Aftermath: What the outcome of the American election means for Canada

Aftermath: What the outcome of the American election means for Canada

📅 November 17th      🕒 11:30 am – 1:30 pm      📍 The Westin Calgary

Within ten days of the American election—and with one of the best perspectives on the planet regarding the realities of Canadian-US relations—the most recent Canadian Ambassador to the United States, Gary Doer, will unpack the aftermath. He'll cover what the outcome will mean for the thousands of Canadian companies already operating in, and those looking to enter, the US market.

Join us for a deep-dive into what the outcome of this election will mean for Canadian-US relations, and the business implications that could follow.

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Business After Hours at Cococo Chocolatiers

[Next week] Business After Hours at Cococo Chocolatiers

📅 November 3rd      🕒 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm      📍 Cococo Chocolatiers

Please note that Business After Hours are members-only events.

At this uniquely interactive event hosted at the little castle-esque chocolaterie on Macleod Trail, Cococo's expert chocolatiers will handcraft a selection of their award-winning creations before your very eyes for you to sample. You will even have the opportunity to design your own chocolate creation by selecting from a variety of popular fillings and decorations.

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Digital tip: The value of paid social media

Digital tip: The value of paid social media

With the decline in organic reach on Facebook, the introduction of an algorithm on Instagram and the real-time nature of Twitter, paid social media has become necessary for many brands to amplify content to the right audiences, at the right time, with the right message.

When you invest in paid social, you benefit from things like having complete control over the ad / format, high-level targeting, optimization abilities, tracking, and measurement. Check out this article from the Social Times for a breakdown of the benefits of organic vs paid social activity by platform:


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Chamber Member: Desa Glass

Chamber Member: Desa Glass

Desa Glass fabricates and installs architectural aluminum products for a variety of structural and aesthetic demands. The company also provides innovative glazing solutions for the new and retrofit construction markets.

Desa has the in-house capability to design, engineer, develop, test, and manufacture products for the most complex building envelope systems. With a dedication to innovation, they consistently seek to integrate new technologies into their processes in order to better meet the evolving needs of their clients.

Members save time and money with the G Suite

Members save time and money with G Suite

The G Suite gives your business an all-in-one suite to communicate, store and collaborate. Whether you need to work on the go, have more productive meetings or sync projects in realtime, the G Suite help ensure that no matter where your team is, everyone is on the same page.

As a Calgary Chamber member, you can get 20% off your first year of G Suite.


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