PART I - Building Your Personal Brand

  • Thursday, May 24, 2018 - 11:30 to 13:00
  • London Villas - 9620 109 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T5H 1C8
  • Kari Skelton, Jeannie Vaage, Carlow Penar & Yvonne Cowan
The way you dress and the way you carry yourself are important elements to building your powerful personal brand. But how do you know what is right for youand your business?

Join food, fashion and family blogger Kari Skelton, style experts Carlos Penar and Yvonne Cowan from La Maison Simons, and Jeannie Vaage, corporate etiquette and international protocol expert as they delve into the art and science of personal branding and share the secrets to building your brand to a whole new level. This luncheon will help you learn how to act and dress for success.

This is part one of a two part series in personal branding.

Date: Thursday, May 24

Time: 11:30am Registration

Location: London Villas - 9620 109 Ave NW

Cost: $35 - Members

          $50 - Non Members

Our guest speakers:

Jeannie Vaage is a certified corporate etiquette and international protocol consultant. She is a graduate of the Protocol School of Washington, the only nationally accredited business etiquette, image and international protocol school in North America and has studied with the Disney Institute for Business Excellence and Customer Service. Ms.Vaage's training is recognized by Fortune 500 corporations, governments, academia and private consultants around the world. Jeannie has taught for over 25 years, including at an International Baccalaureate school and a private school in British Columbia. She received her International Baccalaureate training in Houston and Atlanta. Some of her accomplishments include event managing for former Deputy Prime Minister, the Hon. Don Mazankowski, opening the Four Seasons Hotel in Edmonton, leading seminars at the University of Alberta and Norquest College on business etiquette and presenting etiquette and protocol seminars to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the Edmonton Police Service. Ms.Vaage has been a freelance writer for the Vancouver Sun on the subject of social etiquette and is often a guest on CBC Radio and television. She holds a Bachelors Degree from the University of Alberta, an Associate Degree from the Royal Conservatory of Music, and in her earlier years danced with the Alberta Ballet. Ms. Vaage is an active member of the Association of International Image Consultants.

Kari Skelton covers fashion, food, and family as a blogger and stylist at A former radio and TV personality, Kari’s well-known to Edmontonians, named one of the city’s Top 40 Under 40 in Avenue Magazine. In addition to keeping busy as an in-demand event host, stylist, and personal shopper, Kari’s got her hands full with her toddler Wyatt, dog Moses, and husband Ryan (in no particular order).

Carlos Penar & Yvonne Cowan - La Maison Simons





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