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Coastal YPN’s goal is to attract, engage and retain young, diverse talent to Sheboygan County by providing opportunities for young professionals to design their social culture, serve as civic innovators and community stewards, and develop into the next generation of leaders for Sheboygan County.

Coastal YPN is the connection point for Sheboygan County’s Young Professional community, raising awareness of their talents and contributions that make our county a better place to live and work.

Young Professionals (YPs)

Are you a young professional who is new in town, a Sheboygan County native returning home, or are you just looking to get more involved in the community? Coastal YPN is here to help. We offer a variety of programs, events, and resources to fit your professional and personal interests and goals. We invite you to join us - come out and get involved!


Did you know that 75% of young professionals choose where they want to live before they look for a job? These employees are two to three times more likely to stay when they are involved in their community. Coastal YPN helps our Sheboygan County employers attract, engage and retain talented young professionals! We provide an insider’s view of our county’s YP scene, providing enriching opportunities for them to connect to the community through networking, events, programs and more. We do the “selling” for you! Looking for individual services? The Sheboygan County Chamber will partner with you to design a specific offering for your organization. We provide direct support to Sheboygan County organizations to engage employees and potential hires, including:

  • Guidance and support in connecting young professionals to Coastal YPN
  • Community orientation tours
  • Customized presentations and welcomes for your organization’s needs
  • Young professional programming and connections to the YP community
  • Free newcomer networking events

For more information, contact us here.


A community organization thrives on the strength of the individuals who create its framework. Coastal YPN is committed to engaging, educating and supporting young professionals to get more involved in the civic realm. We help nonprofits by:

  • Promoting free nonprofit events
  • Offering Coastal Cares, our yearly nonprofit program

If you are a nonprofit looking to become involved, contact us here for more information.

Sponsorship – Why Coastal YPN?

Coastal YPN connects community organizations, businesses, nonprofits, and young professional organizations. We strengthen our communities and raise Sheboygan County’s profile as a great city for young professionals to work, live and play in. Become a part of the solution!

Coastal YPN relies on our community and corporate partners to support our programs and resources that improve the quality of life for young professionals in Sheboygan County. Find out how you can support the Coastal Young Professionals network of the Sheboygan County Chamber of Commerce. Want to learn more about sponsoring an event or program? Contact us here for more information.

2018 Media Sponsor: Lake98 Small(Web)


Join Coastal Young Professionals

Coastal Young Professionals Network is made possible by our Coastal Premier Partners:

Coastal Young Professionals Network News





    Besides the physical benefits, it is a way to socialize in a casual, fun environment with other local young professionals.




    Whether new to Coastal YPN or thinking about joining, Coastal Welcomes are the perfect opportunity to learn all about us.


    Pint of Knowledge


    This after-hours is part professional development, part informal networking and a splash of whatever strikes your fancy, served in a casual setting.


    Behind the Scenes


    Curious about the inner workings of Sheboygan County businesses and organizations? These tours give you a front row seat.




    A deeper dive with interactive training on select topics to help you develop your personal and professional skills.


    Food for Thought


    Take some insider tips from Sheboygan County’s top executives as they open up to share their experiences and life lessons.




    Immerse yourself in unique hands-on activities while learning, exploring and staying connected.


    Coastal Cares


    Recharge your energy and make an impact on your community by volunteering time to a cause you are passionate about.


    YP Week


    YPWeek is a weeklong platform for discovery, adventure and meaningful conversations about the issues that matter among young professionals in Wisconsin

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    Coastal’s signature event, OktoberFeast, serves as a place for attendees to mix, mingle and munch on Sheboygan County’s best dishes.

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    Next Wave


    Over 22,000 young professionals are putting their talents to work in Sheboygan County, moving, shaking and crashing into our shores! The Next Wave Young Professionals Awards celebrate the best of the bunch.

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