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2021 Events

CEO & Executive Leadership Conference
October 21-22, 2021

 GAME ON, Survive and Thrive

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 LEADERSHIP HUDDLE  - Click here for recording

Mark Bowden | Expert in Body Language, Human Behaviour, and Communication, TRUTHPLANE®
Alyse Gaulin | Inner Energy Coach and Transforming Conscious Leaders, Own It
Justin Roethlingshoefer | Mentor, Author, Coach, Own It
Warren Sarafinchan | Partner, Lighthouse NINE Group
Marnie Smith | Managing Partner, Lighthouse NINE Group


Nick Nurse | Head Coach, Toronto Raptors - Click here for recording
Leonard Brody | Business and Technology Visionary, Caravan - Click here for recording
Benjamin Tal | Deputy Chief Economist, CIBC World Markets - Click here for recording
Anthony McLean | Leadership, Mental Health & Inclusivity, Actor and Master storyteller - Click here for recording
Rohit Bhargava | Futurist, Innovation & Marketing Expert and Founder, Non-Obvious Company - Click here for recording


Graham Kaufmann - Thrive Minute - Wellbeing
Calvin Strachan - Thrive Minute - Operationalizing a Growth Mindset
Sean Verhoeven - Thrive Minute - Diversity of Thought
Michelle Moore -  Thrive Minute - Overcoming the Challenges

Virtual Sales & Marketing Symposium
June 3, 2021


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 PANEL DISCUSSION: DIVERSITY & INCLUSION  - Click here for recording 

Kim Davis | Senior Executive VP Social Impact, Growth  Initiatives & Legislative Affairs, National Hockey League (NHL)
Taralyn Parr | Director of Diversity & Inclusion, McCarthy Tetrault
Bobby Sahni | Partner & Co-founder, Ethnicity Matters
Lou-Anne Strickland | Country Quality Head & Founder, BLEND Community in Canada, Bayer Inc.


Hamza Khan | Marketer, Entrepreneur, Innovation Strategist - Click here for recording
Ted Nasimok | Director, North America Intelligent Analytics, NielsenIQ - Click here for presentation, Click here for recording
Marc Saltzman | Technology Evangelist - Click here for recording


Graham Kaufmann - Growth GRIT Minute
Calvin Strachan - Resilience GRIT Minute 
Michelle MooreInclusion GRIT Minute   
Sean VerhoevenTransformation GRIT Minute 

2021 Supply Chain Symposium
April 22, 2021

  The Decade of Supply Chain

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Salam Akhtar| Country Head, Supply Chain & O2C Management, Bayer Inc.
Kelly Farrell | President, Four Corners Group
Leslie Nicholson | SVP Chain Operations & Digital Business Transformation, Nestle Canada Inc.
Randy White | President, Sysco Canada

 PANEL DISCUSSION: INNOVATION SOUND BITES -  Click here for Sound Bite recording - Ce

Brad Beauchamp | Director of Client Solutions, and
Chelsea Hawk | Client Solutions Manager, BrightDrop - Click here for presentation
Gary LaLonde | Vice President North America - Trucks, The Lion Electric - Click here for presentation
Sam Saad| Head of Strategic Initiatives, Gatik Al


Sarah Joyce | SVP Ecommerce, Sobey's
David Marcotte | Senior Vice President Global Insights and Technology, Kantar - Click here for presentation, Click here for recording


2020 Events

FHCP CEO Virtual Series
October 15 & 29, November 19, 2020


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October 15, 2020 - Session 1 Speakers:

Lital Marom, Innovation Strategist & Visionary, UNFOLD Consultancy - Click here for presentation.

Benjamin Tal, Managing Director & Deputy Chief Economist, CIBC World Markets. Click here for presentation.

October 29, 2020 - Session 2 Speakers:

David Frum, New York Times Best Selling Author, The Atlantic - Click here for recording.

Doug Stephens, Retail & Consumer Futurist, Retail Prophet 

November 19, 2020 - Session 3 Speakers:

Hadiya Roderique, Journalist, Lawyer, Diversity & Inclusion Advocate, Author of Black on Bay Street - Click here for recording.

Andrew Winston, Eco-Strategist, Best Selling Author on Megatrends, Author of The Big Pivot - Click here for recording.

CBD Insights Forum
February 27, 2020

Sylvain Charlebois | Professor, Food Distribution and Policy, Faculty of Management & Professor, Faculty of Agriculture | Dalhousie University
Brian Sterling | Founding Partner & President | SCS Consulting

Dr. Michael Hart | Cannabis Physician. Lifestyle Strategist
Margaret McKellar | Vice President, Brand Strategy & Innovation Leader | Kantar
Albert Chambers |  Project Leader | Monachus Consulting
Karina Lahnakoski | Partner, Risk Advisory | CCI Deloitte
Mary Beth Williamson | CPG Practice Lead, Risk Advisory | CCI Deloitte
Carman Allison | Vice President, Consumer Insights, Nielsen

2019 Events

CEO & Executive Leadership Conference

October 10-11, 2019

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Will Bowen International Best Selling Author and Founder, Complaint Free® Movement
Stephen Harper Former Prime Minister of Canada, Worldwide Speaker Group, LLC
Justin Kingsley Award-winning Storyteller, Bestselling Author and Creative Strategist , Speakers Spotlight
Giselle Kovary Generational Expert | President and Co-founder, n-gen People Performance
Amber Mac President, Digital Maverick, Ambermac Media
Sébastien St-Louis Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer, Hexo Corp.
Benjamin Tal Managing Director & Deputy Chief Economist, CIBC World Markets

2019 FCPC Charity Golf Tournament


June 17, 2019  


$12,700 raised for Food Banks Canada at FCPC’s 7th Annual Charity Golf Tournament


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2019 Cannabis & CPG Part II

May 22, 2019


Andrea Budgell Manager of Policy and Regulatory Development | Health Canada
- Trina Fraser Co-Managing Partner | Brazeau Seller Law
- Alison Gordon Co-CEO and Director | 48 North
- James McMillan Vice-President for Strategic Business Development | HEXO Corp.

Grow your Operation – Panel Discussion:
- James Crosby President | Crosby's Molasses Co Ltd
- Sarah Gillin Co-founder & COO | Olli
- Karina Lahnakoski VP Quality and Regulatory | Cannabis Compliance
- Moderated by: Samantha Maloney | Senior Manager, KPMG LLP


2019 Sales & Marketing Symposium

May 15, 2019

- Julie Albert | Partner, Bite Me Creative
- Tanya Chernova | Co-founder, Courageous Living and PNRT
- Thomas Cometa | Head of Worldwide Business Development, BXB Digital / CHEP
- Jim Flannery | CEO, Summit Ventures
- Michael Hughes | North America’s Networking Guru
- Asad Joheb | Business Architect, Enterprise Payment, TD Bank
- Sanjay Khanna | Director and Futurist, Whitespace Legal Collab by Baker McKenzie
- Amber Mac | President, Ambermac Media
- Gary Saarenvirta | Founder & CEO, Daisy Intelligence
- Ella & Peyton Verhoeven | Co-Founders, Think Gen Z

CEO Panel Discussion:

- Elizabeth Beemer | Senior VP, Country Division Head , Bayer Consumer Health
- Todd Cooney | President, Nestlé Purina PetCare Canada
- Todd Kelly | General Manager, KIND Canada
- Moderated by: Christi Scarrow | Partner, Lighthouse NINE Group

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2019 Supply Chain Symposium

April 10, 2019


- Rob Wiebe, Chief Administrative Officer, Loblaw Companies Limited
- Dawn Desjardins, Vice President, Deputy Chief Economist, RBC Royal Bank
Gary Saarenvirta, Founder & CEO, Daisy Intelligence
Valerie Normand, Director, Parcels Product Development, Canada Post Corporation
Sean Verhoeven, Senior Vice President, Facilitation, HORN
- Lee McCabe, Vice President, Alibaba Group
- Tom Wujec | Founder, The Wujec Group

Executive Leadership Panel:
- Jennifer Askew, Vice President Retail Operations, DHL Supply Chain
- Doug Munro,  CEO and Owner, Maritime-Ontario Freight Lines Group of Companies (M-O)
- JJ Ruest, President and Chief Executive Officer, Canadian National Railway
- Rob Wiebe, Chief Administrative Officer, Loblaw Companies Limited
- Moderated by: Lino Casalino, Partner, Operations Consulting, Retail & CPG, PwC LLP

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Cannabis & CPG Forum

January 31, 2019


Chandimal Nicholas, Counsel, Cassels Brock & Blackwell LLP 
Dr. Sylvain Charlebois, Professor, Food Distribution and Policy, Dalhousie University 
- Dr. Sarah Wilner, PhD, Professor of Marketing and Chair, Brand Communications , Wilfrid Laurier University’s School of Business and Economics 
- Carman Allison, VP of Consumer Insights, Nielsen Canada 

Executive Panel Discussion:
- Joe Hodas, Chief Operating Officer, General Cannabis Corp.       
- Terence Donnelly, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, Hill Street Beverages       
- Peter Neal, Co-Founder, Neal Brothers Foods      
Moderator - Mark Rendell, Reporter, Cannabis Industry, The Globe and Mail