Kijiji Founder Headlines Lethbridge Chamber's Fall Business Expo

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The Leaders of Lethbridge Mixer and Trade Show and the third annual Opportunity South Summit takes place October 2-3 at the Lethbridge Lodge.

The Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce announcing the line-up Thursday (Sept. 13) for its fall business expo.

The Leaders of Lethbridge Mixer and Trade Show and third annual Opportunity South Summit takes place October 2nd and 3rd at the Lethbridge Lodge. Chamber President, Kristie Krueger says this year’s theme is ‘Southern Alberta Strong’, focusing on the future and economic potential of our region. 

The keynote speaker at this year's event is Janet Bannister, the founder of Kijiji. Bannister helped transform eBay from a collectibles to a mainstream marketplace prior to launching Kijiji in 2005.

Other speakers at the October event include Robert Palmer, WestJet’s Manager of Public Affairs; Sandra Huculak, ATB Financial’s Managing Director of Corporate Social Responsibility; and Kelly J. Lendsay, one of Canada’s foremost innovators of Indigenous workplace inclusion, diversity, and corporate engagements.

The two-day conference has a jam-packed schedule, featuring a trade show on Oct. 2nd that is open to the public, networking mixers, educational breakout sessions, and our lineup of keynote speakers.

- Pat Siedlecki with files from Lethbridge Chamber of Commerce

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