Canadian Business Leader Award (CBLA)
Each year since 1982, the Alberta School of Business and its Business Advisory Council (BAC) have presented the Canadian Business Leader Award to a Canadian of distinction. CBLA recipients are individuals who have demonstrated leadership, business acumen and success, an entrepreneurial spirit, integrity and a commitment to the community. The selection committee is comprised of members of the BAC, as well as students, faculty and alumni.
CONNECT: Inspiring Ideas & Leaders
The re-imagined “Report to the Community” event brings together influential business, non-profit and government leaders from across Alberta for lunch, networking and discussion around the School’s role as a valued partner in the business community.
Eric Geddes Lecture Series
Established to honour the late Eric Geddes, ’47 BCom, the Geddes Lecture Series features leaders from both the private and public sectors, in addition to bringing some of Alberta's world-class researchers and their findings to the community, with the goal of promoting awareness and discussion on timely, impactful, and relevant business topics.
The Alberta School of Business hosts many conferences throughout the year. Conferences include Alberta Institutions, West Coast Research Symposium, Accounting Research, and more.
Organized by the School of Retailing, this is the largest student run retailing event in Canada, with the intent to change the perception of the retailing sector through industry engagement.
Signature Events of the Alberta Business Family Institute
The ABFI Signature events recognize the legacy of family-owned enterprises that have supported our communities and contribute to the growth of our economy.