2012 Women in Biz Network Conference – Power Packed Line Up Announced

Toronto, Ontario: The Women in Biz Network announces the opening of ticket sales to their 2nd annual conference, showcasing a power-packed line-up of entrepreneurs and business leaders, including Kimberley Seldon as keynote speaker. The WIBN’s 2012 national conference promises to be THE conference for women in business in Canada. 

Each of WIBN’s speakers will focus on different aspects of the revamped S.M.a.R.T business acronym and deliver hands-on tools for creative problem solving in today’s new business landscape. Some of the headliners joining the conference are:
  • Kimberley Seldon – CityLine regular, HGTV expert and editor of Dabble Magazine and design editor for Chatelaine, Seldon is a fierce entrepreneur, passionate about sharing business smarts that will take WIBN attendees from surviving to thriving. Her 10-step program to success isn’t a get-rich-quick scheme, but it brings success clearly into focus




  • Nora Young – Writer-broadcaster, producer and host of CBC’s Spark, Nora will dive deep into the most popular social channels and how they’re changing every single facet of business.



  • Neil Hedley & Kathy Buckworth – will tackle the differences between the way men and women network and educate each other on their own best practices, which, incidentally, do not include crying to get your own way.


  • Jaeny Baik – Former on-air CBC journalist, Jaeny’s interactive presentation will deliver smart, usable proven-to-work YouTube strategies. Her trade secrets will guide attendees past the top mistakes novice video bloggers make and share 3 simple elements of successful videos.



  • Anastasia Valentine is an award-winning product strategist who has has spent over 20 years achieving amazing results in bringing ideas and products to market. Anastasia provide the keys to success with crowd sourcing & crowd funding for small businesses.

  • Judy Croon – She’s opened for Joan Rivers, Wynonna Judd and whole host of celebrities as well as a regular on NBC, CBS, CTV and the comedy network. What she’ll do for WIBN attendees? Share 7 tips for surviving your workday/business/angry boss.



  •  Clare Kumar – Guest expert on The Steven and Chris Show, Breakfast Television and a regular on Marilyn Denis, Clare is firecracker of energy that promises to whip the ominous daily to-do list into submission. Prioritizing, scheduling and employing underused (and often free) resources – working smarter, not harder is her motto. 
“We’re thrilled to welcome an amazing line-up of high caliber speakers who are committed to helping attendees discovery and explore creative pathways to more successful futures,” says Leigh Mitchell, founder and president of WIBN. “It is our hope that the WIBN conference will serve as the GPS for career-oriented and entrepreneurial Canadian women to network, learn and grow in 2012.”
Tickets for WIBN’s conference will go on sale March 16th for members, March 19 for non-members and will be available online at http://womeninbiznetwork.com/. Headline sponsor for the event is Chevrolet Canada.
We look forward to hearing from you and sharing our excitement about this event.
Media Contact ~ Julia Rosien
Phone: (519) 496-5797
About WIBN
WIBN connects and empowers women through membership, mentorship, workshops, conferences and online learning. WIBN works with more than 5,000 self-employed, professional and entrepreneurial women, including women just graduating from post-secondary education and well beyond. WIBN has been featured in The Toronto Star, The Toronto Sun, The Globe & Mail and Hear & Now CBC Radio.
About Leigh Mitchell
Leigh Mitchell is the founder & President of Women in Biz Network. Leigh specializes in empowering professional women through skill building conferences, memberships, webinars and marketing.  Leigh has successfully worked with major brands such as GM Canada, Johnson & Johnson, Maple Leaf Foods, HP Canada, Kobo and Random House. Leigh has been featured on CBC Radio, the Toronto Star, the Globe & Mail and in other media and has been a featured speaker at Blissdom Canada.



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