meet SPYP leadership and learn about upcoming SPYP events and opportunities available to you as a young professional. This meeting is open to SPYP members.

Committee Meetings

Each month, SPYP leadership hosts committee meetings to dive deeper into issues and provide ways to engage. Our current committees include:

  • Advocacy
  • Membership
  • Events
  • Community Service
  • Marketing
  • Diversity & Inclusion

Click the button below to find contact information for the chair of each committee.


Networking Events

On the third Thursday of the month, join young professionals for CONNECT: Happy Hour. Enjoy happy hour specials and appetizers while making new friends and professional connections! SPYP members are free, potential members are $10.

Professional Development Events

St. Pete Young Professional members have exclusive opportunities to meet with community leaders in St. Pete.

Connect with SPYP to join events and stay up-to-date with #SPYP news!

“SPYP has enabled me to connect with not only other leaders in the area, but with the leader in me as well.”

– Cat Lim
Graphic Designer

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