Small Business Week events

Small Business Week 2017

Companies That Care: Doing Well by Doing Good

This year for Small Business Week, we will be focusing our hosted events around social entrepreneurship in Alberta. We're excited to highlight entrepreneurs dedicated to addressing social, cultural, and environmental issues in our communities across the province.

Join us to:

  • 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.

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

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


Calgary - Monday, October 16th from 5:00pm to 8:00pm @ The Commons

Learn from our panelists: Dave Cree, CMNGD; Garth Johnson, Meticulon; Colin Smith, Green Event Services; Liz Duerholt, Redefin'd

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


Edmonton - Wednesday, October 18th from 5:00pm to 8:00pm @ Yellowhead Brewery

Learn from our panelists: Kori Chillibeck, Earth Group; Meghan Dear, Localize; Jordan Reiniger, Boyle Street Community Services on behalf of Four Directions Financial; Claire Theaker-Brown, Unbelts

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


Partnered Events

Power Up Brooks

Brooks - Friday, October 20th from 8:00am to 5:00pm @ JBS Canada Centre

Power Up! The Alberta Entrepreneur’s Conference brings to rural Alberta an opportunity for startups, small business owners, and expanding operations to find resources and gain information that will energize their ideas into action, or recharge their ambitions to take their enterprises to a new and exciting level.

Click here to register!