National Cybersecurity Practice, Grant Thornton LLP
Christina Albert, Senior Manager, R&D and Government Incentives, Grant Thornton LLP
Luis Romero, MBA
Senior Client Partner, BDC Advisory Services
Angie VanEgmond, VP Digital, circus strategic communications Inc.
Dean Wood, Founder & CEO BorderWorx Logistics Inc.
Steven Prestipino, Partner, Express Employment Professionals
Business Summit Session Highlights
The Realities of Cybersecurity Risk: Beyond the Myths and Misconceptions
How to get started on the journey to improve your cybersecurity. Beyond the high-profile cases that have brought data security to the forefront, you will learn about the top cyber security risks facing Canadian businesses; steps you can take to prepare your people, protect your critical information and infrastructure, and improve your cyber security maturity, as well as common mistakes, and tips on how to make immediate changes that can significantly improve the security of your organization.
Getting Government Grants
Grants, contributions, financial assistance. Loans, capital investments, tax credits and wage subsidies. There is government grant money on the table targeted to help businesses grow. Learn how to find these programs and access these funds.
Expand Online: strategies to boost sales, profits and exports
Online strategies. Where do you even start? Luis will provide some impressive insight into strategies that will boost sales and profit and open opportunities for export.
4 Effective Ways to Maximize your Digital Marketing Dollars
Digital marketing is a constantly evolving landscape that requires a keen focus and expertise to maximize effectiveness and results. Learn how Online Advertising, Social Media, SEO and Landing pages work together to drive awareness, traffic and trial.
The US Market Needs You! Are you ready?
Explore the market potential for Canadian companies in the USA. We will deal with the challenges of the tariffs and managing through the trade wars. More importantly, we will showcase how Canadian companies have been able to grow their businesses tenfold by helping to “Make America Great Again”.
Faces of Change: Understanding and Managing Generations in the Workplace
Do your employees span the generations from traditionalists to Generation Zors? Who is rolling their eyes at who? Let’s talk about the key influencing characteristics of the different generations in the work force today. We will explore how each generation has unique contributions and areas for growth and discover motivation and retention tips specific for different generations.
Thursday, November 14
Eagle Ridge Golf Club
7:30 Registration and Hot Buffet Breakfast
Sessions start at 8:10 and we will end at 12:30