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Welcome to our new Chamber members!

When an organization joins the Calgary Chamber, it becomes involved and engaged in a way that goes beyond most memberships. Our members belong. And so we would like to extend a hearty welcome to our new Chamber members from July 2015. We can't wait to help you grow your business.

RWA Management Consulting   MKT Communications
National Bank of Canada   Moos Healthy Food
Office Move Pro   Ames Construction
Coffin Law Office   Impact Consulting
Nylus Systems Corp.   Juice Evolution Inc.
Compugen   Ryan Murphy Construction
Deckview Glass & Railing   Country Auto Sales & Service
Alberta Beer Festivals   Minaris Bookkeeping Plus
EnCogito   Maison Senior Living
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Brenda Andress: Game changing leadership

Brenda Andress: Game changing leadership

Wednesday, September 16, 2015
11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Fairmont Palliser
133 9th Avenue SW

In challenging economic times, changing the game in your organization or industry becomes vital to keeping your company competitive. But what does it take to be a game changing leader?

The visionary leadership and passion of Brenda Andress, Founder and Commissioner of the Canadian Women's Hockey League, has helped carve a career pathway for women in a male-dominated world of professional hockey. As one of Canada’s most iconic female trailblazers, Andress will share her inspirational story of building the world’s first female hockey league from the ground up, and how it has helped reshaped both the professional sports and business worlds.

Join us for the latest installment of our Business of Sport event series, and learn what it takes to be a game changer.

Support small business in your community with a Small Business Week Calgary Award nomination

Support small business in your community with a Small Business Week Calgary Award nomination

Every year we shine a light on the vibrant community of small but mighty business owners in our city with the Small Business Week Calgary Awards and Expo. Help us celebrate these unsung heroes by letting us know who you think should be recognized for their valiant efforts.

Currently we are accepting nominations and applications for businesses that are doing incredible things. Finalists will be selected by a panel of industry expert judges, and for most award categories, will then be voted on by the public.

Small Business Week in Canada was founded by our official partner the Business Development Bank of Canada, and is powered locally by ATB Business.

Head to SmallBusinessWeekCalgary.com to nominate your favourite small business today!

Ron Mannix: The case for ethical leadership

Ron Mannix: The case for ethical leadership

Wednesday, September 9, 2015
11:30 am – 1:30 pm

Hyatt Regency Calgary
700 Centre Street SE

This year’s recipient of the Distinguished Business Leader Award, and founder, chairman and director of Coril Holdings Ltd, Mr. Ron Mannix will deliver an inspiring talk on the positive outcomes and lasting impact ethical leadership can have in our businesses and community.

Mr. Mannix will discuss the importance of valuing employees in order to build a successful business, how to meet and exceed career goals even in challenging economic times and will share his story of how he got to where he is today.

Join the Haskayne School of Business and the Calgary Chamber for an engaging conversation with one of Calgary’s most prominent business leaders.

Afternoon coffee with member services

Afternoon coffee with member services

Tuesday, August 11, 2015
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Tea Factory
1820 4th Street SW

Are you curious about a Calgary Chamber membership? Join us after work on Tuesday afternoon for a coffee to explore how joining the Chamber can benefit you and your business.

At this new edition of our classic weekly info session hosted by our membership team, you can learn about what the Chamber does, Business Savings Programs, educational Chamber 101s, our business advocacy work plus our calendar of networking events held throughout the year.

Stop in and discover why prominent business organizations and small businesses alike have found they belong at the Chamber.

15 social media templates to help you work smarter

15 social media templates to help you work smarter

While social media can be one of the most beneficial marketing activities you engage in for your business, it can also become one of the most time consuming. To ensure you get the highest return on your time investment, use a set of tools that can help you streamline efficiency and effortlessly show value. 

One of the simplest tools to have in your social media arsenal is a good set of templates. These can include a well-built social media report, an editorial calendar, a social media strategy document, and a customer chat template. 

Check out this handy list of free downloadable templates to help make your business' social media efforts more effective. 

Business After Hours at BMO Seton

Business After Hours at BMO Seton

Thursday, August 27, 2015
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

BMO Financial Group  Seton branch
618, 19489 Seton Crescent SE

Are you looking to network and build relationships with businesses in south Calgary? The next edition of Business After Hours can help you do just that. As summer draws to a close, we’ll head to the newly opened Bank of Montreal in the heart south Calgary’s growing mini-downtown: the Seton Urban District.

Come check out one of Calgary’s most up and coming commercial and residential communities, while building a rapport with some of the city’s finest business professionals. Not only will the networking be some of the best time you put into growing your business this summer, there’s an array of fantastic prizes to be won just for stepping through the door.

Please note that Business After Hours are members-only events. If you are not a Calgary Chamber member, please contact us at membership@calgarychamber.com.

Join us for our first after-hours networking in the heart of south Calgary.

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Last chance to apply for the Alberta Export Awards

Last chance to apply for the Alberta Export Awards

The Alberta Export Awards are the province’s most prestigious awards paying tribute to the innovative approaches and contributions of Alberta export companies from all regions of the province, as well as those individuals who create these success stories. 

As an Alberta Export Award winner, your business gains an independent endorsement of your expertise, positioning the company as an industry leader. 

The application deadline has been extended to August 31 - don't miss your chance to be recognized as an industry leader and apply today! 

Only a few tickets remain for Fast-Growth Champions: Calgary’s rockstar entrepreneurs

Only a few tickets remain for Fast-Growth Champions: Calgary’s rockstar entrepreneurs

Tuesday, August 11, 2015
5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Commonwealth Bar & Stage
733 10th Avenue SW

Fast-Growth Champions, one of our most popular event series is back, and better than ever. Join us for an after work beer as we welcome a rockstar panel of some of the most interesting and sought-after entrepreneurs in Calgary.

In an open and honest conversation emceed by Fiasco Gelato's Chief Idea Officer, James Boettcher, these big names in small business will share how they took their company from good to great, and some of the challenges they had to overcome along the way.

Rockstar entrepreneurs

  • Shannon Bowen-Smed, President & CEO, Bowen Workforce Solutions Inc.
  • Justin Bobier, Owner and President, Crystal Creek Homes
  • Sebastian Sztabzyb, owner, Phil & Sebastian Coffee Roasters

Don't miss this tremendous evening with Calgary's rockstar entrepreneurs.

Chamber Member: Grey Eagle Resort and Casino

Chamber Member: Grey Eagle Resort and Casino

In 2007, the Tsuu T’ina Nation opened the Grey Eagle Casino just outside city limits and in 2014, completed the addition of a 4.5 star hotel with 178 rooms.

Now known as the Grey Eagle Resort and Casino, it has grown to become one of our city's entertainment destinations and is located on the Tsuu T’ina First Nation in Calgary. They offer guests professionally conducted, exciting entertainment in a unique environment.

Learn more at GreyEagleCasino.ca

Members get exclusive discounts with UPS

Members get exclusive discounts with UPS

As a Calgary Chamber member you can take advantage of exclusive discounts on UPS small package shipments, brokerage and freight shipments. Whether you send one package a week or 50, you save right from the start. No minimums. No hassle.

Save 30% on UPS small package shipments or when it comes to heavyweight shipments, the savings start at 75%.

Learn more about how you can benefit from these great savings from UPS.

Community Leaders

Suncor, TELUS and Nexen

These Prestige members have shown a substantial and unwavering commitment to supporting the work of the Calgary Chamber. We thank our Prestige members: Suncor, TELUS and Nexen for helping to make Calgary a better place to live and work for all.

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