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Sunday, August 2


Location: CRAFT Beer Market
Address: 345 10th Ave SW, Calgary AB
Time: 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

18 Casks for One day only! Join us to sample casks from around Canada brewed for this event only. You can also win a chance to brew your own cask with Tool Shed Brewing Company. To top it off, partial proceeds support the Kids Cancer Care Foundation of Alberta.

Cost: $25/ticket


For further information contact: (Name, Phone, Email) Bethany Graburn, 403-993-7227,

Thursday, August 6 

Speaker Series - Culture, Leadership and Talent Essentials To Thrive In Any Economy

Location: Manifast Business Training Centree
Address: Suite 710 - 816 7th Ave. SW, Calgary, AB
Time: 6:00 PM for open networking, 6:30 PM start

Has the current economic situation forced you to shrink your organization? Are you an emerging business getting ready for growth? Rapid shrinking and growing can cause cracks in a business organization. This evening’s theme will be about building a solid core with speakers Doug Wagner, Jeff Griffiths, and Merri Lemmex.

Cost: $20


For further information contact: 
Al Dhalla

Tuesday, August 11

Marketing Summer School: Get Rolling! Flicking On Your Promotional Switch

Location: The Commons Calgary
Address: 1900 11St SE, Unit 150
Time: 9-11am

The biggest challenge most companies face is getting in front of their prospects without breaking the bank. With some many ways available to promote your business, how do you decide which ones to focus on? Join us as we look at the four ways to promote any business, uncover today’s most effective marketing tactics, and learn how to manage your marketing portfolio.

Cost: $69


For further information contact: Alexandra Kulas, , 587.881.1028

Tuesday, August 11

Connected Business Women Networking Luncheon

Location: Carriage House Inn
Address: 9030 Macleod Trail SW
Time: 11am - 2pm

Join this dynamic group of women to network with like minded women. 11 am registration/informal networking, 11:30-1:30 program/networking, 1:30-2 pm wrap up/networking. CBWN offers tools to assist women entrepreneurs, executives and business professionals to grow both professionally and personally in a safe, nurturing platform.  We believe in building relationships to help build your marketing/networking success.

Cost: $49 registration for Loyalty Participants (after earlybird) - $54 registration for Regular Participants  – pre-registration required at least two days prior.  


For further information contact:  Debbie Van Camp -


Tuesday, August 11

Fast-Growth Champions: Calgary’s rockstar entrepreneurs

Location: Commonwealth Bar & Stage
Address: 733 10th Avenue SW
Time: 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Fast-Growth Champions, one of Calgary Chamber’s most popular event series is back, and better than ever. Join them for an after work beer as they welcome a rockstar panel of some of the most interesting and sought-after entrepreneurs in Calgary.

Cost: Member ticket: $15.00
Non-member ticket: $25.00


September 14 - March 17

Executive Education Business Essentials

Location: University of Calgary Downtown Campus 
Address: 906 8th Ave SW, Calgary AB
Time: 8:30 am – 4:30 pm (select Fridays) 

Enhance your leadership and management skills, while developing a project plan that you can implement at work with this 16-day mini-MBA. Register now to take your career and your organization to the next level.

Cost: $8,950 (grant subsidy financing available inquire within)


For further information contact:  Sean Miles, 403-210-7914,