Events


All TPMA events are included with your annual TPMA membership. Non-members are welcome to attend individual events for a $20 fee.

At this time, only cash or cheque is accepted at the event. Receipts will be issued.

A light meal is served at all events.

Upcoming Events

    • 28 Nov 2017
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Pivotal Labs, 1 Toronto St, 11th Floor, Downtown Toronto
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    Multiple presenters will help bring to life how to use KPIs to drive understanding of customer experience in a truly omnichannel way. With that understanding and transparency of how we are doing we can focus on often broken experiences between digital and non-digital channels as well as within the channels themselves.

    Nicole Diamond is the Senior Manager of Omni-Channel Journey Design & Delivery, and was formally a Senior Strategy Manager at Telus. Previously she was Co-Founder and CEO of Kinimi, and a Manager at Accenture, as well as previous positions. She is also currently a Member of the Board of Directors for JVS Toronto. Nicole holds an MBA in Strategy from the University of British Columbia

    Charles Dimov

    Charles Dimov is currently Marketing & Insights Director for OrderDynamics, and has previously held positions as Director of Product & Digital Marketing for Strategy D, Director of Digital Product Marketing for ADP, VP for Marketing and Sales at McGraw-Hill Ryerson, and Chief of Staff / Sr. Manager, Strategy / Product Marketing & Sales at HP Enterprise. Charles holds a B.A. in Business Economics, M.A.Sc. in Management Sciences, and B.A.Sc. in Electrical & Computer Engineering, all from the University of Waterloo. Charles is also the former President of the TPMA, having spent several key years building our institution to what it is today.

    Jan Kotowski is currently the Head of Product at Tulip Retail. Previously he held the VP of Product position at Chango/Rubicon Project, and Director of Product at Marketwire as well as Senior Product Management positions at NetIQ and Novell. Jan has a degree in Computer Science, Math from the University of Waterloo.

    Justin Ing is currently a Digital Product Manager with Holt Renfrew, and is developing their strategic Omni-channel and digital goals to redefine customer engagement and enterprise technology. He was previously a Business System Analyst at Indigo and an IT Analyst at McKinsey & Company. Since starting his career in technology, his passion for all things digital was strengthened with a technical and analytical mindset. It has lead to exciting projects in the retail landscape in the front and back of house. Having studied at Univerity of Western, Ryerson University and University of Toronto, he's always trying to increase his knowledge as Business Analyst, Product Manager and as a leader.

    • 04 Dec 2017
    • 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
    • TBD

    Please join us on Monday Dec 4th, 2017 for Mentorship 2018 kick-off session.  This session will remind everyone of the Do's and Don'ts of being a Mentor or Mentee. Most importantly, it will be an opportunity for you to to meet your Mentor or Mentee in person. We encourage you to try and attend this session, as our experience is that this first face-to-face meeting is very valuable in terms of building your relationship and properly setting your expectations.   

    You will be introduced to your assigned Mentor and Mentee via email on or before Dec 4th.  

    Food will be served at the event! Event will run 6:30-8:30PM.There is no fee for this event. 




    • 30 Jan 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • TBD
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    Event focused on getting into and growing your career in Product Management.


    • 27 Feb 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • TBD
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    Change is hard. But not changing is likely not an option either. As a product management leader making the case for transformation while it might seem hard, making the actual transition to Agile can be even harder. 

    While Agile is practiced in many technology companies it is still new or at the early stages of transformation in many organizations. This event will focus on what Agile processes can bring about in your organization, how to lead and support the change through.


    • 27 Mar 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Metro Hall - 55 John St, Downtown Toronto
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    Growth hacking leverages a process of rapid iterative experimentation across marketing and product to figure out the most efficient ways to grow a business. 

    This event will focus on approaches and case studies of how growth hacking has been employed to drive lower cost engagement with customers through social media, viral marketing and highly targeted advertising instead of more expensive mass media.

    • 24 Apr 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Metro Hall - 55 John St, Downtown Toronto
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    Special guests from Pragmatic Marketing will be our speakers for this evening. Topic and more details to come.
    • 29 May 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Metro Hall - 55 John St, Downtown Toronto
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    Innovate or Die! Design-driven development is an Agile approach that focuses on optimizing for products that are not only differentiated but are also simple, useful and beautiful.

    This event will focus on how we uncover unique problems and solve them with truly compelling experiences that will delight customers. 


    • 20 Jun 2018
    • 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • TBD
    • 120
    Registration is closed

    Join us for our interactive summer social event. An ever-popular event that is a great opportunity to reconnect with product managers you have met at meetings as well as new contacts. Appetizers and your first drink are on us!



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