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Farm Credit Canada Forum - London

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Farm Credit Canada Forum - London

Time: December 9, 2014 all day
Location: London Convention Centre
Street: 300 York Street
City/Town: London
Website or Map: https://www.fcc-fac.ca/en/eve…
Event Type: forum
Organized By: Farm Credit Canada
Latest Activity: Nov 24, 2014

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Get inspired

FCC Forums are an opportunity to learn, re-energize and network with business owners and operators just like you. We handpick celebrities and industry experts to share their stories and offer insights to help manage your business. Register your family, friends and business partners - everyone is welcome.


Headliners
See one of these exceptional Canadians:

Alexandre Bilodeau
Two-Time Olympic Champion
alexbilodeau.ca | @ABilodeau_ski
Appearing in: Lévis
He’s inspired a nation with his perseverance and athletic achievement. In 2010, Alexandre made history by becoming the first Canadian Olympic champion right here at home. Four years later, he brought back mogul gold again. Alexandre will show you what it takes to overcome adversity time and time again – and win!

David Chilton
The Wealthy Barber
wealthybarber.com | @wealthy_barber
Appearing in: Red Deer, London, Moncton
This bestselling author and star of CBC’s Dragons’ Den is back withThe Wealthy Barber Returns, the sequel to his legendary financial planning book that sold over 2 million copies. David will provide a common sense guide to your financial future, complete with insight, charm and humour.

Jamie Clarke
Extreme Adventurer
jamieclarke.com | @JC_Climbs
Appearing in: Saskatoon, Brandon
Jamie Clarke has climbed Everest twice, the Seven Summits and ridden camels across the Empty Quarter of Arabia – with a lot of highs and lows along the way. With humour and high energy, Jaime will share with you some of the important lessons he’s learned through his adventures.

Click here to register and to see the rest of the speakers: https://www.fcc-fac.ca/en/events/fcc-forums.html

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