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Canadian Business’s inaugural CB Evolution summit is taking place from October 16 - 24, and will focus on the intersection of entrepreneurship, innovation and technology. Powered by the pages of CB’s fall issue, CB Evolution will bring together Canada’s business leaders and entrepreneurs from every sector at some of Toronto’s most contemporary venues and innovative workspaces for thought-provoking programming and in-person networking events. 

Entrepreneurship: What I Wish I Knew powered by Canadian Business and American Express Canada


Inspired by How I Made It, the dynamic feature package in the small business month issue of Canadian Business, this thought leadership panel will focus on the evolution of entrepreneurship in Canada. How do entrepreneurs make it? And how do they turn their visions into reality? CB Evolution’s marquee event takes place at Luma on October 24 and will welcome leading Canadian entrepreneurs including:


  • Phanikar Yenamandra, vice president, cardmember & client engagement, international card services, American Express Canada.
  • Chelsee Pettit, founder, ᐋᓃᓐ aaniin
  • Morley Ivers, co-founder & ceo, Cookin
  • Fatima Zaidi, co-founder & ceo, Quill
  • Moderated by Jason Maghanoy, publisher, Canadian Business


Date: Tuesday, October 24, 2023
Time: 6:00pm to 8:30pm
Where: Luma, TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King St W, 2nd Floor, Toronto, ON
What: Thought leadership panel followed by networking; Wine and canapés will be served.
Cost: Complimentary for TL Insider members; $35 General Admission

General Terms
If you have any questions about this event, please email
Refund Policy
We accept refunds up to 48 hours in advance of the event.
Age Restriction
This is a 19+ event.  Please have ID present on-site.
Please drink responsibly.