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Come visit us in Toronto, May 27-29 as we host our 9th Conference and Expo just minutes from the airport at the Delta by Marriott Toronto Airport Convention Centre. Don't miss out on Canada's largest collection of growers, retailers and brands.

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Edmonton, AB, September 29 - Oct. 1, 2024

We are look forward to hosting our 10th Conference and Expo downtown at the Edmonton Convention Centre. Don't miss out on Canada's largest collection of growers, retailers and brands.

Previous Speaking Engagements at Grow Up:
2018 | 2019

Hilda Gan

Hilda Gan is President and Founder of People Bright Consulting, a company specializing in Strategic Human Resources Management and Recruiting, helping companies build their HR practices as they Start Up and scale-up. Unique among HR consultants, Hilda combines her HR expertise with business acumen and business owner experience, building the foundations to success for people and organizations. She approaches business by seeking strategic and practical solutions that understand the needs of running a profitable business with the advantage of investing in people to help companies scale their organizations. She has developed the Connect with REVUP™ Program designed to help executive, manager and staff develop their people management skills and create respectful and engaged workplaces.

Hilda began her career in nursing and worked in a unionized environment in the health care industry as an educator, manager and director of nursing and played a key strategic role as Project Manager in the implementation of patient care related software hospital-wide. She returned to the health care field recently by working as the Director of HR for a Clinical Research Organization (CRO) that provided third party clinical trials to Pharmaceutical companies.

Later, Hilda joined her husband in building an award-winning, multi-million-dollar Transportation Engineering Consulting firm. Hilda managed the business operations of iTRANS Consulting which was recognized as one of the Best Workplace in Canada® award – top 10, twice and a finalist as one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies™.

With the legalization of Cannabis and the upcoming availability of edibles, Hilda addresses the impacts of Cannabis in the Workplace from an understanding of a Healthcare Professional, an HR Expert and a Business Owner. She believes education of Cannabis will help professionals, businesses and employees understand the complexity in interpreting and applying the changes to the workplace when edibles become available for sale.