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Women’s Professional Summit: EMERGE 2023

March 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Women's Network Women's Professional Summit emerge


About the Women’s professional summit 2023 Theme: EMERGE

This time last year, we were reflecting on the lessons learned from the pandemic. We saw an opportunity to pave a new way forward, rather than going back to “how things were.”

As such, our second conference was built around the theme RE [ENVISION] — seizing the moment to envision (or re-envision!) our future and to be intentional and deliberate about creating the “next normal” for ourselves.

The theme of this year’s summit is EMERGE, which focuses on supporting and inspiring women as they move to a proactive state and into a mindset where they are moving the needle on achieving their personal and professional goals.

While the pandemic may be behind us, a recession is looming and the workforce is changing. Women are demanding new ways of working and contributing, and calling for more accountability — on both sides of the table. Women are embracing the gig economy and creating better boundaries for ourselves, our mental health, and the things that matter most to each of us. Collectively, we are revitalized with ambition, intention, and purpose as we seek to contribute to our organizations in the highest way we can.

The 2023 Summit will include a robust agenda of keynote presentations, mini workshops, panel discussions, and networking opportunities that will explore the theme of EMERGE.

For the first time, we’ll also be offering a special in-person cocktail party in the evening to connect with each other and celebrate International Women’s Day.

We hope to see you there!

About the Women’s Professional Summit

The Women’s Professional Summit brings together and supports ambitious female leaders in the Southern Ontario region by sharing bold ideas, updating soft skills, piquing critical thinking, and providing strategies for advancement in the post-pandemic landscape.

Hosted on a virtual platform, Remo [learn more], the third annual event will continue to focus strongly on content delivery, attendee engagement, and virtual relationship building — in an innovative way!

The Summit features professional development sessions, interactive workshops, panel discussions, networking opportunities, and a forum to enjoy some cocktails while forging new connections with other like-minded professionals.

>> Celebrate International Women’s Day with your fellow attendees during the virtual Happy Hour cocktail party or *NEW for 2023* grab your ticket for the in-person evening cocktail event taking place at the Hamilton Golf & Country Club at 6:30pm (limited space – this event will sell out – get your’s before they are gone!).

Who Should Attend?

Professionals who identify as women seeking business development and networking opportunities, dedicated professional development time, brand and career upgrades for a digital world, and inspiration for thriving in remote working or post-pandemic environments. All gender identities are encouraged to attend including those who identify as men, trans and non-binary people.

Event Schedule – to be confirmed

8:00 am – 4:00 pm Summit content sessions, networking, and virtual cocktail party

Full Details coming to

Please note the virtual doors will open at 8:00 AM EST for onboarding to the virtual venue and networking. The official program will begin at 9:00 AM EST.

In-Person Cocktail Party *New for 2023*

Taking place at the exclusive and historic Hamilton Golf & Country Club, this evening social event will offer networking with other women professionals while we celebrate International Women’s Day. More features and details to come.

March 9, 2023

6:30-8:30 PM

Space is limited. Tickets are $125 and include a drink ticket, canapes + more!

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Virtual Venue

Virtual platforms are new to many of us. With the help of our Platform Sponsor, Connect Event Hub, we will be hosting this event virtually using the online platform, Remo.

Remo mirrors an in-person event experience by offering both a “stage view” and “networking hall” where guests can virtually sit down at a table to connect and network.

Haven’t used Remo before? Check out the short video below to learn more about using Remo as an attendee, we promise it’s worth the learning curve!

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