We've hand-picked events throughout the year so you can better connect with like-minded entrepreneurs and learn from the best in the biz.

ATB Entrepreneur Centre Pop-Up Event (Cold Lake)

Thursday, May 23 | 11:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Cold Lake and District FCSS

The session will be located at:

Cold Lake and District FCSS,

5220 54 St, Cold Lake, AB T9M 1W2


The ATB Entrepreneur Centre is taking itself on a road trip! Please join us for our first pop-up Entrepreneur Centre experience in Cold Lake. This event will consist of networking, lunch, and three informative sessions. We can’t wait to show you what the ATB Entrepreneur Centres are all about!

*Lunch provided


Session 1: Developing your business idea with the Business Model Canvas

Speaker: Dale Schaub – Business Advisor, Business Link

Ever wondered what it takes to get a business off the ground? Learn how to utilize the lean startup template to develop your idea or transform an existing one. We’ll show you how to use this visual chart to describe, design, challenge and pivot your business model. If you have a startup or you’re looking to grow, or even exit your business, this workshop is for you!


Session 2: Financing Panel – Ask Us Anything!

Get all your burning financing questions answered in this unique, “Ask Us Anything” style panel. This panel will include experts from Business Link, Futureprenuer, Community Futures and ATB.


Session 3: Entrepreneur Spotlight – Kieran Wheeler, Founder of Elevate Coffee

Kieran was born and raised in Cold Lake. He attended the University of Calgary after high school and lived in BC and Ecuador before moving back to Cold Lake where he founded Elevate Coffee Roasters in 2017. Kieran desires to bring exceptional quality specialty coffee to the local region. His company supplies coffee for the food service industry, grocers and a wide range of local businesses. Kieran and his wife have two girls ages three and twelve.



11:30 am – Doors open, lunch & networking begin.

12:00 pm – Business Model Canvas

1:00 pm – Financing Panel – Ask Us Anything!

1:45 pm – Break

2:00 pm – Entrepreneur Spotlight

2:45 pm – Wrap-Up & Networking

3:00 pm – Event Concludes

Loading Map....