8:00 Doors Open: Coffee + Registration
9:00 The Power of Etsy with Jillian Logee
Jillian Logee will discuss the impact of opening an Etsy Shop and the impact it has when consumers shop small. She will be profiling and sharing the experiences of some local makers, and will talk about her own experience as a market organizer for Etsy Canada.
9:45 The Ins and Outs of Influencer Marketing Panel
Learn about the process of influencer marketing from social media stars and influencer marketing professionals in this fascinating panel.
Moderated by Mike Morrison
10:15 Coffee + Snack Break
10:25 The Art of the Personal Brand
Mike Payne of thisisfancy.ca will illustrate the importance and art of developing a personal brand. This is a not-to-be-missed session for anyone building their business.
11:00 Creating Your Own Dream Job Panel
Want to know what it takes to give up one career path and go down a completely different one? Our five panelists will discuss their process in creating their dream jobs.
11:30 Creative Partnerships: Market Collective + Camp Brand Goods
Ever wonder what it would be like to start a business with your BFF? Or maybe even your significant other? We can't wait for this thought-provoking discussion between two very successful creative partnerships.
12:15pm KEYNOTE PRESENTATION - Sarah Dubbeldam of Darling
Sarah Dubbeldam founded Darling, a multi-media company that is positively redefining female-driven digital, social and print content in 2011 and serves as CEO of Darling Media and Editor-in-Chief of Darling Magazine. Darling is the only women's magazine that does not retouch women's skin or bodies and seeks to represent all sizes, ages and ethnicities. The cultural phenomenon Sarah has created can be seen in the hashtags #thatsdarling, #darlingmovement and #darlingweekend that have been using more than 15 million times on social media.
1:15 Secrets of Online Business
What is the secret to getting great online sales? Planning out your social media presence? Creating great content and images that make people want to follow through with a purchase? These are all questions that we'd like answers to. Looking forward to our panelists thoughts on the secrets to online business.
1:40 - 10 Ways of Optimizing Creativity with Kelly Hofer
Photographer Kelly Hofer shares his tips for optimizing creativity.
2:20 Ice Cream Break with Made by Marcus
2:30 Content Creation Panel
Learn about how to keep up with your content creation with these four talented bloggers and writers. Get the scoop on editorial calendars, planning content while travelling and publishing tips.
3:00 How Businesses Can Use Influencer Marketing with Jessica Fralick
Learn how to work with influencers to help spread the word about your business.
3:30 Afternoon Keynote: THE STORY OF MANDY STOBO
4:30 After Party!