Upcoming Events (February-March 2019)

Upcoming Events (February-March 2019)

Sat Feb 2 5 to 11:30pm Chamber Ball. Edmonton’s premier business gala brings together our region’s dynamic doers, community connectors and industry influencers for a night of celebration and glamour  @ Shaw Conference Centre 9797 Jasper Ave $275 www.edmontonchamber.com  

Tues Feb 5 7:30 to 9am CPA Financial Literacy Series: The Top 5 Common Startup Mistakes sponsored by RSM Canada. Understand the value of a business plan and business structure, and how to monitor cash flow. Continental breakfast included. FREE for Members @ The World Trade Centre #600, 9990 Jasper Avenue register @ www.edmontonchamber.com

Tues Feb 5 7:30 to 9:00am Business @ Breakfast Series: Corporate Wellness 360 Degree Wellness Clinic will discuss Physical – Emotional and Psychological – Personal values – Attitudes at work. $10 @ Broadway & Grand #1 20 McLeod Avenue Spruce Grove www.sprucegrovechamber.com

Tues Feb 5 9am to noon Will it fly? How to determine if clients will buy before you build Before building a plane, engineers spend a considerable amount of time testing the aerodynamics of its design. This validation process allows them to understand how external forces will act (and hopefully) lift the aircraft. The process and mindset is the same for savvy entrepreneurs. $39 @ 4th Floor, TEC Centre, 10230 Jasper Ave www.tecedmonton.ca

Tues Feb 5 1 to 3pm Cloud Based Capturing and Data Management Free @ ATB Entrepreneur Centre 4234 Calgary Trail NW www.atbentrepreneurcentre.com

Wed Feb 6 7:30 to 8:45am Business at Breakfast a fast paced interactive networking event with an accelerated twist! SPEED NETWORKING is a fun and fresh way to build your business rolodex in a time efficient manner!  Members $20 Potential members $25 @ St. Albert Inn & Suites 156 St. Albert Trail www.stalbertchamber.com

Wed Feb 6 11:45am to 1pm Lunch Without Lunch speaker: Ashif Mawhi of Rising Tide. Ashif is a serial social entrepreneur and investor who has built & sold several enterprises and is heavily engaged in the community. He presently serves as a Venture Partner at Rising Tide (a San Francisco Bay Area Venture Capital firm). 2002 Ernst & Young Prairies Entrepreneur of the Year award / 2005 one of Canada’s Top 40 under 40 / 2007 BDC’s Entrepreneur of the Year (Alberta) and for 3 years Canada’s 50 Best Managed companies award. Bachelor of Business Administration (NAIT) 2017.  Join other entrepreneurs (both emerging and experienced), investors, researchers, students, and a broad range of ecosystem helpers at this informal gathering of individuals who want to help diversify the Alberta economy by supporting innovators like you. FREE @ Work Nicer Coworking (Beaver House) #100, 10158 103 Street www.rainforestyeg.ca  Watch for Feb 13 / 20 / 27 tba

Thurs Feb 7 5 to 7pm The Business of Franchising Free @ ATB Entrepreneur Centre 4234 Calgary Trail NW www.atbentrepreneurcentre.com

Fri Feb 8 7am to 4pm Chamber Curling Funspiel This is a fun event designed to maximize networking opportunities with fellow members. 4 ends of ‘Roll the dice’, 4 ends of normal Curling, and 4 ends of ‘Skins’ Curling. @ Glen Allan Rec Complex 199 Georgian Way  www.sherwoodparkchamber.com

Fri Feb 8 6 to 11:30pm  Pecha Kucha Night 33 (from the Japanese phrase for “the sound of chit chat”) is a fun, informal gathering where some of our city’s most engaged current and future leaders present inspirational ideas that have the power to transform our city. PKN 33 will feature ten presentations on local ideas, projects and musings in a 20 slides at 20 seconds per slide visual format. @ Royal Alberta Museum 9810 103A Avenue $20 @ www.edmontonnextgen.ca

Mon Feb 11 5:30 to 9pm Beyond Business – Monthly Networking Event Free  @ ProBiz Centre 2nd floor, 95 McLeod Avenue Spruce Grove $5 includes coffee www.professionalbusinessconnectioncentre.com

Tues Feb 12 7:30 to 9:30am ACE Awards Judges’ Breakfast @ Matrix Hotel tickets and list of judges tba @ www.adclubedm.com

Tues Feb 12  7:30 to 9:00am Business @ Breakfast Series: Reduce Overhead Costs Join us at Spruce Grove Public Library for a hot breakfast and cool conversation about how emerging entrepreneurs and established corporations alike can benefit from the FREE programs, services, and resources that a library card provides. $10 @ Spruce Grove Public Library 35 5 Avenue Spruce Grove www.sprucegrovechamber.com

Tues Feb 12 9am to noon Busting the Financing Myth Whether you are actively seeking financing, planning your financing strategy or curious about the options available to you, this workshop about equity financing will be perfect. Join two seasoned entrepreneurs as we learn from their experiences in raising capital and making investments in Edmonton and Silicon Valley. $75 @ 4th Floor, TEC Centre, 10230 Jasper Ave www.tecedmonton.ca

Thurs Feb 14 9am to noon Persuasion Strategies: How to influence, motivate & persuade anyone! This entertaining workshop introduces some of the key foundations of persuasion and concretely demonstrates through vivid, researched, examples how to readily influence, motivate, and persuade anyone! In this workshop you will: Learn how to have instant influence. $75  @ 4th Floor, TEC Centre, 10230 Jasper Ave www.tecedmonton.ca

Tues Feb 19  7:30 to 9:00am Business @ Breakfast Series: Foresters Financial provides assistance through their community volunteering and grants programs. This means that you could have access to both funds, planning assistance and volunteers to assist with moving your community initiatives forward. $10 @ Broadway & Grand #1 20 McLeod Avenue Spruce Grove www.sprucegrovechamber.com

Tues Feb 19 9am to noon The Ultimate Product Launch What if you could harness the same power that giants like Apple, Amazon, and Nike use every day to build excitement and anticipation for their new products? $39 @ 4th Floor, TEC Centre, 10230 Jasper Ave www.tecedmonton.ca

Thurs Feb 21 7:30 to 9:30am NEBA Breakfast Mixer & Networking: Presentation – Intelligence, Understanding the Artificial (North Edmonton Business Association) FREE @ Source Office Furnishings 14835 137 Avenue www.neba.ca

Thurs Feb 21 11am to 2pm CBWN Edmonton Luncheon (Connected Business Women Network) Join us and discover the difference of this no-fuss, no membership networking group. When you attend, we like to introduce you and your company to our group. You can also purchase a table to showcase your business, product and connect with those in attendance on a more intimate level for $40. Luncheon $46 @ Four Points Sheraton on Argyll Road, Edmonton www.cbwnedmonton.com

Thurs Feb 21 3:45 to 6pm Connector Edmonton is an informal get-together for Edmonton entrepreneurs at all stages (from ideation to exiting), small business owners, and ecosystem helpers looking to encourage and promote collisions between people and create connections that will help drive the success of entrepreneurs in Alberta’s innovation system. Join us to meet new like-minded people, celebrate successes and learn from failures, and build a community that supports and promotes entrepreneurship across the Province. FREE @ Advanced Technology Centre 9650 20 Avenue www.rainforestyeg.ca

Sat Feb 23 5 to 11pm Beaumont Chamber of Commerce Business Awards Gala recognizes and celebrates the successes of our local business community. This exquisite event brings together influential businesses and civic leaders to recognize companies and entrepreneurs for their “above and beyond” achievements in 2018. Earlybird to Dec 31 $100 Members $125 Non-members @ Beaumont Community Centre  www.beaumontchamber.ca

Feb 24-27 Spring Alberta Gift Fair Top name manufacturers, innovative newcomers and cutting-edge designers offer the finest mix of gift-giving ideas! 700 exhibitors and 11,000 retail buyers. This is a trade-only event open to qualified employees of gift-industry retailers @ Expo Centre www.cangift.org

Mon Feb 25 11:30am to 1pm EBA February Luncheon (Edmonton Business Association – formerly SEBA) Guest Speakers: Ian McIntosh will present on their beer, beer market, AB beer as it relates to Global reach and speak a bit on branding and packaging, and a beer tasting. Darren Cunningham will present his story, the business of wood, sustainability and his amazing growth and success! $50 @ Urban Timber 10336 111 Street www.yegba.com

Tues Feb 26  7:30 to 9:00am Business @ Breakfast Series: It’s YOUR Turn! Shameless Plug Time! Bring a door prize in the $10-$15 range in lieu of registration and be given an opportunity to promote your business! Breakfast compliments of Alquinn Homes @ ON LOCATION at the beautiful Alquinn showhome – 1146 Genesis Lake Blvd Stony Plain www.sprucegrovechamber.com

Tues Feb 26   5:30 to 8pm BizNet: Business, Connections and Knowledge. Bring Ideas, Proposals and Business Cards. The snacks are on us. Come and join dozens of business owners, entrepreneurs and creative minds. Register now. It’s FREE. Presented by  Diversity Centre (MBTC Alumni Frankline Agbor)  location TBA www.biznetedmonton.com

Wed Feb 27 8am to 3pm 9th Global Talent Conference for Internationally Educated Professionals (IEPs) who are looking to connect with and be inspired by leaders from the Edmonton business community. This event is open to IEPs who are Permanent Residents or Canadian Citizens, unemployed or underemployed, as well as to Edmonton businesses and community partners. Facilitated by MBTC Alumni Frankline Agbor.  Presented by the Edmonton Region Immigrant Employment Council (ERIEC) @ Fantasyland Hotel at West Edmonton Mall. FREE registration deadline Feb 20 at www.eriec.ca

Mar 1 to 3 The New Earth Expo showcases providers and masters in the many areas of health & wellness.  In particular but not limited to, Alternative Healing methods, Metaphysical, Spiritual, Nutritional, Holistic methods and more. @ Expo Centre  www.thenewearthexpo.co

Tues Mar 5 7:30 to 9am CPA Financial Literacy Series: Financial Survival For Entrepreneurs sponsored by RSM Canada. Understand the management of growth and expansion, how to seek financing and effective tax strategies. Continental breakfast included. FREE for Members @ The World Trade Centre #600, 9990 Jasper Avenue register @ www.edmontonchamber.com

Wed Mar 6 5 to 8pm 2019 Taste of the Chamber Members only @ Jubilee Auditorium www.edmontonchamber.com

Mar 7 to 10 TRENDS The Apparel Show Wholesale apparel, accessory and footwear buying needs.  For Western Canada retailers, our members exhibit the best and widest variety of brands for your store. The first event of its kind in Canada that involves the participation of wholesale sales representatives showing Men’s, Ladies, Children’s, Sport, Street, Work, Western and Footwear lines @ Expo Centre. www.trendsapparel.com

Sat Mar 9  5 to 11pm 2019 Business Awards Gala “All Aboard!”  Honouring & celebrating outstanding businesses & leaders!  $135 members $150 non-members @ Executive Royal Hotel 8450 Sparrow Drive, Leduc  www.leduc-chamber.com

Thurs Mar 14 5:30pm Networking 7pm Screening: Cannes Lions Reel – This is an opportunity to enjoy a screening of the best of TV and digital video advertising of the year from around the world. To celebrate and be inspired by the creativity that permeates the world of communications. In support of NABS @ Royal Alberta Museum – tickets tba at www.adclubedm.com

Mar 14 to 17 Edmonton Boat & Sportsmen’s Show Western Canada’s BIGGEST, covering all aspects of the outdoor lifestyle including boating, off-roading, fishing, hunting, hiking, camping, adventure tourism, destination travel locations, as well as organizations devoted to education, conservation and preservation. Millions of dollars in boats and marine products on display @ Expo Centre www.edmontonboatandsportshow.ca

Mar 20 to 24 Doors: 7pm Show: 8pm Western Canada Fashion Week 16th Season 5 nights featuring new and established designers on the runway (including LUXX Ready To Wear by MBTC Alumni Derek Jagodzinsky) @ ATB Financial Arts Barns 10330 84 Avenue tickets tba www.wcfw.ca

Thurs Mar 21 3:45 to 6pm Connector Edmonton is an informal get-together for Edmonton entrepreneurs (from ideation to exiting), small business owners, and ecosystem helpers looking to encourage and promote collisions between people and create connections that will help drive the success of Alberta’s entrepreneurs. Join us to meet new like-minded people, celebrate successes and learn from failures, and build a community that supports and promotes entrepreneurship across the Province. FREE @ Advanced Technology Centre 9650 20 Ave www.rainforestyeg.ca

Mar 21 to 24 Edmonton Home & Garden Show 650 exhibitors offering great products and ideas for landscaping, decorating and renovating your home.  You can also expect to see internationally know designers, chefs and speakers sharing their trade secrets to inspire you.  Everything Home + Garden! @ Expo Centre www.edmontonhomeandgarden.com

Mar 22 to 24 Make It! The Handmade Revolution 175 of your favourite Makies (and some brand new ones, too!) are bringing their beautiful handmade goodies back to the Expo Centre for our fabulous spring show! Stock up on accessories, jewellery, clothing, art, home decor, food, baby/kid items, and lots of other beautifully crafted goods @ Expo Centre www.makeitshow.com

 

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