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Join us for affordable, accessible, and applicable learning perfect for in-house and do-it-yourself event planners in Calgary and area. Review and choose your learning experience below! 



A FREE Candy Academy Lunch+Learn Series

Second Wednesday of each month this Fall from 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Learning + Discussion Runs From Noon-1 PM

The Bank & Baron P.U.B. • 125 Stephen Ave SW

Appies, Entrees, and Drinks Available for Purchase. Take a look at your menu choices here:

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Choose one or all of our 4 energizing monthly sessions below!

Seats are limited to 15 guests per session so be sure to register early! If the session you wish to choose is full add your name to the waiting list and we’ll let you know when a seat becomes available.

Wednesday, September 12 • Managing Your Target

Ready, aim, fire! That sounds great but sometimes our event planning goals feel like a moving target. But do you know what your target  really is? And once you know, how do you manage all the small steps along the way to be sure you hit that target? Let’s talk! 

Wednesday, October 10 • Managing Your Team

Team work makes the dream work! Your team might be small or large, volunteer or paid, new to event planning or ready to roll. No matter the make up, it can be a challenge to managing your unique team toward success … before, during, and after the event! But how? Let’s talk!

Wednesday, November 14 • Managing Your Time

Time waits for no one! And no one knows this more than those planning and promoting events for their business, organization, or group. A successful event depends on all the tasks done by the right people at the right time. But how do you keep everything moving forward on task and on time? Let’s talk! 

Wednesday, December 12 • Managing The Trends

Trends come and go but true style is ageless! It’s temping to follow the monthly, seasonal or even yearly trends, but is the latest event trend reallly best the best approach or addition to your event? We take in an overload of information these days. How do you sift through and find just the right trends to adopt? Let’s talk! 

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MARKETING SECRETS FOR EVENT SUCCESS : A Candy Crash Course in Being Seen : Watch for Future Dates 



5 KEYS OF EVENT PLANNING : Watch for Future Dates 



Join with your creative event planning peers as we discuss how to move a good idea through the creative process so it can truly make a big impact in the world. 

Creative Conversations : From Idea to Impact


Thursday, October 18 •  6:30 – 9:30 PM

Loft 112 East Village • #112-535, 8 Ave SE • Calgary, Alberta

Workshop Pass: $24 + Fees •  Workshop + Coaching Session: $84 + Fees 

Welcome to Special Guest:

Michelle Clayton,

Brand Designer & Strategist

Let Her Fly • 

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You’ll enjoy this evening if you are crazy about pushing the limits on your creativity and want to make a living doing what you love best. Topics will vary every session – as will our special guests – so don’t miss this injection of creative ideas, practical support, and time with other creative event professionals.

Join us for an evening of discussion and networking:

6:30  –  Registration + Mingle

7:00  –  Welcome + Introduction

7:15  –  Presentation + Interaction

7:30  –  Creative Conversation

8:30  –  Q & A + Candy Give-away

9:00  –  Wrap Up + Thank Yous

*Candy Coaching Session will be booked at a time most convienient for you.

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PLANNING WITH VISION : A Planners Vision Board Workshop

Thursday, November 22 •  6:30 – 9:30 PM

Loft 112 East Village • #112-535, 8 Ave SE • Calgary, Alberta

Workshop Pass: $24 + Fees •  Workshop + Coaching Session: $84 + Fees 
We provide everything you need to create your very own vision board! 
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Effective planning starts with a clear vision.

Join your event planning peers as we use the vision boarding process to help clarify, concentrate, and focus on specific goals for your planning work and life. A vision board is your chance to curate and display images that represent whatever you want to be, do, or have in your life. Planning with vision can make all the difference. Join us!

We’ll explore four key bands to becoming a strong, focused, vision-driven planner:

#1 : Body + Health + Movement

#2 : Soul + Spirit + Happiness

#3 : Relationship + Connection

#4 : Business + Work + Contribution


What your evening will look like: 

6:30 – 7:00 : Mingle + Introductions

7:00 – 7:30 : Get a Clear Vision : Get Prepared

7:30 – 9:00 : Dig In! Create Your Vision Board

9:00 – 9:30 : Wrap Up + Candy Gift Basket Give-away


Thank you to our venue partner LOFT 112!

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