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Saturday, November 28

Shop The Neighbourhood

Location: Throughout Calgary
Time: 9am to 5pm

Shop The Neighbourhood is a free initiative of Yellow Pages, a company with a century-long legacy of working with Canada’s small businesses. The event’s third edition will be held on Saturday, November 28, 2015, in various cities across Canada. Shop The Neighbourhood day encourages Canadians to support the small businesses in their communities through offering special event-day deals and promotions.

Cost: Free


For further information contact: Kierra Jones, 6048059545,

Saturday, November 28

THE LEAN IMPERATIVE IN BUSINESS TRANSFORMATION for CIOs, IT managers, BT experts, Business Analysts, IT PMs, Change Managers

Location: Program Room, Country Hills Public Library
Address: 11950 Country Village Link NE
Time: 2:00 PM TO 3:00 PM

CIOs, IT managers, BAs/PMs/CMs - ever feel change projects could be more efficient and structured? Want to impact organizational strategy? We will go through a 3-step journey teaching tools and techniques you can use to play a significant role in Business Transformation and the trend of Business Digitization.

Cost: Attendance is free of charge, but as winter is coming, we are asking attendees to bring non-perishable food items to be donated to the Calgary Food Bank.


For further information contact: Imad Almurib, (403) 585-2566,,

Monday, November 30

Investors Group Career Seminar

Location: Investors Group Calgary North Office
Address: Suite 5113, 333 96th Avenue N.E., Calgary, AB T3K 0S3
Time: 6:00-7:30PM

Investors Group is one of Canada’s leading financial services companies, with a history that spans eight decades. Known for our personal approach, we can help you build a prosperous and successful practice helping clients to achieve their financial goals.
This is a full-time opportunity to establish a variable-income and self-employed business in association with Investors Group.

Cost: Free

For more info contact: Rhoda Zornosa, 403-226-5531,

Monday, November 30

Get a Grip on Your Business

Location: Canada West Land Services - Conference Room
Address: Unit #123, 1925 18 Avenue NE
Time: 3-6pm

Do you want to see your business consistently run better and grow faster? Discover EOS and the 6 key ingredients of all successful businesses in this timely workshop.  Learn about the simple, practical tools to achieve your vision so you and your leadership team can get better results right away!

Cost: $49.95 + GST


For further information contact:

Tuesday, December 1

Connected 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.  We believe in building relationships to help build your marketing/networking success.

Cost: $49 registration for Loyalty Participants (after earlybird) - $54 registration for Regular Participants  – pre-registration required at least two days prior.


For further information contact: Debbie Van Camp -

Wednesday, December 2

BoostR Stage: Pitch Event for Alberta’s Changemakers

Location: Theatre Junction
Address: 608 1 Street SW
Time: 5:30pm

Watch Alberta’s social entrepreneurs pitch on the BoostR Stage. Your ticket gets you food, a drink and $20 to boost a business you hear from that night!

Cost: $20


For further information contact: Philip Lozano, 403-204-2681,

Wednesday, December 2

Digital Marketing Automation Tour

Location: Calgary Airport Marriott
Address: 2500 48th Avenue NE
Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

You will learn the most current digital marketing strategies that you can use immediately in your business.  These strategies include but are not limited to: UXO, Re-Targeting Strategies and other top of funnel traffic tools, lead capture pages, CASL law best practices, lead polling & segmenting, automated nurture & conversion campaigns using Infusionsoft, hypnotic copy-writing and more.

Cost: Free *First 50 Seats sponsored by Infusionsoft ($497 Value). Training Manuals $27


For further information contact: Training Business Pros - Nick Longo 416.444.7767

Wednesday, December 2

ClubNetwork: A New Business Network & Referrals Group

Location:  Phil's Restaurant
Address:  1520 - 14th St SW, Calgary
Time:  8:00 - 9:30 AM

Why Do I Need a Coach and How Do I Hire One?  Lisa Holden Rovers, Founder of Workplace Matters and internationally recognized leadership coach, will share insights on the true value of coaching and how to hire a qualified coach – one that is just right for you.

Cost: Your breakfast, ordered from menu.


For further information contact:  Al Gibson, 403-473-2350

Wednesday, December 2

Calgary Crowdfunding Bootcamp: Learn Everything

Location: Dentons
Address: 850 - 2nd Street SW 15th Floor, Bankers Court,
Time: 1:30pm - 6:30pm

This is an immersive half day workshop + networking event that covers essential crowdfunding education for companies seeking to raise capital from alternative finance crowdfunding markets, investors, and all other parties interested in understanding innovation trends, opportunities and risks, regulations, best practices and expert perspectives for all crowdfunding models.

Cost: $20 Early Bird / $25 members / $35 non-members


For further information contact: Craig Asano, 416-618-0254,

Thursday, December 3

Securing Innovation Grants in 2015!

Location:  Alistair Ross Technology Centre
Address:  3553 31 St NW
Time:  1 PM to 4 PM

Writing an application for innovation funding can be challenging!  Increase your chances of securing innovation funding in this 3 hour workshop designed to outline the information required for innovation funding applications.

Cost: Free


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