By investing in Strive Young Professionals Group, you are investing in the future of Sault Ste. Marie.
Strive YPG runs social and educational events monthly. A sponsorship with Strive gets your brand in front of both member and non-member followers through our Facebook page, website, email blasts, and at our events themselves. Plus, you and your employees get access to our network of local businesses that have generously offered discounts on their products and services that are exclusive to Strive members*. We are also active with local charities.
What is STRIVE all about?
Strive YPG is a group of young professionals consisting of men and women from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario and surrounding communities. Our common goal is to reach a higher potential together through community development, networking events, training opportunities, and achievement recognition.
The STRIVE Young Professionals Group is a great opportunity for young people in Sault Ste. Marie to connect and engage with people who have similar goals, aspirations and interests. If someone is new to the Sault, returning from Post-Secondary education, or just looking to meet new people, STRIVE is the right fit for all! STRIVE offers a safe and fun environment to network and to help build professional skills.
WHO is STRIVE?
STRIVE Young Professionals Group (YPG) was developed through the Sault Ste. Marie Chamber of Commerce (SSMCOC) to respond to a gap in representation identified in the community of Sault Ste. Marie & surrounding area. Young professionals in Sault Ste. Marie aged 19+ are a demographic that communicate, network and who redefine how business is conducted in Sault Ste. Marie; they are forward thinking and always pushing to professionally and personally grow and develop their skillsets. These individuals are the future leaders of the community, and STRIVE YPG intends to nurture relationships to maximize the potential of young professionals in Sault Ste. Marie. It is essential that Sault Ste. Marie promote and develop itself as a community of choice for young professionals and their families.
STRIVE YPG will primarily focus on young professionals 19+ years of age residing or seeking residence in Sault Ste. Marie and surrounding area. The definition of “Young Professional” is subjective as to those who identify as “young in age”, or “young within their career.” STRIVE YPG is inclusive of all who show interest in joining, and offer help to any and all who identify as a “Young Professional”.
OUR Mission Statement
To assist young professionals in reaching higher potential through community development, networking events, training opportunities, and recognizing achievements for the purposes of attraction and retention of Young Professionals in the community.
Young professionals in Sault Ste. Marie “strive” for: professional development; networking opportunities; community interaction and participation; and recognition initiatives.Download 2019 Sponsorship Package
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