Upcoming Events (January-February 2019)

Upcoming Events (January-February 2019)

Wed Jan 16 11:15am to 1:30pm 2019 Chair’s Luncheon – Come and meet our 2019 Board Members and our Volunteer Chair Mark Stoneleigh Members $50 Non-members $60 @ Sturgeon Valley Golf & Country Club www.stalbertchamber.com

Wed Jan 16 6 to 7:30pm JCI Ten Health Habits of Financial Management presented by CPA Canada for Junior chamber International (Edmonton – business owners under 40) FREE @ Re/Max River City 10328 – 81 Ave NW  www.jciedmonton.com

Thurs Jan 17 1 to 4pm 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 Jan 17 2 to 4pm The 8 Deadly Wastes Free @ ATB Entrepreneur Centre 4234 Calgary Trail NW www.atbentrepreneurcentre.com

Thurs Jan 17 11am to 2pm CBWN Edmonton Luncheon (Connected Business Women Network) Discover the difference of this no-fuss, no membership networking group. We will 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 Argyll Road www.cbwnedmonton.com

Tues Jan 22 7:30 to 9:00am Business @ Breakfast Series: Maximize Your Trade Show Marketing Fuel up with Perks Coffee and fresh baked goods.

Are you registered to exhibit at a trade show, thinking of exhibiting, or just wondering what all the trade show fuss is about? The networking opportunities that come with it are casual yet very powerful. $10 members $15 non-members @ Chamber Boardroom 4815 44 Avenue Stony Plain www.sprucegrovechamber.com

Tues Jan 22 10am to noon Human Resources for Small Business Free @ ATB Entrepreneur Centre 4234 Calgary Trail NW  www.atbentrepreneurcentre.com

Tues Jan 22 4:30 to 6:30pm After Hours Business Mixer Boston Pizza will have plenty of appetizers for you to enjoy (charge for any refreshments ordered) Enjoy fun, food, networking and great prizes! Free @ Boston Pizza 967 Ordze Road Sherwood Park www.sherwoodparkchamber.com

Wed Jan 23 9am to noon Mastering the Elevator Pitch Imagine that you have been attempting for months, without success, to see a potential buyer to “pitch” your company’s services. But no one is returning your phone calls. And then, as fate happens, you run into an elevator just before the doors close and…  $75 @ 4th Floor, TEC Centre, 10230 Jasper Ave www.tecedmonton.ca

Wed Jan 23 11:30am to 1:30pm EBA AGM and Luncheon (Edmonton Business Association – formerly SEBA) Guest Speaker: Todd Hirsch An overview of 2018 will be presented and the 2019 EBA Board will be announced. Location tba. www.yegba.com

Wed Jan 23 noon to 1pm Sales Strategy and Planning for a Knockout 2019! Free @ ATB Entrepreneur Centre 4234 Calgary Trail NW   www.atbentrepreneurcentre.com

Wed Jan 23 6 to 9pm  Speaker Success Secrets: Flying High in the Face of Fear – Inform, Inspire and Subtly Sell with the Spoken Word with Sandra Bell! @ ProBiz Centre 2nd floor, 95 McLeod Avenue Spruce Grove $5 includes coffee www.professionalbusinessconnectioncentre.com

Thurs Jan 24 7:30 to 9:30am NEBA Economic Forecast – Breakfast Mixer (North Edmonton Business Association) Speaker: John Rose – Chief Economist City of Edmonton @ Fairfield Inn & Suites 581 Griesbach Parade $17 members $25 non-members  www.neba.ca

Thurs Jan 24 1 to 4pm Secrets to Creating Revenue from Your Commercial Space Alberta Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) in partnership with Rivet Management.  You’ll learn: How you can maximize your dollars. How you can create a space that both you and your customers love. How to increase your overall revenue while providing an awesome experience Please photos of your current space to receive feedback specific to your business. $39 + taxes + fees @ Melton Building: 301 10310 Jasper Avenue www.awebusiness.com

Thurs Jan 24 5 to 7pm EBA January Mixer (Edmonton Business Association – formerly SEBA) Great food, great people, great conversations. Free Members / $10 Non-members Sawridge Inn 4235 Gateway Blvd www.yegba.com

Thurs Jan 24 5:30 to 7:30pm New Year/New Connections Mixer Re-establish key contacts and partnerships over an appetizer buffet. Speaker: Stacey Berger – Stacey specializes in helping entrepreneurs and business leaders build their dreams, accelerate their results, and create richer more fulfilling lives. $25 @ On Par Golf & Lounge 485 South Avenue Spruce Grove www.sprucegrovechamber.com

Fri Jan 25 11:30am to 1pm Leduc Chamber Luncheon with Minister Deron Bilous Hear the Minister’s update on the fight for pipelines, fair trade agreements, supports for businesses and adding value to our energy resources along with Q&A before the upcoming Budget.  $30 members $40 non-members @ Nisku Rec Centre  www.leduc-chamber.com

Fri Jan 25 noon to 1pm Understanding Financial Statements Free @ ATB Entrepreneur Centre 4234 Calgary Trail NW www.atbentrepreneurcentre.com

Jan 25-28 Edmonton Renovation Show Discover the latest in home decor, design, and more $9 Expo Centre www.edmontonrenovationshow.com

Sat Jan 26 8:30am to 4:30pm Vision & Leadership Symposium The four candidates for Premier of Alberta have been invited to speak. 9:00am Rachel Notley, NDP – pending, 10:30am David Khan, Liberal – confirmed, 1:30pm Stephen Mandel, Alberta Party – confirmed, 3:00pm Jason Kenney, UCP – confirmed. Plus panel on Alberta’s economy, youth, procurement, innovation @ Royal Glenora Club 11160 River Valley Rd  $125 www.abctech.ca

Tues Jan 29 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! Guests may purchase beverage and food as a thank you to Perks for their support @ Perks Coffee 5002 50 Street Stony Plain www.sprucegrovechamber.com

Tues Jan 29 9am to noon The Entrepreneur’s Launch Framework Do you have a groundbreaking idea that you’d like to bring to market? This three-part series will be perfect for you. After completi ng this series, you’ll have all the resources to be able to launch your product to the market. In addition, you’ll receive one hour of one-on-one coaching with Kurian Tharakan $149 @ 4th Floor, TEC Centre, 10230 Jasper Ave www.tecedmonton.ca

Wed Jan 30 9am to noon A Beginners Guide to Creating a High Impact Brand One of the key reasons new customers choose and stay with your company is because of its Brand Identity! But, what is a brand? How can you deliberately create and strengthen it? $75 @ 4th Floor, TEC Centre, 10230 Jasper Ave www.tecedmonton.ca

Thurs Jan 31 noon to 1:30pm WeBA  Mayor’s Luncheon  (West Edmonton Business Association) an extraordinary networking meeting, meal and a current look at Mayor Don Iveson’s view of the Edmonton Capital Region @  Chateau Nova Yellowhead 13920 Yellowhead Trail $65 www.weba.org

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

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

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

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

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