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If you are a young professional in the Madison area or an executive who is looking for a new way to develop your emerging leaders... you have come to the right place! We are now approaching our second year as a young professional organization and continue to thrive. We have many impactful and dynamic speakers planned for this year as well as community involvement opportunities. We're eager to continue making a positive impact in the Madison community. We look forward to "connecting" with you soon!




If you are an emerging leader in the Madison area, a business or non-profit organization CONNECT Madison has opportunities for you to get involved in the area's premiere group for young talent. Find out why!




Young Professionals Week
April 24-29, 2016

Join CONNECT Madison during YP week as we host a number of community events!

April 24 Linking up: Golf as a Networking Tool
April 25 Rise & Grind: Bootcamp
April 26 What’s Happening on the Isthmus
April 28 Home Buying 101
April 29 Connect Socially, Eat Locally

Learn more and register!



Wines for Humanity

CONNECT Madison members gathered at Fresh Madison Market to participate in a Wines for Humanity wine tasting on December 2. We're now experts in the 5 S's of wine tasting, and our proceeds help support Porchlight!



Madison Noteworthy features CONNECT Madison
Tune in to see Madison Noteworthy's Janelle Higgins interview CONNECT Madison President, Jenna Weber.


Three of CONNECT Madison's own are named to the InBusiness 40 Under 40 list
We couldn't be more excited to announce that CONNECT Madison President, Jenna Weber, CONNECT Madison Vice President, Peter Osman, and CONNECT Madison member, Melissa Wollering have been named to the 2014 class of 40 Under 40.

Check out the InBusiness article to see what each of these dedicated young professionals have accomplished to earn their space on the list.


CONNECT Madison sparking a local youth movement

To hear Jenna Weber tell it, being a young professional in Madison can sometimes feel a little like living on a tiny islet — after spending four years on a much more populated landmass (think Tom Hanks’ digs from Cast Away versus, say, Australia).


“People come to Madison a lot of times for school, and they go to UW-Madison or Edgewood or Madison College, and you’re kind of in a bubble there — you’re in this huge university atmosphere, you’re thinking Badgers, you’re thinking having fun, you’re thinking great academics, all those things,” said Weber, 25, a business development coordinator with SVA and the president of the fledgling CONNECT Madison, a young professionals group that grew out of the Leadership Greater Madison (LGM) 19 class.


Read the full InBusiness article.