Sept. 25: How You Can Market Your Business — Learn how videos and podcasts can help you market your business in this class with Kyle Marshall of Media Lab YYC. Look at real-world examples, discover which would work for your business best, and plan out your strategy for the next few months.
Sept. 26: Wolf Pack YEG Gets Married and Divorced — Join German Villegas of the Modern Manhood podcast at the next gathering of folks interested in creating space for conversations that men don't normally have. Wolf Pack YEG is presented by Men Edmonton and Next Gen Men.
Tickets: By donation
Sept. 27: Spelling Beers: An IABC Edmonton Mixer — Amanda LeNeve, co-host of Tomato Radio, is also the president of IABC Edmonton. Join her and other fun-loving business communicators at Yellowhead Brewery for an evening of laughs, games and skill-testing questions, with prizes!
Tickets: $15 to $25
Sept. 28: OtherWise Podcast Launch Party — Celebrate the launch of OtherWise, a podcast dedicated to empowering diverse communities living on Treaty 6 territory. Come jam to some tunes, snap your fingers to some spoken word poetry and learn all about the stories behind the vibrant art and community.
Oct. 3: Green Drinks: YEG Stories — The Local Good invites you to meet some of the people who help to share the stories of Edmonton. Among the featured guests are Karen Unland, president of the Alberta Podcast Network, as well as Matt Bowes of NeWest Press (also co-host of Bollywood is for Lovers); Fawnda Mithrush of LitFest (also co-host of I Don't Get It); and Ahmed Knowmadic, Edmonton's poet laureate (also co-creator of OtherWise, one of our affiliated podcasts).
Oct. 11-21: LitFest — Festival passes are on sale now for LitFest, Canada's original nonfiction festival. It features dozens of events with writers from across the country and beyond, all sharing true stories and big ideas about culture, food, science, politics, and more. Includes sessions moderated by Adam Rozenhart of The Daveberta Podcast and Tim Querengesser of Walkcast.
Festival passes: $129; single tickets start at $12
Oct. 16 and 17: Creating and Promoting Podcasts — Join the Alberta Magazine Publishers Association on Oct. 16 in Calgary or Oct. 17 in Edmonton for a full-day workshop presented by Sarah Hoyles on how to create and edit podcasts and get them in front of your audience.
Tickets: $100 for AMPA members and students; $155 for non-members
Oct. 24: The Road Less Travelled by Candy Palmater — The Edmonton Public Library and Edmonton Community Foundation welcome Canadian comedian and broadcaster Candy Palmater to the Forward Thinking Speaker Series to share her passionate perspective on equity, self-acceptance and the love of reading.
Oct. 25-26: Social Enterprise Bootcamp — This is a two-day bootcamp in Edmonton for social enterprises who are past the ideation stage but who are in the pre- to early revenue stage, have social impact or want to embed a social enterprise model into the core of their organization. Powered by ATB and led by social entrepreneur Hannah Cree.
Free: Apply to attend
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.
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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.
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Some of these events are put on by the network; some involve the network as a partner; some are just of interest to Alberta's podcast community; and some are put on by our sponsors. If you have an event to list, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.