EAWLC Dialogue with Martin Copeland: Entrepreneurship and Life


Poster designer: Erica Liu

The East and West Learning Connections proudly presents entrepreneur and business mentor Martin Copeland as our guest speaker for April’s dialogue!

In this dialogue, Martin will volunteer his time and expertise to help the young generation in our community develop entrepreneurship by sharing his entrepreneur stories, advice, and taking questions, such as the following ones he often faces when tutoring start-up business owners.

· How do you build a business, and what are the most important ingredients?

· How do you use technology to sell a product or service?

· What is the psychology of why people buy? Any tips on how to predict irrational buying?

And more…


Don’t miss the opportunity to learn from a business guru the mentalities, rules, and practices of the commercial world in Canada and beyond.


Everyone is welcome to join the dialogue. Bring your own questions. Walk home with inspiration, insight, and practical tips from Martin!


Time: Friday, April 29, 2022, at 7:30-9 P.M. (Eastern Time)


Venue: online

Zoom registration link:


Zoom meeting will open 15 minutes prior.


Cost: Free

Language: English


Guest Speaker Bio


Martin Copeland was the Managing Director of Content Management Corporation with offices throughout North America. The company was acquired by Multiview, a Warburg Pincus company and a B2B marketing agency, in 2011. Martin remained for 2 years on a management contract as an SVP of Multiview with 688 employees who generates more than 100 million dollars in sales a year.


Martin was honored with the most coveted award for CSAE (Canadian Society of Association Executives) National business members, the John Griner Award, in 1992. In addition, he was a business member of the year for the Toronto Chapter of CSAE, and served on the Board of Directors for Tourism Toronto. Martin is also a past Chair of the Foundation for Association Research and Education as well as a past President of the International Society of Communication Specialists.


Currently, Martin gives back as a mentor to a variety of early-stage companies and volunteers with Charities, namely the TRAILBLAZERS Tandem Cycling Club for the visually impaired and the Toronto Ski Hawks, which takes the visually impaired downhill skiing in the Winter. He does at least 5 Charity Rides a year which include The Ride to Conquer Cancer, Cycle for Sight, Blaze-a-thon, Kayla’s Children Centre, and the Bike for Brain Health. He resides in Innisfil, Ontario, and frequents Toronto. Martin is a proud father of 3 successful grown-up children and grandfather of 2 adorable grandsons – a toddler and a newborn!


For inquiries, please contact info@eawlc.org. Thanks!

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