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About our Forums


BridgingTheGap™ Forums are curated events that connect emerging young talent with influential executives and impact investors to build their careers and solve community challenges.

Together we can empower future talent and businesses to thrive in the changing marketplace. We can mobilize young people to be active citizens and positively contribute to society. We can equip emerging talent for success for forging positive community relationship and opportunities to develop lifelong learning skills. Together, we can harness the creativity of the next generation to make the world a better place.
Our forum tracks include: Young Talent, Inclusive Innovation and Sustainable Solutions.

Young Talent: Preparing talent for the future of jobs and equipping organization with actionable strategies to recruit and retain Millennials and Generation Z talent.

Inclusive Innovation: Exploring the challenges and opportunities for emerging talent from underrepresented groups to scale-up ventures and thrive in the rapidly-changing marketplace

Sustainable Solutions: Connecting emerging young innovators with public stakeholders to co-create action plans for local socio-economic challenges

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A Curated Experience To Drive Change

Everyone at the Table

BridgingTheGap Forums facilitate collaboration across generations and industry sectors. All stakeholders are represented and ready to co-create solutions that address their challenges.

New Perspectives

Too often the same leaders come together to discuss the same challenges. Forums reserve seats for visible minorities and marginalized talent to be part of the solution.

Action Oriented

This is not another initiative to talk about change we need. Forums focus on turning ideas into action. Attendees collaborate to advance shared goals and identify tangible ways to contribute to joint projects.

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BridgingTheGap to Youth


The BridgingTheGap to Youth Forum connects emerging young leaders with decision-makers—from business, government and community sectors—to bridge opportunity gaps and co-create solutions to the challenges they face.

Apply to join us on September 18 at the Royal Canadian Yacht Club in Toronto!

Nominate an Emerging Leader to Attend

Do you know a passionate young leader looking to build their career?

One hundred emerging leaders under the age of 35 will be selected to attend this exclusive event. Nominations are accepted on a rolling basis.

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