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Distinctifve Women 2017 conference to IGNITE your mind, body & business
DISTINCTIVE WOMEN 2018 NATIONAL EVENT
A Conference to IGNITE Your Mind, Body & Business!


Our fifth annual IGNITE conference will connect you with other like-minded and accomplished women. You will be inspired, learn real life and business lessons, interact with 100+ attendees, discuss current and real business issues, build lasting relationships and hear a fantastic keynote presentation from Lisa Lisson, President of FedEx Canada! This is a conference for women and about women.


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Tickets:
Full event tickets, individual day tickets and member discounts available through the link above.

IGNITE Your Mind, Body & Business!
  • Interactively engage with our themed panel experts.
  • Keynote Presentation by Lisa Lisson, President of FedEx Canada!
  • Experience the Room of interACTION (ROI) to connect with other attendees, share real life experiences and learn from each other.
  • 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
  • Gala dinner with a presentation from our charitable partner, live entertainment, dancing and more!
The Conference will Include 3 Themed Panel Discussions with Distinctive Women Experts!
  1. IGNITE Your Mind with:
    Wendy Brookhouse, Black Star Group
    Sandra Leigh, Connect with Sandra
    Francesca Davila, innergiZing
  2. IGNITE Your Body with:
    Adele Tevlin, Adele Wellness
    Laura Warf, School of Happiness
    Elisabeth Baugh, Ovarian Cancer Canada
  3. IGNITE Your Business with:
    Lynda Hay, Hay Sisters Wealth Advisory Group, TD Wealth
    Lisa Anna Palmer, Cattelan Palmer Consulting
    Andrea Carter, Wealthy Woman Warrior
    Lynn Bennett, Leadership Intelligence
  DISTINCTIVE WOMEN NATIONAL EVENT
A CONFERENCE TO IGNITE YOUR MIND, BODY & BUSINESS!


October 10th – 11th, 2018

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 Monday September 17, 2018.

IGNITE MC
Kathie Donovan
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 KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Lisa Lisson, President
FedEx Canada

IGNITE Charitable Partner


Fashion Show Sponsor


Cocktail Reception Sponsor




Panel Sponsor




2018 Sponsor





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