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Young Professionals Council

The mission of the Fauquier Chamber Young Professionals is to build community and industry leaders, through the involvement and collaboration of local businesses and organizations. Providing monthly opportunities for both networking and professional development, there is something for every professional and organization, regardless of industry type. With a reach that extends to multiple counties, and a network that is constantly attracting both new and familiar faces, you and your business can leverage the value and network of the Fauquier Chamber Young Professionals.

Interested in collaborating?  Contact us today, check out our calendar of events or fill out a membership application 

2023 Young Professionals Leadership & Opportunities

We are looking for leadership positions on the FYP Council. The  requirements are to be a Chamber member under the age of 45 and to attend the one-hour, monthly strategy meetings for FYP. We also encourage them to attend all, and at least one, FYP event per month. These positions include:

Brand Ambassador
This person will be responsible for marketing FYP to new and existing FYP attendees. This person will help create and execute brand strategies using social media, in-person, and virtual resources.

Venue Liaison
This person will be responsible for reaching out to venues that we will be meeting with and confirming their availability and expectations for the event that will take place. This person will also secure company sponsorships and donations regarding our events.

Click here for an application

2023 Young Professionals Programming

The 2023 Young Professionals are proud to introduce a variety of new programs all targeted for the benefit of the next generation of community business leaders.

The Young Professionals is a diverse group comprised of both current business owners and operators and those who have the same ambitions. The goal of the programs and events is to foster each members ambitions of both growth and prosperity. You are encouraged to explore all opportunities to see if there is a right fit.

With few exceptions, each of the events below will occur monthly with regular cadence however locations may vary. Each specific event will have all the details listed on its corresponding Event Listing.

First Friday Luncheons

  • Come and join the Young Professionals at their First Friday lunch and leverage their ever growing network of professionals. When it comes to building and maintaining a network, consistency is key.
  • Guests who attend this event will be able to take advantage of the Young Professionals broad reach with new and returning members alike in a laid back environment over lunch.

Crafted Connections

  • Join the vibrant community of the Fauquier Chamber Young Professionals Council at our monthly event, “Crafted Connections.” This unique gathering invites professionals from all backgrounds to connect, share, and grow in a relaxed and engaging atmosphere.
  • Each month, we introduce a new “crafted” activity – it could be anything from painting, culinary arts, wine and beer tastings or even axe throwing – ensuring that every meeting is fresh, engaging, and sparks conversation. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or just starting your career, “Crafted Connections” offers the perfect blend of fun and professional networking. Build meaningful relationships, exchange ideas, and enjoy the opportunity to do something fun and memorable.