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YPC Kickoff Party To Take Place Jan. 20 At Iowa Wild Game

January 11, 2023

GREATER DES MOINES, IA (Jan. 11, 2023) – The Young Professionals Connection (YPC) will begin the new year with its 2023 YPC Kickoff Party on Friday, Jan. 20. The event will be in conjunction with an Iowa Wild game at Wells Fargo Arena.

Attendees will have access to a private social and bar area, as well as a block of seats on the ice during the game. Participants will have the flexibility to go back and forth between networking and watching the Wild game. The party begins at 5:30 p.m. with networking and continues at 6:15 with YPC and sponsor remarks. The game begins at 7 p.m., and attendees can skate on the ice following the completion of the game.  

“The YPC Kickoff is one of my favorite events of the year because it gives attendees an opportunity to make new connections, strengthen existing connections and enjoy a night of exciting hockey,” said Ngozi Igbokwe, the 2022-2023 President of the YPC Board. “We typically welcome around 150 people to this event, and you can feel the passion for our community from those who attend.”

Admission is free for YPC members and $5 for non-members. Those interested are encouraged to register soon as the event has sold out in the past. Learn more and register here

About YPC 

YPC's mission is to promote an environment that attracts and retains young professionals in Greater Des Moines (DSM). Its efforts focus on connecting young professionals to each other and to the community through social, civic, charitable and professional development endeavors. Members have unique opportunities to grow personally and professionally and forge lasting relationships. Engage, connect and form a foundation for your future in DSM. YPC is an initiative of the Greater Des Moines Partnership. 

About the Greater Des Moines Partnership

The Greater Des Moines Partnership is the economic and community development organization that serves Greater Des Moines (DSM), Iowa. Together with 24 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, more than 6,500 Regional Business Members and more than 365 Investors, The Partnership drives economic growth with one voice, one mission and as one region. Through innovation, strategic planning and global collaboration, The Partnership grows opportunity, helps create jobs and promotes DSM as the best place to build a business, a career and a future. Learn more at DSMpartnership.com