EVENTS 2018-12-03T14:37:48+00:00


Since 1992, we’ve helped thousands of women take on the world of entrepreneurship with both hands, connecting them with expert advisors, workshops, mentorship programs, trade missions, networking events, conferences and more, all designed to propel them toward success in business and leadership.

It’s about building your toolbox and being a part of a supportive community that also challenges you to reach your full potential. When you surround yourself with successful women who have been there and done that, you can’t help but feel inspired.

We’ve got all kinds of learning and networking opportunities coming up. Come and set your plan in motion!

May 3 – July 5, 2018

Women, Business & Breakfast [Monthly]

MSVU, Seton 404/405
CWB training
Presented by TD Bank, our monthly breakfasts have always ranked among our most popular networking events. Each features small group networking and facilitated business discussions for both start-up and established business owners.

They are held the first Thursday of each month at MSVU from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.; admission is included in the cost of membership, but registration is required.
Contact: Michele Brayman

Phone: 902-457-6449

Upcoming dates:

» October 4, 2018          7:30 – 9:30 a.m.      Seton 404/405

»November 1, 2018        7:30 – 9:30 a.m.      Seton 404/405

»December 6, 2018        7:30 – 9:30 a.m.      Seton 404/405

» January 3, 2019          7:30 – 9:30 a.m.      Seton 404/405

»February 7, 2019       7:30 – 9:30 a.m.      Seton 404/405

»March 7, 2019        7:30 – 9:30 a.m.      Seton 404/405

To Register

November 28, 2018

Doing Business with the Government of Canada- Professional Services

MSVU, Seton 404

No charge to attend, but must register

Morning coffee & lunch provided 

Did you know that the Government of Canada purchases approximately $25 billion of goods and services each year?

This full day workshop is geared for women-owned companies who sell professional services B2B and have an interest in selling to the federal government. This session will provide key information about how to sell your professional services to the federal government. You will learn:

  • Whether the Government of Canada buys your service (and goods associated with the sale of your services)
  • How the contracting process works
  • Where to find opportunities
  • How to become a pre-qualified supplier for professional services
  • How to sell catering services through an innovative procurement pilot

Participants will also have the opportunity to meet individually with the federal Office of Small and Medium Enterprises.

Overview of the event agenda:

8:30-9:00 am                      Registration

9:00-9:05 am                      Open Remarks

9:05-10:00 am                    Introduction to Doing Business with the Government of Canada

10:00-11:30 am Finding Opportunities with the Government of Canada

10:30-11:00 am Break

11:00-12:00 pm Selling Professional Services to the Government of Canada

12:00-1:00 pm                    Lunch and Networking

1:00-3:30 pm                      Individual meetings (30 mins each)


January 30 – November 27, 2018

Power Lunch 2018 [Monthly]

99 Wyse Road – Suite 600, Dartmouth
Presented by BOYNECLARKE LLP; networking will take place from 11:30 AM – 12 PM, with presentations from 12 PM – 1:30 PM.

Members: $15 + HST, Non-Members: $25 + HST

Includes Lunch

August 28, 2018:

Sandra Currie-Samson, Building a Better Workshop: Teaching What You Know

September 25, 2018:

Tina Capalbo, Lift Communications – Video Marketing: Solid Strategies & Top Tips

October 30, 2018:

Lisa Haydon, The Practical and Tactical of Business Development Success

November 27, 2018:

Kim Scarvelli, Buyer Personas: Building Consumer Insight

December 11, 2018

Panel of Boyne Clarke Lawyers, All in the Family: Where Your Business and Family Law Intersect

Details? Please contact Nora Perry at:

902-457-6320 or



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