Speaker Series - vancouver

Building Your Personal Brand

How to Promote Yourself in the Digital Age

Event Details:

In the digital age, your brand is on display to clients, customers, employers and business partners all the time. Based on how you portray yourself, they “know” your brand before they even meet you. To the digital community there may be no clear difference between the professional and personal versions of yourself. Branding is a critical aspect of any successful business and with digital you can do it yourself. Learn how to increase your presence and positive reputation online to improve your career and increase your business.

Learning objectives:

  • Apply the Principles of Personal Branding
  • Develop Strategies to Demonstrate More Credibility and Presence to Gain Influence Online and Offline
  • Evaluate Your Professional Image and Communication Style and Identify your Strengths, Values and Passions


8:00 am – 8:40 am – Registration, Breakfast and Networking

8:40 am – 10:00 am – Panel Discussion

10:00 am – 10:30 am – Optional Networking


Tara Clark
Founder, Social T.

Tara Clark portraitTara Clark is an entrepreneur, mentor, acclaimed speaker, and founder of the boutique social media agency, Social T. For the past 9+ years, she and her team have offered effective, efficient social media management and executive training services to small and medium-sized businesses across Western Canada.

Laura Fortey
Chief Marketing Officer + C0-Founder, REITIUM Blockchain Technologies

Laura Fortey portrait

A former journalist and writer in the real estate sector, Laura brings more than a decade of expertise in building companies.

As a real estate entrepreneur, Laura has bought, managed, renovated and sold her own investment properties, as well as investing in REITs and MICs. As the daughter of a realtor, Laura grew up with entrepreneurial parents who also owned a successful property management company.

From the early days of Youtube, Facebook and social media, Laura’s past venture was a digital marketing agency which specialized in internet marketing, enabling startups and SMEs to grow from ideation to multi-million dollar revenues.

Co-Founding her third company since 2005, Laura’s expertise in marketing, journalism and her own real estate investing led her on the path to co-creating REITIUM. An asset-backed, permissioned private blockchain marketplace, exchange and protocol, REITIUM offers fractional ownership of tangible real estate assets, enabling Real Estate for Everyone™.


Natasha Tony
President and CEO, Elevate Inclusive Strategies

Natasha Tony portrait

Natasha Tony is a trained mediator and experienced labour relations specialist who has advanced the discussion on how to build inclusive organizations. Bringing a keen sense of fairness and sensitivity to intersectionality, she goes beyond diversity programming and sets up organizations for true inclusion of and respect for all members.

A graduate of the Labour Relations certificate program at Queen’s University in Kingston, Natasha has rounded out her education through mediation, negotiation and coaching programs offered by the Justice Institute of British Columbia.

Natasha’s former career as an extras casting director piqued her interest in diversity. Subsequently, she held a labour relations role for almost a decade with IATSE (International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees), a union representing members of the film, television, and entertainment arts.

Natasha is Principal and CEO of Elevate Inclusion Strategies, a consulting company which focuses on issues management and systemic conflict resolution. To this end, Elevate develops and implements diversity initiatives and respectful workplace programs for client organizations.

Elevate Inclusion Strategies delivers services to its clients in two main categories: Issues Management and Culture Shift. Specializing in workplace restoration, Elevate conducts investigations, particularly pertaining to bullying, discrimination, and sexual harassment. For its client organizations Elevate also tailors workshops and master classes geared towards leaders, trainers, and staff on themes relating to respectful workplaces and building inclusive organizations.

Natasha is a much sought-after speaker and author in the post- “Me Too” public sphere. A thought leader on themes of activism, equity and inclusion, she is often invited to provide interpretative commentary on current events.


Rosewood Hotel Georgia
801 W Georgia Street
Bowden Room
Vancouver, BC V6C 1P7

Silver Partners:

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July 23, 2019
8:00 am - 10:30 am
Vancouver, BC
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Membershow details + $75.00 (CAD)  
Non-Membershow details + $115.00 (CAD)