Women of Influence Global Leaders Dinner Series: Calgary
By Invitation Only
The Global Leaders Dinner is an exceptional event, bringing together an outstanding group of notable women who are leveraging their influence to grow their impact and create change.
By invitation only, the Calgary dinner will host 75 notable leaders, senior executives and entrepreneurs who have demonstrated their investment to women’s advancement and play a critical role in advancing our competitiveness in the global economy. If you have not received an invitation and would like to request a seat at the table, or nominate a guest to join you, please email Alicia Skalin at [email protected] Add to Cart
Known for her ability to seamlessly navigate between the white and blue-collar worlds, sought-after speaker, award-winning entrepreneur, and global trade industry ambassador, Mandy (a.k.a. Bear) Rennehan has something for everyone. She will inspire you with her story, motivate you with her perspective and surprise you with her authenticity and (respectfully) uncensored style. It’s impossible to remain unchanged after coming into contact with this self-made powerhouse – you won’t want to miss this! Add to Cart
From Start-Up to Acquisition: How a Successful Entrepreneur Navigated Corporate Transition and Discovered Her Calling
Karen Brookman, Chief Innovation Officer, West Canadian Digital Imaging
Visionary entrepreneur and Calgary native Karen Brookman launched her first business, Commonwealth Legal, as a small start-up in 2000. Over the next 14 years she strategically positioned the organization for incredible growth and in June 2014 the company was acquired by Ricoh Canada, a subsidiary of the global technology giant that boasts annual worldwide sales of over 21 billion USD. Over the next two years, Karen’s leadership guided Commonwealth Legal through a transition that resulted in the company growing more than 40% in the first two years after being acquired. Today Karen is embarking on a new chapter that will take her full circle back to her entrepreneurial roots and her native Calgary, as she sets out to join her family’s business, West Canadian Digital Imaging.
Join us in Calgary on September 27, 2018 to find out and tap into Karen’s exceptionally keen insights on how to build and grow a lucrative business, finding your calling as a business leader, and successfully navigating major career transitions. Add to Cart
Million Dollar Idea(s): Meet Michele Romanow, a Digital Disruptor Helping Others Do the Same
Michele Romanow, "Dragon", CBC Dragons’ Den | Co-Founder, Clearbanc
Listed as the only Canadian on Forbes “Millennial on a Mission” list, Michele Romanow is a powerful force shaping the digital economy landscape.
By the age of 33, Michele has built four successful businesses that have impacted millions of digital users. Her business acumen and flair for innovation have landed her in circles with the world’s biggest moguls. Michele is the youngest resident judge to join CBC’s hit show “Dragon’s Den” and she recently shared a stage with Jack Ma of Alibaba in a panel discussion. Her advice is sought after as a Director on the boards of Vail Resorts, Shad Valley, Freshii, League of Innovators and BlockX.
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The Future of Tech: Meet the Entrepreneurs Revolutionizing the Digital World
Eva Wong, Co-Founder & Chief Operating Officer, Borrowell Huda Idrees, Founder & CEO, Dot Health Sage Franch, Co-Founder & Head of Development, Crescendo Diverse Workplaces
Join us on November 8th to meet a panel of trailblazing thinkers and change makers. These women are
building digital futures in vastly different industries, but share one thing in common: they have each
broken the male-dominated tech bubble to leverage innovative ideas and establish hugely successful
businesses, all at an impressively young age. Add to Cart
26th Annual RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards Gala
The annual RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards Gala is the premier event of the year. Nominees, applicants, finalists, judges and guests have the opportunity to celebrate Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards in style on November 21st at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto.
After an elegant cocktail reception spent mingling with celebrity guests, dignitaries and past award winners, guests will move into the grand ballroom for a three course dinner, entertainment and the official Awards Show where the winners of six award categories will be announced live.