September 2, 2021

Canva is an easy-to-use design platform that allows you to create designs to match your company’s branding without expensive software.

In this session, nine10 will be reviewing the ins and outs of Canva, including how to optimize it for your business’s specific needs.

  • Learn how to create consistently branded templates, graphics and videos quickly and easily with Canva.
  • Learn how to build and organize your Canva library.

Presented by:

Ryan Blais, Nine10 Inc. joined the nine10 fold in 2012 with the acquisition of his social media & mobile consultancy, GoSocial. Ryan’s strengths as a collaborator, networker and strategist have landed him a role as Business Development Director at nine10. In his day-to-day activities, Ryan builds relationships by helping businesses develop effective marketing strategies that blend traditional and digital media.

While not engaged in client projects, Ryan works in conjunction with nine10’s other partners on the vision, direction, and development of key company offerings for nine10. Before founding GoSocial, he was a 12-year member of the Canadian Freestyle Ski Team, where he represented his country on the international stage at the highest levels of sport. Discipline, clear focus, and a solid commitment to team dynamics are assets that are welcome additions as Ryan joins the nine10 team.

From 2002 to 2017, Nicole owned and operated the website development firm, working with over 300 clients to develop websites and provide training on website content maintenance. With work experience in business to consumer, business to business, government and non-profit, Nicole brings diverse knowledge to share with nine10 students.

A teacher by nature Nicole wrote as a freelance writer for a technology-made simple website providing easy-to-follow how-to articles and technology explainers anyone can understand. Beyond teaching, she is also a lifelong student constantly embracing new opportunities to expand her knowledge with courses in adult education, communications, digital media, video editing, design, and technology.

Nicole provides training and guidance to students through live training, content development, and marketing initiatives in her day-to-day activities.