Welcome to the 2024 Ontario Young Leaders Emerge Conference

September 25 – 26, 2024

After the resounding success of our inaugural event, we are thrilled to invite you to the 2024 ONYL Emerge Conference. This year, we are expanding our program to one and a half days of interactive workshops, keynote speeches, and panel discussions designed to equip young leaders with the skills and insights needed for their professional growth. Last year, we saw over 100 enthusiastic participants and an impressive lineup of 25 speakers and committee members. We are committed to making this year even more impactful, and we can’t wait to see you there!

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What to Expect

Engaging leaders and industry experts who will share their knowledge and experiences.

Interactive panel discussions focused on leadership and change.

Networking opportunities to connect with peers and industry leaders.

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Conference Details

Early Bird

$249+ Tax
  • Sign up before July 19, 2024


$299+ Tax
  • July 20 – September 24, 2024

Where to Stay

On Site

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To aid your travel plans, we have included a high-level schedule below.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Feel free to come as you are, but consider bringing along items such as a notepad or laptop for note-taking, as well as your business cards for networking opportunities. Additionally, bringing some extra snacks and drinks might be handy for those moments between meals, although breakfast, lunch, and refreshments will be provided during breaks.

For any inquiries, don’t hesitate to contact us via email at ontraioyl@gmail.com or through our LinkedIn page.

We suggest business casual attire for the conference. As you’ll be mingling with peers and seasoned leaders in the credit union system, presenting yourself professionally will leave a positive impression.

Absolutely! Your ticket includes breakfast, snacks, lunch, and beverages. If you have any dietary restrictions, please specify them when purchasing your ticket.

Tickets must be purchased online in advance; they will not be available for purchase at the venue.

This event is tailored for attendees under 40 years old, aiming to engage and inspire young leaders within the credit union system.

Certainly! Accommodations are available, and you can find details on how to book at our discounted rate under Where to Stay” on this page.

Absolutely! Our conference is designed to facilitate networking among young leaders. We will have dedicated networking sessions, breakout discussions, and social events where you can connect with peers, industry experts, and potential collaborators.

Yes, at Ontario Young Leaders, we offer Coffee Connects, Webinars, and other great ways to learn and network all year. Join our newsletter to keep up to date on upcoming events and workshops. Also, follow us on LinkedIn to get connected with our network!

Yes, we welcome sponsorships for our 2024 ONYL Emerge Conference. Sponsorship packages are available, offering various opportunities for visibility and engagement with our audience. Please reach out to our ONYL Conference Chair, Kaitlin Antler, at kaitlin.antler@northerncu.com. We look forward to discussing how you can contribute to this impactful event.

To stay informed about conference news, updates, and important announcements, we recommend subscribing to our newsletter and following us on LinkedIn.

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Are you interested in supporting the next generation of leaders in the Credit Union system?

We invite you to explore sponsorship opportunities for the 2024 ONYL Emerge Conference. Please reach out to our ONYL Conference Chair, Kaitlin Antler, at kaitlin.antler@northerncu.com. We look forward to discussing how you can contribute to this impactful event.