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's Holiday Party
    Tue, Dec 14
    Park City Music Hall
    Dec 14, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM EST
    Park City Music Hall, 2926 Fairfield Ave, Bridgeport, CT 06605, USA
    All young professionals are invited to join us for the IN PERSON Thrive Holiday Party on Tuesday, December 14th at 5:00pm at Park City Music Hall. Dust off your best ugly holiday sweater and come check out this amazing music venue in the Black Rock neighborhood of Bridgeport.
  • Thrive Presents: Cooking with Chef Raquel
    Thu, Jan 20
    TBA in Bridgeport
    Jan 20, 2022, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
    TBA in Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT, USA
    Chef Raquel will provide a highly entertaining live cooking demonstration for an easy, quick, and healthy meal, along with cooking tips and tricks. Attendees will then get to sample her delicious meal.