Companies That Care: Doing Well by Doing Good (YEG)

Celebrate Small Business Week with Business Link!

Join us for Small Business Week as we celebrate social entrepreneurship, highlighting entrepreneurs dedicated to addressing social, cultural, and environmental issues in our community.

  • Get Inspired - Learn from local success stories with a motivational panel discussion and Q&A session.

  • Get Involved - Brainstorm and discuss how to apply practical, innovative, and sustainable approaches to making social change in our community with the help of Omar Yaqub of ALIF Partners and Heather Braid of MacEwan University's Social Innovation Institute.

  • Get Connected - Visit our social entrepreneurship showcase with displays of socially conscious businesses in Edmonton.

  • Get Support - Meet with organizations dedicated to helping your business succeed.

Our Panelists:

  • Kori ChillibeckEarth Group
    Providing food, water, and education to children globally through an agreement with the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP).

  • Meghan DearLocalize
    Helping diverse, social, and ethical products to thrive in retail aisles by creating connections across the food supply chain.

  • Jordan ReinigerBoyle Street Community Services on behalf of Four Directions Financial
    Ensuring Edmontonians who are homeless or living in poverty can open - often for the first time - a bank account with a mainstream financial institution.

  • Claire Theaker-BrownUnbelts
    Certified BCorporation providing progressively-made, no-bulk, jeans-perfecting belts for women of every glorious shape.

We are proud to be champions of social entrepreneurship with the help of Alberta Women EntrepreneursAMAFuturpreneur CanadaNABI CommonsSocial Enterprise Fund, and our venue sponsor Yellowhead Brewery.

Additional Details:

Venue: Yellowhead Brewery
Time: 5PM - 8PM
Tickets: FREE - Your ticket includes appetizers and non-alcoholic beverages. Yellowhead brews are available for purchase.

Celebrate Small Business Week with us! Get your tickets today to learn how YOU can do well by doing good.

Eventbrite - Companies That Care: Doing Well by Doing Good (YEG)

18 Oct 2017 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm Yellowhead Brewery, 10229 105 Street, Edmonton