How to navigate a tough retail landscape Aug 16

Retail ecommerce

Canadian retailers are facing an uphill battle as they fight for market share in a competitive and changing industry. With continued store closures across Canada, retailers are urged to find ways to get in the game – or risk disappearing. Phil Lichtsztral, Partner at Richter Retail Consulting Services, discusses some of the causes and cures of the current retail landscape. Continue Reading

CVCA Charity Golf Tournament supporting Junior Achievement Canada, Sept. 6 Aug 15


CVCA Golf 2017

This year’s CVCA Charity Golf Tournament is supporting Junior Achievement Canada, the charity of choice from the 2017 Ted Anderson Community Leadership Award recipient, Kristi Miller.

Register Now to attend the tournament taking place at Angus Glen Golf Club in Markham, Ontario, on September 6.

The CVCA Golf Open is an annual charity golf competition between industry teams representing Private Equity and Venture Capital, which combines various on-course challenges and overall score for the coveted CVCA Open Title.  Continue Reading

George Coon to be panelist at Business Transitions Forum Calgary Aug 13

George Coon Regional Director Prairies FWC

Join First West Capital at the Business Transitions Forum Calgary on November 8th. George Coon will be featured on the panel ‘Top Deal Breakers & How to Avoid Them’.

Whether you are a business owner contemplating a near-term transaction, or an entrepreneur interested in long-term planning, BTF is your single destination to learn what it takes to successfully transition your business.

You will hear from a variety of experts and owners that have experienced the transition process first-hand. This is your chance to benefit from accumulated knowledge and hindsight relating to successes and failures in business transitions.

Register now

ACG Calgary Middle Market Growth Conference, October 23-24 Aug 11

ACG Calgary Middle Market Growth Conference

Save the date for ACG’s annual conference in Calgary on October 23-24 at the Hyatt Regency. We hope to see you there!

This year’s theme is transformation – the challenges and opportunities arising from changing energy markets and the adoption of new technologies; new governments and political realities in Western Canada and around the world; and the dynamic business investment strategies that Western Canadian businesses are using to achieve growth at home and abroad.

Earlybird registration opens in August.