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Celebrating Small in a Big Way

Small Business Week 2018

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 14-20th. 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 16th at 6:30 PM
Carvel Electric – #101, 1 Goertz Ave, 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 15 to culture@stonyplain.com

To learn more about past CultureFWD events click here

Business Breakfast with Guest Speaker Dan Duckering – Wednesday October 17th at 7 AM
Family Connection Centre- 5600 50 Street, Stony Plain

Featuring Dan Duckering, President, Fuel Wise Ltd, will speak to leadership being an inside job, and that the discipline and drive inside of you must push you ahead of the pack or you will never lead. The drive to be a leader has little to do with your role or title, and intentional actions are the only way to ensure success in life, in business, and at home.

RSVP by Monday October 15th to www.stonyplainchamber.ca

Doing Business with all levels of Government Lunch + Learn – Thursday October 18th at 11:30 AM
KC’s Restaurant & Lounge- 4600 48 Street, Stony Plain

Has your business thought about working with different levels of government but doesn’t know how? Come to this Lunch + Learn to explore the ins and outs about the procurement processes with different levels of government.


Featuring Guest Speakers:

Lauri Latour
Administrative Officer, Office of Small and Medium Enterprises
Public Services and Procurement Canada, Government of Canada


Chelle Busch
Acting Director, Procurement Transformation
Procurement Services, Service Alberta, Government of Alberta


Lucie Geczi

Workforce Consultant

Ministry of Labour, Government of Alberta


To be Announced – Town of Stony Plain


To be Announced – Parkland County


RSVP by Monday October 15th 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:

Shawn McCauley

Economic Development Officer
Town of Stony Plain
T: 780.963.8022
E: s.mccauley@stonyplain.com

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