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Toronto GTA Annual Holiday Power Gala

  • St. Paul's Bloor Street 227 Bloor Street East Toronto, ON, M4W Canada (map)

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The H.U.B Inc Toronto GTA Annual Holiday Power Gala will once again be the end-of-the-year party you don’t want to miss!  Join us for an unforgettable night of high-level speakers, networking and of course some Holiday Cheer! 

Meet two extraordinary women who have risen to the top of their respective careers – one in the high profile world of Canadian broadcasting, the other in the multi-million dollar development and building industry in the GTA. Each of these women have used their phenomenal business success as a stepping stone to launch inspiring organizations dedicated to helping others and making the world a better place. . 

Heidi Allen

For six seasons Heidi hosted and planned lavish and outrageous weddings for a popular wedding show, “Rich Bride, Poor Bride.”  A Canadian Wedding Expert, Heidi has also appeared on high profile talk shows like “Steven and Chris” and “The Marilyn Denis Show.”

It wasn’t long before Bellmedia took notice and Heidi was offered a producing role on the Marilyn Denis Show. In this role, Heidi has had the opportunity to produce hundreds of fashion makeovers as well as meet and produce profiles of celebrities like  Harry Connick Jr., Dan Aykroyd, Kim Cattrall and Molly Ringwald. 

As a producer on “The Marilyn Denis Show,” Heidi witnessed how something as simple as a makeover could truly transform someone’s life. Heidi soon realized her true purpose was to make a difference in people’s lives. 

Earlier this year the “Positive People Army” was born, an organization that Heidi launched that allows people to share stories and know that they are supported by an “army of positive energy” in the form of a community of like-minded individuals. 

Enza Tiberi-Checchia

Enza Tiberi-Checchia’s story is one of transformation: she went from being a homemaker living in Mississauga, Ontario, raising two young daughters, to the President and visionary innovator of Decorenza, the leading independent decor studio for the biggest developers and home builders in the GTA. 

Enza’s is a Director on the BILD Board of Directors serving her second consecutive term, Past Chair of the BILD Decor and Design Committee, Member of both the Low & High-rise Programming Committee and Party for Humanity Committee.

In addition to her phenomenal success in the home building industry, Enza is committed to changing the way we see and treat people with mental illness – her life’s true purpose. She is the CVO (Chief Visionary Officer) of “Hats on for Awareness,” a charity she co-founded in memory of her late father.  “Hats on for Awareness” raises awareness to eradicate the stigma of mental illness and addiction – while also raising funds to further the reach of mental wellness programs across the GTA.  To date, “Hats on for Awareness” has raised over $500,000.  Benefactors include CAMH (Center for Addiction & Mental Illness), Humber River Hospital and Jack.org.

Diana Olsen

Diana (pronounced Deanna) Olsen is the President and Founder of Balzac’s (rhymes with pal, not ball) Coffee Roasters.  Ms. Olsen graduated from the University of British Columbia in 1988 with a Bachelor of Arts degree, majoring in French Literature.  After a few years of travel and job surfing, she started her company in Toronto in 1993 with a small coffee kiosk followed by her first café in Stratford in 1996.  She now oversees 13 café locations in Southern Ontario, and a 12,000 sf State of the Art Roasting facility in Ancaster, Ontario.  In 2012 after a successful appearance on CBC’s Dragons Den, Arlene Dickenson and Bruce Croxon invested in Balzac’s and remain strategic partners today, helping to drive Balzac’s measured growth in both the new café and Coffee Roasting divisions.  Besides running her small coffee empire, Ms. Olsen is an avid hockey player and a proud mother to her delightful 10 year old daughter Annabelle.

 

What you will learn:

  • Techniques to create strategic partnership to grow your business
  • How to fuel your business success with a passion project
  • How Cause Marketing can have a powerful method for promoting your business
  • Leadership secrets on how to inspire people around you - visionary approach business results

Date: Wednesday, November 30, 2016 6:30pm - 10:30pm

Location:  St. Paul's Bloor Street
227 Bloor Street East
Toronto, ON M4W 1C8

Price: Members $70, Non-Members $80

(Dinner is included - No refunds once purchased)

This event is SOLD OUT.