BERNARDS TWP., NJ The Somerset County Young Professionals has scheduled an event to bring together the next generation of business leaders for an evening of effective and entertaining networking at “Young Professionals Happy Hour” on Wednesday, April 19, at the Basking Ridge Country Club, 185 Madisonville Road in Basking Ridge.

The event is scheduled for 5 to 7 p.m. 

Along with making available delicious food and ample beverages for the evening the networking event will bring together tomorrow’s business leaders to meet new people, make new business contacts, and take steps to advance their careers, according to the Somerset County Business Partnership.

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The evening is free for Somerset County Business Partnership Young Professionals members and $15.00 for non-members. Pre-registration is recommended and may be accomplished at or by calling the Business Partnership at 908-218-4300.

“The Young Professionals Happy Hour brings a unique group of business people together to have some fun while building new relationships,” said Chris Edwards, Director of Business Development for the Business Partnership. “With the mindset to relax and have fun, it’s easy to engage in conversation and make new business contacts.”

Young Professionals is a diverse network of business people, age 21 to 39, who are in the formative years of careers that will lead them to positions of responsibility and leadership in business and government.

The group includes business owners and employees who are provided an opportunity to network and discuss business issues among their peers. Somerset County Young Professionals presents social events in a casual setting with the goal of fostering business connections that lead to individual development and business growth.  

Somerset County Young Professionals also has a Facebook page.                                                  

The Somerset County Business Partnership (SCBP) serves as Somerset County’s regional Chamber of Commerce and a partner for doing business in Somerset County. The SCBP has forged a public-private partnership with County government to provide economic development and tourism services.