Professional Innovation Catalyst
Five-time award-winning business owner and member of the Speaking Hall of Fame, Toni Newman wants to help you grow your business.
Toni is the founder of The Innovation Advantage – a company that helps organizations worldwide innovate to differentiate so that they can drive more customers, more revenue and more growth in their business. In fact, Toni’s Five ‘S’ Solution customer experience innovation model has been called the “best methodology on standing out in a crowded marketplace since Seth Godin.”
World traveler and wine lover, chocoholic and challenger of the status-quo, Toni uses a powerful mix of proven strategies, cutting-edge creativity and real-world business insights to help you turn inspiration into innovation and ideas into results.
As a speaker fluent in both French and English, Toni travels all over North America working with leaders who are committed to change and ready for results. Her approach is quite simply a breath of fresh air. Entertaining and yet highly knowledgeable, authentic and truly engaging, Toni gets her message across to audiences with both style and substance. Attract, Keep and Engage more Customers more Often. Grow your Business.
Credentials: Five-time award-winning entrepreneur who has been helping businesses drive growth through strategic innovation since 1998
Expertise: Customer Touchpoint Innovation: a highly innovative and systematic approach to customer engagement that enables you to attract, keep and engage more customers more often so that you can grow your business.
Passions: Family, chocolate and helping businesses to attract, keep and engage more customers more often.
Past lives: Family law litigation lawyer, advertising executive, nightclub singer and Club Med G.O. in over 15 countries throughout the world.
Where she gets her best ideas: In the shower. (Where do you get your best ideas?)
Favorite saying: Why Not!
What People are Saying…
On behalf of the Canadian Gift & Tableware Association I’d like to thank you for doing two wonderful presentations at the Toronto Gift Show this past January.
The reviews are in and all those in attendance had only great things to say about your sessions. The positive feedback from our attendees has included comments such as “clear and concise”, “meaningful and easy to understand”, and “on point”.
Your ability to convey solid business advice and information in a dynamic and captivating fashion made your presentations one of the highlights of the CGTA Gift Show seminar program. The general consensus was that you were “absolutely outstanding”… with an extremely important message.
–CGTA Special Events Manager
I have planned many meetings, have worked with many speakers and I would have to say that you really are the most prepared speaker I have ever worked with. We are now able to focus our resources and “innovate” our way to greater success.
–Director of Operations, Westmont Hospitality Group
You bring a real passion and excitement to your presentations and workshops, as both are filled with meaningful content. Rest assured that your message is living on and that is the real value of what you bring to any organization.
–Director of Sales, Shnier, Gesco Limited Partner
With Toni Newman engaging and leading us in the journey over the past two years, we have become the model of Innovation in our organization. Toni conducts exhaustive preparation for each event, interviewing employees and working with management to ensure that we are asking the right questions and have a very clear goal in mind.
–PhD Director, Operational Services, Abbott