July 18: July Networking Event for Video Creators — Media Lab YYC, which is run by Kyle Marshall of Assumptions, is hosting a networking event for video creators at the Upper Deck Public House in Calgary. Discuss what you're working on, find people to help with your project, or find your next great collaborator.
July 23: Podcast talk on The Homestretch — Karen Unland of the Alberta Podcast Network and That's a Thing?! will be making podcast recommendations on CBC Calgary's drive-home show throughout the summer. Catch her chat about fiction podcasts at about 3:35 p.m.
July 24: Wolf Pack Edmonton Talks Lone Wolves — Join German Villegas of Modern Manhood at The Pint for the inaugural meeting of Wolf Pack Edmonton, a collaboration with Men Edmonton and Next Gen Men to create space for the conversations that men don't normally have. Open to all genders.
Suggested donation: $20
July 27: Creative Mornings — Ahmed Knowmadic, Edmonton's poet laureate, will be speaking at this month's Creative Mornings gathering on the topic of intention. Join him and many other members of the city's creative community at DevFacto for breakfast and inspiration.
Aug. 16 to 26: Calum Lykan at the Edmonton Fringe — The host of The Bothy Storytelling Podcast will be performing at the Kids Fringe throughout the Edmonton Fringe Theatre Festival. Details to come, but make a note to include him in your Fringe-going plans.
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Sept. 19: Arlene Dickinson: Lessons from the Den — The Edmonton Public Library and the Edmonton Community Foundation are pleased to welcome entrepreneur and Dragons' Den star Arlene Dickinson to the Forward Thinking Speakers' Series. She distills a lifetime of experience to reveal everything you need to know – and do – to start, to run, and to grow a great business.
Tickets: $10 to $100
Oct. 18 to 20: Rotary District 5370 Conference — You are invited to dream, connect and inspire at this event at Edmonton's Shaw Conference Centre. A stellar group of local and international speakers will share their stories, and you'll connect with some of the nicest, most community-minded folks around
Tickets: $200 to $450
Ongoing: ATB Entrepreneur Centre events — Check out the events listings for the centres in both Edmonton and Calgary for sessions to help you build your business.
Free: Register here
Ongoing: Taproot's guide to Edmonton's summer festivals — Don't miss out on any of Edmonton's summertime events, all pulled together in one place on Taproot Edmonton.
Check the listings
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