As one of the most inspirational branding, marketing and customer experience keynote speakers, Isabelle is a ‘no-nonsense’ dynamo, born to catapult passionate entrepreneurs and thought leaders to build businesses and brands designed to make life better.
She is one of North America’s Top Business Influencers, bestselling author of the marketing and business book: The Next Big Thing: Top Trends From Today’s Leading Experts to Help You Dominate the New Economy, two-time TEDx speaker with over 2.5 Million views, and a TV show host. Isabelle’s sole purpose is to help entrepreneurs and business leaders become and remain The First, The Best or The Only.
She co-founded her first business a few years out of her teens, and quickly became one of the most awarded branding firms in Canada including Canada’s Best SME Entrepreneur Of The Year. She brings over 25 years of branding, marketing and customer experience expertise and has worked with more than 500 companies, including some influential and iconic brands like A&W, Robeez Footwear, Earls Restaurants, IMAX Corporation, and HSBC Investments just to name a few. Isabelle teaches how to grow businesses and brands that are designed to thrive in any economy by becoming and remaining – The First, The Best or The Only.
Equine Guided Strategist & Growth Whisperer
Margarita Romano is as unique as her role at LeapZone – Equine-Guided Strategist. Supported by her intuitive equine partners, she loves to collaborate on a strategic level to provide a different perspective, and to help uncover and clarify purpose and direction.
Margarita is a visionary strategist, processor, business owner, systems engineer, creative writer, fanatical problem-solver, and the best-selling author of Sitting on the Fence – How to Love Without Limits – a sharing of her life with Isabelle Mercier and her realizations, learnings, and ideas about the power of love.
As a certified equine-facilitated coach, Margarita helps heart-centered entrepreneurs and couplepreneurs connect the dots to lead spectacular lives driven by heart and soul. Her 25+ years of experience working closely with people and getting to understand how they think and function through brand development and implementation, along with her passion for life, make her determined to help people live and operate by design, and increase their units of happiness.
Connector & Amplifier of Awesomeness
If you are feeling lost in the wilds of the digital marketing jungle, Deidre is the one you want as your tour guide. Building upon her extensive experience as an educator, artist, entrepreneur, speaker and mom-of-six, she crafts practical, no-nonsense strategies and smart action plans for business leaders and entrepreneurs to help ‘close the energy circle’ with their ideal clients. Deidre focuses on building genuine, long-term engagement rather than quick tricks and misleading tactics. She believes it’s all about the quality and authenticity of connections that amplifies results.
She has a Bachelor of Education with a focus in both Fine Arts and Literature, has owned several businesses in the creative arena while raising her six children in Northern British Columbia. After relocating to Vancouver Island she went back to study marketing and business and created her own social media firm. After several years of working with a host of incredible businesses on their social strategy, she forayed into public service and was the first Digital Marketing Specialist for Vancouver Island Regional Library responsible for creating an online presence for their 39 branches and training staff how to effectively use digital media.
As a trainer she is engaging, high-energy, with both contagious enthusiasm and a generous dollop of humour. Her insight into this industry means she can quickly determine what your business needs to be digitally fluent to increase connection and conversion.
Luciano is ALL about creating great lives, brands and businesses while enjoying the journey! Great ideas are just that… great ideas. And great ideas are worthless without implementation. Luciano loves to help entrepreneurs and high achievers innovate and implement smart, inspiring strategies that lead to creating amazing businesses and lives.
His career started in financial services empowering families to utilize sound financial strategies to get out of debt and retire sooner and wealthier. After 11 years in the industry, he joined a coaching organization and became a coach to the top financial advisors on Wall Street and across North America, helping them double their incomes while working less and enjoying life more in just 90 days. He helped grow that organization from $250,000 to over $20M in annual sales. Later, he joined another team that assisted Lululemon to take their business from a handful of stores to over a billion dollars in six years.
Luciano’s greatest strength is that he understands people at all levels, from top fortune 500 executives, to owners of large and small businesses, right down to employees in front-line positions. He understands that running a great business requires the courage to own and elevate the good, the bad and the ugly in one’s self and in one’s life. His 25+ years experience and laser ability to get to the core of what truly matters makes Luciano a true agent for growth.
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