Join us at The Spoke Club in Toronto

The Spoke Club, 600 King St W
Toronto, ON, Canada

Date and Time:

October 13, 2016. 3:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Rethinking value, innovation, and business relationships in the Cognitive Era

The Art of the Possible is happening in the Gallery at The Spoke Club.

People are at the heart of business. Mingle with your peers and global business leaders at the upcoming Heart of Business event in Toronto. We will share insights into how businesses are rethinking business relationships, content, collaboration, and innovation management. Get inspired by discussing new ways to deliver value, trust, and passion.
Meet new friends and share your experiences in a business-casual setting designed for exchanging ideas. Successful companies, regardless of their size, recognize the need to leverage new solutions and ideas to help their teams.
Join our featured speaker and master storyteller, Louis Richardson, special guests, and business leaders from HYPE Innovation, Riva CRM Integration, Appfusions, Rocket Software, Box, and videoBIO at this information-packed and interactive event.

3:15 p.m.

Doors open. Registration. Refreshments.

4:00 p.m.

Welcome to the Heart of Business


Join event hosts, Brent Wolfe and Prabu Ayyagari from IBM, as they kick off the Heart of Business Toronto event and extend a warm welcome to attendees.

The Art of Storytelling

Louis Richardson


IBM Storyteller and Social Evangelist


So what’s your story?


Seth Godin said: “People are no longer buying goods and services. They are buying stories, relations, and magic.” You can have a magical product and strong relations, but without a great story you’ll lose in today’s marketplace. And this isn’t about your marketing department, it’s about you.


A recognized IBM Global Storyteller, Louis will share his insights, wit and wisdom on why “stories” are an essential success factor in today’s global business environment.

4:45 p.m.

The Art of the Solution

Hear how businesses are transforming with success stories from:

Interact and share. Open mic. Special guests.

6:15 – 7:30 p.m.

The Art of Enjoyment


At this event you will have a great time connecting with your peers and global business leaders. Regardless of what area of business you are in, you will learn how to leverage partnerships and smarter business solutions integrated with IBM Collaboration and Cognitive Software to help your team and business create value and relationships. And hopefully you will be inspired with new ideas that you can share with your fans on social media!