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Past Speakers & Contributors

Richard Branson

    Robin Sharma

      Mastin Kipp

        Agapi Stassinopoulos

          Bob Proctor

            Tony Hsieh

              Miki Agrawal

                Tonya Surman

                  November 19 & 20, 2016

                  Vancouver Convention Centre

                  999 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC V6C 3C1
                  Largest event celebrating Global Entrepreneurship Week in Canada

                  2016 Speakers

                  Hal Elrod

                  #1 Amazon Best-selling Author, "The Miracle Morning"

                  Hal is the author of one of the highest rated books in the world & creator of The Miracle Morning book series, also a Hall of Fame business achiever, ultra-marathon runner, creator of the Best Year Ever [Blueprint] live event.

                    Sarah Lubik

                    Director of Entrepreneurship, SFU

                    Sarah is a lecturer and Co-Champion of the Technology Entrepreneurship at SFU. She is the co-founder & Marketing Director of Lungfish Dive Systems. She was named one of Business in Vancouver’s Top 40 Under 40.

                      Charles Chang

                      President & Founder, Lyra Growth Partners

                      Former founder and president of Vega, Charles Chang led Vega to become an iconic lifestyle brand of clean, plant–based nutritional products sold in over 20,000 stores across North America, and sold it for $550 Million.

                        Jon Berghoff

                        Co-founder and Managing Partner of The Flourishing Leadership

                        Jon also serves on the Board for the Front Row Foundation, a wish organization that helps individuals who are braving a critical health challenge to experience the event of their dreams from the Front Row.

                          Jennifer Love

                          Founder of One More Woman

                          Jennifer is an entrepreneur, nationally-acclaimed mentor, business strategist & successful thought leader. She also writes for the Huffington Post focusing on entrepreneurship, fundraising, and gender disparity in the investment community.

                            Christian Cotichini

                            Angel Investor, Co-Founder of HeroX

                            Christian is an active angel investor, mentors startup entrepreneurs. He the founder of Absolute Software, a leader in computer security & asset management, and MAKE Technologies which was sold to Dell in 2012.

                              Warning: This event might change your life.
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                              Tonya SurmanFounding Executive Director, Centre For Social Innovation
                              “SociaLIGHT is the best and most energized event for entrepreneurship and leadership today.”
                              Allen LauFounder @ Wattpad

                              Why Should I Attend?

                              • Network with hundreds of like-minded startups, innovative entrepreneurs and leaders
                              • Connect with mentors, organizations & $100 Million+ in funding to take your vision into reality
                              • Learn from world class speakers to take your personal & professional success to new heights
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                              • Connect with an amazing pool of talent, startups, innovators, global brands & industry leaders
                              • Learn leading edge strategic insights and tips from top global thought leaders and innovators
                              • Discover the hottest new trends and be inspired by industry game changers and disruptors
                              • Network with influencers, startups, brands & community leaders committed to positive impact


                              SociaLIGHT is a for-profit corporation that provides empowerment & support to early stage startups, leaders & entrepreneurs through conferences, a membership platform and educational media content in Vancouver & Toronto. The brand, SociaLIGHT, is a spin off the modern day “Socialite” with a new spelling, meaning and acronym. The new SociaLIGHT is a “L.eader I.mpacting G.lobal H.umanity T.oday.” SociaLIGHT serves startups, entrepreneurs, and leaders to build thriving and sustainable businesses that have a positive global impact, and to foster systemic leadership & innovation that embodies the quadruple bottom line “Passion. People. Planet. Profit.” The conference celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week & brings together top brands, organizations and leaders who influence innovation and business success.


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                              20 Speakers. 1000 Minds. 2 Days. 40 Brands & Organizations.
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