Join us for this rare and exclusive opportunity to learn from Daniel Lamarre, long-term President and CEO of Cirque du Soleil and one of the most influential creative leaders of our time.

Limited to just 50 participants, this custom built program, created in collaboration with Factry, the Montreal based school of creativity science, will provide a unique leader-to-leader learning opportunity designed to empower and inspire you to take your leadership and creativity skills to the next level.

Lamarre will take you behind the scenes of Cirque du Soleil, one of the most innovative and imaginative entertainment companies in the world. He will share his insights on Creative Leadership, offering practical tools to put creativity at the heart of your organization.

“I would like to use my experience at Cirque du Soleil to help people nurture creativity within their companies to increase profitability.”

Daniel Lamarre


Harness the power of creativity to your advantage

Debunk the myths and beliefs that inhibit creativity

Apply lessons learned from experience to your own reality

Identify and implement projects that create value

Stimulate the creativity and agility of your professional team

Daniel Lamarre

One of Cirque de Soleil’s most iconic CEOs, will be speaking to you on November 17th.


  • What is creativity? Why is it important? What are the obstacles?
  • How to develop a strong organizational purpose
  • Investing in applied R&D: Opening your business and your mind to new possibilities
  • Mobilizing creativity in your teams to push your company further, higher
  • The importance of surrounding yourself with inspiring people
  • Keys to building a creative environment that constantly stimulates inventiveness

Preliminary Agenda · November 17th 2023

08:00 am - 08:15 am

Welcome Coffee

08:15 am - 08:45 am

Introduction and Ice Breaker

08:45 am - 09:15 am

What is Creativity and Why is it Important?

09:15 am - 10:15 am

Identifying and Overcoming Barriers to Creativity Interactive discussion

10:15 am - 10:30 am


10:30 am - 11:30 am

Creativity & Purpose Why organizational purpose is critical and how to build it Includes interactive workshop

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Investing in Applied R&D Opening your business and mind to new possibilities Includes interactive workshop

12:30 pm - 01:45 pm

Lunch with Daniel Lamarre and other attendees

01:45 pm - 02:15 pm

Mobilizing Your Teams Tapping into the infinite reservoir of creativity that can push your organization further

02:15 pm - 02:45 pm

Surrounding Yourself With Inspiring People Leveraging the encouragement of others to help you reach new heights

02:45 pm - 03:00 pm


03:00 pm - 03:30 pm

Building a Creative Environment Stimulating inventiveness even in casual conversations between two employees

03:30 pm - 04:00 pm

Cultivating Key Attitudes How to demonstrate empathy, curiosity, intelligence and compassion

04:00 pm - 04:30 pm

Bringing It All Together: Self-reflection and commitment


  • Benefits:
  • Access to the event
  • Maximum 50 participants
  • Certificato di partecipazione
  • Coffee and lunch with Daniel Lamarre
Full Price: $5,000
Current Price: $3,790
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As Executive Vice Chairman of the Board, Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group, Daniel Lamarre is responsible for nurturing the delicate balance between the company’s global strategy (across five continents), its financial growth and stability, and the integrity of its culture and values.

Passionate about the world around him, Daniel’s enthusiasm sparks curiosity in others. As an advisor, he alleviates the fears business leaders have about operating on a global scale.

A natural storyteller, his best advice is usually delivered as a story from his rich personal experience. As he draws on his successes and failures, his preferred weapons of choice are laughter and humility.

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Originally composed of 20 street performers in 1984, Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group completely reinvented circus arts and went on to become a world leader in live entertainment.

On top of producing world-renowned shows, Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group extends its creative approach to a large variety of entertainment forms such as multimedia productions, immersive experiences, theme parks and special events. Going beyond its various creations, Cirque du Soleil Entertainment Group aims to make a positive impact on people, communities and the planet with its most important tools: creativity and art.


Factry is the first school of creativity science in Canada entirely dedicated to the development of creative skills as a vector of transformation and innovation. Launched in 2016, Factry offers a range of workshops for professionals from all fields, who wish to transform their industry and their practice through creativity.

Factry trains more than 3,000 professionals, business and young up-and-coming leaders per year. Since 2021, Factry and Daniel Lamarre have joined their vision of changing the world through creativity.


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