PCYP Networking Event Information

Event Expectations:

Information for Every Event:

New attendees are always welcome at our events. When attending an event, take the opportunity to network with other young professionals and give out your business cards in a fun, laid back environment. Dress in business casual attire and be sure to come with a positive attitude! If you are a new attendee, look for PCYP Ambassadors with silver name tags to help you get acquainted.

  • No membership required to attend an event
  • All ages and professions welcome
  • New attendees always welcome
  • Invite your friends, coworkers, and employees
  • Bring your business cards
  • Dress business casual
  • Every event has business card raffle giveaways
For information on how to become a host or sponsor for a future PCYP networking event, click HERE 
PCYP Sponsored by Innovative Financial Group, Hosted by Poe's Tavern

Where: Poe’s Tavern, 212 Causeway Drive, Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480

When: Wednesday, November 20 at 5:30 – 7:30 pm

What: FREE Networking Social for Young Professionals

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS
– FREE FOOD
– Networking
– FREE for Members and Non-Members
– Raffle Prizes
– Business Casual Attire

GENERAL RAFFLE ITEMS
– 2 game passes to Battle House Tactical Laser Tag Wilmington NC
– $40 Gift Certificate to Coastal Massage & Spa

MEMBERS ONLY RAFFLE ITEMS
– 2 Tickets to The Producers (showing May 22 – 31, 2020) showing at Thalian Hall Center for the Performing Arts, Inc. donated by Thalian Association Community Theatre
– Free 30 minutes on Simulator courtesy of Rounds Golf & Lounge
– $189 Value Bronze Level HVAC Maintenance Plan from Salt Air Heating & Cooling
– $100 Butcher Box courtesy of True Blue Butcher & Table

PCYP Networking Hosted by Homewood Suites, Sponsored by Optimum Fire and Security

Where: Homewood Suites by Hilton/Mayfaire, 6732 Swan Mill Road, Wilmington, NC 28405

When: Wednesday, December 4 at 5:30 – 7:30 pm

What: FREE Networking Social for Young Professionals

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS
– FREE FOOD
– Networking
– FREE for Members and Non-Members
– Raffle Prizes
– Business Casual Attire

GENERAL RAFFLE ITEMS
– 2 game passes to Battle House Tactical Laser Tag Wilmington NC
– $40 Gift Certificate to Coastal Massage & Spa

MEMBERS ONLY RAFFLE ITEMS
– Free 30 minutes on Simulator courtesy of Rounds Golf & Lounge
– $189 Value Bronze Level HVAC Maintenance Plan from Salt Air Heating & Cooling
– $100 Butcher Box courtesy of True Blue Butcher & Table

PCYP Members Only Christmas Party December 13, 2019

Where: St. Thomas Preservation Hall, 208 Dock St, Wilmington, NC 28402

When: Friday, December 13 at 7:00 – 10:00 pm

What: FREE Holiday Party for Official PCYP Members and a Guest!

🎄Join us for the Fourth Annual MEMBERS ONLY Port City Young Professionals Christmas Cocktail Party at St. Thomas Preservation Hall!🎄

This is a celebratory event to thank our official members (members listed in the PCYP Mobile App), hosts, and sponsors for their support throughout the year. ⛄

DRESS TO IMPRESS!

Thank you to our Event Sponsor: River Landing

Event Photos by Chris Brehmer Photography 📸

Music by DJ Eric Thompson, Atlantic Premier Entertainment 🎶

**YOU MUST REGISTER ON EVENTBRITE TO ATTEND***

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS.:
-FREE FOOD, BEER AND WINE
-GIVEAWAYS
-LIVE BAND
**Members can bring 1 guest and both will need a ticket

PCYP Networking Social Sponsored by Spot Real Estate, Hosted by JohnnyLukes Kitchen Bar

Where: JohnnyLukes Kitchen Bar, 5500 Market St, Wilmington, NC 28405

When: Wednesday, January 15 at 5:30 – 7:30 pm

What: FREE Networking Social for Young Professionals

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS
– FREE FOOD
– Networking
– FREE for Members and Non-Members
– Raffle Prizes
– Business Casual Attire

GENERAL RAFFLE ITEMS
– 2 game passes to Battle House Tactical Laser Tag Wilmington NC
– $40 Gift Certificate to Coastal Massage & Spa

MEMBERS ONLY RAFFLE ITEMS
– Free 30 minutes on Simulator courtesy of Rounds Golf & Lounge
– $189 Value Bronze Level HVAC Maintenance Plan from Salt Air Heating & Cooling
– $100 Butcher Box courtesy of True Blue Butcher & Table

Past PCYP Events

PCYP Networking Hosted by Bill Clark Homes, Sponsored by JD Terry Guaranteed Rate

Where: 291 Hanover Lakes Dr, Wilmington, NC 28401-4489

When: Wednesday, October 16 at 5:30 – 7:30 pm

What: FREE Networking Social for Young Professionals

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS
– FREE FOOD
– Networking
– FREE for Members and Non-Members
– Raffle Prizes
– Business Casual Attire

GENERAL RAFFLE ITEMS
– 2 game passes to Battle House Tactical Laser Tag Wilmington NC
– $40 Gift Certificate to Coastal Massage & Spa
– $100 Gift Certificate to indigosilver studio

MEMBERS ONLY RAFFLE ITEMS
– 2 Tickets to Elton John & Tim Rice’s Aida (showing Apr. 2 – 5, 2020) at UNCW Kenan Auditorium donated by Thalian Association Community Theatre
– Free 30 minutes on Simulator courtesy of Rounds Golf & Lounge
– $189 Value Bronze Level HVAC Maintenance Plan from Salt Air Heating & Cooling
– $100 Butcher Box courtesy of True Blue Butcher & Table
– 5 sets of 4 tickets for the Kiwanis Pancake Day courtesy of Larry Sneeden of Coastal Stormwater Services, Inc.

PCYP Speed Networking at Platypus & Gnome

Where: 9 South Front Street, Wilmington, North Carolina 28401

When: Thursday, September 26 at 5:30 – 7:30 pm

What: MEMBERS ONLY Speed Networking Social for Young Professionals

This is our 4th Annual Members Only Speed Networking event! Hosted by Platypus & Gnome and sponsored by UNCW Cameron School of Business Graduate Programs.

We’ll meet in a more intimate setting to get to know one another through some interactive speed networking activities.

You will leave this event with tons of new contacts and friends!

SPEED NETWORKING | FREE FOOD | GIVEAWAYS
**Members can bring 1 guest and both will need to sign in at registration

RAFFLE ITEMS
– $40 gift certificate to Coastal Massage & Spa
– $100 gift certificate to Atlantic Boudoir
– swag courtesy of UNCW Cameron School of Business

PCYP Sponsored by Angel Oak Home Loans, Co-Hosted by Cavik Insurance and KBT Realty Group

Where: 1724 Gardner Drive, Wilmington, North Carolina 28405

When: Wednesday, September 18 at 5:30 – 7:30 pm

What: FREE Networking Social for Young Professionals

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS
– FREE FOOD
– Networking
– FREE for Members and Non-Members
– Raffle Prizes
– Business Casual Attire

GENERAL RAFFLE ITEMS
– 2 game passes to Battle House Tactical Laser Tag Wilmington NC
– $40 Gift Certificate to Coastal Massage & Spa
– $100 Gift Certificate to indigosilver studio

MEMBERS ONLY RAFFLE ITEMS
– 2 Tickets to Guys and Dolls (showing Feb. 13 – 16, 2020) at UNCW Kenan Auditorium donated by Thalian Association Community Theatre
– Free 30 minutes on Simulator courtesy of Rounds Golf & Lounge
– $189 Value Bronze Level HVAC Maintenance Plan from Salt Air Heating & Cooling
– $100 Butcher Box courtesy of True Blue Butcher & Table
– $100 Gift Certificate to Atlantic Boudoir

PCYP Networking Hosted by True Blue Butcher Sponsored by Live Oak Dental

Where: 1125 Military Cutoff Rd, Suite A, Wilmington, NC 28405

When: Thursday, August 22nd at 5:30 – 7:30 pm

What: FREE Networking Social for Young Professionals

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

– First 100 attendees receive a $5 off butcher counter coupon to True Blue Butcher & Table!
– FREE FOOD
– Networking
– FREE for Members and Non-Members
– Raffle Prizes
– Business Casual Attire

GENERAL RAFFLE ITEMS
– 2 passes to Battle House Tactical Laser Tag Wilmington NC from Wilmington Today
– $40 Gift Certificate to Coastal Massage & Spa
– $100 Gift Certificate to indigosilver studio

MEMBERS ONLY RAFFLE ITEMS
– $189 Value Bronze Level HVAC Maintenance Plan from Salt Air Heating & Cooling
– Soft Yeti cooler full of gifts from Live Oak Dental
– Custom teeth whitening package from Live Oak Dental
– Gift cards to local businesses courtesy of Live Oak Dental
– Dinner Date for Two ($200 value!) from True Blue Butcher & Table

Where: 6801 Parker Farm Drive, Wilmington, North Carolina 28403

When: Thursday, July 25 at 5:30 – 7:30 pm

What: Networking social for PCYP members!

Official members get first dibs on tickets May – June 2019 then open to all of PCYP in July.

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

– Play Simulators for FREE (Golf, Home Run Derby, Field Goal Kick, Basketball Shootout, Bocce, Zombie Dodgeball & More!)
– Everyone will receive “FREE 30 minutes on the simulator with entree purchase” on their next visit
– FREE FOOD
– Networking
– $5 to Reserve your spot but comes with a drink ticket!
– Raffle Prizes for
– Business Casual Attire

RAFFLE ITEMS
(2) 30 Minute Golf Lessons valued at $80
(2) 1 Hours Free in VIP Simulator valued at $60

Where: 201 N. Front St., G101, Wilmington, NC 28401

When: Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

What: FREE Networking social for young professionals

NETWORKING | FREE FOOD | GIVEAWAYS

Hosted by: Pour Taproom
Sponsored by: College Hunks Hauling Junk & Moving

Where: 2149 Carolina Beach Road, Wilmington, North Carolina 28401

When: Thursday, June 27 at 6:45 pm – 10:00 pm

What: FREE networking social for PCYP members!

Join us for fun, networking and baseball with PCYP at the Wilmington Sharks VS the Holly Springs Salamanders. Our group will meet up at the first base picnic area!

Game starts at 7:05pm

– FREE admission for all active members + 1 guest
– 2 FREE drink tickets (for beer, wine, or soda)
– $10 for non-members

Where: 109 Pier Master Point #100, Wilmington, North Carolina 28412

When: Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

What: FREE Networking social for young professionals

NETWORKING | FREE FOOD | GIVEAWAYS

Hosted and Sponsored by: RiverLights

PCYP Ambassador leading the program: Chris Buccieri of Pinnacle Family Chiropractic – Wilmington, NC

Where: 9 Estell Lee Place, Wilmington, North Carolina 28401

When: Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

What: FREE Networking social for young professionals

NETWORKING | FREE FOOD | GIVEAWAYS

Hosted by: Embassy Suites by Hilton Wilmington Riverfront

Sponsored by: Salt Air Heating & Cooling

Where: 23 S 2nd St, Wilmington, North Carolina 28401

When: Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

What: This is our 3rd Annual Member’s ONLY Speed Networking event!

We’ll meet in a more intimate setting to get to know one another through some interactive speed networking activities.

You will leave this event with tons of new contacts and friends!

SPEED NETWORKING | FREE FOOD | GIVEAWAYS |

**Members can bring 1 Guest and both will need to sign in at registration

Hosted by: The City Club

Sponsored by: Intracoastal Realty

Where: Cameron Art Museum
3201 S 17th St, Wilmington, North Carolina 28412

When: Wednesday, April 17, 2019 from 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

What: PCYP’s 10 Year Anniversary Celebration! FREE networking social for all ages and professions

FREE FOOD | GIVEAWAYS

Sponsored by: Alliance Credit Union

Where: Shuckin’ Shack Oyster Bar –127 N. Front St., Wilmington, NC 28401

When: Wednesday, March 20, 2019 from 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

What: FREE networking social for all ages and professions

FREE FOOD | GIVEAWAYS

Sponsored by: River Landing Country Club

Where: Pour Taproom – 201 N Front St Suite G101, Wilmington, NC 28401

When: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 from 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

What: FREE networking social for all ages and professions

FREE FOOD | GIVEAWAYS | Head Shots by Chris Brehmer during the event ($49 for Members $64 for Non-Members)

Sponsored by: UNCW Cameron School of Business MBA Program

Where: UNCW Clock Tower Lounge in the Fisher Student Center (directions)

When: Wednesday, January 16, 2019 from 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

What: FREE networking social for all ages and professions

FREE BEER & WINE | FREE FOOD | GIVEAWAYS

Sponsored by: Wilmington Today – A print and online guide for visitors, locals, and those looking to relocate to the area.

Where: 530 Causeway Dr, Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina 28480

When: Friday, December 14 at 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM

What: Join us for the Third Annual MEMBERS ONLY Port City Young Professionals Christmas Party at Banks Channel

This is a celebratory event to thank our official members (members listed in the PCYP Mobile App) and sponsors for their support throughout the year.

FIRST DRINK IS FREE | FREE FOOD | GIVEAWAYS | LIVE BAND

**Members can bring 1 Guest and both will need a ticket

**YOU MUST REGISTER ON EVENTBRITE TO ATTEND***

Hosted by: Banks Channel

Sponsored by: Adam Slack at Guaranteed Rate & Jonathan Calhoun at State Farm

Where: UNCW Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship 803 S College Rd Suite G, Wilmington, NC 28403

When: Wednesday, December 5th at 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

What: FREE networking social for all ages and professionals

FREE BEER & WINE | FREE FOOD | GIVEAWAYS

Hosted by: UNCW Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Where: 5500 Market St, Wilmington, North Carolina 28405

When: Wednesday, November 14 at 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

What: Join us for a night of networking!

– FREE for Members and Non-Members
– FREE Appetizers
– Invite your FRIENDS, EMPLOYEES, and CO-WORKERS
– Business Casual Attire

Hosted by: JohnnyLukes

Sponsored by: Movement Mortgage

Featured non profit: Young Professionals Network (National Association of Realtors)

Where: 23 S 2nd St, Wilmington, North Carolina 28401

When: Thursday, October 25, 2018 at 5:30 PM – 7 PM

What: This is our 2nd Annual Member’s ONLY Speed Networking event!

We’ll meet in a more intimate setting to get to know one another through some interactive speed networking activities.

You will leave this event with tons of new contacts and friends!

SPEED NETWORKING | FREE FOOD | GIVEAWAYS |

**Members can bring 1 Guest and both will need to sign in at registration

Hosted by: The City Club

Sponsored by: Cadence Realty

Where: 4712 New Centre Drive, Wilmington, North Carolina 28405

When: Wednesday, October 17 at 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

What: Join us for a night of networking!

– FREE for Members and Non-Members
– FREE Appetizers
– Invite your FRIENDS, EMPLOYEES, and CO-WORKERS
– Business Casual Attire

Hosted by: Skytown Beer Company

Sponsored by: Matthews Motors

Featured non profit: Kids Making It

Where: 6732 Swan Mill Rd, Wilmington, North Carolina 28405

When: Thursday, September 27th at 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

What: Join us for a night of casual networking

– Putting Contest with Prize!
– FREE for Members and Non-Members
– FREE Appetizers
– Invite your FRIENDS, EMPLOYEES, and CO-WORKERS
– Business Casual Attire

Hosted by: Homewood Suites by Wilmington/Mayfaire

Sponsored by: Pet Supplies Plus

Featured non profit: Cape Fear CREW

Where: Wilmington Sharks Ball Field – 

When: Wednesday, August 1st 6:45 – 10:00 pm

What: Join us for the make up date for the Members Only Night PCYP at the Wilmington Sharks.

Will be located at a private group area at the Wilmington Shark’s Ballpark Beer Garden

Game starts at 7:05pm

  • FREE admission for all active members + 1 guest
  • 2 FREE drink tickets (good for beer, water, soda)
  • $10 for non-members

Where: 201 North Front St. G101, Wilmington, North Carolina 28411

When: Wednesday, August 15th 5:30 – 7:30pm

What: Join us for a night of networking!

  • FREE for Members and Non- Members
  • FREE Appetizers
  • Business Casual Attire

Hosted by: Pour Taproom

Sponsored by: NAIFA

Featured Non Profit: Good Shepard Center

Where: 1125-A Military Cutoff Road Wilmington, North Carolina

When: Wednesday, July 18th 5:30 – 7:30 pm

What: Join us for a night of networking!

  • FREE for Members and Non-Members
  • FREE Appetizers
  • ALL ATTENDEES will receive Koozies and Pop Sockets from Live Oak Dental

Hosted by: True Blue Butcher & Table

Sponsored by: Live Oak Dental

Featured Non Profit: Cape Fear Clinic

Where: 291 Hanover Lakes Dr Wilmington, NC 28401

When: Wednesday, June 20th 5:30 – 7:30 pm

What: Bring your friends and come network with us! This event is FREE for Members and Non-Members

  • FREE Beer & Wine Provided by Hanover Lakes by Bill Clark Homes
  • FREE Food (from Middle of the Island)
  • Live music by Eric Metts

Hosted by: Hanover Lakes by Bill Clark Homes

Sponsored by: Salt Air, Inc.

Featured Non Profit: Cape Fear Equine Rescue