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Membership requirements
1. Contact Information
2. Requirements
3. Your Details
3A. Confirmation
4. Confirm Criteria
4B. Confirm Criteria – Result
Company Details
5. Terms & Fees

Let’s get to know each other

To find out more about YPO membership, please tell us a little bit about yourself. Explore our membership requirements here.

YPO Qualifying Criteria

YPO candidates must meet one requirement from each of the four criteria.

Criteria 1

Under 45 years old

Criteria 2

President, CEO, Chairman of the Board, Managing Director, Managing Partner, or Equivalent title.

Criteria 3
Number of employees
  • 50 full Time Employees
  • 15+ Full Time Employees
  • Minimum $2,000,000 USD Annual Employee Compensation
Criteria 4
Revenue by company type

Sales, Service, Manufacturing:

13,000,000+ USD


$10,000,000+ USD

Financial Institution:

$260,000,000+ USD AUM


Enterprise Value:

$20,000,000+ USD

Tell us a little about yourself

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You’re about to begin the most important relationship of your career

Building meaningful relationships among extraordinary peers is at the heart of YPO. Through our application process, we want to be sure you have the qualifications to join our community. The next steps in the process give you the opportunity to share your qualifications and will help us get to know you better.

Before we continue, here are some of the topics we’ll be asking about today:

  • Your role within your business
  • The type, size and value of your business
  • The location, industry and structure of your business
  • What makes you a good fit for YPO

How would you like to proceed?

Let’s make sure you meet our qualification criteria:

You don’t currently meet our criteria, but that’s okay.

There are lots of opportunities for you to engage with YPO, please continue the application process and someone from our membership team will contact you.

Great news!

It looks like you meet our qualification criteria, so we just have a few more questions.

Up next we’ll be asking you for more details about the company(s) that you lead, and why you think you would be a good fit for YPO.

Tell us about your qualifying company(s)

What makes you a good fit for YPO?

The value of YPO lies in its members, so we’re looking to build relationships between leaders that are making a real impact in the world. If you think that’s you, tell us why.

Estimate your annual membership dues:

Amount includes a one-time initiation fee of USD3,975.00 + pro-rated annual dues (USD3,975).*April, May or June amount includes prorated dues for the current fiscal year plus annual dues (USD3,975) for the upcoming fiscal year. YPO dues will increase annually by a minimum of the Consumer Price Index (CPI). ** This estimation does not include local chapter dues amounts.

Note: Annual membership renewal dues are payable on 1 June of each year. YPO membership renews annually prior to the beginning of YPO’s fiscal year (1 July – 30 June). Membership dues are nonrefundable upon acceptance into YPO.

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