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Friday March 2nd, 2018

10:00am – 10:30am
Attendee Registration, Networking, Marketplace Open

10:30am – 10:50am
Welcome and Day 1 Kick-Off

10:50am – 11:20am

11:20am – 12:05pm

12:05pm – 1:05pm
Buffet Luncheon, Networking, Marketplace open

1:15pm – 1:35pm

1:35pm – 2:40pm
This panel will feature expert advice, guidance, and teachings to help you in business…

2:40pm – 3:25pm

3:25pm – 3:45pm
Coffee & Dessert Break, Networking, Final Day 1 Marketplace

3:45pm – 4:45pm

Kirstine Stewart, author of OUR TURN, speaker at 2018 National Mompreneurs ConferenceKirstine Stewart is the Chief Strategy Officer for Diply, a content platform with over 1 billion monthly views and 34 million monthly unique US visitors. Until Fall 2016, Kirstine was the Vice-President of media at Twitter, overseeing North American media partnerships across all verticals, including television, sports, gaming, news and music. She previously served as Managing Director for Twitter Canada, leading Canadian operations as well as advertising business and partnerships. Prior to joining Twitter in May 2013, Kirstine was the Executive Vice-President of CBC’s English services, CBC/Radio-Canada, where she oversaw the network’s English-language radio, television and digital programming and operations. Earlier, she was Senior Vice-President of programming for Alliance Atlantis, overseeing HGTV, Food Network, National Geographic, BBC Canada and others.

4:45pm – 5:00pm
Closing Words & Day 1 Wrap-Up

8:00pm – 10:00pm

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8:00am – 9:00am
Breakfast, Attendee Registration, Networking

9:00am – 9:20am
Welcome and Day 2 Kick-Off

9:20am – 10:00am

10:00am – 10:40am
Kelly and Erinn of Kelly's Bake Shop and Lettuce Love Cafe in Burlington, OntarioThe 3 Most Important Lessons We’ve Taught Ourselves
Join Kelly and Erinn as they share their most intimate and personal points of their entrepreneurial journey as mom and daughter; working together while their start up business Kelly’s Bake Shoppe was becoming larger than life; everything they dreamed possible; and more!
BONUS: Enjoy an exclusive meet and greet with Kelly & Erinn, where you can get a signed copy of their bestselling cookbook Made with Love!

10:40am – 11:00am
Break, Networking, Marketplace

11:00am – 12:00pm
Simon T. Bailey - speaker at the 2018 National Mompreneurs Conference

5 Ways to Create Customers for Life…
And Shift Your Brilliance in the Process

Customer love is a mindset. If you’re unforgettable, you’ll create a customer for life, and in the process, you’ll have the opportunity to become a business leader who is ready to take their company into tomorrow.

Simon leverages what he’s learned over 30 years of working for six different companies, including the Disney Institute and The Ritz Carlton Learning Institute, to create memories that matter. Attendees will learn that superior customer service is a connection, not a product. You will be empowered to see customers as guests, create a personalized experience, anticipate needs, respond immediately, and capture loyalty through kindness. You’ll be a spark in that guest’s memory, transforming from good service into platinum service, and every customer will be one for life.

By successfully demonstrating leadership of laser-focused customer service, you will be ready to “Shift Your Brilliance”, Simon’s signature program created to solve a problem: help individuals get out of the past and think like a leader of the future. You’ll develop an enhanced sense of perspective, understand where you shine, and learn how to lead without a title to create effective change. The best leaders are the ones who lead differently. You are the director of your personal narrative. You have the power to reposition your team, your company, and your life by leading in a style that’s uniquely you. By the end of this presentation, attendees will uncover their inner strengths to reach new heights.

BONUS: Enjoy an exclusive meet and greet with Simon, where you can get a signed copy of his bestselling books Release Your Brilliance and Shift Your Brilliance!

12:00pm – 12:30pm
Lunch Break, Networking, Marketplace

12:30pm – 1:45pm
Kimra Luna, mompreneur speaker, founder of Freedom Hackers
Building a Business Without Letting “Perfection” Get the Best of You
Kimra is the founder of Freedom Hackers, and creator of the “Be True, Brand You” program. She will be sharing her entrepreneurial journey of going from being on welfare, to earning a 7-figure income, all the while being her authentic self.

1:45pm – 2:30pm
Break, Networking, Marketplace

2:30pm – 3:15pm
This panel will feature expert advice, guidance, and teachings to help you in business…

3:15pm – 3:45pm
Coffee & Dessert Break, Final Marketplace

3:45pm – 5:00pm
CLOSING: Announcing The 2018 Mompreneur® Award Winners
We’ll take a closer look at the 20 Finalists for The 2018 Mompreneur Awards, highlight some honourable mentions, and announce the official winners of each of our four Mompreneur® Awards, including announcing Canada’s Official 2018 “Mompreneur® of the Year”!
PLUS! We’ll check in with past winners of The Mompreneur Awards!

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