Sea to Sky Gondola

Sea to Sky Gondola is a Sponsor of Leading Moms 2018.

The Sea to Sky Gondola makes it easier to connect with the great outdoors. Located between Vancouver and Whistler in beautiful Squamish BC, adventure is at your doorstep.

The 10-minute gondola ride to 885m above sea level provides sweeping views of Howe Sound, luscious forest, and the surrounding Coastal Mountains. At the summit, enjoy the thrilling 100-meter Sky Pilot Suspension Bridge, easy interpretive walking trails and challenging backcountry hikes.

Adventure awaits for nature and outdoor enthusiasts at the Sea to Sky Gondola.



Instagram: @seatoskygondola

H.R. MacMillan Space Centre

H.R. MacMillan Space Centre is a Sponsor of Leading Moms 2018.

The H.R. MacMillan Space Centre is a non-profit community resource.

Through innovative programming, exhibits, and activities, our goal is to educate, inspire and evoke a sense of wonder about the Universe, our planet and space exploration.

Visitors can learn about space and the night sky through planetarium star theatre shows, live demonstrations, and an interactive exhibit gallery.

Facebook: @SpaceCentreYVR
Instagram: @spacecentreyvr

The World of Kidtropolis

The World of Kidtropolis is a Sponsor of Leading Moms 2018.

The World of Kidtropolis is an interactive city model designed to provide a safe, unique and realistic educational environment that lets kids do what they do best: pretend play! Our goal is to provide purposeful play and hands-on learning experiences in a family-focused environment. Children use their imagination to become firefighters, police officers, restaurant owners, teachers, stage performers and more.The World of Kidtropolis is the perfect environment for parents and caregivers to bond with their children by participating together in pretend play. It’s a great playground to interact with your little ones and watch their imagination take flight!


“Pretend Play” is a powerful learning tool for all children. Children are encouraged to use their imagination, play at their own pace and have fun! But The World of Kidtropolis is about more than just fun, children start to build many foundational life skills such as social skills, respect, self-confidence, team work, emotional management and problem-solving.

At The World of Kidtropolis, children’s safety and well-being is our No.1 priority. We have entry and exit gates to prevent children from running out of our facility. However, supervision of the children remains the sole responsibility of the caregivers. We follow similar safety protocols as any large family entertainment facility (Science World, Playland, Vancouver Aquarium). Our staff is committed to creating a welcoming, engaging and interactive environment for your children. Please let us know if you have any special needs and we will do our best to address them.

Facebook: @kidtropolis.ca
Instagram: @kidtropolis

Rochelle Elise Photography

Rochelle Elise Photography is the Official Photographer for Leading Moms 2018.

Rochelle Elise Pianalto has a natural light in-home studio located in the Cambie Village area, Vancouver, BC, Canada. She photographs on location in many indoor and outdoor settings around the lower mainland and Fraser Valley – specializing in maternity, newborn, baby, child, and family portrait photography. In 2012, Rochelle began full-time work as a child and family photographer. Prior to this, she worked part-time as a photographer, while running a performing Arts School, producing many children and teen musicals. She has found many similarities between the art of theatre production and photography. And yes, you will hear her freely singing away to your young children during your session.

Rochelle has her degree in Psychology and spent many years working with adults and children with special needs. She specialized in child speech development issues and therapy for young children with autism. She is a mother (to a 16 yr old boy), and Auntie to 6 gorgeous nieces and nephews; all of these miraculous children have been her daily inspiration and led her to a wonderful career.

A Note From Rochelle:

I am here to serve you and help you tell your family story. I hope to create memories not only of how you all look, but of the love and connection you share for each other. I will work with you to create something that is uniquely and beautifully YOU. There are many times I have thought after doing a shoot: “I wish I had photos like this with my mom, or grandmother or sister”. It is from this place that you inspire me.


Dine at Central, UBC

Dine at Central, UBC is a Sponsor of Leading Moms 2017.

Located near the gateway into UBC, on the corner of U Boulevard and Wesbrook Mall, Central has seven new exciting eateries for you to explore and enjoy.

Locally owned and open late, get an inspiring dining experience at JamJar Canteen, Rain or Shine Ice Cream, Nori Bento + Udon, JJ Bean Coffee, Joe Pizza (opening soon), Tacomio (opening soon) and Bao Down (opening soon).

Instagram: @jamjarcanteen

Grounds for Coffee

Grounds for Coffee is a Sponsor of Leading Moms 2017.

Grounds for coffee was a child of the ‘90s – minus the jelly shoes. In 1992, our President and Founder, Dan Hilton, decided to make a 180-degree turn in his career: from banking to baking. He started Grounds for Coffee in 1993, as Vancouver’s coffee culture was beginning to pick up steam, and settled into the business of developing a knock-out cinnamon bun recipe from scratch.And that’s exactly what he did. Nearly a quarter-century later, Grounds for Coffee sells its cinnamon buns, which are still made by hand with locally-sourced ingredients, to hundreds of locations across B.C. and Alberta.

We are committed to providing the finest-quality food and beverages for our customers, and a cozy neighborhood haven in which to enjoy them. We’re also committed to maintaining a happy and healthy team of employees, which is why we’ve built exceptional employee benefits into our business.

Twitter: @groundsyvr
Instagram: @groundsyvr

Erica Miller Photography

Erica Miller Photography is a Partner of Leading Moms 2017.

Erica is a Lifestyle, Wedding & Portrait Photographer based in Langley, BC. She is also a wifey to her best friend and hubby of 13 years and a Mum of 4, {3 boys and a little lady}. She loves adventure and being in the beauty that BC offers, incorporating a lot of this love of scenery into her photographs. She has been a visual storyteller for the last 10 years, celebrating the milestones alongside her unbelievably rad clients.

Erica and her husband Shawn also own Young, Hip & Married, a Relationship Coaching and Custom Wedding Officiating Company to help couples prepare for marriage and tell their love story. Their heart is for Rockin’ Marriages that last. They built both of their businesses while raising their family, having 4 kids in 6 years, and love being entrepreneurs and how that allows them to be so hands-on with their kiddos.

When she’s not working, she is at home with her family, riding bikes around the seawall, traveling, playing at the beach, hiking, lifting weights, thrifting and hosting dinner parties that include Local Beer and Delicious Food (not made by her….her hubby is an amazing chef… seriously…the best! xx:)

H.R. MacMillan Space Centre

spacectrH.R. MacMillan Space Centre is a Sponsor of Leading Moms 2017.

The H.R. MacMillan Space Centre is a non-profit community resource. Through innovative programming, exhibits, and activities, our goal is to educate, inspire and evoke a sense of wonder about the Universe, our planet and space exploration. Visitors can learn about space and the night sky through planetarium star theatre shows, live demonstrations, and an interactive exhibit gallery.

Wesbrook Village

Wesbrook Village is a Sponsor of Leading Moms 2018.

The ideal balance of urban village in a natural setting, Wesbrook Village is a collection of shops and residences nestled in a forest on UBC’s Vancouver campus. The easily accessible community features top ranked University Hill Secondary, a newly opened Community Centre, free family events and a variety of playgrounds.

Instagram: @wesbrookvillage


Budding Children’s Garden & Daycare

buddingBudding Children’s Garden & Daycare is a Partner of Leading Moms 2017.

Buddings Daycare is offering a limited number of FREE hourly childcare spots to Leading Moms attendees from 8am – 4pm on Oct. 27 on a first come, first served basis. Full details are available after you register.

Leading Moms, meet modern childcare! Budding Children’s Garden & Daycare offers the social, educational program that’s perfect for preschoolers and toddlers – and flexible for parents and families.

Scheduling childcare around the appointments and meetings that keep your family hopping means you only have to pay for the hours you use, and members can log in, pay, and book licensed childcare with as little as one hour’s notice. It’s flexible educational childcare for Vancouver’s leading (busy) moms. We’re pleased to meet you. 🙂

Instagram: @buddingsdaycare


One Girl Can Society

onegirlcanOne Girl Can Society is a Partner of Leading Moms 2017.

Since 2012, One Girl Can has invested in rehabilitating four schools in Kenya and Uganda and has built much-needed classrooms, science labs, dormitories, washrooms and libraries. There are currently 130 high achieving girls raised in extreme poverty, on secondary school scholarships and 63 girls in university pursuing degrees that will lead to lucrative careers.

Over the next 10 years, One Girl Can will provide scholarships that will see 1000 skilled and competent young women graduate from university and embark on careers in a diverse array of professions, from teaching and nursing to civil engineering and business management.

The secondary scholarship program will cultivate hundreds of determined and confident girls, capable of critical decision-making and independent thinking and give them an increased chance at attending university. All of them will help lift their families out of poverty and begin to shift the needle on economic growth as well as gender imbalance and injustice towards women — an issue that is so prevalent in the developing world.

Twitter: @OneGirlCan
Facebook: @OneGirlCan
Instagram: @OneGirlCanSociety


G Day For Girls

gdayG Day for Girls is a Partner of Leading Moms 2017.

G Day is a day of celebration and empowerment for tween girls ages 10 to 12 and their “Champions” (parents and other caring adults) that honours the transition between childhood and adolescence. G Day events are designed to inspire positive self esteem and supportive family and community relationships at this key life phase.

G Day is working to create a global social movement, starting with holding events in communities across Canada where Girls and their Champions can come together to welcome, witness and receive Girls as they enter the next phase of their life journey.  At G Day, we become the “Village” it takes to raise a child, if only for a day.

The next event will take place on October 20th, 2017 at the Ismaili Centre Burnaby — check the website for tickets and more information.

Twitter: @gdayforgirls
Facebook: @gdayforgirls
Instagram: @gdayforgirls



skoah is a Sponsor of Leading Moms 2018.

Personal training for your skin is “what skoah does” and represents skoah’s comprehensive approach to skin care. The aim of personal training for your skin is to provide customers with an effective, easy-to-understand skin care program that generates lasting results. 100% Canadian, all skoah products are made and produced in Vancouver, beautiful British Columbia.

simply powerful skin care

When it comes to skin care there is the constant debate of natural products versus science-based products. skoah®’s skin care products are more nature than science, but take the best from both. They are more natural than a lot of ‘natural’ product lines, devoid of low quality substitutes and loaded with top quality ingredients. The base oil in skoah creams is polysilane, a highly refined olive oil, rather than the frequently used petroleum by-products. skoah products also contain botanical extracts, natural minerals, bio-actives, organic compounds and powerful active ingredients – letting nature help to protect and nourish your skin.

Twitter: @skoah
Facebook: @skoah

Tsawwassen Mills

Tsawwassen Mills is a Sponsor of Leading Moms 2017.

Tsawwassen Mills is a fully enclosed centre that features 180 stores, more than half of which are outlets, and includes 18 first-to-market retailers such as: Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World, Pro Hockey Life, Saks OFF 5TH, The Outlet by Harry Rosen, Michael Kors Outlet, lululemon athletica outlet, Browns Outlet and more.

The centre also features an 1,100-seat food hall, six public entrances, tons of parking with designated expectant mothers parking almost at every entrance, a nursing room and two family washrooms, a children’s play area, entertainment tablet imbedded strollers for rent, and the hallways throughout Tsawwassen Mills are easy to navigate and large enough for any type of stroller.


Instagram: @TsawwassenMills


Springfree Trampoline

Springfree Trampoline is a Sponsor of Leading Moms 2017.

We are committed to getting kids outside and active through safe, outdoor play. Our latest innovation, tgoma is the only digitally interactive trampoline game system that engages the entire family in backyard fun.

We’ve used smart engineering in every inch of our design. From our patented safety design to tgoma’s one at a time play feature, you’ll have peace of mind that your kids are having a safe, fun jumping experience.

We believe safety and quality go hand in hand. Every Springfree is built with only the highest quality materials; so you get the same enjoyment for years. Plus, you can jump on it all year long – even in the snow!

Twitter: @springfree
Facebook: @Springfree

Eaton Arrowsmith

Eaton Arrowmith is a Sponsor of Leading Moms 2018.

At Eaton Arrowsmith we teach our students a series of exercises to help them strengthen their brains and address the cognitive weaknesses that cause their specific learning difficulties.

All of our schools operate on the principle of neuroplasticity – the brain’s ability to be strengthened over time with targeted training. This sets us apart from other learning intervention programs. Traditionally, a student who struggled with handwriting, for example, would learn to use a keyboard or be given more time to write tests.

We don’t teach students to work around their difficulties; we help them address them.

Over a 35-year history, Arrowsmith graduates have returned to public and private schools with an increased ability to learn. Our students go on to complete university degrees, find employment in their chosen fields, and pursue their dreams.


2016 Sponsor: Save On Foods

Save on Foods is a Sponsor of Leading Moms 2016.

Save-On-Foods is committed to Going the Extra Mile for customers in every community served, every day. Known for its unique approach in customizing each store to best suit the needs of the neighborhood by carrying more than 2,500 locally-made products from more than 2,000 local growers and producers, the company has been innovating and putting customers first for over 100 years.

Here are just a few more ways we go the extra mile for you.

Online Shopping: Choose from all the same items you’ll find in store and fill your cart from your smartphone using the Save-On-Foods app or from saveonfoods.com on your computer. Save time and money by letting Save-On-Foods do your shopping for you. Fast – Easy – Fresh.

Talk About Fresh Solutions:  Our Fresh Solutions program brings you inspiring recipes and meal ideas that save time, money and are easy to prepare.

Talk About What’s New: With all the latest on innovative products and exciting flavours, our What’s New program makes sure you’re always in the know.

Twitter: @saveonfoods
Facebook: @saveonfoods


2016 Sponsor: KIND Snacks

  KIND Snacks is a Sponsor of Leading Moms 2016.

There’s healthy. There’s tasty. Then there’s healthy and tasty. At KIND®, we believe you deserve both—we call it our brAND philosophy. What began with just 8 bar varieties in 2004 has grown to over 22 bars and 6 Healthy Grains snackable clusters, and a multitude of new recipes being perfected and refined to our standards in the KIND® kitchen.

So whether your snacking style is choosy or adventurous (or a little bit of both), here’s something to celebrate: we’ll always be thinking up new ways to delight your taste buds and keep your body happy.

Twitter: @KINDSnacks
Facebook: @KINDSnacks




2016 Sponsor: artmania

  artmania is a Sponsor of Leading Moms 2016.

For over 14 years, artmania has offered art classes for children and adults at local schools and in our studio in Dundarave, West Vancouver. We have a team of highly creative and enthusiastic artists with a passion for encouraging each individual’s artistic identity.

We offer group and private classes, workshops, Pro-D day, summer camps, and custom-designed parties and events.

Our beautiful gallery/studio supports local Canadian art. We carry sculpture, jewelry, fabric art, pottery and fine art paintings.

You can find us online or stop in to say hi!

2432 Marine Drive, West Vancouver, BC

Phone: 604-670-7592

Twitter: @artmania_bc
Facebook: @ArtManiaBC





2016 Sponsor: Entrepreneur Mom Now

Entrepreneur Mom Now is a Sponsor of Leading Moms 2016.

Entrepreneur Mom Now is a mission-driven women’s learning and networking platform built on a belief in the value of peer-to-peer mentorship. We help women launch and grow solopreneur, micro to small and medium sized businesses. 

Our mission is to transform our families, communities, economy and world by directly helping to increase the success of female-led businesses. Our courses, mastermind sessions, grant and promotional opportunities help women earn more money, find greater confidence, balance healthy lives and re-shape the stories about women in our country, including those that define “success,” working motherhood and “having it all.”


Twitter: @emomnow



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