NEN’s mission is to “help entrepreneurs have a better chance of success”. If you are an entrepreneur who wishes to reach your full potential and maintain your lead, then you are encouraged to apply for the NEN's Entrepreneurial Leaders Program (ELP). This program provides members with experiential learnning to build better business judgement.

The profile of the participants in the Entrepreneurial Leaders Program ranges from “accidental entrepreneurs” to leaders finding themselves at the helm of an existing company. Increase your chances of success by participating with peers that:

  • Are honest and open high potential entrepreneurs following a passion
  • Are ready to “bust-out” with new products, export, plant expansion and/or hiring
  • May or may not have formal business education
  • Are running a business they founded, inherited or purchased
  • Have growing staff and revenue


WHAT THE SELECTION COMMITTEE WILL BE LOOKING FOR IN YOUR APPLICATION:

  • Exhibit personal tenacity and drive
  • Growth/export potential
  • Serial entrepreneurial behaviour
  • Outside community involvement