Michele Romanow – a Forbes ‘Millennial on a Mission’ February 17, 2015 | 6 - 8:30 p.m. | Nita Lake LodgeEarly Bird (until Feb 11) Chamber Members: $40 | General Admission: $50 Regular Rate (Feb 12 - 16) Chamber Members: $44 | General Admission: $54 All prices are subject to 5% GST. Registration open until 4pm Monday, February 16 Register Now!
Steps to Success and Entrepreneurial Victory Co-founder of Buytopia.ca (now Canada’s fastest-growing retailer), founder of SnapSaves.com (acquired in 2014 by Groupon), and the only Canadian on Forbes prestigious ‘Millennials on a Mission’ list, Michele Romanow is in Whistler to share her success story with the ambitious professional women in our community. Every entrepreneurial story starts somewhere. Learn how this Calgary born trailblazer made millions. From studying to become an engineer, to building a zero-consumer-waste coffee shop on her Queen’s University campus to ecommerce and finally couponing. This is an inspirational story of how one career path lead to another (and to enormous success) before the age of 30. See if you recognize yourself in her story and draw bold inspiration from this powerhouse professional. Extensive Q & A will be offered to discover the secrets of a wildly successful entrepreneur. Learn from Michele’s story:
- How she built 3 successful companies by the age of 30
- How she identified opportunities & acted on them
- Qualities of a successful entrepreneur
Guest Speaker: Michele Romanow
A Toronto-based serial entrepreneur, Michele is passionate about building and leading technology companies. Michele co-founded Buytopia.ca, which is now Canada’s fastest-growing retailer and founded SnapSaves.com in January 2013 – a mobile couponing app – which was acquired by Groupon in 2014
- Top 100 - Canada's Most Powerful Women
- EY Entrepreneur of the Year finalist
- Ranked #3 on the Profit Hot 50 Fastest Growing Companies
- Youngest Leader and Fastest Growing Company on the W100 Chatelaine Rank of Top Female Entrepreneurs
- RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Award
- Toronto Region Board of Trade Business of the Year Winner (Under 30)
- Cartier Women's Initiative Award
Enjoy drink specials and complimentary hors d'oeuvres:Mini mushroom soup with potato and bacon croquette Albacore tuna tartar, green onion, wrapped in pickled daikon Gold beet and chevre spoon pistou, balsamic drizzle Angus beef slider, tomato jam, bacon, smoked cheddar BC domestic cheese platter - selection of cheese from british columbia’s small producers, farmhouse & natural pastures, house made marmalades, crostini Seasonal Crudite platter selection of colorful fresh vegetables, house made dips
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