Accessible innovation, for business owners like you

In an era of disruptive and global changes at a breathtaking pace, companies need to be creative, agile and adaptable to succeed and not be left behind.

Sounds daunting, right?

Innovation doesn't mean you have to cure cancer or launch a rocket into space.

It's about finding a new opportunity for your business. It's about making a new idea reality. It's about bringing a new product to market.

That's why the Calgary Chamber developed a new program called Ignite.

Ignite provides Chamber members with both practical outcomes and learning opportunities that support their growth and innovation initiatives.

In the Innovation Accelerator Program, companies that will be guided through the process of how to get a new product, idea or service market-ready in 90 days.

Is innovation right for your business? You bet!

Innovation isn't just for tech companies. Here are the kinds of businesses that Ignite could help:

  • Retail stores
  • Restaurants
  • IT
  • Finance
  • Construction
  • Engineering firms
  • Real estate
  • Mortgage brokerages
  • Law firms
  • Environmental firms
  • Manufacturing
  • Breweries and distilleries
[Sold out]
Cohort 1
February 10, 2017 – May 5, 2017
[Sold out] Cohort 2
April 19, 2017 – June 21, 2017
[Sold out] Cohort 3
September 15, 2017 – December 1, 2017

2018 dates will be released soon. 

Want to learn more about Ignite before signing up? Come to our next Ignite lunch 'n' learn event. 

Thursday, October 26, 2017 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm 


For more information please contact Johanna Clark at jclark@calgarychamber.com.

Ignite sponsorship opportunities are still available. If interested, contact Paige Ross at pross@calgarychamber.com.


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