A movement to establish Cincinnati USA as a top destination for young talent


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HYPE (Harnessing Young Professional Energy) is the initiative to establish Cincinnati USA as a top destination for young professionals to live and work. Produced by the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber, HYPE offers programs and resources to attract, engage and develop the best young talent in the region.


  • Provide key events to connect and develop young talent in the region
  • Connect young professionals to each other and to their community
  • Build positive buzz and conversation about Cincinnati USA
  • Support local employers in their talent attraction efforts with recruitment resources that showcase the region


HYPE Connections6-month program where young professionals, new and native alike, get an introduction to HYPE opportunities, make new friends, discover new experiences, and ultimately establish

Cincy Next | 8-month leadership development program for early career professionals (ages 22–30 approx.) seeking meaningful growth opportunities needed to advance both personally and professionally. Participants will polish their professional skills and begin building a solid network of peer relationships.

C-Change | premier 12-month leadership development program for emerging leaders (ages 30-early 40s approx.) combining personal development with community engagement enhancing current and future leadership roles.

Bold Fusion | HYPE’s signature event and the largest annual convergence of young talent in Cincinnati USA. Young, creative minds come together for provocative discussion, learning and a common purpose: to connect with one another and learn how to advance their career, their company and our community.

Cincy Chat | lunch speaker series giving young professionals access to the region’s top business and community leaders in an unplugged format. 


YP Calendar | HYPE launched the first Young Professionals Event Calendar for all YP groups and organizations in the Cincinnati region to use.

Recruitment Resources | HYPE supports a number of resources for employers to use in their recruitment efforts that showcase Cincinnati USA as a quality place to live and work.

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