Top 100 - toronto

2019 Top 100 Summit

A strong woman stands up for herself but a powerful woman stands up for all of us.

Event Details:

Canada’s Most Powerful Women: Top 100™ Awards Leadership Summit

The Leadership Summit brings together our Top 100 Award Winner community, corporate partners, members and guests to deliver a powerful day of learning and inspiration to align leaders, develop solutions to problems and introduce new strategies. We encourage you to invite your top talent to this inspiring day for professional development. Seats can be purchased and are on a first come, first served basis.

The dress code for this event is business professional attire.

Top 100 Winners: Your seat to the Summit is complimentary. Additional seats for guests and tables can be purchased below. As a Top 100 Winner, you now have a lifetime WXN/CBDC Membership and can purchase tickets as a Member below.


Thursday, November 21, 2019 9:15 AM – 2:00 PM

  • 9:15 am – 10:00 am – Registration, networking, and beverages
  • 10:00 am – Welcome and Opening Remarks
  • 10:05 am – Panel Discussion and Q&A
    • Moderator – Carol Banducci – Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer, IAMGOLD Corporation
    • Rola Dagher – President & CEO, Cisco Canada
    • Victoria LaBillois – President, Wejuseg Construction Inc.
    • Lisa Tuningley – Founder & CEO, T-RAIL
    • Susan Uthayakumar – Country President Canada, Schneider Electric Canada Inc.
  • 11:00 am – Networking Break
  • 11:15 am – Keynote – Powerfully Empowered – Melissa Grelo – Co-Host, The Social, Bell Media
  • 11:35 am – Lunch and Networking
  • 12:15 pm – Workshop – Brené Brown’s Dare to Lead, Rumbling with Vulnerability – Jenn Lofgren – Founder, Executive Leadership Coach & Consultant, Incito Executive & Leadership Development
  • 1:20 pm – Networking Break
  • 1:40 pm – Keynote – Powerfully Empowered – Samra Zafar – Author, Speaker, Human Rights Advocate, and Social Entrepreneur for Samra Zafar Inc; Director, Business Finance for BMO Bank of Montreal
  • 1:55 pm – Closing Remarks

For full details about our Speakers, Panel and Workshop, visit our Summit Page.

Looking for Awards Gala information and tickets instead? Click here to go to our Awards Gala event page.

How to Register:

Ticket Options:
Below are the ticket options available for purchase. Scroll to the bottom of the event when you are ready to purchase.

Should you have any questions regarding the ticket type that you need to purchase, please contact top100@wxnetwork.com.

Follow these steps to complete your ticket purchase:

  1. Select your appropriate Attendee type and quantity below.
  2. Click ‘Register’ to proceed with your purchase.
  3. This will bring you to an area where you will fill in your Attendee information.
    1. For Top 100 Winners, fill in your guests name(s) and under ‘Additional Guest Information’ identify yourself so that we know that this guest is to sit with you (e.g. Guest of Top 100 Winner Jane Doe).
    2. For all other Purchasers, should you need to sit with another specific guest, identify this in ‘Additional Guest Information’
    3. For all Purchasers, be sure to identify any dietary restrictions and organization names associated with individual guests and tables. Should you have a guest that requires accommodation for accessibility, please identify this under ‘Additional Guest Information’.
  4. Once all guest information is filled out, proceed forward to payment options.
  5. You will receive a confirmation email of the purchase.
  6. Table purchasers must submit a high resolution image of your organization’s logo. Details outlined below.

Further instructions:
Dietary Needs:
In order to accommodate dietary needs, WXN requires all attendee information in advance of the gala. Please include this information during registration process. If you do not have this information at the time of registration please email Top100dietary@wxnetwork.com by Friday November 8th, 2019.

We will communicate table numbers based on information that you provide during this registration process. You will receive all your table details in the days leading up to the Leadership Summit. It will go to all registered guests whose email was provided during registration. If you do not provide your full guest information, you will responsible to communicate table details to your guests. Purchasing a full table guarantees seats together.

Table Signage:
Every table purchased will receive a sign promoting your company’s brand. Please email your high resolution logo to Top100logo@wxnetwork.com by Friday November 8th, 2019. If we do not receive your logo by the deadline, your table will not have signage.

Should you have any questions regarding the registration process, please contact top100@wxnetwork.com.


Metro Toronto Convention Centre
Rooms 205-206, North Building
255 Front Street West
Toronto, ON M5V 2W6

Top 100 Supporters:

Presenting Partner:

KPMG Top 100 Presenting Partner

National Platinum Partners:

National Platinum Partners

Additional Partners:

Looking for Awards Gala information and tickets instead? Click here to go to our Awards Gala event page.

November 21, 2019
9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Toronto, ON
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