MAPP Young Professionals Advisory Network

In 2017, MAPP’s leadership team created MAPP’s Young Professionals Advisory Network. This group is organized to offer young professionals (ages 18-40) the opportunity to network with peers, learn about committee and board service, gain leadership experience, contribute to the MAPP mission and impact the plastics industry.


·         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 bi-monthly 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.


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.