• hype
  • hype: Promoting Young Professionals

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      The first session in hype's Immersion Project was held on Tuesday, September 12, 2017.
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      Heritage and history was the focus of the second Immersion Project session on Tuesday, October 10, 2017.
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      The Immersion Project continued on December 12, 2017 with visits to Greenheck, Wausau Supply Company and Mullins Cheese.
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      The fifth session in hype's Immersion Project was held on Tuesday, January 9, 2018.
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      The fifth session in hype's Immersion Project was held on Tuesday, January 9, 2018.
  • hype is a workforce development initiative of the Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce and is designed to help attract, retain and meet the unique needs of young professionals (ages 21 - 45) throughout the Wausau region.

    The purpose of hype is to connect young professionals to each other, the community and businesses; to offer young professionals leadership opportunities and development tools to grow and to encourage young professionals to work, play and stay in the Wausau region.

    hype offers monthly events for its members, ranging from professional development and training programs to networking opportunities. hype activities serve to connect young professionals to the community and provide them with meaningful opportunities to interact with others in their age group, as well as with business and community leaders.


  • A change to the model

    Effective September 1, 2017, all employees of Chamber member businesses have access to young professional activities.

    YPWeek 2018

    YPWeek is a week long platform for discovery, adventure and meaningful conversations about the issues that matter among young professionals in Wisconsin. YPWeek brings together key leaders in the community, at purposefully chosen locations that integrate the unique cultural assets with meaningful learning or social interaction. The activities engage the millennial workforce in experiences that are important to you as a YP while educating your employers on the important role these functions play in retaining you as their workforce.

    Participating communities: Beaver Dam, Beloit, Chequamegon Bay , Clark County, Dodge County, Eau Claire, ​Fond du Lac, Fox Cities, Green Bay, Jefferson County, Kenosha, La Crosse, Madison, Manitowoc, Marinette, Marshfield, Milwaukee, Oconomowoc, Oshkosh, Platteville, Racine, Rusk County, Sawyer County, Sheboygan, Stevens Point, Viroqua, Walworth County, Waukesha, Wausau and Wisconsin Rapids.

    For more information on hype , contact Renae Krings at the Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce.






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