Columbus YP Week Kickoff Party
Polaris Fashion Place
1500 Polaris Pkwy
Columbus, OH 43240

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Columbus YP Week Kickoff Party

Monday, August 24, 2020 5:30pm - 8:30pm
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Columbus Young Professionals Week is back for a fourth year and this year promises to be even bigger and better! Join us (and 80 other local YP organizations, nonprofits, employer resource groups and local collaborators) for a Kickoff Party at Polaris Fashion Place on Monday, August 24 from 5:30-8:30pm.

The event is free to attend and will welcome hundreds of attendees in a networking/expo style event that offers social connections, business networking, live performances, food stations with complimentary food samples, giveaways, a live concert featuring Honey and Blue, interactive makerspace activities, a beer garden for charity, and so much more.

Event features include:
• Complimentary food & desserts from several local restaurants
• "Pop-up" performances featuring Red Herring Theatre
• Live concert featuring Honey & Blue (from 7:30-8:30pm)
• Additional music provided by D&M DJ Entertainment
• Awards ceremony for the Next Up Columbus Awards
• Beer garden for charity to benefit Femergy
• Trivia games & prizes by MYLE
• Science experiments hosted by COSI
• Live letterpress printing hosted by
• Photo booths & interactive photo areas
• Interactive games, VR (virtual reality) spaces, cornhole and yard games, and expo tables featuring more than 80 groups, associations, and resources for young professionals
• Networking with CYP Club members and friends
• Free parking

Event features include:
The event will be held inside Polaris Fashion Place on the Lower Level Center Court (in front of Banana Republic, Brooks Brothers, and Lululemon Athletica). There will be plenty of signs to find us... we'll be inside in the center of the mall!

What other groups will be a part of the event?
Check out this year's list of partner organizations at

Now in its fourth year, Columbus Young Professionals Week is a week-long series of events & activities celebrating Columbus and all the great things there are to do for young professionals. This collaborative effort welcomes thousands of attendees to dozens of events across the Columbus region in partnership with 80+ YP organizations, employee resource groups, nonprofits, alumni associations, and community collaborators.

If you have any questions about this event, please contact us and reference our "YP Week Kickoff" event.

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Jenni A. - May 24th 5:07 pm

My partner and I are moving to Columbus in June and we are excited to meet new people and find events throughout the community.

Brooke P. - May 20th 9:47 am

Hoping to meet some people. This will be my first event

Charles A. - May 4th 7:23 am

Lol I'm new so I'm just gonna go with the flow 😎

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