January 2017 Print

Monthly Commentary

We are very close to announcing very first luncheon of 2017!  Very close. Sending out details as soon as location is set.  Very excited by the announcements in recent months - opening of Anthony Henday North East, Funding Approval for Yellowhead Trail Strategic Plans.   With infrastructure and transportation opportunities before us, we are looking forward to seeing what happens with upcoming Municipal Election in Fall 2017.   It will be a pleasure to invite all elected officials plus candidates in an open forum from Ward 1, Ward 2, Ward 3, Ward 4 and Ward 7 to participate to give each ward an idea of what is being offered.   We invite you to send your questions or inquiries to info@neba.ca in preparation of this open forum in fall 2017. 

Upcoming events:

NEBA Business Introductory & Networking Event - Tuesday January 24, 2017 at Good Buddy Restaurant. Registrants are invited to present information about themselves, their company, products and services offering.  What industry work for and how do they help.  This helps us to better identify who your target market is and/or ideal client - is there an opportunity for a referral, a personal introduction to be made, or an AHA! Moment of learnt something new about this person or company didn't know before - building relationships. TO RSVP / REGISTER FOR EVENT : [Register now / RSVP]

2017 LUNAR NEW YEAR CELEBRATION - WELCOMING THE YEAR OF THE ROOSTER.  Saturday February 4th, 2017.   From 10 - 4, book a table to showcase your company through our various event options [Explore Tradeshow & Sponsor Options for LNY Event Feb 4, 2017].   Or how about joining us for the opening ceremony which starts at 11:30 AM?  Check out the various performances planned for this day in the afternoon while visiting Londonderry Mall and shopping at the various retailers, eating at the newly renovated food court or maybe trying some of the games/crafts activities for family at the event.  FREE ADMISSION and OPEN to everyone to attend! 

Tradeshow Tables & Sponsorship Opportunities:

NEBA MEMBERS: $ 475 (Tradeshow table from 10-4)

NON-MEMBERS:  $ 575 (Tradeshow Table from 10-4)

EVENT & MEMBERSHIP: $ 800 (Includes Tradeshow Table from 10 - 4 and Membership with North Edmonton Business Association 2017)

EVENT SPONSOR: $ 1100 Includes Membership with North Edmonton Business Association 2017, tradeshow table from 10-4 plus logo recognition on posters and marketing materials.   Opportunity to go on stage during performing schedule to introduce self and company. Invited to be   part of the opening ceremony.  Recognition during opening ceremony.

PERFORMANCE SPONSOR: $ 1500 Includes membership with North Edmonton Business Association, tradeshow table from 10-4 plus logo recognition on posters and marketing materials.  Work with NEBA to help EMCEE the afternoon event introducing performing groups, company and schedule.  Invited to be a part of the opening ceremony.  Recognition during opening ceremony. 

Upcoming Luncheon dates: Feb 14 and Mar 21 with special guest speakers - details will be posted and shared with you in near future!  Just need to firm up locations. 

For now, hope you are having a great year so far and wishing you tremendous success in 2017.

Loan Gowers, Executive Director & President

www.neba.ca | @nebayeg | 780 803 1678


We always welcome feedback so please reach out to us by email: info@neba.ca or by phone 780 803 1678.  Loan Gowers, Executive Director & President  (Connect with us on LinkedIn, Follow us on Twitter, Like us on Facebook Page).  Joey - Lee Morigeau-Jeffrey, Office Manager, admin@neba.ca

North Edmonton Business Association is a membership based organization with a focus of building opportunities by hosting events where networking, interactions, conversations and meetings can occur.. To join as member, please click on link for  online membership application and payment can be made with VISA or Mastercard.  

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North Edmonton - MPs (Federal)

Special thanks to MP Michael Cooper's office for sharing this information.  DEADLINE IS TOMORROW!  **** January 20, 2017 **** 

Please also see the attached link:


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Calendar of Events

NEBA Business Introductory Meetings
Tuesday January 24, 2017
Good Buddy Restaurants, # 1018, 9499-137 Ave
5 p.m - 7 p.m.
Registrations are given 10 minutes to present their business products and/or services.  Members free to attend, non-members $20.  This is the most successful event that NEBA hosts as the more we know about each other business, the increase potential for business referrals, introductions and relationships.  Referrals happen the more they know about what you do and how you do it and how you help them, their connections and their needs.   
(Year 2016 -Welcome Year of the Monkey at Londonderry Mall )
Welcoming the Year of the Rooster - Lunar New Year Event 
Londonderry Mall, 137 Ave & 66 St
Saturday February 4th, 2017
10 AM - 4 PM
Opening Ceremony 11:30 AM - 12:45 p.m.
We are very excited to be planning 2nd Lunar New Year Event at Londonderry Mall.  Happy to report that many new business have approached us to be a part of it already!  Very exciting performance program with new additions to agenda.  
If you are interested in sponsoring an event, advertising opportunities or membership, please contact us:  info@neba.ca or call Loan Gowers, Executive Director at(780) 803-1678
Event committee:
Loan Gowers, Executive Director & President
Lan-Chan Marples, Director
Joey-Lee Morigeau-Jeffrey, Office Manager

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