Experts, industry leaders, fellow retailers

Discover the visionaries who are reshaping the industry at the 2023 Retail Marketing Conference. Our handpicked speakers will ignite your imagination and empower you with invaluable insights into the evolving world of marketing in retail.

Christine Andrew

Managing Director for Strategy & Digital


Patrick Brayley

SVP, Printing Sector

TC Transcontinental

Tara Conway

Retail Strategist

Julia Hood

Account Director, Influencer Marketing

Edelman Canada

Dan Howe

Chief Marketing Officer

Pattison Food Group

Sachin Arora

Managing Director

Next Commerce

Xavier Beauchamp-Tremblay

Regional Lead, Legal Transformation


Sonia Carreno


IAB Canada

Matthew Cheung

Managing Director, Solutions


Lia Grimberg


Radicle Loyalty

Adam Halim

Senior VP, Product & Marketing


Alison Hartnoll

VP, Unified Commerce and Marketing

Mastermind Toys

Ransom Hawley



Jake Karls

Co-Founder & Rainmaker

Mid-Day Squares

Jean-Michel Maltais

Senior VP, Omnichannel

New Look Vision Group

Chris Parsons

Senior Director Omni-Channel Marketing & Strategic Insights

Home Hardware

Joe Peters

Chief Operations Officer

MiQ Canada

David Pullara

Chief Marketing Officer

Optimum Retailing

Johnny Russo

Chief Digital Officer

Lamour and MLG brands

Janelle Shiplett

Chief Marketing Officer

House of L R & C

Kathy Tsolakos

VP Marketing, Ecommerce, Visual Presentation


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Diane J. Brisebois

President and CEO

Retail Council of Canada

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Santo Ligotti

VP of Member Services and Marketing

Retail Council of Canada

Jeff Topol

Creative Strategy Director


Jim Yates

Retail Strategist

Interested in speaking at Retail Marketing 2023? 

Contact RCC Sponsorship at rccsponsorship@retailcouncil.org for more information.