February 23, 2023

Orangeville Agricultural Society

(OAS / Fairgournds) on 5th sideroad, Mono


Doors open at 11:30 am

Networking and cash bar, beginning at 11:30

Gourmet Lunch by Gourmandissimo Fine Foods, served at 12 noon.

National Anthem

Welcome message – Henry Jansen, Industry Lunch Chair

Messages from our Pinnacle Sponsors:

  • Whispering Pines Landscaping

Keynote Speaker: Josh Nye

Final remarks



Guest Speaker:

Josh Nye,
Senior Economist

Josh Nye is a Senior Economist with RBC’s Economics & Thought Leadership team. Over the past decade he has built a reputation as a trusted voice on economic issues, sharing valuable insights with clients, colleagues and Canadians. His research ranges from monetary and fiscal policy to currencies and commodities, energy and manufacturing, international trade and small business. Josh studied economics at the University of Western Ontario and has a master’s degree from the London School of Economics.  

Event Emcee:

Doug Harkness,
Chair, Dufferin Board of Trade
General Manager, Orangeville Precast

Doug Harkness BA, MBA has spent his entire working career in the Headwaters region. He is a member and past president of the Rotary Club of Orangeville, a member and past president with the Greater Dufferin Homebuilders Association and has served on various Chamber of Commerce committees. He has also spent many years volunteering with the Orangeville Wolves Special Hockey team as well as various minor sports organizations in the area. He serves as Chair of the Orangeville Sports Hall of Fame. His current passion is coaching his son’s hockey and lacrosse teams and watching his daughter learn to dance.

Keynote Sponsors

Pinnacle Sponsors

Food Service Partner

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Table Sponsors

Industry Lunch Committee

  • Henry Jansen, Chair, Criterium-Jansen Engineers
  • Margaret Janssen, JDC Custom Homes
  • Doug Harkness, Orangeville Precast
  • Lorna Hashem, RBC
  • Josh Medemblik, Whispering Pines
  • Diana Morris, Dufferin Board of Trade
  • Greg Wildeboer, Whispering Pines