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Leigh-Ann Allaire Perrault

Rust-Oleum Brand Spokesperson & Lifestyle Expert

As a DIY & design expert, Leigh-Ann Allaire Perrault has spent years crafting a unique philosophy for design that fuses ingenuity, whimsy, and quality workmanship – all on a “frugalista” budget. She believes that achieving great style and design isn’t determined by how much money you spend, but rather how creative you can be with your budget. Amongst the many hats she wears, Leigh-Ann is a regular contributor on Cityline and a spokesperson for Rust-Oleum Canada.  With a passion to educate and inspire, Leigh-Ann embraces every opportunity she gets to spark creativity and instill confidence in others who strive to “DO IT YOURSELF”. 

Presentation Topic:  High Style, Low Budget: Design without Spending a Dime Imagine completely redesigning a room without ever touching your wallet? If you think it’s impossible, then join DIY expert Leigh-Ann Allaire Perrault as she reveals how she transformed an entire room without spending a single dime, thanks to stealth saving tricks and savvy upcycling tips.

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Neil Harding
Sleep Country

Neil Harding has worked for Sleep Country Canada for the past 18 years. Neil is in charge of home shows, warehouse sales, and product knowledge training nationally. As a highly trained and experienced sleep expert, Neil has helped thousands of Canadians get a better night’s sleep!

Presentation Topic:  Let's Talk About Sleep Designed to help people realize how to get a great night’s sleep. Find out what you can do to improve the quality and quantity of your sleep.

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Amanda HAmanda Hamilton
Owner, Amanda Hamilton Interior Design

With her Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Interior, Amanda received her status as a Licensed Interior Designer through the NCIDQ and also became a LEED Accredited Professional. Dedicated to championing the career development of young women, Amanda is a mentor to students with the Harry G. Schaefer Mentorship Program and is the current chair for the World of Choices committee for Junior Achievement of Southern Alberta. Recently named one of the Top 20 Compelling Calgarians for 2018 by the Calgary Herald, Amanda was also awarded the Silver Stevie Award for Female Entrepreneur of the Year in Canada and is a recipient of Avenue Magazine’s 2017 Top 40 Under 40 Award.