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November 17, 2022 | 1:00 pm EST | Zoom Webinar | $240 pp | Register here 

(Group rates of 5+ are available, contact Jade Hosick)

Nationally and regionally, YPN’s receive a price discount between $50 to $100

This year’s Future Forum theme centres on “Innovation During Disruptive Times: Finding the Crossroads Between Talent and Technology.” Marketing and Supply Chain share a common ground of challenges and opportunities during these disruptive times. This virtual event includes a dynamic set of speakers that will provide insight into the heartbeat of innovation for your organization. Refresh on technology and strategies and understand the value of people’s thinking, collaborative ability, and drive.

Attend this virtual Future Forum to gain expert insight on marketing and supply chain strategies and explore the possibilities at hand as we adapt through the disruption, and how people and technology can help us find answers to better our processes and offer innovative solutions your customers are looking for.

There’s more,

The 2022 EFC Marketing Awards Recipients will be announced at the program’s end. Please note the event will include recipient team acceptance speeches. We look forward to announcing the winners who showcased their marketing programs to demonstrate how EFC members are powering a changing world in the Canadian Electrical & Automation industry.

Register today and join your industry peers for this annually anticipated event.

Who should attend?

+ Business Leaders
+ Marketing Professionals
+ Supply Chain Professionals
+ Customer Experience Leaders
+ Sales Leaders
+ Operations

Keynote Speaker 

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Lee-Anne McAlear | Fortune 500 Innovation Specialist

Lee-Anne McAlear is an award-winning facilitator, educator, and consultant. She is Program Director at the Centre of Excellence in Innovation Leadership at The Schulich School of Business (home of the top-rated MBA in Canada, according to the Financial Times). She shows audiences that while technology and R&D may be essential inputs for innovative results, the beating heart of innovation success lies within an organization’s people – their thinking, their ability to collaborate and their drive.


Concurrent Tracks 


Marketing Speakers


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Michael Hanna | Co-Founder of Hanna Strategies  

“Inspiring Loyalty Through Authentic Customer Experiences” 

Michael’s 25 years of public speaking and entertainment are complemented by 19 years in Revenue Operations leadership for high-growth companies. With his background as a motivational speaker, event host, musician, and stand-up comedian, Michael delivers a unique experience that will have your audience learning and laughing! As a Revenue Operations Executive, Michael has worked at and consulted with some of the world’s largest and fastest-growing B2B companies, including Shopify, Intuit, Clio and Eloqua (Oracle Marketing Cloud).  His thought leadership content has been featured on many platforms, including, Microsoft CRM Dynamics, Open Venture Partners, the Sales Management Association, the University of Waterloo Alumni, and the Sales Ops Demystified podcast. Michael has chaired several boards of directors in the community, helping with poverty alleviation, education, entrepreneurship, and unifying diverse groups.  Michael and his wife Dana Hanna co-founded Hanna Strategy to develop a global community of inspired leaders transforming society through business. 

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Palak Patel | UX/UI Designer & Founder of Rank Me Digital 

Changing the Way People Think of UI/UX Creation” 

Palak Patel is a professional designer skilled in corporate UI design, web development, digital graphics, animation, and print media. Palak’s fifteen years of international experience managing design teams and projects, from promotional design to developing eCommerce platforms for both B2B and B2C companies. Rank Me Digital is a new media organization focused on creating an impact in the world of digital media. 


 Supply Chain Speakers

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David Beaudet | Senior Partner and Co-founder, LIDD Consultants

Demystify the Digital Transformation in Warehouse Automation” 

As Senior Partner and Co-founder of LIDD Consultants, David is responsible for LIDD’s network and warehouse design strategy and leads the company’s teams of managers, logistics analysts and designers. David has worked on a wide range of logistics mandates across North America since 2004, with direct experience in all segments of the food industry, industrial distribution, CPG, and pharmaceuticals. David holds a master’s degree in Logistics from HEC Montréal. LIDD is a global supply-chain engineering and consulting firm serving the retail and consumer products industries, as well as industrial distribution operations.   

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Peter McCusker | Business Growth and Government Funding Consultant at Ayming Canada 

“A Holistic Approach to Government Grants” 

Peter is a strategic thinker with both consulting and practical experience in business growth, management, development and operations, ranging from start-ups to international Companies across various industry sectors from manufacturing to IT. Over 20 years’ experience building sustainable government funding plans for growing businesses. Ayming is a global consulting firm, which has been helping businesses grow and innovate for more than 35 years through its government funding & cost reduction services.  

Nov 17, 2022
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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