Worldwide YPO

YPO (Young Presidents’ Organization) connects successful young chief executives in a global network of peers unlike any other. The organization unites approximately 27,000 business leaders in more than 130 countries around a shared mission: Better Leaders Through Education and Idea Exchange.

West Michigan Chapter

YPO West Michigan and YPO Gold Chapter are in West Michigan and extends from Lansing to the lakeshore and from Northern to Southwest Michigan. Founded in 1952, YPO West Michigan rapidly grew to more than 60 members from a broad spectrum of businesses.

GAIN   access to more high-quality leaders, in more places, than with any other organization.

COLLABORATE   with more than 28,000 members in more than 460 chapters across 130+ countries.

EXPAND   your worldwide network to include virtually every industry and style of business.

NETWORK   with leaders of businesses with a combined annual revenue of USD9 trillion.

CONNECT   with innovators and leaders who together employ more than 22 million people.

Share YPO with Family

One of YPO’s unique differentiating factors is our family focus. Your whole family can grow together, through unique personal and professional development opportunities for spouses/partners and children. Also, members can enroll their young adult children 18-30 in YNG+, and gain access to a global community of peers and high-impact, in-person learning events.

Go Further with Forums

YPO forums are a source of engagement, safety and strength for the YPO community. The insights gained in the safe haven of forum are unmatched outside of YPO. Expand your forum experience by joining a network, regional or global forum, building relationships on trust, respect and confidentiality.

Broadcast Your Breakthroughs on CNBC

YPO and CNBC have an exclusive broadcast partnership that allows members from around the world to highlight their innovations, achievements and perspectives on global events through CNBC’s popular Chief Executive Network (CEN). Since the launch of this partnership, more than 3,000 members have joined the CEN, contributed to on-air interviews, and contributed to blogs on

An Investment with Infinite Returns

Make the investment that lasts a lifetime. No matter where you are in the world, or what stage of life you are enjoying, YPO is here to be an indispensable partner for you, your spouse/partner and your family. Enrich your personal journey in leadership, and in life, by joining YPO.

We welcome you to join us in YPO West Michigan!

YPO is the premier global leadership organization for more than 27,000 chief executives in over 130 countries and the global platform for them to engage, learn and grow. YPO members harness the knowledge, influence and trust of the world’s most influential and innovative business leaders to inspire business, personal, family and community impact.

YPO members have chapter options and choices

As a YPO member, you have the opportunity to design your own leadership journey, and choose the best way to connect to YPO’s global network of more than 27,000 chief executives worldwide. You have the choice to belong to one, or more than one, local or regional chapter. Whether you choose a local or regional YPO chapter, or both, you have access to powerful peer-to-peer networking, timely guidance from leaders like yourself, and relationships you’ll always treasure. You can even join both regional and local chapters for the best of both worlds. Find out more about regional and local chapters.

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