FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
STUDENTS AND BUSINESS LEADERS GATHER TO CELEBRATE ENTREPRENEURIAL ACTION IN WESTERN CANADA
CALGARY, AB (Friday, March 8, 2013) – Enactus Canada is hosting their 2013 Regional Exposition – Western Canada at the Westin Calgary on March 7th and 8th, 2013. The event inspires and celebrates the entrepreneurial action of student teams and student entrepreneurs across Western Canada.
“Enactus Canada is proud of the thousands of socially responsible young Canadians who are choosing to make a real difference in the communities in which they live,” says Enactus Canada president Nicole Almond. “This regional gathering of top students and business leaders provides an ideal opportunity to showcase the incredible impact these students are making in individual lives through their community empowerment projects and business ventures.”
The Regional Exposition brings together approximately 400 student leaders, academic professionals and top executives and entrepreneurs from Western Canada around the shared cause of enabling progress through entrepreneurial action.
During the event, post-secondary students will compete for prestigious regional championship titles by showcasing their community outreach projects and business ventures to judging panels composed of business professionals.
Three team-based competitions focused on entrepreneurship, environmental issues and financial education, as well as an individual-based competition for full-time students operating full-time businesses, will take place during the Regional Exposition.
The awards ceremony to announce all regional champions will be held at 5:00 p.m. in the Belaire Ballroom, Conference Level in the Westin Calgary.
Each of the Regional Champions named will move on to final rounds of competition taking place from May 6-8th at the 2013 Enactus Canada National Exposition in Toronto, Ontario.
ABOUT ENACTUS CANADA: Enactus Canada is a community of student, academic and business leaders enabling progress through entrepreneurial action. Guided by academic advisors and business experts, more than 2,300 student leaders create and implement over 350 community empowerment projects and business ventures every year in communities coast to coast. As a global network of 39 countries, Enactus uses the power of entrepreneurial action to transform lives and shape a better, more sustainable world. For more information, visit enactus.ca.