Actions and Detail Panel
Innovating for Shared Prosperity
Thu, 27 April 2017, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM MDT
Join us for an inspiring evening of learning and networking with Calgary's leading social entrepreneurs
Innovating for Shared Prosperity will inspire and connect Calgary's social entrepreneurs to accelerate their important work. The evening will kick off with exhibits and mingling at 5:00 pm.
At 6:00 pm we'll move into the ballroom for dinner and a keynote presentation by City of Calgary city manager, Jeff Fielding, who will share the ways in which Calgary is supporting innovation and creating a resilient local economy.
Following Jeff's presentation, six local changemakers will showcase how their initiatives are building thriving communities, creating good jobs, and doing business differently. At 7:00 pm you'll hear from:
Sean Crump, Universal Access
Hannah Cree, CMNGD
Alexi Davis, Prospect
Mitch Thomson, Olds Institute
Kyle Stretch, Local Investing YYC
Patti Pon, Calgary Arts Development
At 8:00 pm we'll begin our World Café dialogue, helping you connect with presenters and other guests to identify opportunities to collaborate to advance the new economy.
This event is a must for anyone leading a mission-driven business, social enterprise or cooperative. Come prepared to be informed and energized, to share your own ideas and identify opportunities to collaborate with like-minded social entrepreneurs!
Innovating for Shared Prosperity is a preview of EconoUs2017 - the national community economic development conference that will take place in Calgary from September 13-15.
Ticket price includes a buffet dinner. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten free options will be available.
A limited number of subsidized tickets are available courtesy of our table sponsors. If you are a student or are living on a low income, please email email@example.com for a discount code to use at checkout.
Innovating for Shared Prosperity is sponsored by Hotel Blackfoot, Momentum, North Hill Centre, and Thrive. Bullfrogpowered with 100% green energy.
In partnership with Universal Access, REAP has performed a basic evaluation of Hotel Blackfoot's lobby and ballroom to ensure that it is inclusive and can accommodate all guests and their basic needs. We appreciate all feedback helping us ensure that all guests feel comfortable and welcome. Please feel free to reach out to Fiona at firstname.lastname@example.org with any comments, concerns, or questions.