Keynote Speakers

MC: Dave Kelly

Dave is recognized by many for his time as television co-host for CityTV Calgary’s Breakfast Television. Among many projects, Dave is the co-founder of a world-class production company, Kelly Brothers Productions. He and the team at Kelly Brothers love telling a good story – and they brings their experience in television, theatre, writing, teaching and hosting – to do just that. As a playwright, actor, MC, or producer, you’ll find ... Read More

Jamie Clarke

Over the last 20 years, Jamie Clarke has climbed the Seven Summits – including two treks up Mt. Everest – ridden camels across The Empty Quarter of Arabia and created two successful outdoor retail companies, firmly establishing himself as an authority in the business of adventure. With insights from the top of the world and the peaks of business success, companies and organizations including IBM, Audi, Kraft, and The Wall Street Journal seek out his ... Read More

Manjit Minhas

In her early 30s, Manjit Minhas, the petroleum engineering student turned beer baroness, is one of North America’s most exciting entrepreneurs. The alcohol industry has always been an old boys’ club, dominated by the male-run businesses of old. Minhas has been able to do what few ever thought possible—start from nothing and successfully enter the beer and spirits industry, undoubtedly one of the most competitive markets around, all as a ... Read More

Natalie Panek

Natalie is an intelligent, insightful, energetic speaker who infuses powerful storytelling with a down-to-earth personality. She brings an unrivaled passion for ideas that inspires audiences to embrace the learning process: demand the most of themselves, commit to a goal, and develop intellectual fortitude. Natalie is on a mission to inspire the next generation of female game-changers to dive head-first into challenges and pursue careers in ... Read More

Lisa ‘Longball’ Vlooswyk

How can you stay at the top of your game and perform at the highest level, year after year? Seven-time Canadian Long Drive Champion Lisa “Longball” Vlooswyk went from being a high-handicap recreational golfer to a professional player who hits farther than most men. In her highly-customized presentation, Lisa shows audiences the keys to achieving peak performance. With valuable lessons drawn from her experiences, Lisa’s insights can be immediately ... Read More