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Friday, February 27 – Sunday March 1

Calgary Home + Garden Show

Location: BMO Centre & Corral
Address: #20 Roundup Way SE
Time: Friday, February 27: Noon – 9 pm
          Saturday, February 28: 10 am – 9 pm
          Sunday, March 1: 10 am – 6 pm

The Calgary Home + Garden Show is the most trusted resource for every home improvement project, inside and out.
  • expert insights from local and internationally celebrated home, horticulture and landscaping specialists
  • live-action culinary demonstrations from Calgary's top chefs
  • more than 650 exhibitors
  • a slew of exciting new features designed to whip any home or garden into shape
There’s real advice, real inspiration and real experts at every turn.

Adults (18+): $15.00 | Adults (18+): ONLINE $12.00
Seniors (60+): $12.00 | Seniors (60+): ONLINE $9.00
Seniors Friday before 5pm: $6.00 (Box Office & Online)
Children 12 and under: FREE

Register or find more information at:
Twitter @HomeShowsAB


Tuesday, March 3 – Saturday, April 4

Business and Investment Attraction Online Course

Location: Online through the University of Calgary

Economic Developers Alberta (EDA) is presenting its next online course through the U of C. Learn key concepts related to business and investment attraction in economic development. Cover community investment readiness; competitive advantage, how to select key target markets for investment attraction; working with site selectors; and, attracting foreign direct investment to help your community expand its economic base. Learn how to develop business investment strategies that will benefit your community. Here is a benefit to being an EDA member: EDA members will receive a 50% rebate on tuition for this course (email your receipt to These courses are eligible for credit towards the Management Certificate-Economic Developers offered through the University of Calgary in conjunction with EDA. They can also be applied to your Ec.D designation.

For further information contact: Nancy Toombs, 1-866-671-8182 x 103

Cost: $365

Wednesday, March 4

3 Key Steps To Go From Plan to Results

Location: Manifast Business Training Centre
Address: #710, 816 - 7th Ave SW
Time: Noon to 1:30 pm

Make 2015 your best year ever by learning the "3 Key Steps To Go From Plan to Results". Writing a simpler plan and getting it implemented will be covered. A combination of seminar, workshop and brainstorming on YOUR business.

Cost: Free

For further information contact: Al Dhalla/Vince Aliberti, 403 201 2402,

Thursday, March 5

Interactive Ethics Presentation

Location: The Westin Calgary
Address: 320 4 Ave SW
Times: 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Although ethical dilemmas are a normal and predictable part of most jobs, they can be dangerous to your career if you are not prepared for the organizational challenges that may test your personal values, moral beliefs, and commitment to doing the right thing. This interactive presentation, by Dr. Michael G. McMillan, Director, Ethics and Professional Standards at CFA Institute, examines several real life ethical dilemmas that professionals working in the financial services industry may face in the course of their careers.  These cases challenge participants to consider the various courses of action to address the issues involved.  Hand held electronic “response devices” are used to allow participants the opportunity to vote on the best course of action and to stimulate discussion.

Cost: Members – $55 | Non-Members - $65


Tuesday, March 10

Feeding the world through science and technology

Location: Hotel Blackfoot
Address: 5940 Blackfoot Trail
Time: 11:30am to 1:30pm

Join the Calgary Chamber for a very timely conversation on breaking down myths in the agriculture industry, the importance of food industry education and its practices, and the significant role that science and technology has been and will continue to play to ensure a safe and abundant food supply will be available to feed our hungry world.

Cost: Member ticket: $59 | Non Member ticket: $99

Member table (8): $392 | Non Member table (8): $552


Tuesday, March 10

Gain a Secure Focus in Insecure Times: Lunch and Learn

Location: The Glencoe Club
Address: 636 29 Avenue S. W.
Time: 12:00 noon to 1:30

This lunch and learn enables participants to perform and focus on behaviour that will create movement, action, success, value in difficult circumstances: the situations that usually cause us to become paralyzed and flounder. Participants focus on the underlying reasons that enable positive progress and impact.

Cost: $69.95 includes lunch in the fee


For further information contact: Mary-Ann Owens, PhD, (403) 220-1240,

Thursday, March 12

BOMA March Monthly Luncheon

Location: The Fairmont Palliser, The Alberta Room
Address: 133 9 Ave SW
Time: 11:30 AM until 1:30 PM

Ken King, CEO & President of the Calgary Flames will be the guest speaker; presenting about the "Business of Hockey", insights into hockey management, team performance and trends.

Cost: $110

Register at

For more information, visit or contact Aydan Aslan at or 403.355.9819