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Scaleup Funding Lunch & Learn: Going Global

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Terrace View Room - Global Business Centre

5th Floor - 120 8 Ave SE

Calgary, AB T2G 0K6

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Are you ready to scale your business across borders?

Join us for this lunch and learn to find out how you can leverage government funding and expertise to grow your business into a globally competitive player.

This introductory level session will highlight the eligibility requirements and application process for funding programs available to Alberta companies looking to expand internationally from CanExport, Alberta Innovates and Export Development Canada.

Agenda

  • 11:30 am - Arrive, eat lunch & network

  • 11:55 am - Presentation kick-off by Startup Calgary & Calgary Economic Development

  • 12:00 pm - Presentation by CanExport

  • 12:15 pm - Presentation by Alberta Innovates

  • 12:30 pm - Presentation by Export Development Canada

  • 12:45 pm - Q & A

  • 1:00 pm - Wrap-up & optional networking

Speakers

Deryl Williams, Global Partnerships at Alberta Innovates

Deryl is currently the Manager of Global Partnerships at Alberta Innovates. Global Partnerships works with Alberta SMEs through ever expanding programs for technology development and technology demonstration. Deryl has over 25 years’ direct experience of doing business in twenty countries in industries that include telecommunications, IT, and oil & gas services. Now, with Alberta Innovates, Deryl provides advise and coaching to companies involved in our current programs.

Shaun Naidu, Account Manager at Export Development Canada

There are a lot of fears and risks commonly associated with exporting - that’s where Export Development Canada comes in. Shaun assists companies with financing, insurance (to reduce the risk of doing business abroad), and provides export knowledge to help them align for success. He is passionate about helping companies overcome barriers and succeed abroad and brings a wealth of knowledge from his past experience in Commercial Banking.

Lauren MacLennan, Trade Commissioner at Global Affairs Canada

Lauren is responsible for assisting companies in the sustainable technology sector. A rotational officer, Lauren has previously completed assignments in Vancouver, Australia, New Zealand, and Ottawa. Originally from Alberta, she is excited to be home and looks forward to assisting companies in the Prairies and Northwest Territories region to reach their international business development goals.


Directions to Terrace View Room

The Terrace View Room is located on the fifth floor of the Global Business Centre. The Global Business Centre is located at the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre.

Directions:

Please enter through the North Calgary TELUS Convention Centre lobby (located at 136 8th Ave SE) , turn left at the customer service desk. From the customer service desk you will walk to the right of the escalator and walk straight ahead to the elevator on the right hand side. Take the elevator to the fifth floor to reach the Terrace View Room.

Directions from the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre Parkade:
The Calgary Parking Authority runs a 433-stall underground parkade (Lot 60) at the Calgary TELUS Convention Centre (located at 727 – 1st Street SE). From the parkade you will take the elevator to the lobby. Once off the elevator, turn right and walk around the customer service desk. From the customer service desk you will walk to the right of the escalator and walk straight ahead to the elevator on the right hand side. Take the elevator to the fifth floor to reach the Terrace View Room.

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5th Floor - 120 8 Ave SE

Calgary, AB T2G 0K6

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