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– 2017 –

Congratulations to all nominees and Top Finalists for The 2017 Mompreneur® Awards! We were amazed at the accomplishments of so many talented women across this great country, and let us be the first to say that naming our winners was indeed a hard task with so much talent and innovation at hand!

On Saturday March 4th, we proudly announced our winners of The 2017 Mompreneur® Awards, live and in-person at the 2017 National Mompreneurs® Conference! We know you’ll see a lot of them this year as they continue to achieve great success and encourage others to do the same; get to know each of them, and help us celebrate their win!

2017 Mompreneur® Award of Excellence
“Canada’s 2017 Mompreneur® of the Year”

WINNER: Dana Shortt – DANA SHORTT GOURMET

Dana Shortt - 2017 Mompreneur of the Year

Dana Shortt Gourmet and Gifts is a boutique-style gourmet food shop in the heart of Uptown Waterloo, offering freshly made appetizers, entrees, gift baskets and quality chocolates, as well as an olive oil and vinegar tasting bar. As a chef, Dana is convinced that being passionate about taste makes all the difference. It means creating an experience that starts with a taste and ends with a memory. Read up on her ‘Why’ behind opening her business, and her top tips for fellow entrepreneurs… READ MORE >>


2017 Mompreneur® ‘Momentum’ Award – Service Based or Non-Profit

WINNER: Lori-Ann McLeod – OXYGEN FITNESS 

Lori-Ann McLeod of Oxygen Fitness, Mompreneur Award winner

Oxygen Fitness is an award winning exclusive boutique style fitness facility that caters to people of all fitness abilities. Oxygen has grown expedetionally in the last 5 years and has helped hundreds of people live healthier lives through fitness and nutrition, offering a supportive team atmosphere that allows people to step out of their comfort zones. Read up on how Lori-Ann’s business has transformed her life, and her top tips for fellow entrepreneurs…
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2017 Mompreneur® Startup Award – Under 3 Years in Business

WINNER: Melissa Hyslop – THE MUNCH MITT 

Melissa Hyslop, winner of The 2017 Mompreneur Startup Award for The Munch Mitt

The Munch Mitt is a “handy” teething solution that prevents the constant dropping of teething toys. It provides easy access pain relief for teething babies who are still learning consistent grip and direction, and protects the hands from irritation due to chewing. Made with food grade silicone, BPA and Phthalate free, The Munch Mitt can be found in over 7 countries internationally, in over 2000 independent stores in North America, and in major chains such as Toys R’ Us. Read up on how Melissa’s business idea transpired, and her top tips for fellow entrepreneurs… READ MORE >>


2017 Mompreneur® Award of Merit – Consultant, Franchisee, or Broker

WINNER: Duette Anderson – SENDOUT CARDS

Mompreneur Duette Anderson of SendoutCards, winner of the Mompreneur Award of Merit

SendOutCards is a unique business tool for small businesses and entrepreneurs, that enables you to keep in touch with your customer database on a personal level by sending personalized greeting cards and gifts. In 60 seconds, you can choose your card, add your company logo, write your heartfelt, inspirational, or cheerful message in your own handwriting font, and click send. Then SendOutCards will print, stuff, stamp and mail your personalized greeting card to any postal address anywhere in the world! With SendOutCards, staying top of mind, building and maintaining relationships with your clients has never been so easy. Read up on what inspires Duette, as well as her top tips for fellow entrepreneurs… READ MORE >>


Congratulations to all of our 2017 Top 22 Finalists!

Alberta
Mama Knows Luxury – Sarah Willey of Edmonton

British Columbia
Homeworks Etc. Designs – Jacqueline De’Ath of Surrey
K’Pure Naturals – Karen Johnson of Mission
Sendout Cards – Duette Anderson of Surrey
Snugabell Mom & Baby Gear – Wendy Armbruster Bell of Coquitlam
YUM: Plant Based Recipes for a Gluten Free Diet – Dr. Theresa Nicassio of Vancouver

Ontario
Arbonne International – Mirella Canavan of Mississauga
Blue Ocean Office Supplies – Stephanie Birt of Guelph
Dana Shortt Gourmet – Dana Shortt of Waterloo
Easy Peasy Patches – Andrea Winarski of Aurora
Curiosity Box – Cassie Krygsman of Ilderton
Dalcini Stainless – Nita Tandon of Ottawa
Funky Monkey Fabrics – Melissa Vriesinga of Varna
Handmade For You Love Lu – Laura Batista of Sarnia
Isagenix – Angie Wagenaar of Milton
Malarkey Kids (The Munch Mitt) – Melissa Hyslop of Burlington
Mommy Connections London – Nicole Hennessy of London
Nutrition Bites – Sandra Venneri of London
Olivia Rose – AnnaMaria DiNicolantonio of Milton
Oxygen Fitness – Lori Ann McLeod of Milton
Par-T-Perfect – Amber Dinda of Oakville
Sendout Cards – Duette Anderson of Surrey
Sanctuary Studios – Michelle Emson of Bracebridge
Talii Towels – Lisa Iafrate of King City
The Wedding Coach – Jennifer Reece Maxwell of Ajax
Tikko – Christine Frances Poe of Burlington
WeeSleep – Janey Reilly of Waterdown

Prince Edward Island
Nutracelle – Melanie Wildman of Stratford

 



– 2016 –

2016 Mompreneur® Award of Excellence
“Canada’s 2016 Mompreneur® of the Year”

WINNER: Colleen Dyck – GORP Clean Energy Bars  (Niverville, MB)

Colleen Dyck of GORP - Mompreneur of the Year, Canada 2016


2016 Mompreneur® ‘Momentum’ Award – Service Based or Non-Profit

WINNER: Dana Kerford – GirlPower & GoodGuys  (Calgary, AB)

Dana Kerford of GirlPower, Mompreneur from Calgary


2016 Mompreneur® Startup Award – Under 3 Years in Business

WINNER: Nita Tandon – Dalcini Stainless  (Ottawa, ON)

Dalcini Stainless - Mompreneur Award Winner Nita Tandon


2016 Mompreneur® Award of Merit – Consultant, Franchisee, or Broker

WINNER: Angie Wagenaar – Isagenix  (Milton, ON)

Angie Wagenaar of Isagenix - Mompreneur


Congratulations to all of our 2016 Top 20 Finalists!

Alberta
GirlPower & GoodGuys – Dana Kerford of Calgary

British Columbia
Colour By Amber – Keeley Saunders of Burnaby
Little Jots – Maria Freeman of Vancouver

Manitoba
GORP Clean Energy Bar – Colleen Dyck of Niverville
Kindoma – Carly Shuler of Winnipeg
St. Pierre Realty – Cindy Grenier of St. Pierre Jolys

Ontario
Arbonne International – Nikkie Price of Waterloo
Bitty Boots – Candice Bell of Sarnia
Cellar 82 – Kasey Boudreau of Kanata
Curiosity Box – Cassie Krygsman of Ilderton
Dalcini Stainless – Nita Tandon of Ottawa
Funky Monkey Fabrics – Melissa Vriesinga of Varna
Handmade For You Love Lu – Laura Batista of Sarnia
Isagenix – Angie Wagenaar of Milton
Laurie Goodman Photography “Life Messages” – Laurie Goodman of Guelph
Oxygen Fitness – Lori Ann McLeod of Milton
Redstone Agency – Bailey Roth of Toronto
Steeped Tea – Katie Valade of Cambridge
The OVer Co. – Sabrina Maulucci of London
WeeSleep – Janey Reilly of Waterdown


– 2015 –

2015 Mompreneur® Award of Excellence
“Canada’s 2015 Mompreneur® of the Year”

WINNER: Andrea Iervella – SchoolWorx  (Calgary, AB)

Andrea Iervella - Schoolworx - Mompreneur of the Year 2015


2015 Mompreneur® Startup Award – Under 3 Years in Business

WINNER: Cassie Krygsman – Curiosity Box  (Ilderton, ON)

Mompreneur Cassie Krygsman of Curiosity Box


– 2014 –

2014 Mompreneur® Award of Excellence
“Canada’s 2014 Mompreneur® of the Year”

WINNER: Elaine Tan Comeau – EasyDaysies  (Vancouver, BC)

Mompreneur Award Winner Elaine Tan Comeau of EasyDaysies


 

– 2013 –

2013 Mompreneur® Award of Excellence
“Canada’s 2013 Mompreneur® of the Year”

WINNER: Jade Barr – Jady Babys  (Saskatoon, SK)

Mompreneur winner Jade Barr of Jady Babys soft soled boots