Thrive: Emerging Leaders

a Bridgeport Regional Business Council Affiliate


Our Mission

Thrive welcomes all people under 40 who live or work in the Greater Bridgeport Region to come together and engage in the community, take leadership roles in the Bridgeport business community and more importantly, to make a positive impact on the region, while promoting personal and professional growth and education.

Thrive works to position Greater Bridgeport as an attractive place for young professionals and entrepreneurs to live, work, and build their lives.


What We Do

Get Rooted

Networking and Happy Hours


Professional Development Workshops

Give Back

Community Service Opportunities


"The creation of a thousand forests is in one acorn."

Ralph Waldo Emerson


Upcoming Events

  • Thrive Summer Party
    Thu, Jun 17
    Whiskey Barrel
    Jun 17, 5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
    Whiskey Barrel, 251 E Main Street, Stratford, CT
    Save the date for this fun evening when we'll take the chance to reconnect at Whiskey Barrel over drinks, cornhole and happy hour bingo. No membership required!
  • June Board Meeting
    Wed, Jun 02
    Zoom Link Provided with Registration
    Jun 02, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM EDT
    Zoom Link Provided with Registration
    All Thrive members in good standing are invited to attend meetings of the Thrive Board of Directors. Learn what the group is planning, provide input on future programming, and stay up to date on community happenings.