- Faizal Khamisa – TV Anchor & Host at Sportsnet
- Zain Verjee – Former anchor at CNN and founder of aKoma media
- Neil Pasricha – Best Selling Author of 1000 Things of Awesome and The Happiness Equation
- Imran Amed – Founder, CEO and Editor-in-Chief of The Business of Fashion
- Bob Rennie – Founder and Executive Director, Rennie Marketing Systems
- Rudy Karsan – Managing Director, Karlani Capital
- Maninder Dhaliwal – President & CEO of Lions Gate International
- Calle Johnson – Partner, Deals and Corporate Finance, PricewaterhouseCoopers
- Drew Green – CEO, INDOCHINO
- Patrick Schwerdtfeger – Technology Futurist, host of Strategic Business Insights
- Rehan Qureshi – Country Manager for the Professional Services Practice, Amazon Web Services
- Karimah Es Sabar – CEO & Partner Quark Venture Inc.
- Asiff Hirji – Operating Advisor with Andreessen Horowitz, MBA Professor at Berkeley
- Drummond Brodeur – Global Strategist, CI Investments
- Khallil Mangalji – CTO, Fiix
- Louis-Victor Jadavji – Co-Founder of Wiiv, Forbes 30 Under 30 recipient
We welcome youth, post-secondary students and young professionals, to join us for a session on Saturday October 28, 2017 from 11:00am (10:15am registration) to 1pm at the Pan Pacific Hotel in Vancouver, BC. Hear the stories of success from prominent entrepreneurs and business leaders in the community, participate in an interactive Q&A, connect and network with your peers and enable personal growth and professional development.
The Ignite Entrepreneurship Showcase will exhibit startup successes in the Jamat. Listen to emerging entrepreneurs who will try to woo a panel of judges with their business vision – maybe you’ll hear an idea that catches your ear! A handful of startups will be pre-selected to compete based on applications. If you would like to apply or know someone who would be a good fit, contact us.
Board Meetings and events for the various Canadian Alliances have been scheduled on Friday, October 27, 2017. Over 25 Alliances representing 150+ Delegates from various industries including Hotels & Restaurants, Finance & Accounting, Retirement & Nursing Homes, Dental & Medical, Real Estate, Legal, IT and more. This is an opportunity for the Alliance members across Canada to meet with their respective Alliances and network with industry peers.
Stay tuned or contact your respective alliance for more details.
A unique opportunity to have a one-on-one chat with someone who can help you set, measure or achieve your professional goals. Life coaches, executive coaches and industry professionals will all be available to assist you. This is your opportunity to get face time with people who are in positions that you are aiming for or can help you get there!
The Ignite Opening reception will be held on October 27, 2017 at the Pan Pacific Hotel in beautiful Downtown Vancouver. Come enjoy magnificent views, engaging conversation, and delicious hors d’oeuvres. Further details on timing will be announced when the full agenda is released. Be sure to subscribe for updates from our homepage.
Get your headshot taken by one of our professional photographers. No matter if you’re an experienced professional, doctor, lawyer, actor, or entrepreneur, a professional photo for your website or LinkedIn page is a must.
Deal Market: Activity, Valuations, and M&A
Exhibits & Displays
Interactive Panel Sessions
Networking Breakfasts, Lunches & Breaks
Saturday Gala Reception & Dinner