Looking Ahead to the 2020 Marketing Landscape

Date: 12/09/2019

Event Time: 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Event Location: Revival Bar, 783 College St. Toronto, Ontario M6G 1C5

As the year comes to a close, AMA Toronto is excited to bring together the biggest movers and shakers in the industry for this annual event where we discover the real trends and challenges facing marketers in 2020.



5:30 pm Doors Open & Networking
6:15 pm Guests Welcome & Soapbox 
6:30 pm Agency Presentations
7:45 pm Q&A from the Audience
8:00 pm Networking
8:30 pm End of the Event


Matt Chong, VP Partnerships and Past-President, AMA Toronto



Brent Wardrop, Partner at Elemental


Alexandra Panousis, President at Havas Media

Alex Panousis is an executive at the forefront of digital media, technology and creativity. A culture leader and media/creative industry veteran, with over 20 years of experience leading high-growth, innovative and profitable agencies.   Alex is the CEO of Havas, President of Advertising and Media, and is also the Community Director with TechTO and host of MarketingTO, one of the largest marketing and tech forums in Toronto. An executive advisor and board director to several organizations, Alex has held senior positions at the National Post, the CBC, Coca Cola, Leo Burnett and Starcom Mediavest group.   In her spare time Alex is teaches at Humber, sits on several boards with the City of Toronto and the Jorgen Ballet.

Nancy Crimi-Lamanna, Chief Creative Office at FCB Toronto

Nancy has led many of Canada’s largest brands and created some of Canada’s most recognized campaigns. Her work has been awarded nationally and globally at virtually every show including the Cannes Lions, D&AD, London, International Awards, CLIO’s, Effies, One Show and was recently ranked among the top 10 Creative Directors in Canada. Beyond creating iconic campaigns, Nancy is an industry thought leader:  She's  an inaugural member of the Times Up Advertising movement addressing gender inequality and has committed FCB Canada to #FreeTheBid, an effort to enlist more female directors. Occasionally, Nancy still works for free judging both local and international shows, being on the advisory board of the Advertising and Design Club of Canada and looking for the next generation of interns as Co-Chief Creative Officer at FCB Toronto.

Brett Channer, CEO & CCO at Mass Minority


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Presenting: The Marketing Networking Group


Welcome to AMA-Toronto Marketing Networking Group, an exclusive member community where we help build meaningful connections.

Networking is one of the most valuable and important aspects for an effective career management. A recent AMA study shows that on average, an ineffective career management reduces lifetime earnings by 35% and results in less job satisfaction and advancement opportunity. At AMA-Toronto, we want to help you advance your career, and that´s why we have created our own Marketing Networking Group for our community.

Face to face meetings are essential for long term business and professional relationships. The Marketing Networking Group is an opportunity for you to connect with like-minded professionals, learn and share market knowledge, gain valuable industry insights and build camaraderie.


Join us!


Our members-only meetings take place once a month (every last Wednesday of the month), at a location around the city.


Attendance is free and refreshments are provided.


We share the details of the meeting through our membership list, our private LinkedIn group, and by special Invitation only.


Your network is one of the most valuable assets for advancing your career. Get started by becoming a member of the AMA.


For more details, contact us at membership@ama-toronto.com.

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