Darren Hardy Former Publisher/Editor SUCCESS Magazine and New York Times bestselling author

Darren HardyFormer Publisher/Editor SUCCESS Magazine and New York Times bestselling author

Darren is today's preeminent Success Mentor, a highly sought after keynote speaker, New York Times bestselling author, entrepreneur and former Publisher and Editor of SUCCESS magazine.

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Walter Bond Former NBA Player /

Walter BondFormer NBA Player / "The Accountability Leader"

Walter’s mastery in two different global industries has made him an authority on peak performance. Walter has delivered his entertaining and dynamic message to companies and associations throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean and Europe. Clients include Accenture, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, The Dwyer Group, Allianz, Amway, GNC, Hilton, Medtronic, UPS Store, Radio Shack, Red Robin and many national associations.

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Zahra Al-Harazi Founder & Director of Foundry Communications / Co-Founder of Skillit

Zahra Al-HaraziFounder & Director of Foundry Communications / Co-Founder of Skillit

The road to real leadership is rarely a straight one. Among Canada’s most successful entrepreneurs, few have faced more obstacles than Zahra Al-Harazi. With a no-holds-barred attitude, Zahra helps people and organizations realize their potential for success. She draws on her experience as a pioneering woman in the business world with a unique approach to attitude, leadership, and success, as well as her experience as a refugee, immigrant, entrepreneur, and community-builder. 

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Jean Chrétien Right Honourable

Jean ChrétienRight Honourable

A steadfast statesman and a riveting orator, Prime Minister Jean Chrétien gives a rousing presentation from the perspective of one of the most influential and most beloved world leaders in modern history. Born in Quebec, Canada, the son of a paper mill machinist, he knew he was destined to lead. Trained as a lawyer and serving as Canada’s 20th prime minister, he made his mark as a legislator and raised his country’s presence on the world stage.

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Omar Johnson Former CMO at Beats by Dre, and Former VP Marketing at Apple

Omar JohnsonFormer CMO at Beats by Dre, and Former VP Marketing at Apple

Omar Johnson is a marketing and branding keynote speaker, entrepreneur, former CMO at Beats by Dre, and former VP Marketing at Apple. At Beats Electronics, Johnson was responsible for brand development, advertising, retail experience, entertainment / sports marketing, and digital marketing for all global brand marketing and advertising efforts.

Stephen Harper Right Honourable

Stephen HarperRight Honourable

The Right Honourable Stephen Harper served as Canada’s 22nd Prime Minister from 2006 to 2015, the longest-serving Conservative Leader to hold this office since Canada’s founding Prime Minister passed away in 1891. Prime Minister Harper created the modern Conservative Party of Canada and won three successive national elections, in 2006, 2008, and 2011.

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Cybele Negris CEO & Co-Founder of Webnames.ca

Cybele NegrisCEO & Co-Founder of Webnames.ca

Cybele Negris is a serial entrepreneur, seasoned board member, speaker, mentor, and columnist. Cybele is CEO & Co-Founder of Webnames.ca, Canada’s original .CA Registrar and provider of hundreds of domain extensions, corporate domain portfolio management, webhosting, email, security products, and other online solutions. Webnames’ clients include some of the country’s largest corporations, government, law-firms, and global Fortune 500 brands.  

Lane Merrifield Founder of Club Penguin & Dragon on CBC’s hit show Dragon’s Den

Lane MerrifieldFounder of Club Penguin & Dragon on CBC’s hit show Dragon’s Den

The newest “dragon” to join CBC’s hit show Dragon’s Den, Lane Merrifield is one of Canada’s leading tech entrepreneurs. He is the founder of Club Penguin, the largest children’s online social network. At age 28, he sold it to Disney for $350 million, and, as their youngest executive vice president, turned it into a billion-dollar brand.

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There is an entirely new generation of people entering the workforce and some organizations are not sure how to handle this.

This event will speak to about the future generations and how to prepare for them. During this session our speakers will focus on what the role of HR looks like, millennials, hiring processes and the expectation of culture and community.

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With tech giants taking over the marketing world, we need to recognize the best channels to spend our marketing dollars.

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