BNI Eastern Ontario / Western Québec (Outaouais) Region



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Register by: January 23, 2008 to qualify for the early bird fee & draws:

§ Win 2 suite tickets to an Ottawa Senators hockey game including parking & catering
Win a $1000 scholarship to “No Limits Retreat” by the ProActive Leadership Centre

7:00 a.m.: Continental Breakfast & Registration~1:15 p.m.: Closing

Travelodge Hotel & Conference Centre, 1376 Carling Avenue, Ottawa. Free Parking.

Special live videoconference presentation
by Ivan Misner followed by an interactive
Question & Answer period.

Dr. Ivan Misner is the Founder & Chairman of BNI, the world's largest business networking organization. BNI has over 5,000 chapters & more than 100,000 members in 37 countries.

Dr. Misner’s Ph.D. is from the University of Southern California. He has written ten books, including his latest #1 bestseller Masters of Sales and his New York Times bestseller Truth or Delusion?

He is a monthly columnist for, the Senior Partner for the Referral Institute (a referral training company with trainers around the world) and has taught business management at several universities.

Called the "Father of Modern Networking" by CNN and the “Networking Guru” by Entrepreneur magazine, Dr. Misner is considered one of the world's leading experts on business networking and has been a keynote speaker for major corporations throughout the world. He has been featured in the L.A. Times, Wall Street Journal and New York Times as well as numerous TV and radio shows including CNN, CNBC and the BBC in London.


“Marketing that Makes You Money” Frank J. De Raffele Jr., President of ProActive - Consulting Training Management. He is the co-author of Successful Business Networking and a contributing author to the Wall Street Journal & New York Times bestseller The Masters of Networking. He has written a Business Development column for the Westchester and Fairfield County Business Journals, is the Executive Producer and Co-Host of the Business Talk Network radio program as well as an internationally acclaimed motivational speaker, trainer and performance coach.

Frank has received recognition in The Toronto Star and The Globe & Mail. He has been featured in Success, Employment Review and Professional Selling magazines, on national radio and television programs. He has worked with Fortune 500 Companies, non-profit organizations and small business executives.

“Networking” Nicole Dufresne Baker is the 2007 Ottawa Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors Chair & a Manager in the Enterprise Risk Management practice at Deloitte & Touche LLP since September 2006. Before joining Deloitte and Touche, she was the controller and chief financial officer of a local feed and garden centre operation for 12 years. Along with her involvement with the Chamber of Commerce, Nicole was a member of the Steering Committee for TalentWorks & volunteered for Junior Achievement. Nicole has also published books on financial management for the non-profit sector.

“Stories from 200 Years of Networking” Jo Maple, a truly dynamic man whose life mission is to awaken spirits, open hearts and shake the soul of everyone he meets. An efficient facilitator, inspiring motivational speaker and energetic coach, he has developed a passion for story telling. He has been networking for over 200 years and has a few tales to share with us. Jo has been featured at Winterlude 2007, at the Canadian Museum of Civilization, at the Ottawa Sugar Bush and many more. Throughout his 10 year exploratory travels around the world he has garnered a wide array of experiences which enrich his presentations and teachings.

Presentation of Regional Awards for Top Chapters & Chapter Members

Only 9 Exhibitor Tables are available at a cost of $75. incl. GST
on a first come-first served basis
Exhibitors must be BNI Members and must be registered to attend the conference.

Donate A Prize: If you would like to feature your business by providing one of
                              the door prizes... please send us an e-mail (
                              or fax (613.798.5663) with a description of the prize.

Investment:   BNI Members: $69.75 (by January 23, incl. GST)
                                                     $84.75 (after January 23, incl. GST)
                         Guests:             $84.75 (including GST)

Continental Breakfast & Nutrition Break included

** Please register by Fax to BNI – 613.798.5663 or call 613.860.0577**

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