Connections Cafe 2024

Industry Event Mixer
February 28, 2024 | By Webmaster

What Is Connections Café?
Connections Café is primarily a Trade-show combined with a Keynote Speaker & Dinner Event. 

But it’s more than that!

In simple terms this is an industry mixer, open to everyone, where you will rub shoulders with decision makers in the construction industry.

You will have a unique opportunity to meet people of like minds and interests all in the same venue.

Looking to Attend?

The Trade-Show is open to all.

The Keynote Speaker & Dinner is a Sponsor Invited event only!!!!!!!!!!!

If you haven't received an invitation to the Keynote Speaker & Dinner, please contact our Chapter Administrator at catherine@bookspec.com

Click Here for a Save the Date Poster.

Sponsor Opportunity Executive Summary

Don’t miss out, on this great networking opportunity!!!
You’re invited to sponsor Connections Café / Ignite Student Design Competition by exhibiting at our tabletop trade show.
Limited space is available on a “first come” basis.

What is Connections Café?
Connections Café is primarily a Tradeshow and Dinner Event.  
But it’s more than that.
Connections Café is an effective forum for networking among design and construction professionals. It offers an opportunity for you to meet, mingle, renew acquaintances and build new relationships from the commercial construction industry.

Target Audience
  • Owners / Architects / Interior Designers / Engineers / General Contractors
  • Interior Design Students from Mount Royal University
  • Architectural Technology Students from SAIT
What does the Day look like?
Connections Café is a half-day event.
  • Wednesday, February 28, 2024, 3:00 pm – 10:00 pm.
Tradeshow: Open to all guests
The trade show will be downstairs at the Winston
The afternoon will include a trade show component for the construction industry which is open to everyone in the construction industry.
  • Students from MRU & SAIT will be invited. They are hungry and eager to learn about your products.
Dinner/Keynote Speaker: By Sponsor Invitation Only of Diamond, Platinum and Gold Sponsors
Guests can only be invited by firms that sponsor the dinner event.
  • Each firm that sponsors either Diamond, Platinum or Gold will be given tickets to invite guests to join them at their reserved table.
The evening will include a special opportunity to get face-to-face networking over a dinner, with your invited guests.

The Keynote speaker has the intent of being of a broad interest. They will entice someone you would like to spend some quality time with to accept your invitation.

Breaking Down Barriers.

Zak Madell will be our speaker and is presenting from 8-9 p.m. in the Majestic Ballroom. 

Zak is now a three-time Paralympian in the sport of wheelchair rugby, as well as an architectural technologist having graduated from SAIT in 2019. After graduation, Zac returned to the world of sport to resume my pursuit of bringing a gold medal home to Canada. Next up for the team will be the International Wheelchair Rugby Cup in Paris in October, and the Parapan American Games taking place this November in Santiago, Chile. The latter will be our first opportunity to qualify for the 2024 Paralympic Games in Paris.
Date and Time: Wednesday, February 28, 2024
Tradeshow: 3-6pm (Open to all)
*Hors d'ouveres during tradeshow

Dinner & Keynote Event

By Sponsor
Invitation Only
Cocktails: 6-7 pm
Dinner: 7-8 pm
Keynote: 8-9 pm

Calgary Winston Golf Club
2502, 6th Street NE, Calgary, AB





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