- On July 4, 2016
For Immediate Release:
A POWERFUL line up of GLOBAL speakers coming to The Small Business Summit this October.
Globally renowned speakers, locally sourced business builders and leaders – a “Think Tank” business summit you won’t want to miss! The Small Business Summit “Think Global / Source Local” signature business event is coming to Caledon this fall during National Small Business Month. Designed to drive business growth, knowledge and sourcing for small business owners/managers and entrepreneurs, the show will draw attendees and exhibitors from across the GTA key rim communities of Peel, Dufferin, and Halton Hills Regions, plus areas of York and Simcoe. The Small Business Summit will be the “game-changer” for both visitors and suppliers across the fastest growing communities in Ontario. “Small to medium sized businesses represent more than 85% of private employment in Ontario, and created almost 90% of the private jobs in Canada during the last decade. They are the driving force behind Ontario’s economy. The Small Business Summit is an opportunity for small business in our area to find ways to continue to grow and innovate,” says Sylvia Jones, MPP for Dufferin-Caledon.
There’s nothing small about the Small Business Summit. A POWERFUL line up of GLOBAL speakers is heading to the Summit this October to share their expertise. On tap to present to local businesses are some of industry’s most forward-thinking experts including Bill Walsh, considered America’s Business Expert, and one of the top success coaches in the world. Walsh, founder and CEO of Powerteam International™ (Chicago) will be presenting Success by Design: How Disruptive Innovation is Driving Massive Success. Guests attending the opening night Business Achievement Awards (October 19th) will receive a sneak preview of Bill’s drive for success philosophy and vision.
The Summit also welcomes two-time best selling author and On The Verge™ business founder, Claudia Harvey. YES, that Claudia Harvey who successfully struck a deal with venture capitalist Kevin O’Leary on TV’s business flagship show “Dragon’s Den™” for her co-owned Dig It Apparel™ business. A highly sought after international speaker, Harvey’s talk will impart business-savvy advice with stellar results in her Go Big and Go Home seminar. Both Bill and Claudia will share the stage in Chicago this summer at the Ultimate Wealth Camp. Claudia will be a mentor and Bill will be a co-keynote speaker at the Sage Conference with powerhouse celebrities Richard Branson and Gwyneth Paltrow. The impressive lineup continues with Dr. Lance Secretan, one of the most insightful and provocative global leadership teachers of our time. A former Fortune 100 CEO, Dr. Secretan, through his firm The Secretan Center (ranked #1 in the world), advises no less than 30 clients on Fortune’s Most Admired Companies list. Dr. Secretan is a recipient of multiple international awards and author of 15 inspiration and leadership books. Advising global organizations, cities, and states through his unique mentoring, coaching and wisdom approach, Dr. Secretan transforms traditional corporate cultures into inspirational leaders of both industry and governance. Rounding out this power-laden lineup of guest speakers is 2015 Entrepreneur of the Year Bassem Ghali of Green Lotus™, seasoned business executive and dynamic human resources training and development professional Bill Crawley of Metroland Media Group™, Justin Hartzman, Founder/CEO of digital advertising agency Needls™, Ryan Mitchell (Coach4CashFlow™), branding specialist Kim Speed (Purple Moon Creative™), financial wiz-man Craig Dunkerley (Blackthorn Group™), and motivational speaker Randy Drake (Randy Drake Team™.) As an added bonus, navigating the internet” specialist Christine Gnass (WSI™), will be offering free onsite workshops on maximizing your social media messaging. If you’ve lost track, a total of 16 Industry leaders/innovators will be offering free seminars, tutorials and workshops guaranteed to create, drive, and actualize business goals. Want to know more about how to be a part of this powerful, engaging and education driven business event?
To reserve your spot as a visitor, exhibitor or partner visit www.TheSmallBusinessSummit.ca or email info@TheSmallBusinessSummit.ca. The Small Business Summit, October 20th at the Caledon Centre for Recreation and Wellness Mark Your Calendars…You won’t want to miss it! -30- High resolution photos are attached for use with this press release and/or promotion of the Small Business Summit.