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TUESDAY, October 3, 2017

4:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

The Royal Conservatory of Music
273 Bloor Street West
Toronto, Ontario M5S 1W2

4:30 – 5:30 p.m. Registration and Networking
5:30 – 5:35 p.m. Welcome and Introductions
Allan Ebedes, President & CEO, Excellence Canada
5:35 – 5:40 p.m. Welcoming Address
Paul Hendrikse, Partner, Private Company Services,
PwC Canada
5:40 – 6:00 p.m. Keynote Address

Alan McLaren, CEO, InfinityComm
Allan is an accomplished executive with over thirty years of experience ranging from start-ups to global Fortune 500 public companies.As the CEO of InfinityComm, a creative marketing and communications firm, Alan has worked with hundreds of firms to drive successful marketing programs. He leads an amazing creative team that fuel ideas with inspiring and relevant content using the best outreach and engagement tactics to have a lasting positive impact on their clients.

Alan will speak on the importance of marketing for private businesses, with key insights on the role of social media.

6:00 – 6:35 p.m. Panel Discussion – Award Recipients
Moderated by: Allan Ebedes, President & CEO, Excellence Canada
6:35 – 6:55 p.m. Cocktail & Networking Break
6:55 – 7:55 p.m. Presentation of the Canadian Business Excellence Awards for Private Businesses
7:55 – 8:00 p.m. Closing Address
John Wilson, President, Founder & CEO, CEO Global Network
8:00 – 8:05 p.m. Closing Remarks
Allan Ebedes, President & CEO, Excellence Canada
8:05 -8:30 p.m. Networking


Excellence Canada gratefully acknowledges the support of the following
sponsors and supporters of Canadian Excellence.

Presenting Sponsor

Industry Sponsor

CEOGlobal Network

Media Sponsor

Vidium Media Productions