2013 Vancouver Summit


The 2nd Corporate State: Vancouver Summit
was held May 1, 2013
at The Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver

2013 Honourary Chairs:

Judy Brooks, Speaker & Entrepreneurship Advisor
Sue Paish, President & CEO, LifeLabs, Inc.
Tracy Redies, 
President & CEO, Coast Capital Savings

2013 Panel Topics

  • A Venting Renaissance
  • The Auction Economy
  • Pop-Up Business!
  • Business Roundtable Discussion

2013 Panelists:

Connie Arsenault, Founder & Owner, Snowy Owl Sled Dog Tours
Marty Avery, Chief Catalyst, What If?
Evelyn Bailey-Semeniuk, Vice President, Software, IBM Canada Ltd.
Anne Barnes, Vice President, Branch Manager, Chubb Insurance Company of Canada
Jill Bodkin, Chair & CEO, Golden Heron Enterprises & Director, Westport Innovations
Judy Brooks, Speaker & Entrepreneurship Advisor
Dr. Sherry Cooper, President, Sherry Cooper Associates (Morning Keynote)
Anne Donohoe, Chief Marketing Officer, Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC)
Betty K. DeVita, President, MasterCard Canada (Luncheon Keynote)
Danielle Ferron,
Partner & Co-Chair, Litigation Group, Langlois Kronström Desjardins
Patricia Graham, Vice President, Digital, Pacific Newspaper Group
Janet Holder, Executive Vice President, Western Access, Enbridge Inc.
Michelle Jordan, Founder & Principal, Jordan LLC, Strategic Communications
Sasha Krstic, Group Head & SVP, Issuer Relationship Management, MasterCard Worldwide
Petra Kuret, Partner & Managing Director, Accenture
Zahra Mamdani, President, Wear Else
Karen A. Morris, Innovation Expert
Dr. Natalie Rasgon, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Science, Stanford University
Tracy Redies, President & CEO, Coast Capital Savings
Tina Osen, President & CEO, HUB International Insurance Brokers
Sue Paish, President & CEO, LifeLabs Inc.
Victoria Sopik, Chief Executive Officer, Kids & Company Ltd.
Sandra Stuart, Chief Operating Officer, HSBC Bank Canada
Kirsten Sutton, Managing Director, Labs Canada, SAP Canada Inc.

2013 Partners:

Title Sponsor
HSBC Bank Canada
Support Sponsors
Coast Capital Savings
IBM Canada Ltd.
MasterCard Worldwide
Cocktail Reception Sponsor
Luncheon Sponsor
Korn/Ferry International
Event Sponsors
Chubb Insurance
HUB International Insurance Brokers
SAP Canada Inc.
Media Sponsor
The Vancouver Sun
Gift Sponsor
Holt Renfrew


For more information about our summits,
contact Conference Director Katherine Leask
844.552.3130 or

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