ACG Edmonton Corporate Growth Summit 2023

ACG Edmonton 2023 Summit

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March 8 - 9, 2023

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ACG Edmonton Corporate Growth Summit is the premiere networking event for participants in the business community. The theme is Next Up: Today. Join us LIVE March 8-9th, 2023. 

Tickets prices will be charged in US $ but valued at the equivalent Canadian $ price as the previous years.
Regular Member Price $310 USD   
Regular Non-member Price $387 USD

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ACG Edmonton is excited to share the Agenda for the Corporate Growth Summit.

March 8th

Welcome Reception 5:00 - 8:00 PM

March 9th

Registration & Breakfast 7:30-8:30 AM

Opening Session 8:30-8:40 AM

Hydrogen In Alberta - What to Know 8:40- 10:00 AM
Chris McLeod - VP Global Marketing & Communications

Breakout Session A: Managing Cash  10:20 - 11:00 AM

How are companies managing excess cash in the current environment?

Moderator: Brad Botting- Managing Director & Regional Leader Treasury Payment Solutions -BMO
Nigel Daykin - Vice President RBC Private Banking
Peter MacPhie - Investment Advisor at CIBC Wood Gundy
Patrick Hibbitts - Senior Vice President of Fort McKay Landing LP

Breakout Session B: Raising Capital 10:20 - 11:00 AM

How can companies better position themselves to raise the capital they need,

What are lenders looking at, how has diligence changed post covid? 

Tobin Hayward - Managing Director at Roynat Capital Partners
Damian Jones- Vice President & Head, Commercial Banking – Prairie Region at Scotiabank
Chad Danard- Senior Managing Director at TriWest Capital Partners

Networking Break 11:00-11:15 Am

Edmonton Success Story 11:15-12:00 PM

Greg Kaufman - CFO at Lifting Solutions

Lunch 12:00-1:00 PM

Growing by Acquisitions - The Ins & Outs Panel 1:00-1:40 PM
Moderator: John Carvalho - President at Stone Oak Capital Inc.
Jonathan Herman - President at KV Capital
Elizabeth MacRae - Co-founder at Village Wellth

Networking Break 1:40-2:00 PM

Keynote Speaker 2:00-3:00 PM
Leonard Brody 
Multi-Exit Entrepreneur | Business and Technology Visionary 

Close Out & Happy Hour Reception 3:00-5:00 PM





Leonard Brody

Leonard Brody

Multi-Exit Entrepreneur | Business and Technology Visionary

Leonard Brody has been called “a leader of the new world order” and was recently named one of top 30 management thinkers in the world. Leonard is an award-winning entrepreneur, venture capitalist, bestselling author, and a two-time Emmy-nominated media visionary. Leonard has helped in raising hundreds of millions in capital for startup companies, been through taking a company to a six billion market cap IPO, and has been involved in the founding and successful exit of numerous companies to date.


After selling his company in 2009, Leonard became the president of the Innovation and Digital Group for the Anschutz Company, one of the largest live sport and entertainment businesses in the world. The company owns assets such as the O2 Arena in London and Staples Center in LA; sports teams like the Los Angeles Lakers, Los Angeles Galaxy, and the Los Angeles Kings; and is one of the premiere concert promotion businesses in the world, seating hundreds of millions of people a year.


Currently, Leonard is the co-founder and executive chairman of Caravan, a joint venture with Creative Artists Agency, the largest sports and entertainment agency in the world. He oversees the building of new ventures for some of the most well-known celebrities and political leaders in the world like Carrie Underwood, Tom Hanks, and President Joe Biden. Leonard is also one of the proud owners of the professional soccer team Coventry City in England.


Currently, Leonard is authoring a new book in partnership with Forbes magazine, The Great Re:Write, based on the successful documentary series Leonard and Forbes produced which has already garnered an audience of over 7 million in the last year. Leonard holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts from Queens University, a law degree from Osgoode Hall, and is a graduate of the Private Equity Program at the Harvard Business School.

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ACG Edmonton is excited to share the Agenda for the Corporate Growth Summit.




Hosted by: ACG