New Business Bootcamp

Mamas & Co. New Business Bootcamp

Strategies and Skills for New Business Owners

Introducing a full-day event covering the most important strategies and skills that you need to have as a new business owner!

This day is geared to mama entrepreneurs in the early stages of business – whether you just have an idea for a business, are 2 years into running a one, or somewhere in between.

The topics covered will help you acquire key skills and implement critical strategies that will help you become more focused, productive and effective at what you do. The Mamas & Co. New Business Bootcamp is not only a great opportunity to get out and network with other entrepreneurs, it will save you time and money trying to tackle important business decisions on your own.

The day includes:

  • Networking with other Mama Entrepreneurs just like you!
  • Engaging Keynote on effective networking by award-winning networking and event producer Jennifer Beale of
  • Strategies for keeping on top of your small business financials and introduction to basic bookkeeping with Jayne Dykstra of JnH Bookkeeping.
  • Important legal matters and how to protect yourself and your business when starting out shared by Adrienne Ng, co-founder of Open LLP.
  • The importance of defining your brandunderstanding your target market and creating a social media strategy that will reach them by Lisa McGrath and Alicia Flaherty of CAVEA.
  • Critical sales processes and systems every new business owner should have at their fingertips by Lianne Kim of Think Big Sales Consulting
  • Coffee, tea and a light lunch

Date: Saturday April 22, 2017
Time: 9:30am - 5:00pm
: Ralph Thornton Centre (765 Queen Street East, Toronto, On M4M 1H3)
Questions? / 647-862-4127



Early Bird Members: $79.00 + HST (ends on March 15, 2017; member pricing after March 15 is $99+HST)

Non-Members: $119.00 + HST

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Our Stellar Line-Up of Speakers

Jennifer BealeAward-winning Networker and Event Producer, Jennifer Beale has more than 14 years of success finding clients and partners through networking events. Today, Jennifer guides professionals and entrepreneurs to get the most out of networking to grow their business fast. Her unique background in journalism, research, project management and her personal journeys form her cutting edge approach to finding, conversing and converting contacts into clients, partners and collaborators. Jennifer is the editor of a popular eZine – – that helps you find potential clients and referral partners, and she produces two of Toronto’s largest business networking events. An energetic, encouraging and engaging presenter, Jennifer delights audiences with her unique blend of practical wisdom shared through her compassionate spirit and self.


CAVEA Marketing and Design
Lisa McGrath and Alicia Flaherty have a combined 20+ years marketing experience in branding, communications and social media.  They formed CAVEA together with two other partners knowing that the traditional 9-5 schedule wouldn’t accommodate the agenda of family life and wanting to build something of their own. CAVEA is a boutique marketing and design studio helping start-ups to launch and new businesses to grow by defining their brand and creating marketing strategies that bring their businesses to life across all platforms. They guide brand consistency for their clients across all channels including social media platforms, content direction, online user experience and web design.  Alicia and Lisa are always honoured to work directly with business owners to help them achieve their goals and voice their brands.


Jayne DykstraJayne Dykstra
is the owner of JnH Bookkeeping, a bookkeeping service geared towards small businesses. She’s been working with small business owners since 2008 and loves finding solutions to messy finances.  She strives to personalize her services to suit each situation and give each client the peace of mind and financial understanding they desire. Jayne worked with Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders), the Toronto District School Board and overseas before starting her own business in Toronto. As a people person, Jayne loves working with the owners as much as the numbers.


 Adrienne NgAdrienne Ng is a corporate/commercial and trade-mark lawyer. She is co-founder of Open LLP, a law firm for start-ups, entrepreneurs and technology companies. 

As an entrepreneur herself, Adrienne is intimately familiar with what start-up companies need and understands the challenges they face. Adrienne is co-founder of Indie Coffee Passport, a cool program that encourages people to discover the independent coffee culture in their city. She is also co-founder of LUVYT, an online store for wedding jewelry rentals. Adrienne's most recent start-up is HippoMD, a mobile app that dispatches doctors, on -demand, directly to patients. Adrienne loves working with start-ups, tech or otherwise, and often finds herself as part of a start-up's journey from inception to a significant financing and beyond, drawing from both her entrepreneurial and legal experience.


Lianne KimLianne Kim is the owner of Think Big Sales Consulting and co-leader of Mamas & Co. With over 15 years of sales experience, she offers sales consulting services, corporate training and workshops throughout the GTA. Lianne is an award-winning public speaker and specializes in helping female entrepreneurs grow their businesses through simple yet effective systems and strategies.







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More Information

What is included in my New Business Bootcamp ticket?

  • Networking with other mama entrepreneurs 
  • Access to incredible speakers and idea sharing workshops
  • Lunch, coffee and snacks
  • Entrance into our draw to win some amazing prizes
  • New Business Bootcamp workbook to take home, including additional resources
  • Some snazzy Mamas & Co. swag!

Who else will be at the New Business Bootcamp?

  • This event is open to all Mamas & Co. members and not-yet members (you must be a mom and have or are thinking of starting your own business).
  • If you aren’t yet a member but are a mom with your own business and want to join our community, you can take advantage of the member’s only pricing by joining now.

 What to wear to the New Business Bootcamp?

  • Attire is Business Casual. What does that mean? Jeans a nice top is fine. Wear what you would wear to a meet-up or networking event. Something you can sit, work and move around in, as this is a full day event and we want you to feel comfortable. 

What to I bring to the New Business Bootcamp?

  • Notebook and pen
  • Business Cards (for networking and for our draw!)
  • Refillable water bottle

How can I register for the New Business Bootcamp?

  • Registration is done quickly and easily by clicking on the appropriate event registration buttons above. 

Who can I contact if I have more questions?

Get in touch at or 647-862-4127



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