Enactus Canada National Exposition welcomes progressive Canadian post-secondary teams and business leaders

CALGARY (April 28, 2014) – Enactus Canada is holding their annual National Exposition in Calgary, Alberta at the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre from April 28 – 30, 2014. The event welcomes 1,200 delegates including the country’s brightest university and college students, academic professionals and top Canadian CEOs.

Throughout the three-day event, post-secondary teams and student entrepreneurs will compete for prestigious national champion titles by showcasing their community development projects and business ventures to judging panels composed of top Canadian executives.

The Enactus Canada National Champion will move on to the international level of competition – the Enactus World Cup, taking place in China in October, 2014.

WHEN:             April 28 – 30, 2014

Key Media Opportunities

Monday, April 28

  • #SeeOpportunity Enactus Showcase: 12:30-1:00pm on Stephen Ave and 1 St. SW
  • Opening Ceremonies: 5:00-7:00pm (Gwyn Morgan keynote)

Tuesday, April 29

  • Career Opportunity Fair: 11:30am-1:30pm
  • Awards Ceremony: 5:00-7:00pm

Wednesday, April 30

  • Generation-Next Leadership Development Executive Forum: 11:30am-1:00pm
  • Final Awards Ceremony:  4:15-5:00pm

WHERE:           Calgary TELUS Convention Centre ,136 Eighth Ave. SE, Calgary, AB


  • Ian Aitken, Enactus Canada Chairman
  • Nicole Almond, Enactus Canada President
  • Gwyn Morgan, Keynote Speaker, Former President and CEO, EnCana Corporation

Competition judges include over 200 Canadian leaders and top executives, including:

  • Paul Brandt, President and Founder Brand-T Records, The Tundra Touring Co. & The Build It Forward Foundation
  • David Clanachan, Chief Operating Officer, Tim Hortons
  • John LeBoutillier, President, Unilever Canada
  • Rob Livingston, Country Manager and President, Visa Canada
  • Sandra Stuart, Chief Operating Officer, HSBC Bank Canada

The Enactus Canada National Exposition provides an excellent opportunity for business leaders to witness the talent and innovation of Canada’s next generation of business and community leaders. Enactus Canada is proud to showcase the inspiring stories of our entrepreneurial students and teams, and to be fostering these young leaders.

For news and competition results during the event, please follow @Enactus_Canada on Twitter.


ABOUT ENACTUS CANADA: Enactus Canada is a community of student, academic and business leaders enabling progress through entrepreneurial action. Guided by academic advisors and business experts, more than 2,400 student leaders create and implement 350 community empowerment projects and business ventures every year in communities coast to coast. As a global network of 37 countries, Enactus uses the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better, more sustainable world. For more information, visit enactus.ca.

Media inquiries:

Jody Lundrigan
Director, Communications
Enactus Canada
E: jody@enactus.ca
M: 416.346.0131