Marketing Hall of Legends: A Fireside Chat

Date: 04/09/2019

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

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

The Marketing Hall of Legends was created to honour Canadians who have dedicated their lives to the pursuit of excellence in the field of marketing and to inspire and build marketing leaders as well as future legends. AMA Toronto is broadening the property to give the community direct access to our inducted legends through a new series of quarterly events, which will provide the opportunity to understand how their ideas and contributions to marketing and brand building have made a tremendous impact in the marketplace. This intimate conversation will reveal the full story behind their journey to success. 


On April 9th, we will be speaking with Arthur Fleischmann, President/CEO of John st.

Join us for an inspiring evening as we work together to build a community through networking, mentoring and recognition that results in business excellence via marketing. Drinks and appetisers included.



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


Leslie Root, Senior VP of Marketing at TJX Canada

TJX is a Fortune 500 company, and home to Canada's favourite and most recognized off-price retailers including Homesense, Winners and Marshalls. Leslie has had an outstanding career, from Director of Marketing at the Burger King Corporation to TJX Canada where she has cultivated her passion for retail over the last 11 years.


Arthur Fleischmann, President / CEO of John st.

Arthur has come a long way from the streets of Queens, NY. Before deciding on a life in advertising, his career included stints in both sales and marketing (at Xerox and Kraft Foods, respectively). In 2001, he co-founded John st. with the goal of fostering a “creative collaborative,” one without the silos and bureaucracy he’d seen in previous organizations. Arthur brings his sense-making abilities, vision for innovation and passion for building high-functioning groups to his clients’ executive teams. He is a passionate advocate for people living with autism and his bestselling book, Carly’s Voice, has been translated into eight languages.

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