Global Entrepreneurship Week 2012

Make the most of GEW 2012 by checking out the events in your area

Next week is Global Entrepreneurship Week. If you’re in Edmonton, Startup Edmonton is hosting a number of events along with Junior Achievement and the Entrepreneurs’ Organization. If you’re looking for some advice on growing your small business or startup, or just want to network with other business owners, you might be interested in one of more of these events. The Haskayne School of Business has a competition for student entrepreneurs, and Startup Calgary happens to be hosting a launch party next week as well.

Edmonton

Media Kick-Off: Where Entrepreneurship Starts
Tuesday, November 13, 8:30 am to 9:30 am
Where: Startup Edmonton, 10363 104 Street, 3rd Floor)
Cost: Free

Young Companies Workshop
Tuesday, November 13, 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Where: Startup Edmonton, 10363 104 Street, 3rd Floor
Cost: Unknown
For students/youth

Startup City Luncheon
Wednesday, November 14, 11:30 am to 1 pm
Where: Sutton Place Hotel, 10235 101 Street
Cost: $55 per person

Mercer Warehouse Open House, Meet & Greet
Wednesday, November 14, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Where: Startup Edmonton, 10363 104 Street, 3rd Floor
Cost: Free

Building Blocks Mixer
Wednesday, November 14, 7:30 pm to late
Where: Dewey’s Pub, University of Alberta
Cost: Free

Startup Factory Mini-Conference
Thursday, November 15, 1 pm to 4:30 pm
Where: Startup Edmonton, 10363 104 Street, 3rd Floor
Cost: $40

Launch Party 3
Thursday, November 15, 7 pm to 11 pm
Where: Startup Edmonton, 10363 104 Street, 3rd Floor
Cost: $35

Calgary

Global Entrepreneurship Week Competition
Kick off: Tuesday, November 13, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Semi-finals: Thursday, November 15, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Finals: Friday, November 16, 9:30 am to 8:00 pm
Where: See link for details
For students

Startup Calgary Launch Party 2012
Wednesday, November 14, 6:30 pm to 10 pm
Where: 4825 Mount Royal Gate S.W.
Cost: $40

About Alix Kemp

Alix Kemp is an assistant editor with Alberta Venture. Starting Small is her blog about Alberta's small businesses and startup communities. She can be reached at akemp@albertaventure.com.

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