iUGO’s Mission Statement
iUGO is the gateway to success for Young Professionals seeking to develop their social and professional networks throughout the greater Nashua community and beyond. Our goal is to create and develop events and activities designed to promote both social and professional connections, and to promote development among Young Professionals. We strive to showcase how the greater Nashua community is an amazing place to live, work and play for Young Professionals. Through our efforts, we hope to attract Young Professionals to the greater Nashua area and retain those Young Professionals already in the greater Nashua area, all while providing a fun, educational, and diverse line-up of events and activities.
Types of Events
Our calendar is always packed with events, but nearly all of them can be summed up into five different categories. Social events are our most regular events and take place on a monthly basis. Our Professional Development and Better Living events are offered on a quarterly basis, our BRAINfood luncheon round-table series is periodic, and there are three Active Living events held every year.
Our most attended events tend to be our social networking events, and for good reason. These events are held at local restaurants and bars, and provide an opportunity to interact with area young professionals in a relaxed and fun environment. Plus there’s always good food and drinks!
Professional Development Events
Our Professional Development Series provides an opportunity for you to connect with other young professionals, and to develop you.r professional skills at the same time The events are facilitated by special guest speakers and experts, who talk about issues that are specific to Young Professionals today.
Better Living Events
iUGO also offers a special line of programming intended to enhance cultural, social and art experiences for young professionals in the greater Nashua region. Some past Better Living events have included: a Night at Symphony NH, a Scotch & Cigar Tasting at Castro’s Back Room, a Thanksgiving Wine and Food tasting at MT’s Local, and a Sushi and Sake tasting at San Francisco Kitchen.
Active Living Events
In partnership with St. Joseph Hospital, iUGO offers these events as a chance to get out there, be active, and socialize. Events include a dodgeball tournament, a kickball tournament, and the Mad Moose Mile.
So Why iUGO?
present active iugō, present infinitive iugāre, perfect active iugāvī, supine iugātum
Definition: I connect.
As you can see, iUGO is derived from the Latin word “to connect.” And that is exactly what the organization is all about: connecting young professionals with each other, with their employers, and with the community.