More than 1,500 university and college students and 200 business executives connect to create a better Canada

TORONTO, May 2, 2016 – Enactus Canada is kicking off their National Exposition in Toronto at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre this evening and will run until May 4.

The event welcomes 1,500 delegates including the country’s brightest university and college students, academic professionals and top Canadian CEOs. Key highlights of the event are included below, media are welcome to attend and interviews are available.

WHEN:             Monday, May 2 – Wednesday, May 4, 2016

WHERE:           Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 255 Front Street West, Toronto

WHO:               Enactus Canada representatives, including students

Competition judges include more than 200 Canadian top executives, including:

  • David Clanachan, President and Chief Operating Officer, Tim Hortons Canada
  • Shane Holdaway, President, Capital One Canada
  • Terri Williams, Vice President, Corporate Social Responsibility, Scotiabank


Monday, May 2

  • Opening Ceremonies: 5:00-7:00pm

Tuesday, May 3

  • Recruitment and Networking Reception: 1:00pm-3:00pm
  • Awards Ceremony: 5:00-7:00pm

Wednesday, May 4

  • HSBC Women’s Leadership Forum 11:30am-1:00pm
  • Executive Forum: 11:30am-1:00pm
  • Final Awards Ceremony:  4:15-5:00pm – Key photo opportunity – Enactus National Champion announced, who will move on to represent Canada on the global stage

The complete National Exposition itinerary is here. For news and competition results during the event, please follow @Enactus_Canada on Twitter.

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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 2,650 student leaders create and implement over 300 community empowerment projects and business ventures every year in communities coast to coast. As a global network of 36 countries, Enactus uses the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better, more sustainable world. For more information, visit

Media inquiries:

Jody Lundrigan
Enactus Canada
(416) 346-0131

Meghan Edwards
North Strategic (for Enactus Canada)
(416) 300-5720