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

  • Young Professionals Night at Bridgeport Islanders Hockey
    Oct 23, 7:00 PM
    Bridgeport, 600 Main St, Bridgeport, CT 06604, USA
    Come see the Bridgeport Islanders host the Springfield Thunderbirds on October 23rd at 7:00 PM. Meet and greet with other Young Professionals across the state at the inaugural home opener of the Bridgeport Islanders! Tickets are just $18, and all the YP's will have the opportunity to network in the