Events

Sep
13
Wed
Save The Date – 10th Annual Golf Tournament @ Osprey Valley Golf
Sep 13 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

More details to follow.

Sep
20
Wed
TORONTO: Private CEO Luncheon @ Bennett Jones LLP
Sep 20 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

John Wilson, Founder and CEO, CEO Global Network, and Hugh MacKinnon, Chairman and CEO, Bennett Jones LLP are hosting a Private CEO Luncheon on September 20, 2017. This roundtable discussion will be with 16 CEOs.

We will be discussing two topics of great interest to CEOs:

  • How to find, attract and keep the high potential high performers and 
  • How to develop a culture of accountability 

This is an exclusive, invitation only luncheon. 
If you are interested in attending, please contact Jen Wilson at jenwilson@ceoglobalnetwork.com.

Sep
21
Thu
CALGARY: Private CEO Luncheon @ Bennett Jones LLP
Sep 21 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Jon Ouellette, President, CEO Global Network, Western Canada is hosting a Private CEO Luncheon on September 21, 2017. This roundtable discussion will be with 14 Calgary CEOs.

We will be discussing two topics of great interest to CEOs:

  • How to find, attract and keep the high potential high performers and 
  • How to develop a culture of accountability 

This is an exclusive, invitation only luncheon. 
If you are interested in attending, please contact Jon at jouellette@ceoglobalnetwork.com.

Sep
28
Thu
HAMILTON: Private CEO Luncheon @ Lawrie Insurance Group
Sep 28 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

John Wilson, Founder and CEO, CEO Global Network, Tim Hardman, Group Leader, CEO Global Network and Dan Lawrie, CEO, Lawrie Insurance Group are hosting a Private CEO Luncheon on September 28, 2017. This roundtable discussion will be with 14 CEOs from the Hamilton and Burlington region.

We will be discussing two topics of great interest to CEOs:

  • How to find, attract and keep the high potential high performers and 
  • How to develop a culture of accountability 

This is an exclusive, invitation only luncheon. 
If you are interested in attending, please contact Tim Hardman at thardman@ceoglobalnetwork.com.

Oct
5
Thu
TORONTO: What CEOs need to know about the latest Cyber Security developments. @ The Lambton Golf & Country Club
Oct 5 @ 7:30 am – 9:30 am

The threat landscape continues to evolve and more sophisticated hacks are becoming mainstream, affecting small and large organizations alike.

In this session, you will learn the right questions you need to be asking, where to allocate resources for the best ROI, and how to earn the confidence of your board, customers, and business partners.


Featuring

Joe Graci

President, Interwork Technologies

As President of Interwork Technologies, Joe Graci leads a high growth North American cyber security distribution business with over 2,000 Solution Provider and technology manufacturer relationships.  He’s led the business through 5 consecutive years of growth and was recently awarded the Canadian Business Excellence Award by Excellence Canada & PwC.  Interwork also earned the Channel Innovation Award and voted as the Top Specialty Distributor for 3 consecutive years by eChannel News. 

Joe understands cyber security challenges from the CEO seat and offers partners practical advice on how organizations can cost-effectively increase their cyber security posture.  For more information, visit www.interwork.com and www.joegraci.com.


Hosted By

Allan Ebedes, CEO Group Leader, CEO Global Network

An experienced business leader and entrepreneur, Allan is currently President & CEO of Excellence Canada and has a demonstrated track record of visionary leadership and corporate success. 

 

Scott Ray, CEO Group Leader, CEO Global Network

Scott has over 25 years of strategic leadership experience consistently driving domestic and international expansion for companies such as IBM, Air Canada, Cineplex, LoyaltyOne, and Etihad Airways.

 

Oct
19
Thu
GREAT CEOs Speaker Series – Daniel Pink @ Mississauga Convention Centre
Oct 19 @ 7:45 am – 12:30 pm

Daniel Pink

Best-Selling Author, To Sell Is Human, Drive and A Whole New Mind.

The Cascade Effect: How Small Wins Can Transform Your Organization

Daniel H. Pink is one of the best-selling nonfiction authors of the last decade. His 5 books on work, business, and behaviour have been translated into 35 languages and have sold more than 2 million copies worldwide.

His books include:

To Sell is Human: The Surprising Truth About Moving Others. A #1 best seller on The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Washington Post lists and winner of the American Marketing Association’s Berry Book Prize for the year’s best book on marketing.

Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us. #1 New York Times best seller. 159 weeks on the New York Times best seller lists. National bestseller in Japan and the UK.

A Whole New Mind: Why Right-Brainers Will Rule the Future. 96 weeks on the New York Times best seller lists. Freshman Read at several US colleges and universities. In 2008, Oprah Winfrey gave away 4,500 copies of the book to Stanford University’s graduating class when she was the school’s commencement speaker.

The Adventures of Johnny Bunko: The Last Career Guide You’ll Ever Need. The first American business book in the Japanese comic format known as manga and the only graphic novel to appear on the BusinessWeek best seller list. Named an American Library Association best graphic novel for teens.

Free Agent Nation: The Future of Working for Yourself. Washington Post best seller. Named by the U.S. Department of Labor as a Book That Shaped Work in America over the last 100 years.

Pink was host and co-executive producer of “Crowd Control,” a television series about human behaviour on the National Geographic Channel. He also appears frequently on NPR’s Hidden Brain, the PBS NewsHour, and other TV and radio networks in the US and abroad.

He has been a contributing editor at Fast Company and Wired as well as a business columnist for The Sunday Telegraph. His articles and essays have also appeared in The New York Times, Harvard Business Review, The New Republic, Slate, and other publications. In 2007, he was a Japan Society Media fellow in Tokyo, where he studied the country’s massive comic industry.

In 2015, London-based Thinkers 50 named him, alongside Michael Porter and Clayton Christensen, as one of the top 10 business thinkers in the world.

Pink’s TED Talk on the science of motivation is one of the 10 most-watched TED Talks of all time, with more than 19 million views. His RSA Animate video about the ideas in his book, Drive, has collected more than 14 million views.

He currently serves on the advisory boards of RiseSmart, Betterment Institutional, Heleo, and Hubspot.

Before venturing out on his own nearly 20 years ago, Dan worked in several positions in politics and government, including serving from 1995 to 1997 as chief speechwriter to Vice President Al Gore.

He received a BA from Northwestern University, where he was a Truman Scholar and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa, and a JD from Yale Law School. He has also received honorary degrees from Georgetown University, the Pratt Institute, the Ringling College of Art and Design, and Westfield State University.

Pink and his wife live in Washington, DC. They have three children — a college sophomore, a high school senior, and an eighth grader.

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