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Presenting Sponsor


TruShield Insurance for small business owners and mompreneurs - new logo for trushield insurance
TruShield Insurance
is dedicated to helping you protect the business that you’ve worked hard to build and grow. As the small business division of Northbridge Financial Corporation, TruShield Insurance has been protecting Canadian businesses for more than 90 years. And when it comes to insuring your business, they’ll provide you with the property, general liability and automobile coverage you need. You can also look to them for life, disability, critical illness, and group health insurance for businesses with one or more employees. It’s all the coverage you need with the flexibility to make changes as your business evolves.


Enterprising Sponsors


UPS Canada logo supporters of mompreneurs

UPS was founded in 1907 as a messenger company in the United States, and has since grown into a multi-billion-dollar corporation by clearly focusing on the goal of enabling commerce around the globe. Today UPS, or United Parcel Service Inc., is a global company with one of the most recognized and admired brands in the world. As the largest express carrier and package delivery company in the world, they are also a leading provider of specialized transportation, logistics, capital, and e-commerce services. Every day, they manage the flow of goods, funds, and information in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide.

 

GoDaddy logo - partner with Mompreneurs in Canada

Nearly as old as the Internet itself, GoDaddy was born to give people an easy, affordable way to get their ideas online. Today, we have more than 13 million customers around the world, but our goal is much the same. We’re here to help people easily start, confidently grow and successfully run their own ventures. We connect with our customers and dream up digital masterpieces in state-of-the-art offices. We’re located in the world’s hottest tech corridors – Silicon Valley, Cambridge, Seattle, Hyderabad, Belfast and Phoenix.

 

Telus member discount for mompreneurs and business women in canada

TELUS is Canada’s fastest-growing national telecommunications company, with $12 billion of annual revenue and 13.7 million customer connections, including 8.1 million wireless subscribers, 3.2 million wireline network access lines, 1.5 million Internet subscribers and 916,000 TELUS TV® customers. TELUS provides a wide range of communications products and services, including wireless, data, Internet protocol (IP), voice, television, entertainment and video, and is one of Canada’s largest healthcare IT providers. In support of our philosophy to give where we live, TELUS, our team members and retirees have contributed more than $396 million to charitable and not-for-profit organizations and volunteered more than six million hours of service to local communities since 2000.

 

The UPS Store logo - partner with Mompreneurs, Canada

The UPS Store is a locally owned franchise offering a range of products & services designed to help and support small business. More than packing and shipping (although we do that very well), The UPS Store offers a wide range of additional products and services including: digital printing & copying; wide format printing; document finishing services; mailbox rentals (not just a PO box, ours includes a real street address!) and more. With over 360 locations in Canada, there is one near you. Save 10% every day on most in-store transactions with our Get More Card – sign up for yours today!

 

logo for Entripy Custom Clothing - sponsor for Mompreneurs

Entripy Custom Clothing is Canada’s leading provider of custom apparel. We understand how important branding is to growing your business and we’re here to help you get the recognition your company deserves. We provide screen printing, embroidery and digital printing of custom t-shirts, sweatshirts, jackets, caps and more.

At Entripy, we understand the needs of entrepreneurs and we cater to providing you with the best quality custom apparel and promotional products to help you grow your business. Founded in 1999 out of a University of Toronto dorm room, Entripy has since become Canada’s largest custom apparel decorator, operating out of a 35,000 square foot facility in Oakville, Ontario. We offer in-house production, a quick standard 5-day turnaround (the fastest in the industry), low minimum quantities and free shipping across Canada. A dedicated team of client service specialists are available to answer your questions by email, phone or live chat and help you outfit your business for success.  PLUS – All Mompreneur members get 10% off custom apparel and promotional products!

 


Contributing Sponsors


Serendipity Studios - Photography by Mompreneur Jen Fitz in Napanee Ontario

Serendipity Studios is a *Boutique Portrait Studio* owned and operated by Jen Fitzpatrick. Founded in 2005, Jen Fitz Photography became quickly renowned for its family and baby portrait sessions.  In 2009, the name was changed to Serendipity Studios, and today, services clients from Toronto to Ottawa.  The Boutique Portrait Studio creates one-of-a-kind artwork out of life’s most precious moments.   Photography sessions cater to all occasions, including engagements, weddings, maternity, newborns, families, children,cake smash/milestones, corporate and special events.  Servicing the Toronto, Kingston, Picton, Napanee, Brockville, Ottawa and surrounding areas.

 

Skill Decor logo - Kay Habib, London Ontario Mompreneur

SkillDecor founder Kay Habib Is a Certified Home Stager and Interior Decorator serving London and area. She is passionate about helping her client create beautiful spaces keeping in mind the purpose behind it such as selling a home or customized interior decorating. Kay also has a line of custom decorative pillows that are produced in London ON.

 

Manjya logo - hire a personal chef

How do you get tasty, healthy food when you don’t have the time or ability to do the cooking?  The answer is easier and likely more accessible than you might think:  Let someone else do the cooking for you!

That’s where a Personal Chef through manjya.ca can help. A Personal Chef is not just for the rich-and-famous.  A personal chef can help you save time and eat well.  It’s an answer to getting nutritious and convenient in the same dish, and compared to all the eating out and taking out that you might be doing too much of right now…it’s also a cost-effective and better-for-your health option.

 

Hand Heart & Sole logo - mompreneur Gina Bello

Since 2002, Hand Heart & Sole has been a partner in stress management and preventative and restorative healthcare practices. We educate individuals and businesses regarding complementary & alternative healthcare-holistic, all-natural, drug-free therapies and provide these conveniently, on-site in your own home or workplace. We serve you by providing cost-effective health & wellness solutions that reduce stress and illness, increase energy and productivity and in the long-term, save you money.

Fervor Montreal logo

Fervor is pleased to present the 2017 Mompreneur Award winners with their exclusive dancing gem necklace, and are proud to award all the deserving mompreneur finalists with their signature wrapz  bracelet! Fervor Montreal is a luxury Canadian jewellery brand created and designed by a Canadian mompreneur. Each FERVOR piece is handcrafted by highly skilled jewellers, using only top-quality materials and workmanship.

 

KomalWorks logo - large paper flowers

KomalWorks® is a one of a kind hand crafted interior décor and gift shop that transforms paper into cherished pieces of art and makes every moment of your life a memorable celebration. Their customized paper décor has brightened up homes, offices, corporate events, parties and weddings. Within a year of its inception KomalWorks has served and established a diverse clientele from all over the world including Europe, UK, Australia, America and Canada as its top customers with its distinct services. Staying true to its mission of spreading happiness in peoples lives, KomalWorks offers a variety of products including large paper flowers, butterfly decals, LED hot air balloons and 3D glow in the dark décor to name just a few, catering to all ages and genders. KomalWorks offers worldwide shipping to reach out to everyone and to bring people closer.

 

Dentons LLP logo

With more than 7,700 lawyers across the world, Dentons has the depth of experience and breadth of coverage your company needs. Our legal team is focused on meeting your business needs, responding to your concerns and finding specific solutions to your business challenges.

 

Drexler Holistic Travel - mompreneur Amanda Drexler

Drexler Travel provides solutions for travellers with dietary needs and adventure in mind. We provide outstanding experiences eliminating the stress and time commitment involved in planning and organizing a vacation. Our priority is to provide exceptional opportunities for couples, families and groups to escape life pressures, to un-plug, reconnect and rejuvenate while maintaining their existing nutritional and wellness needs.