Upcoming Events


Sunday, October 20, 2019 (All day) to Saturday, October 26, 2019 (All day)


Small Business Week is a national celebration of Canadian entrepreneurs and their contribution to Canada’s economy.

Events held during the week bring together entrepreneurs—and prospective entrepreneurs—with the goal of providing them with opportunities to learn, network, share ideas and socialize with their peers.

Local Events happening across Alberta 

Fox Creek 

Small Business Week - Gala Evening
Date: October 18, 2019
Time: 5:30pm
Location: Fox Creek Community Hall
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Grande Prairie

2019 BDC Small Business Week Women in Business Lunch
Date: October 22, 2019
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM MDT
Location: Holiday Inn & Suites Grande Prairie Conference Centre

2019 BDC Small Business Week Lunch with Rotary
Date: October 23, 2019
Time: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM MDT
Location: Paradise Inn and Conference Centre

2019 BDC Small Business Week Awards of Distinction
Date: October 24, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM MDT
Location: Four Points by Sheraton 



Community Futures Small Business Week
Date: October 24, 2019
Time: 2:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: Green Square Working Space at 221 Pembina Avenue
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Business of the Year Awards - 2019
Date: Thursday Oct 17, 2019
Time: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM 
Location: Coast Hotel & Conference Centre
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Workshop - Craig Elias - Finding the Perfect Customer
Date: October 17, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM 

VIP Champagne Social For Business Excellence Nominees.
Date: October 21, 2019
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM 

Business Panel Breakfast
Date: October 22, 2019
Time: 7:00 AM - 9:30 AM 

Emerging Tech - Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things and your Small Business
Date: October 23, 2019
Time: 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM

Business Excellence Awards 2019
Date: October 24, 2019
Time: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM


Slave Lake

"Figuring out Financial Statements" Get to know your basic financial statements, its easier than you think!
Date: October 23rd, 2019
Time: 9 am - 12pm
Location: Community Futures Board room, 229 3 Ave NW #102
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Turner Valley

Advanced Social Media
Date: October 22, 2019 
Time: 7 PM – 9 PM
Location: Sheep River Library



Passing The Torch - Small Business Week Workshop
Date: Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Time: 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Location: Forest Interpretive Centre
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Cutting The Red Tage & Igniting Startup - Small Business Week Workshop
Date: Wednesday, October 23, 2019
Time: 10:00am to 3:30pm
Location: Forest Interpretive Centre
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Managing Business Surplus - Small Business Week Workshop
Date: Thursday, October 24, 2019
Time: 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Location: Forest Interpretive Centre
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Wednesday, October 30, 2019 (All day)

This event fosters innovation to contribute to the improvement of safety and quality of care, connecting health care professionals, entrepreneurs, and community members.

Location: Calgary

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Monday, November 4, 2019 (All day)

The AIC 2019 conference will focus on the increasing impact of artificial intelligence (AI) and robotics on the agri-food sector in Canada.

As the agri-food supply chain evolves, AI and robotics will have a crucial impact on Canada’s agri-food sector’s capacity to adapt, compete and lead.

Panels and presentations at AIC 2019 will focus on understanding the potential and the challenges posed by AI and robotics.

Sessions will explore:

How AI and robotics are changing agri-food;
Trends in the research and development of AI and robotics;
Funding opportunities for research in agriculture;
Successes and challenges in adopting new technologies and how they’ve impacted the sector;
Opportunities for collaboration between sectors; and
What’s next – the future of agriculture in Canada.

Event Location: Saskatoon, SK

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Tuesday, November 5, 2019 (All day)

An international symposium on analysis, nutrition and applications of plant proteins

The AOCS Pulse Science and Technology Forum is a brand new event offered by the American Oil Chemists' Society (AOCS) in cooperation with the Global Pulse Confederation, Protein Highway, Protein Industries Canada and Pulse Canada. The inaugural Pulse Forum will be held November 5-7, 2019, in Toronto, Canada.

As the global population continues to grow, the demand for plant proteins will rise, necessitating rapid developments in the science and technology of alternative proteins, including those sourced from pulse crops. Join your colleagues from around the globe to explore the future of pulses and access the latest knowledge on the analysis, nutrition and applications of plant proteins.

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