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Calgary | October 3rd, 2017

$55.00

From Banker to Builder: Constructing your Dream Career on the Foundation of Passion

Allison Grafton, President & Co-Owner of Rockwood Custom Homes


A former investment banker, in 2009 she turned her passion into a business — having previously renovated more than 15 homes in her “spare” time. With Rockwood, Allison has managed to combine her financial know-how with her keen design eye and passion for customer service, leading her residential construction company to the top in the city of Calgary and beyond.

In the eight years since the company’s inception, Allison has been honoured as a four-time WXN Canada’s Most Powerful Women winner and in 2016 was inducted into the WXN Hall of Fame. Between 2014 and 2016, she consistently placed in the top five on PROFIT/Chatelaine Magazine’s W100 Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs; was shortlisted as a finalist for the E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, Prairies Region in 2013; in 2014, was one of Business in Calgary’s Leaders of Tomorrow; and in 2015 won the prestigious Momentum Award at the RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards, presented by Women of Influence.

Join us in Calgary on October 3, 2017 to learn how this massively successful local entrepreneur made her passion her life’s work, and discover how you can take the first step towards doing the same.

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Details

Date:
October 3, 2017
Time:
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Cost:
$55.00

Venue

Westin Calgary
320 4th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P2S6 Canada

Additional Details

Our Women of Influence Evening Series is designed to motivate and inspire the next generation of emerging leaders and provide a platform for them to meet their peers and role models who have had early success and high-profile careers. Keynote speakers share tactical advice on negotiation, leadership, entrepreneurship, communication and personal branding and a structured “Connecting Activity” enables our guests to make career-defining connections. 

Event Agenda

5:30 pm – 6:00 pm        Registration and Cocktail Reception

6:00 pm – 6:30 pm        Keynote Speaker

6:30 pm – 6:50 pm        Question & Answer Period

6:50 pm – 7:20 pm        Connecting Activity

7:15 pm – 7:30 pm        VIP Giveaway and Closing Remarks 

A former investment banker, in 2009 she turned her passion into a business — having previously renovated more than 15 homes in her “spare” time. With Rockwood, Allison has managed to combine her financial know-how with her keen design eye and passion for customer service, leading her residential construction company to the top in the city of Calgary and beyond.

In the eight years since the company’s inception, Allison has been honoured as a four-time WXN Canada’s Most Powerful Women winner and in 2016 was inducted into the WXN Hall of Fame. Between 2014 and 2016, she consistently placed in the top five on PROFIT/Chatelaine Magazine’s W100 Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneurs; was shortlisted as a finalist for the E&Y Entrepreneur of the Year Awards, Prairies Region in 2013; in 2014, was one of Business in Calgary’s Leaders of Tomorrow; and in 2015 won the prestigious Momentum Award at the RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards, presented by Women of Influence.

Venue

Westin Calgary
320 4th Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta T2P2S6 Canada