Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What exactly IS a Mompreneur?
A: Well, I suppose it depends who you ask! Our definition of a Mompreneur is “a multi-tasking woman who can balance both the stresses of running a business as an entrepreneur, and the time-consuming duties of motherhood, all at the same time”! Whether it’s a Mompreneur who has a bricks-and-mortar business (physical location) or an an online or direct marketing business… we truly feel that any woman who juggles their own business and family at the same time is a mompreneur at heart!
Q: Do I have to be a mom/mompreneur to exhibit in an event presented by or offered by Mompreneurs?
A: While our events are intended to expose mompreneurs specifically to their communities, we do offer many opportunities for business owners from all walks of life to participate in our shows and events… yes, that includes men and women who are not moms! Your best bet is to get in contact directly with the event co-ordinator for the specific event you are interested in, to see how your business can fit in!
Q: What does the “®” symbol mean for Mompreneurs®?
A: Mompreneur® Showcase Group Inc. is the sole owner of all rights and usage of the Trademarked word “Mompreneur” across Canada. While the term has gained popularity in the past few years, it is still a trademarked word! What does this mean for you as a mompreneur? Moms in business may of course term themselves as a “mompreneur”, but legally this term may not be used in any formal way as in a name or title [Group name, site name, contest, etc] by anyone but Mompreneurs® or those to whom we legally grant the privilege.
Q: When was the Mompreneurs® group established?
A: In 2006 – Calgary, Alberta. Trademark establishment was created in 2006 through The Mompreneur® Networking Group Inc, curators of Mompreneur® Magazine, and was then purchased by, and all rights transferred to, Mompreneur® Showcase Group Inc. in 2011. Mompreneur® Showcase Group Inc. was founded in February 2011.
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