TREVOR GODINHO – Editorial Photographer, Trevor Godinho
HAYLEY ELSAESSER – Fashion Designer, Hayley Elsaesser
RADICAL NORMS – Design Studio, Radical Norms
DEBORAH WANG – Artistic Director, Design
TOTOVA EPP – Senior Tax Preparer, ArtBooks
RAFAEL KATIGBAK – Head of Creative, VICE
ALEX RAND – Programming Associate + Producer, Luminato
SUMIT AJWANI – Founder + Executive Producer, Makers
ERIN CARROLL – Publicist, Cadence
SAMAH ALI – Founder, Sisterhood Media
AEDAN CROOKE – Freelance Creative Producer & Creator
CHRISTOPHER WILSON – Head of Music + Culture, The Drake
JOE FERRARI – Director of A&R, Sony Music Entertainment
DANI REYNOLDS – Art Director, Kastor & Pollux
KATRINA CERVONI – Photographer
AMOYE HENRY – Consultant + Founder, AfroChic
Registration 9:00 am
| Talks Begin 10:00 am
| Event Ends 5:00pm
The schedule will be released early November. Expect panels, fireside chats, keynotes, case studies, workshops and more!
Weekend Passes are available now ranging from $25 for students with valid ID to $70 for general admission. A limited number of one day passes will be available starting mid- November. Tickets include access to all sessions.
Artscape Daniels Launchpad
130 Queens Quay East
East Wing – 4th Floor
Toronto, ON
M5A 0P6
Who should attend Summit?
Summit is for anyone who is interested in Toronto’s creative and entrepreneurial landscape and who wants to gain valuable tips, tools and tricks to take their career to the next level. We welcome diverse perspectives and attendees from various stages of their careers.
Who counts as a “creator”?
The creative disciplines we focus on include music, film, fashion, textiles, woodworking, photography, jewelry making, electronics, digital fabrication and more. Though some of the talks will be discipline-specific, the majority of sessions will be applicable to anyone who is interested in learning more about the marketing, sales and technical skills needed to stand out as a creator or entrepreneur in an increasingly digital world.
What time will X be on and how long will their session be?
The schedule will be announced in November. Session times vary depending on the type from 15 minutes to 1 hour.
What time does the first session of the day start?
Sessions will run from 10 am – 5 pm on Saturday November 30th and Sunday December 1st.
Do I need to sign up for any sessions or pay extra for the workshops?
No, you do not need to sign up for sessions in advance or pay extra for the workshops.
All sessions are included in the ticket price.Is the venue accessible?
Artscape Daniels Launchpad has barrier-free access from Queens Quay East with three elevators leading from the lobby to the fourth floor. The space has accessible washrooms and stalls, as well as accessible drinking fountains. Signage throughout the building is written in Braille. Sugar Hall is equipped with an assisted listening system.Please contact us if you have any particular questions or requests.
How can my company partner with Summit?
Summit loves to partner with like-minded organizations. If you’re interested in learning more, please contact us.
How can I volunteer?
We welcome motivated volunteers! Applications are currently open and you can apply here.
Is there parking available at Launchpad?
There is no free parking near our location. There is underground parking at 130 Queens Quay East, accessible from Richardson Street. There is additional parking across the street in front of Corus Quay or at the Loblaws on the corner of Jarvis and Queens Quay.
How can I access Launchpad by public transit?
Our location is easily accessed via TTC on the 6 Bay bus or 75 Sherbourne bus. It is a 15 minute walk from Union Station.
What is Artscape Daniels Launchpad?
Artscape Daniels Launchpad is a first-of-its-kind creative entrepreneurship hub designed to help emerging and established artists, designers and creators generate income and thrive in their creative practice. Launchpad offers members unparalleletd access to a unique 30,000+ sq. ft. facility with state-of-the-art, multidisciplinary creative and technical studios; co-working space; meeting and event facilities. Learn more about Launchpad and the memberships we offer at artscapedanielslaunchpad.com