NINE impactful breakout sessions are designed to inspire answers for participants. Case studies with workplace-ready solutions, panel discussions with practical takeaways and presentations on engaging and informative topics; structured in a way to offer participants maximum flexibility. 

 

GROWING UP

Understand how emerging companies are using innovation to foster growth. Learn more about successful, inventive strategies to navigate growing pains on the journey to maturity, overcoming regulatory challenges and financing growth.

GROWING WITH EXPERIENCE

Learn effective ways to focus your sales, improve your team performance and pursue exports, across provinces or across the globe. Take away hands-on, applicable solutions to everyday business development challenges.

 
 
 

 INDUSTRY 4.0

Understand how the fourth industrial revolution will affect your business this decade. The internet of things, digital revolution, smart factory – these Industry 4.0 hot topics are popping up everywhere. Learn what it means to you, as a manufacturer, today.

LEAN SAFETY

See how LEAN and safety go hand in hand. Internalize the business case for safety and predict common barriers along the way. Learn to apply LEAN employee engagement philosophy to create a safer, smarter workplace with front-line buy in. 

 
 
 

COMPETITIVE COLLABORATION

Benefit from a moderated discussion with companies who used connections to find and build businesses, working together to access new clients and markets. Explore strategic collaboration with competitors, supply chain providers and more. See how these firms created better products, together.

HUMAN RIGHTS VS. SAFETY

How far does accommodation have to go? Join our panel of experts for an open discussion on legal, safety, business and people perspectives. Learn how others have achieved balanced solutions when human rights conflict with safety.

 
 
 

BRANDED LOYALTY

Learn how to create a brand movement. Embrace a grass roots marketing perspective, service philosophy and homegrown product to create a loyal following for prairie-made goods.

...AND MORE!

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