Ready to take your company to the next level?
VentureLAB, StartUp York and the Canadian Association of Marketing Professionals (CAMP) have partnered to bring this unique, 1/2 day marketing seminar focused on helping entrepreneurs succeed.
- A Social Media Strategy that drives leads to your business
- Search Engine Optimization made easy (please bring your laptop for this session)
- The Top 5 Marketing Tips from Startup to Success
Tuesday, May 3, 2016
9:00 am to 12 noon (registration opens at 8:30 am)
ventureLAB, 7271 Warden Avenue, Markham
About the Speakers:
Robert Burko, President and Founder, Elite Email – Keynote Speaker
Robert Burko is President and Founder of Elite Email and Elite Digital Agency, a world leader in digital marketing solutions. As one of Canada’s chief digital marketing specialists, Burko has appeared on national television, radio, podcasts, and in countless print publications and blogs across North America. He is one of only two authorized speakers for the Email Experience Council in Canada. He was also featured in the popular CBC documentary “The Selling Game” that focused on the social media industry. Burko is also a professor of Digital Marketing & Social Media at Seneca College.
Bassem Ghali, Founder & Head of Client Strategy, Green Lotus – Featured Speaker
Bassem is a search engine marketing strategist and speaker with more than 8 years of experience managing online marketing strategies for some of Canadian’s largest corporations including Canadian Tire
, Direct Energy
, and Toronto Star
– New in Homes. Demonstrated success in online marketing has led to speaking engagements at various events including Search Engine Strategies (SES) Toronto, University of Toronto, Ryerson University, Humber College, American Marketing Association, SOHO Business Expo, Online Revealed Canada Conference, Newmarket Chamber of Commerce and more.
Bassem is the driving force behind Green Lotus and has a knack for creating innovative online marketing strategies for medium, large businesses and non-profits.
Raheela Nanji, Founder, Ree Consulting
Raheela Nanji has an extremely strong Marketing background from the UK where she spent 16 years working in the private, public and charity sectors across B2B and B2C environments. Her career highlights include the strategic management of 9 million customer’s data when she worked at Sky, where a large element of her role was to create a personalized marketing strategy for each of these customers based on company aspirations and customer performance.
Emcee and Moderator: Lucas Chang, Co-founder, Y2
Lucas Chang is a community connector based in York Region. He is a co-founder of the Y2 start-up boot camp for high-school students (http://y2youth.org
), a co-lead for Start-up York Region (a chapter of start-up Canada – http://www.startupyork.ca), and building a community of server-side swift developers as part of the Perfectly Soft Team (http://perfect.org)
In previous lives, Lucas held senior operational leadership roles at TELUS and consulted at Accenture. Lucas holds a B.A. Honours degree in Political Science from Queen’s University and an MBA from the Rotman School of Business at the University of Toronto.