WESK is celebrating 25 years! Are you ready to help us celebrate?
WESK is pleased to announce its 25th Anniversary Small Business Conference, presented by Conexus Credit Union, on May 21, 2020. This conference brings together entrepreneurs and business professionals from around the province and is specifically designed to provide YOU with an interactive and engaging day of learning and inspiration.
Held in Regina, Saskatchewan, this conference includes four exciting workshops, a powerful keynote address by Michele Romanow (Dragon on CBC’s Dragons’ Den, and Co-Founder of Clearbanc) , a venture capitalist panel, and much more! Get ready for this action-packed event and prepare to collaborate with women entrepreneurs and corporate executives who mean business.
Interested in meeting Michele Romanow? Purchase your Phase 1 or Phase 2 ticket to receive a front of the line pass to the Meet & Greet!
Dragon, CBC’s Dragons’ Den | Co-Founder, Clearbanc
Tech titan Michele Romanow is an engineer and a serial entrepreneur who started five companies before her 33rd birthday. A “Dragon” on CBC’s hit show Dragons’ Den, Romanow is the co-founder of Clearbanc, which will invest $1 billion in startups in 2019. She previously co-founded SnapSaves, acquired by American tech giant Groupon, and Buytopia.ca, which acquired ten competitors, including Shop.ca and WagJag, and was ranked 3rd on the Profit Hot 50 list of fastest growing companies. She brings her incredible entrepreneurial savvy to every stage.
Romanow has created digital solutions for many of the world’s leading brands, including P&G, Netflix, Starbucks, and Cirque du Soleil. She’s ranked as one of the “100 Most Powerful in Canada” by WXN, is the only Canadian included in Forbes’ “Millennial on a Mission” list, and was recently named a “Young Global Leader” by the World Economic Forum.
Awarded Angel Investor of the Year by the Canadian Innovation Awards, Romanow is a prolific angel investor through Dragons’ Den. She co-founded the Canadian Entrepreneurship Initiative with Richard Branson to encourage more entrepreneurs.
Romanow is currently a director for Vail Resorts, Freshii, League of Innovators, Queen’s Business School, and Shad Valley, a transformational program that develops the entrepreneurial potential of exceptional Canadian youth.
8:30am – Registration
9:00am – 25th Anniversary Kickoff
11:00am – Coffee Break
11:15 – Venture Capitalist Panel
12:00pm – LUNCH
12:45pm – Breakout Sessions (choose from one of three workshops, more information coming soon!)
2:45pm – Coffee Break
4:00pm – Meet & Greet with Michele Romanow (Want to be first in line? Purchase your Phase 1 or Phase 2 ticket for a front of the line pass!)
Phase 1: $110 (on sale until December 31, 2019 or while quantities last) + includes front of the line pass to Meet & Greet with Michele Romanow.
Phase 2: $130 (on sale until February 28, 2020 or while quantities last) + includes front of the line pass to Meet & Greet with Michele Romanow.
Phase 3 $150 (on sale until April 30, 2020 or while quantities last)
Phase 4: $170 (on sale until May 13, 2020 or while quantities last)
WESK Members – be sure to log in to receive your 25% discount!