Action Through Connection
Greetings!

Tell us some good news!

The Airdrie Chamber of Commerce is looking to promote informative and positive events/business opportunities in a weekly email for our valued members.

Let us know how your organization is finding innovative and creative ways to continue serving your community during this difficult time.

If you are offering an event or service that our membership could benefit from and that you would like highlighted in our weekly update, contact events@airdriechamber.ab.ca with your information or call Marilyne Aalhus, Executive Director for the Chamber at 587-707-9357 to discuss.
 
Sincerely,

Your Airdrie Chamber of Commerce
Leading During a Crisis & Switching to Remote Work
For many, the state of the workplace has changed dramatically due to the Covid-19 virus. Now more than ever, there is no responsibility more important in an organization than leading its people. Leaders will set the tone for how successfully teams are able to navigate this crisis. In these sessions, we will share best practices for leading through a crisis and managing a newly remote team.


Tuesday, April 7, 2020 @ 11:00 AM EST
How to start selling online
Are you looking to move your business online and get selling online?

We are going to guide you through the different options available when selling online. You will take a deep-dive into setting up an online store on a popular, easy-to-use platform. 
 
This webinar is perfect for retail businesses, restaurants and cafes who need to find a way of selling to customers who are not able to visit their stores.
 
From selling gift cards to loyal customers to offering your full store inventory, we got you covered. 


Tuesday, April 7, 2020 @ 10:00 AM
Legal best practices during COVID-19
Join lawyers, Julia Loney (Business Law) and Gordana Ivanovic (Employment & Labour) from McMillan LLP’s Calgary office as they help navigate Alberta business challenges and provide practical solutions for mitigating risk.


Tuesday, April 7 @ 11:00 AM
Digital communications in the age of COVID-19
In the era of physical distancing, communicating with customers has taken on a whole new importance – and challenge. Customers we previously interacted with in-person have moved online, and now all communication must flow through digital channels. 

Join Mhairi Petrovic, founder of and social media/e-mail marketing ininstructor, and learn the key steps you need to consider when creating your strategy.


Tuesday, April 7, 2020 @ 2:00 PM
Managing cash flow in crisis
Mark Shields, Business Link Strategist, will discuss ways to balance your cash flow in an effort to reduce damage to your business in times of crisis. His presentation will follow with a question and answer session. 


Wednesday, April 8, 2020 @ 2:00 PM
Pushing Your Business Through the Pandemic
There’s no handbook for business owners on how to handle the current crisis. Join our free webinar, designed specifically to help small business owner navigate these uncharted waters. Learn how to communicate with your customers through this crisis, get tips on managing your teams remotely, and learn digital strategies you can use to stay connected to your clientele.


Thursday, April 9, 2020 @ 9:00 AM
Navigating This New Normal
We are seeing things, experiencing things and feeling things that none of us ever thought we would. Join Suze Casey for a complimentary online event where you'll get a quick overview of how your mind works, and how you can get it working with you so you can be RESPONSIVE (instead or reactive), CALM (instead of chaotic), SOLID (instead of struggling), FOCUSED (instead of fearful). 


Monday, April 20, 2020 @ 12:00 PM
A guide to successful email marketing for small business
Email marketing is one of the best investments a small business can make. It’s easy and cost effective to set up, drives conversions and delivers your message directly to your subscribers.  

Understand the steps to plan an effective email marketing strategy, to build campaigns that engage your target audience via their inbox, and to ultimately grow your business. Join Mhairi Perovic, Out-Smarts Marketing as she delivers an action plan to kick-start your email marketing. 


Tuesday, April 21, 2020 @ 1:00 PM
How to dominate the first page of Google without paying for ads
When more than 90% of customers use search engines like Google when making buying decisions and 40% of searches on Google have a local intent, it is clear that customers want to find the specific product or service in their local area!

Join Bassem Ghali, Canadian Entrepreneur of the Year Award Winner and CEO of Green Lotus Digital Marketing Firm, to learn if search engine optimization is a necessity for any online marketing strategy.


Thursday, April 23, 2020 @ 10:00 AM
#Here4YYC
Business resource webinar series
Tune into upcoming webinars and listen to previously recorded webinars from the Calgary Chamber. 


Ongoing webinar series
Business Opportunities to Check Out
BringMeBasics

BringMeBasics is an e-commerce website that connects you with local businesses by facilitating the online purchase of essential items. BringMeBasics lets you order, pay for and arrange delivery products you need online while maintaining social distancing protocols.

Shopify

Selling online with your own e commerce website has never been easier or faster. Impress your customers with a beautiful store by setting up your store in minutes and bringing your brand to life.

Shop Local Airdrie

Check out the Shop Local: Airdire Facebook page in effort to support local businesses. This group is a positive environment for Airdrie businesses to advertise for free, customers to give positive reviews and citizens of Airdrie to find local options for their needs.

Airdrie Chamber of Commerce
102, 150 Edwards Way NW
Airdrie, AB T4B 4B9
403. 948.4412