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Personal Branding: Leadership Panel & Networking Event

Raeallan

Monday, 12 August 2013 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (EDT)

Toronto, ON

Personal Branding: Leadership Panel & Networking Event

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Personal Branding: Leadership Panel and Networking event

Do you know your Brand?  Why is it important? What is a Personal Brand? How do you leverage it in your personal and professional life?

Join our panel of industry experts as they share their expertise on Personal Branding and answer your questions. Then spend the rest of the evening networking with panelists and guests. Discover, inspire and develop your leadership skills and take them to the next level.


WHEN: Monday, August 12, 6:30pm-9:30pm

WHERE: Hart House, 7 Hart House Circle, Toronto, ON M5S 3H3, 416.978.2452

COST: $20 online via Eventbrite. $30 at the door


OUR PANEL OF BRAND LEADERS

Bobby Umar (Host), President and Leadership Catalyst, Raeallan

Ron Tite, President of The Tite Group

Katia Millar, Founder and Chief Inspiration Officer, Positive Fabulous Women

Andy Strote, Principal, Director of Strategic Creative, Context Creative

Cher Jones, Social Media Trainer, Socially Active

Mira Sirotic, Regional Director, Certified Management Accountants of Ontario


OUR FEATURED MENTORS

Ryan Rowe, Household Water Specialist, The Water Institute at UNC

Jeff Waldman, Founder of Stratify and SocialHRCamp

Melyssa Moniz, Author of Live Your Passion and the co-founder of P.O.S.E. Dance Company

Paul Nazareth, Philanthropic Advisor. Networking Enthusiast. Social Business Evangelist

Jonathan La Greca, Director of Innovation at Hotspex


AGENDA

6:30pm: Arrivals, registrations, meet n' greet

7:15pm: Opening remarks and Host introduces the panel

7:25pm: Each panelist delivers brief talk on Personal Branding

7:45pm: Host asks a series of planned questions

8:05pm: Q&A from the audience

8:30pm: Final thoughts from the panel

8:40pm-9:30pm: Networking and ideas exchange 


Guests to this event will receive a special discount code to our next event -- a Personal Branding Workshop, Aug 19, 6:00pm-9:00pm, where you will dive deep to understand and discover your personal brand and then create your very own Personal Brand Statement and action plan. Link is here: http://raeallanpersonalbrandingworkshop.eventbrite.ca 



PANELIST BIOS

Ron TitePresident of The Tite Group

 

Trained at the legendary Second City, Ron Tite has been an actor, comedian, speaker, host, and award-winning advertising writer and Executive Creative Director.

 

Named one of the Top 10 Creative Canadians by Marketing Magazine, he has also written for a number of television series, penned a children’s book, and wrote, performed and produced the play, The Canadian Baby Bonus. He has created advertising campaigns for clients including Air France, Evian, Kraft, Intel, Microsoft, Volvo, and many others. His work has been recognized by The London International Advertising Awards, The New York Festivals of Advertising, The Crystals, The Extras, The Canadian Marketing Association, The Marketing Awards and others.

 

In demand as a speaker on Creativity, Innovation, Personal Branding, Marketing & Advertising, and Corporate Strategy, Ron has spoken to audiences all over North America.

 

Currently, he is President of The Tite Group, a content marketing agency based in Toronto, and Chief Content Curator for Dx3 Canada.

Trained at the legendary Second City, Ron’s been a comedian, speaker, host, and award-winning advertising writer and Executive Creative Director. Currently, he is President of The Tite Group, a content marketing agency based in Toronto, and Chief Content Curator for Dx3 Canada.


Katia Millar, Founder and Chief Inspiration Officer, Positive Fabulous Women

Katia Millar (B. Comm.) is the Founder & Chief Inspirational Officer of Positive Fabulous Women™; a Mentor, Speaker, and Leader. She’s also a Networking Maven & Social Media Expert. Her background includes over 18 years of experience in a myriad of roles in Marketing Communications, Project Management, and Business Development as well as travel to over 25 countries.

Although travel and the corporate world offered temptations of their own, Katia could not ignore her longing for a more fulfilling and authentic life experience. In January 2008, Katia launched Positive Fabulous Women with the goal of connecting, inspiring, and empowering women to live a life of passion & purpose through energizing Toronto events and an active social media presence. The message of PFW has since resonated with a community 8,000 women who flock to PFW both online and offline for support, connection, inspiration, and heart-centred networking opportunities.

Outside of PFW, Katia enjoys life as a proud mother of two teenage boys, a health & yoga fanatic, avid reader, and master juggler of all.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/KatiaMillar
Twitter: www.twitter.com/KatiaMillar
LinkedIn: ca.linkedin.com/in/KatiaMillar


Andy Strote, Principal, Director of Strategic Creative, Context Creative

Andy is the founder or co-founder of three successful communications and interactive companies: Context Creative, Fireworks Creative and Red Line Design. In these capacities he has served some of Canada’s leading corporations, government ministries and not-for-profit organizations.

 

While Andy can be as enamored as a teenager with the newest digital toy on the horizon, and will likely be playing with it for his personal evaluation, he is very pragmatic in his counsel to clients. In his view, it’s less about the technology, and much more about organizations forging trusted emotional connections with specific audiences.

Andy’s clients, present and past, include Toronto Hydro, Hydro One, Indspire, Bruce Power, Enbridge Gas Distribution, Echo: Improving Women’s Health in Ontario, Canada Health Infoway, Equity Financial Trust, The Canadian Centre for Ethics and Corporate Policy, The Ontario Trails Council, The IdeaCity Conference and the Ontario Ministry of the Environment.

His entrepreneurial career is based on solid advertising and marketing experience as an award-winning creative director and writer for national and multi-national advertising agencies working across all media.

In addition to his work at Context Creative, Andy is past President of the Board of Directors at Volunteer Toronto, an organization that connects volunteers to volunteer opportunities across our city. He also fundraises for medical research by cajoling friends and colleagues into sponsoring his crazy long bike rides.


Cher Jones, Social Media Trainer, Socially Active

Cher is a social media trainer with the love of technology hard wired into her personality. She's always connecting on Linkedin, Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest and Instagram, testing new mobile apps, or reading the latest tech news sites and blogs. As an accomplished corporate communications and PR professional with over 15 years of experience, she has worked with several leading Canadian companies the City of Toronto and the Ontario Government. Through her company SociallyActive, Cher provides fun and highly engaging workshops, coaching sessions, talks and keynotes about social media and personal branding. She`s often invited to share her knowledge and experience at conventions, corporate events and on industry panels. In her spare time, Cher mentors tech entrepreneurs at INcubes, regularly appears on the CBC show Steven and Chris testing wacky as seen on TV products, and working on her new YouTube show BRANDed New You (coming soon!).Cher is a social media trainer with the love of technology hard wired into her personality. An accomplished corporate communications and PR professional with over 15 years of experience, she has worked with several leading Canadian companies the City of Toronto and the Ontario Government. Through her company SociallyActive, Cher provides fun and highly engaging workshops, coaching sessions, talks and keynotes about social media and personal branding. 


Mira Sirotic, CMA, Regional Marketing Director
– Certified Management Accountants of Ontario

Mira joined CMA Ontario in Sept. 2007 after working 10 years for Imperial Oil Limited (IOL). During her time at IOL, she held eight diverse roles in seven different business units. From financial reporting & analysis, product costing, business planning and process improvement to capital budgeting, internal controls, business reorganizations and major IT systems implementations, Mira has had many opportunities to apply her CMA training that combines accounting, management and strategy. While busy with formal work responsibilities at IOL, Mira further developed her personal brand by contributing to Junior Achievement, the United Way, the Joint Health & Safety Committee and Calgary Social Club. Prior to IOL, Mira applied her skills at HBC’s Internal Audit Dept., Manulife, and The McMichael Canadian Art Collection.

 

Mira, a graduate from UWaterloo’s School of Accountancy, loves to share her career insights, and the many lessons she learns from industry, to help people become successful. Over the past six years, she has been invited to support numerous conferences and special events where she has delivered many workshops, presentations and keynote addresses on topics such as networking, presentation skills, how to present a business plan to investors, value creation and her “6 Ps” talk about personal branding. Her mission is to help people maximize their potential…and she hopes to support you in your growth and development.

 

Feel free to contact her at msirotic@cmaontario.org, 416-482-5556 or Mira Cma on Facebook.
LinkedIn: http://ca.linkedin.com/in/mirasiroticcma

 

Bobby Umar, President and Leadership Catalyst, Raeallan (HOST)

Bobby draws on his diverse background in brand marketing, engineering and the performing arts over a 20-year career to lead Raeallan (www.raeallan.com), whose mission is to discover, inspire and develop leadership in generations X & Y. 50,000+ people across Canada have experienced Bobby’s high-energy keynotes, interactive teambuilding activities, and engaging workshops. He is a leading authority on authentic Connection and heart-based Leadership.

Bobby’s varied career has included brand marketing for companies such as Kraft and Unilever for Dove Masterbrand, working specifically on the Campaign for Real Beauty. While working at Bombardier as an Aerospace Design Engineer, he founded and ran a musical theatre company, where he supervised a team of over 100 people. Bobby is also a comedic actor, having graduated from Second City.

Bobby is a passionate Leadership expert on Personal Branding, Networking and Social Media. Named one of the top 10 business coaches to follow on twitter, he hosts a weekly tweetchat called #PoCchat every Monday at 11am that has reached over 55 million impressions. Bobby is dedicated to causes embracing youth and diversity including Shad Valley and Nspire Network.

Bobby has spoken at TEDx 4 times and is an Executive Education instructor for DeGroote School of Business. He has been a board Director of NetIP and Bad Dog Theatre. Most recently, Bobby will be the host of two new TV shows -- "Have Your S.A.Y. (South Asian Youth)" on TV One and "Next Gen View" for Regent Park Focus TV to be shown on Rogers TV. Lastly, Bobby is a fiercely proud new dad. He has never lost a thumb war, ever.

Twitter: @raehanbobby

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Why Personal Branding?

To be selected for increasingly responsibly positions, you must harness your personal brand. Your personal brand, the impression you project, can be managed much like a corporate brand. Personal branding leadership is the positioning strategy behind the world’s most successful people. The art of personal brand leadership is what keeps senior managers moving up the ladder.

Everyone has a personal brand, but most people are not aware of this and do not manage this strategically, consistently and effectively. As leaders, you need to take ownership of your own brand so you can affect how others perceive you. With an authentic personal brand, your strongest characteristics, attributes, and values can separate you from the crowd. Without this, you look just like everyone else.

 

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About Raeallan

Raeallan is a transformational training, speaking and leadership development company. Our mission is to Discover, Inspire and Develop Leadership in Generations X & Y. Why? Because many leaders are lost at times in their academic, professional and personal journeys. We believe that every person is born to be made into a leader. We want to help you find that Leadership path of passion and purpose that gets you fired up every day tomake a difference. Raeallan was founded Bobby Umar, an award-winning developer and teacher of programs designed to motivate senior executives, business professionals, and students. 

For more information about Raeallan, visit www.raeallan.com

  

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Hart House, Music Room
7 Hart House Cir
Toronto, ON M5S
Canada

Monday, 12 August 2013 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (EDT)


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Raeallan

Raeallan is a transformational training, speaking and leadership development company. Our mission is to Discover, Inspire and Develop Leadership in Generations X & Y. Why? Because many leaders are lost at times in their academic, professional and personal journeys. We believe that every person is born to be made into a leader. We want to help you find that Leadership path of passion and purpose that gets you fired up every day to make a difference. Raeallan was founded Bobby Umar, an award-winning developer and teacher of programs designed to motivate senior executives, business professionals, and students. 

For more information about Raeallan, visit www.raeallan.com

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