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Scaleup Funding Lunch & Learn: Hiring & Job Grants

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Terrace View Room - Global Business Centre

5th Floor - 120 8 Ave SE

Calgary, AB T2G 0K6

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Do you have a rapidly scaling business that is looking to hire within the next year?

Join us for this lunch and learn to find out how you can leverage grants to hire and create jobs you didn’t know you could afford.

This introductory level session will highlight the eligibility requirements and application process for three unique programs available to Alberta companies.


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 Canada-Alberta Job Grant

  • 12:15 pm - Presentation by Digital Skills for Youth Program

  • 12:30 pm - Presentation by Mitacs

  • 12:45 pm - Q&A

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


Featured Programs:

Canada-Alberta Job Grant presented by Karen Blackmur, Workforce Consultant for Alberta Labour, Employer Supports Branch

Employers can apply on behalf of their employee(s) for eligible training costs. Employers are eligible to for reimbursement of two-thirds the cost of employee training, up to $10,000 per trainee. Unemployed trainees are eligible for full training reimbursement, up to $15,000 per trainee. Travel assistance may also be available.

Learn more at https://www.alberta.ca/canada-alberta-job-grant.aspx


Digital Skills for Youth Program (DS4Y) presented by Devika Pandey, Program Coordinator, Digital Skills for Youth Program

If you have less than 100 employees, your organization may be eligible to participate in Digital Skills for Youth, an Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada initiative, providing small businesses with wage subsidies up to $10,500. UCalgary is delivering the DS4Y program across the Prairie Provinces with 80 placements currently available.

Learn more at https://www.ucalgary.ca/careers/ds4y


Mitacs presented by Angelo Nwigwe, Business Development Coordinator

Mitacs connects companies and non for profit organizations with academic researchers for innovative research projects. They support collaborations with all academic disciplines and sectors and provide matching funding to help organizations leverage their research budgets.

Learn more at: https://www.mitacs.ca/en


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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Calgary, AB T2G 0K6

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