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I’m Samantha Gernhart – and award-winning Marketing Specialist based in Brantford, Ont. For over 15 years, I’ve helped businesses and organizations across Canada reach more customers and generate more revenue with highly engaging and powerful marketing tools and strategies. Connect with Samantha @  https://www.claritydesigns.ca

Howard Harris is a fine art photographer known for his dimensional multi layered images. He earned a BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute and MID from Pratt Institute. Harris was granted a U.S. Patent for his photographic processes proving his uniqueness-inventiveness. His work appears in many books and publications such as International Artists of the Decade and Top 10 Contemporary Artists. His work is represented by galleries in the U.S., U.K., and Europe. Connect with Howard at https://www.hharrisphoto.com/

Nicole was born and raised in Bracebridge, Ontario where she owns two successful businesses to this day. Growing up, Nicole was a very driven, athletic individual that did not let any barriers stand in her way. One of those barriers being Dyslexia which deterred her from attending college/university right out of high school. Instead, Nicole took part in many pageants including Miss Universe Canada. It was through pageantry that Nicole realized she could turn that same passion and drive that she had within her to help others.The beauty industry soon became her main focus. Visit Nicole @ https://www.muskokaaesthetics.com/

Apollon is a professional artist and the founder of Apollon Avagyan Studio, a creative studio that offers online workshops of different art disciplines to students around the world. Apollon holds a Masters degrees in Set Design and a Bachelors Degree in Painting from Accademia di Belle Arti in Florence, as well as a Bachelors Degree in Design. As an accomplished artist, his personal style is figurative and classical. His work has been part of several exhibitions throughout Europe and private commissions in the United States. Visit Apollon @ www.apollonavagyan.com

I discovered my true purpose when I saw myself doing a job I never enjoyed for 15years. So, I took a leaped of faith in me went back to school and become a certified Image Consultant then into a certified Confidence Coach. I learned to love myself in away which created the best version of me. I am living my best life in my now and helping other women do the same. I’m also a true feminist, I been married for 20 years (crazy guy, lol) and I’m a Mom of 3 Boys a 20, 17 and 9-year-old. So, it’s a beautiful life!  Visit Jeannie @ https://ca.linkedin.com/in/jennie-martinez-capati-a4312686

Elaine speaks publicly, sharing her story and educating parents on the risk factors associated with Video Gaming Addiction. She has been featured on numerous media outlets including CBC’s The National, CBC Radio, The Wall Street Journal, CHCH Television and Rogers TV.
Elaine is also a coach for parents, offering information, strategies and support in managing technology. As an author, Elaine has published two books titled, Seeing Through the Cracks, and Cyber Sober: A Caregiver’s Guide to Video Gaming Addiction.  Visit Elaine @ https://eyespyhealth.ca/