It isn't always easy to know what to call a professional group, network or community. But it can be important to get right. So we asked our Professional Community Leaders group on Guild for their ideas.

Below is what we've come up with so far, broken down into various types/categories of groups. Let us know if you've got further ideas?

For groups who've 'been through it since the early days together'

  • ...Pioneers
  • ...Oldtimers
  • ...Veterans
  • ...Trailblazers
  • ...Visionaries
  • ...Originals
  • ...Founders
  • ...Innovators
  • ...Explorers
  • ...Legacy
  • ...Architects
  • ...Changemakers
  • ...Fellowship
  • ...Insiders

For senior-level groups

  • ...Executives
  • ...Leaders

For 'future leader' groups

  • ...Rising Stars
  • ...Future Leaders
  • ...Next Gen
  • ...Catapult

For groups which are 'close to your brand'

  • ...Friends
  • ...Supporters
  • ...Champions
  • ...Ambassadors
  • ...Evangelists
  • ...Coalition
  • ...Insiders
  • ...Nation
  • ...Team
  • ...Family
  • ...Circle
  • ...Tribe
  • ...Squad
  • ...Kinship
  • ...Companions
  • ...Compact

For learning communities

  • ...School
  • ...Academy
  • ...Learners
  • ...Students
  • ...Scholars
  • ...College
  • ...Masterclass
  • ...Campus

For more generic professional groups and communities

  • ...Collective
  • ...100, 300, 500
  • ...Forum
  • ...Guild
  • ...Hub
  • ...Roundtable
  • ...Assembly
  • ...Exchange
  • ...Moot
  • ...Alliance
  • ...League
  • ...Council
  • ...Network
  • ...Board
  • ...Connect
  • ...Direct
  • ...Community
  • ...Syndicate
  • ...Panel
  • ...Corps
  • ...Cohort
  • ...Associates
  • ...Congress
  • ...World
  • ...Meetup
  • ...Specialists
  • ...HQ
  • ...Centre / Center
  • ...Consuls

Any you can add? A new category or some suggestions to add to the above?


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