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Calgary 2016

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4 meetingscalgary.com | Calgary is a city of growth and opportunity. By accelerating growth in high potential sectors such as agribusiness, renewable energy, transportation and logistics, Calgary is positioning itself as a global talent hub. The city has numerous corporate head offi ces and a highly trained workforce to create a resilient and innovative economy. Innovate Calgary is a prime example of how leading edge technology gets to market. It's a part- nership between the University of Calgary, the city of Calgary and the Calgary Chamber of Commerce, harnessing the research work of the university that may have commercial value. This hybrid relationship of science and business is instrumental in helping the Calgary community grow and diversify the economy. Innovate Calgary covers all industry sectors, including science, technology, medicine, engineering and social sciences. Peter Garrett, president and CEO of Innovate Calgary says simply, "We develop businesses. Developers will come to us about how to turn their idea into a commercial enterprise. We incubate and accelerate those ideas. If you look at the roots of Calgary, especially in the oil and gas sector, people were willing to take a substantial risk. The city has always had a strong entrepreneurial bent." The numbers say it all. Client volume is up 800 per cent over the last fi ve years. Bring your event to the city that always innovates. innovatecalgary.com CALGARY is innovation WHITE HAT WELCOME Wow your group with the spirit of Western hospitality with a White Hat ceremony welcome at the airport. Our event services team can coordinate all of the details including hats and a volunteer for the ceremony. Meetings + Conventions Calgary can also arrange to do the ceremony at your event. Peter Garrett Carriage House Inn Group Rates • Over 20,000 sq ft of Function Space • 157 Guestrooms • Central Location Complimentary Wifi • Complimentary Parking • Pet Friendly • 4 Dining Outlets 9030 Macleod Trail South Calgary, Alberta T2H 0M4 403-253-1101 www.carriagehouse.net Carriage House Inn Carriage House Inn Complimentary Wifi • Complimentary Parking • Pet Friendly • 4 Dining Outlets "We take great care of you"

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