Your first year in business sets the stage for everything to come. Learning to make mistakes in a meaningful way so that you can maintain momentum and continue to build your business from the ground up is the focus on these workshops. Every business has to start somewhere.
Take your business to the next level with focused sessions on growing and scaling your business from a few clients to many and from a solo operation to one with employees, contractors and more. Workshops focused on growth and development are offered throughout the day.
Learn to socialize your business online and offline in today’s world. Your network is far more reaching than you could imagine and the kind of information you put out in the world matters. Join us for workshops that provide answers to why you need to socialize your business, and how to do it.
We are excited to work with local and regional businesses and organizations that support women in business. If you are interested in being a sponsor of the Atlantic Women Entrepreneurs Summit, click the link below.
The Atlantic Women Entrepreneurs Summit is so pleased to welcome Annette Verschuren as our keynote speaker for this amazing event!
You'll have your choice of workshops after you register.
8:30 - 9:00
9:00 - 9:30
10:40 - 11:00
CBVoices is a Cape Breton-based women's group that has been working to conduct research about the status of women entrepreneurs in Cape Breton. This presentation will be accompanied by light refreshments, tea, and coffee.
11:00 - 12:00
Several speakers from around the Atlantic region will join us for a moderated discussion on starting and running a business in Cape Breton and beyond. Questions will be collected from participants prior to the event to ensure relevancy of topics and pointed discussions. Panelists include Dr. Corrine MacIssac of Health Outcomes Worldwide, Joanne Schmitt of Galloping Cows, Patti Sampson of Artemis, Jennifer Drummond of The Salty Stork, and Danna Ferguson of Rodan & Fields.
12:00 - 1:00
Enjoy a gourmet lunch with new friends and fellow business owners while learning about social media marketing concepts, strategies, and a chance to learn from people who do branding, marketing and social media for a living.
Lunch buffet includes choice of Honey and herb glazed chicken, stuffed pork, or vegetarian chili with several sides to choose from, rolls, salad, and a dessert table.
2:00 - 2:50
Join us for a moderated discussion to learn about local resources, supports, organizations, and individuals who can help you grow your business in Atlantic Canada. Questions will be collected from participants to ensure a relevant discussion and learning session. Panelists include representatives from Cape Breton Partnership, Nova Scotia Works, Cape Breton University, Chamber of Commerce, and Anna Manley Law.
2:50 - 3:10
Enjoy a mid-afternoon snack including fruit, vegetables, sweets, breads, tea, coffee, desserts and more.
3:10 - 4:00
We're so pleased to welcome Annette Verschuren to impart some words of wisdom for women entrepreneurs in Atlantic Canada. Annette is an accomplished business woman, author, and a respected member of the Cape Breton community.
4:00 - 5:00
Socialize your business by networking with other women entrepreneurs, talking to service providers, speakers, and more. We'll be drawing for prizes, swag, and everyone in attendance will have a chance to win a $5000 prize package from our banner sponsors, Ground Floor Labs and The Freelance Writing School.
TICKETS INCLUDE ADMISSION TO THE AWE-SUM 2019 CONFERENCE, BUFFET LUNCH, REFRESHMENTS, NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES, SWAG, AND A CHANCE TO WIN A $5000 STRATEGY AND GROWTH PACKAGE FROM OUR SPONSORS. TICKETS ARE NOT AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR THE MORNING OF THE EVENT.
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