Join our community

Connect with a vibrant, diverse group of young professionals looking to develop their skills and take the next step in their careers.

The East Midlands can thrive if its people can and here at Generation Next, we give you the tools to help you succeed.

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By joining our community, you will access the following…

A 12-month membership costs £150+VAT for an individual. Chamber members enjoy a 20% discount, making membership £120 + VAT per member. Corporate membership covers five members at a cost of £500, excluding VAT (no other discounts applicable).


Leadership and professional skills workshops

Practical sessions designed to give participants transferable skills to use in their working lives.


Peer-to-peer networking to boost confidence

The opportunity to apply and develop the skills needed to build relationships in practice.


Inspirational guest speaker and social events

Learn from others, with the aim to improve motivation, innovation and creativity.

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Mentoring opportunities

Connect with experienced business leaders to access coaching opportunities.

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Members-only resource library

An evolving library of resources to support with areas of learning and development.

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Showcase your achievements through the annual Generation Next Awards programme.

How do we do this?

Exclusive access to events that develop your skills and grow your network for the future.

We run a range of workshops designed to build your professionals skills, which welcome business leaders from across the East Midlands to offer their expertise to expand your knowledge across a range of subjects.

These are complimented by our social events, where members can practice their networking skills and build their connections in a supportive environment surrounded by likeminded people.

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Mentoring and document area

Coaching and learning opportunities through our members-only access area.

The Generation Next mentoring scheme gives you the opportunity to connect with leading business professionals from across the East Midlands, which you can access through the members-only portal via our website.

Our evolving document library contains information on how to make the most out of our mentoring offer, as well as advice and support on a variety of skills to help foster your career development.

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Generation Next Awards

An opportunity to showcase your achievements in business.

Through our annual awards programme, we recognise a young professionals who have gone above and beyond in their current jobs, and show great potential to become the leaders of tomorrow.

The awards are a great way to reflect on your past achievements and raise your profile in the East Midlands business community.

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