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Entrepreneurial Development Conference & Expo Calgary

  • Theatre Junction Grand 608 1 Street Southwest Calgary, AB, T2P 1M7 Canada (map)

Hosted by EDCE

Join your peers at Alberta's #1 business conference, expo, and networking event of the year

EDCE was created to help business owners grow their business. Our 1.5-day event offers valuable insights and exclusive opportunities with over 20 in-depth sessions, workshops, and presentations from top industry experts. We couple this content with an interactive Small Business Expo and 3 one-on-one networking events to give you everything you'll need to address the ever-changing business landscapes.

Regardless of your business's size or age, and whether you're a stakeholder, owner or have a vested interest in your company's success, you're invited to EDCE as it has the resources you need to stay ahead of your competition. Join us at EDCE Calgary on March 3-4, 2018. Alberta's #1 Small Business Event.


This year’s event includes:

  • Growing Your Business in an Economic Downturn
  • Digital Marketing Strategy
  • How to Navigate The Regional Political Climate
  • Email Marketing Strategy for 2018
  • How to Access Growth Capital
  • How to Price & Build Your Business to Sell
  • New Approach to Raising Business Capital
  • Get More Business Leads By Making a Few Simple Changes
  • How to Increase Efficiency with Mobile Technology
  • How to Build a Sustainable Competitive Edge
  • Tips & Tricks from Top Sales Influencers Around the World
  • Increase Revenue With a Few Simple Online Steps
  • Book Signing from Top New York Times Best Seller
  • Challenges and Solutions for Every Stage of Your Business
  • Sales Process You Can Use Over the Phone to Create Immediate Interest
  • ...and much more!

The Speakers

We interview and vet top business experts internationally to deliver high-level education. This year’s event will feature TEDx Speakers, an Emmy Award Winning TV Personality, a Google Mentor, Government Officials, Thought Leaders, Fortune 500 CEO's and many others! 

Bold Sessions

EDCE sessions are designed BY top entrepreneurs, FOR top entrepreneurs. Embark on over 20 seminars and workshops which will sharpen your skills in social media, sales, marketing, funding, and more!

Big Ideas

Discover endless opportunities to meet your next partner or customer at EDCE. Attend one-of-a-kind networking events, interactive workshops, and educational sessions that can help to connect you with other business professionals.

Business Experts

Hand-picked by EDCE, the Service Provider’s exhibit hall offers attendees a highly efficient “one-stop” opportunity to demo the latest products and purchase essential business services.

Our Commitment To Attendees:

Beyond meeting friendly local and international thought leaders who are at the top of their game, here’s what makes EDCE Calgary 2018 unique:

  • Valuable, pitch-free content—the EDCE Trademark.

  • Extensive networking opportunities—you will make priceless professional connections as EDCE is built around 7 hours of networking.

  • First-class experience—Your experience is our highest concern. From the moment you arrive at EDCE, you’ll be welcomed with gifts from sponsors, guided to your seat and through the day. Relax, forget the stresses of life and absorb content from some of the top professionals in their space.

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