about madison magnet
Magnet was founded in 2004 with a mission to provide Young Professionals with opportunities to develop socially, professionally, and civically in the Madison area. Each month, we feature a local company at our social networking event, and we regularly partner with other Madison organizations with a goal to meet other YPs and give back to our amazing community.
By Jaime Rowe
With a last name that translates to “Family of Jewelers” it is no surprise that Aubree Javaherian and her husband are carrying on the tradition of jewelry design.
Networking: Relocating, spending more time at a job, having to do your own grocery shopping, ADULTING… all impact our ability and time to make friends. Magnet’s impact in community growth for young professionals.
As friends of the blog will know, Madison Magnet is hot on the elevation train in 2018 and September brought us to new heights with a few viral events. A quick recap of what we did in Sept!
by James Phillips
Recently, as I spoke with three Madison Magnet members who have hired other young professionals as a result of networking at Magnet events. These three case studies in property management, banking and marketing are all very different fields but all showcase the value of a wide and connected network.
Inc.com’s recent article says Madison, Wisconsin attracts more millennials than any other city in the country. In fact, it has the highest concentration of millennials compared to other tech cities at 26%. It’s no secret that Madison consistently makes it to the top of many lists; Best for young entrepreneurs, fittest city, livability for young professionals, Healthiest, Most Caring, Super Cool...you get the picture. For those who reside here, we already get it, but here are some reasons why Inc.com believes that it’s a great place to live if you’re a millennial.
This year, Madison was named number seven on Liveability's Top Places to Live for Young Professionals, and as an organization that serve's Madison's young professionals to connect, collaborate and inspire that made us feel p-r-e-t-t-y good! Our mission and vision is to ensure that Madison's yp's whether they are new here or they've been here for ages, want to continue lend their talents to our community and call Madison home. Take a look at what Livability uncovered when they asked 'why Madison' and let us know what they missed!
Magnet Members cover all demographics, occupations and interests. That's what makes the largest young professional organization in Madison so special. It's important to us in our goal to elevate young professionals that we are showing off the talented individuals who make up our membership list and committees. We’d love you to meet the amazing, talented and driven Alex Vitanye!