Upcoming Events

PYP offers approximately 50 events annually ranging from social gatherings, professional development opportunities, relaxed dinners, and community involvement. Please register below.

Upcoming events

    • Thursday, January 19, 2017
    • 5:45 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Painting with a Twist (Southside), 2603 East Carson Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15203
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    Join PYP for a Paint & Sip Night at Painting with a Twist!

     "In a world of mass technology, where things are bombarding us every second, we want to let people have a normal, relaxing and meaningful experience for a few hours."
    - Renee Maloney, Founder of Painting with a Twist

    Come down from your holiday high and network with PYP in a fun, relaxing environment. Learn to paint while you sip during this private studio event. Each attendee will complete the same painting with a live instructor (see below for our painting). The studio will provide all painting supplies.

    This event is BYOB and all guests are welcome to bring their own food and beverage of choice. The studio will provide cups, plates and napkins. Complimentary appetizers will be provided by PYP.

    PYP members will receive a special rate of $25 for this event and non-members are invited to attend for $40.

    ** Please note that for this event, you must arrive at Painting with a Twist no later than 5:45 PM. Refunds will not be given for late arrivals. **

    There is street parking available nearby, and parking is free after 6pm.

    Event Contact: 

    Samantha at social@PYP.org


    • Monday, January 23, 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Bakersfield 940 Penn Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15222
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    Join Us for a Speed Networking Event: Let's Taco'bout It at Bakersfield!

    Interested in learning about your peers... while eating tacos?  Yeah, us too! 

    Join PYP at Bakersfield for this quarter's speed networking event; rather than simply trading business cards, we’ll engage in table conversations spanning a wide range of different topics guaranteed to spark interests. Not only will you meet new people in the Pittsburgh community, but make stronger, more personal connections in your effort to build valuable, long-lasting relationships.

    Did we mention that there will be tacos?  And guac... See you there!

    P.S. Queso.


    Free for members
    $15 for nonmembers 


    Free street parking is available at 6pm, and parking garages also nearby.

    Tips for the event:

    1. Bring your business cards
    2. Prepare a short elevator speech to introduce yourself, and be ready to ask questions.  You can use our sample questions provided to encourage conversation or ask your own!

    Event Contact: 

    Laura Faust, prodev@pyp.org


    Bakersfield (link to website)
    940 Penn Ave
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    • Wednesday, January 25, 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • 437 Grant Street (Penthouse) Pittsburgh, PA 15219
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    Join PYP for our annual President's Wine & Cheese at the new COTERIE in downtown Pittsburgh supported by UPMC Health Plan!

    Would you like to learn what PYP has in store for you in 2017?  Now is your chance!  Members and non-members are invited to attend the President's Wine & Cheese event at the brand new COTERIE facility located in the Frick Building, Downtown.

    Kick start your new years resolution to grow and develop by networking with other career-minded young professionals!  At this event, you'll learn about the new and exciting changes that PYP will bring your way in 2017!

    COTERIE Pittsburgh is a brand new event and co-working space that just opened in mid-December.  Come check out the beautiful view that overlooks the city from their balcony, while enjoying a glass of wine! 

    This event is free to members and non-members!  We'll have a complimentary cheese and crackers display, and a wine bar available.


    COTERIE is located at:
    437 Grant Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15219 (Map)

    • Friday, February 10, 2017
    • 7:00 PM
    • Heinz History Center - 1212 Smallman St, Pittsburgh, PA 15222

    History Uncorked Presented by BNY Mellon

    Pittsburgh’s premier party for young professionals. Now in its 19th year, this event attracts 1,500 individuals from a variety of industries and backgrounds. Chair Sara Ruth, co-founder of Fame15 Creative + Studio Eight27, along with the History Uncorked Committee and the History Center, invite attendees to enjoy an evening of fun and discovery with dancing, great food and beverages from local Pittsburgh restaurants, a silent auction, activities, and live entertainment, all while exploring the History Center’s exhibitions and networking with their peers.

    History Uncorked: #Pixburgh is inspired by the newest exhibition at the History Center, #Pixburgh: A Photographic Experience. Guests are encouraged to arrive red-carpet ready as they celebrate 150 years of Pittsburgh memories – photos of its people, places, and historic events. Don’t miss The Artist, Baron Batch, magician Lee Terbosic, local band The Delaneys, DJ Mad Maxx and more – and make it a night to remember.

    Guests must be 21 years of age or over.

    Click Here to register

    • Wednesday, February 15, 2017
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Smallman Galley (Strip District), 54 21st Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
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    Join PYP for our February Happy Hour at Smallman Galley! 


    The Smallman Galley concept was envisioned at sea by two U.S. Navy Lieutenants who believed that aspiring local chefs deserve a chance to showcase their culinary talents. A launch pad for the best new restaurant concepts in Pittsburgh, Smallman Galley brings in four new restaurateurs every 18 months and offers them a chance to showcase their capabilities and hone their craft.

    Join us for this unique Happy Hour and networking experience featuring innovative food and drink options from the city's next best chefs. 


    Happy hour drink pricing will be available until 7 PM. 

    All attendees will be responsible for his or her own drinks and PYP will be providing complimentary appetizers. 

    Street parking is available nearby and is free after 6pm.

    Check out www.SmallmanGalley.org for more information about the current restaurants being featured: Aubergine Bistro, Carota Cafe, Josephine's Toast, and Provision Pgh. All four restaurants will be open until 9 PM for dinner during the event. 

    Event Contact: 

    Samantha at social@pyp.org
    • Tuesday, February 21, 2017
    • 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • Pirata (Downtown), 274 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
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    Join PYP for our Monthly Dinner Club at Pirata!

     Pirata celebrates the cuisine and lore of South America, Puerto Rico and Cuba. Not to mention more than 200 varieties of rum! This new addition to the Downtown Pittsburgh restaurant scene sits just outside Market Square. Enjoy the Caribbean flare while you expand your professional network with PYP.

    This event is free for members and $15 for non-members. Each attendee will be responsible for paying for his/her own dinner.

    There is free street parking after 6 PM and multiple parking garages nearby.

    Event Contact: 

    Samantha at social@PYP.org

Past events

Wednesday, January 04, 2017 January Dinner Club
Monday, December 19, 2016 Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Tour
Tuesday, December 13, 2016 PYP's Annual Holiday Social presented by UPMC Health Plan
Thursday, December 08, 2016 Wigle Whiskey Whimsical
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 December Dinner Club
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 November Happy Hour Sponsored by Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 Dinner with a Vue!
Wednesday, November 02, 2016 November Dinner Club
Tuesday, November 01, 2016 PYP Talks with Google / Awesome Pittsburgh's Mike Capsambelis
Thursday, October 27, 2016 Halloween Happy Hour
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 Entrepreneurs of PYP: Panel Discussion
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 PYP Book Club: Tribes by Seth Godin
Thursday, October 13, 2016 October Dinner Club
Wednesday, October 05, 2016 October Happy Hour
Tuesday, September 27, 2016 September Dinner Club
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 Non-Profit Networking Happy Hour
Saturday, September 17, 2016 Back to School Crawl for Scholars!
Thursday, September 15, 2016 Roberto Clemente Museum Tour
Wednesday, September 07, 2016 September Happy "Yappy" Hour & Craft Brewery Tour
Tuesday, August 30, 2016 August Dinner Club II
Thursday, August 25, 2016 August Happy Hour & Bring a Friend Social
Thursday, August 18, 2016 Round Table Networking
Tuesday, August 02, 2016 August Dinner Club
Thursday, July 28, 2016 PYP Talks with Kevin Heher: Business Development Strategies
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 July Happy Hour
Friday, July 08, 2016 Cosmopolitan Pittsburgh
Wednesday, July 06, 2016 July Dinner Club
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 June Happy Hour
Friday, June 24, 2016 PYP Pirates Game Event
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 Pittsburgh Winery Tasting
Tuesday, June 14, 2016 June Dinner Club
Monday, June 13, 2016 Round Table Networking sponsored by the Pittsburgh Business Times
Tuesday, June 07, 2016 PYP Book Club is Here!
Tuesday, May 24, 2016 Discover New Ways to be an Entrepreneur
Monday, May 23, 2016 May Happy Hour
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 Networking Reception Sponsored by Pitt's Graduate School of Public & International Affairs (GSPIA)
Monday, May 16, 2016 Happy Hour to Benefit the American Cancer Society
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 May Dinner Club
Wednesday, May 04, 2016 Everything You Need to Know About Investing in a Home
Thursday, April 28, 2016 WYEP Studio Tour
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 April Dinner Club II
Thursday, April 21, 2016 PYP April Happy Hour
Tuesday, April 05, 2016 April Dinner Club
Thursday, March 24, 2016 PYP March Happy Hour
Monday, March 21, 2016 PYP Talks: Kevin Srigley
Tuesday, March 15, 2016 Speed Networking
Thursday, March 10, 2016 Networking and Movie Night
Tuesday, March 01, 2016 March Dinner Club
Thursday, February 25, 2016 Happy Hour Buford's Kitchen
Wednesday, February 03, 2016 February Dinner Club at Bites & Brews
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 2016 President's Wine and Cheese
Thursday, January 21, 2016 The Principles of Improv: A Road Map for Success
Thursday, January 07, 2016 January Dinner Club at Nakama
Wednesday, December 16, 2015 PYP Holiday Social 2015
Sunday, December 13, 2015 Steelers vs. Bengals Game Watch
Monday, December 07, 2015 How to Apply to Graduate School
Tuesday, December 01, 2015 December Dinner Club at Blue Line Grill
Thursday, November 19, 2015 First Skate with American Cancer Society
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 November Happy Hour at Easy Street
Monday, November 16, 2015 Challenge Yourself at the Escape Room
Thursday, November 12, 2015 Bowling Night: Strike out with PYP
Monday, November 09, 2015 Western PA Humane Society Tour
Wednesday, November 04, 2015 November Dinner Club at Redbeard's On Sixth
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 Crisis Management Workshop
Thursday, October 15, 2015 October Happy Hour at Franktuary
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 October Dinner Club at the Spaghetti Warehouse
Wednesday, October 07, 2015 Business Etiquette for Young Professionals- CANCELLED
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 September Dinner Club II at Social
Friday, September 18, 2015 PYP Flashback Gala - 2015 Signature Event
Thursday, September 17, 2015 September Happy Hour with PUMP
Thursday, September 10, 2015 How to succeed in a multinational corporation
Tuesday, September 01, 2015 September Dinner Club at NOLA
Tuesday, August 25, 2015 Ice Cream Social
Thursday, August 20, 2015 August Happy Hour at Luke Wholey's
Monday, August 17, 2015 Embrace Workplace Conflict
Tuesday, August 04, 2015 August Dinner Club at Double Wide Grill
Sunday, August 02, 2015 Hartwood Acres Summer Concert Series - MEMBERS ONLY
Saturday, August 01, 2015 Kickball for a Cause
Monday, July 20, 2015 Empower Your Career through an MBA
Thursday, July 16, 2015 July Happy Hour at Blue Line Grille
Thursday, July 09, 2015 Invasive Vine Sweep with Pittsburgh Park Conservancy
Tuesday, July 07, 2015 July Dinner Club at Stack'd
Friday, June 26, 2015 PYP Night at the Pirates Game - MEMBERS ONLY
Friday, June 26, 2015 McFadden's Happy Hour
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 Find Your Financial Fitness
Thursday, June 18, 2015 June Happy Hour at Mario's in Shadyside
Sunday, June 14, 2015 Sunday Fun-day Venture Outdoors Hike
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 June Dinner Club at Redfin Blues
Thursday, May 21, 2015 May Happy Hour at Buckhead Saloon
Thursday, May 14, 2015 How to Get Recruited
Thursday, May 07, 2015 May Dinner Club at Emilianos
Wednesday, May 06, 2015 Central Blood Bank Tour
Saturday, April 25, 2015 Shadyside Crawl for Scholars
Thursday, April 23, 2015 Change Your Handwriting to Change Your Life
Thursday, April 16, 2015 April Happy Hour at Olive or Twist
Thursday, April 02, 2015 April Dinner Club at the Yard
Thursday, March 26, 2015 Happy Hour at Cafe 5th
Thursday, March 12, 2015 March Dinner Club at Cavo
Thursday, March 05, 2015 Change Your Handwriting to Change Your Life
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Penguins Game Watch at Social in Bakery Square
Thursday, February 19, 2015 February Happy Hour: Union Pig & Chicken
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 The 2nd February Dinner Club: Church Brew Works
Thursday, February 05, 2015 5 Daily Habits to Prioritize Your Health
Tuesday, February 03, 2015 February Dinner Club at Nakama
Thursday, January 29, 2015 2015 President's Wine and Cheese
Monday, January 19, 2015 Dinner Club at Patron Mexican Grill
Wednesday, January 14, 2015 Tame Your Stress
Tuesday, January 06, 2015 January Dinner at Carmella's Plates & Pints
Thursday, December 18, 2014 PYP Holiday Social At Skybar!
Monday, December 15, 2014 Cooking Up The Holiday's with PYP
Thursday, December 11, 2014 The Childrens Home of Pittsburgh Tour
Tuesday, December 02, 2014 December Dinner @ Dive Bar & Grille
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 November Happy Hour at Steel Cactus (South Side)
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Secrets of Speaking Persuasively
Thursday, November 13, 2014 New Member Social at Sonoma Grille
Wednesday, November 05, 2014 All-You-Can-Eat Wings at Buffalo Blues
Monday, November 03, 2014 How to Apply to Graduate School
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 Speed Networking with Toastmasters
Thursday, October 23, 2014 PYP PlayDate Event @ Uptown
Tuesday, October 07, 2014 October Dinner Club at Luke Wholey's
Friday, September 19, 2014 2014 PYP Signature Event - A Black and White Affair
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 September Dinner Club at the Urban Tap
Thursday, August 28, 2014 New Member Social at Easy Street
Thursday, August 21, 2014 Branding Yourself in the Workplace
Monday, August 04, 2014 August Dinner Club at BZ Grill
Thursday, July 31, 2014 “Yappy Hour” with The Animal Rescue League
Thursday, July 24, 2014 July Happy Hour at Industry Public House
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 The Power of LinkedIn
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 July Dinner Club at Ten Penny
Sunday, June 29, 2014 Brunch Event at Local
Friday, June 27, 2014 PYP Day at the Pirates Game
Thursday, June 12, 2014 Big Brother’s Big Sister’s Discovery
Tuesday, June 03, 2014 June Dinner Club at Sharp Edge Bistro on Penn
Wednesday, May 28, 2014 Our Clubhouse (formerly Gilda’s Club) Discovery and Happy Hour
Thursday, May 22, 2014 New Member Social at the Blue Line Grille
Thursday, May 15, 2014 May Dinner Club at Savoy
Monday, May 05, 2014 Cinco de Mayo Mixer at Casa Reyna
Wednesday, April 30, 2014 April Happy Hour at The Beer Market
Wednesday, April 16, 2014 Work on your Golf Swing with PYP
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 April Dinner Club at The Shiloh Grill
Saturday, April 12, 2014 Crawl for Scholars in Shadyside!
Wednesday, April 09, 2014 Members Only Wigle Whiskey Tour
Wednesday, March 26, 2014 March Dinner Club at The Hard Rock Cafe
Thursday, March 20, 2014 March Happy Hour at The Claddagh
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 Speed Networking/ Elevator Speech Training
Tuesday, March 04, 2014 March Mardi Gras Mini Mixer
Monday, February 24, 2014 Perfecting Your Elevator Speech
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 February Happy Hour at SoHo
Monday, February 10, 2014 February Dinner Club II at Roland's in the Strip
Tuesday, February 04, 2014 February Dinner Club at Tavern 245
Thursday, January 23, 2014 President's Wine and Cheese
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 Negotiation at Workplace and in Life
Tuesday, January 07, 2014 January Dinner Club at Nakama
Thursday, December 12, 2013 Holiday Happy Hour @ Savoy
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 What It Takes To Succeed at Leadership
Tuesday, December 03, 2013 Dinner Club at Las Velas
Thursday, November 21, 2013 Game Night at Buckhead
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 The ABCs of Wine @ Dreadnought Wines
Wednesday, November 06, 2013 PYP Bowling at Arsenal Bowl
Saturday, October 19, 2013 "Shadyside Shuffle" Bar Crawl
Wednesday, October 09, 2013 What Health Care Reform Means for You Informational Session
Wednesday, October 02, 2013 October Dinner Club
Monday, September 23, 2013 Family House Volunteer Event
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 September Mix & Mingle Happy Hour
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 Dress for Success Workshop
Saturday, September 07, 2013 Walk to Defeat ALS Volunteer Event
Wednesday, September 04, 2013 September Dinner Club
Thursday, August 22, 2013 August New Member Social
Friday, August 16, 2013 Pirates Game
Tuesday, August 06, 2013 Trivia Night
Thursday, August 01, 2013 Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle with a Busy Schedule
Thursday, July 18, 2013 July Happy Hour
Friday, June 28, 2013 Silver Soiree (25th Anniversary)
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 "Breaking the Rules"- innovative ways of running/ starting your business
Wednesday, June 05, 2013 June Mix & Mingle Happy Hour
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 PYP/PRSA Resume Building Workshop
Thursday, May 16, 2013 Happy Hour at Bar Louie
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