Joanne Blake is a nationally known Canadian speaker, trainer, coach, author and image consultant. She is a Certified Professional Coach and a Certified Image Professional, the only one in Alberta and one of only 200 image consultants worldwide who hold this professional designation from the Association of Image Consultants International, AICI. Joanne (Joanne is also the Calgary and Edmonton Alberta Western Canadian liaison for AICI)
She has been setting the standard in business etiquette, networking and professional image training in Canada for almost 20 years. Her company Style for Success (headquartered in Edmonton Alberta) helps individuals and organizations develop their personal brand, providing image management tools, business etiquette, business dining etiquette and people skills for working and living more successfully.
As the corporate image consultant, Joanne's expertise lies in helping men and women and organizations take control of the impression they make. Her warm, down-to-earth approach helps her connect with and inspire people across Canada and the US to be the best they can be. A valued commentator for television and radio, Joanne has been featured in The Boston Globe, Report on Business, Financial Post, The Globe and Mail and Alberta Venture.
In addition to her dress for success and business etiquette presentations, her Connecting at Conference - The Fun Art of Networking keynote boosts conference ROI results and gives audiences a powerful networking head start. Joanne makes her presentations informative, effective, interactive and enjoyable. That’s why her conference and retreat presentations are so popular.
Joanne "The Business Etiquette Expert" calls Edmonton, Alberta, Canada home and she and her husband, now business partner, Terry Pithers, have been married for 20+ years, traveling as speakers and training together. She is passionate about helping youth succeed and volunteers her time mentoring young Canadian women through colleges and service clubs like Rotary. Joanne's book - Executive Image Power and Style & Substance Newsletter are great resources. They regularly offer public seminars in the Edmonton and Calgary, Alberta area and also in Vancouver, British Columbia through APEGBC.