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Friday, May 26

Jumpstart your LinkedIn Profile

Location: Ranchmen’s Club
Address: 710 – 13 Avenue SW
Time: 9:00 am to 11:30 am

LinkedIn expert, Michelle Peavy, is bringing her seminar to Calgary.  Learn tips and tricks for job seekers, sales and business professionals, how to get recruiters’ attention, increase the number of connections and much more.

Cost: : $97.00 (USD)

Register at:  https://michellepeavy.lpages.co/jumpstart-my-linkedin-profile-workshop-calgary-may-26-2017/

For further information contact:  Michelle@rimipv.com

Monday, May 29

Breakfast roundtable Calgary Monday May 29th: investing en France and CETA

Location: Centennial Place, West Tower
Address: Suite 2110, 250 – 5th St.
Time: 7:30 AM

What to Expect:
• Meet the Consul General of France, M. Jean-Christophe Fleury, and Patrick Imbert, Director Business France in Canada, to learn more about new economic developments in France and how CETA will be a game-changer.
• Exchange with Canadian entrepreneurs to hear how they grew their business through investing in France.
• Get advice from the Business France agency on the first steps to develop your activity in France.

Cost: Free

To register: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/investing-in-france-breakfast-economic-opportunities-for-canadian-businesses-tickets-34216760251?aff=es2

Monday, May 29

SEO On-Page Optimization For Your Website: Ranking Basics

Location: Microsoft Inside Chinook Mall
Address: 6455 Macleod Trail Southwest
Time: 6:00 PM

Get your website optimized. Learn simple SEO On-Page optimization that you can apply right away to your website to improve google leads and visibility. Get the important On-page SEO check list that you can refer to over time. Getting your website to the first page of google starts here!

Plan to attend this awesome opportunity to learn it once and for all. You will learn:
*Title tag- the right way
*Meta description
*Robot tag
*One of the best SEO plugin for On-Site Optimization
See you then.

Cost: Free

For more info contact: Maryann Nduagu at maryann@topleadsclients.com or (403) 455-4855

Tuesday, May 30

Power Networking

Address:  239 – 10 Avenue SE
Time:  9:00 am to 11:30 am

Learn the difference between selling and influencing. It is an ideal opportunity for new or small business owners and candidates in career transition to optimize their networking skills.

Cost: $195

Register at:  https://powernetworking053017.eventbrite.ca

Website: www.catherinebrownlee.com

For further information contact:  catherine@catherinebrownlee.com

Tuesday, May 30

Inner Critic to Inner Coach

Location: Four Points by Sheraton Hotel & Suites Calgary West
Address: 8220 Bowridge Cres NW
Time: 7:00 PM

If you are sick and tired of the same old same old…it is time to get that Inner Critic under control.
Have you been beating yourself up and putting yourself down? Are you ready to shift your life into something way better? Join us for this complimentary evening!
If you are a coach and would like some new tools in your toolkit, join us!

Cost: Free

Register at http://www.Critic2Coach.ca and use Activation Code 897 or just pop in that evening. Registration opens at 6:30.

Wednesday, May 31

2017 TEC Canada Panel Event: Culture as a Driver of Success

Location: Calgary Petroleum Club
Address: 319 5 Ave SW (2nd Floor Devonian Room)
Time: 7:30 AM

Join TEC Canada and ACG Calgary for a networking breakfast and expert panel discussion on how Culture Drives Success. Moderated by TEC Canada Chair Lorna Johnston, this event will provide insight on how culture can make or break your business. Gain a deeper understanding of the cultural factors that move you toward your corporate goals and those that prevent your company from realizing its full potential.

Cost: $50 for non-TEC members

For more information contact: Catrinel Popescu at

Wednesday, May 31

Take advantage of local SEO

Location: Kayak Online Marketing
Address: 4014 Macleod Trail SE #318
Time: 11:30 AM

Local SEO isn’t about ignoring potential customers in other areas – it’s about making the most of the opportunities that are right in front of you. Join us as we go over how to make local your strategic advantage.

Cost: $20 (includes lunch)

Register: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/take-advantage-of-local-seo-tickets-32963003230

Monday, June 5

2017 ONWARD Summit

Location: BMO Centre
Address: 20 Roundup Way SW
Time: Monday, June 5, 2017 – 1:00pm to Tuesday, June 6, 2017 – 12:00pm

Discover cutting-edge ideas that will move your business forward and keep you one step ahead. The ONWARD Summit is two half-day sessions that bring together some of the smartest minds in business, innovation, technology and global trends.

Learn how to adapt your business to the changing economy by applying leading strategies in productivity, innovation and new market expansion. Get ready to challenge everything.

Cost: Tier 1 ticket: $199.00 – This is the first batch of tickets available (and the cheapest). Go ahead, be an early adopter.

(Tier 2 ticket: $299.00) – Tier 2 tickets are available when Tier 1 sells out. PS: The only difference between the two is price.

For more info and to register visit: http://www.calgarychamber.com/interact/events/chamber-event/2017-onward-summit

Wednesday, June 7

Free HR Professional Development Event in Calgary

Location: Delta Hotel Calgary South Centre
Address: 135 Southland Dr SE
Time: 2:30 – 5:00 pm & 5:30 – 8:00 pm

HRPA Members, Guests and Students!! Join us June 7th at the Delta Hotels Calgary South Center for two FREE Events, bring a guest or your whole HR Dept! Both Sessions are CPD approved 2-Hours each. Space is limited so register now.

Christopher McNelly: 2:30-5 PM Event Register Here:
Sarah McVanel-Viney: 5:30-8 PM Event Register Here: http://ow.ly/ECgQ30bYFHR

Check out our full Alberta HR Professional Developm​ent Calendar for our future events: http://ow.ly/v64r30c1qnO

Cost: free

Thursday, June 8

COLLABORATE Small Business Conference

Location: Holiday Inn Calgary Macleod Trail South
Address: 4206 Macleod Trail
Time: 9:00am – 3:30pm

Join us Thursday, June 8th for an incredible day of business focused speakers, excellent networking opportunities and some game changing ideas that will help move your business to a whole new level!

We have arranged an all star line up of speakers to help you GROW AND STREAMLINE YOUR BUSINESS. Regardless of your industry you will enjoy some fresh perspectives on issues such as digital marketing strategies, sales techniques and tips to improve your efficiency (to get more sales!) and even learn valuable strategies for managing the PSYCHOLOGY and inner mental battles that are often faced by entrepreneurs.
Our speakers will be covering the following topics in this event which is ONE DAY ONLY.

Early Bird Tickets:  $67 (100 available before May 29th)
Regular Price: $97 (On sale from May 29th – June 6th)

This event is sponsored by:
– COLLABORATE Mastermind Networking Inc. www.MastermindNetworking.ca
– The Better Business Bureau (BBB)         www.bbb.org/calgary
– eXmerce           www.exmerce.ca
– Biz Assist           www.bizassistyyc.com

July, September, October

Still North Retreat Co.

Location: A Northern Boreal Retreat July 24-27
A Kootenay Mountain Retreat September 13 -17
A West Coast Retreat coming October 2017
(International Retreats coming 2018)

From the vast landscape of the Prairies, to small communities of the Kootenay Mountains, to the West Coastal Islands, we host experiences for you to slow down and reconnect.

For complete details including costs please visit. https://stillnorthretreatco.com/

Email  stillnorthretreatco@gmail.com