Smart Connections: Entrepreneurship in Canada

Smart Connect LogoSmart Connections for Internationally Educated Professionals

This is a fantastic learning and networking event hosted by ERIEC at no charge and is open to professional immigrants interested in entrepreneurship!

Smart Connections aims to help Internationally Educated Professionals in creating sustainable career paths, whether within or outside their field of expertise.

If you are considering starting your own business in Canada, this 3 hour event provides vital skills about how to repackage yourself!

Date:             Friday, September 30th, 2016

Time:             9:00am – 12:00 pm (Registration starts at 8am)

Where:          Matrix Hotel, 10640 100 Avenue, Edmonton Alberta


Are You Ready For Entrepreneurship? Kiran Sagoo, Alberta Women Entrepreneurs (AWE)

Have an Idea for a Business? Cherie Klassen, Business Link

Futurpreneur Canada Start-up Program, Hussam Tungekar, Futurpreneur Canada

Facilitated Round Table Discussion: participants will have the opportunity to speak with small business owners in Finance, Consulting, E-commerce, Retail Business, Food Service, Cleaning Business and Child Care.




dress codeDress Code is business casual.

Light refreshments will be served.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event? Parking is challenging downtown so we encourage you to use the Edmonton Public Transportation. Matrix Hotel is located only one block south of Corona Station.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event? Yes, please bring a printed copy of your ticket.

For more information, please contact Elena at [email protected] or 780-497-8866.