This is a full-day event (9:00am to 3:30pm) designed to help immigrants explore the ‘Power of Networking.’

Moderated by world-renowned motivational speaker Mike Lipkin, immigrant participants will learn how to use networking to their advantage in the job search. Afternoon sessions organized by occupational sector will bring together employers, industry associations, regulatory bodies and other groups to help participants explore the resources available to them.

This event is open to all immigrants in the Toronto Region who have come to Canada with existing skills, education and experience, and have not yet gained Canadian work experience in their field of choice, who are in the following occupational sectors:

  • Accounting
  • Engineering and related
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Financial Services
  • Healthcare and related
  • Human Resources Professionals
  • Information and Communication Technology
  • Sales, Marketing and Public Relations
  • Sciences, Research and Development
  • Social Services and Government

There is no cost to attend this event. Lunch and child care will be provided. Location details will be given out after you register.

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Registration for this event is now closed and there is no wait list.

If you are interested in attending a similar event, please visit to learn more about the Internationally-Educated Professionals Conference taking place on February 20, 2009.

This event is funded by:

Citizenship and Immigration Canada


This event is sponsored by:

Mount Sinai Hospital
State Farm Insurance

Other organizations that will be present include:

ACCES Employment Services
Aker Solutions
Association of International Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
Career Edge Organization
Certified General Accountants
Certified Management Accountants
Communications, Advertising and Marketing Professionals
COSTI Immigrant Services – Language and Skills Training Services in IT
Enterprise Toronto
Family Service Toronto
Financial Planners Standards Council
George Brown College
Human Resources Professionals Association
Human Resources Professionals of York Region
Humber Community and Employment Services
Humber Engineering Connections: Software Skills Enhancement
IIT Alumni of Canada
Information and Communications Technology Council
Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario
JobStart – Career Action for Newcomers: IT
Michener Institute
Mount Sinai Hospital
Ontario Association of Social Workers
Ontario Public Service
Ontario Society of Professional Engineers
Osgoode Hall Law School, York University
Peel Adult Learning Centre – ELT for Accounting and Finance
Procter & Gamble
Professional Engineers Ontario
Ryerson University
Seneca College
Sheridan College
Skills for Change
State Farm Insurance
Toronto and Region Conservation Authority
Xerox Research Centre of Canada

If you have any questions regarding this event please contact Lillian Manea at TRIEC at 416.944.1946 x 240.