Peer2Peer Groups

Share challenges and lessons-learned in a friendly, informal environment

Communitech's Peer2Peer Groups provide an opportunity for individuals in similar roles or functions to learn, exchange advice and explore best-practices through a range of topics and session formats.

Active groups

Whether you work at a tech company or you hold a technical role in a non-tech company, there is bound to be a Peer2Peer Group for you.

If you see something of interest, follow the button to the associated Meetup page to sign up for a free account, apply to the group, and access content and upcoming sessions. 

Agile/Lean

Discussions around organizational approaches and best practices in agile project, product management, agile architecture and quality management.

Business Leaders 

This group brings together business leaders who are Communitech members so they can develop meaningful connections. A place where you can share your insights, strategies, best practices, challenges and lessons learned with other leaders, and get the same in return.

Communitech Future of Work & Learning

Explores ways individuals, organizations, academic institutions and government have to adapt to changes in our workplaces.

Customer Success Leaders

Focuses on growing the lifetime value of every customer relationship. This group is Waterloo Region’s official chapter of Gainsight’s Global PulseLocal Customer Success network.

Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging in the Workplace

Connects companies in tech (and beyond) from the Waterloo Region and provides a safe space to share insights, ideas and strategies to approach diversity, inclusion and belonging in the workplace.

Executive Assistants

Develops and discovers best practices to manage the complexities of the dynamic, multi-tasking role of an Executive Assistant.

HRnet

(application process)

Focuses on finding, keeping and developing talent. This group is open to tech HR personnel and drives human resources initiatives for the local tech sector.

Indie Game Development

For anyone who enjoy designing and developing games or apps. Whether your interest lies in Unity 3D, Eclipse Origins, Java, C#, Blender 3D, Photoshop or any other design medium, this group welcomes you!

Job Seekers Connex

Provides resources to expand job seekers’ skills related to brand management, interviewing, resume development and networking. This group is open to both technical and non-technical workers.

Kitchener Quantum Tech Learning Hub

Connects those passionate about quantum science and technologies and eager to learn about quantum.

KW Tech People Managers P2P

Community of people managers in the KW tech space looking to learn, grow and evolve, specifically in tech space where normal rules don't often apply.

Lab Tech Leads

Connects innovation labs’ technology-focused managers and leads to collaborate with each other and level up their abilities to support innovation activities.

Marketing

Tech marketing leaders share ideas and best practices on relevant topics like branding, advertising, promotions, publications, metrics, social media and more.

PMConnect

Project managers share knowledge and information to stay ahead of the curve in their fast-paced world.

Product Leaders

Focuses specifically on topics relevant to product leaders who work in product-related areas (product management, product marketing, product development etc.).

Product Management

Discusses product requirements to competitive analysis to release documenteverything from product conception to delivery.

Sales Leaders

An open forum that allows senior business development and sales professionals to discuss topics such as lead generation, closing deals, sales team training and more.

UX Book Club KW

A small group that reads and discusses UX and design-related books with a simple philosophy: a book, a discussion, a community and a nibble. 

uxWaterloo

(limited partnership with IxDA)

A group for anyone with an interest in user experience (UX), the practice of designing products that delight the people who will ultimately use them.