GEM Conference

GEM Conference Ottawa May 30 2019
Date: May 30, 2019
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Horticulture Building at Landsdowne Park
Business | Ottawa | Wellness | Women

Gem Conference is an inspiring community of modern business women, entrepreneurs and thought leaders who all have one thing in common- their pursuit of growth. Being a modern business woman has nothing to do with age, race, or where you live. Its a mindset, and you know that by showing up, we rise up together.

Gem Conference is a one-day conference that is curated for women who want to polish level up. We all have an aspect (or aspects) of our careers or businesses that we're more than happy to keep sweeping under the rug, knowing its not our strength or we'll work on that later. Gem is giving you an inspiring and supportive space to identify what you need to work on, and will give you the tools to do it. We want you to know that GEM is an inclusive space that will lift you up, and celebrate vulnerability. Fear & failure can provide the biggest possibilities, moment to pivot our careers... if we're  brave enough to persevere. We want you to talk as much about these moments as you do your successes and incredible career milestones. 

Tickets now on sale. Buy your ticket HERE.

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Vincent’s 8th Annual Dress for Sucess Donation Drive

Start date: October 26, 2018
End date: October 27, 2018
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Vincent- 444 Preston Street
Charity | Fashion | Ottawa

We are hosting our 8th donation drive for Ottawa's Dress for Success Organization! We want you to get into your closets and find pieces that don't serve you any longer that are gently used, in-season and interview ready. This gives you a chance to not only give back to their community but also receive a discount on your purchase on donation day only.

Dress for Success helps underprivileged women get back on their feet by coaching them to become financially independent and developing a career. One of the ways they do this is outfit their clients in appropriate clothing for a job interview.

What to Donate

Gently used, clean, in season interview ready Fall coats, blouses, blazers, pants, skirts, new nylons, shoes and handbags. They are also in need of deodorant, jewelry and accessories. All sizes are needed! For a further guide on what to donate go here.

How to Donate

Your donations can be folded in a bag or in hung in a garment bag. Come to the shop on Friday, October 26 or Saturday, October 27 and drop off your donations we will bring them to Dress for Success for you!

Get Back

After you have cleaned out your closet this is a great time for you to shop! You are armed with what you are missing for the season. As a thank you for your donation we offer a discount on regular priced merchandise during the event only. (some exclusions apply) This is your only chance to get a discount in season while your size is still available!

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Decades on Elgin-Halloween Event!

I Dig Elgin Ottawa Halloween Party
Date: October 27, 2018
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Family | Free | Night life | Ottawa

The Shops, Bars, and Restaurants of Elgin Street are going back in time with music and costumes.

Join in for trick-or-treating for children 10am-4pm. Spot the Pumpkin in the window to know where to stop.

Other activities include:
Apple Bobbing for prizes at the Clocktower 11am-9pm
Selfie Wall and Games at Eye Maxx
Root beer Floats and Hula Hooping at Pot & Pantry
Kids Crafts at Scrim's
Face Painting at The Gifted Type & boogie + birdie
Freeze dance & games at Jack Purcell Community Centre
And SO much more!

Face painting for kids, on-street selfie wall & photo booth

Visit participating Bars and Restaurants for food & drink specials, plus a great evening party in Decades from the 20's to the 00's! Don't forget to snap a Selfie & tag @idigelgin !

Print off or save the Map, for details from the over 25 participating businesses!


We've made it easy:
Trick-or-treat : Pumpkin Posted in the Window
Decades Party at the Bar/ Restaurant : Ghost Posted in the Window

This is a FREE event.

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Yoga & Beauty Retreat with Chantsy

Date: November 9, 2018
Time: 12:00 am - 12:00 am
Location: Yoga Attic
Beauty | Ottawa | Wellness

SOLD OUT! Contact to get on the waiting list.

What if we put everything aside and just to share an experience. On Friday November 9th, escape the city for a candlelit retreat of self-care, self-love & beauty with Chantsy!

Start off slow with a warm drink & snacks. Follow with candlelit yoga practice all about self love. Gather around the table for a heartwarming family style meal & great conversation. Cozy up around the fire & enjoy dessert & beauty talk with Chantsy. Finish with a closing meditation. An evening retreat all about self-care, self-love, pampering. The ultimate Friday night, surrounded by wonderful women!

Tentative schedule :

5:30 - 6 pm : Welcome, warm drinks & snacks

6:15:- 7:30 pm : Candlelit heart opening yoga practice

7: 30 - 8:30 pm : Family style meal

8:30 - 10 pm : Dessert & beauty talk around the fire

10 -10:30 pm : Closing meditation

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