Excellence Canada will be hosting its annual Performance Excellence Summit and the 30th anniversary of the Canada Awards for Excellence on October 30 in Toronto.
The Summit, which attracts over 500 leaders and decision-makers from all sectors, is titled “Redefining Excellence in a New Era.” Speakers include five-time Olympian Hayley Wickenheiser, chief and entrepreneur Mark McEwan, Delta Hotels and Resorts president and CEO Ken Greene, Durham social services commissioner Hugh Drouin, and comedian Jessica Holmes.
In addition, Mark Wafer, the owner of seven Tim Hortons and a champion for disability awareness, will speak to the benefits of inclusion in the private sector while Rich Donovan, founder of Lime, a leading third-party recruiter in disability, will talk about the strength and growth of an emerging employee base.
The event will also include a special recognition of achievement for Colonel Chris Hadfield.
The Canada Awards for Excellence, established 30 years ago in 1984, represent the highest standard for recognition of organizational achievement in Canada. David Johnston, the Governor General of Canada, is the patron of the awards, which will recognize, among other areas, excellence in mental health, healthy workplaces, innovation and wellness, and education.
To register, visit www.excellence.ca/summit