DeGroote School of Business



Connect directly with DeGroote and professionals in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton area

DeGroote hosts a dynamic series of public events that connect industry and academia to advance important business and societal themes. We work to develop events that build long-term mutually beneficial relationships in the business community.


To learn more about upcoming events, please visit our Events Calendar


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Knowledge Labs Webinar Series

While we all navigate COVID-19 and its impact on daily activities and our work, the DeGroote School of Business launched a new webinar series to discuss these issues. The Knowledge Labs webinar series features faculty, alumni and industry experts who can weigh in on timely topics and share their stories and learnings through the pandemic. Areas of discussion have included:

  • Money matters in a post-pandemic world
  • The hospitality industry and the future outlook
  • Running a business during the pandemic
  • Venture capital in the wake of a crisis
Sherry Keehn

DeGroote Women’s Professional Network (DWPN)

The DeGroote Women’s Professional Network (DWPN) provides women with the opportunity to exchange ideas and knowledge, discuss matters impacting women, and develop connections.

Areas of discussion have included:

  • Accelerating women in the workplace
  • Becoming a leader in tech
  • The power of networking
Alfredo Tan Lecture

Knowledge@DeGroote Speaker Series

This series connects industry experts and academia to exchange knowledge and facilitate discussions focusing on important business and societal themes.

Areas of discussion have included:

  • Using technology for social impact
  • Supporting a culture of inclusivity in finance
  • Successful negotiation for professional growth
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DeGroote Networking Events

DeGroote hosts a variety of networking events in the GTHA throughout the year targeted to programs of study or specific industries. The opportunity to network is endless; where people with similar goals interact, encourage, and motivate one another.

Some of our most popular networking opportunities include:

  • Commerce student and alumni networking reception
  • MBA student and alumni networking reception
  • Hamilton alumni networking reception
  • Faculty specific networking events, including Health Faculty and Accounting Faculty networking receptions

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