Join us for our 5th annual Immigrant Women’s Small Business Expo in Ottawa!

  • Informative material from supportive businesses.
  • Seminars and workshops featuring expert small business leaders.
  • A great platform to network with other women with similar interests
  • A chance to get one on one advice from industry leaders and representatives
  • Increased Business Exposure, if you choose to become a sponsor or exhibitor.
  • SWAG bags for all of our guests with complementary materials from other companies.
  • Complimentary business headshots for the first 100 attendees!

Sunday, September 30, 9am-5pm


9:00am – 9:30am

Main Hall

Registration Opens, Exhibit Hall Opens

Free Swag bags to first 200 guests.


Main Hall

Opening Ceremony with Special Guests

Canadian Small Business Women welcomes Hon. Mona Fortier, Hon. Jim Watson and Jeff Leiper


1000am – 11:00am

Breakout room

Panel of Experts Segment – Minimum Wage & The Impact on Immigrant Business Owners

Join our panel discussion with female leaders in small business.

Panelists TBA


11:30PM – 12:30pm

Breakout room

Workshop 1: The Power of Self-Love for Entrepreneurs

Presented by: Kamsuka /  Moderated by: Dwania Peele

Kamshuka, Author



2:45pm - 3:45pm

Breakout room

Workshop 2: TBA

Shalini Dharna, CPA, CA , Owner at Dharna CPA

ALDEEN Simmonds, Owner at Aldeen Simmonds-Thorpe Consulting Inc.

Lisa Smith Maxam, Owner at The Staff Room 

Moderated by: Emily Mills, founder of How She Hustles

Register Now!

Join over a thousand fellow entrepreneurs at our 6th Annual Immigrant Women’s Small business Expo.

Tickets are $5 and grant you access to our Exhibitor Hall, Panel Discussions, and Expert Workshops. 

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