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Young Entrepreneur’s Pitch Conference

November 21, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Get Ready to Pitch!

November 21st, 2020

10am PST/ 1pm EST  

Canadian Small Business Women in partnership with Volition is pleased to bring you Canada’s premiere full scale pitch conference

About Young Entrepreneur’s Pitch Conference

In this inaugural union, CSBW and Volition will bring to you a full scale conference that offers an electrifying pitch contest targeted to young entrepreneurs. Canadians coast to coast will get the opportunity to build their network through our speed networking and build their businesses using information received from our workshops. We will offer 2 Panel of Experts Segment and will have a Virtual Expo area for you to interact with our vendors.

Canadian Small Business Women was created to provide a place for aspiring Canadian business women to find the necessary resources to take their business from the planning stage to a reality. We also provide business directory, event information, and advertising opportunities for existing Canadian Small Business Women. Through our blogs, social media pages and our related articles, we hope to connect our experts to aspiring and current business women of Canada and provide the information needed to take their businesses to the next level.  We are proud to have delivered over 40 conferences serving over 5000 guests worldwide!

Volition elevates entrepreneurs by providing space for conversations, connections, and practical skill-building. They believe that you never know what can come from a conversation and continually look for ways to create opportunities for collaboration. Their team of 11 international advisors brings lived experience and domain expertise to their community and clients, building strategies and supporting entrepreneurs through their ‘now what?’ moments. Volition has hosted almost 100 Pitch Events across Canada, the U.S., and Europe, with 5000+audience members and over 630 startups pitching at these events. 

Workshop Hosts

You know you need marketing, but are you setting yourself up with a foundation for success and growth? There are certain things that every entrepreneur needs to know about building a great marketing strategy. The challenge is, you don’t know what you don’t know. Whether you are just getting started or you are looking to take your marketing to the next level, we’re going to look at 5 things to help you reach your goals with a great marketing strategy.

Colin McWhinnie


The process of Goal-Setting can be overwhelming, especially when starting a new Business, because there are so many things that need to be done which can make prioritizing a challenge. But what about when you DO set Goals and you feel unfulfilled by the results? Or why do you set Goals that you don’t act on? Do you know what your Values are and the important role they play in growing your Business? In the Workshop, you will:  
  • Look into why you are really Procrastinating and getting in your own way.  
  • Determine if you are setting the RIGHT goals for your Business.
  • Get simple tips for proper Time Management that leads to taking ACTION.


Candace Huntly

Songbird Marketing Communications

Sales & Scaling Workshop.

The single most critical success factor for any B2B start-up is its ability to sell. Investors know this, and is why they’re rigorously scrutinizing how close you are to “Revenue-Ready.”

In this Masterclass, Volition’s highly-experienced Sales & Scaling expert, Colin McWhinnie will teach you how to build a revenue engine that is predictable, manageable, scalable and profitable.

What you’ll learn:

  • A system to make money.

  • A system to budget your money-spend.

  • A system to help raise money.

Christen N. James

Mindset & Transition Coach

Additional Speakers TBA

Meet Our Pitch Contest Judges

Karen Greve Young

CEO, Futurpreneur Canada

Paul Brassard

Managing Partner & Lead Advisor, Volition

Dwania Peele

Founder & Executive Director, 

Canadian Small Business Women

Kookai Chaimahawong

VC Associate, Pangaea Ventures

Pitch Contest Finalists Announced!

We are pleased to announce our 6 Finalists for our Pitch Contest! You can watch them pitch LIVE on Nov 21st and vote for your favourite.

Young Entrepreneurs Influencer Panel

Karlena Wuagh


Praveeni Perera


Shakera Martin


Yaa Birago


Government Information Panel

Office of Small & Medium Enterprises

Business Development Bank of Canada

Moderator: CSBW

Export Development Canada

Fed Dev Ontario

Pricing &  Registration

Our Sponsors

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November 21, 2020
1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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