Innovation and Technology Headline the EDGE Summit – Expert Speakers including Keynote from Peter Diamandis via Hologram

September 5, 2018 (Vancouver, BC): MacKay CEO Forums, Canada’s highest impact peer learning organization for CEOs and top executives, is excited to host the 2018 EDGE Summit at the Toronto Hilton on October 4th. This year’s event – themed “Embracing Innovation & Technology” features keynote presentations and round table discussions led by prominent technology and innovation experts. Keynote talks include “The Beauty of Discomfort & Innovation” from award-winning business journalist and BNN Anchor, Amanda Lang and “Exponential Tech: Innovation & Disruption on the Road Ahead” from best-selling author and one of the World’s 50 greatest leaders named by Fortune Magazine, Peter Diamandis, who will deliver his keynote via hologram.

Designed to accelerate business growth, the EDGE Summit enables over 400 CEOs, top executives, business owners and Board members from across Canada to engage in an intensive full day of practical insights and peer learning through professionally-led roundtable discussions. Topics include: “Leading Innovation from Nothing + Thinking Through BlockChain”, “Storytelling to Spark Cultures of Innovation”, and many opportunities to explore exponential technologies through discussions, networking, and hands-on EDGE Technology booths throughout the day.

Nancy MacKay, Founder and CEO of MacKay CEO Forums is excited about this year’s theme, stating, “The world is changing at an exponential pace, and it is paramount that today’s top business leaders embrace the culture of innovation and stay ahead of the latest technologies to maintain a competitive edge. The Summit itself will embrace technology by having Peter Diamandis appear as a hologram.” She adds, “It’s our first time hosting the EDGE Summit in Toronto. With over 85% of tickets already sold, it’s an indication that key business leaders are eager to share ideas and learn from top experts – and we’re thrilled to give them the opportunity on October 4th. It’s truly a day they won’t want to miss.”

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About MacKay CEO Forums:
Offering peer groups across Canada from Victoria to Halifax, MacKay CEO Forums is the highest-impact, member-based peer group learning organization for results-oriented CEOs, executives, and business owners of companies with revenue of up to $5 billion. Its professionally-led peer groups are comprised of the country’s leading brands including those that are named Best Managed, Top Employer and Most Admired companies. For more information, visit

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