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Celebrating Small in a Big Way

Small Business Week 2017

Small business owners are often the unsung heroes of our economy. Join us in celebrating and encouraging our local entrepreneurs during the upcoming Small Business Week held from October 15-21st. According to the 2014 Alberta Small Business Profile, 95% of businesses in Alberta are small. These small businesses are responsible for 35% of all private sector employment, and they contribute to 25% of Alberta’s GDP.


Small Business Week is an annual celebration of entrepreneurship that is hosted by the Rotary Club of Stony PlainStony Plain & District Chamber of CommerceCommunity Futures Capital RegionParkland County & Town of Stony Plain


CultureFWD- Tuesday October 17th at 6:30 PM
Camp’N  Class – 4107 50 Street, Stony Plain

Connect with the creative industry to network and do business. CultureFWD recognizes the creative economy in our region, the positive impact it has and creates a setting to discuss the opportunity for further growth.
No charge to attend
RSVP by Monday October 16 to c.laberge@stonyplain.com

To learn more about past CultureFWD events click here


Business Breakfast with Guest Speaker Blaine LaBonte – Wednesday October 18th at 7 AM
Stony Plain Golf Course- 18 Fairway Drive, Stony Plain

Featuring Blaine LaBonte, Executive Director, Cougar Drilling Solutions, will share his experience as an entrepreneur of an international oilfield service firm expanding into new markets.
RSVP by Monday October 16th to www.stonyplainchamber.ca


Home Based Business Luncheon- Thursday October 19th at 11:30 AM
Pineridge Golf Resort- 53213 Hwy 31, Parkland County

Have you thought about working from home, being your own boss and making your own hours? Or maybe you’ve already taken that leap and you’re wondering how to grow your business from home. Well, you’re not alone! Join us for a lunch and learn to get inspired about running your home-based business.

Featuring Guest Speakers:

Diane Fillinger – Brickbubble

Mike Fillinger – ParaGraphics

Reg Faulkner – Reg Faulkner’s Fine Art Gallery52

RSVP by Monday October 16th to www.stonyplainchamber.ca

Please join us in celebrating Stony Plain’s Small Businesses at one, two or all three of the events being held.


For more information, contact:

Brenda Otto
Manager of Strategic Services
Town of Stony Plain
T: 780.963.8653
E: b.otto@stonyplain.com

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