Get to know our speakers.
Claire Sweeney is the VP of Marketing at Rakuten.ca. Claire has 17 years of marketing experience, and a proven track record of accomplishments in marketing, strategic planning, business development, and partnerships, in Europe and North America, for some of the world’s largest brands.
Ehm & Co.
Erica Ehm is considered a pioneer; a trailblazing leader who inspires and innovates. She is founder of niche publishing brand YMC.ca, and CEO of digital agency Ehm & Co, both serving the mom market.
Klusster Media Inc.
Laura Machardy is a Community Builder, Entrepreneur, Business Developer. She is also the co-founder of Klusster, a tool for businesses to drive more distribution of their content.
Laura-Jean has been an entrepreneur her entire career. Now her main focus is as a Business Coach who helps others mitigate the pitfalls of entrepreneurship.
Lisa Simone Richards
Lisa Simone Richards is a publicist for online coaches who want to get seen as experts and go from invisible to influencer. She helps her clients get free visibility and get in front of their ideal client, but also build the credibility that gets clients to take the next step and invest in working with you.
Creativo Advertising Inc.
Maria Arangio is the founder of Creativo Advertising, an award-winning full service marketing and digital agency. Maria is passionate about all things creative.
Michael Yasny of Money Consultants LTD. has been providing Creative Financial Solutions for Businesses for 30 years.
Maguire Marketing Group
Mich Maguire is an award-winning marketing strategist and CEO of Maguire Marketing Group, a full-service marketing agency. Mich also founded Women Growing Empires, a community of business women focused on growing revenue.
MD Media Inc.
Michelle Daides is a passionate storyteller and founded MD Media Inc., a leading and award-winning video and marketing agency.
Natasha is the founder of NKPR, a full-service public relations, artist management and digital agency with a global reach. She is also the Chair of the Board for Artists for Peace and Justice Canada.
Modern Accounting & Tax
Shanta Singh CPA, CGA, MBA is an Accountant and is enthusiastic about helping small business owners make “tax-smart” decisions. She founded Modern Accounting & Tax in 2008 and provides a full suite of accounting and finance services.
Tony Chapman Reactions
Tony is one of North America’s thought leaders on consumerism, corporate culture, branding, retail and the impact of change. He is also a sought-after TV & Radio personality.