• 2018 ACE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SUMMIT - INNISFAIL

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    Name: 2018 ACE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT SUMMIT - INNISFAIL
    Date: July 11, 2018 - July 13, 2018
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:

    IT'S A JUNGLE OUT THERE!
    Lions and Tigers and Bears - Oh my!

    Please note: ACE is an organization of Chamber Professional across Alberta. The Conference is open only to Staff of Chambers.

    Agenda & Program
    Location:

    Days Inn
    (Hotel included in conference fees and booked for you)
    5010 40 Avenue,
    Innisfail Alberta
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    Date/Time Information:
    Wednesday July 11 - Friday July 13, 2018
    Contact Information:
    Tracy Acorn, Treasurer 800-272-8854 x 3
    Fees/Admission:

    NOTE: Canada-Alberta Job Grant MUST be completed 30 days prior to the Training taking place 
    APPLICATIONS MUST BE COMPLETED NO LATER THAN FRIDAY  JUNE 8th for COMBINED CHAMBER MASTER /ACE SUMMIT APPLICATIONS & NO LATER THAN MONDAY, JUNE 11TH FOR SUMMIT ONLY

    Grant funding is available through the Canada-Alberta Job Grant. Each chamber must apply individually to receive up to 68% of costs to attend the ACE Summit and or Chamber Master Training.
    Please review page 10. of the guide for reimbursement rates for mileage, accommodation and meals.
    Application Guide

    Canada- Alberta Job Grant Application for Employed Trainees

    Conference Package Options (actual costs)
    NOTE: All taxes and fees are included. Your room requests will be booked for you.
    $200.00 Conference and Meals Only
    $275.00 2 Nights Shared accommodation
    $405.00 2 Nights Single accommodation
    $345.00 3 Nights Shared accommodation
    $510.00 3 Nights Single accommodation
    $63.00 2018 ACE Membership

    Breakdown of Conference Costs (based on 40 attendees for Grant applicants)
    $175.00 Meals (includes 3 lunches, 2 dinners, and snacks (complimentary breakfast)
    $100/ night for Hotel (depends on single or shared accommodation)  
    $37.50/ person - Grant Writing Workshop
    $80.65/ person - Avoiding Burnout, Keynote Workshop
    $8.75/ person - Business Model Canvas Training
    $50.00/person - Joe Social Media, Training
    Total cost based on 2 nights single accommodation $501.90

    Professional Development Hours for ACE Summit

    1.5 hours - Business Model Canvas, presented by David Bayda & Angela Groeneveld with the Business Link
    2.0 hours - Grant Writing Workshop, presented by Lars K. Hallstrom, PHD, Professor of Political Studies U of A 
    2.67 hours - Social Media Training, Leaders Through Social Engagement, presented by Joe Whitbread and Jo Phillips
    2.5 hours - Communication and connection tools, Governance and Best Practice, presented by: Tracy Acorn, Manager Chamber Services - ACC  & Jason Leslie, Manager Communications - ACC
    24.5  hours - Team Building, Networking and Value Added training, presented by: Pamela Brace, Marketing Manager - Chambers Group Insurance Plan, Iain Black, President & CEO - Greater Vancouver Board of Trade, 50 Free Calls, ATB, First Data.
    Total Hours =  32.17

    Chamber Master Training - Total Training Hours = 13
    Presented by: Susan Williams, Technical Trainer with Chamber Master and Growth Zone
    (Only applies to those chambers that have this software)
    Breakdown of Costs (if applying for Grant funding)
    $100.00 Meals
    $340.00 2 days Training
    $30.00 Facility Rental
    $100/day Hotel ($200 if 2 nights single accommodation)
    Register Here and view Conference Cost options
    Chamber Master Training: This training is beneficial in all aspects of professional development and education for Chamber of Commerce staff, allowing for superior data and event management, promotion of membership and Value-added opportunities, as well as financial accountability.
     

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