Courage, Wisdom, Success 2014: An Evening With Arlene Dickinson

Courage, Wisdom, Success annual speaker series is all about success and balance. We invite speakers with topics that focus on business success and life balance. It takes courage to step out into business, wisdom to build that business to success, and balance to bring it all together in a way that equals joy! RWN strives to help women reach all of their goals. Our CWS event will help you achieve and celebrate your goals.

In March 2014 we decided to switch from breakfast to dinner, and hosted An Evening with Arlene. The keynote speaker, Arlene Dickinson, spoke to a packed audience of over 550 about the challenges life has thrown her way, and how she learns from those challenges to be a better person and a successful entrepreneur.


Thursday, March 13, 2014  |  Delta Regina  |  5:30-9:00 pm


Click here to browse the event photos (courtesy of Andrea Norberg Photography)!

About Arlene

CEO of Venture Communications and

Arlene Dickinson is one of Canada’s most renowned independent marketing communications entrepreneurs. As CEO of Venture Communications, her creative and strategic approach has turned the company into a powerhouse with a blue chip client list. She is also the CEO of, a company she founded in 2012 that is dedicated to serving and investing in entrepreneurs and the entrepreneurial lifestyle.

Dickinson is best known to Canadians as one of the venture capitalists on the award-winning CBC seriesDragons’ Den and The Big Decision, as well as a marketing expert on Recipe to Riches. She is the author of two books, the number one bestselling book, Persuasion and her most recent best-selling release, All In.

Her success and leadership has been recognized with multiple honours and awards including: Canada’s Most Powerful Women Top 100, the Pinnacle Award for Entrepreneurial Excellence, as well as PROFIT and Chatelaine’s TOP 100 Women Business Owners.

A generous philanthropist, supporter of many important causes and mother of four and grandmother of five, Dickinson is proud to be the national spokesperson for The Breakfast Clubs of Canada since 2010.

Dickinson is an Honorary Captain of the Royal Canadian Navy and is the recipient of honorary degrees from Mount Saint Vincent University, Saint Mary’s University and the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. She sits on the Leadership Council of the Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics and is the proud recipient of The Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal.

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