MAPP Young Professionals Network

MAPP's Young Professionals Network was formed in July of 2017 and is dedicated to bringing together the innovative, creative and dedicated young professionals from across all MAPP member companies. The Young Professionals Network is composed of up-and-coming leaders from all over the country and in all areas of business.The YP Network hosts events year-round that are exclusively for these young professionals in the plastics industry. Events focus on networking, leadership skills, benchmarking and creating important, lasting connections in the MAPP association. The MAPP YP Network also commits to completing an annual project that positively impacts the MAPP community. Interested in learning more? E-mail or attend an upcoming event! 

The Young Professionals Board is currently planning events for 2019! To stay informed about events, be sure to sign up to be part of the Young Professionals Network here.

Upcoming events can be found on the events page! 

Members of MAPP’S YP Network:

  • Organize at least one event for MAPP or MAPP’s YP Network
  • Participate in networking, leadership and development opportunities
  • Complete at least one large project per year that impacts MAPP and/or the industry
  • Have the opportunity to sit on a committee
  • Gain access to industry mentors
  • Have a special pre-conference session at the annual Benchmarking and Best Practices Conference
  • Network with other like-minded young professionals


The MAPP’s YP Network is led by an executive committee, comprised of YP members. Executive committee meetings are held quarterly at either in-person events or virtual conference calls. Committees will be formed on an as-needed basis and may contain an unlimited number of members. Meet the founding executive committee members here. These individuals volunteer their time and talents to help create a network that services young professionals and the plastics industry! 


Membership is open to any young professional from a current MAPP member company that is interested in MAPP’s mission of uniting individuals and companies, understanding and sharing best practices, networking and building relationships and furthering the plastics industry.

To start the process, interested parties should complete the following online application: MAPP Young Professionals Advisory Network

If you have additional questions, reach out to Ashley Turrell at