You meet the nicest people at momondays!!
Put storytelling into a blender. Add a dash of personal growth & transformation. Then drop in a load of laughs. Mix in real, live music, and great conversation with some of the nicest people on the planet, then push the ‘high’ setting… and out comes momondays!
Michel Neray, MBA, B.Sc, Master NLP Practitioner
Michel is the founder of momondays. As a professional speaker, he has spoken at conferences in more than eight countries worldwide. As a trainer and consultant, Michel has helped over a thousand individuals craft and perform more effective, ‘purposeful’ stories to become more effective leaders, salespeople, coaches, teachers, trainers, speakers, and influencers of all types. He also uses Purposeful Storytelling to more effectively differentiate, position and brand organizations in the market. He’s married with three children, two snowboards, two canoes, one motorcycle, five ukuleles, three stripes on his black belt and one wife. www.neray.com
PRE-SHOW DINNER, NETWORKING AND SOCIALIZING!
6:00 - 6:45 pm
There are all kinds of networking events where you can connect with people on a professional level. There are dozens of events where you can 'get into the minds' of brilliant experts on countless subjects.
But how many opportunities do we have to truly connect with each other on the human to human level? Come at 6 to give yourself time to connect with some of the nicest people !
An interesting thing happens when you come to momondays for the pre-show socializing and networking. While the purpose of the show is not business, some of the best business connections have come out of a meeting at momondays.
Add the Gourmet moBuffet Option!
We have teamed up with gourmet chef Mike Maddin to provide a delicious buffet dinner. Mike worked with a Top Chef Canada winner and trained at Canoe. There will be carnivore options like grilled chicken in thyme veloute sauce, vegetarian options like roasted spaghetti squash and dessert choices like death by chocolate bread pudding. The buffet is just $25 when purchased with your early-bird moShow ticket.
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The bar is open all night!!! So get ready to mix and mingle with some of the nicest people on the planet -- that’s because you really do meet the nicest people at momondays.
START GETTING EXCITED!!!
7:00 - 9-ish pm
EMILY NICHOLS - GUEST MOHOST
Emily Nichols is a professional engineer and professional speaker with a BIG heart. And a pair of safety boots in her luggage. Speaking from the stage or the factory floor, Emily inspires engineers to embrace empathy, leaders to build human connection, and everyone to lean into the spirit of creativity. The result? Lasting solutions built on deeper understanding, with a sense of adventure and FUN. Yes, that's what you can expect at this momondays!!! https://emilynichols.com
DANIELE CYBULSKIE - GOING MEDIEVAL
Did people in the Middle Ages poop in the moat? Did they bathe? Did they ever marry for love? Curiosity about questions like these are what led Danièle Cybulskie to become 'The 5-Minute Medievalist.' Today, Danièle is a writer, professor, TEDx speaker, and the host of The Medieval Podcast. In this moStory, she shares some of the anwers to these questions... but also, how she translated her passion for medieval history into a body of work that has reached over half a million readers. (wow!) When she’s not reading, writing, or recording, Danièle can be found doing Krav Maga, or building a backyard medieval siege engine. http://danielecybulskie.com
DAVID COHEN - THE UNIVERSE HAS YOUR BACK... (AND YOUR BIG TOE)
David Cohen is an author, business coach, and facilitator and the former host/producer and creator of the small business big ideas show heard weekly for over 9 years. David has taught thousands over the years in both the non-profit and for-profit sectors and has coached hundreds of start-ups to make those important first steps. Speaking of steps, this is the story of what he learned about embracing change ... from his big toe. http://thedavidcohengroup.com
AUDREY SIMPSON-CAMPBELL - THE DAY I ALMOST FOUND RELIGION
Audrey Simpson-Campbell is the award winning author of Amazon #1 International Best Seller, Metamorphosis: Pathway to Personal Transformation. She is the World's Premier Personal Power Luminary, most prominently known for creating an impressive title for herself so she can sound fancy in her introduction. Audrey is also a professional hypnotist, a philosopher, a media personality and a loving mother of 4. This is the story about when she thought her child was possessed. http://audrey.expert
MIKALYN HAY - FEATURED MUSICIAN
Mikalyn Hay brings a powerful mix of youthful energy and optimism to her alternative-pop sound, grounded by lyrical flourishes that belie a depth and maturity rarely found in someone so young. An artist in the truest sense of the word, Mikayn’s creativity is a form of self-expression pouring over every note and word with the finesse and attention to detail of a painter. Mikalyn has performed at many momondays, always a treat! https://mikalynmusic.com
ASHLEY SIRIANNI: THE MAT TRIP
Ashley Sirianni is a Toronto based comedian and actor. She also helps kids increase confidence, imagination, & creativity through improv and standup. She draws her humour from real stories of her life... which are hilarious! This one is about the time her therapist recommended she go on a retreat with her boyfriend, to save their relationship... except it wasn't a retreat; it was a cult! http://ashleysirianni.com
KOBBY ESHUN: ARE YOU DONE TALKING?
Kobby Eshun got sick and tired of just blending in. The year was his and he was determined to do whatever it took. But it wasn't easy, and he went through some tough struggles which ultimately led him through a severe depression. Then he met an elderly man at a conference who would not stop talking to him. Kobby zoned out, but once he started actually listening, he heard some words that were simple - and powerful. Today Kobby is a passionate Speaker and Author. Come get inspired by his story! Follow him @kobbyspeaks
9:00 pm - 2 am
YOU MEET THE NICEST PEOPLE AT MOMONDAYS... NOW YOU CAN PARTY WITH THEM TOO!
And even after the after-party, you are welcome to stay for live more music at the Hideout at no extra charge. The Hideout is one of the most exciting live music venues in the city, with some of the best indie artists. Stay and party until 2 am!
Details here: https://thehideouttoronto.com/shows/