Muskoka’s Jayne McCaw wins the 2019 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Start Up Award

Amanda Kruzich

TORONTO – Jayne’s Cottages, a luxury full-service Muskoka cottage and concierge company based in Port Carling announced that president Jayne McCaw was the recipient of the 2019 RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Start Up Award. The Start Up Award recognizes a female entrepreneur who in a minimum of three years has developed a successful business that’s ready for the next level of growth. McCaw was one of three Regional Finalists nominated in this category, representing the Central Region.

The RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards are the pre-eminent national business awards recognizing the country’s leading female entrepreneurs. Now in its 27th year, the program is an initiative of Women of Influence, an award-winning organization dedicated to advancing Canadian women.

The award was presented at the 27th Annual RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards Gala, on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto

“I’m very honoured to be recognized by such an empowering organization that supports and celebrates women entrepreneurs,” said McCaw who founded the company in 2014 to pursue her passion for family travel and adventure.

”I share this award with my team, property owners, guests, service providers and the Muskoka community who all play a huge part in my success.”

Jayne’s Cottages offers a very unique, personalized and exclusive approach to planning and hosting Muskoka and other cottage lakefront getaways. The company has had great impact on the luxury rental market in Muskoka and has become a very trusted and recognized short-term rental brand. Jayne’s Cottages continues to be a strong contributor to the both the local Muskoka economy and Canadian tourist industry as well as eco and family-focused charities.

The RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards recognizes female business owners from across Canada who make impressive and substantial contributions to the local, Canadian or global economy. Candidates share a strong entrepreneurial vision and a relentless passion in pursuing their dreams. These awards recognize business women from three major regions across Canada: East, Central and West.

McCaw was also recognized as a nominee in 2018.

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