Placemakers 6: Village Format Retail in East Village
When & Where
On November 14, gain new perspective on how small businesses in East Village engage with the community to create a truly vibrant neighbourhood.
Date & Time
St. Louis Hotel, Main Floor
430 8 Avenue SE, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
About This Event
- Learn how small businesses build community
- Meet the people who are transforming our neighbourhood
- See how CMLC's placemaking strategy is unfolding
Join CMLC and our special guests:
MICHAL LAVI, SIDEWALK CITIZEN
Sidewalk Citizen co-founder discusses her bakery’s community-based programming initiatives and how to nourish minds and stomachs.
HEIDI BLANCHETTE AND NIKKI MAAS, LIZ & LOTTIE
The two founders behind Liz & Lottie discuss the challenges and opportunities behind building a marketing program for a small business.
MIKE WARD, BREWER’S APPRENTICE
The man behind Brewer’s Apprentice celebrates locally-made craft beer and discusses how his business model differs from typical liquor stores.
JOANNA PESTA, CALGARY MUNICIPAL LAND CORPORATION
Manager of Programming and Events for CMLC shares the history of East Village Junction and the success of Calgary’s first pop-up retail park.