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Fuel up on fresh business inspiration, strong coffee and get connected to other like-minded parents.

I believe parenthood and professional development don’t have to be mutually exclusive. It shouldn’t be an either/or situation and I am creating a community that welcomes primary caregivers AND their children to talk about business in a safe and welcoming space (coffee and croissants included!)

Hear from inspiring speakers, all of whom have built and/or worked in successful companies – while raising their families – and want to discuss how they did it with a unique combination of ambition, creativity and resourcefulness. They wish something like this had existed when they started out and lucky for us, they are now joining us to share their valuable lessons, personal experiences and practical business advice.

WHO IS THIS EVENT SERIES FOR?

Founders, freelancers, remote workers and potential career changers who are also parents (moms AND dads, parents-to-be welcome too!) who want to learn how to mix business and babies.

Whether you are setting out to build a startup, launch a small business, start freelancing or are simply looking to invest in yourself alongside your little ones, we are here to help you fuel up on fresh business inspiration, strong coffee and get connected to other like-minded parents.

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WHAT DOES YOUR TICKET INCLUDE?

This ticket entitles one adult and their children to attend the event, which will feature coffee, tea, light refreshments and a continental style breakfast, as well as a children’s play area (designed for ages 4 and under). But all children are welcome to attend with a guardian/parent!

AGENDA

10:00 a.m. – Doors Open and Registration: Grab a coffee, some food and explore the play area
10:45 a.m. – Welcome and Guest Speaker session(s)
11:15 a.m. – Q&A: In between feeding your kid(s) or while building towers, all questions welcome
11:45 a.m. – Open Networking: Grab some more coffee, food, mix and mingle with other parents and their kids
12:30 p.m. – Event Close

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DRESS CODE: ‘BABY CASUAL’ 👶🏻

Come as you are, no business attire required. 
Shoes (yes please) but if you’re a kid you may be able to get away with socks!

We’ll provide the:
• conversation + community
• coffee + continental breakfast spread
• children’s play area + change tables

Please bring your:
• parenting supplies (diapers, wipes, snacks, stroller, baby carrier)
• questions + best small talk / baby babble skills

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LOCATION IN 2020*

The Bayview Yards

7 Bayview Station Road, Ottawa ON K1Y 2C5

Paid parking lot on site with two-hour free on street parking.
Access to public transit at nearby Bayview Station.
Venue has baby change facilities on site and is accessible.

RSVP at the button below to reserve your space for each individual event and I’ll be in touch early the week of the event to confirm detailed parking, public transit and room location instructions for the venue.

*Special thanks to Dovercourt Recreation Centre and Algonquin College’s DARE District (featured in the photos) for believing in and supporting Babies, Business + Breakfast in its’ ‘infancy’ and idea stage. I wouldn’t be able to host a regular event series in 2020 at Bayview Yards without your initial support!

MEET YOUR HOST: AMY MAUREEN LYNCH

Meet Amy Maureen Lynch

I became a parent while living abroad three years ago and working as a remote freelancer. To continue to pursue my interests, ideas and do what I loved – I viewed professional development as a necessary step to investing in myself alongside my children.

This included bringing them into business settings–pitching while holding my babies, breastfeeding in boardrooms, wheeling strollers into workshops–all the while becoming an (accidental) activist and regular speaker about inclusion and flexible work. As the Founder of Babies, Business + Breakfast, I host parent-friendly professional development events, produce digital resources and advise organizations on designing more inclusive programming and spaces.

I’m looking forward to seeing you at the event series!

Amy (+ family)
Founder of Babies, Business + Breakfast

Comments or questions?
Please contact me, I’m happy to help!

CAN’T MAKE IT BUT WANT TO STAY IN THE LOOP!?

I get it, life happens.

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Now go on, start planning for your next adventure today!