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 

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

Past PCYP Events

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

Past PCYP Events

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