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Welcome Young Professionals!

The public works profession is attracting more young people than ever before. APWA is the organization for public works professionals and the source for resources to help your career as well as keeping you updated on what is going on in the profession.

The opportunities for you to take advantage of local education and training opportunities, as well as attending national conferences, will be vital to your success, and being able to interact with 30,000 other public works professionals is invaluable.

If you do not find what you need in the links below, please contact Brad Patterson, APWA Membership Manager, at 800-848-2792, ext 5263 or at

Calendar of Young Professionals Events

Learn To Curl YP Event

When: January 18, 2019
Where: Madison Curling Club McFarland, WI
YP Social

When: January 24, 2019
Where: Barlow Artisanal Bar Portland, OR
2019 TPWA Public Workshop and Roadeo

When: February 11, 2019
Where: New Braunfels Civic and Convention Center New Braunfels, TX
Annual Meeting & Expo

When: April 15, 2019
Where: Ocean Center Daytona Beach, FL


Emerging Leaders Academy
Education Programs 
Why should a YP go to the Public Works Expo (PWX)?


Our committee feels honored and privilege to represent Young Professionals(YP) from across North America. We all understand that YP’s are our future and our committee is a resource to ensure they are successful. If you have any questions or are interested in volunteering to help with the committee’s priorities and task forces, please email me at or contact your region’s YP representative. Thank you for your service.

–Matthew Brown, Chair, APWA Young Professionals Committee