Agenda 2017-10-04T14:17:11-04:00


Registration & Networking

Opening Remarks

Rob Lorenz
Director, Membership & Sponsor Engagement, Toronto Region Board of Trade

Christine Bellamy
Regional Sales Manager, Small Business, RBC

Fireside Chat presented by eBay

Andrea Stairs
Managing Director, eBay Canada

As eBay Canada’s managing director, Andrea leads the Canadian operations of one of the world’s largest online marketplaces. In this role, Andrea is responsible for cultivating eBay’s community of Canadian users — from individual consumers to established brands and retailers — and for overseeing all of eBay’s Canadian functions, including product management, marketing, business development, and public and government relations.

eBay has long been the premier platform for Canadian small businesses that are ready to take the next step toward bigger success. Andrea Stairs, eBay Canada Managing Director, hosted a fireside chat with successful entrepreneurs who have incorporated eBay into their omni-channel strategies to scale their businesses and reach new customers across the country and around the world.

Speaking with: 

Nadia Shuaib, Co-Founder, Budget Electronics

Nadia Shuaib
Co-Founder, Budget Electronics

Jawad Shuaib, Co-Founder, Budget Electronics

Jawad Shuaib
Co-Founder, Budget Electronics

Jeremy Potvin, Founder, World of Angus

Jeremy Potvin
Founder, World of Angus


How to Successfully Pitch to Big Business
Presented by Rogers

Neel Dayal

Director of Innovation, Rogers Communications

Neel has been in the telecommunications industry for 15 years in addition to a background in manufacturing and consulting.  With wide ranging roles in IT, Customer Experience, Digital and Strategy he has a unique blend of knowledge that helps him drive Innovation in Customer Experience at Rogers.  Having worked in big corporations as well as operating and working with startups, he is determined to ensure that Rogers is the destination of choice for new and leading-edge capabilities and partnering with the startup ecosystem. He loves to talk tech, kids, and how Canada has become the best place to live and work.


Tips for Hiring (and Keeping!) Top Talent
Presented by Ceridian

Nadia LoGreco

Recruiting Lead, Ceridian HCM

Coaching Clinic & Cocktail Networking Reception


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