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If you had an extra day, what would you do?

Calgary Chamber
100 - 6th Ave SW
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Nearly every day we hear someone protest their lack of time, so for the first iF series event of 2012, we are exploring the question: iF you had an extra day, how would you use it?

Imagine the possibilities of what you might do, or achieve. Would you use it to explore – physically or intellectuality – something you have always wanted to do? Or would you live that extra day like it was your last day – reaching out to make the world a better place?

Join us for another inspiring afternoon of conversations and creativity. 

ABC Series Presents: Shawn Atleo

Shawn Atleo

The Westin Hotel - Ballroom
320 - 4th Ave SW
Thursday, March 1, 2012

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Please join us for the fourth event in our Aboriginal Business Connections Series, “Renewed Relationships for Success,” as we equip businesses and aboriginal communities with the knowledge and tools to build successful working relationships.

Purchase your seat or table.

Taking on the top 10 barriers to Canadian competitiveness

Taking on the top 10 barriers to Canadian competitiveness

Fairmont Palliser Hotel - Alberta Room
133 - 9th Ave SW
Thursday, March 15, 2012

11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.

Perrin Beatty, president and CEO of the Canadian Chamber of Commerce, will discuss the top 10 barriers preventing Canadian business from competing in the global marketplace, and how breaking down those barriers will increase Canadas competitiveness.

Purchase your seat or table.

Tell Calgarians about your business

We’re looking to hear from you – our members – to find out what you do and how the Calgary Chamber has helped you grow and succeed as a business. These short stories can include everything from how attending a Chamber event provided you with the business intelligence needed to solve a business problem, to how a Chamber networking event helped you connect with a new customer that’s benefited your business. 

If you’ve got a good story to share, please contact Jesse Semko at jsemko@calgarychamber.com. This information may be featured on the front page of our newly designed website – which we are now in the process of designing – or some of our other marketing materials scheduled to come out later this year. 

Need qualified foreign workers?

Reeves College
Room 200, 206 - 7th Ave SW
Monday, March 5, 2012

8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Join Pôle emploi international (France), a public sector agency specializing in international employment and mobility, for a presentation on their services that will help recruit the personnel you need, free of charge. Representatives from the Canadian embassies in France and Tunisia will also outline temporary worker and permanent resident programs.

Call 403-802-0880, ext. 109 or e-mail carol.genest@lecdea.ca to get information or RSVP.

Nominate a Leader of Tomorrow for 2012

Every year Business in Calgary magazine recognizes people in the business community who have contributed to making Calgary the great city that it is, through their personal integrity, business initiatives, community involvement and philanthropic activities. These individuals are owners and managers of successful private and public companies based in Calgary, and are the primary people responsible for the performance of their employees and company direction.

If you know someone who fits this profile, nominate them today as a Leader of Tomorrow. The winners will be profiled in the July issue of Business in Calgary.

Nominate someone today

It’s Everybody’s Business: Alberta Communities Take Action to Reduce Suicide

Hotel Arts
119 - 12th Ave SW  

Wednesday, March 7th and Thursday, March 8th, 2012

Mr. Bill Wilkerson Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO of the Global Business and Economic Roundtable on Addiction and Mental Health will share ideas on how to focus suicide prevention efforts in the workplace. Mr. Wilkerson will launch the suicide prevention recommendations from the Mental Health Roundtable report at the Symposium.

Register for the two day symposium.