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Tuesday, April 7th

The Children’s Wish Foundation Poker Tournament

Location: Cowboys Casino
Address: 421 – 12th Ave SE Calgary
Time: 5:00 pm

 
The Children's Wish Foundation is pleased to announce the third annual Poker Tournament, held on April 7th, 2015 at the Cowboys Casino! Join the tournament for your chance to win a portion of the $10,000 prize pool!
 
Cost: $250 for Registration


For further information visit https://secure.e2rm.com/registrant/TicketingWelcome.aspx?eventid=158267&langpref=en-CA&Referrer=https%3a%2f%2fsecure.e2rm.com%2fregistrant%2fsessionExpired.aspx%3feID%3d158267%26lp%3den-CA

For more information or if you would like to play or volunteer you can contact Cathy McDonald at cathy.mcdonald@childrenswish.ca or 587-880-3256
 



 

Tuesday, April 7th

Calgary Business Women Networking Presents “Selling Without Selling”
 

Location:  Business Edge Coaching Inc.
Address:  210-7710 5 St SE Calgary
Time:  1:30-3:30 pm

 
Long gone are the days where people like to be sold.  So how do you connect with people, teach them about your product and services without selling?  Learn how to build a sales and intake process that builds relationships, highlights the best way to build rapport, relationship with prospects.  This process will help you to attract clients, rather than repel them.
 
Cost: Loyalty Members $24.99  Regular Members $29.99
(Please pay via the Loyalty Members Login area click here) // Regular Members $29.99 (please use the PayPal button link here: https://www.paypal.com/ca/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_flow&SESSION=UrJ8k4HZszfbrH2vgsjt_WUke-6Xjax3UyMmD2OA8UxaweepnQGa_3YhiN0&dispatch=50a222a57771920b6a3d7b606239e4d529b525e0b7e69bf0224adecfb0124e9b61f737ba21b08198ecd47ed44bac94cd6fd721232afa4155

Website: www.cbwncalgary.ca
 
For further information contact:  Debbie Van Camp - cbwn1@shaw.ca
 
 



Wednesday, April 8th

ISES Talks, with Kevin Molesworth

Location: Westin
Address: Calgary, 320, 4th Ave SW
Time: 16.30 – 18.30
 
As event professionals and business people, we are always navigating the ethical highway.  How should we handle unethical requests?  How should we respond to the hard questions?  We always want to be perceived as professional and receive fair compensation for our contracts, expertise, and knowledge.  
 
 
Cost: $40 to $55

For further information contact: Niels Hagen, niels@isescalgary.com, 403.473.2911
 
 
 

Thursday, April 9th

Alternative Investment Presentation: Focus on US Investment Opportunities


Location: Invico Capital Corporation - Boardroom
Address: 300, 116 - 8th Avenue S.W. Calgary
Time: 11:45 AM – 1:15 PM (lunch included)
 
This event is being offered to those investors who are interested in understanding portfolio diversification strategies and the role of private investments in assisting with the challenges of re-balancing their portfolio holdings. The presentations include an overview of the Exempt Market and an introduction to two private investment opportunities.
 
 
Cost: No Charge.

 
To register for the event or to request more information, please contact Bill Ketcheson @ (403) 831-3609 or email bketcheson@raintreeEMD.com
 


Thursday, April 9

Small Ship Adventures


Location: Calgary Zoo

Address: 1300 Zoo Rd NE

Time: 6:15 doors open.

Civilized Adventures is offering an entertaining and informative evening on Travel to unique destinations by small ship. Also possibilities for businesses to do incentive travel for top sales awards or best clients. Appetizers will be served and cash bar available.

Cost: FREE but must RSVP for parking code

Website: www.civilizedadv.com

For further information contact:  Kylan Falk / Kylan@civilizedadv.com


 

Thursday, April 9

One-Day Sales Training Workshop

 

Location: Carriage House Inn
Address: 9030 MacLeod Trail South
Time: 8:30am to 4:30pm
 
SpotShop Media presents the highly engaging “One-Day Sales Training Workshop”No matter the industry – you’ll get the techniques and communications skills necessary to close the sale and maintain customer loyalty.Your energized team will be ready to spring into action - pronto!
 
Cost: $249.00 + gst

website: :  http://www.spotshopmedia.com/sales-training.html    

For further information contact:  Ryan Chouinard, 780.424.4900, ryan@spotshopmedia.com

 



Tuesday, April 21st

High Performance Coaching

Location: University of Calgary Downtown Campus
Address: 906 – 8th Ave SW, Calgary, AB T2P 1H9
Time: 8:30am – 4:30pm
 
Achieve your full leadership potential with High Performance Coaching. In this unique program you will explore ways to improve your team’s attitude and performance by developing your coaching skills and strategies.
 
 
Cost: $675

Website: http://haskayne.ucalgary.ca/files/haskayne/HSB_ExecEd_High_Performance_Coaching_APRIL_Program_.pdf

For further information contact: Haskayne School of Business, Executive Education, 403-220-6600, execed@haskayne.ucalgary.ca