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Distinctifve Women 2017 conference to IGNITE your mind, body & business
DISTINCTIVE WOMEN 2017 NATIONAL EVENT
A Conference to IGNITE Your Mind, Body & Business!


This fourth annual Distinctive Women National Event — IGNITE IV — will provide you with the opportunity to learn from seasoned experts, connect with 100+ other accomplished professionals and celebrate the difference you are making. Join us to IGNITE your mind, body and business! You deserve it!



Tickets:
Early Bird – $395 (plus HST) until July 31st
Regular – $485 (plus HST) from August 1st – October 29th
*Individual day tickets are also available through the registration site.


Event MC, Kathie Donovan, is a celebrated Canadian broadcaster and public speaker. She is the author of Inspiration in Action: A Woman's Guide to Happiness, creator of The Course in Happiness and Inspiration in Action television.

IGNITE Your Mind, Body & Business!
  • Interactively engage with our themed panel experts.
  • Live interview with Elisabeth Baugh, CEO of Ovarian Cancer Canada, conducted by Julie Beun of J. Beun Media!
  • Experience the Room of interACTION (ROI), hosted by Susan Fulford of Dynamic Legacy, and personally connect with experts from many different industries and disciplines!
  • Learn how to enhance your business and personal "brand" to attract new clients and get noticed
  • Discover how to fine-tune your leadership skills and bring your team to the next level.
  • Educate yourself on today's trends in women's health.
  • Learn how to successfully elevate your presence in your community and workplace.
  • Peer nomination awards program to celebrate women in business and their ever-expanding leadership roles! Nominate online here.
  • Fashion and Philanthropy. Women Making a Difference
  • Cocktail reception, fashion show by Images That Suit — presenting designs by Iris Setlakwe, live entertainment by vocalist Steve Medeiros, charitable endeavours to support Ovarian Cancer Canada and much more!
The Conference Will Include 3 Themed Panel Discussions with Distinctive Women Experts!
  1. IGNITE Your Mind with:
    Lissa Constantine, BirdDog Design
    Alexandra Salamis, Integral Leadership Design
    Lisa Brookman, West Island Therapy Centre/WiseWomenCanada
    Dona Eull-Schultz, Leon Frazer & Associates
  2. IGNITE Your Body with:
    Gail Friedlander, Images That Suit
    Darpan Ahluwalia, Manotick Natural Market, Total Nutrition Diva
    Lauren Finkelstein, Living By Lauren
    Adele Tevlin, Adele Wellness
  3. IGNITE Your Business with:
    Elizabeth Kilvert, The Unrefined Olive
    Shelagh Cummins, Growing Your Business Is My Business
    Lorraine Moore, Accelerate Success Group
    Jocelyn Yacoub, Yacoub Elite Search
Room of InterACTION Experts:
Nancy Nicks, Hendry Warren LLP
Shelley True, TRUEdotDESIGN
Colleen O'Connell-Campbell, RBC Dominion Securities
Sharon Maharaj, RE/MAX Professionals Inc., Brokerage
  DISTINCTIVE WOMEN NATIONAL EVENT
A CONFERENCE TO IGNITE YOUR MIND, BODY & BUSINESS!


November 13th – 14th, 2017

Mississauga Convention Centre
75 Derry Road West
Mississauga, ON L5W 1G3


For more information on the event and to explore sponsorship opportunities, contact:
Ashley Robson
T: 647.729 0945
C: 905.580 5615

arobson@profilesofdistinction.com

Peer Nomination Awards Program
Celebrating Canada's Distinctive Women!
Join us in recognizing the accomplishments of some of our nation's leading women. Follow the link below to submit your nominations online.
ONLINE NOMINATION FORM
Takes 5 minutes to complete. Nominations must be submitted by Tuesday October 31, 2017.

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