Created to connect the working professionals
of Marquette County under the age of forty.

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What is 40 Below?

40 Below Marquette County Young Professionals was created in 2010 as a way for professionals under the age of 40 to come together with networking and professional development opportunities.

Since our organization was created, we have embarked on many different adventures. Not only has 40 Below diversified its events and continuously grown its membership on a local level, we also host the annual Upper Peninsula Young Professionals Conference, bringing professionals from all across the Upper Peninsula and Northern Wisconsin together for outstanding professional development and relationship-building opportunities. In 2014, 40 Below members organized the inaugural Iron Range Roll,  a 16 mile point-to-point run, ride and relay event to connect our communities and raise funds for the YMCA of Marquette County's Reach & Rise Mentoring Program. We feel that we are the future of our communities—there are future business owners, entrepreneurs, leaders or even Mayors among us!

If you are a Marquette County professional that has been looking for some fun and exciting ways to meet new people and network with others, 40 Below Marquette County Young Professionals has something to offer. Perhaps you are newly relocated to the area and want to expand your horizons—feel free to come by one of our events and check us out!

We’re always adding great events to our calendar. Visit one of our monthly social gatherings to get a feel for who we are, what we represent, and how we can help you.

For more information on 40 Below, please contact the Lake Superior Community Partnership office located at 501 S. Front Street Marquette, MI, 49855 or call (906) 226-9658 Monday through Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. We look forward to hearing from you and meeting you soon.

Recent News

  • Ramada of Marquette
    July Social: Ramada of MarquetteJuly 1, 2015 - 1:56 pm

    Join us in the newly remodeled Harley’s Restaurant and Lounge at the Ramada of Marquette for our July Social! The staff of the Ramada will also be giving tours of their newly remodeled rooms. There will be refreshments and appetizers available. This event is free for 40 Below members, $5 for guests.

  • Float
    Float Building with RotaryJune 22, 2015 - 10:43 am

    40 Below has partnered with Marquette Noon Rotary and Marquette Rotary West to build a 4th of July Float for the Marquette parade, held July 4 at 2 p.m. We will be building in the basement of 335 West Washington Street. To access the basement, take the alley behind the 300 block of West Washington. […]

  • Book-Release-Event
    Meet the Author: 40 Below Member Releases “Y is for Yooper”June 22, 2015 - 10:21 am

    40 Below member and local author Scott Reddinger is hosting a book signing this Saturday, June 27, at Book World in downtown Marquette to celebrate the official release of Y is for Yooper: A Yooper ABC Book. Reddinger will be at the store from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, visit

  • Summer Reading List
    Submit Your Favorite Books for the 40 Below Summer Reading ListJune 21, 2015 - 12:19 pm

    Celebrate the first day of summer with 40 Below by submitting your favorite summertime reads! Last year, a summer reading list was compiled in conjunction with the Peter White Public Library. It was so popular we’re doing it again! Submit your favorite titles below by Tuesday, June 30. The member curated list of fiction, nonfiction, […]

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