Six events Alberta entrepreneurs should know about in March

March 4, 2019 ATB Financial

Whether you’re a “wantrepreneur” with the beginnings of a business idea or an established business owner, there’s no overstating the importance of continuous education, networking and relationship-building to your success.

That’s why we’ve handpicked a number of entrepreneur-focused events across Alberta. From networking events to pitch competitions, we’ve highlighted some of the best events for entrepreneurs throughout Alberta.

Weber Academy Breakfast Series

Date: March 5, 7:30 – 9:30am
Location: Webber Academy (1515 93 St SW, Calgary)
Perfect for: Aspiring entrepreneurs or anyone who wants to know what it takes to start a business. Local entrepreneurs, including Fiasco Gelato’s James Boettcher and Rosso Coffee Roaster’s Cole Torrode, will share their insights and knowledge about starting a business in a panel discussion.
Learn more: Email ATB’s Tara Tanchak to snag your spot.

Business Link Indigenous Summits

Date: March 5, 12 – 4pm (Conklin) and March 6, 10am – 2pm (Fort McKay)
Locations: Conklin Multiplex (244 Northland Dr, Conklin) and Father Begin Community Hall (Fort McKay)
Perfect for: Indigenous entrepreneurs looking to network
Learn more: https://businesslink.ca/events

ACE Class Toast Event Series

Dates: March 19 (Calgary) and March (Edmonton), 7:30 – 9am
Locations: The Branch for Arts and Culture (102 8 Ave SW, Calgary & 9804 Jasper Avenue Edmonton)
Perfect for: Women in Calgary and Edmonton looking to network, connect with and support each other through honest conversations about business, life and personal growth. The third volume of the Toast Event Series features a panel discussion on self-esteem and body image.
Learn more: https://www.theaceclass.com/event-posts

ATB BoostR x Blush Lane Stage

Date: March 19, 5 – 8pm
Location: Ol’ Beautiful (1103 12 St SE) and Festival Hall (1215 10 Ave SE) in Calgary Perfect for: Everyone! Four Alberta-based entrepreneurs will pitch their business idea to a live audience, Dragons Den style.
Learn more: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/atb-boostr-x-blush-lane-stage-yyc-tickets-55294582585

The Struggle is Real

Dates: March 21, 5 – 7:30pm
Location: Lethbridge Entrepreneur Centre, (719 4 Ave S #170)
Perfect for: Entrepreneurs and business owners. Join us as we hear from Vicky Vanden Hoek, Owner of Honkers Pub, Blaine Emelson, Co-Founder of Bridge Bud Supply and Linnden King, CEO of Urban Cowgirl about some of their first celebratory experiences and what the road was really like to get there.
Learn more: https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/thestruggleyql-celebrating-firsts-tickets-57233091718

EMERGE Webinar Summit

Date: March 23rd, 2019
Location: Wherever you are
Perfect for: Emerging entrepreneurs. Whether you've started your business or it’s still a concept written down on a napkin, this event is for you. Experts and entrepreneurs will share their insider knowledge on all things start-up including financing, marketing, pitching, sales and social enterprise.

Learn more: www.atb.com/emerge

Looking for more workshops and events? Check out what’s happening across Alberta at our ATB Entrepreneur Centres.

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