Enactus Canada National Exposition hosts the country’s most entrepreneurial student, academic and business leaders.

TORONTO (May 5, 2015) – Enactus Canada is holding their annual National Exposition in Toronto, Ontario at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from May 11-13, 2015. 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 South Africa in October, 2015.

WHEN: May 11-13, 2015

Key media opportunities:

Tuesday, May 12

Individual interviews with W. Brett Wilson (call to schedule)

Awards Ceremony: 6:00-8:00pm (W. Brett Wilson keynote)

Wednesday, May 13

Mayor John Tory to make special announcement about global event coming to Toronto: 1:45-2:15pm

Final Awards Ceremony (Naming Enactus Canada National Champion):  4:15-5:00pm

WHERE: Metro Toronto Convention Centre

North Building, 255 Front Street West

Constitution Hall 106/107

WHO: Canada’s Top Executives

Ian Aitken, Enactus Canada Founder and Chairman
Nicole Almond, Enactus Canada President
Brett Wilson, Keynote Speaker, Celebrated Entrepreneur & Philanthropist (Tuesday)
His Worship John Tory, Mayor of Toronto (Wednesday)

Competition judges include over 200 Canadian top executives (Wednesday), including:
David Clanachan, President and Chief Operating Officer, Tim Hortons Canada
Ian Hanning, Chief Financial Officer, Capital One 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, this country’s largest student leadership development organization, is shaping generations of entrepreneurial leaders who are passionate about advancing the economic, social and environmental health of Canada. Guided by academic advisors and business experts, more than 2,400 entrepreneurial postsecondary students led 250 community empowerment projects and business ventures this past 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 enactus.ca.

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