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 membership grown in size on a local level, but we also held our Inaugural Upper Peninsula Young Professionals Conference in 2012 at Northern Michigan University, bringing professionals from all across the Upper Peninsula and Northern Wisconsin together with some outstanding professional development and relationship-building opportunities.  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 8am-5pm. We look forward to hearing from you and meeting you soon.

Recent News

  • Fall Events
    Save the Date: 40 Below Announces Fall Event Line UpSeptember 18, 2014 - 4:01 pm

    The 40 Below Events Committee has outlined a diverse array of monthly socials, professional development opportunities, volunteer activities and special events for members and potential members to take advantage of. Stay tuned to the Events Calendar for more information as it becomes available.  

  • Catalyst Award
    40 Below Receives Marquette County Community Foundation’s Catalyst AwardSeptember 17, 2014 - 11:26 am

    On Tuesday, September 17, the Marquette County Community Foundation awarded 40 Below Marquette County Young Professionals the Catalyst Award in the area of service. One of five awards given at the agency’s Annual Celebration, the Catalyst awards are given to a youth and individual leader, a business, a service club and an organization being credited with moving […]

  • Hockey
    Volunteer Opportunity: Oldtimers Hockey TournamentSeptember 12, 2014 - 12:12 pm

    Volunteer with 40 Below as we staff the Beer Garden for the Oldtimers Hockey Tournament at Lakeview Arena. 40 Below uses the funds raised to adopt families during the holidays. The tournament runs Thursday, September 18 – Sunday, September 21. Volunteers are needed for the following shifts: Thursday 5-10 p.m. Friday 11 a.m. – 2 […]

  • Christina Mattila
    #UPYPC in ReviewSeptember 10, 2014 - 11:11 am

    Attendees at the Upper Peninsula Young Professionals Conference spent the day tweeting quotes, pictures and insights from the day with #UPYPC and #40belowmqt, and watching them appear on the #UPYPC Twitter live feed broadcast on screens throughout the venue. The feed inspired tweeting battles among a number of attendees but Christine Mattila was ultimately named the random […]

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Upcoming Events

  1. Volunteer Opportunity: Oldtimers Hockey Tournament

    September 18 @ 5:00 pm - September 21 @ 4:00 pm
  2. September Economic Club Ticket Giveaway: Narayana Kocherlakota

    September 22 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  3. NMU Homecoming Community Tailgate

    September 27 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  4. Gourmet Gone Wild-er

    October 10 - 11
  5. October Economic Club Ticket Giveaway: Bill Ballenger

    October 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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