Monday October 23, 2017

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Art Alexander

Art Alexander is one of the most engaging speakers and trainers you are bound to meet. He has spent the last 14 years at the Winnipeg Chamber of Commerce where as Sales Manager he has connected with hundreds of Business owners, leaders and entrepreneurs not to mention, Presidents of countries, Prime Ministers and Billionaires. Now as an entrepreneur and business owner himself of Instant Imprints - St vital he and his team create Signs, Banners, Embroidery for corporate wear, T shirts and Promotional Products for all industries and sectors.

Also as a Professional Speaker, Trainer and Coach with the Internationally acclaimed John Maxwell Team, Art has spoken to large and small audiences here in Canada and overseas.  His speaking and training has allowed him to present to both young and old alike in classrooms, boardrooms and convention centres. His practical timeless truths are designed to help you personally and professionally to be all that you can be.

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Les Kletke

Les Kletke has spent nearly 30 years in the business of agriculture information, as a broadcaster, journalist and extension agent. Les still owns the family farm he took over in 1980.

He was the secretary of a group of farmers that considered building a pasta plant and chose to buy an existing plant, which they later sold to a major food manufacturer. The process gave him insight into the value added process and grocery marketing.

Les was commissioned by International Development Agency to study entrepreneurship and co-operatives in Nepal.  He brings those lessons home to Manitoba.

Les has continued to study agriculture throughout his career informally in the 38 countries he has visited and more formerly as a Nuffield Scholar and winner of the Asia Pacific Journalist Award.  He believes if you eat you are involved in the business of agriculture.

In 2013 Les was chosen as Canada's representative to the Global Farmers Roundtable in Des Moines Iowa which brings together 15 farmers from 15 countries to discuss technology. He remains active in that group in contact with farmers from around the world as they face food safety issues in their country.

Les has authored 8 books about international agriculture and his travels.

Today he works as a book coach and ghost writer helping people turn their ideas into books with his company Global Ghost Writer which has clients across Canada and the US as well as Germany, South Africa and Dubai.

Les holds a degree in Economics and a Diploma in Agriculture both from the University of Manitoba.  He was recognized by the School of Agriculture with the Certificate of Merit for his lifetime contribution to agriculture.

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