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breaky-series Inspire Breaky Series – Mompreneur – Celebrating Moms

May 16 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am

$35.00 - $500

Inspire Breaky Series

Inspire Breaky’s feature Women of Inspiration who lead, inspire and motivate! They will share their journey, barriers they faced, how they have overcome challenges, and who they lean on for support. Then our floor will be opened for a Q and A as we talk candidly with our speakers about what keeps them up at night, owning the spotlight, and what keeps them motivated!

Our monthly Inspire Breaky’s are events targeted at individuals to build meaningful relationships with like-minded business leaders from diverse backgrounds and industries who are committed to leading by example, embracing diversity, being courageous and living a life on purpose!

Monthly Inspire Breaky meetings are a valuable way to expand your knowledge, learn from the success of others, strengthen existing relationships, attain new contacts and make new friends in a supportive and positive environment.

Together We Are Stronger! Let’s build meaningful relationships with women who take the road less travelled, lead by example and ignore the naysayers. We know that when we are surrounded by a supportive network magic happens!
Escape to the Calgary Zoo to network and build authentic connections with business leaders, visionaries, CEO’s, business owners, entrepreneurs, industry experts, mentors, coaches, authors, and professionals from diverse industries. Our monthly events are events are targeted at individuals who are committed to leading by example, embracing diversity, being courageous and living a life on purpose!

Featured Speaker: Shannon Collins – 2018 Women of Inspiration – Mompreneur

Founder and CEO, Chair Flair | Event Core @ChairFlairAB

About Shannon

Shannon has a diploma in Journalism from SAIT and my Degree in Communications and Marketing from UOFC.

I worked as the Director of Communications and Marketing for a popular private golf course for 13 years. During my time working full time at the club I started my first company in 2006, Chair Flair (http://chairflair.ca). I am proud to say I started this company without incurring any debt and it has operated since in the black. It wasn’t until I had my second daughter that I retired from the club and pursued Chair Flair full time.
I have grown Chair Flair from a small business out of my basement doing 20-30 weddings a year, to now having 6 full time employees and over 20 seasonal workers and we do over 500 weddings a year!
In September of 2016 I started my second company, Event Core. (http://event-core.ca) I am the majority owner and share the company with my 2 partners. Our philosophy is “power through partnerships”. Or mission is to create a community of partnerships that is beneficial to both event vendors and as well our clients, those planning events. We believe we are changing the event industry through positive collaboration and working together instead of against one another. We have seen enormous success and have over 50 members within the first 6 months.

A “Woman of Inspiration” is someone who everyday, in all areas of life, provides an excellent example to girls and women around them. It is someone who leads by example and is a role model and a mentor to those around her. This means helping to instill in these girls and young women a sense of confidence, self esteem, and health in body, mind and spirit. This is a woman who, in their work and play, provides a positive example, challenging negative gender stereotypes and helping to empower girls and young women. How? By “walking the walk” and providing positive, healthy examples they can follow. It is a woman who cares about her community and strives to find ways to give back where she can and not look for recognition in return. The women who inspire me most are the ones who give without even thinking about it. They are pillars of our community and it is through their strong moral foundation, their generosity, and consistent commitment to challenging themselves and those around them that makes them women I look up to and aspire to be in my daily life.


6:45 am Registration Open
7: 00 am Networking
7:30 am Breakfast
7:40 am Opening Remarks + Program Begins
8:40 am Q & A
9:00 am End

Please advise Dietary Restrictions when completing your registration.

IMPORTANT: Parking Info and Entrance to Zoo

Please use the Security Entrance and Parking Lot on the entrance (at the end of the 12 Street SE bridge to Inglewood). If you are using the C-Train you will be arriving at the North Entrance and need to walk to through the zoo. *** Please bring footwear to enjoy the stroll after Breaky! Grazers is a 10 min walk from the North Entrance and three minute walk from the Security Entrance – Parking Lot on the West Side.

Free Parking: Enter Code: 10708 (*enter EVENT PARKING + Code on the Park Plus machine located by the Security Entrance)

Zoo Entrance – Recommended to park in the parking lot by the Security Entrance.

Venue – Grazers Calgary Zoo – Parking Map – CLICK HERE FOR THE ZOO MAP






May 16
7:00 am - 9:00 am
$35.00 - $500
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Calgary Zoo – Grazers
1300 Zoo Road NE
Calgary, Canada
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Non-Member Ticket$45.00Inspire Breaky Ticket Includes: Breakfaast and Speaker Parking Free (South Parking lot) until 9:00 am

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Member Ticket$35.00Inspire Breaky Ticket Includes: Breakfast and Speakers Parking: Free at South lot until 9:00 am Please use south enterance.

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Breaky Sponsor$500.00Inspire Breaky Sponsor Includes: Brand recognition at Breaky and on website as Breaky Sponsor plus (4) Breaky Tickets

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Inspire Series - Networking Bundle$175.00Inspire Breaky Series - Networking Bundle Includes the following Breaky events: May 16 June 20 Sept 19 Nov 21 Dec 12

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