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Friday, July 3

Cowtown Rodeo – Fundrasier for Nepal

Location: Gertlitz Ranch (pick up at Flames Central)
Address: 219 8th Ave SW
Time: 11am – LATE

SPE Calgary Section & Medical Mercy Canada are hosting a one day private professional rodeo that you will not want to miss! Enjoy ring side bull riding, try your hand at the mechanical bull, and become awe inspired by the motor cross show to round out the spectacle. All-day event!

Cost: $175 for 1 Ticket, 6 for $875

Website: www.cowtown-rodeo.ca

For Further Information Contact: Blaine Horner, 403-930-5473, bhorner@spe.org

 


Monday, July 6

33rd Annual Cowboys vs Firefighters Charity Pole Climb

Location: Ranchman’s Patio
Address: 9615 Macleod Trail S
Time:  6 pm – 11 pm

33rd Annual Cowboys vs. Firefighter Charity Pole Climb on the Ranchman's Patio. Ten Pro-Rodeo contestants of the Calgary Stampede race against Ten Calgary Firefighters in a timed flag pole climb. Spectators have a chance to purchase their favorite cowboy or firefighter in a Calcutta style auction that is held prior to the race in support of the CPRA Cowboy Benefit Fund & Firefighters Benevolent Fund.

Complimentary admission to Ranchman's patio for the evening, don't miss the legendary Stampede tradition on Macleod Trail. Rodeo’s #1 spot for 43 Years! No Minors Please.
 
Cost: Free

Visitwww.ranchmans.com for more information on this event and our other Stampede highlights.
 


Wednesday, July 8

Randstad Stampede

Location: First Canadian Tower Mini Park
Address: 7th Avenue SW & 2nd Street SW
Time: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Join Randstad Technologies on Wednesday July 8, 2015, for some down-home western BBQ and live entertainment as the Calgary Stampede celebrates its 103rd anniversary!


Come join us for BBQ, drinks, and a live performance by country band Rosewood.


So grab your cowboy hat, your best pair of boots and get ready and celebrate a Calgary tradition with great company.
See y’all there!

Cost: Free

Website: http://www.eventbrite.ca/e/randstad-stampede-tickets-17307289569?aff=es2
 


Wednesday, July 8

Abel and Suttles: Power, petroleum and the planet

Location: TELUS Convention Centre
Address: 120 9th Avenue SE
Time: 11:30am to 1:15pm

Rapid technological innovation, increasing environmental considerations and challenging economic times have everybody wanting to know where North America's energy future is headed.

How will this vital industry evolve to meet the challenges and embrace the opportunities on the horizon?

With extensive experience in North America and beyond, there's no two individuals better suited to discuss that future than Greg Abel, Chairman, President and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway Energy and Doug Suttles, President and CEO of Encana Corp.

Cost: $Member ticket: $79.00
Non-member ticket: $99.00
Member table (8): $632.00
Non-member table (8): $792.00

Website: http://www.calgarychamber.com/interact/events/chamber-event/abel-and-suttles-power-petroleum-and-planet


Tuesday, July 14

Marketing Summer School: Get Ready! Creating Your Marketing Machine

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

It’s tempting to blindy promote your business, your product, or your website without much thought into maximizing conversion and enhancing your customer experience. Yet these vital steps can double your marketing results. Join us as we help you to define your customer buying pattern, create the ultimate customer experience, and more!

Cost: $69.00

Website:  https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/marketing-summer-school-get-ready-creating-your-marketing-machine-july-14-tickets-16961312743

For further information contact: Alexandra Kulas, Alexandra.kulas@awebusiness.com, 587.881.1028