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Sat12Jan20195:00 pm - 9:30 pmWhite Diamond Conference Center, 130 3 Avenue SE, Calgary, AB
SOLD OUT - 2019 CCCA Annual Gala and Calgary Chinese Entrepreneur of the Year Award Ceremony
Canada China Commercial Association (CCCA) is hosting its 2019 Annual Gala and the Calgary Chinese Entrepreneur of the Year Award Ceremony at the The White Diamond Conference Center (130 3 AVE SE) on the evening of January 12, 2019.
CCCA board invites you to join over 200 distinguish guests from local business and education communities, as well as representatives from Chinese embassy and local government for an informative and fun night, filled with ample networking opportunities.
The Gala features two keynotes speakers:
2019 Outlook - Todd Hirsch, Chief Economist of ATB Financial
Todd Hirsch is a well known name in Calgary. For over 20 years, he has worked as an economist at numerous organizations including the Canadian Pacific Railway, the Canada West Foundation and the Bank of Canada. For almost a decade, Todd taught economics at the University of Calgary. He released his third, Spiders in Space: Successfully Adapting to Unwanted Change in 2017.
Todd holds a BA Honours in Economics from the University of Alberta and an MA in Economics from the University of Calgary. Todd provides economic commentary for many Canadian media outlets. He has served on the University of Calgary Board of Governors and is the chair of the Calgary Arts Academy. He also serves on the board of the Glenbow Museum.
CN CanaPux Innovative Transportation Solution for Heavy Crude Oil – James Auld, Senior Manager, Petroleum & Chemicals Marketing, Canadian National Railway Company (CN)
James Auld has been working on CN’s strategic initiatives since 2013. In 2018, Mr. Auld joined CN’s Petroleum and Chemicals business unit to advance the CanaPux project. Prior to joining CN, Mr. Auld spent over 26 years in the oil and gas sector focused on midstream assets and has held key roles in marketing, trading, operations and business development. In addition to his strategic development work, he is an Energy Subject Matter Expert for CN.
Mr. Auld holds an MBA from Nova Southeastern University and a Bachelor of Science in computer science from the University of Calgary. He also completed a Strategic Leadership Certificate from the University of British Columbia, and CN's Railroad MBA program.
Calgary Chinese Entrepreneur of the Year
As a business association, CCCA will not miss any opportunity to recognize Chinese entrepreneurs that are working so hard under this tough environment. Once again at the Gala, one entrepreneur will be awarded as the Calgary Chinese Entrepreneur of the Year. Everyone is waiting anxiously to meet this year’s winner and hear his/her story.
- 5:00 – 5:30pm: Registration
- 5:30 – 6:00pm: Opening Remarks
- 6:00 – 7:00pm: Keynote Speeches
- 7:00 – 8:00pm: 3 Course Dinner
- 8:00 – 9:30pm: Networking, Lucky Draw (Grand Prize: Huawei Smartphone, iPad)
- Non-member: $68, (Sold out)
- CCCA General Member: $48, (Sold out)
- CCCA Business Member: $38, (Sold out)
We welcome nomination for the Calgary Chinese Entrepreneur of the Year. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
There are sponsorship opportunities for the event. Please contact email@example.com for sponsorship package.
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Canada China Commercial Association (CCCA) proudly presents the 2017 Western Canada Innovation and Entrepreneurship Roadshow (“The Roadshow”). A series events to walk the venture entrepreneurs through all training sessions. The finale is scheduled to be in November, 2017. A cash reward of $1,688 to be offered to the winner.
Please join us on July 18, 2017 evening for a CCCA Roadshow event. The event is a good mix of training seminar of business plan drafting and an introduction of Canadian Intellectual Property.
Part 1: How to write a winning business plan? Topic to be presented by ATB Financial Tony Chu and his colleague.
Nearly all business experts agree that to have a good business plan is critical for an venture business to sell your business idea. It is also a good management tool once the business gains its ground.
A good business plan help to formulate your idea and evaluate your business. Tony and his colleague is going to bring his expertise to address the important elements and tips of business plan drafting.
Part 2: An introduction of Canadian Intellectual Property - Brought it to you by Dr. Morgan Guo from Innovate Calgary.
To protect Intellectual property is critical to protect innovation. It is our pleasure to have Dr. Morgan Guo from Innovate Calgary to address the intellectual property topic in Canada.
Morgan Guo is the Intellectual Property Manager - Life Sciences, she works with University of Calgary researchers to manage intellectual property and commercialization of new discoveries in agricultural and life sciences.
Dr. Guo's previous experience includes working as the Technology Transfer Manager at the University of Lethbridge on research partnership building, early stage technology development and commercialization. She has provided consulting services to various small businesses in Southern Alberta on intellectual property strategy. In addition, Dr. Guo also worked for Monsanto as breeding and logistic specialist.
Dr. Guo received her PhD in Physiological and Molecular Biology from the University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign and was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory.
The event also provides a great networking opportunity to all venture entrepreneurs, we have invited professors from university and financial industry experts to share their knowledge and experience.
- Non Members: $20
- General Members: $10
- Enterprise Members: Fee, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to receive your ticket
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