Women Mean Business

The Number #1 Resource For Women in Business in Eastern Ontario!

Testimonials

Survey Says

We received an overwhelming 95% response rate from our event questionnaire from attendees to our Workshop Event: Invest in Yourself.

First Question: What aspect of this event did you enjoy the most?

The most common answers:

  • "Everything!"
  • "Networking"
  • "The Speakers"
  • "Learning about the different businesses - Everything was great!"

Second Question: Did you feel you received a return on investment/time from this event?

An overwhelming 98% of respondents said a BIG YES!

  • "Absolutely!"
  • "Yes, lots of great info!"
  • "Yes, great group of people!"
  • "Yes, had a great time! Thank you"
  • "Yes, great networking opportunity"
  • "Yes, I am glad I attended to promote my business and learn from others"

Small Business Development Centre (KEDCO)

"The Women Mean Business event is a success!"

The event builds business relationships and provides women in business with professional development while expert speakers share their knowledge. Gaby and Josie have created a unique combination of promotional opportunities, marketing outreach, networking, and learning for women. There's an energy at these events that connects women for business.  Its positive, itss fun and itss a great way to communicate about business profiles, products and services. The attendees leave the event enriched having made connections that have the potential to create positive results in their businesses."

Rebecca Darling | KEDCO

Enchanted Creations

I have participated in a couple of events organized by Gabriel Eaton and Josie Walsh of Second Wind Communications. Each event has been a great success for my business in developing both new business contacts and customers. In my experience, the Gaby and Josie team organizes events that have a professional, yet with a fun and relaxed feel to them, making any level of entrepreneur feel welcomed and comfortable. I wish both ladies huge success with their business today, tomorrow and everyday. Thanks Gaby and Josie for inviting me along for the wonderful ride on the road to success for Women in Business.

Wanda McCumber | Enchanted Creations

ArtDigital

The Women Mean Business workshop was the first networking event where I got the opportunity to exhibit my digital art in Kingston. WMB event was the perfect place where I could talk about my small business as an artist with other business women and where I could enjoy inspirational speeches, delicious Greek food and a very inspired Fashion event presented by KVA Collections. I am waiting forward for the future WMB events. Keep up the great work and thank you, Gaby and Josie, for this great networking opportunity.

Mihaela Stancu | ArtDigital

Spiral Into Control

Ladies, I wanted to say a heartfelt congratulations on another well done event. Your passion and skills are demonstrated in every event you do. I was so happy to be part of Josie and Gaby's first Moms Mean Business event. To have so many strong women in the room was so energizing and empowering. I was happy to be part of it, and look forward to many more events to come.

Karyn Beacock | Spiral Into Control

The Money Coach

I was asked by Gaby to participate as an exhibitor in the Mom's Mean Business Trade Show on June 18th, 2013.  I found the speakers to be knowledgeable yet entertaining and enjoyable to listen to.  The event was very well managed and organized.  I made a lot of contacts whom I look forward to seeing again in the future.   Looking forward to more events put on by Gaby and Josie, what a great team!

Julie Rose | The Money Coach

Sunset Gourmet

For a first time event, I found it well organized. The fact that we were kept up to date and had reminders was super. I look forward to participating in future events.  

Have a deliciously wonderful day.

Patricia Gordon | Sunset Gourmet

CFB Kingston

On behalf of the military and civilian personnel at Canadian Forces Base Kingston, welcome to the Vimy Officers Mess. This historic building should prove to be a perfect setting for the Fashion Show and Fundraiser, and I trust that you will all leave having made new friends, with ideas for new outfits, and with the satisfaction of knowing that you have helped to raise funds for the Kingston Military Family Resource Center. The money raised during this event will be instrumental in allowing us to provide key programs to military families who experience the dislocation of frequent moves and the stress of frequently deployed spouses. Thanks to the generosity of numerous sponsors and donors, and the exceptional organizational skills of Second Wind Communications, Events and Workshops.

Colonel S.M. Cadden | CFB Kingston

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What Our Members Are Saying

  • For a first time event, I found it well organized. The fact that we were Read More
    For a first time event, I found it well organized. The fact that we were kept up to date and had reminders was super. I look forward to participating in future events.  
Have a deliciously wonderful day.
Patricia Gordon | Sunset Gourmet Patricia Gordon Sunset Gourmet
  • Ladies, I wanted to say a heartfelt congratulations on another well done event. Your passion Read More
    Ladies, I wanted to say a heartfelt congratulations on another well done event. Your passion and skills are demonstrated in every event you do. I was so happy to be part of Josie and Gaby's first Moms Mean Business event. To have so many strong women in the room was so energizing and empowering. I was happy to be part of it, and look forward to many more events to come.
Karyn Beacock | Spiral Into Control Karyn Beacock Spiral into Control
  • I have participated in a couple of events organized by Gabriel Eaton and Josie Walsh Read More
    I have participated in a couple of events organized by Gabriel Eaton and Josie Walsh of Second Wind Communications. Each event has been a great success for my business in developing both new business contacts and customers. In my experience, the Gaby and Josie team organizes events that have a professional, yet with a fun and relaxed feel to them, making any level of entrepreneur feel welcomed and comfortable. I wish both ladies huge success with their business today, tomorrow and everyday. Thanks Gaby and Josie for inviting me along for the wonderful ride on the road to success for Women in Business.
Wanda McCumber | Enchanted Creations Wanda McCumber Enchanted Creations
  • I was asked by Gaby to participate as an exhibitor in the Mom's Mean Business Read More
    I was asked by Gaby to participate as an exhibitor in the Mom's Mean Business Trade Show on June 18th, 2013.  I found the speakers to be knowledgeable yet entertaining and enjoyable to listen to.  The event was very well managed and organized.  I made a lot of contacts whom I look forward to seeing again in the future.   Looking forward to more events put on by Gaby and Josie, what a great team!
Julie Rose | The Money Coach Julie Rose The Money Coach
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Who we Are

WMBlogoWe are a professional network community of entrepreneurs and business leaders based in Kingston, Ontario. We provide resources, support and guidance, building authentic relationships as we inspire, engage and ignite business and personal development.

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Second Wind Comms

Contact Us

Gaby Eaton
Executive Director / Event Designer / Publisher
Ph: 613-305-4628
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Josie Walsh
Executive Director / Event Designer / Publisher
Ph: 613-539-2277
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