TORONTO, Dec. 11, 2013 /CNW/ - The fourth Women in Business Conference Real Women. Real Leaders. opened today at the Hyatt Regency, Toronto, featuring a fantastic
collection of women business leaders. The conference, hosted by the
Professional Development Institute, includes intimate conversations
with Head of Twitter Canada, Kirstine Stewart and Host of HGTV's Real Potential, Sarah Richardson.
"Our fourth Women in Business Conference celebrates the professional
success of some of Canada's leading women," says Janet Treasure,
Vice-president, Professional Development, CMA Ontario. "It is a great
opportunity to learn from exciting speakers and apply their insight to
our own lives."
The conference will begin with a networking reception on Wednesday
evening followed by a special Dinner and Fashion Show hosted by Cityline Stylist Lynn Spence. The show will feature a wide collection of outfits to make the perfect
first professional impression.
Kirstine Stewart will begin Thursday's events as she opens up about what it takes to
make it in the world of media as a woman. Stewart will then host the
morning's panel on Building Your Personal and Professional Brand featuring social media, marketing and branding experts Wendy Arnott, Victoria Davies, and Devon Burke.
The day will continue with international speaker Denise Marek and her how-to strategies to transform worry into calm, followed by
lunch with HGTV host Sarah Richardson. Leading Canadian business and political journalist Deirdre McMurdy will launch the afternoon as she takes attendees beyond the news
headlines of Canadian business. The afternoon will continue with former
CBC TV Host Jaeny Baik as she shares her strategies on how to command a room and grab the
attention of any audience. The Women in Business Conference will then
conclude with our Leaders in Public Life forum featuring a conversation between Carol Wilding, President and CEO, Toronto Region Board of Trade, and Hon. Teresa Piruzza, Minister of Children and Youth Services and Minister Responsible for
Women's Issues. For full speaker bios and conference information please
About the Professional Development Institute
The Professional Development Institute (PDI) is a division of Certified
Management Accountants of Ontario that provides career support and
education to Ontario's 25,000 CMAs and business people across Ontario.
PDI drives career management by providing comprehensive access to
learning, networking and guidance to members at all competency levels
and business types throughout their career.
SOURCE: Certified Management Accountants of Ontario
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