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Aurora Chamber Women's Summit

The Women’s Summit is a Signature Event presented by the Aurora Chamber of Commerce. This year’s theme is Empower | Educate | Elevate and our speakers will provide support for women entrepreneurs and women in business to help them achieve their business and career goals.


You're Invited to the 2018 Aurora Chamber Women's Summit

When: Thursday, October 25, 2018

Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm 

Ticket Price: $99 ( Includes continental breakfast, grab bag, and family-style lunch)

Where: The Royal Venetian Mansion, 400 Industrial Parkway South, Aurora, ON L4G 6W8 

Contact Sandra Watson, Events Manager, at s.watson@aurorachamber.on.ca or 905-727-7262 x23 with inquiries.

Tickets Why Attend Speakers Exhibitors Event Sponsors


Why You Should Attend: 

This full-day summit includes a continental breakfast, family-style lunch, an attendee bag, 5 learning sessions with exceptional speakers, a panel session featuring local entrepreneurs and networking opportunities throughout the event

Visit Exhibitors Between Sessions! 

Enter draws to win special prizes, shop local and cultivate new relationships. View our full list of exhibitors below!

Addison Marketing Solutions


Dunsmuir Ridler, Barristers and Solicitors

Dr. Meghan MacKinnon, ND

Eyewear on the Go

FalconLam Financial

Fortune Funding

Healthy Planet

Her Place


National Brokers Insurance

Martin Designs

Nancy Osborne

Out of the Woods Wellness Centre

The Story of Love

Town of Aurora

Women's Centre of York Region

Young Living Essential Oils


Yellow Brick House

Professional Headshots - Aurora Chamber Women's Summit

Get Your Free Professional Headshot!

All attendees will have the opportunity to sit for a free individual professional headshot by valued Aurora Chamber of Commerce Addison Marketing Solutions.

Addison Marketing Solutions will be collecting email addresses and/or businesses cards of the subjects and the images will be emailed to them within 1-2 days after the show.

Connect with local entrepreneurs and business women!

Hear from local Aurora business women why they will be attending and what you can look forward to at our 2018 Aurora Chamber Women's Summit. Watch on Youtube. Video produced by our valued members Digital Marketing Experts.


8:00 – 8:45 a.m. Registration, Breakfast, Networking

8:45 – 9:00 a.m. Opening Remarks, Introductions – Elvira Caria / Sandra Ferri

9:00 – 9:45 a.m. Opening Keynote Speaker – Jazz Samra, Head of Channel Sales, Google U.S.

9:45 – 10:15 a.m. Liz Scott – The Business Fire Starter!

10:15 – 10:45 a.m. Networking & Display Break   

10:45 – 11:15 a.m. Nancy Osborne – I Got This!

11:15 – 12:00 a.m. Panel on Rapid Growth Success Stories 

   K & A Concierge | Artistica Dance Studio | Sigma Promotions

12:00 – 12:40 p.m. Lunch

12:40 – 12:45 p.m. Lena Demarco - Bell 

12:45 – 1:15 p.m. Paula Hope – Booked Solid

1:15 – 2:00 p.m. Closing Keynote – Traci Melchor, Senior Correspondent, ETalk Canada

2:00 p.m.  Closing Remarks

2:00 – 3:00 p.m. Networking & Display Tables Open

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Learn More About Our Incredible Line-Up of Speakers

Jazz Samra - Aurora Chamber Women's Summit

Jazz Samra - Opening Keynote

Head of US Channel Sales, Google Marketing Solutions at Google U.S

Digital Tools to Elevate Your Business
Traci Melchor - Aurora Chamber of Commerce Women's Summit

Traci Melchor - Closing Keynote

Senior Correspondent for Etalk

Life, Work & Mental Health in the Workplace
Liz Scott - Aurora Chamber Women's Summit

Liz Scott

The Business FireStarter - Affinity Coach - North American's Business Growth Guru

Ikigai - The Road to Passion, Profits and Purpose
Nancy Osborne - Aurora Chamber Women's Summit

Nancy Osborne

Professional Speaker, Coach and Trainer. Inspiring others to make their presence undeniable and their voices resonate.

Turning the Page on Empowering Women
Paula Hope - Aurora Chamber Women's Summit

Paula Hope

Seasoned New Client Development Coach & Consultant. Referral Marketing Expert. Professional Services Specialty. Author.

Business Networking and Sex - It's not what you think!
Nikki Pett - Aurora Chamber Women's Summit

Nikki Pett - Panel Speaker

Owner, Sigma Promotions Inc.

Promotional Marketing Expert, Relationship Guru & Humble Student
Panel Speakers - K + A Personal Concierge

Kirsten Martin & Anne-Marie Gabrini - Panel Speakers

Co-Founders, K + A Personal Concierge

K+A Personal Concierge helps busy individuals and families manage and organize their lives.
Kelly Stacey - Aurora Chamber Women's Summit

Kelly Stacey - Panel Speaker

Co-Owner, Artistica Ballroom Dance Studio

Kelly Stacey is one of the owners and ballroom dance instructors at the newly opened Artistica Ballroom Dance Studio in Aurora.
Anastasia Trutneva

Anastasia Trutneva

Co-Owner, Artistica Ballroom Dance Studio

Elvira Caria - Aurora Chamber of Commerce Women's Summit

Elvira Caria (Master of Ceremonies)

Host of Caria's Corner | Emcee | Award Winning Radio Personality | Voiceover Actor


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Maximize Your Presence at the Aurora Chamber Women's Summit

Sponsorship Packages

If you are looking to elevate your brand with the business women of Aurora, please consider one of the sponsorship packages listed below.  The Aurora Chamber of Commerce will ensure your company is highlighted and featured throughout the promotion of the event and at the event itself.

Corporate Packages

Looking to have a larger presence at the Aurora Chamber of Commerce Women’s Summit? Rather than simply purchasing a ticket and attending the conference, consider one of the corporate packages listed below to amplify your brand at the event.

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Thank you to our 2018 Corporate Event Sponsors:

Healthy Planet

Healthy Planet

Presenting Sponsor

Town of Aurora - Aurora Chamber Women's Summit

Town of Aurora

Corporate Event Sponsor

Magna International Inc - Aurora Chamber Women's Summit

Magna International Inc.

Corporate Event Sponsor

YSBEC - Aurora Chamber Women's Summit

York Small Business Enterprise Centre (YSBEC)

Corporate Event Sponsor

Bell Let's Talk

Bell Let's Talk

Community Endorser

Highland Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac Ltd.

Highland Chevrolet Buick GMC Cadillac Ltd.

Community Sponsor

Chambers Plan Group Insurance - Canada's #1 Plan for Employee Benefits

Corporate Sponsors

  • Town of Aurora
  • Magna International Inc.
  • REMAX Hallmark Lind Group Realty Ltd., Brokerage
  • The Auroran Newspaper
  • Bell
  • Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)
  • The Aurora Banner
  • Serpa Automotive Boutique
  • TD
  • Treefrog

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