Small Business Week

This year, the City of Spruce Grove has officially proclaimed Small Business Week to take place on October 16-22, 2022.

To celebrate, we encourage our local business community to take part in the exciting learning opportunities within the region. 

Chamber Events

To recognize small businesses, the Greater Parkland Regional Chamber of Commerce is hosting several events during Small Business Week.

First Aid Training with CPR and AED

first aidTuesday, October 18 from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM 
Red Cross First Aid Training with CPR & AED. Learn more.

KAIROS Indigenous Blanket Ceremony

kairos logoWednesday, October 19 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
An interactive way to learn about Indigenous history. Learn more.

Workforce Trends & Employment Recruiting

zoom meetingThursday, October 20 from 10:15 AM to 11:45 AM
Labour market, grants for employers, and recruiting options. Learn more.

How a Living Wage can Improve your Small Business

serverThursday, October 20 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Living Wage and Group Benefits that could support your small business and aid in staff retention. Learn more.

Chamber on Tap - Meg Polson

chamber in bottle logoThursday, October 20 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Join the Chamber at the greens as Sarah Befus chats with Meg Polson of Glacier Greens, formerly Duffy's Challenge! Learn more.

Small Business Week

chamber in bottle logoTuesday, October 18 to Thursday, October 20
The GPRC's annual Small Business Week Celebration is presented by The Shop Local Company. Learn more.

Business Link Events and Webinars

Check out our upcoming events and webinars to learn from local experts, hear from Alberta’s small business owners, and find out how the small business community can support you in your journey.

A Crash Course for Accelerating Business Performance

worker in office

October 20 from 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Discover how you can use simple process improvement tools to save time, empower your people and increase your bottom line. Learn more.

Alberta Business Bashnetworking

October 20 from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Connect with business owners and the organizations that support them, as you take in an engaging panel of local entrepreneurs. Learn more.

Business Foundation Series – Bring Your Business Idea to Life

waiting on a customer

November 2 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM
Learn how to start and run a business, create a business model, launch your business, and access resources. Learn more.

Digital Programs

Spruce Grove businesses can apply for the following FREE programs to increase their digital presence: 

Digital Economy Program

calling small business owners Access to support towards Google My Business, social media, website, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), branding, logo creation and design, photography, videography, etc. Learn more.

Canada Digital Adoption Program

canada digital adoption program Offers a micro-grant and access to e-commerce advisors, as well as support for businesses who want to adopt new digital technologies. Learn more.

CyberSecure Canada Certification Program

cybersecure A certification program to help get certified to limit the impacts of a cyber incident, enhance competitive advantage, protect customer and investor information, and improve your cybersecurity knowledge. Learn more.