The Change Leadership Conference Toronto.
When: Wednesday, May 31st 2017
Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre Canada (222 Bremner Blvd, Toronto, ON M5V 3L9)
What time: 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM
Who should attend: Leaders, Managers, Professionals, Entrepreneurs, and Organizations
Leading Change and Innovation in Today’s Fast-Paced Environment
Change has never been as dynamic as it is today. One of the biggest challenges facing organizations is the increasing need to keep abreast and ahead of the rapid pace of change. Leaders at all levels are constantly being confronted by changes in the area of technology, digital trends, customer expectations, data management, disruptive innovation etc. Alongside these changes are regulatory controls, and an ever-changing political environment.
With these rapid changes come the responsibility for leaders to successfully lead their teams and to create a culture that is able to respond to change better and faster. As a Leader, Manager, Team Leader or Business Owner, it is often your responsibility to set the pace, and keep abreast of industry and market trends in order to respond to change quickly, and help your team navigate through these transitions.
There are tried and proven methods that can help you respond to change better and faster, thereby leading you to successful outcomes and higher returns on investment. At this Change Leadership event, our expert speakers and panel will share the change leadership tools, strategies and innovative practices that participants can adopt to successfully lead change and innovation in today’s fast-paced business environment.
Why You Should Attend?
The most common critical factor to succeeding in today’s fast-paced business environment is ‘leadership’, and John C. Maxwell articulates it best when he says “Everything rises and falls on Leadership“.
This one-day event is designed to provide you with the tools, strategies and knowledge to help you lead and succeed in today’s environment.
- Create a culture of change and increase your influence
- Hear real-life case studies on leading change and innovation
- Increase ROIs from change initiatives in your organization
- Learn how to respond to change better and faster
- Better harness your teams in leading and managing resistance to change
Network with CEO’s and senior business leaders.
7:30am – 8.00am
VIP Registration, Breakfast, Networking, Pictures and Meet & Greet with John C. Maxwell
8:00am – 9:00am
Breakfast Session on ‘How to Create a Culture of Change’ with John C. Maxwell (VIP Passes only)
8:30am – 9:30am
Professional & General Registration, Tea/ Coffee Reception, Networking and Exhibitions
9:30am – 10:00am
Opening Remarks, and ‘Disruptive Leadership – Canada 150’ with Paul Alofs, President and CEO, The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation
10:00am – 11:30am
‘How to Lead with Influence’ and a Q&A session with John C. Maxwell,
11:30am – 12:30pm
Networking Lunch (VIP & Professional Passes only), Pictures and Exhibition
12:30pm – 2:00pm
‘Disruptive Thinking and Innovation: How to respond Better & Faster’, and Q&A Session with Jeremy Gutsche
2:00pm – 2:30pm
Tea/ Coffee Break, Exhibition
2:30pm – 4:00pm
Panel Discussion on Leading Innovation and Disruption and Q&A Session.
What to expect?
- Presentation and Q&A with John Maxwell on Leading with Influence
- Presentation and Q&A with Disruptive Innovation Expert Jeremy Gutsche Disruptive thinking
- Panel of Industry Experts on Leading Change and Innovation
- VIP Leadership Breakfast Meeting with John Maxwell on Creating a Culture of Change
- Coffee and Tea Reception
- Professional Networking Lunch
- Book Signing Opportunities with Speakers
- Great Team Building Opportunity with Group Discounts Available
- Business Products and Services Discounts
This event will take place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, a convention complex located in Toronto, Ontario, Canada along Front Street West in the former Railway Lands in Downtown Toronto.
In 2014, he was identified as the #1 leader in business by the American Management Association® and the world’s most influential leadership expert by Business Insider and Inc. magazine. For six years, Maxwell has been voted the top leadership professional on LeadershipGurus.net.
Called America’s top leadership authority, Maxwell received the Mother Teresa Prize for Global Peace and Leadership from the Luminary Leadership Network in 2014.
As the founder of the John Maxwell Company, the John Maxwell Team, and EQUIP, he has trained more than 5 million leaders in nearly every country of the world. Each year, Maxwell speaks to Fortune 500 companies, presidents of nations, and many of the world’s top business leaders.
“We have seen a positive impact on our business since we brought john in to speak to our global leadership team. His influence and teachings lifted our leaders and improved our leadership capability. We look forward to having him back.” – Kevin Turner, Chief Operating Officer. Microsoft Corporation
“John’s passion and commitment to others’ growth and development far surpasses others’ leadership teachings. He gives you the expertise when you do not have the experience … Every leader should attend an event with John Maxwell.” - Dianna Kokoszka, President, MAPS Coaching, Keller Williams
Jeremy Gutsche is an award-winning innovation expert, “one of the most sought-after keynote speakers on the planet” and the CEO of Trend Hunter – the world’s largest, most popular trends & innovation website, with over 2 billion total page views from 100,000,0000 people.
Prior to Trend Hunter, Jeremy grew a $1 billion portfolio for a bank, and today, over 400 brands, billionaires and CEOs seek him to reinvent their management, strategy, and culture of innovation to better adapt to time periods of rapid change. He’s even helped NASA prototype the Journey to Mars!
Gutsche shows audiences how to use methodical innovation to generate ideas and kick-start creativity during times of change. He possesses a unique perspective on innovation in the business context, and draws on his background in corporate strategy to provide inspiration and tools to generate ideas, stimulate creativity and unlock potential.
He is the author of New York Times bestseller Better and Faster: The Proven Path to Unstoppable Ideas, #1 on Amazon and a CEO Read “Select” book for CEOs, entrepreneurs, and managers. His first business book, Exploiting Chaos, was named an Inc. Best Book for Business Owners, and was a #1 bestseller on the 800 CEO Read list. He holds an MBA from Queen’s, is a CFA, and studied innovation at Stanford’s Graduate School of Business.
“He’s a bestselling author who will teach you game-changing beliefs, cutting edge frameworks and powerful ideas so that you can create lasting connections with customers while providing value, leveraging creative thought and harnessing chaos.” – Retail Bankers Association
“When the CEO of Sony, Victoria’s Secret or NBC Universal require top-tier consulting or when IBM requires ‘The Perfect Kickoff’ for 6,500 top clients, or when NASA needs to prototype the mission to Mars, they rely on Jeremy Gutsche, “one of the most sought-after keynote speakers on the planet” (The Sun) and “The Rockstar of Keynote Speakers” (Meeting Professionals International)