Are you ready to make a difference that matters? To harness the power of stories to empower children in your community and beyond? To fan the flame of a one-of-a-kind movement as it ignites across North America?
Join us at Own Your Story: On the Road! 2016 - Toronto to discover how YOU have the power to advance the Barefoot Books mission to share stories, connect families and inspire children. Whether you pioneered our grassroots Barefoot movement or you’ve only just heard of our Ambassador program, you will NOT want to miss this chance to learn how you can take control of your story!
Whatever sparks your passion for sharing stories and making a difference, you'll find something at Own Your Story! On the Road 2016: Toronto just for you. You'll catch the flame straight from CEO and Co-Founder Nancy Traversy, meet our passionate Ambassador community and get EXCLUSIVE sneak peeks of Autumn 2016 products! Excited yet? Register today!
When: June 25-26, 2016
Element Vaughan Southwest Hotel
6170 Highway 7
Vaughan, Ontario, Canada
|"Wake up recharged at the brand new all-suites Element Vaughan Southwest Hotel. Built green from the ground up, this Vaughan, Ontario, hotel is Canada's first Element - a new kind of hotel. Bright, open spaces energize you and eco-friendly practices help you live well... Canada's Wonderland, Legoland, Vaughan Mills outlet shopping, the area's business district, dining and entertainment are all nearby. Toronto's Pearson International Airport is 10 minutes away, and downtown is a 30-minute drive. It's a convenient location for coming together." Learn more here!|
To make your reservations, you can book online here or call the hotel directly at 905-264-6474 or 1-887-353-6368. To get the group rate, you will need to make your reservations before May 31, 2016; when booking via phone, quote the group name BAREFOOT BOOKS and the booking code BF25AA. Guests will require a credit card on file to make their reservations.
For those staying at the Element Vaughan Southwest Hotel, a complementary breakfast will be provided on Sunday morning.
We've carefully planned the Workshop curriculum* to help you take your business to the next level:
|1:30-2 pm||Community Registration|
|2-2:30 pm||Welcome and Introductions|
|2:30-3:15 pm||"Living Barefoot" Keynote: Hear Co-founder and CEO Nancy Traversy's story|
|3:15-3:45 pm||Hear our Ambassador Stories|
|4-4:45 pm||Special Canadian Update / Q&A|
|4:45-5:45 pm||The Stories Behind the Stories: Get Sneak Peeks into Upcoming Books!|
|5:45-6 pm||Wrap up and Highlights|
|6-9pm||Kick off your shoes and party Barefoot!|
|9-9:30 am||Introduction to the Home Office Team|
|9:30-10:30 am||Six Months to Barefoot Success|
|10:45-11:15 am||Make an Impact: Leveraging Your Network|
|11:15-12 pm||Achieve Your Monthly Sales Goals: Book and Run Successful Events|
|12-12:30 pm||Networking Lunch|
|1:30-2 pm||Build your Team...and your Business!|
|2-2:15 pm||Who's Leading the Pack? Meet our Barefoot Superstars!|
|2:30-3:20||Prioritize, Plan, Focus: Build Effective Business Habits|
|3:50-4 pm||Closing Comments|
Effective May 21, 2016, there will be a late registration option for $59 USD. Due to fees incurred for last minute changes with our vendors, this ticket will be at a higher cost. Barefoot goodie bag items will be ordered based on early bird registration numbers.