Meet the Member Groups

HIVE is made up of 22 Member groups across various fields and interest groups. Below, you can find out more about each of our unique member groups!

City HYP

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The City of Hamilton Young Professionals (City HYP – pronounced “hip”) is a group of young professionals that work for the City of Hamilton. City HYP is focused on three areas: education, fun and charity.

Emerging Health Leaders

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Emerging Health Leaders is a community of leaders focused on bringing innovative networking, development events and leadership opportunities specifically tailored for young, eager emerging health leaders. It is a network for health professionals, by new health professionals. A community forum for the growing population of young health professionals in Hamilton and surrounding area.

FUSE

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FUSE is a group of young professionals dedicated to promoting philanthropic involvement and volunteer leadership in support of Hamilton Health Sciences Foundation (HHSF) through fundraising, brand awareness and networking.

GENNEXT

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GenNext of Burlington & Hamilton is a team of dynamic young professionals who are passionate about driving social change. Our goal is to encourage young professionals to better understand the social issues that exist in our community and to inspire them to do something about it. We operate as a committee of the United Way of Burlington & Greater Hamilton and ultimately seek to build a stronger Burlington and Hamilton through meaningful volunteering, fundraising and advocacy efforts.

Global Hamilton Connect

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Global Hamilton Connect (GHC) enables international students and young newcomers to be fully aware of and have access to opportunities in order to live, work, and play in Hamilton.

HHCA Young Leaders Group

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The YLG provides a forum where the emerging generation of business leaders in the construction industry can get together and foster social and educational connections for the future.

HHHBA Young Professionals U40

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As the young professional branch of the HHHBA, U40 Young Professionals was created to allow the next generation of the residential construction and renovaton industries in Hamilton-Halton to network, collaborate, and become active members of our association. Expand your network and meet other young professionals within our industry.

Hamilton Freelancers Association

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The Hamilton Freelancers Association is a group with the goal of connecting independent creative professionals and those wanting to learn how to start their own freelance consulting businesses in the Hamilton area. The group organizes meetup and workshop events, giving freelancers the opportunity to learn new skills, collaborate on projects, network, and support each other in our entrepreneurial journeys.

Hamilton Media Guild

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Hamilton Media Guild (HMG) is a local platform that aims to connect both emerging young professionals and media industry experts to explore and develop leadership potential in their fields.

Hamilton Sustainability Professionals Network

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The SPN is a dedicated group of professionals, entrepreneurs, technical and creative people in the City of Hamilton, who have expertise in some aspect of sustainability and who are committed to building a more sustainable future for the Hamilton community.

Innovation Factory

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Innovation Factory (iF) is a not-for-profit Regional Innovation Centre funded by the Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs and located in Hamilton, Ontario. We help entrepreneurs start, grow, and succeed.

MAC10

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We're here to connect Mac grads of the last 10 years with resources to help you succeed professionally, plus opportunities to engage in lifelong learning and have a little fun, too!

McMaster Student Success Centre

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McMaster Student Success Centre engages students and alumni in diverse learning opportunities to support their academic, personal and professional growth. Our vision is to be a recognized centre of excellence that inspires all McMaster students to know themselves, explore their potential and contribute to the prosperity of their community.

Mohawk Young Alumni Connection

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Engaging recent graduates by providing knowledge & resources for continued success, also helping to create & foster connections between young Alumni, the College & the broader community.

OGGI

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This group is open to Italian and Non-Italian professionals alike. With events that ensure active membership they are providing the world with a unique prospective on Entrepreneurship, and that is one of humble beginnings and inclusion in the professional world.

Rotaract

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Rotaract is an international organization of service clubs for youth aged 18-30 (students as well as professionals) who believe they can make a difference. Rotaract clubs provide an opportunity for young adults to enhance the knowledge and skills that will assist them in personal development to address the physical needs of their communities and to promote better relations between all people world-wide through a framework of friendship and service. It fosters leadership and responsible citizenship, encourages high ethical standards in business and promotes international understanding and peace. Through community and international service projects, Rotaractors help improve the lives of the people around them. In so doing they develop leadership skills and professional skills and establish a network of friends.

Young Architects of Hamilton

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The Young Architects of Hamilton focus is to represent and promote the young and aspiring members of the architectural community in Hamilton. As well as to engage with the city at large by organizing events that educate the public about Hamilton’s bright architectural future.

Young Entrepreneurs and Professionals

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As a division of the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce this group is highly focused on the professional development of it’s members. There is an active networking element to their meetings and a real sense of community is established immediately.

hpo GO

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hpoGO is a program that engages and stimulates young patrons and professionals with the arts and classical music. hpoGO offers the under 35 crowd opportunities to engage with the HPO through the Young Patrons Circle membership program, discounted concert tickets, invitations to special events and special programming to learn more about orchestral music.

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