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Friday, September 12

The Gathering

Location: Swine and Sow
Address: 131 – 6 Ave SW
Time: any time after 4 PM

Prominent Personnel hosts a networking event for Oil & Gas Industry Professionals. They attract over 200+ business people interested in making some great connections in the Oil & Gas Industry. Bring lots of business cards, and invite any friends who you think may be interested.

Cost: Free


For further information contact: Carmen Goss, 403-710-1017,

Tuesday, September 16

Workplace Harassment & Workplace Respect Programs Webinar

Location: Webinar
 Time: Noon – 1:30pm MDT

Teresa Haykowsky and David Risling of McLennan Ross LLP will be teaming up with Michelle Devlin of Creating People Power Inc. to provide you with a 90-minute webinar which will address workplace harassment and workplace respect programs.

Cost: $195.00 per registration link


For further information contact: Felicity Aston, 403.303.9116,

Wednesday, September 17

Brave Communications and REAP Media Training Prepares You to Engage

Location: Leela Eco Spa & Studio in Bridgeland
Address: 849 1 Ave NE
Time: 9am - noon

Engage the media. Convey your leadership. Prepare to present.
To prepare for media opportunities and convey your organization’s leadership role in the community, you are invited to attend Media Relations training sponsored by REAP Business Association and Brave Communications. At this 3 hour workshop you will learn effective communications techniques with the media and practical applications for interviews and on-camera work.

Cost:  Regular rate is $440 – 15% discount for Business in Calgaryevents subscribers


For further information contact: Kelly Schuler 403 680-7307

Thursday, September 18

Mastering The Rockefeller Habits / Four Decisions Workshop for Growth Companies

Location: WinSport’s Canada Olympic Park
Address: 88 Canada Olympic Road SW
Multi-purpose Room A
Time: 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM (MDT)

The Four Decisionsâ„¢ refer to the critical decisions that growth companies must get right to maximize their revenue, profit and time. These four decisions involve the areas of People, Strategy, Execution and Cash. This workshop will teach you tools for making the right decisions in each of these areas.

Cost: Business attendee (1 or 2) $595
Business attendees (Team of 3) $495
Business attendees (Team of 4+) $395


For further information contact: Nick Scott, 780-935-7268,

Thursday, September 18

YWCA of Calgary Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®

Location: Olympic Plaza
Time: 11am - registration opens
          Noon - walk begins

On September 18, 2014 step up with over 250 of Calgary's most brilliant men in the stilettos.  Participate in the YWCA of Calgary Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® fundraising event.  Strap on a pair of high heels and will walk two laps around Olympic Plaza. Take a stand against family violence, and raise money to support the work the YWCA does to break the cycle of family violence and help keep women and their children safe.

For more information, contact Sarah Hughes by phone at 403.705.0138 or email, or visit

Thursday, September 18 to September 21

Calgary Home + Design Show

Location: BMO Centre, Stampede Park
Address: 20 Roundup Way SE
Time: September 18: 4:00pm – 9:00pm
September 19: 12-noon – 9:00pm
September 20: 10:00am – 9:00pm
September 21: 10:00am – 6:00pm

The Calgary Home + Design Show is where it all comes together for every home improvement project! Don’t miss contracting king Bryan Baeumler on the Trail Appliances Main Stage, plus more than 350 local retailers and experts, and a slew of exhibits to inspire design-forward thinking.

Adults: $15  |  Adults ONLINE:  $12
Seniors (60+): $12 or $5 Thursday & Friday before 5:00pm (Box Office & Online)  |  Seniors (60+) ONLINE:  $9
Children (12 and under): FREE

Twitter @HomeShowsAB

Friday, September 19

Winning Innovation Grants in 2014!

Location:  Alistair Ross Technology Centre
Address:  3553 31 St NW
Time:  Noon – 1:15 pm

Are you running a technology driven company that is developing an innovative product? Join this group to learn how granting programs might provide some financial assistance along your development/commercialization path.

Cost: Free

To register: 

For further information contact: Eileen Ashmore, 403 252 0799,

Saturday, September 20 & 21


The National Franchise & Business Opportunities Show Calgary

Location: TELUS Convention Centre - Macleod Hall, South Building
Address: 120 Ninth Avenue SE
Time: Saturday, September 20: 11am - 5pm     
          Sunday, September 21: 11am - 4pm

Come to the National Franchise and Business Opportunities Show to see proven full and part time business opportunities, speak with owners of money making franchises, attend free educational seminars and find the business that’s right for you. It’s time to take the next step in finding your success.

Cost: Free

For further information contact: or 1-800-891-4859

Thursday, September 25

Business After Hours at Bow Valley College

Location: Bow Valley College - North Campus
Address: 2nd Floor, N231, 345 6 Avenue SE
Time: 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Networking is back in session this fall as the Chamber brings their Business After Hours to Bow Valley College, located right in the heart of Calgary’s exciting downtown core, at the gateway to the East Village. This is an opportunity to enjoy an evening of relaxed networking over drinks and food, while learning more about the diverse programs Bow Valley has to offer business professionals.

Cost: Member Ticket: $10.00  |  Non Member Ticket: $50.00

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Tuesday, September 30 - Thursday, October 2

Unconventional Resources Conference

Location:  BMO Centre at Stampede Park

SPE and CSUR have joined forces to plan and operate the 2014 Unconventional Resources Conference—Canada. The two organizations bring world-class reputations and mature event delivery/success to the partnership – the result is certain to be the most talked about event in the Unconventional sector!

Cost: registration prices range

To register, visit

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