Confirmed Speakers (To Date)
 

SPEAKERS

Ed Khediguian

Senior Vice President, Franchise Finance 

GE Capital canada

Dan McPhee

Head of Media Platforms

Google

Robert Carter

Executive Director

The NPD Group

Amanda Lang

Journalist

Bill Gregson

President and CEO

Cara Operations Limited 

Paul Rivett

President 

Fairfax Financial Holdings

Donna Dooher

President and CEO 

Restaurants Canada

Mo Jessa

President

Earls Restaurants Ltd.

Derek Doke

President & CEO

FranWorks Group of Companies
 

Bruce McAdams

Professor

University of Guelph

Jeff Dover

Principal

fsSTRATEGY

Michael Von Massow

Faculty

Univeristy of Guelph 

Mike Cordoba

Partner & CEO

Empresario Capital Partners 

Jean Bédard

President & CEO

La Cage aux Sports 

Ken Otto

President

Cara Operations Limited

Todd Jones

Managing Director, Brand Management

GE Capital

Grant Kosowan

President

Orange National Retail Group (Prairies) Inc.

Michael Glen

Vice President, Special Situations Analyst

Laurentian Bank Securities   

Sean Morrison

President & CEO

Diversified Royalty Corp

 

Chris Elliott

Senior Economist 

Restaurants Canada
 

 

Interested in Speaking?

This event will bring together individuals from a broad cross section of disciplines and professional associations. The primary objective of the conference is to provide a learning and networking forum for attendees from the Canadian restaurant industry.

If you, or someone you know, would be interested in participating as a speaker or a moderator, please submit a brief biography indicating the session you would be best qualified to contribute to. As members of a panel, our non-paid speakers draw from their own experiences to deliver an educational and informative presentation that is lively, objective, and non-commercial.

Please email your biography to:

Orie Berlasso Managing Director Big Picture Conferences

Orie Berlasso,
Managing Director | Big Picture Conferences Inc.
orieberlasso@bigpictureconferences.ca

 

If you have any questions about the event, please feel free to contact Orie at (416) 924-2002 ext 229.
Thank you for your interest.

 

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