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Calgary January Plug-In

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An event committed to helping women in the food & beverage sector connect with local colleagues while providing opportunities to learn, expand their networks and grow a more robust community!


Please join us for a brief educational session on “Women and Entrepreneurship: Building Your Business” presented by ATB Financial, followed by wine tasting and nibbles prepared by The Ranchmen’s Club.


$10 WCR members, $15 for non-members, payable at the door.

RSVP to: [email protected]

Hosted by The Ranchmen’s Club and ATB Financial.



2:00 Guest arriving and registration
2:15 Women and Entrepreneurship: Building your Business
3:00 Wine Tasting and nibbles


About the Ranchmen’s Club

The Ranchmen’s Club is the oldest private member only city club in Calgary, founded in 1891. Primarily a business club, we are your one stop shopping for business and personal enjoyment. Our vast array of social events, coupled with an amazing culinary and service team will provide you discreet, elegant service in a wonderful traditional clubhouse. We look forward to hosting you at a casual wine tasting following an educational session from ATB. As a proud member of WCR, I look forward to welcoming you. Cheers, Kim


About the ATB Education Session

Maybe you dream of opening a restaurant. Maybe you have a new concept for a bakery, brewing company or distillery? Or maybe you have a great beverage recipe and want to take your product to the next level and embark upon the exciting journey of entrepreneurship. How do you turn that dream into action? What should you be thinking about? How important is that business plan? And how should you finance your business? These are the questions we’ll be talking about with our entrepreneur strategists and specialists from ATB at the January Plug-in Event.


Catherine Glambeck is an Entrepreneur Strategist. With first-hand entrepreneurial experience and diverse business background, Catherine brings her expertise and resources to local entrepreneurs. She provides guidance with ideation and business modeling with a specialty in all things financial.


Ranice Macyk is ATB’s Senior Manager, Entrepreneur Capital and Canada Small Business Financing Program Specialist. Ranice is the unmatched expert when it comes to financing in the food and beverage industry, be it through the CSBFA Program, traditional or alternative financing.


Shannon Pestun is the Director of Women’s entrepreneurship with ATB Financial. Shannon is helping women break through a number of barriers, from accessing financial capital to connecting with the right social networks. Her vision is to unleash the untapped potential of the people behind 50 per cent of all Canadian start-ups by reimagining the banking experience for women.


January 28
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm


The Ranchmen’s Club
710 13th Avenue S.W., Calgary, Alberta T2R 0K9 Canada
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