Young Professionals

The Barton County Young Professionals group is a program of the Great Bend Chamber of Commerce & Economic Development, designed to foster business and social networking among working individuals in the Barton County area.



  1. Lead. Developing young leaders in today's workforce.

  2. Network. Fostering business and social networking.

  3. Volunteer. Providing opportunities to give back to the community.


Anyone who lives in the Barton County area between the ages of 21 and 40(ish) is welcome and encouraged to participate. Members enjoy a variety of monthly events, which rotate between sponsored networking events, lunch-and-learn meetings, leadership events, family socials, and community impact projects.