The EXCELerate 2015: Grow Your Business with the Speed of Collaboration Conference in Vancouver BC is quickly approaching, and with over 40 speakers and panelists to see, how do we meet them all?

For the next month, catch our Business Failure Confessions From The Masters Interview Series, which will feature some of the incredible speakers and panelists for the EXCELerate 2015 conference.

Here is Barbara Mowat interviewing Ian Mackenzie, New Paradigm Media Activist, Award-Wining Filmmaker, and Crowdfunding Expert. We ask him about crowdfunding for women entrepreneurs, a business failure of his, and some words of wisdom. It was wonderful to get to know Ian on a more personal level. We are so excited to hear more from his session at the conference!

Don’t miss Ian’s session on Crowdfunding, along with other panelists discussing “Access to Capital: What Are the New Options for Entrepreneurs?” at the EXCELerate 2015 Conference in Vancouver BC, October 2nd 10:00 am – 11:30 am.

Check out Ian’s blog, featuring his tips on how to build an audience before launching a crowdfunding campaign here 


Business Failure Confessions From The Masters will be hosted with interviewer, Chala Dincoy from Coachtactics. Conference speakers will share their business failure stories, what they have learned and provide us with their business expertise.

Chala Dincoy-Flajnik photoChala Dincoy, CEO of Coachtactics and EXCELerate speaker, was an award winning marketer at companies such as Pepsi, Pizza Hut, Frito Lay, Diageo, Playtex and BIC Inc for 20 years. Now she’s a certified business coach and a speaker featured on Rogers TV, the National Post, and the Ottawa Citizen.
Chala dishes out big advice on how to re-niche and grow your leads at EXCELerate 2015. Catch her session Friday October 2nd at 10:00 am. Learn more about Chala and how to be the extreme expert in your niche:

Chala will be interviewing panelists from the “Caring About OUR Planet” plenary session such as Nature’s Path and Dr. Dionne Laslo-Baker,  Author of Tackling the Titans: Selling to the Fortune 500 Julia Hubbel, International exporter company Imprint Plus CEO Marla Kott, and many more.

Get to know the EXCELerate conference speakers on a more personal level and prepare for this incredible event in Vancouver, BC.

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