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6:00 - 8:30 p.m.



At this city-wide event, we invite you to explore the interests and missions of over 30 different Charlotte YP organizations. Intentionally designed with an open layout, this high-energy mixer allows you network with a diverse crowd of over 700 people while discovering everything our community has to offer. 

2017 TItle sponsor

Eat Work Play

EatWorkPlay CLT is Charlotte’s Lifestyle Guide for the trendy young professional, and their mission is to connect you to the very best of Charlotte’s people, culture, and local businesses. Learn more at

2017 Platinum Sponsor

search solution group

Search Solution Group is the largest and fastest growing executive recruitment firm in Charlotte. Recognized as an Inc 1000 company for three consecutive years, Search Solution Group’s award winning growth results in a constant search for new business partners as well as exceptional talent. If your business has hiring needs or if you are looking for a career move, please visit


2017 After-Party Sponsor

Ink and Ivy

Following the 3rd Annual Charlotte YP Mixer, join us at Ink N Ivy for the official after-party. Come sip on delicious drinks as we continue the fun. Thank you to Ink N Ivy for sponsoring

charlotte Young Professional Organizations

American cancer society - Relay for Life

The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.

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Facebook | @relaycharlotte

Instagram | @cltrelay4life

Twitter | @CLTrelay4life & @BallantyneRelay

Young Donor Society 

ASC’s Young Donor Society (YDS) is a rapidly growing group of young professionals who are engaging with and uplifting Charlotte-Mecklenburg’s cultural community. These emerging philanthropists (age 40 or younger) support ASC’s work to ensure Culture For All with an annual gift of $500 or more.

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Facebook | @asccharlotte

Big Brothers Big Sisters

The Big Brothers Big Sisters Mission is to provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.

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Facebook | @bbbsgc

Instagram | @bbbschar

Charlotte Business Group

Charlotte Business Group was created to provide a forum for highly active business professionals and owners to have meaningful exchanges and create noticeable positive change with our beautiful city. We exist to build a better Charlotte through community service, professional development, and the cultivation of meaningful relationships.

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Facebook | @CharlotteBusinessGroup

Instagram| @CharlotteBusinessGroup

Charlotte City Club Young professionals

The Charlotte City Club Young Professionals is the young professional group of the Charlotte City Club, an exclusive, members-only club used for business and social gatherings.

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Facebook | @charlottecityclubyps

Instagram | @charlottecityclubyps

Charlotte Evening Rotary

The Charlotte Evening Rotary is a YP club focused on service in the Charlotte community, networking, great speakers, and friendships.

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Facebook | @charlotteeveningrotary

Instagram | @charlotteeveningrotary

Twitter | @CLTRotary

Charlotte One

CHARLOTTE/ONE is a nonprofit created to help you connect in the city, make a difference, and find purpose by helping you explore faith. We host different events monthly and would love to meet you!

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Facebook | @CharlotteONE

Instagram | @CharlotteONE

Twitter | @CharlotteONE

Charlotte Millennial Art Program (CLTMAP)

The MAPS is a young professional group that introduces the curious to cultural happenings, plans social events and aims to diversify professional and personal networks through an appreciation of and interest in the arts. Thoughtful entry points to art itself is a key goal of the MAPS: intimate salon-style artist talks, studio visits and hands-on experiences fill the program calendar. All events, held monthly, are casual, accessible and welcoming.

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Facebook | @cltmap

Instagram| @cltmap

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is adding tomorrows for people with cystic fibrosis and welcomes volunteer involvement in any of our more than twelve special events each year.

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Facebook| @CFFCharlotte

Instagram | @cff_charlotte

Guys with Ties Charlotte 

Guys with Ties Charlotte is a 501(c)(3) “for purpose” organization that raises money and awareness for local charities in the Charlotte Metropolitan area by planning and hosting entertaining events.

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Facebook | @guyswithtiescharlotte

Instagram | @gwtclt

Twitter | @guyswithtiescharlotte

Charlotte Habitat for Humanity Young Professionals division

Habitat Young Professionals of Charlotte (HYPC) began in late 2007 and is a group of individuals seeking to combat poverty by helping build affordable housing for low-income families, while providing networking opportunities for future leaders.

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Humane Society of Charlotte Young Affiliated Professionals

The Humane Society of Charlotte's Young Affiliated Professionals (HSC-YAP) brings together people who care about animal welfare and want to promote and support the mission of the Humane Society of Charlotte.

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Facebook | @hscyap

Instagram| @hscyap

Twitter | @hscyap


InterNations is the largest global community for people living abroad. It's our mission to make life easier for expats and connect global minds worldwide.

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Kiwanis Uptown Charlotte

Kiwanis Uptown is a vibrant group of young professionals who are leaders in the community, share fellowship with one another, and serve the children of Charlotte and the world.

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Facebook | @KiwanisUptown

Instagram | @KiwanisUptown

Twitter | @KiwanisUptown

Mecklenburg County Young Republicans

Meck YRs is a club that enjoys creating an environment where people can share their political views among friends. Outside the social aspect of the group, our meetings provide an opportunity for ALL citizens to become educated on political issues at the local, county, state, and national levels. We want to conserve the principles of Liberty, Freedom, Free Enterprise and Self-determination, so that we are in control of our own lives; not the government.

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Facebook | @meckcountyyoungreps

Twitter | @MeckGOPYR

QC Community

Volunteers supporting local communities, working to empower, and build Leung bridges between neighborhoods for a better, more connected Queen City.

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Facebook | @QCCommunity

Twitter | @QCCommunity

Safe Alliance Young professionals network

Safe Alliance provides hope and healing to those impacted by domestic violence and sexual assault. Our Young Professional Alliance meets monthly enjoying networking, events and raising awareness for domestic and sexual violence.

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Facebook | @safealliance

Instagram | @safe_alliance

Twitter | @safe_alliance

Sustain Charlotte

The SCCC is group of individuals in the Charlotte community who want to see ALL members of our city grow and have access to opportunities which will lead to a sustainable future.

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Facebook | @sustaincharlotte

Instagram | @sustain_clt

Charlotte Chamber Young Professionals

Charlotte Chamber Young Professionals (CCYPs) exists to cultivate a young and diverse workforce as a competitive advantage for Charlotte’s growing economy. CCYPs provide value to young professionals in Charlotte, ages 21 to 39, through leadership growth and professional development, networking and relationship-building and connection to civic engagement and community service opportunities. Programs and events include luncheons, after-hours mixers and annual signature events.

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LinkedIn | charlotte-young-professionals-cyp 

The Junior League of Charlotte, Inc.

The Junior League of Charlotte, Inc. is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, to developing the potential of women and to improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.

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Facebook | @jlcharlotte

Instagram | @jlcharlotte

Twitter | @JL_Charlotte

The Lunch Project YOung Affiliates

The Lunch Project Young Affiliates is a group of young professionals committed to supporting and promoting the mission of TLP — developing empathy through dynamic programming that fuels community-run school lunches in Tanzania.

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Facebook | @thelunchproject

Twitter | @thelunchproject


The Magellan Society

The Magellan Society (TMS) – the Young Professionals of the World Affairs Council of Charlotte – is a network of internationally-minded young professionals in the Charlotte area committed to engaging in social and educational activities that promote global understanding. We are dedicated to encouraging young adults to “explore the world in Charlotte” through international speaker events, documentary screenings, networking events, happy hours and dining opportunities.

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Facebook | @themagellansociet

Young Professionals International House

International House serves as a welcoming place for our new neighbors to gain the hard skills needed to succeed in the U.S. and the support network needed to be happy and build the kind of life everyone seeks – full of meaning, community and the prospects for a brighter future.

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Facebook | @ih.charlotte

Twitter | @Intlhouse

United Way Linc

Get behind worthy causes, make a difference you can see, and hang out afterwards for food & drinks. LINC delivers unique volunteer events that elevate your community, connections & calendar.

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Facebook | @UWCCYL

Instagram | @uwyl

Twitter | @UWCCYoungLeader

United Way of Central Carolinas Young Leaders

United Way of Central Carolinas Young Leaders is a diverse network of passionate, young professionals taking collaborative action in philanthropy, volunteer and leadership activities throughout the community.

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Facebook | @UWCentralCarolinas

Instagram | @uwcentralcarolinas

Twitter | @MYUWCC

Urban League of Central Carolinas

The Urban League of Central Carolinas mission is to empower the community to attain financial stability and social justice in a global economy through education, training and placement.

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Facebook | @Urban-League-Central-Carolinas

Instagram | @urbanleaguecharlotte

Twitter | @ulcc704


The Urbanites build awareness about Urban Ministry Center and the ways the organization combats the conditions that affect the most vulnerable segment of our community, the homeless neighbors. Their aim is not to raise money or to find permanent volunteers. Instead, they want to bring forth the issues that confront the homeless population and highlight the impact that Urban Ministry Center can have in providing the framework in which neighbors can tear down barriers to housing, sobriety, stability and other challenges.

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Facebook | @UrbanMinistryCenter

Twitter | @Urban_Ministry

Council for Children's Rights Young Ambassadors Group

The Young Ambassadors are a group of young professionals committed to supporting and promoting the work of Council for Children’s Rights through a variety of social, volunteer, and fundraising activities and events. Through these activities we work with Council to support the right of every child to be safe, healthy and educated.

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Facebook | @CFCRights

Twitter | @cfcrights

Young Democrats of Mecklenburg County

The Young Democrats of Mecklenburg County are young, progressive-minded residents of Mecklenburg County, using their time and talents to create a better future for the county, state, and nation.

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Twitter | @MeckYoungDems

YP 35 of Rotary Club of Lake Norman-Huntersville

YP 35 is an initiative to engage younger people in Rotary and in community service. Prospective members must be 35 years or younger at the time of membership. The organization's focus is engaging members in club activities, socials, events and fundraisers.

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Facebook | @rotarylkn

Twitter | @lknrotary