The Odessa Chamber of Commerce and its board of directors and employees are heartbroken with the tragic events that occurred in our city on August 31. This senseless tragedy has shaken us at our foundation. But, as Odessans, we pull together in our time of need. If you would like to contribute to the victims and their families affected by this sad event, we have established a PayPal account to assist families affected.

August 31st Protocol


Young Professionals of Odessa

About Young Professionals of Odessa

Young Professionals of Odessa is a development program of the Odessa Chamber of Commerce designed to create business opportunities, support community involvement, provide leadership education and promote an overall investment in Odessa’s future for adults age 21-40. Young Professionals of Odessa began in 2012 with a handful of enthusiastic young people. In its first year, Young Professionals of Odessa reached nearly 150 members.

The organization continues to grow with the support of the Odessa Chamber of Commerce, Odessa’s business community and through the involvement of you, the young professionals of Odessa.

Member Benefits:

  • Free admission to members-only events including:
    • Third Thursday Mixers
    •  Lunch & Learn Leadership events
    • Yearly Esteemed Speaker Event
    • Annual Meeting
  • Monthly e-newsletter
  • Invitations to local Chamber and community events
  • Additional opportunities for professional development and leadership training
  • Opportunity to meet more than 150 Young Professionals and countless influential leaders in the community
Ways to Get Involved
  • Service Committee
  • Leadership Committee
  • Leadership Committee
  • Social Committee
  • Marketing Committee
  • Membership Committee
  • Odessa Under 40 Committee

For a full description of each committee, click here. To join a committee, email