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Monday, May 30

SAIT Applied Research and Innovation Services Industry Night

Location: SAIT, Aldred Centre
Address: 1301 – 16 Avenue NW
Time: 4 to 6:30 p.m.

For three years in a row, SAIT’s been ranked one of Canada’s Top Research Colleges. We owe this success to our student researchers, industry partners, and fellow collaborators in the innovation spectrum.

Join SAIT for a reception in our world-class research facilities:
• Network with students, researchers, innovation support organizations and funding partners
• Enjoy our student research showcase
• Connect with strong resources in the innovation community
• Learn about our exciting emerging research areas

Cost: Free

For further information contact:
Rupi Gill

Monday, May 30

Alberta Export Readiness Roadshow

Location: Global Business Centre, 5th Floor (Terrace View Room)
Address: 136 - 8 Avenue SE
Time: 8:30am - 12:00pm

This dynamic seminar will deliver experts on international expansion to Alberta companies. Representatives from each of our partners will provide strategic insights on critical topics such as:  evaluation of your company's capacity and capability; market identification, qualification and pursuit as well as logistical considerations for companies expanding into new markets.

Cost:  Free


For further information contact: Christy May, 403-827-6538,

Tuesday, May 31

Career Transition Roundtable

Location:  The Ranchmen’s Club
Address:  710 - 13 Avenue SW, Calgary
Time:  9:00 am to 11:30 am

A practical workshop for people in career transition. A confidential opportunity to discuss the challenges with career transition and to be inspired and empowered with career transition tips that will ensure success for the top job.

Cost: $195.00
(free underground parking, dress code is business casual - no jeans)

Register at:

For further information contact:

Tuesday, May 31

Fast-Growth Champions: Internal transformation for transitional times

Location: Bow River Barley Mill
Address: 201 Barclay Parade SW
Time: 5:00pm to 7:00pm

Learn best practices for recruitment, performance management and engagement as well as insights and trends from three successful business leaders. Join the Calgary Chamber at this fantastic evening of networking, fresh ideas and inspiring stories.
The phenomenal panelists will be:

Danijel Slisko, President, United Decorating Inc.
Angela Wigand, Corporate Controller, DIRTT Environmental Solutions
Michelle Berg, CEO, ElevatedHR

Cost: Member ticket: $25.00
Non-member ticket: $35.00


Contact: Lexi
Social Media Expert,
403-879-2509 |

Tuesday, May 31

Dominate Your Industry Free Marketing Workshop

Location: Entegra Business Centre
Address: Suite 400, 7015 Macleod Trail SW
Time: 12pm - 2:30pm

Join Marketing & Franchise Consultant, Peter Singleton, for this 2 1/2 hour, business owner-specific workshop where you will learn how to drive target prospects to your business or website, get onto page 1 of Google within 24 hours and generate a steady flow of motivated buyers. We helped Done Right Roofing to be worth over 1.5 million in first year working with Peter and Mango Maids reached $100,000/Mo in second year working with Peter.

Cost: FREE and it includes a free catered lunch and booklet.


Contact: Jill Salomons

Tuesday, May 31

Understanding Your Business – Optimizing Your Business Potential

Location: ATB Entrepreneur Centre
Address: 1110 17th AVE SW
Time: 12:00 pm

There are seven key success factors to unlocking your business potential. This introductory three part series focuses on three key factors that together are the core of business financial management. Part one: understanding financial statements allows you, as a business owner, to make management decisions based on this critical information. The numbers represent the results of the various decisions you’ve made and indicate the overall health of your business. This hands-on workshop will show you the reporting tools available and give you an understanding of important ratios that will help you optimize your business potential.Join us for this interactive lunch and learn seminar.

Cost: Free


For further information contact:
Rafi Mohammed

Tuesday, May 31

Women & Money (Women ONLY)

Location: Investors Group Financial Services Inc
Address: 5113- 333 96Ave NE Calgary AB T3K 0S3
Time: 6:30 PM

You’re smart, savvy and successful. You’ve built the life you deserve and plan to enjoy
it. But have you considered how realities like a longer life expectancy and time away
from the workforce can impact your plans?

Join us and learn more about:
• The true financial impacts of caring for children or aging parents.
• How to survive separation and divorce.
• Securing lifelong independence.

Cost: Free

For Further Information contact:  Alex Brekke, Phone 403-298-4004 or Email

Thursday, June 2

Scotia Wealth Management:  2016 Economic & Market Outlook

Location: The Ranchman’s Club
Address: 710 13 Ave SW
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

The Macenko Merkley Group invites you and a guest to an informative morning with guest speaker Shane Jones, Chief Investment Officer & Co-Head of Portfolio Advisory Group, ScotiaMcLeod, who will provide insight into the 2016 Market Outlook.

Cost: Free

Jill Salomons –