Upcoming Events (May-June 2019)

Upcoming Events (May-June 2019)

Wed May 1 11:45am to 1pm (and EVERY Wednesday) Lunch Without Lunch Presenter: Mack Male of Taproot Edmonton and Speaking Municipally. Bring your lunch and join us. You will 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 help diversify the Alberta economy by supporting innovators like you. Whether you are new to the innovation ecosystem, are confused about all the services and entrepreneurial supports available, or have it all figured out – you should attend this gathering. FREE @ Work Nicer Coworking (Beaver House) 10160 103 Street NW  www.rainforestyeg.ca

Thurs May 2 3 to 5pm How to Grow your Startup and Business with Microsoft by TusStar. Discover how Microsoft 365, an integrated solution bringing together the best in-class productivity tools with advanced security and device management capabilities, can help set you up for success. Check out Microsoft augmented reality headset HoloLens. FREE Limited Seats @ TEC Edmonton 4th Floor, 10230 Jasper Ave  www.tecedmonton.com

Thurs May 2 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 $50 (early bird to Mar 31) $60 General Admission www.adclubedm.com

Tues May 7 8:15 to 9:15am  Open Discussion: Funding continuum and where Angels fit Presenters: Kristina Milke / Ryan Heit from Valhalla Angels Angels are only one option of where to raise capital for an early stage company. We will cover the funding continuum, why an angel is a good source of capital and why and how to keep your angel happy after you cash the cheque. FREE  @ TEC Edmonton Main Floor, 10230 Jasper Ave  www.tecedmonton.com

Tues May 7 10 to 11:30am  Things to know before hiring an Interior Designer or Commercial Contractor Free @ ATB Entrepreneur Centre 4234 Calgary Trail NW www.atbentrepreneurcentre.com

Wed May 8 11am to 1pm Mayor’s State of the City 2019 promises to be a big year for the city given the provincial and federal elections, massive infrastructure projects, the City’s first four-year budget and the new Vision 2050 strategic plan $89 each @ Edmonton Convention Centre 9797 Jasper Ave www.edmontonchamber.com

Thurs May 9 11am to 2pm Exclusive Event!  Postmedia Solutions is bringing Facebook to Edmonton! Gain valuable business, marketing and advertising insights from one of the leading Facebook experts in Canada. $30 register for limited seating @ Rec Room South Edmonton Common  www.adclubedm.com

Thurs May 9 4:30 to 7pm Multi-Business Mixer & Trade Show Edmonton Inn & Conference Centre 11834 Kingsway Ave www.yegba.com

Sat May 11 9am to 4pm 2019 Amazing Race Spruce Grove Travel through the Tri Region area and stop in at local businesses to receive your challenge. The first team to meet all the challenges and complete the race will win a cash prize of $1000.00  Bragging rights will be priceless! Teams of 2 $150 starts in Columbus Park www.sprucegrovechamber.com

Mon May 13 9:30am to 4:30pm ATB Entrepreneur Centre Pop-up Free @ ATB PLACE 10025 Jasper Place www.atbentrepreneurcentre.com

Mon May 13 5:15 to 7:30pm Entrepreneur Centre Pop-up – ATB Place Kickoff Join us for a drink and snacks to connect with entrepreneurs and meet our pop up team before they set up shop. Free @ The Hat Resto Pub 10251 Jasper Ave www.atbentrepreneurcentre.com

Tues May 14 8am to 3:30pm Learning Day: Sparking Solutions a full-day learning event focused on bringing together entrepreneurial thinkers. Tap into the collective brain and experiences of the entrepreneurs around you as we work through challenges and create solutions together.$99 (early bird to Apr 1)  @ Edmonton Expo Centre www.awebusiness.com

Tues May 14 4:30 to 7pm  AWE Awards Reception We will spotlight all of the finalists’ stories and announce the winners of this year’s awards including Emerging Entrepreneur, Emerging Innovator, Upsurge Entrepreneur and Celebration of Achievement Award. Chance to win door prizes $39.@ Edmonton Expo www.awebusiness.com

Wed May 15 8am to 4pm Social Edmonton 2019 Conference with 4 presenters – Calgary based company – latest social media, digital marketing and public relations – watch for location – registration open $149 www.thesocialschool.ca

Thurs May 16 8:30am to 4pm Workshop $199 www.thesocialschool.ca

Wed May 15 10 to 11:30am  Doing Clean Tech Business in China Understand the opportunities and overcome the challenges. TEC Edmonton, ACTia and the Canada China Business Council are pleased to present the first in a monthly series of events in Edmonton connecting Alberta’s entrepreneurs, investors, and leaders in the clean tech sector. $5 includes coffee and snacks @ TEC Edmonton 4th Floor, 10230 Jasper Ave  www.tecedmonton.com

Wed May 15 11:45am to 1:30pm  Business @ Lunch – Presenter: Richard Skermer – President and CEO – Edmonton Airshow will be speaking on The Villeneuve Airport and what impact it will have on our businesses @ The Kinsmen Club of St. Albert 47 Riel Dr $40 Members $50 Non- members www.stalbertchamber.com

Thurs May16 7 to 9am Inspire Breaky Series feature Women of Inspiration who lead, inspire and motivate! They will share their journey, barriers they faced, how they have overcome challenges, and who they lean on for support. Then our floor will be opened for a Q and A as we talk candidly with our speakers about what keeps them up at night, owning the spotlight, and what keeps them motivated! Featured Speaker: Shannon Collins – 2018 Women of Inspiration – Mompreneur $35 @ Grazers Calgary Zoo www.canadianbusinesschicks.com

Fri May 17 5pm 4th Annual Diversity Awards includes a panel discussion on the hiring of foreign trained professionals in Alberta Refreshments / Presentations FREE @ Norquest College 10215 108 Street www.diversitymag.ca

Tues May 21 5:30 to 9pm Beyond Business Networking Event Calling all Entrepreneurs! WE GO BEYOND BUSINESS to bring entertaining & valuable networking & learning experiences!! Theme: Do You Have A Blind Side? $20 Members $35 Non-members @ ProBiz Centre 95 McLeod Avenue Spruce Grove  www.professionalbusinessconnectioncentre.com

Wed May 22 5 to 7pm “Off The Clock” Networking – presentation by Dale Carnegie Training. This event is a must attend for those interested in advancing their networking techniques or learning new tips and tricks! @ Earl’s 11830 Jasper Ave register $25 www.edmontonchamber.com

Thurs May 23 8 to 9am Student Skills Portfolio Breakfast Complimentary continental breakfast provided. Reservation not required to attend the Breakfast Networks. @ Festival Place 100 Festival Way Sherwood Park www.sherwoodparkchamber.com

Thurs May 23 2 to 4pm The 8 Deadly Wastes Traditional accounting measures can mislead you in making decisions that affect your business. Free @ ATB Entrepreneur Centre 4234 Calgary Trail NW www.atbentrepreneurcentre.com

Thurs May 23 3:45 to 6pm Presenter: Shaheel Hooda is the Managing Director of Sproutfund which invests in seed and early-stage companies with Series A funding potential. The fund leverages the collective experience of its Limited Partners to select and accelerate high-potential technology companies. 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

Thurs May 23 5 to 7:30pm Business After Hours Join us for summer drinks and nibbles. Learn more about our community programs and events, including our Rental and Sales program. Craft a masterpiece in our Art Nook and watch a live pottery throwing demonstration  @ St. Albert Art Gallery 19 Perron Street www.stalbertchamber.com

Tues May 28 2 to 4pm Emotional Intelligence for Executives, Influencers and Owners Free @ ATB Entrepreneur Centre 4234 Calgary Trail NW www.atbentrepreneurcentre.com

Wed May 29 5 to 7pm Taste of NEBA Can’t decide on where to go for a bite to eat? No need to decide on one – satisfy your tastebuds at a one stop shop event @ McLEOD Windows & Doors 15311 128 Ave FREE www.neba.ca

May 29 to July 3 Trade Accelerator Program – TAP is a dynamic, hands-on six-week workshop for small to medium-sized enterprises, providing essential knowledge, resources and coaching to scale up, develop and execute an export plan. Application Deadline May 27 @ www.edmontonchamber.com

Thurs May 30 7am to 5pm Annual Chamber Golf Tournament – shotgun start at 8am BBQ Lunch and prizes to follow @ Sandpiper Golf & Country Club $185 Non-member www.stalbertchamber.com

Thurs May 30 5 to 7pm Meet The Maker: Town Square Brewing Co. Nothing connects people like sharing great conversation over a refreshingly cold pint of beer. Join us for an opportunity to brew new business connections @ 2919 Ellwood Dr $35 incl flight of four beers – register www.edmontonchamber.com

May 30 to June 2 Black Gold Trade Fair & Farmers Market / Leduc Black Gold Pro Rodeo The trade fair features 116 booths, beer gardens, food vendors and live entertainment on the Main Stage. www.blackgoldrodeo.com/trade-fair

Fri May 31 11:30am to 1pm 2019 May Luncheon + Annual General Meeting including Annual RCMP Crime + Statistics Update@ Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Edmonton Airport: 1100 4 Street Nisku, AB $40 Non-members www.leduc-chamber.com

May 31-June 1 Edmonton Craft Beer Festival Sample delicious food from some of Edmonton’s best restaurants, take in all the entertainment, 500+ beers from 100+ breweries, and so many innovative destinations within the festival, your biggest challenge will be deciding where to start. With a range of ciders, meads, and other beverages to go with the beers and spirits – there really is something for everyone.$20 before Apr 30 @ Edmonton Expo Centre  www.albertabeerfestivals.com

Sat June 1 / Sun June 2 noon to 4:30pm  Eco-Solar Home Tour will have 24 homes in Edmonton and 11 in Calgary (June 9) that showcase  best examples of energy-efficient ideas to discover how you can take steps to reduce your gas, electricity and water use, save money and lower your environmental footprint! Looking for volunteers to help on tour day or to help with the organizing from now until tour day – sign up on the website.  www.ecosolar.ca

Tues June 4 8am Shotgun Start West Edmonton Business Association (WeBA) Golf Tournament 18 hole Texas Scramble $150 Member $190 Non-member (before Apr 19) @ The Ranch Golf & Country Club  www.weba.org

Tues June 4 10 to 11:30am Commercial Space Utilization Free @ ATB Entrepreneur Centre 4234 Calgary Trail NW www.atbentrepreneurcentre.com

June 4-6 Western Manufacturing Technology Show Top manufacturers in Western Canada attend looking for new ideas, solutions and suppliers to help them gain a competitive edge. @ Expo Centre Edmonton www.wmts.ca

Wed June 5 5 to 7pm Business On The Rocks: Workplace Culture. Kevin Booth, GM of Grand Villa Casino will host a presentation on Workplace Culture: What is it, Why it Matters and How to Define it.  During his presentation we invite you to take notes as you explore the importance of workplace culture and learn helpful tips and tricks for your own workplace. Accelerate your networking by pairing it with a fantastic corporate learning opportunity. $35 @ Atlas Steak & Fish, Starlight Casino West Edmtn Mall reserve www.edmontonchamber.com

Thurs June 6 7:30am to 4pm 10th Annual Networking Golf Tournament @ Cougar Creek Golf Course west of Stony Plain $165 before May 6  www.sprucegrovechamber.com

Wed June 12 7am to 4pm  Sherwood Park Chamber Annual Golf Tournament tba @ Broadmoor Golf Course 2100 Oak Drive Sherwood Park www.sherwoodparkchamber.com

Thurs June 13 8:30am to 4pm 50th Annual Golf Tournament Members only $235 @ The Quarry Edmonton 945 167 Ave www.edmontonchamber.com

Thurs June 13 7:30am to 4:30pm  Lead With Purpose – Leadership Conference proceeds in support of The Nest Foundation which empowers women to rebuild their lives with courage, confidence commitment and integrity through education, mentorship and wellness. www.thenestfoundation.org  $197 early bird @ Winsport – Calgary Olympic Park  www.canadianbusinesschicks.com

Sat June 15 2 to 10pm 2019 Tri a Taste – Your Regional Food Fair Tri-a-Taste offers many great food choices, beer and wine tasting, entertainment, children’s activities, a Beer Tent and a Family Street Dance. Food and Liquor tickets @ Columbus Park www.sprucegrovechamber.com

Sat June 15 5pm The Angels Anonymous Connection Annual Fundraiser Dinner / Live and Silent Auction / Are you able to supply an auction item to market your business? Contact Jim Spiers. Purpose is to fulfill dreams for terminally ill adults. Tickets are only $100 @ Fantasyland Hotel www.angelsanonymous.org

Thurs June 20 7am breakfast 9am Shotgun Start Chamber Golf Tournament fore fun Texas Scramble $160 @ Leduc Golf & Country Club 5725 Black Gold Dr Leduc www.leduc-chamber.com

Thurs June 20 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

Tues June 25  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)  @ Microbusiness Training Centre  www.biznetedmonton.com

Thurs June 27 5 to 7pm EBA June Mixer Here comes the sun and patio season.  Join us at the Sawmill Prime Rib & Steak House for great food and as always great people. 4810 Calgary Trail $10 Non Members www.yegba.com

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