Marketing & Sales





Make It Happen Services

Orzala Quddusi

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Orzala is the owner of Make it Happen Services. An online marketing boutique that helps small businesses develop and implement an effective digital marketing strategy using social media and direct email marketing techniques. Orzala is passionate about helping small businesses grow their online presence furthering their business success. Orzala began her journey earning a post-secondary diploma in Business Administration, followed by earning a Bachelor’s of Commerce degree.

She is an active member of the community. Orzala has served on the board of 100 Women Who Care, is a member of the Ajax Pickering Board of Trade. She is a columnist for "A Beautiful Life Magazine". She has mentored young entrepreneurs at the BACD (Business Advisory Centre of Durham) and has recently been working with the Digital Main Street Program as a Project Lead.

(844) 428-8185




Kevin D’Arcy

Founder & CEO, ThinkFuel Marketing

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As the Chief Marketing Enthusiast and Founder of ThinkFuel Marketing, Kevin strives to provide clarity, honesty, and unique insights into every one of his engagements.

Kevin helps companies improve their lead generation, enhance customer acquisition, and increase revenue. With over 20 years of inbound marketing, sales management and marketing automation experience, Kevin brings a straightforward approach to marketing with results that can be measured.

Your salespeople struggle to get on prospects' calendars. We make it happen.

ThinkFuel Marketing specializes in three core areas of business growth: lead generation, customer acquisition, and competitive advantage. We accomplish this through a variety of inbound marketing and inbound sales services including: buyer persona development, search engine optimization (SEO), content writing (blogs, eBooks, white papers), authority building, link building, marketing automation, sales enablement, email marketing, pay-per-click advertising, and data analytics.

ThinkFuel is also a HubSpot Certified Agency Partner, providing implementation, training, and management services to make the most of your investment.

(905) 420.1810




Audra Leslie

Graymatter Media and Marketing

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Audra is a networking and business leader with expertise in managing multiple sales and service programs while exceeding financial objectives and achieving high levels of customer satisfaction. Audra has over 20 years’ experience in the marketing and media research fields, working with Global, National and Provincial, local, community and not-for profit programs. Audra excels at understanding customer needs, relationship building and collaborating both internally and externally, as well as coaching and developing team members. Audra is passionate about bringing new ideas to life and making current ones work to their full potential. Audra and her busy family like to spend time up north hiking, swimming, boating and just hanging out enjoying time together.

Graymatter Marketing Solutions is a full-service firm with experience in all aspects of strategic development. Our services include branding and custom design, online strategies, relationship building, web development, SEO, electronic marketing, social media, video creation, media purchasing and custom magazine publishing, which are all key to strong brand growth. Our digital media TV network uses the latest technology to enhance the way your company is providing education, information and support with one of today’s most effective platforms.
We have worked with global, national, local companies, organizations and associations.
From the initial brief to the final execution, we skillfully manage every phase, on time and on budget.
Graymatter helps its clients develop sound growth strategies to creatively ignite their brands and reach beyond the realm where they currently operate.

(905) 447-0257




Chris Downey

Bloomtools Durham

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"Bloomtools Durham is an elite web design and SEO services company serving the Durham Region".

Leading the company is Chris Downey, a business development and marketing expert in Durham. Chris has a passion for sales and helping small to medium sized businesses grow through improving their online presence. Chris spent ten years working for a leading business technology service company in sales, and brings that experience to the organizations he works with. Chris brings a wealth of knowledge in; business development, marketing strategies, sales leadership, technical experience, sales training, as well as print production.

Chris and the Bloomtools team will help grow your revenue through improving your online presence and implementing effective digital marketing strategies including web design, search engine optimization, social media management, database marketing, print marketing and much more!

Services: Website Design, Database Marketing, Online Marketing Print Production, Database Marketing

(416) 570-9277




Norm Jolin

n. design

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Norm Jolin RGD is the owner and Creative Director at n. design.

Get to know Norm - we had a great interview! Watch the Youtube Video:

n. design is a graphic design company of Brand Specialists. We have very specific programs designed to help businesses properly brand and market themselves through print, web, social media, environmental and mobile platforms.

Specialties: Corporate Design; Branding & Identity; Advertising & Promotion; Web Design & Multimedia; Catalogs & Newsletters; Vehicle & Environmental Design; Packaging; Point of Sale and Point of Purchase; Photography.




Lori Ellis

EM-SPACE Imaging & Design

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Lori started her freelancing business in 1984, working on key accounts with most of the big downtown agencies and honing her skills until her client base grew, enabling her to grow her business, and manage an office with her own freelancers 31 years later.

Today, she runs a full-service marketing, print design and website development/design firm, located in Durham Region. She has a proven business approach, helping clients solidify their position in the marketplace, while increasing their sales and profits through solid, consistent branding, effective marketing strategies, and forward-thinking creative ideas that inspire. Volunteer work has always been a passion, working with several local charities, and currently sitting on the Pickering Mayor’s Gala Committee. As well, she has taught over 17 co-op students over the years, as they too aspire to become graphic designers/web developers.

Specializes in: full-service marketing, print design and website development/design





Vanessa Sosiak


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Vanessa Sosiak has been developing brand identities and solutions for businesses for 2 decades. Her dynamic approach to design goes beyond the expected and extremely enjoys seeing her clients build profitable companies that stand out in this complex, consumer-driven world. Vanessa has held art direction and creative roles with Monarch Homes, Olde Hide House, Platinum Naturals, Port of Toronto, from start-ups to established firms.

Vanessa founded Sixth Workshop in 2003, a boutique branding + communications studio renowned for it's creative force and commitment in helping businesses brand for success! Sixth Workshop has a simple goal… develop creative solutions to communicate with today’s consumers that reach target audiences efficiently and effectively.

That’s what Sixth Workshop does. Creating a brand that works on every level, at every touchpoint, in every outlet.

- Branding, Strategies and Positioning
- Brand Identity
- Marketing
- Website Development
- Communication and Graphic Design
- Internal and external marketing materials: websites, social media, advertising campaigns, brochures, business collateral, signage and displays, packaging, print, digital communications, trade show booths, etc.

(416) 577.7654




Stephan Orlob

Managing Director & CIO, BIZMETRICS Inc.

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BizMetrics is a boutique marketing and consulting firm founded by Stephan Orlob serving Durham and the GTA. Our mission is to unlock the potential of your business. We are dedicated to helping entrepreneurs profitably establish & grow their business.

We have a deep understanding of the unique needs of small business and how to succeed in today’s changing business environment. We help solve your challenges thru a different approach. Solutions that get results you can count on, guaranteed.

Specializing in: Start Up funding & Business Plans, Securing Funding, Marketing and Business Development, CRM, Strategic Planning

Get to know Stephan in our Youtube Chat: