Speakers

Prepare for a full day of learning with inspiring speakers and break-out sessions that are relevant to businesses of all stages and in a variety of industries.

Stevie Marie,

The Redesigned Empire

 

Stevie Marie is the founder and creator of The Redesigned Empire and a local resident to the Taber. Her career in sales and marketing started working in the advertising department of The Taber Times. With over 15 years of sales and networking experience Stevie discovered there was a void in the way that business owners were trying to capture the attention of their audience online. She is passionate in helping people create their personal brand and by creating value through content creation to their desired audience.

 

The Redesigned Empire is a 6 figure company that in the last 2 years has only served clients in the online space all with organic traction and growth. She currently serves coaches, consultants and entrepreneurs. While moving into office space in the down town core Stevie will be launching a sister company to The Redesigned Empire called Empire Media, a sales and marketing agency that will be dedicated to B2B to get business owners more business in their doors so they can serve more of their desired clients while selling more of their desired services. Stevie has a passion for public speaking, leadership and mindset coaching and will not stop till she shares a stage with Tony Robbins."The ones who think they are crazy enough to change the world are usually the ones who do."

Sean Prummel, Business Analyst

Chinook Community Futures

 

Sean Prummel grew up in Taber and attended post secondary school in Lethbridge at the College and University where he attained a Diploma in Accounting and a Degree in Business Management. Sean has been the Business Analyst at Community Futures in Taber for the past 8 years. His job includes business planning and training, small business loans, economic development, and in the past few years he has also been teaching financial classes at high schools in Taber, Vauxhall, Milk River, Warner and for the Youth Employment Program. Sean has volunteered for a number of organizations including: the Brooks Chamber of Commerce as a Director for 3 years, Ducks Unlimited, The Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, Trout Unlimited Fish Rescue, and the Rotary Youth Entrepreneur Camp.

Chinook Community Futures is a non-profit organization specializing in small business services and economic development. Community Futures Chinook plays a key role in strengthening and diversifying rural economies. We work alongside community leaders and other key stakeholders to create community economic development plans and implement projects that support value-added activity and expansion into new sectors.

Positive Life Concepts

(PLC Recruitment)

 

Positive Life Concepts (PLC Recruitment) is a 17 year-old executive search, Staffing and Recruiting Firm with clients ranging coast to coast with candidates countrywide. We play a vital role in helping our clients locate and on-board Staff and management-level professionals in the areas of Construction, Administration, Sales, Finance, Healthcare, Oil and Gas, just to name a few.

 

We help our clients by providing the very best in Staffing and Executive Searches nationwide. We wear our brand on our sleeve and have successfully placed Candidates into their new careers with our valued clients in a wide range of different industries. Let us help take the “headache” out of your hiring!

Whitney Turcato,

Borderland Food Company

 

As a master's prepared registered nurse, Whitney Turcato has long been passionate about wholistic health. It was this passion that laid the foundation of Borderland Food Co., when in 2017, it hit the shelves of natural and organic retailers with a line of high-quality bone broths. In 2018, Borderland Food Co launched Canada's first line of bone broth for pets, and today both product lines can be found on shelves across Canada. In January of 2019, Borderland Food Co was chosen to receive an investment from Shark Tank's Arlene Dickenson, which will assist the company in expanding further and accelerating its growth. Through the success of her company, Turcato is on a mission to provide nutrition with purpose; for her customer, the community and the planet.

Brittany Prete,

BLISS Okotoks

 

Hi, Brittany here, owner and Founder of BLISS Okotoks. A background in education, leadership, and a serious passion for people, I found myself lost and confused after being diagnosed with stage one melanoma, 2-month-old baby, and 11 years into a corporate job where I didn't really know my place. Some serious soul searching, goal making, and life figure-outing (yes I’m making up my own words), I finally found my place in the world, and beyond excited to support, educate, learn, and evolve, with anyone who's willing to take a risk on themselves, and support your business in a way you've never imagined.

 

Founded on BIG dreams, high hopes, & never believing in failure, BLISS was born from a passion to provide more for local entrepreneurs. Home to eight individual businesses: an Alberta Health Services certified daily room rental; BLISS is a collaborative space for women in business to run their business and lift each other up. Unique in that our space is universal to anyone in any business, our mission is to provide a beautiful shared space for your business to flourish.With firsthand experience dealing with the high cost of room rentals in Okotoks & area, and meeting SO many incredible women with awesome side hustles, we were determined to provide a space that women could utilize to help their business grow. The BLISS Room is a 120 sq. foot beautiful space that is available to rent on a permanent daily term, or one-time basis. Located at the heart of Elma Street, you’re not only operating your passion from a gorgeous space but being surrounded by like minded women who are motivated to lifting one another up and helping each other succeed in this crazy world of SMALL BUSINESS.

Keep checking back as speakers are finalized. Agenda is tentative and may change.

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