Imagine having the unique opportunity to discover one of the most happening spots in your city, network with interesting people over delicious food, and hear the success story of a successful Canadian entrepreneur – all in one night.

If this sounds like your scene, we’ve got exactly what you’re looking for. For the second year in a row, Ford Fusion has partnered with Notable to bring a series of exclusive events to Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal. Featuring inspiring and innovative Canadian entrepreneurs, the “Icon Series” explores what it takes to make your mark on the world. You won’t know the location or speaker until the day of the event, so embrace the unknown and sign-up to chase the anticipation.

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The Icon Series kicked-off in Toronto on July 29, with guests receiving news of the secret location and speaker that morning. Living proof of how one dream can spark another, Dave Sidhu discovered a passion for Mexican food while chasing a filmmaking dream in NYC. After returning to Toronto and studying the culinary craft, he opened Playa Cabana in 2011, and has since expanded to three locations.

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On July 31st, the Icon Series surprised Montreal guests with a dynamic talk from Ethan Song, co-founder of Frank Oak. Along with his business partner, Ethan has proven fashion can be both original and affordable for the style-savvy guy with a busy life and career. Providing the perfect backdrop for the event, Bar Datcha, where patrons can dance the night away or sit back and enjoy Russian cocktails and bar snacks.

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On August 5th, Vancouver guests were wowed by the off-screen appearance of host, producer, and public speaker, Riaz Meghji. As co-host of Breakfast Television, he’s a Vancouver morning staple, and has recently taken to the TED stage to present his concept of Every Conversation Counts to the world. Offering the perfect mix of trendy and classic, The Blackbird Public House Oyster Bar attracts a diverse crowd of hipsters, businessmen, and anyone who shares a love for unpretentious fine dining.

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With six more events to come, Fusion Notable are proving to be this summer’s greatest pairing and hottest ticket.

Want to be on the exclusive guest list for the next Icon Series event? Just sign up 24 hours in advance at