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Canadian Business magazine’s inaugural How I Made It talk series will take place on Wednesday, October 12, 2022, at Microsoft Canada’s downtown Toronto headquarters in CIBC Square. The one-day summit will feature a catalogue of mini talks, breakout sessions and networking opportunities, all focused on the future of entrepreneurship and ideas powered by Canadian Business.

Together with our Signature Partner, Amazon Canada, as well as Microsoft Canada, Elle Cuisine, Oliver & Bonacini and the Business Development Bank of Canada, CB’s How I Made It talk series will position Canada's entrepreneurial landscape front and centre—addressing hot topics such as eCommerce, brand development, product innovation, sustainability and culture in a dynamic environment. 

Featured guest speakers and panelists include:

Karen Danudjaja, Co-founder & CEO, Blume
Chris Barry, President, Microsoft Canada
Sinead Bovell, Model, Futurist, AI and Future of Work Expert

Jenn Harper, Founder and CEO, Cheekbone Beauty.

Derrick Fung, Founder & CEO, Drop

Robin Goodfellow, Owner, VELA and Founder, Little Bones Beverage Company

Michael Katchen, Founder & CEO, Wealthsimple
Tamir Bar Haim, managing director & head of global expansion, Amazon Ads
Saad Siddiqui, founder & CEO, Bonsai
Elke Rubach, president, Rubach Wealth


Date: Wednesday, October 12, 2022
Time: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm ET 
Where: Microsoft Canada (44th Floor), 81 Bay St, CIBC Square
What: A one-day summit featuring mini talks, breakout sessions and networking opportunities. 

Ticket includes access to the mini talk series, your choice of one (1) breakout session, as well as breakfast, lunch and beverages, and entry into the 5 x 7 cocktail reception to close The Summit.


9:00 am: Registration

10:00 am: Breakfast

10:45 am: Welcome Address

11:00 am: Keynote Fireside Chat with Sinead Bovell

12:00 pm: Networking Lunch

1:30 pm: How I Made It talk series

3:00 pm: Intermission and Coffee Break

3:30 pm: Three (3) Breakout Sessions

5:00 pm: Networking with drinks & canapes

6:00 pm: Canadian Business Insider Fireside Chat with Chris Barry

7:00pm: Close and End

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.