Networking for the young(er) generation

Mississauga Board of Trade
Mississauga Board of Trade


March 26, 2015


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By Monika RuminMonika professional
NGen (Next Generation) is MBOT’s brand of networking and education series for young professionals aged 40 and younger.

NGen’s mission is to:
–    Engage Professionals
–    Develop Connections
–    Create Opportunities

ngenYou never know what to expect at an Ngen event.  Each is quite different.  From creating cappuccino art at Euro Milan/Jura, to practicing the communication stack as taught by a Dale Carnegie coach, to bouncing around on trampolines at SkyZone Sports, to experiencing an unexpected artistic demonstration at the Art Gallery of Mississauga, to creating a living breathing machine as a group thanks to RIZE Studios... you are in for a fun, yet professional evening.

ngenThe January event held at RBC’s Conference Centre was quite a success.   Despite the snow storm, we had about 70 NGeners in attendance.  RIZE Studios was on hand to engage the NGeners in a couple fun and short exercises to connect with one another.  It definitely got people out of their comfort zones, and the energy around the room was unbelievable.  Many people stayed well past 7 pm to continue networking.   Check out the photos from the event here.  Photos by Herman Custodio.

You don’t want to miss the next event.   The next NGen event is coming up on April 9th from 5 to 7 pm at the Art Gallery of Mississauga.  For more info, click here    Come and join your fellow young professionals for an evening of refreshments, great networking opportunities and a chance to explore your creative side.

NGen events are great for networking newbies and seasoned pros alike.  If you are new to networking and are worried about what to expect, the NGen committee is here to help.  We will meet you at the event and show you the ropes.  Check out the committee members here.

The 2015 Series is sponsored by MNP LLP.

Like us on Facebook  and join us on LinkedIn –  MBOT NGen to keep posted on NGen events and relevant information.

Check out the NGen Promo Video



Monika Rumin is the Manager of Finance & Administration at Mississauga Board of Trade, and is also the Committee Lead for NGen.   Visit or email

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