OTA LEAD Committee to host networking event

by Truck News

TORONTO, Ont. — The Ontario Trucking Association revealed today that its LEAD committee, a group of emerging leaders who are committed to engaging youth within the trucking industry, is putting together an interactive and informative networking session at the OTA’s 90th executive conference on Nov.9 at the Ritz Carlton in Toronto.

The session is to be lead by Brenda Allen at David Pier Consulting and its focus is to show attendees why networking skills are so important in trucking.

John Foss and Ryan Tilley, OTA LEAD Committee Co-Chair’s have to said this about the upcoming event:  “We’re excited to launch Next Gen Connections at OTA’s 90th Convention, as part of our continued efforts to engage emerging leaders in the industry with skills development opportunities. We strongly encourage members to come to this highly anticipated event. It will be a great opportunity to make connections with others who are both new to the OTA and future leaders within the industry.”

The event will also launch the LEAD Committee’s new Business Leader’s Certificate program with the Schulich School of Business. The program will build from the highly successful Next Generation Certificate program, with the mandate of preparing, inspiring and engaging the next generation of industry leaders through continuous integrated skill development.

This session is open to current Next Generation Certificate program participants and program alumni, along with Team OTA sponsors and event invitees for the cost of $75.

For more information and program agenda, you can check out the NextGen Agenda, or contact lak.shoan@ontruck.org for the registration details.

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