RISE – Active Professionals Network

RISE – Active Professionals Network
RISE - Active Professionals Network

RISE Network (WAAPN) exists to connect active professionals with each other, the rich and diverse professional community, and the county in which we live, work, and play. RISE is a meaningful organization of dedicated, like-minded, professionals in the Waupaca area and beyond; offering professional networking, development, and social events to ambitious active professionals.

Cost is $40 for Chamber members and $60 for non-members.  Download a member application.

Contact the Waupaca Area Chamber of Commerce at 715.258.7343 or email Kathy for more information on this network.

Schedule of Meetings and Events

Tuesday, October 2312:00 - 1:30 p.m.RUBY Award Luncheon
Friday, December 75:30 - 7:30 p.mJingle & Mingle at Chain O' Lakes Litho.
Register Online.
February 1, 2019TBASponsor Children's Movie at the Waupaca Library
March 25, 2019tbaVolunteer at Culver's of Waupaca
April 23, 20195:30 - 7:00 p.m.Waupaca Area chamber Business After 5
April 25, 2019TBAEscape Room at the Waupaca Library
April 28, 2019TBAFamily Bowling
June 7, 2019TBACook Out & Pontoon Ride
August 2, 2019TBANetworking at HH Hinder Brewery
October 22, 201912:00 - 1:30 p.m.RUBY Award Luncheon
December 6, 2019TBAChristmas Gathering



Connecting, developing, and empowering the Waupaca area active professionals by fostering relationships with leadership and professionalism.


To enhance the quality of life in the Waupaca area, by creating and retaining a diverse community of ambitious, like-minded active professionals.

What’s in it for me?

  • Meet new people, make connections
  • Give back to the community
  • Professional development
  • Educate yourself
  • Make your mark
  • Create and cultivate the future of Waupaca County
  • Have fun!