Flaunt Tradeshow

Flaunt Tradeshow

June 16, 2014 10:00 ET

Flaunt Tradeshow Returns for Fifth Year: Showcasing Women in Business From Throughout Alberta

Over 70 Businesses Gather to Connect, Explore and Celebrate Female Entrepreneurship in Edmonton and Area

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - June 16, 2014) - For the past few years, female entrepreneurs have been one of the fastest growing business segments in Canada, particularly in Alberta. The fifth annual Flaunt, now presented by WECAN - Women Entrepreneurs Connecting And Networking - is celebrating some of Alberta's finest women in business on Saturday, June 21st, from 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM at Millennium Place in Sherwood Park. Free to attend, the one-day event which sold-out booths will be showcasing more than 70 businesses from throughout the province. The first 500 people to attend will receive complementary swag bags.

"With overwhelming support from our network, community and sponsors this is set to be the best Flaunt yet!" says Narissa Singh, President and Executive Director of WECAN, the network that connects female entrepreneurs and business professionals for support, networking and mentorship. "Women need the opportunity to share with their community. Flaunt is where we get to do that - showcase local businesses that are female owned, operated or represented."

Flaunt represents a movement of dynamic and positive collaboration in the female business community that is becoming undeniably more prevalent. However, Singh points out that Flaunt tradeshow will be an inclusive event with men present supporting female initiative.

"[Flaunt is]… a celebration of women in business. The whole event is geared toward showcasing the diversity of products and services that women in Alberta have to offer," says Singh excitedly.

Since 2010, Flaunt has welcomed almost 5,000 visitors and more than 240 vendors. "It's a celebration of women in business. The whole event is geared toward showcasing the diversity of products and services that women in Alberta have to offer," says Singh excitedly. Flaunt will feature a variety of fashions, jewelry, health, sports, entertainment, event and business services companies, all day wine-tastings with Cafvino, live performances by Mackenzie and Ranzh as well as Gymboree South Edmonton's special sponsored play area for kids.

More than $10,000 in donations for local charities has been successfully raised by Flaunt over the last 4 years. VIP Raffle Tickets are on sale in advance through Eventbrite and at the show for only $10 each and winners need not be present to win. Silver Sponsors: Matrix Hotel, Pandora Kingsway and Epson have each contributed prize packs ranging in value from $150 to over $1000 each with over 25 prizes to be won! A portion of these proceeds will benefit the participating charities.

WECAN's Flaunt is supported by Gold Sponsor: Pfizer, and Bronze Sponsors: 91.7 The Bounce, 101.7 World FM, Staples Copy & Print, UPS Terwillegar, Naan-o-licious, Key Lime Athletic Wear, Liv It 247, Cafvino, Tradebank and Crystal Puim Photography.

For more information on the 2014 WECAN Flaunt and to see a complete list of vendors, visit www.flaunttradeshows.com or contact Narissa Singh, President & Executive Director at WECAN 780.903.4271 or by email: info@wecancanada.ca.

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