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I'm very honoured to be one of six FINALISTS for the Mompreneurs© Momentum Award 2017.  If you'd like to see my "SUCCESS STORY", please visit the Mompreneurs' Blog "CHRISTINE FRANCES POE - TIKKO". 

The National Mompreneurs® Conference combines 2 days of education, inspiration, connections, and insights for women entrepreneurs across Canada, featuring practical and informative presentations by industry experts, panel discussions on topics relevant to today’s shifting marketplace, and interactive stations for networking, connecting, and business-building. The event also includes the Awards Ceremony for the 2017 Mompreneur® Awards, where winners are announced, and Mompreneur businesses from across Canada are recognized.

Also FINALISTS in my category are Michelle Emson, SANCTUARY STUDIOS; Jacqueline De’Ath, HOMEWORKS, etc.; Jennifer Reece Maxwell, THE WEDDING COACH; Lori-Ann McLeod, OXYGEN FITNESS and Stephanie Birt; BLUE OCEAN OFFICE SUPPLIES.

Mompreneur® “Momentum” Award: awarded to a female-led non-profit, charitable, or service-based organization through criteria-based points system surrounding Leadership and Commitment to Community. Must be in business a minimum of 1 year at time of entry to qualify. Winner is awarded Cash & Services valued at over $5,000!
This year, winners will be scrutinized by an expert panel of prestigious judges, including Manjit Minhas (CBC’s Dragon’s Den), Krista Scaldwell (VP Public Affairs, The Coca-Cola Company), Lorraine McLachlan (President/CEO of the Canadian Franchise Assoc.), Jill Schoolenberg (VP, GoDaddy Canada), and Victoria Lennox (Co-Founder, Startup Canada).

All Finalists will be judged based on criteria such as innovation, commitment to community, sales growth, leadership, and scalability, in 4 award categories: Mompreneur Award of Excellence(exemplary product/service), Mompreneur Startup Award (for a business under 3 years), Mompreneur Award of Merit (for a consultant or franchisee), and the Mompreneurs “Momentum” Award (for a female-led non-profit, charity, or service-based business).

The Mompreneurs© Conference 2017 runs from March 2 to March 5 at the Toronto Sheraton Hotel & Conference Centre, 801 Dixon Road, Toronto, ON. 

A special thank you to Burlington Post's Tim Whitnell for his January 19, 2017 article "Two Burlington residents in running for Mompreneur awards".