Hamilton HIVE’s STEEL conference is an exciting one-day event that aims to empower and
advance emerging leaders and young professionals. The conference will
feature a keynote speaker, interactive workshops, and breakout sessions to enhance
community involvement and cultivate the necessary skills relevant to both students and
professionals for personal and career success. If you're interested in being a part of our event, please sumbit application no later than June 29th 2019.
How To Futureproof Your Career (Without Going Back To School)
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Chris Wilson talks about future proofing your career and the importance of consistently sharpening your skillset. Chris touches on the Hamilton Millennial Survey with some concerning facts on precarious employment in today's workforce. Excellent read on how young professionals can take their careers to the next level, with 10 noteworthy points for professionals of all industries.
The YAH Design Film Series is back with Screening #2 and Los Angeles Plays Itself! Join us for thoughtful discussion about how cities, like Hamilton, are represented and misrepresented in film over light refreshments.
Film: Los Angeles Plays Itself In this documentary, Thom Andersen examines in detail the ways the city has been depicted, both when it is meant to be anonymous and when itself is the focus. Along the way, he illustrates his concerns about how the real city and its people are misrepresented and distorted through the prism of popular film culture.
LION'S LAIR is an annual competition presented by Innovation Factory, in collaboration with the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce and the City of Hamilton. The competition gives 10 companies the opportunity to pitch to a panel of our city’s top business experts – the “Lions” – for a chance to win CASH prizes! Don't miss our first year of LIVE pitches at this years gala and save the date today!
Network Like a Pro - 4 Tactics to Master Every Networking Event
Lindsay Clayborne - PR Committee
Walking into a networking event is not the easiest thing to do. Even when it’s at a trendy downtown wine bar that boasts a warm and cozy atmosphere complete with a charming bar and tasty wine list, a feeling of dread and anxiety can manage to creep into the pit of our stomach. Sometimes these feelings are so overwhelming that we manage to talk ourselves out of going to the event altogether. It’s hard to know what we’re going to get out of a night mixing and mingling – it could be a new connection, a partnership formed, job referral made, information shared. Or, it could be filled with more awkward moments of standing along the side of the room; hanging out next to a conversation we’re completely removed from; or searching endlessly to fill the silent void that has made its way into the conversation, than we would ever bargain for.