Jan. 24, 2013
2013 Mompreneur® Award of Excellence
-- TORONTO, ON – With only one week left , the country will be that much closer to finding out who is Canada’s Next Top Mompreneur of the Year
as the public voting stage of this prestigious annual award comes to an end on January 31st. Close to 50,000 votes have already been cast, and with less than one week left for public voting, it’s anyone’s guess as to who the winner will be!
The top 10 finalists will be announced February 4th, after which our panel of expert judges will determine the final winner of the “Mompreneur Award of Excellence”
. The winner will be chosen based on a set of specific criteria including track record of success, innovation of business idea, and impact on community.
, SavvyMom Media and Parents Canada magazine, along with presenting sponsor Children’s Education Funds Inc., have teamed up to recognize and reward the country’s top mompreneur with a prize package valued at $30,000. Designed to drive the winning mompreneur’s business forward to further success, the Grand Prize Package includes $5,000 cash, $2,500 in legal services from Wildeboer Dellelce LLP
; a $2,500 Productivity Coaching Package from Clear Concept Inc.
; $2,500 towards a Brand Development Package from Ariane Griffiths Web|Media|Design
; a $2,000 Premium Submission Package from Parent-Tested-Parent-Approved (PTPA Media)
; and thousands more in SEO development, mentorship, and advertising from the contest partners.
The winner will be announced at the Annual Mompreneur Conference & Awards Gala on March 2, 2013. Canadians are encouraged to continue voting for their favourite moms in business – with so many votes already cast for the over 200 nominees, ranging in industries from designers and cake decorators to photographers and educational trainers, it is a true testament to the passion that exists across the country in supporting mom owned businesses. For media inquiries contact:
PR and Media Relations Coordinator
8953 For information on the Mompreneur® Award of Excellence, visit www.mompreneuraward.ca
SavvyMom Media (www.savvymom.ca)
is the publisher of the influential online publication for Canadian moms, SavvyMom Today, as well as a suite of other email newsletters designed to help busy moms. The trusted voice for moms across Canada, SavvyMom speaks to the broad range of topics that moms need to address, finding practical solutions to their everyday dilemmas. ParentsCanada
ParentsCanada magazine (www.ParentsCanada.com)
is one of Canada’s leading resources for parents of newborns to teens. Its focus is on providing parents the tools they need to make positive choices for their families. Mompreneur® Showcase Group Inc.
Mompreneur Showcase Group Inc. (www.TheMOMpreneur.com)
is the trusted national network that supports, educates, and empowers moms in business across Canada. With close to 20 satellite locations in Ontario, Mompreneur groups are now expanding to other provinces in order to connect business women everywhere. Children’s Education Funds Inc.
has been serving Canadian families with a great selection of RESPs since 1991. With close to $1 Billion dollars of RESP Assets, CEFI takes great pride in helping Canadian Families plan for their children’s educational futures.