Welcome to Canterbury Young Professionals (CYP)


Our aim is to provide CYP members with the opportunity to meet each other and build relationships through a series of business and social events.

Our members also enjoy a range of exclusive benefits with some of Christchurch’s top businesses.

If you're in the first 15 years of your career and live and work in Canterbury welcome to the CYP network.

We look forward to seeing you soon.

Latest News

  • Each year we elect 12 - 15 young professionals to form our committee. [read more...]

  • *Canterbury Young Professionals 2012 Presidents Report – Andrew Riches* *AGM – 4 December 2012* * * 2012 was an opportunity for CYP to bounce back from the difficulties faced by Christchurch in 2011 and focus on running events and providing a... [read more...]

  • Our Annual General Meeting for 2012 will be held at 6pm on Tuesday 4th December in the upstairs conference room at Trevinos.   Minutes from last year, agenda and executive committee nomination forms will be available soon. [read more...]

  • Despite the ongoing aftershocks in Christchurch, the Canterbury Young Professionals (CYP) believes the outlook for the city’s many young professions is bright. [read more...]

  •   CYP Presidents report 2011 Wow, what a year with a difference! We were half way through our launch calendar of events when the February earthquake hit. [read more...]


Upcoming Events

  • 5 October 2016 - Wellbeing Breakfast
    * ** If you are a MEMBER ensure that you login to gain access to member prices!*   To have a successful career as a young professional it is essential to minimise stress and have a well balanced lifestyle. But creating this perfect work life balance can be challenging while climbing the career ladder. [read more...]

  • 12 October 2016 - CYP and GJ Gardner Homes presents ‘ The Benefits of Building'
      *CYP and GJ Gardner Homes presents* *‘The Benefits of Building – take the first step forward to your pathway to financial freedom’*   Have you thought about building a new home?  Want to know what you need to qualify for the First Home Grant?  Are you in KiwiSaver and looking at using your savings?  Are you interested in how your retirement will look and want to start planning for the future?  Then this event is... [read more...]

  • Ball Banner 15 October 2016 - Canterbury Young Professionals Ball 2016
    Roll out the red carpet because the CYP Ball, brought to you by GJ Gardner Homes, is just around the corner! We are pleased to announce that our premiere event of the year is even bigger and better for 2016.   Please join us at the newly refurbished Great Hall at the Art Centre on October 15th from 7pm. Tickets include food, drink and entertainment for the entire evening. Sans Tribe[https://www. [read more...]