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Keep an eye on this page for more speaker and program announcements as we move closer to the event date!

Keynote Speaker

Adam Growe

For over 25 years, Adam has been performing on radio, television, on-stage, as well as at festivals and events. In addition to hosting eight seasons of Discovery Channel’s Cash Cab, Adam is an accomplished stand-up comedian starring in Just for Laughs, Comedy NOW!, and COMICS!, appearing on CBS’s Star Search and Comedy Central’s Premium Blend. His career has expanded to include online interactive media, keynote presentations and his own one-man shows.
As a family man, Adam brings family-friendly energy alongside intelligent and clean trivia to the stage when entertaining at live events. As a result, he delivers a fun and highly engaging performance to meet the interests and needs of his audience and clients. Adam is a father and a foster parent with his wife and three kids in Toronto.

Professional Development

Ross Simmonds

Ross is a digital strategist and entrepreneur with a passion for technology and communications. He has spent the last seven years working in digital marketing and has had the chance to work with brands ranging from Fortune 500 companies such as Nestle & Unilever to a wide range of small businesses and real estate organizations. 
He's the author of Standout, A Content Marketing Guide for Entrepreneurs, the co-founder of a social media management service called Crate and has been published in Forbes Magazine, Huffington Post, The Globe & Mail and more. In 2016, Mashable named Ross as one of the top 5 Snapchat marketers worth following. 

Clinton Wilkins

Clinton joined CENTUM Home Lenders LTD in February 2009.  He is an entrepreneur and a dedicated mortgage professional and has been helping clients achieve their financial goals for over 11 years.  Clinton focuses on meeting the financial needs of his clients by providing them with strong choices and options. Clinton wants to see his clients leave his office with the satisfaction that comes with knowing they have received the absolute best customer service in the city.
Clinton has won several awards since joining the CENTUM family.  He has been awarded with the #1 agent for volume and units in the country for 2011.  Most recently he was recognized as a Young Gun in the industry by CMP Magazine.   Clinton is a Young Professionals Champion for the national Mortgage Professionals Canada organization. 

Off-Site Adventure

Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21


The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 inspires and enables Canadians to explore their relationships with migrations that have profoundly shaped our country. Explore this site of public memory and participate in a national conversation. 

Pursuit of Excellence Awards

The REIC Pursuit of Excellence Awards program recognizes and fosters excellence in professionalism in the real estate industry. Recipients from all across Canada are celebrated for their contributions.  The Awards gala is an evening filled with inspiration, delicious food, entertainment, and hours of enjoyment. It’s a perfect opportunity to celebrate the hard work and accomplishments of your team or colleagues.

2017 Awards Program Submission Deadlines
Pursuit of Excellence Awards: Thursday April 13, 2017 @ 4:30 pm ET
Chapter of the Year Award: Friday May 26, 2017 @ 4:30 pm ET


Event Schedule

          *Schedule is subject to change
 Date  Event  Time
June 13, 2017  IREM Leadership Conference Day 1  1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
   IREM Networking Dinner  6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
June 14, 2017  IREM Leadership Conference Day 2  8:00 am - 12:00 pm
   Sector Networking & Roundtable Luncheon  12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
   Keynote Speaker  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
   Off-Site Adventure in Halifax  4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
June 15, 2017  Annual General Meeting   8:00 am - 9:30 am
   Professional Development Sessions  10:00 am - 12:30 pm
   Luncheon  12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
   Chapter Chat Live  1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
   Pursuit of Excellence Awards Gala  6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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