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Friday, September 22

The Gathering

NEW Location: The Eden Nightclub
Address: 111 – 7 Avenue SW
Time: After 4:30 pm

A great opportunity to network with industry professionals. Registration is not required.

Cost: Free

Website: www.catherinebrownlee.com


Wednesday, September 27

Instagram Profits 2017

Location: Online
Time: Start 9.30am (Eastern Standard)

As with my previous session in July, the number of attendees is strictly limited – so book today to avoid disappointment. This will be a great workshop for you to learn how to use Instagram ‘properly’ to Get More Customers.

As with my previous session in July, the number of attendees is strictly limited –
so book today to avoid disappointment.

Cost: Early Bird Tickets are just $47.00, momentarily reduced from $77.00

To find out more and book on to the Masterclass today, please head on over
to: http://www.JasonSquires-Courses.com


Wednesday, September 27

Business Traffic Exposed: Drive Instant Website Traffic

Location: Microsoft Store Chinook Centre
Address: 6455 MacLeod Trail SW
Time: 6:00 PM

When it comes to the long-term traffic potential of marketing strategies, SEO will usually offer you the biggest return on your investment-ROI. However, there are times when we consider the temporal need for instant traffic. In this networking meeting, 3 ways to get instant traffic will be shared along with the pros and cons.Win a professional standard marketing video for your brand {details at the event}. See you there! Register on Eventbrite or call.

Cost: Free

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/business-traffic-exposed-drive-instant-website-traffic-tickets-36916536354

Contact Maryann Nduagu at (403) 455-4855


Wednesday, September 27

Flying Things: Intersection of Research & Commercilization

Location: SAIT Technology Demo Hall
Address: 4th floor, Aldred Centre
1301 – 16 Ave NW
Time: 8:30 AM

Learn about Alberta-based advancements with global impact in aerospace and UAVs. Tyler Hrynyk, University of Alberta: first cube satellite built in Alberta and launched recently from ISS.
Dr. Alex Ramirez-Serrano, 4Front Robotics: fast transitional drone systems. Dr. Ken Whitehead, SAIT: practical applications for UAV systems.

Cost: $40 general or livestream, $25 students

More info: astech.ca


Wednesday, September 27

Website Optimization for Small Business

Location: Cult Collective LP.
Address: 1025 10 Street Southeast
Time: 1:30 PM

If you want to increase your searchability, build more trust with Google, and generate more leads your website needs to be properly optimized. Join brand logic marketing on September 27th for a free 2-hour workshop, designed specifically for small businesses.

You will learn:
The strategies & tactics to optimize your own website for searchability
On-page SEO tactics that actually work!
How to leverage your website to gain more customers
We can promise you one thing: This fun and fast-paced session will have you looking at your website in a whole new way. Reserve your spot today!

Cost: Free

Register here: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/website-optimization-for-small-business-september-tickets-36680362953


Thursday, September 28

The eXmerce Fall Barter Social

Location: China Rose Restaurant
Address: 228 28 St SE
Time: 6:00 PM

The eXmerce Fall Barter Social is here!
If you want to network with other Calgary business owners and learn more about barter, this event is for you!
Bring lots of business cards as this will be a great opportunity for you to network with other business owners. We will have draw prizes and appetizers as well!

Cost: $10

RSVP by calling 403.451.9245 or e-mail clientcare@exmerce.com


Thursday, September 28

Connecting Capital and Opportunity

Location: Privest Wealth Management
Address: 404, 2303 – 4th Street SW
Time: 6:00 PM

Whether you are a successful entrepreneur, a wealthy retiree, an established professional, starting a family, we have something for you! Come and join us for a glass of fine wine and appetizers
while we explain you an investment opportunity. In this short half hour presentation, featuring Intelife Income Fund, we hope to peak your interest and will touch base on all pillars of the investing in Private Capital Market.

Please RSVP to larisa@privest.ca or 403-690-1077


Thursday, September 28

Essential Components of Crisis Communications

Location: Macleod Place II, Calgary
Address: Suite 514, 5940 MacLeod Trail SW
Time: 10:30 am

Crisis Communications refers to the effort taken by a company to communicate with the public and various stakeholders when a negative event occurs. It can also refer to the efforts institutions make to inform the public of a potential hazard, such as a natural disaster or severe accident. In our digital world, bad news travels fast and is far reaching, and it’s critical for your organization to prepare for an inevitable crisis. You’ll leave this workshop with an understanding of the importance of developing a crisis communications checklist for your business.

Cost: Free

For more info contact: Jennifer Beatty at jennifer@alchemycommunications.ca


Thursday, October 19

2017 Small Business Calgary Conference

Location: BMO Centre – Hall C
Address: 20 Roundup Way SW
Time: 8:30 am – 9:30 pm

Amazing things happen when entrepreneurs get together, and that’s what Small Business Week is all about. This year the highlight of the week is a full-day conference with a dazzling Expo, a phenomenal keynote speaker, interactive deep learning sessions, and the famous Awards show.

We call it the Small Business Calgary Conference, it’s a part of BDC’s national celebration of Small Business Week, and it’s the biggest conference of its kind in Canada.

Cost: $20 – $1,199

Click here for more info: https://www.calgarychamber.com/interact/events/chamber-event/2017-small-business-calgary-conference