Upcoming Events – mid May to June-2020

Upcoming Events – mid May to June-2020

  • January 14, 2019

Check all live events for possible cancellations or re-scheduling!

Thurs May 14 noon to 1pm EBA ONLINE Business and Networking Mixer Join us and stay connected. Let’s Talk Business! In an effort to support our business community, the EBA Board has made the decision to offer these events for FREE to all members and non members. FREE via ZOOM Register @ www.yegba.com

Fri May 15 11 to 11:30am Virtual Selling with Sandler Training and BBB We know you are worried, not sleeping and concerned about your business and the community. We are here for you, we are here for Calgary. As we continue to navigate these uncertain times we will be hosting a daily webinar providing resources, information, and support to help you and your business through the uncertainty. DAILY TOPICS: FREE ONLINE Register @ www.calgarychamber.com

Fri May 15 11:30am to 1pm Marketing/Sales – Client engagement, impacts, changing needs & innovation. #4 of an 8 part series focusing on helping you get your business through this crisis and providing tools and practices to ensure you thrive as the economy ramps up again. Exit Right is an association of senior executives with diverse experience and skills working together to empower small / medium business owners. FREE ONLINE Register @ www.chooselethbridge.ca

Sat May 16 8am to 2pm One Woman Fearless World Summit! One Woman is a social enterprise on a mission to help women and girls around the world live their dreams and reach their full potential through education, skills training and entrepreneurship. Your $10 registration is in support of our women’s empowerment and girls education programs around the world.  As Maya Angelou said, “We come as one, but we stand as 10,000.”  Join with us to create a better future for all women and girls! You will receive the webinar link and password to sign in by email once you have registered for suggested $10 Cdn ONLINE Register @ www.onewoman.ca (posted by Microbusiness Alumni Mary Stevenson 2010)

Mon May 18 12 to 12:30pm  Post CoVid 19:  Navigating Strategic and Operational Transition Issues Listed with www.yourchamber.ca FREE ONLINE Register @   www.globalstakesconsulting.com/#/

Tues May 19 11:30am to 1pm Operational Excellence. Some key strategies and systems to help with maintaining service levels and making sure supply chain demands are being met and monitored. Discussion on best practices to reduce costs and save your business money right now. #5 of an 8 part series focusing on helping you get your business through this crisis and providing tools and practices to ensure you thrive as the economy ramps up again. Exit Right is an association of senior executives with diverse experience and skills working together to empower small / medium business owners. FREE ONLINE Register @ www.chooselethbridge.ca

Tues May 19 noon to 1pm Lunch & Learn: Get Real… About How You Really Feel with Robert Mendelson of Powerful Play Experiences and Brandy Payne a Workplace Mental Health Consultant who will bring forward conversation points about mental health and well-being, both in life and at work. FREE ONLINE via ZOOM Register @ www.stalbertchamber.com

Tues May 19 noon to 1pm Edmonton’s Economic Recovery Forecast While the severity of the pandemic’s impact is unknown at this time, it is expected to have a significant negative impact on economic growth with forecasters revising economic growth projections for Alberta, and Canada overall, downward in anticipation of an economic contraction in 2020. Felicia Mutheardy will present an update on the Edmonton economy, as well as the City of Edmonton’s latest economic forecast for the city and the region over the short- to medium term. FREE ONLINE via ZOOM Register @ www.yegba.com

Wed May 20 9am to noon Building Innovation Into Your Organization In this session, you will: Learn about a model that harnesses positive change from within your organization / Why this model can positively impact the culture and bottom line of your organization / Learn about a global community that works to connect and encourage changemakers. Facilitated by: Ian Howatt (City of Edmonton), Heather Braid MacEwan University Social Innovation Institute FREE ONLINE Register @ www.macewan.ca/wcm/SocialInnovationInstitute/index.htm

Wed May 20 11am to noon Through Change – Leadership Mindset & Mental Health – video series: As we come out of the Great Pause and adjust to our new normal, what lessons have we learned, how is your emotional and physical wellness? Our experts discuss a leadership mindset, mental health, and mental fitness as we prepare for getting back to the new normal! Don’t miss this important discussion as we speak to our leaders about overcoming adversity and being able to think, feel, and be better. FREE ONLINE – limit 100 register @ www.univewrsalwomensnetwork.com

Thurs May 21 10 to 11am Cash flow management in times of uncertainty We’ll cover: Strategies on how to pivot your business to generate revenues and minimize expenses. Identify the potential impacts when shifting your cash flow strategies by sharing a specific example. FREE ONLINE Register @ www.atbentrepreneurcentre.com

Thurs May 21 10 to 11am Creating Significant Moments of Personal Impact Are you comfortable calling yourself a leader? We’ll have an opportunity to discuss everyday leadership, and how to create significant moments of personal impact with guest speaker Drew Dudley – Unleashed: Episode #7. FREE ONLINE Register @ www.unleashresults.com

Thurs May 21 11am to noon Municipal Leaders in Renewable Energy: Financing Solar Energy – a presentation by our panel of speakers who can help you become informed as we learn about solar finance in a peer-to-peer setting. The discussion will cover solar financing options for residential, agricultural, non-profit, small business and corporate customers, followed by a Q&A so that you can find out how to make solar energy a reality for your organization. FREE ONLINE via ZOOM Register @ www.solaralberta.ca

Thurs May 21 noon to 1pm Lunch & Learn: Organize Your Business to Maximize Profitability with Laurie McNaughton, Recruiting Specialist with Positive Life Concepts—Business Coach. We all want to be more profitable and there are many levers you can pull to do that. Increase sales, sell at a better margin, increase the value of each sale and attract and convert more clients. FREE ONLINE via ZOOM Register @ www.stalbertchamber.com

Thurs May 21 1:30 to 3pm Recovery & Overcoming Adversity with Business Link: an Online Panel Are you looking ahead to the next steps after this pandemic? Recover and overcoming adversity are going to be key topics we hear time and time again from clients and business owners who are preparing for what is next as they face the post-covid world with their business. FREE ONLINE Register @ www.businesslink.ca

Thurs May 21 3 to 4pm Estimating the New Normal – presented by Edmonton Construction Association: Professional Estimating Group. Hear from 3 Professional Estimating Group Leadership Team Members on how COVID-19 has affected the way they work.  From technology and trends in communication, to dealing with stakeholders virtually, to the aspects of bidding and closing in this new environment – what is estimating in the “new normal”? FREE ONLINE Register @ https://www.edmca.com/networking/event-details/?EventID=847

Fri May 22 11:30am to 1pm Support Functions. This webinar will help ideally put in place support functions that will allow your business to function as close to normal capacity as possible. Learn about “Lean” IT, best practices in accounting and financing and also how to protect your business in a legal capacity. #6 of an 8 part series focusing on helping you get your business through this crisis and providing tools and practices to ensure you thrive as the economy ramps up again. Exit Right is an association of senior executives with diverse experience and skills working together to empower small / medium business owners. FREE ONLINE Register @ www.chooselethbridge.caFri May 22 11:30am to 1pm Leduc Chamber Annual Meeting Luncheon Speakers:  Hon. Mike Lake, MP for Edmonton-Wetaskiwin & Ken Kobly, President & CEO, Alberta Chambers of Commerce for current information + updates . FREE ONLINE via ZOOM Register @ www.yourchamber.com

Fri May 22 noon to 1pm How To Create A Brand For The Digital Era With billions of businesses trying to make a name for themselves online, having a strong brand is crucial to attracting and retaining customers. In this webinar, we will demystify branding, look at the elements that make a memorable brand and give you actionable ways to improve your brand. Cost: FREE ONLINE Register @ www.awebusiness.com

Tues May 26 11am to noon Investigating Insolvency When Facing Financial Uncertainty Many businesses are facing financial uncertainty right now and are working to try and find solutions to remain financially viable. While working towards financial success it is important to know what the worst case scenario can look like so you can make an informed decision and strategize the trajectory of your business. In this session we will dive into the world of bankruptcy and proposals to help you understand what a business bankruptcy or proposal would look like with two or three examples. We will talk about the differences between secured creditors and unsecured creditors and what creditors could affect business owners personally. FREE ONLINE Register at www.businesslink.ca

Tues May 26 11:30am to 1pm Leadership Nerve Centre. Focusing on the leadership team and how they can best be prepared to communicate needs and plans for the organization will be discussed during this webinar. How do clear and concise action plans and a shift in alignment and (or) roles and responsibilities benefit all during this time? #7 of an 8 part ONLINE series focusing on helping you get your business through this crisis and providing tools and practices to ensure you thrive as the economy ramps up again. Exit Right is an association of senior executives with diverse experience and skills working together to empower small / medium business owners. FREE ONLINE Register @ www.chooselethbridge.ca

Tues May 26 11:45am to 1:15pm WOW! ONLINE When women entrepreneurs and leaders come to connect, encourage each other, support, inspire and learn from each other, there’s nothing we can’t accomplish! WOW! creates opportunities for passionate business owners to connect, learn, and to grow. Speaker is Kim Free of Small Town Girl Promotions Topic: Social Media Posting Plan. $12.20 ONLINE via ZOOM! Sign up to get meeting code @ www.wowbiztribe.com

Tues May 26 noon to 1pm Lunch & Learn:  Fitness for Everybody – Little Steps to Big Success with Danielle Smith General Manager Sturgeon Valley Athletic Club When we begin to be active or are a weekend warrior or an athlete we need to work safely and progressively to see our goals come to fruition but as well to stay injury free. FREE ONLINE via ZOOM Register @ www.stalbertchamber.com

Wed May 27 noon to 1pm Digital Strategy in a Time of Crisis Digital transformation, especially in today’s environment, requires top to bottom organizational transformation. This webinar will help you build the competencies you need to be able to understand, lead and reap the benefit of digital transformation in your business. During this session, we will: Explore what leading in this “new normal” might look like / Discover some of the new realities for business / Look at some terminology, methodologies and strategic approaches to digital transformation. FREE ONLINE Register @ www.awebusiness.com

Wed May 27 11am to noon Leading Through Change – Leading with Resilience – video series: Now more than ever as a community we need to support each other on this journey and forge ahead and navigate through these uncertain times. We are here to support, you are not alone! Join our panel with award-winning leaders from diverse backgrounds as they navigate through The Great Pause, Learn how they overcome adversity, embrace resilience, and lead their teams. All our extraordinary leaders are committed to elevating women! The will strategies for adapting to the new normal, wisdom for women to get on boards. FREE ONLINE – limit 100 register @ www.universalwomensnetwork.com

Wed May 27 / June 3 / 10 / 17 / 24 7 to 8:30pm (Every WEDNESDAY) Opportunity is Knocking…. Are You Ready? There’s been a lot of fear, panic, and uncertainty around the Coronavirus lately… And the effect on the economy is undeniable. So, I wanted to address some questions like, “What can you do to safeguard your business?” “How could you prepare as a business owner?” “What OPPORTUNITIES are there to do things differently?” FREE ONLINE via ZOOM Register @ https://businessimpact.kartra.com/page/opportunitywebreg (member of Beaumont Chamber of Commerce)

Thurs May 28 11am to noon Work-Life Wellness for Entrepreneurs: During & Beyond the COVID-19 Crisis More entrepreneurs than ever before are working from home as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. Given this situation, effectively managing one’s boundaries between work and life is becoming increasingly challenging. Learn about your own work-life wellness using our newly launched scale based on research about Alberta’s entrepreneurs. Join us in this free 45-minute webinar, followed by a 15-minute Q & A, where we will explore strategies to manage your work and life boundaries, leaving you with practical and actionable tips to achieve and promote healthy work-life wellness during this difficult time. FREE ONLINE Register @ www.businesslink.ca

Thurs May 28 10 to 11am Conversation with Tom Peters. Tom Peters coauthored In Search of Excellence – a book that changed the way the world does business and, decades later, is frequently tagged as the best business book ever written. Seventeen books and thirty-five years later, Tom is still at the forefront of the “management guru industry” he single-handedly invented.Are you comfortable calling yourself a leader? We’ll have an opportunity to discuss everyday leadership, and how to create significant moments of personal impact with guest speaker Drew Dudley. Unleashed: Episode #8. FREE ONLINE Register @ www.unleashresults.com

Thurs May 28 5 to 8pm Chamber on Tap – Moonshiners –  offers business owners and their staff an opportunity to relax, enjoy a beverage & meet like-minded fellow members. Listen to other local business owners share their story on how they started their business, including their successes and challenges. LIVE @ Moonshiners 101 5202-50 Street, Stony Plain Members $10 Non-members $15 www.gprchamber.ca

Thurs May 28 5 to 6:30pm EBA ONLINE Business and Networking Mixer Grab your favorite beverage and appetizer, join us and stay connected. Let’s Talk Business! In an effort to support our business community, the EBA Board has made the decision to offer these events for FREE to all members and non members. FREE ONLINE via ZOOM Register @ www.yegba.com

Mon June 1 11:45am to 1:45pm WOW! Women in Business & Leadership Luncheon When women entrepreneurs and leaders come connect, encourage each other, support, inspire and learn from each other, there’s nothing we can’t accomplish! WOW! creates opportunities for passionate business owners to connect, to learn, and to grow. LIVE @ Remedy Café on Whyte 10479 Whyte Ave $28.92 www.wowbiztribe.com

Tues June 2 noon to 1pm Lunch & Learn: What is Geotechnical Engineering? with Zobayur Rahman, P.Eng of Espira – We provide soil, aggregate, concrete and asphalt testing; We also provide compaction testing and other type of field monitoring. FREE ONLINE via ZOOM Register @ www.stalbertchamber.com

Thurs June 4 11am to noon Cash Flow Management in Times of Uncertainty In these times of uncertainty, many entrepreneurs are feeling overwhelmed and are wondering what more they could do to keep their businesses afloat. To increase your chances of successfully riding the storm, it is paramount to understand your current business cash flow situation and to apply best business practices. The purpose of this webinar is to present strategies on how to pivot your business to generate revenues and minimize expenses, and to show through a cash flow example the potential impact of those decisions. The strategies to be presented were gathered from our conversations with business owners and through research of small businesses like yours throughout the province. FREE ONLINE Register @ www.businesslink.ca

Sat June 6 8am to 1pm One Woman Fearless World Summit! ONLINE One Woman is a social enterprise on a mission to help women and girls around the world live their dreams and reach their full potential through education, skills training and entrepreneurship. Your $10 registration is in support of our women’s empowerment and girls education programs around the world.  As Maya Angelou said, “We come as one, but we stand as 10,000.”  Join with us to create a better future for all women and girls! You will receive the webinar link and password to sign in by email once you have registered for suggested $10 Cdn ONLINE @ www.onewoman.ca (posted by Microbusiness Alumni Mary Stevenson 2010)

Wed June 10 7am to 5pm POSTPONED tba St. Albert Chamber Golf Tournament @ Sandpiper Golf Course Members $165 Non-members $185   www.stalbertchamber.com

Wed Jun 10 11am to noon Leading Through Change – video series: Now more than ever as a community we need to support each other on this journey and forge ahead and navigate through these uncertain times. We are here to support, you are not alone! Stay connected to join us from your home or office! Together we are stronger! We are leading by example to unite to offer insights, advice, and guidance for any current challenges you may be experiencing. We will discuss work, life, mental health and wellness, productivity, coping strategies, and more. Hear great advice and tips, and have the opportunity to express thoughts and concerns afterward. FREE ONLINE – limit 100 register @ www.universalwomensnetwork.com

Wed June 17 11:30am to 1:30pm Kickoff to Summer – Patio Party LIVE @ 50, 101 St Albert Trail Members $40 Non-members $50 www.stalbertchamber.com

Sat June 20 4 to 10pm Spruce Grove Night Market is a partnership with the City of Spruce Grove and the start of a more in-depth process to re-energize the City Centre as a gathering place, a focal point for the community and a place where businesses want to locate.
The Market is uniquely programmed to display the talents of the diverse set of vendors.  These handmade and handcrafted businesses have the opportunity to showcase their products to a much wider audience. LIVE FREE 315 Jespersen Avenue Spruce Grove  www.gprchamber.ca

Tues June 23 noon to 1pm Lunch & Learn: Our Brain In Conversation with Lori Lacey of Evergreen Leadership. W This short workshop will be an introduction to some basic neuroscience and give you a few tips and tricks to increase the effectiveness of every conversation you have. FREE  ONLINE via ZOOM Register @ www.stalbertchamber.com

Wed June 24 7:15 to 8:45am Business @ Breakfast Presenter: Unblocking Yourself to be a Better Presenter LIVE @ Central Social Hall #280 525 St. Albert Trail St. Albert Members $20 Potential members $25 www.stalbertchamber.com

Next ONLINE Class (Group 7) starts Mon June 8th, 2020

Next Group Networking Thurs June 18th, 2020  9 to 11am – TBA

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