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Small to mid-sized business golf tournament

Small to mid-sized business golf tournament

Thursday August 23, 2012
8:30 am Shotgun Start
Springbank Links Golf Club
125 Hackamore Trail

Networking is the name of the game of this golf tournament.

Entrepreneurs and business professionals may come “fore” the golf but they leave with prospective clients, sales leads and business referrals that will help them grow and improve their business. 

Don’t miss out on this chance to link up with other business professionals from small to mid-sized companies.

European debt crisis: A brief primer

European debt crisis: A brief primer

Every week Ben Brunnen, chief economist with the Calgary Chamber, breaks down an ongoing trend in the economy and explains what this development means for business in our city.

This week Brunnen looks at the ongoing debacle that’s the European debt crisis, and explains why this economic crisis continues to threaten the global economy.

Find out what caused the European debt crisis and what needs to be done to get out of this mess.

The global outlook for oil and gas

The global outlook for oil and gas

Wednesday August 15, 2012
11:30 am – 1:15 pm
Westin Hotel Ballroom
320 4 Avenue SW

The International Energy Agency is one of the world’s premier institutes in delivering unbiased and authoritative research into the latest developments in energy markets.

Join us as Maria van der Hoeven, executive director of the International Energy Agency, talks about the outlook for oil and gas markets, and how the current production and supply of shale gas could be a global energy game changer if it is developed properly. 

Buy your ticket today to learn more about the economic outlook for energy markets.

Set and achieve your business goals

Set and achieve your business goals

Wednesday September 19, 2012
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Wednesday September 26, 2012
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Self Connection Books
125, 4611 Bowness Road NW

Setting goals is a vital part in steering your company in the right direction. Unfortunately, figuring out exactly what that right direction is — and the best way to get there — isn’t easy as challenges can derail even the best laid plans.

Join us for the inaugural lunch event in the Street Smarts for Business series as Hamish Knox, owner of a Sandler Training Centre, provides time-tested tips on how to set and achieve your business goals. Some of the areas that Knox will touch on include:

  • How negative head trash prevents people from setting goals and how to overcome these mental blocks
  • How to improve company performance by understanding the goals of your employees, and aligning those objectives with the direction of your business
  • How to create a roadmap that will help you hit your daily, short-term and long-term goals.

Learn how you can make your business more successfully by hitting your goals.

Connect for Lunch

 Connect for Lunch

Wednesday September 12, 2012
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Devry Institute of Technology
2700 3rd Avenue SW

For networking to be effective, you need to meet the right type of people who will grow and connect your business.

That’s where Connect for Lunch comes in. The format for this groundbreaking event differs dramatically from other networking events. Before each event, attendees are encouraged to contact us to tell us about their business, their challenges, and the type of people they’d like to connect with to overcome these problems and grow their business. With this information, we get to work placing people at each attendees table who will meet their networking needs.

As an added bonus, event attendees will be treated to a talk by Ranil Herath, president of the DeVry Institute of Technology, on how to use Linkedin for business networking.

Register for focused business networking at its best.

Save big on auto assurance

Save big on auto assurance

Getting a deal on your auto assurance has never been easier.

As a member of the Calgary Chamber, you can not only get a 20 per cent discount on your auto assurance, but you can combine that deal with other everyday savings available to the public such as the mature driver discount of up to 15 per cent. Simply put, you get all the original rates and discounts available from Lundgren & Young Insurance, and then the additional discounts that come only from being a member of the Calgary Chamber.

Learn how you can take advantage of this offer and start saving money.

Calgary Chamber 2012 Gala

Calgary Chamber 2012 Gala

Friday September 14, 2012
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
TELUS Spark Science Centre
220 St. Georges Drive NE

Alchemy is the Chamber’s newest event experience at TELUS Spark. And it’s all about The Mix.

You’ll connect with business leaders from all sectors in an environment designed to get you to move, mix and mingle. We’ll mix your senses with food and drink that toy with sight, smell and taste. The room will come alive with a mix of classical, contemporary and conceptual entertainment.

Our guest speaker, former Harvard teacher and bestselling author Shawn Achor will offer insights into the how the right mix of positivity in your life can improve your business performance.

Be a part of the most interesting, challenging and inspiring evening yet to be staged in Calgary. Be a part of the mix, at Alchemy.

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