Chair: Stephanie Harper

Co-Chair: Rachel Crane


Address: One St. Paul Street Suite 103, Saint Catherines, ON

NEXTNiagara is a council of the Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce, and the voice of the emerging generation in Niagara, with the mission to represent, support and cultivate leadership opportunities through engagement and advocacy. As an initiative led by a panel of emerging generation leaders from across the region, NEXTNiagara is committed to fostering greater youth retention and seeing Niagara grow as a vibrant and prosperous community where the next generation can live, work and STAY.

Our strategic pillars:

1.     Engagement

  • Connect the emerging generation to leadership, learning, community and career opportunities in Niagara
  • Foster greater community involvement by mobilizing the emerging generation to be active in the community
  • Provide members of the emerging generation with opportunities to build their networks in the community 

2.     Advocacy

  • Promote issues that impact the emerging generation to relevant government, business and community stakeholders
  • Advocate for greater participation of the emerging generation in leadership roles in the community
  • Provide the emerging generation with the opportunity to dialogue with leaders in business, government and the community