Event

Event Information:

  • Sat
    07
    Apr
    2018

    2018 Western Canada Innovation & Entrepreneurship Roadshow Opening Ceremony

    2:30 pm - 5:00 pmBMO Forum, Haskayne School of Business, University of Calgary

    CCCA Innovation & Entrepreneurship Roadshow (CCCA Roadshow) was well received in the Calgary Chinese community since its debut in 2017. It is a platform for entrepreneurs across Western Canada to showcase their business ideas. The event has draw attention from different sectors in Calgary.

    In 2018, CCCA will bring you an enhanced Roadshow program. CCCA is collaborating with University of Calgary Haskayne School of Business to achieve the goal of merging the university resource with the demand from entrepreneurs and beyond. With more involvements from professional business sector and younger generation for the 2018 CCCA Roadshow, the program will be more vibrant and can add more values to local businesses.

    CCCA Roadshow becomes a hub for local entrepreneurs. During the program, CCCA will invite experts with legal, accounting, marketing, and technical background to provide professional training and coaching to help entrepreneurs shape their business ideas, optimize their business plans, and improve their roadshow presentation skills. 2018 CCCA Roadshow will evolve into a diversified and multicultural event. An additional feature of the event is that, the finale winner will receive the grand prize of $2,018.

    CCCA Roadshow is a series events throughout the year. The finale is scheduled to be held in September 2018. The advertising campaign in March attracted over 3000 readings within a week. CCCA Roadshow continues to call for participants, partners and sponsors.

    Please join us on April 7, 2018 for the CCCA Innovation & Entrepreneurship Roadshow Opening Ceremony. Detail agenda will be released soon.

    Venue: BMO Forum, 3rd floor of Scurfield Hall, Haskayne School of Business, 2500 University Dr NW, Calgary
    Date: April 7, 2018 2:30-5:00pm

    The opening ceremony guests include incubating industry specialists, local and overseas venture capital funds managers, CCCA members and all roadshow participants. Among our honourable guests are representatives from the Consulate General of People’s Republic of China in Calgary and senior managements from Chinese companies and their oversea branches. A strong endorsement from China brings extra benefit in connecting the local business with China’s market and Chinese investment community.

    Agenda

    • 2:30-3:00 Registration
    • 3:00-3:35 Opening Remarks
      • Andy Wu – President of CCCA
      • Lu Xu - Consul general of General Consulate of People’s Republic of China in Calgary
      • Dr. Michael Robinson – Director of CDL Rockies, Haskayne School of Business
      • Le Bo – CEO of Persta Resources Inc.
      • Jason Luan – Former MLA
      • Jun Lin – Candidate for City Council
    • 3:35-4:30 Keynote Speaking
      • Block Chain – Terry Ross (Research and entrepreneurship specialist, Schulich School of Engineering at University of Calgary)
      • Venture story sharing - David Lloyd (CEO and Co-Founder FREDsense Technologies)
        4:30-5:00 Mix and Mingle

    Light refreshment will be served at the ceremony. Free admission to CCCA business members. Individual member can buy ticket at member price of $10. Regular ticket $20.

    • Active CCCA business members: Free (limit: 1), $10 for additional tickets (limit: 4). Please contact us at info@ccca88.ca to confirm your membership status and acquire your ticket. Quantity limited, first come first serve.
    • Active CCCA general members: $10 (limit: 4). Please contact us at info@ccca88.ca to confirm your membership status and acquire payment method/discount code. Quantity limited, first come first serve.
    • Welcome joining CCCA to receive member benefits.
    • Non CCCA member:  $20, ticket purchase link, or pay via e-Transfer®