The Urban Financial Services Coalition is Toronto’s premier networking, professional development and community outreach organization for Black and other financial services professionals of color. To help us celebrate our 15th year, we are delighted to invite you to our 2012 International Conference – “Borderless Future, Boundless Opportunities” on September 27-29, 2012 at the Hyatt Regency Toronto.
The Conference is open to everyone – if you are interested in financial services as a career, we want to see you. Please visit ufsctoronto2012.com to review all the incredible Conference programming and REGISTER with promocode PROMOSTUDENT.
Your Conference registration gets you access to:
- Our first-ever Diversity Career Expo, bringing leading financial services, professional services and other companies together with the most talented group of diverse professionals.
- Conference programming, including top Canadian, US and Caribbean business leaders such as Ian Clarke (CFO and EVP, MLSE), Bill Strickland (CEO, Manchester Bidwell), Reggie Love (former “body man” to President Obama), Patricia Lovett-Reid (TD Waterhouse), Dan Nowlan (Co-head, Equity Capital Markets, CIBC Wofrld Markets), Douglas Porter (Deputy Chief Economist, BMO Capital Markets), Dawn Desjardins (Assistant Chief Economist, RBC), Martez Moore (EVP, BET Networks), Rodney Davis (CEO, Cool Group), Denham Jolly (entrepreneur), Norm Trainor (entrepreneur & coach) and many more.
- A Community Empowerment event focused on building community roles models for sustained prosperity, delivered by UFSC Toronto members and corporate partners to community members and young people. We will also screen award-winning documentary Colour Me and have a discussion with the director and star.
- Our 15th Anniversary “Opening Bell” Gala, including dinner, dance and featuring our keynote speaker: branding and fashion icon, ground-breaking entrepreneur, founder and CEO of FUBU and star of ABC network’s hit business reality show Shark Tank, Daymond John. The Gala will celebrate the legacy of leadership and professional development UFSC Toronto has nurtured in the financial services community.
Registration as a participant in the Diversity Career Expo on Thursday, September 27 is FREE – simply register at our website.
However, we are confident you will see tremendous value in registering for the full Conference event and the networking and skill development opportunities it affords. We have endeavored to provide that value at a very attractive price point when compared to other multi-day conferences in the financial services and other sectors.
We are pleased to offer students a discounted registration package of $125, which includes entry to all of the events from September 27-29 (Career Expo, Conference programming, Community Empowerment Day and 15th Anniversary Gala).
Register today at our dedicated student registration page using promo code PROMOSTUDENT to log in! Proof of status will be required at event sign-in.
Our many financial and in-kind sponsors and presentation partners include Canada’s leading financial institutions, insurance companies and professional services companies. Without exception, each has expressed an interest in seeing a great turnout of diverse young professionals and students. This is your chance to network with leading financial services professionals, enhance your substantive skills and be part of what we know will be a transformative event.
With the 2012 Conference, we aim to:
the talent in our community to develop professionally and seek their potential
young people to consider financial services as a viable career path
our community about the importance of financial literacy to sustained prosperity
all our members and constituents to reach new heights of leadership, personal growth and community service