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Casie Stewart

Digital Media Director & Engagement Expert

Casie Stewart is an award-winning lifestyle blogger and social entrepreneur. As a leader and innovator in digital media, Casie brings her social expertise and positive energy to help brands and organizations make authentic connections through engaging content creation and digital media strategies. Documenting her life since 2005 via her blog, Casie’s been at the forefront of brand storytelling through influencer marketing. A former Social Media Coordinator for MuchMusic & MTV, Casie continues to appeal to Millennial/Gen Y audiences working as an influencer, spokesperson, and consultant for some of the world’s top brands including Aeroplan, Ford, Telus, TD, and more

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Presentations

A 360 Look at Working with Influencers
Marketing budgets are increasingly shifting from digital ads to branded content where creators are being used to deliver messages to a targeted audience. 92% of marketers who used influencer marketing in 2017 found it to be effective. In this presentation, Casie gives unique insights on working with the world’s top brands as an influencer and social media director with examples of what works and what doesn’t. Audiences will learn the key traits to look for in an influencer, how influencer relationships work, and how to approach payments & contracts. Participants will leave feeling confident about creating great content and the tools to build effective influencer relationships. As one of Canada’s first social influencers, Casie has worked on over 100 brand partnerships.

Get Trending: Building Campus Engagement with Digital Media
In this presentation, Casie explores current trends, apps, and how to stay innovative in a constantly changing digital landscape. She shares tips & tricks that have worked/not-worked over her career as a pioneer in social media while emphasizing the importance of using digital media to connect and engage with students. Casie explores ways in which organizations can use creativity to gain sponsorship and build a community no matter what your budget. This presentation will leave you feeling inspired and equipped with practical takeaways to apply to your work on campus.

Social Media & Anxiety: Instagram vs Real Life
Social media can be overwhelming. We all have one friend or someone we follow online that has the perfect life, with the perfect house, dog, meals, and perfect photos. The life we see and share on Instagram or social media is merely a curated version of the person we are day-to-day. It can be hard to differentials the Instagram version from the real human behind the account. Social media is causing anxiety and increasing mental health in people of all ages. In this presentation, Casie shares personal stories about living on the internet and documenting the last decade of her life while maintaining an online persona.

Platform Plus

Host/Emcee

Casie brings high energy and a positive attitude while sharing worldly stories about navigating the digital landscape.

Social Influencer

Casie is a seasoned pro at creating authentic relatable content. As one of Canada’s first social media influencers, she’s has done over 100 brand partnerships in the last 10 years.

Workshop/Training

Extend Casie’s expertise from a speaker to an interactive workshop session where she walks you through social media best practices, working with influencers, and digital content creation.

Panelist/In-Conversation

As an authority and pioneer in the digital space, Casie shares insight on a varity of topics related to social media including content & creativity, personal branding, female entrepreneurship, social media anxiety, and building great influencer relationships.

Awards

2018
Conestoga College Alumni of Distinction Recipient
FeedSpot | Top 30 Canadian Lifestyle Bloggers
2016
Canadian Screen Awards |#AcademySOCIAL Voice Pioneer
2015
Canadian Weblogs Awards | Best Travel Blog
Mad hatter Tech | 10 Canadian Tech Startlets You Need to Know

2010
Women's Post | Top Web Savvy Women

Peer Reach | Top 100 Blogs in Canada


  • Casie is an amazing influencer/advocate that really understands how to integrate a brand into her audience. It's amazing to see someone so passionate, supportive and dedicated to growing their own empire.

    - Senior Digital Manager, FleishmanHillard
  • Casie navigates brand messaging with expertise and understands the importance of brand promotion without compromising the integrity of her events and editorial.

    - Community Manager, PRAXIS
  • I was particularly impressed with Casie's ability to come up with innovative and creative ideas on the spot - this paired with her ability to develop them into realistic social media strategies made her an inspiration.

    - Social Lead, Grey Canada
  • Casie is second to none in social media know how. In this industry I find that 8/10 social media "experts" are just buzzword junkies. Casie has the experience, market sense, and an extremely magnetic personality.

    - VP Business Development, Watt Retail
  • She is a fabulous brand ambassador - the perfect mix of professional and personable. Casie dominated social media with her constant and timely updates, showcasing the Contiki product in a positive light and actively engaging with her followers back home.

    - Marketing Manager, Contiki Canada

Summary Profile

Casie has made a name her herself as a leader and innovator in the digital space, capturing the attention of The Wall Street Journal, Marketing Magazine, and BNN. She brings an exuberant, contagious and positive energy to the world through her work both online and off. She’s worked as an influencer, spokesperson and consultant for some of the worlds leading brands including Canon, Converse, Puma, Pepsi, Ted Baker, Virgin America and more.

Documenting her life since 2005 via her blog ‘This is my Life,’ Casie’s been at the forefront of lifestyle blogging. Its growth in popularity has inspired brands to connect and partner with her to offer new creative content for their audiences. Casie’s crafted a highly respected and authentic online voice alongside her personal brand.

In 2009 Casie helped found GenY-TO, a group for creative and ambitious young people in the Toronto startup, marketing, PR and tech community. The group has helped foster collaboration within communities around the world, spread the values of  GenY to young professionals everywhere,  exact positive changes in communities and change preconceived notions about GenY.

In 2010 Casie acted as the Social media butterfly for MuchMusic, MuchMore, and MTV. She communicated to the audiences about all the exciting shows, special events and contests happening at the networks. Casie has hosted on Coral TV, Canada’s top YouTube channel for women. She hosted ‘THIS: The Hot Internet Show‘ where she covered all things social, media and mobile around the web. By day, Casie works at 1188 Films Inc. The rest of the time she is an adventure capitalist sharing her life and inspirations with the world.