Some upcoming events

Taking Your Business to the Cloud – May 6th‏

From embracing big data with IBM and marketing automation with Constant Contact, to leveraging client management tools with Salesforce and using cloud productivity applications with Google, this full-day event will be sure to help give your business a boost.
Use the link to get a $10 discount

For IT Professionals, By IT Professionals.



Includes all keynotes, breakout sessions, vendor sessions, networking receptions and exhibit area access.


  • Speak one-on-one with vendors, all in one place
  • Discover new cutting edge products and services
  • Network and meet new people in the industry
  • Stay up-to-date on the latest technology trends
  • See technology in action through demonstrations
  • Attend conference seminar sessions
  • Research information needed to enhance your IT strategy
  • Local event right in your backyard!


  • CIO/CTO’s
  • IT Directors/Managers
  • Network Architects and Analysts
  • Data Center Managers
  • Network and Communications Managers
  • Systems Software Managers
  • Security and Recovery Specialists
  • Storage Architects

Use this VIP code: VIP15 when registering, to waive the registration fees.

Use this link to Register

Colleen DeCourcy, presentation at the Canadian Business Leadership Forum

Unfortunately, the verbal part of the presentation does not play very well on its own, without the visuals and magnetic presence of Colleen herself. Still, might be helpful to some people.

Colleen DeCourcy, chief digital officer, TBWA Worldwide – presentation at the Canadian Business Leadership Forum

Attend filming of the exclusive “Thinking the Unthinkables” debates

Attend the filming of the exclusive “Thinking the Unthinkables” debates on Nov. 20, 2008. The debates will take place at the Rogers offices in the Velma Rogers Theatre, 333 Bloor St. East.

As part of this group, you will witness a series of engaging debates moderated by Joe Chidley, Editor of Canadian Business and Steve Maich Executive Editor of Maclean’s. Topics will range from integration and immigration to the oil sands and education. You will also have the opportunity to participate in an audience question and answer session after each debate.

Don’t miss this opportunity to hear some of Canada’s brightest minds debating issues important to Canadians (speaker/topic details below). This event is FREE. RSVP to
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Leading Forward – A business forum for Canada’s Small and Mid-sized Companies

Wednesday, November 26, 2008
8:00 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Mississauga Convention Centre

Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to hear from some of the best small business thinkers in Canada as they discuss how to find growth in a struggling economy. This is a FREE event.

In the face of the ongoing US economic crisis that is pulling down economies around the world, 2009 promises to be a year of both challenge and opportunity for Canadian businesses. CEOs and other senior directors need significant exposure to expert opinion, new ideas and new strategies to maintain growth and competitive advantage. To facilitate this, SAP cordially invites you to the Small and Mid-sized Business Growth seminar to hear from a series of Canadian experts on the topic of Growth in 2009.

Conference Highlights:

David Thomson, best-selling author of Blueprint to a Billion & the upcoming Leading Forward

Ian Portsmouth, Editor, PROFIT Magazine

Gordon Heard, CA, Principal Advisor, IFRS in Canada

Reserve your space today. Space is limited.

For the complete agenda, visit