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Edmonton Career Fair & Training Expo

August 09, 2016 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

This event is the perfect opportunity for employers, training colleges and prospective job seekers to meet face-to-face and find the right fit. Free Admission

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Edmonton Career Fair & Training Expo

August 09, 2016 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

This event is the perfect opportunity for employers, training colleges and prospective job seekers to meet face-to-face and find the right fit.

Free Admission

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Edmonton Marathon 2016 | Sports Expo

August 20, 2016 to August 21, 2016

The 2016 Edmonton Marathon Family Festival Weekend kicks off August 20-21 and we hope you’ll join us for the 25th running of one of Alberta’s best road races. Registration numbers climbed last year once the word was out about the course re-design, with over 4,000 participants over race weekend. The energy of a downtown Start/ Finish Line has generated a lot of excitement with more spectators, an increase in volunteer involvement and a better experience for runners.

Join us at the world class Shaw Conference Centre downtown and get ready to take in the City and River Valley views, runs through beautiful established neighborhoods, and enjoy the thrill of running down Jasper Avenue as the crowds cheer you on!

The Edmonton Marathon Family Festival Weekend includes a 42.2km Marathon Run/Walk, 21.1km Half Marathon Run/Walk, 10km Run/Walk, 5km Run/Walk and an ABC Kids Activity Center and Fun Run. This Event draws national attention as it is a certified Boston Marathon Qualifier for 2017.

We look forward to welcoming you to one of Western Canada’s flattest courses with fast times, a well organized event, and amenities that are first-class at our Free Sports Expo inside the Shaw Conference Centre.

Get motivational advice from John Stanton, renowned author and founder of the Running Room. Join John, the Running Room and your Pace Bunnies at the Shaw Conference Centre on Saturday, August 20th for a 3 km walk or run to ease any pre-event nervous tension and then stay for refreshments.

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KO Boxing

September 09, 2016

More details and ticket info to come.

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FEASTival of Fine Chefs

September 14, 2016

Join us at the FEASTival of Fine Chefs - the ultimate gourmet dining experience!

Treat yourself to a lavish evening with a multi-course dinner prepared by some of the finest and most creative chefs Edmonton has to offer.

As well as satisfying your gourmet tastes, you will also be supporting the Stan Ballard Endowment Fund through a silent auction held throughout the evening.

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BJ Electric Presents: Current Connection - Alberta Electrical Tradeshow & Conference

September 21, 2016 to September 22, 2016

Learn about the best electrical techniques and tools that will give you the leading edge in your industry. With over 36 vendors, 35 booths and a variety of educational seminars, you don't want to miss this great event!

Topics Include:
Efficient and innovative lighting fixtures and accessories
Cutting edge tools for the electrical industry
Seminars on lighting, lighting controls and more

September 21st & 22nd from 10am - 6pm
Attendance is FREE so register today!

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Etsy Made In Canada

September 24, 2016 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

We are honoured to partner with Etsy Canada for the third year in this one of a kind cross Canada partnership. Harnessing the powerful branding of Etsy, and using our already in place marketing and recognition from On the Spot Pop Ups we are expanding this year to SHAW CONFERENCE CENTRE.

This means more room for maker’s booths, more room for strollers and shopping, live music, local groups and more.

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Canadian Ecotoxicity Workshop 2016

September 25, 2016 to September 28, 2016

Formerly known as the Aquatic Toxicity Workshop (ATW), CEW is Canada’s predominant annual meeting in the field of ecological toxicology and related disciplines. It provides the opportunity to share information on current and emerging topics of regional, national and international importance related to contaminants in ecosystems, both aquatic and terrestrial. Participants include students, academics, government scientists and regulators, environmental consultants and industry representatives.
The theme of the 2016 CEW is “planning for uncertainty“. Information regarding registration and abstract submission dates and a call for session chairs will follow in the coming months.

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Study and Go Abroad Fair

September 25, 2016

The Study and Go Abroad Fair will feature:
• Top-ranked universities from around the world
• Undergrad and postgrad degree programs
• Gap Year options
• Work abroad, volunteering, internships and language travel
• Scholarship tips and info
• Free seminars starting one hour before the fair opens
• Your chance to win an Air Canada flight to anywhere in the world in our Grand Prize Draw
• Free copy of Canadian Student Magazine
• Free admission

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Northwest Dental Expo 2016

September 30, 2016

This year's expo is entitled Connect. Our attendance in 2015 was over 1800. We look forward to seeing you in September.

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AUMA Convention & AMSC Trade Show

October 05, 2016 to October 07, 2016

The Alberta Urban Municipalities Association represents urban municipalities including cities, towns, villages, summer villages and specialized municipalities and more than 85% of Albertans. It is a dynamic and evolving association, advocating the interests of members to the provincial and federal orders of government and other stakeholders.

The Alberta Municipal Services Corporation is a solutions-based company, successfully delivering innovative services to municipalities, municipally related organizations, and their employees for more than 40 years.

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Alan Alda - Getting Beyond a Blind Date With Science

October 06, 2016 5:00 PM to 9:30 PM

The Department of Medicine is excited to have Mr. Alan Alda present the 2016 E. Garner King Memorial Lecture, encompassed within a dinner event showcasing the research in our department. This will be a ticketed event open to the public and Alan Alda fans.

Cocktail Reception: 5:00 - 6:00 PM
Dinner and Department of Medicine Showcase: 6:00 - 7:30 PM
Alan Alda Talk: 7:30 - 8:30 PM
VIP Mix & Mingle (optional tickets purchased separately) 8:30 PM - 9:30 PM

To purchase tickets visit: www.med.ualberta.ca/departments/medicine/alda
For more information contact Andrea Cliff at 780 248 2003 or by email at andrea.cliff@ualberta.ca

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Tegan and Sara

October 08, 2016

Tegan and Sara’s Love You To Death, is the latest sonic chapter in a celebrated 17-year career that has seen them build an avid global following of fans and fellow musicians alike. General admission, all ages show.

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Alberta Union of Provincial Employees - 2016 Convention

October 13, 2016 to October 15, 2016

The 40th Annual Convention will be held 13-15 October 2016 at the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton. Registration will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2016.

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Career, Education and Settlement Immigrant Fair

October 19, 2016 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM

New to Canada? Canadian Immigrant magazine’s signature Career, Education & Settlement Immigrant Fair is coming to Edmonton, Oct., 19, 2016, at the Shaw Conference Centre, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. In association with IELTS Canada - British Council, this free expo for immigrants includes a tradeshow featuring immigrant service providers, educational institutes and recruiters, along with expert speaker presentations, a hands-on resume clinic and more!

To learn more about the fair, see www.canadianimmigrant.ca/careerfair/Edmonton

To learn about exhibiting or sponsorship opportunities, contact Alla Gordeeva at alla@canadianimmigrant.ca or 778-558-3397

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2016 Alberta Association of Optometrists Conference

October 20, 2016 to October 22, 2016

The mission of the Alberta Association of Optometrists is to promote excellence in the practice of optometry, to enhance public recognition of optometry as the primary vision care provider in Alberta, and to advance the interests of the profession

AAO promotes optometry and eye health care through advocacy.
AAO encourages and facilitates optometrists to practice to the highest level of their education.
AAO provides valuable support and leadership to its members in all modes of practice.
AAO engages in clear and effective communication with members, stakeholders and the public.

The AAO offers many resources for the public to educate and inform about Optometry and eye health issues.

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Our Lady Peace and I Mother Earth

October 20, 2016

Canadian rock icons Our Lady Peace and I Mother Earth return to the Shaw Conference Centre with special guest the Standstills on October 20. Tickets on-sale June 24 at 10 a.m.

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Hope International Development Agency's 2016 Film Premiere & Dinner

October 22, 2016

Have Dinner With Us and Help Change the World

Far too many Ethiopians are forced to drink water gathered from filthy ponds, stagnant streams, and contaminated hand-dug pits. Prolonged drought has made the situation even more challenging. HOPE International Development Agency is continuing to tackle the water crisis in Ethiopia and we need your help.

Have dinner with us and help thousands of Ethiopians drink their first cup of clean water.

Join us for a wonderful meal, the company of friends, auctions, great music, a short feature film, and an important opportunity to transform lives in Ethiopia through your giving.

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Homeless Connect Edmonton

October 23, 2016

On one day, at one location, Homeless Connect Edmonton works with guests experiencing homelessness or at risk of becoming homeless to access essential and dignity-enhancing services. Our guests have the opportunity to create genuine connections within the community, sharing their stories with volunteers and building relationships with representatives from various community organizations that they can carry on after the event. Homeward Trust coordinates Homeless Connect Edmonton through collaboration with Edmonton Economic Development, Shaw Conference Centre, and community leaders representing various sector organizations and agencies.

To volunteer or donate, go to http://www.homelessconnectyeg.com/

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Syncrude Presents Fashion with Compassion

October 27, 2016

Fashion with Compassion is the annual signature fundraiser for Compassion House Foundation, in support of Sorrentino's Compassion House. The event attracts over 1400 guests annually, helping us make a statement about our critical role in the healing journey of women fighting breast cancer.

We look forward to seeing you on October 27th! More info will become available soon.

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Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival

November 04, 2016 to November 05, 2016

The Rocky Mountain Wine & Food Festival is the largest and most exciting wine and food event in Alberta. The Festival offers a chance to sample an extensive variety of wine, scotch, import beer and premium spirits, along with gourmet food samples from local restaurants and hotels.

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Denim & Diamonds Gala

November 05, 2016

Presented by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, The 25th Annual Denim & Diamonds Gala is a high energy, premiere celebration; complete with live and silent auction, local celebrity, and fine dining. Our entertainment this year will be provided by local comedian Andrew Grose.

Cocktails at 5:30 pm
Dinner at 7:00 pm
Dress: Semi-Formal

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15th Annual Health and Safety Conference and Trade Fair

November 07, 2016 to November 08, 2016

The Health and Safety Conference Society of Alberta is proud to host its 15th Annual Health and Safety Conference and Trade Fair.

This conference attracts a wide range of exhibitors, facilitates high profile Keynote and Blockbuster speakers, and provides delegates a diverse and valued choice of session topics. The conference focuses on working together in occupational health and safety and provides current information relevant to any industry.

The 15th Annual Health and Safety Conference and Trade Fair will be held at the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton, AB on November 7 & 8, 2016. The purpose of the Trade Fair is to showcase products and services that are of interest to the conference delegates.

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2016 Indigenous Innovation Summit

November 07, 2016 to November 09, 2016

Join us in Edmonton for the 2016 Indigenous Innovation Summit. More information to come!

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National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon

November 10, 2016

National Philanthropy Day (NPD) is an annual awards luncheon held to honour and recognize those who contribute their time, talents, financial support and other resources to Edmonton’s philanthropic organizations. The Annual National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon gives The Association of Fundraising Professionals an opportunity to say "Thank You" and collectively express their appreciation by recognizing individuals, corporations, foundations and fundraisers for their time, talent and dedication to the spirit of giving.

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21st Annual Helicopter Association of Canada Convention and Trade Show

November 11, 2016 to November 13, 2016

"Bringing the Industry Together"
The largest annual gathering of the Canadian helicopter industry including Operators, Maintenance, Manufacturers and suppliers of goods and services to the Canadian helicopter marketplace. This is an industry function, delegate registration is required

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Festival of Trees

November 23, 2016 to November 27, 2016

The Festival of Trees is an annual holiday celebration, decorated by Edmonton’s community spirit and philanthropic passion. Over the last 30 years, the Festival of Trees has raised $16.5 million for critically important causes at the University of Alberta Hospital, the Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute and the Kaye Edmonton Clinic.

More information to come!

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Break Forth Canada

January 27, 2017 to January 29, 2017

Break Forth Canada is the country's largest church-equipping and renewal conference. Now in its 20th year, this conference has inspired and resourced thousands to serve and lead in churches and communities across Canada. Hearts have been refreshed and passion renewed. Many have come to know Jesus in life-changing ways.

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