National Bank is an integrated group that provides comprehensive financial services to consumers, small and medium-sized enterprises and large corporations in its core market, while offering specialized services elsewhere in the world. It is the sixth largest bank in Canada and the leading bank in Quebec. As the bank of entrepreneurs, National Bank has 1,325 employees exclusively dedicated to serving business clients and $14 million donated to 7 programs and partnerships supporting entrepreneurship; in 2017 alone, over 14,300 businesses have chosen National Bank to power their ideas. National Bank has branches in almost every province in Canada, as well as numerous representative offices, subsidiaries and partnerships, through which it can serve clients in the United States, Europe and other parts of the world.
*National Bank is a brand name used by National Bank of Canada
TruShield Insurance is dedicated to helping you protect the business that you’ve worked hard to build and grow. As the small business division of Northbridge Financial Corporation, TruShield Insurance has been protecting Canadian businesses for more than 90 years. And when it comes to insuring your business, they’ll provide you with the property, general liability and automobile coverage you need. You can also look to them for life, disability, critical illness, and group health insurance for businesses with one or more employees. It’s all the coverage you need with the flexibility to make changes as your business evolves.
UPS was founded in 1907 as a messenger company in the United States, and has since grown into a multi-billion-dollar corporation by clearly focusing on the goal of enabling commerce around the globe. Today UPS, or United Parcel Service Inc., is a global company with one of the most recognized and admired brands in the world. As the largest express carrier and package delivery company in the world, they are also a leading provider of specialized transportation, logistics, capital, and e-commerce services. Every day, they manage the flow of goods, funds, and information in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide.
Amber Mac has keynoted, hosted, and moderated more than 300 events around the world, with audiences varying in size from thousands to highly-targeted smaller groups benefiting from her cutting edge tech wisdom and insights. More than that, Amber and her team are available to help promote your event on social media to her 2+ million followers and can provide guidance in other areas as well. Amber has more than a decade of experience hosting television shows and appearing as a technology expert on G4TechTV, CBC, CTV, CNN, CityTV, ABC, and Fast Company.
Nearly as old as the Internet itself, GoDaddy was born to give people an easy, affordable way to get their ideas online. Today, we have more than 13 million customers around the world, but our goal is much the same. We’re here to help people easily start, confidently grow and successfully run their own ventures. We connect with our customers and dream up digital masterpieces in state-of-the-art offices. We’re located in the world’s hottest tech corridors – Silicon Valley, Cambridge, Seattle, Hyderabad, Belfast and Phoenix.
Vistaprint, a Cimpress company, empowers millions of business owners worldwide to market themselves professionally. Our wide range of quality products and affordable prices, along with design tools suited to every skill level and need, mean everyone can create the customized materials they need to get their message across.
Since 1954 the Direct Sellers Association of Canada has established and upheld rigorous standards, ethics and good business practices as the recognized voice of our industry. DSA Canada is a family of competitors using combined strengths to ensure fairness in regulations and gain credibility & respect within government. As an industry that connects close to 800,000 Canadians to entrepreneurial opportunity and enrichment, DSA Canada provides assurance of member company integrity and a foundation of trust for independent sales contractors (ISCs) and consumers. Their mission is to promote, serve and protect the interests of member companies and independent direct sellers marketing their products, and ensure the highest level of business ethics and service to consumers.
For a Direct Selling Company looking to expand, Canada offers the ideal market: a stable economy, positive consumer acceptance of channel, entrenched direct selling market and a strong well-established DSA.
At The Toronto Congress Centre, we pride ourselves on continually redefining excellence and staying ahead of the curve. Our world-class infrastructure enables us to extend carte blanche to clients in creating environments which fulfill their visions, expectations and corporate culture.
From the outset, we have adhered to the principle that the small details often have the greatest impact. Just as our attention to detail can be seen in the classic, clean lines of the Centre’s architecture and decor, it can be easily witnessed in our approach to customer experience – GEM®.
The Lavin Agency is the world’s largest intellectual talent agency, representing leading thinkers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, consulting, and endorsements.
As a speakers bureau, The Lavin Agency only works with an elite group of active C-Level executives, scientists, economists, journalists, academics, and public intellectuals. All clients have day jobs, which means they have front-line experience and their presentations are constantly being refreshed by new ideas. The Lavin Agency does not work with professional speakers, ex-athletes, or ex-anything – only thinkers and doers who are changing the world for the better. Over 50 of their clients have spoken at TED, many of whom were discovered by the agency long before they had a million+ views on TED.com.