Nominated for the award: Entrepreneurship and Business
Company: Femme Fatale Media Group Inc
Position: Founder & CEO
Biography: After launching an event staffing and modelling agency, Femme Fatale Media, at the age of 23 – and with only $80 in her pocket – Emily Lyons deftly commandeered it towards a position of esteem and prestige in the event and experiential marketing industry. Headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, the agency’s roster is made up of over 4,000 staff members across North America. She has been featured extensively in business-related pieces in Forbes, Huffington Post, MAXIM, FHM, NY Post, Globe and Mail, and more. Emily has also garnered the business of brands like Warner Bros., UFC, Sony, and of celebrities like Justin Bieber and Drake. Emily’s social media networks total over 200,000 followers, a testament to the popular appeal of her fresh, authentic, and edgy brand identity. Ever the entrepreneur, Emily Lyons now has her sights set on explosively expanding the presence of her companies throughout the continent – continuing, in this way, to contribute to the marketing and business community and the world at large.