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CGTA’s Virtual Conference & Expo 2022

CGTA’s Virtual Conference & Expo 2022

  • Hosts
  • Location

  • Address

    World Event Center

  • Date & Time2022-06-09, 4:00 pm
  • For Members$50.00 CAD
  • For Non Members$100.00 CAD

Registrations Closed

Are you looking to expand your business? Our Virtual Conference and Expo will help you attract local customers, drive lead generation, and increase your sales. 

The Virtual Conference and Expo will have a global reach while creating a lower barrier to entry for attendees. With no travel or registration costs for attendees, and no need to leave their office or home, results can result in significantly higher attendance numbers!

If you would like to participate as a speaker or be a presenter, please register by clicking the “REGISTER FOR EVENT” button above. We will get in touch with you to get the details!

If you are an attendee, please register for FREE at

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David Tsubouchi, Board of Advisor for CGTA & Former Minister

Special thanks to one of Connecting GTA’s Advisors & Former Minister, David Tsubouchi for participating at CGTA’s Virtual Conference & Expo 202 and speaking on the topic of “Networking”.

David Tsubouchi is an author and former politician, regulator and Integrity Commissioner. Mr. Tsubouchi holds a B.A. from York University, a J.D. from Osgoode Hall Law School, an LL.D. from Assumption University in Windsor, a D.S.Litt. from Huntington University and C.Dir. from McMaster University..

David Tsubouchi is the first Japanese Canadian to be elected to office in Canada and has served as the MPP for Markham for two terms and has held cabinet posts in the Ontario Legislature including Minister of Consumer and Commercial Relations, Solicitor General, Chair of Management Board and Minister of Culture. Prior to serving in the Ontario Legislature, Mr. Tsubouchi served as a Councillor for the Town of Markham for two terms.

Mr. Tsubouchi currently sits on the board of directors for OMERS Administration Corporation and Tarion. He has served as the Honorary Consul General for Mongolia (Toronto). He has served on many boards of directors. He was also appointed as the Co-Chair of the Canada Vietnam Business Council by the Republic of Vietnam.

Mr. Tsubouchi, as the campaign chair, has raised millions of dollars for non-profit organizations and institutions including Seneca College, George Brown College and the Rising Sun Campaign to assist the victims of the tsunami and earthquake in Japan.

Mr. Tsubouchi has received numerous awards and honors including the Queen’s Diamond and Golden Jubilee Medals, NAAAP 100 Award, The Bruce Bryden Award (York University), The Lifetime Achievement Award from the Federation of Asian Canadian Lawyers, The Award of Merit From the Japanese Canadian Community and the Canadian Horse Racing Industry Award of Recognition.

David Tsubouchi has been an international key note speaker in many countries including Dubai, Macau, China, Japan, Canada and the United States on casino development, infrastructure, arts and culture, trade, politics and business development.

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Dr. Monica Mitri, Optical Lounge

Dr. Monica Mitri received her Bachelor of Science at the University of Toronto and continued her studies at the University of Waterloo graduating with honours in Doctor of Optometry.

She has been actively involved in community service, such as the Special Olympics Opening Eyes to provide eye exam screening for participating athletes.  She has special interest in contact lenses, in addition to providing full comprehensive eye exams to meet the unique needs of patients.

Dr. Monica Mitri is dedicated to serving you and your family and looks forward to caring for your vision and eye health needs. When she is not taking her care of your eye health she enjoys spending her time hiking with her dog, and taking in the scenes with photography.

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Angela Baltkois, CEO, Big Rig Wraps

Angela Baltkois is a Brand Strategist with over 20 years of sales and marketing experience. She is the former owner of an award-winning internet marketing company (CBS Group) that she founded in 1999 when it was a struggle to convince companies to embrace the internet and develop a web site. Through many years of hard work and tenacity, Angela pushed her web company to be one of the top web companies in the Durham Region and Greater Toronto area.

While working in the digital industry, Angela learned that Out-Of-Home (OOH) advertising was the perfect tool to increase brand awareness and push traffic to web sites and social media. In 2013, Angela decided to embark on a new adventure and sold CBS Group to explore opportunities in the growing OOH market with a new company, Big Rig Wraps Transport Truck Advertising (

Angela holds a Durham College diploma in Web Programming and Internet Marketing. She also has taken undergraduate business marketing programs at the University of Western Ontario. In addition to her many years of experience assisting clients with online and offline marketing, Angela also ran a successful MLM direct sales business with over 10,000 customers worldwide. She recruited and trained hundreds of sales representatives and helped them to obtain full time incomes working from home.

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Shannon Brown, PPLSI Independent Associate: Legal Services & Identity Theft Protection

Shannon Brown, Independent Associate of PPLSI. PPLSI is the proud home to consumer brands LegalShield and IDShield, North America’s leading provider of legal service safeguards and identity theft protection for individuals, families, employees, and small businesses.

Founded to help bridge the legal gap, since 1972, PPLSI has had over 4.5 million individuals who are covered by our Legal Service Plans and Identity Theft Protection Plans. Both LegalShield and IDShield serve more than 145,000 small businesses. And, IDShield alone provides identity theft protection to over 1 million individuals.

We provide services that improve and empower the lives of everyone.

PPLSI is disrupting the traditional legal system; a system that is expensive, complicated, and time-consuming. With PPLSI’s Technology, Provider Law Firm Network, and Licensed Private Investigators, access to legal services and privacy management protection is now simple, easy, and extremely affordable.

Our Vision is to build a better world where access to justice and security is equal for every human, no longer simply sold to the highest bidder.

Our Mission is to protect and empower people with the tools and services needed to affordably live a just and secure life.

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Dipika Sharma, Investment & Retirement Planner, Royal Bank of Canada

Sign up and listen to Dipika Sharma, an accredited Financial planner with RBC who specializes in Investment & Retirement planning. She has been with RBC over 6 years, assisting our community clients with their Financial Planning needs. Her passion is applying financial knowledge and skills to help my clients develop a personal financial strategy. She will take the time to understand what matters most to you, then recommend strategies for reaching your goals—whatever they may be!

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Angelo Pucci, Real Estate Agent, Sutton Group – Heritage Realty Inc.

Join CGTA’s proud member Angelo Pucci during our conference to learn more about Buying or Selling Real Estate during shifting market in the Durham Region or Greater Toronto Area. As Team Leader and Marketing Director of TEAM PUCCI we take great satisfaction in helping our clients with all their real estate needs, and provide you with personalized, first class service that will make your experience of buying or selling your next home a most pleasant experience.

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Linette Moore, Mortgage Agent at Dominion Lending Centres

Happy to inform that our club member Linette Moore from Dominion Lending Centres will be speaking at our CGTA’s Virtual Conference & Expo 2022.
Linette Moore is Mortgage Agent with DLC ~ My super power is finding clients the best Ontario Residential Mortgage for their home purchase, refinance or renewal.
Through me who works with major banks, trust companies and credit unions, you have a one stop shop to choose the mortgage you want based on the options I am equipped to present – with no lender bias.
You are comforted knowing you have choose the best option for you.

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Azhar Khan, Gold Medalist and Certified Kaizen Coach

If would like to grow your business or personal skills, you must come out and listen to Azhar Khan who will talk about the Art of Continuous Improvement. The Kaizen concept is a key business strategy to gradually improve the processes involved with attaining a particular goal, ultimately enabling us to achieve superior quality result in less time with less efforts.

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Claude Flint, Business Development Manager, Station369

Thinking of improving your online presence to drive more good leads? Come and learn more about digital marketing and ask all your questions from the expert himself. Claude Flint is a senior digital marketing professional who has been in advertising sales for 19 years. For the last 13 years his focus has been purely on digital marketing and he has helped hundreds of clients to improve their online presence and grow their businesses. In addition to marketing consulting, his experience includes campaign strategies, copy writing and full programmatic targeting of prospect groups. He has thrived in a variety of digital landscapes, including government & politics, education, automotive and home services. He lives in Pickering with his wife and three children, aged 10, 9 and 9.

Jelani Asante, Lawyer, Ramachandran Professional Corporation

Get ready to learn some very important facts about Wills & Estates from the expert, Jelani Asante of Ramachandran Law. Ramachandran Law seeks to be an innovative, progressive legal, business and advisory service provider focused on providing excellent results and value to all stakeholders. Yes, stakeholders include our employees, clients, communities, and our environment.

Sharmila Perera, President, Ann Arbour Consultants

Exited to have Sharmila Perera from Ann Arbour Consultants Inc., a full-service immigration and foreign talent recruitment company which established in 2002 to speak about Immigrating to Canada.
15 years later Ann Arbour Consultants is a leading company in the industry with 2 offices in Canada ( Toronto and Edmonton) and offices outside Canada in Dubai, Sri Lanka, India and Mexico. They work with names such as Marriott, Renaissance, Best Western, Holiday Inn, Tim Hortons, Subway to introduce, place and ensure the successful immigration of qualified employees. We also service the Construction, auto and IT industry.

Parm Chohan, owner of Conquer Leadership

Another amazing speaker at CGTA’s Virtual Conference & Expo 2022 will be Parm Chohan, owner of Conquer Leadership, is a leadership development trainer, speaker and coach. Parm will be speaking about Building Blocks of Leadership Development Communication + Connection.
Parm Chohan will unpack how leadership development starts with
being able to genuinely communicate + connect with your people.
Being able to communicate + connect is the most important building block, because if you can’t, what
are the chances you’ll have influence or leadership with your teams?
And remember, we’re all leaders in some way.
Together we will discuss:
• Why leadership and growth training is important
• Five skills & qualities of successful leaders
• The power of connecting
• Finding common ground
• Barriers to common ground
• How to connect right away
• Being able to reflect and correct
• Staying authentic in your relationships
As entrepreneurs, business owners and executives, we all know how to communicate. But building
genuine connection is a layer deeper.

Hammad Siddiqui, LinkedIn Coach and Consultant

Excited to announce that Hammad Siddiqui will be speaking at our virtual conference. Hammad is a LinkedIn Coach and Consultant based in GTA with nearly 50,000 Global Followers.
He coaches LinkedIn as a Job Search, B2B Sales and business tool.
In 2021-22, he served as a LinkedIn Coach at a youth employment project with the Government of Ontario.
He leads a powerful program “LinkedIn Mastermind Group”, an exclusive group of his clients from many countries. These professionals CFOs, Engineers, Marketing Heads, Engineers, Supply Chain Professionals etc.
This Mastermind group is aimed at continued learning, once you have completed the course, you will be added to this group for networking, learning and growth.
Join, you will be amazed!

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