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National Business Crews

Build your network with professionals from across the country!

Registration Closed. Stay tuned for the next cohort!

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Business Crews helps you build your network and create lasting business relationships that will enable you to achieve your professional and business goals. We offer a series of weekly meetings over the course of four weeks, during which you will network and have discussions with a small group of professionals, selected based on intelligent matchmaking which pairs participants with others seeking similar business objectives and outcomes.

Business Crews, A Unique Way to Network

You are given the opportunity to exchange successes and insights, find solutions to your challenges and build strategic relationships with other professionals:

  • Intelligent matchmaking algorithm to match you with participants that are compatible with your profession
  • A meeting weekly over a four-week period with the same group of 14 – 20 people
  • Meetings led by a seasoned facilitator to maximize your networking experience
  • An atmosphere of collaboration and support where you can learn from the experience of others

Why Should You Register?

  • Develop your professional network
  • Discuss and share experiences, best practices and successes
  • Reflect and find solutions to business challenges and problems
  • Obtain references from potential clients
  • Promote your products or services
  • Discover new tools and resources

75% of past participants successfully created a business deal, even with second, third, or fourth connections.


Meeting Format & Schedule

Format: Speed-dating, small and large group discussions – virtual networking

For the Spring 2022 Business Crews National Cohort, the Toronto Region Board of Trade is teaming up with:

Cohort Schedule: April 28 to May 27, 2022

The meetings for each Crew always take place on the same day of the week, and at the same time. Please identify your preferred time slot upon registration so that we can find the right crew and timings for you.

Mid-day Sessions (11:00 - 1:00 PM ET)

  • Thursdays – April 28, May 5, 12 and 19 
  • Fridays – April 29, May 6, 13 and 27
  • Tuesdays – May 3, 10, 17 and 24
  • Wednesdays – May 4, 11, 18 and 25

Afternoon Sessions (1:30 - 3:30 PM ET)

  • Thursdays – April 28, May 5, 12 and 19 
  • Fridays – April 29, May 6, 13 and 27
  • Tuesdays – May 3, 10, 17 and 24
  • Wednesdays – May 4, 11, 18 and 25

Deadlines

Registration deadline: Monday, April 11 

Group confirmation: Week of April 18

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How to Join

Complete these steps to join Business Crews:

  1. Register online and you'll receive an e-mail with next steps and purchasing information.
  2. Take our matching questionnaire to identify your profile and objectives.
  3. Get assigned to your Crew by the networking algorithm.


“Business Crews are a great way to get 10 to 12 entrepreneurial minds around the same table. Vital, especially during a pandemic!"

- Audrey Sylvestre, IntelliMédia Inc.

Frequently Asked Questions

Build Your Network

Business Crews is a networking program designed to quickly help you build new and lasting business relationships. Take this opportunity to join a group of professionals who want to discuss, collaborate and help each other achieve their goals.
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National Business Crews Partner

Partners

In partnership with The Chamber of Commerce of Metropolitan Montreal (CCMM), in collaboration with PairConnex.

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