Why Innovation Matters

  • 05:30 PM


Innovation is creativity and really stepping outside and being bold, about new ways… and being around incredible people who want to see innovation happen. ~Michelle Baldwin

Innovation is now more important than ever! With limited resources, how do we stay at the forefront with our career and personal aspirations? How can we be great leaders in our business, and our community. How do we build a transformation?

Innovation Works is a new landmark in London’s business and social enterprise scene – with revolutionary tenants and ideas about working together to make our city the strongest it can be. It highlights the importance of collaboration.

Come hear Innovation Works co-founder Michelle Baldwin share behind-the-scenes insight into the centre’s successful launch, fundraising strategy, branding and marketing and what role it is playing in positioning London as a leader in innovation.

Join IABC after work on Tuesday, September 20th with special guest presenter Michelle Baldwin at the Innovation Works building. Take a tour while you are there and see the space some Londoner’s call “a city changing moment”!

Are you IN?


Register before sign-up closes Friday, September 16 at 3 p.m.


When: Tuesday, September 20 | 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Where: Innovation Works | 201 King Street, London, ON
Light hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served
Tickets: $20 IABC members | $15 students | $25 non-members



Speaker bio: Michelle Baldwin, executive director Pillar Nonprofit Network

Michelle Baldwin is Executive Director of Pillar Nonprofit Network. As a social innovator whose personal mission is to be a community connector, Michelle is passionate about connecting people and organizations.  Michelle is a firm believer that nonprofits are integral to our community and that business, government and nonprofit sectors must work collaboratively to strengthen our community. Michelle has extensive experience in nonprofit management, social innovation, communications, and fundraising.