Lethbridge Entrepreneur News

 

Pro Plant Care prides itself on being community minded. We participate in multiple community events, donate our time and our funds to community causes. We offer this page as a community connection page to all things entrepreneurial.

 

What's New | Tradeshows 
Membership-based Business Networking/Groups | Information on Running a Business

 

What's New?


Has your business had its "FACELIFT"?
Statistics say businesses should change with the times every 5-8 years. Look at your décor in your entry, reception, showroom and offices. How is your "look" holding up? Stuck in the 80's?
Lethbridge's Business Facelift Design Team is here to the rescue! The "Facelift Team" is providing an information session. Learn from the experts.

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Tradeshows:

 Chamber of Commerce Mix & Minglewww.LethbridgeChamber.com 3 times a year, held at one of the local hotels. $45/table for members. $55 for non-members.

 Lethbridge Exhibitionwww.ExhibitionPark.ca They hold several different Tradeshows a year, such as the Home and Garden.


Membership-based Business Networking Groups:

BNI – Windy City – It is a non-compete group. Meet every Tuesday at 7am. Held at Sandman Hotel. It is a referral group, everything is tracked. I was a member for a couple of years and can recommend it.  http://www.bnisalberta.ca/index.asp - Member's Site

Rotary International has 4 clubs in Lethbridge.

Pro Plant Care belongs to the original one, Rotary Club of Lethbridge meets every Monday @ noon at the Lodge. Attendance is 65%. It has about 110 members I think about 80 show up every Monday a super friendly group.  You can come with me anytime; I try to make it every week.  http://www.clubrunner.ca/Portal/Home.aspx?accountid=964  Other Rotary Clubs:

Chamber of Commercelots of committees and networking opportunities. I have been a member since 2003. They are one of my clients. We won Small Business of the Year ‘09-’10. (800 small businesses in this area with under 11 employees and been in business for more than 3 years).  403-327-1586   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   www.lethbridgechamber.com

Junior Chamber International – Membership-based nonprofit organization of 200,000 young people ages 18 to 40 in 5,000 communities and more than 100 countries around the world. Each JCI Member shares the belief that in order to create lasting positive change, we must improve ourselves and the world around us. We seek targeted solutions to the unique problems in our communities to build a better world, creating global impact. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. www.jcilethbridge.com

The Original Lethbridge Breakfast Club – Wednesdays at Streetside 7:30am. $45/month – There are 50 members. It is non-compete as well. 75% attendance. www.olbbc.com

Lethbridge Breakfast Club – Wednesdays at Treats on Mayor Magrath at 7:30am. http://clearlycranbrook.com/index.html - Around 30 members.


 

Information on Running a Business:

WOW Communications & Training - (403) 3290179. Why take the time away from business to go to expensive conferences and workshops? Consider taking an online course in business, sales and marketing. Courses are inexpensive at $2.99 for under 5 minutes, $4.99 for under 10 minutes and $9.99 for over 10 minutes. Course are delivered in a video or audio format through any Internet connected device. https://wowcommunications.ca/store

AWE – Alberta Women Entrepreneurs - 1-800-713-3558   www.awebusiness.com    Petro Fina Building 610, 736 – 8th Ave. SW Calgary, AB  T2P 1H4. Offer loans, seminars, etc.  Government funded work in conjunction with Community Futures here in Lethbridge.

Community Futures – 403-320-6044 www.cflethbridge.com 2626 South Parkside Dr. S. Lethbridge, AB  T1K 0C4. Offer loans, business plans, consultants. Free noon hour video conferencing seminars that are fabulous. Government funded.

execuserv plus inc. - (403) 320-5604 www.execuservplus.com  1003 - 4 Ave. S. Leth., AB  T1J 0P7. Offer Entrepreneurial Program with potential of government sponsorship for anyone not currently employed. They do offer training for those people who would like to purchase by the course.

BDC – (403) 382-3115 www.bdc.ca  520 - 5 Ave. S. Lethbridge  T1J 0T8. They have a consultants on staff that can do Business Plans, HR Manuals, Marketing, etc.

 

Pro Plant Care offers this page as a public service, we are not responsible for these groups or contacts or the changing of addresses and/or contact information. If you experience a broken link or an error, please Google that organization for any updates that may have happened since we implemented this page.