2018 National Mompreneurs Conference in Toronto

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 Illumination Lounge Experts

The Illumination Lounge was a new feature at the 2018 #MompConf, where attendees were able to gain insights from experienced industry experts and leading entrepreneurs through small-group theme-based discussions throughout the event! Key topics included: Social Media Planning, Social Media Training, Time Management, Goal Setting, Sales, Accounting, Cash Flow, Branding, Franchising, Marketing, and so much more! 

mompreneur Jane Warr of Trainer Jane   mompreneurs Anna Lozano and Lindy Sood of Love Powered Co.mompreneur Puja Misra of Zoom Into Life Photography

Marketplace Features

GoDaddy Canada logo

What’s Your Mantra? Visit the GoDaddy Canada booth, where a local artist will be creating inspirational posters LIVE on-site for you to take home and be inspired by throughout your entrepreneurial journey! Plus lots of GoDaddy swag (as always!) given away…

Evolocity Financial Group logo

Evolocity Financial Group understands that Time is Money when you’re a busy Mompreneur, so they’re giving away an Apple Watch SERIES 3 to one lucky winner! How can you win? Find out if you are a Finance Femme Fatale — test your finance trivia skills in Evolocity’s booth, where each correct answer will get you one entry into the draw. Get a perfect score and double your chances!

UPS Canada logo supporters of mompreneurs

Swing by the UPS International Lounge where you can visit multiple countries, discover the benefits to exporting your business and going global, and get your UPS Passport stamped in the process! Completed passports will be entered into a draw, with gift cards up for grabs, as well as one lucky winner receiving $1,000 in shipping credits from UPS! PLUS enjoy delectable donuts and made-to-order barista coffee services from the UPS team.


TruShield Insurance for small business owners and mompreneurs - new logo for trushield insurance

Visit the TruShield Insurance booth, where you can connect one-on-one with their team to learn more about how to protect your company from the risks of doing business, how to avoid cyber-attacks online, and more! For every free quote requested, receive a FREE Gift Card!

mompreneur Lindsay Whisen of EASE UP Organizing Experts

Ease Up offers Professional Organizing, Decluttering & Downsizing Services, transforming your overwhelm as we organize and declutter your life.

  • Downsizing a senior parent?
  • Preparing your home for sale?
  • Need help packing and moving?
  • Tackling a home renovation project?
  • Decluttering your home or office?

Enjoy your life: leave stress and embarrassment behind! We have designed Ease Up’s professional organizing services to free you from the stress and embarrassment clutter and disorganization creates. We want you to transform from defeat to empowerment. Your well-being, comfort and satisfaction are paramount to us. We operate with compassion, integrity and professionalism. We love what we do! Let us help you live more freely and lightly.

MOMPRENEUR Cheryl Himburg of Key Element SolutionsKey Element Solutions is the one-stop-shop for all of your business needs. We are working to become your premier solution in the ever-evolving landscape of the modern workforce. With a passion for your business, customer service, and building high performing teams, Key Element Solutions is the first step in positioning your corporate culture for success.

Explore our site and learn how our services can assist you in getting the expertise you need, minus the overhead cost you don’t! Navigate over to our benefits page to discover the impact virtual business management can have on your growth, and take a look at our about page to understand the passions and experiences that enable us to align your specific needs with the best overall solutions.

mompreneur Jane Warr of Trainer Jane

Who is Jane “Trainer Jane” Warr? As a certified Verbal Aikido trainer and business coach, I offer a variety of services to help you move past the obstacles in your life and your business to achieve the success you want. I will help you identify your personal and professional values, strengths, and abilities in support of attaining your goals.  I provide guidance and training for entrepreneurs and sales organizations through different delivery methods:

  1. Improve your networking and sales skills – Networking / Sales Events (Selling on the Spot Marketplace)

  2. Improve personal and business communication skills – Workshop (Verbal Aikido)

  3. Enhance communications and sales acumen to close more deals – Workshop (B.A.N.K.CODE)

  4. Improve your business acumen – Weekly  Meetings (Group Coaching)

Which areas can I help you with?  Which environment is best for your growth? Check out my services to see which is right for you, and become the business leader and communicator you want to be.

mompreneur Madelaine Golec of ECO Physiotherapy

ECO Physiotherapy is a private, full-service orthopedic rehab clinic in Mississauga that offers the most up-to-date manual therapy techniques, mechanical treatments and modalities. Our goal is to focus on the special needs of each individual patient, in order to help them fully recover to their normal condition.

Specialized Services: Naturopath massage therapy, orthotics, cupping therapy, personal training, Pelvic Health.

Orthopedic Conditions: back pain, whiplash, lumbar and cervical disc disease, foot/ankle injuries, frozen shoulder, arthritis, and osteoporosis.

Sports Injuries: post-surgical rehabilitation, sprains and strains, patello-femoral dysfunction, rotator cuff injuries, tennis elbow (epicondylitis), returning to sports.

Work Related Injuries: carpal tunnel syndrome, repetitive stress injuries.

Neurological Disorders: headaches, pinched on Nerves, balance problems, gait training, peripheral nerve injuries, proprioceptive deficits, sciatica

Raven Social Photo Booth

Raven Social‘s animated GIF booth is not your ordinary photobooth…Our exclusive, first- in-Canada sleek booths with super model ring light take multiple photos, in just seconds to create a unique animated GIF. Guests instantly share on social media with your custom hashtag and branding, sent to guests phones via text message or email and displayed in an online gallery. We add your static graphic overlays to each animated GIF so every digital photo our booth processes is a reflection of YOUR brand, we don’t only help create photos – we create an unforgettable event experience.

Peekaboo Beans logo

Peekaboo Beans is a grassroots brand. It began as an independent initiative, but has since grown to include a network of wonderful Stylists. We support each other. We help each other grow our businesses. We share advice, encouragement and friendship. We care about each other. We also care about kids. That’s why, unlike most children’s clothes, ours are safe from toxic dyes. They’re free from snaps, buttons and fuss so that kids can dress themselves. They’re also made to last through climbing, twisting, jumping, and crawling on all fours. Peekaboo Beans is all about letting children play freely. We create Pop-Up Play Dates. We help build playgrounds in war torn countries. We also offer education and resources about the importance of play. Most of all, we provide the ingredients for a playful life.

school is easy tutoring logo

school is easy tutoring logo

School Is Easy Tutoring  – Today’s parents will do whatever it takes to help their children achieve post-secondary and career goals. Tutoring offers what parents believe schools can no longer provide. That’s where School is Easy Tutoring (SIE) comes in.

For the past 15+ years, SIE has been empowering K-12 students to succeed by delivering professional level tutoring nationwide. Our franchisees work from home, managing a team of professional tutors through our proven one-to-one at home tutoring model.

Front Door PR

Comprised of a team of experienced and connected PR and marketing professionals, Front Door PR is a turn-key solution that gives you the resources and expertise you need to take your business where you want it to go. We’re your marketing department on-demand.

We’ve built a strong reputation with our partners through our contacts & credibility in the media industry and through selective representation. We commit to be dedicated to your goals, to value and respect your needs, and work with integrity and creativity to best promote your brand. The passion and enthusiasm we demonstrate comes from our philosophy that we are an extension of your team, and your brand.

Mompreneur Awards Finalists Row

We’re excited to feature all 23 businesses and the women behind them, named as Finalists for The 2018 Mompreneur Awards, at this year’s national conference! Stop by their tabletop displays in the main ballroom, meet each of them, and get to know their incredible enterprises – we know you’ll be just as amazed as we are at all they have accomplished!

mompreneurs Adriana De Luca and Michelle Lalonde of Tiber River Naturalsmompreneur Elizabeth Roque of Rok Cork handbags and designer accessoriesmompreneur Ginette Ahier of Adorable Chocolatmompreneur Natalie Dueck of Rawnata Snack Crackersmompreneur Natasha Vandenhurk of Three Farmers productsmompreneur Neveen Dominic of Neveen Dominic Cosmeticsmompreneur Sheri Simson of KeenFit Pole Walking Co.mompreneur Melissa Power of For The Love of Laundrymompreneurs Jessica and Vanessa of The Yoga Projectmompreneur Kerry Bunney of Hawthorne Cafe in Milton, Ontariomompreneur Puja Misra of Zoom Into Life Photographymompreneurs Anna Lozano and Lindy Sood of Love Powered Co.mompreneur Alison Wawrzyniak of Roundtrip Studiosmompreneur Ashley Freeborn of Smash + Tessmompreneur Monique Parker of Wallis Everamompreneur Tamara Aldip of NanaShake in Torontomompreneur Barb Houser of It Worksmompreneur Jennifer Zurbrigg of Juice Plus+mompreneur Kah-Mei Smith of Young Living Essential Oilsmompreneur Kathy Drennan of Pampered Chefmompreneur Lygia Valcourt of Mary Kay