A city as innovative as Huntsville is full of people that know how to get things done. The Catalyst Center for Business & Entrepreneurship has made their mission to find those people and help them succeed. When they hosted The Mompreneur Event last year, they realized the unique challenges women face when they are starting a business AND managing a family.
Women’s Business Center Program Manager, Katie Williams, sees it all the time. “Today’s ‘mompreneur’ has more on their plate than other small business owners. In many cases these women have day jobs to work and small children to raise, and are only able to focus on their business ventures late at night or on weekends.”
Obstacles like these are what The Mompreneur Event will focus on at the half-day mini conference on November 2nd. Panel discussions that feature local moms & entrepreneurs will have topics like “The Struggle Is Real” and “Fake It ‘Til You Make It”. Topics like mom guilt, life hacks, and how to bootstrap your business from side hustle to full-time gig are all on the agenda.
Getting a new business venture off the ground can be especially hard for single moms. Breakout sessions that address how to make your dreams happen while raising your kids solo plus a hands-on workshop over lunch are all included in the day. All mompreneurs will leave the event with brand new contacts, a built-in support system, resources to get their business venture running, and a head start on a business model canvass. (Plus… the goodie bag is going to be EXCELLENT.)
Mompreneurs – Mark Your Calendars!
Save the date – November 2nd, 2017 – and reserve your seat for a day full of sessions designed to support, encourage, and empower moms to have successful businesses! Share your mompreneur struggle on social media using the hashtag #mompreneurHsv and we might feature you at the event!
The Ticket Giveaway
We’re giving away two tickets to the Mompreneur Event! All you need to do to enter is leave a comment below telling us about on of your mompreneur struggles – not enough hours in the day? No space to work that isn’t covered with Cheerios? Let us know and you could go to this awesome event on us! We’ll draw a winner on October 20th.
2nd Annual Mompreneur Event
Register Online here | Mompreneur Event Facebook Page
Date: Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
Time: 8:30 AM – 2:00 PM | Additional Small Group Sessions from 2:00 – 3:00 PM
Location: The Atrium at Redstone Federal Credit Union, 220 Wynn Drive, Huntsville AL
Cost: $75 for Catalyst Center members, $85 for non-members | scholarships available