TORONTO, April 17, 2013 /CNW/ - Media are invited to attend the third annual Women in Business Conference April 17-18, 2013 at the Pantages Hotel, Toronto. Among a fantastic collection of business leaders and cultural icons, the conference features an intimate conversation with Canadian icon Debbie Travis, leader of the largest celebrity brand in Canada, to inspire Canadian women with her stories of challenge and success.
The conference will begin with dinner on Wednesday along with International Corporate Trainer and Motivational Speaker Liz McCallum who will discuss 10 ways to Overcome Overload. Jennifer Keesmaat, the first woman to become Chief Planner for the City of Toronto will begin Thursday's events, commenting on Women in Leadership. The morning will continue with Caroline Spivak, Principal of Profile Communications who will speak on The Audacity of Risk and Kelly Drennan, Founding Executive Director of Fashion Takes Action who will offer insight on Building Your Social Media Brand. Lunch will be hosted by the Food Network's Spice Goddess, Bal Anderson who will touch on her journey coming to Canada 19 years ago and how she took control of her life. The afternoon will feature Sylvie Demers, Chairman, Affinity Market Group, TD Insurance commenting on female leadership along with a discussion on how to Take the Stage with Judith Humphrey, President of The Humphrey Group Inc. The day will close with words from Debbie Travis.
|What:||Women in Business - Be Bold|
|When:||April 17-18, 2013|
|Where:|| Pantages Hotel
200 Victoria Street, Toronto, Ontario
Interviews with conference speakers are available upon request.
For full speaker bios and conference information please visit www.pdi-cma.com/WIB
About CMA Ontario
The Certified Management Accountants of Ontario is a self-governing professional organization that awards the Certified Management Accountant (CMA) designation to qualified candidates in Ontario. With some 25,000 members, CMA Ontario is an integral part of a profession that is 50,000 members strong across Canada and around the world. CMA Ontario maintains rigorous standards of accreditation and professionalism in management accounting to protect the public interest. In 2012, CMA Ontario was granted status by the Public Accountants Council for the Province of Ontario (PAC) as an Authorized Designated Body to license and govern Certified Management Accountants to practise public accounting.
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.
Image with caption: "Design Superstar Debbie Travis Headlines Professional Development Institute Women In Business Conference April 17 - 18, Pantages Hotel, Toronto. Other speakers include City of Toronto Planner, Jennifer Keesmaat, Spice Goddess, Bal Arneson and more! (CNW Group/Certified Management Accountants of Ontario)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130417_C6068_PHOTO_EN_25607.jpg
SOURCE: Certified Management Accountants of Ontario
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