Forbes contributor George Bradt at C2MTL 2013

The holy grail of innovation is the moment of sudden breakthrough. But those moments don’t happen in vacuums. As suggested by some of the top names in business [at the C2MTL] conference in Montreal, you must: 1) prepare in advance 2) focus on solving problems  3) follow through to turn ideas into reality and stay […]

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The guide for inquiring minds

Dear C2MTL Community, At the beginning of a New Year, many of us feel strongly attracted to the idea of reinvention in order to explore different business strategies that can challenge our creative thinking. And more often than not, we summon the usual suspects for guidance: Who? What? When? Where? and How? At C2MTL, we celebrate […]

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Denis Gagnon

C2MTL: Jouez-vous au travail? Denis Gagnon: « En ce moment, malheureusement je ne joue pas, seulement avec mes soldats de bois que je me suis amusé à habiller et repeindre, mais lorsque je crée une collection, je m’amuse et joue beaucoup! » C2MTL: Votre collaboration de rêve? Denis Gagnon: « Faire une ligne pour H&M. » […]

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E-180: A new brain-sharing, people-meeting social platform…

You are a font of knowledge. You can navigate the subtleties of Vietnamese cuisine while debating the qualitative merits of Apple vs. Android while replacing the cartridge faucets in your kitchen sink while hiking up a mountain backwards in a blizzard. You have a lot to share, but maybe the finer points of Sufi mysticism […]

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Safari camping Virgin style

A visual gallery of Sir Richard Branson‘s latest luxury retreat, Mahali Mzuri – Masai for beautiful place – situated within the Olare Motorogi Conservancy in the East African Plains of Kenya. A few fast facts extracted from the recently published article in the Financial Times, “Camping with Branson” by Carole Cadwalladr: http://c2m.tl/13oFUU2 Mahali Mzuri officially opens August […]

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C2-MTL’s global marketing panel: Taking "universal truths" mobile

One of the fundamentals of marketing to a world as diverse as it is round is sticking to basic “universal truths” that resonate across continents and cultures, says Emmanuel Seuge, Head of Global Sports and Entertainment Marketing for The Coca-Cola Company.   In Coke’s case, Seuge says that key universal truth is “happiness.” The genius […]

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EYE50 win a "life-changing" moment for Aussie designer, Hollie Baigent

She may live Down Under, but Hollie Baigent is currently sitting pretty on top of a world that she’s determined to help. As the 23-year-old industrial design graduate puts it, “I feel like I’ve had a bite of candy apple and now nothing really adds up to it. I want more.”   Baigent is now […]

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C2-MTL 2013 closes with homegrown glamour, grace, and grooves

What better way to cap off three days of conversations about conscious capitalism, the potential pitfalls of Big Data, and the advent of computers developing eyes and ears, than to let all of these potent knowledge bites simmer in participants’ noggins as they take in an evening of bold fashion and infectious music hooks, served up […]

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High-flying C2-MTL bootcamp proposal gets thumbs up from Sir Richard Branson

Since 1971, two trillion dollars have been spent to fight the war on drugs (WOD). Yet nothing has happened to stop the onslaught of death and destruction caused by both the illicit distribution of these substances, and the lives ruined because of rampant criminalization and persecution of those who carry, use or purvey. But what […]

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Go deep with James Cameron at C2-MTL 2014

C2-MTL’s program for 2014 is off to a blockbuster start with the confirmation of legendary filmmaker and envelope-pushing explorer, James Cameron. While best known for his work writing and directing such groundbreaking box office hits as Titanic, Aliens, The Terminator and Avatar, Cameron’s fascination with the ocean depths has also established him as one of […]

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