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Category: Small Business Week

Celebrating Calgary’s Small Business

Despite the roller coaster of the economy, inflation, unemployment stats, Mergers & Acquisitions, post-pandemic rebounds and quirky broadsides like business new normals, small and mid-size enterprises (SMEs) continue as the

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Small but mighty

Calgary’s entrepreneurial spirit is set be celebrated next month as the Calgary Chamber joins the community at large to celebrate small business owners who are making lasting impacts in our

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Recognizing Calgary Small Business

Small Business Week (SBW) in Calgary is a celebration, inspiration and much-deserved recognition. The annual celebration, inspiration, recognition – and reminder that despite all the complex bizspeak about the economy

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It’s a small world

“Small business isn’t for the faint of heart. It’s for the brave, the patient and the persistent. It’s for the overcomer.” – Unknown Through labour shortages and high energy costs,

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Calgary’s Small Business Success

There is no official textbook definition, although there are lots of misleading and faulty clichés and mom-and-pop stereotypes. But it is informally and widely acknowledged that “small business” is often

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Resiliency is the Key

Wikipedia says it best! “re·sil·ient /rəˈzilyənt/ able to withstand or recover quickly from difficult conditions.” It is the story of business—particularly small business—in Calgary. Although big business usually gets the

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Boosting Small Business

It’s an undisputable business fact: small businesses are critical to Calgary’s economy. While perceptions continue to change, references to “small business” can be misleading. The biggest faux pas: small businesses

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Celebrating Small Business

It’s harmless, unintentional and unfortunate but the public perception of “small business” is a misleading stereotype.   The misinformed cliché consciously or unconsciously doesn’t take “small business” as seriously as

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The Small Business Boom

It’s a frustrating stereotype but it’s getting much, much better. “Small business” is no longer a cynical negative. On the contrary! “Small business” has become a dynamic source of pride

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The Big Impact of Small Business

“Small businesses are the engines of job creation in Calgary,” says Manjit Minhas, the respected Calgary business leader, Canadian entrepreneur, co-founder and CEO of Minhas Breweries, a Dragons’ Den judge

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