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Join us for a star studded evening to celebrate Calgary’s Best in Business as our children deserve the Best in Education.


The 2011 Calgary Choice Awards will salute Calgary businesses at the annual Gala on Friday, September 30, 2011 in the beautiful Palomino Ballroom at the Calgary Stampede Grounds. Public nomination will open online March 1 through to April 30, 2011. Calgarians will cast their votes beginning May 30, 2011. Voting will close on Sept. 1, 2011.

The Calgary Choice Awards was created by a group of volunteer parents, children’s education professionals and business professionals with a common goal; to celebrate our Calgary Businesses and unbridled entrepreneurial spirit and build awareness around the importance of children’s education.

The Calgary Choice Awards Gala brings together businesses, small and large, media and the public to celebrate excellence. The gala was designed by Calgarians for Calgarians rewarding and recognizing businesses for distinction in a variety of industries and categories. Winners are nominated and selected by Calgarians in an assortment of categories ranging from Customer Service and Entertainment to Arts and Culture, Best Employer, Best Independently Owned Business to Best New Business.


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Calgary Choice Awards Gives Back to Children’s Education

Proceeds from this gala benefit the Green Learning Foundation (GLF), a registered charitable organization devoted to children’s education (www.greenlearningfoundation.com).The foundations mission is to facilitate children learning how to become true innovative, critical thinkers. GLF supports breaking away from the traditional method of education, giving students the opportunity to explore the world around them according to their individual learning preferences.

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One of the ways GLF accomplishes this is by creating scholarship opportunities for students who would otherwise be unable to benefit from this method of learning and education. The Foundation also supports a number of community programs and educational events throughout Calgary and the surrounding areas. These programs are designed with knowledge, learning and children as the baseline motivator and include The Learning Station (pre-school to Kindergarten), Free Public Monthly Parenting workshops and Teacher Training workshops on identifying a child’s individual learning style therefore enabling them to flourish and embrace the love of lifelong learning. Education for our children is a critical component to a successful future and GLF believes in ensuring an enriched environment for our children to establish both success in life and academics.

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Now You Can Have a Successful Online Business Too


If you are stuck figuring out what you can do to earn a bit more money than usual, then you would have taken online business building into consideration, web page creators as well as other important online tools that would make your effort of creating your own company a lot easier for you. Your chance to come up with your own online business is not a bad idea, in fact, there are a lot of steps that you can consider to help guide you to make your very own brand online and gain the revenue that you need for a better future.

What You Know Best

As you take on the online world and do your best to gain the revenue making skills, being able to do so when you are well aware of your brand is a helpful step to consider as this will help you so much better to create a strategy and an approach that will guarantee you a well planned out business development. Beginning your brand with an idea that you know by heart will make it so much easier for you to deal with all that will happen to your online business especially when it comes to all the specific details that you will be using for promotions, offers and other marketing strategies to be able to rake in all of the revenue that can be earned.

Who You Cater and Please

It is important as a business owner to recognize the clientele that you will be interacting with online and from these you will have to come up with a plan that would help to address all of the different consumer concerns through improvements of negative feedback and using positive reviews to further foster in more strengths for your company. Being able to identify what it is that your consumers are looking for will make it even better for you as your company develops through the years, so that you will have a particular customer standard that you will live up to even as the years pass.

How You Deal With Details

Taking a look at some of the other businesses online, you will see that the main aspect that brings in a lot of different consumers to visit these pages is through the amount of details that are shown within the site. When you pay attention to this bit of your business, you will get to realize that it will also take you some effort to handle the idea of being well equipped with a business site that will encourage your potential market to come and see your products and services, which is why you have to be very particular with the details that consumers get to see online about your brand.

Where the Market Takes You

There is a bit of peculiar fascination with the online world in terms of business because it really does make everything a lot more convenient and broad that your brand can be see all across the world, so you should also have these factors in mind as you build up your brand. Be certain that you get to layout your brand in such a way that you also consider not just the local market but also the opportunity to become a success in other parts of the world, so have some additional progress with this too.

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“The Calgary Choice Awards has helped Green Learning Foundation greatly by increasing awareness and brand of our organization and also financially, enabling us to provide education scholarships and programs to children who would not otherwise have been able to benefit. We are so pleased to be involved in this partnership.”

Bonnie Young, CEO
Green Learning Foundation

“Mix 97-7 has been very proud to sponsor the Calgary Choice Awards for the past two years! The Awards Show itself has grown to amazing proportions, but by far, the greatest accomplishment, seeing how it benefits the educational needs of children everywhere. Mix 97-7 will continue to support the Calgary Choice Awards to its’ full extent next year, and would be honored to do so for many more years to come!”

Neal Irvine
Mix 97.7 FM

“Calgary’s first red carpet affair deemed a sold-out, smashing success”

Kelly Doody, Columnist
Calgary Sun


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