Weekly Business Events
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Tuesday, March 11
Calgary 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. The Calgary Business Women Network believes in building relationships to help build your marketing/networking success.
Cost: $45.00 registration – pre-registration required at least two days prior
For further information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday, March 4 & Thursday, March 6
MNP Self-Employment Training Program Information Session
Location: MNP LLP
Address: 1300, 640-5th Ave SW
Time: Tuesday, March 4 - 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Thursday, March 6 - 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Through MNP's program you receive practical training in business planning, marketing, cash flow and other key areas of small business management. You will also gain access to MNP's in-house consultants during your first year of business.
To qualify, register http://www.mnpconsulting.ca/services/training-solutions/self-employment/calendar/calgary-self-employment-program
for the upcoming information session.
For more information on the Calgary Self-Employment Program please contact MNP's Entrepreneurial Business Services at 403.537.7662 or CalgarySelfEmployment@mnp.ca
, or visit www.mnptraining.ca/self-employment
Wednesday, March 12
Open Business Networking
Location: China Rose Restaurant
Address: 228 28 ST SE
Time: 5 pm - 7:30 pm
This evening provides members the opportunities to engage and connect with a multitude of other businesses, allowing them to promote the themselves and become well informed of other organizations present!
For further information contact: Grace Mafunga, 403-718-9806, email@example.com
Wednesday, March 12
The Revenge of Geography: The Coming Global Crisis
Location: MacEwan Hall A&B, University of Calgary (main campus)
Address: 2500 University Drive NW
Time: 6:00 p.m. Doors Open | 7:00 p.m. Lecture | 8:30 p.m. Program Concludes
Free lecture featuring Robert D. Kaplan, Chief Geopolitical Analyst for Stratfor. Kaplan was named by Foreign Policy magazine as among the world’s “Top 100 Global Thinkers” in 2011 and 2012 and served on the Pentagon’s Defense Policy Board. Registration required.
For further information contact: Lindsey Heighington, 403-220-7112, firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, March 13
Every Woman Festival
Location: Lone Star Mercedes Benz
Address: 10 Heritage Meadows Road SE
Every Woman Organization is once again bringing its inspiring signature event, Every Woman Festival to Calgary! Emceed by Judy Gabriel, the evening will include a speakers panel of inspiration Calgary women, music performances, silent auction, fashion show, and more. Partial proceeds will go to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Alberta, and partial proceeds will go towards the organization’s community events and programs.
To purchase tickets, visit http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/every-woman-festival-tickets-5444580888
For more information, visit http://everywomanfestival.org/calgary
Friday, March 14
Outstanding Speech Performers Showcase
Location: Orpheus Theatre, SAIT Campus Centre
The stars will be out at the Festival’s final concert, when Calgary’s brightest young artists take to the stage to sing out, act out and play out for you! This showcase brings to the stage the highest-scoring Festival participants from a variety of classes from voice to violin, piano to guzheng.
Cost: Adults & Seniors: $20; Youth (18 and under): $10
For more information, visit calgaryculture.com/content/outstanding-speech-performers-showcase-0
Wednesday, March 19
Fast-Growth Champions: Succeeding through technology
Location: Innovate Calgary, Alastair Ross Technology Centre
Address: 3553 - 31 Street NW
Time: 5:00pm to 7:00pm
Join the CEOs of four of Alberta’s fastest growing tech companies as they discuss how the energy industry has fueled the growing tech sector, Alberta’s emergence as a tech hub, how technology can make your company grow faster and the unique challenges and opportunities that face the CEO of a fast-growing company in today’s digital age.
- Lyle Richardet, President and CEO, Sysgen Solutions Group
- Chris Labossiere, CEO, Yardstick Testing and Training Experts
- Don O'Dwyer, President and CEO, Raven Bay Services
- Roger Katarey, President, Britec
Learn how technology is, and will continue to, make Calgary a thriving city.
Cost: Member ticket: $25 | Non-member ticket: $40
For more information, visit http://www.calgarychamber.com/interact/events/chamber-event/fast-growth-champions-succeeding-through-technology
Thursday, March 20
ASET Employer Breakfast Session
Location: Calgary Petroleum Club
Address: 319 5 Ave SW
Time: 7:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.â¨
ASET has partnered with Juna Consulting, an Alberta-based strategic Human Resources consulting company, to host its first ever employer networking breakfast session, dedicated to ASET employers and recruiters!
For tickets and more information, visit https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/aset-employer-education-session-tickets-10149466327
Thursday, March 20
Jason Kenney: Minister of Employment, Social Development and Multiculturalism
Location: The Westin - Lakeview Room
Address: 320, 4th Avenue SW
Time: 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Minister Jason Kenney, Canada's Minister of Employment and Social Development and Minister for Multiculturalism will address the Calgary business community in a discussion on his government’s record of delivering on Calgary’s priorities over the last 8 years.
As the Minister responsible for employment and social development, both key concerns for Calgary employers, especially with the issue of labour shortage top of mind, we look forward to this important opportunity to engage with one of Canada’s most important ministers for business.
Join for insight and solutions into the struggles facing businesses in Canada.
Cost: Members: $59 | Non-members: $99 | Member table (8) $472 | Non-member table (8): $792
For more information, visit http://www.calgarychamber.com/interact/events/chamber-event/jason-kenney-minister-employment-social-development-and