RIC Centre – Growing Your Business – Marketing: Getting Above the Noise

Jan 10, 2013 7:30 am to 10:00 am

Centre for Health & Safety Innovation
5110 Creekbank Road
Mississauga, ON

RIC Centre hosts Growing Your Business monthly breakfast speaker seminars to help technology entrepreneurs fast-track the commercialization process.

Each seminar takes place from 7:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. once a month and each season runs from September to June.

The moderator for these sessions is James Sbrolla; RIC’s Entrepreneur in Residence, and the general format includes three speakers (an academic, an industry specialist and an entrepreneur) that present their expert advice to an audience of 70-85 followed by a panel discussion.

The session ends with networking.

Register here.


Gail Mercer Mackay, President, Mercer-MacKay Solutions Inc.

  • Successful entrepreneur who brings over twenty-five years of sales & marketing experience to emerging technology and start-up organizations.
  • Co-founder of “A Women’s Write”, a Creative Writing program for women struggling with addiction.
  • Helps organizations to develop simple plans for “getting above the noise” and be seen as experts and leaders in their respective field.


Wayne S. Roberts, President, Blade Creative Branding Inc.

  • Expert in strategic branding, creative advertising and innovative online solutions.
  • Regular columnist with PROFIT magazine, has been featured in the Globe and Mail, Marketing magazine & Strategy magazine.
  • Committed to straight talk and building collaborative relationships with clients.


Clive Lobo, CEO, Spark Internet Marketing

  • Expert in online marketing and business/accounting.
  • Specializes in SEO, SEM, PPC, social media marketing, website development.
  • Made it to Canada’s list of top 50 fastest growing companies in 2010.

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