27-30: Alberta Energy Challenge
Alberta Energy Challenge
The Alberta Energy Challenge is an international business case competition focused on exploring the opportunities and challenges present in the dynamic energy sector. AEC will bring together top commerce students and provide them with an unparalleled opportunity to further develop and explore their interests in energy and the environment.
Host: University of Alberta
Delegate Fee: $ 150
Contact: Aileena Minhas
30 – Nov. 1: International Sustainable Energy Congress/International Case Challenge
International Sustainable Energy Congress/International Case Challenge
ISEEESA (Institute for Sustainable Energy, Environment and Economy Student’s Association), in partnership with the International Sustainable Energy Congress (ISEC), is developing a Student Engagement Program that will consist of a Student Debate and International Case Competition. Student delegates will come to Calgary, Alberta, Canada on October 30th to November 1st to attend the full Congress proceedings while partaking in this interactive engagement program that will further enhance their educational experience. This program aims to enhance the students’ learning experience through collaboration with international students and local industry, government and academic professionals on issues being faced by the energy industry.
Delegate Fee: The standard conference fee is $450 CAD, however, the students who are competing in the Student Engagement Program will have this waived.
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2-3: U2 Case Competition
U2 Case Competition
The U2 Case Competition is an opportunity for U2 students of the Desautels Faculty of Management to gain business experience in a friendly atmosphere, while at the same time develop contacts with premier organizations for summer internship recruitment. Mixing both academic and social events, U2CC is the perfect opportunity for students to meet their future employer.
The competition is comprised of a 3-hour case crack, followed by a 20-minute presentation and a 5-minute Q&A in front of a panel of judges from sponsoring companies. During this time, teams of 4 must effectively use their academic and interpersonal skills to produce creative solutions. Outstanding teams are recognized at the closing awards ceremony.
Host: McGill University
Delegate Fee: $25
Contact: Ali Sorusbay (MUS VP Academic)
Register: (Reserved for McGill students.)
2-4: Ryerson University Information Technology (RUIT)
Ryerson University Information Technology (RUIT)
Ryerson University Information Technology (RUIT) 2012 Conference continues the Ryerson tradition of a professionally focused IT conference entirely run by students, recognizing the distinctive value of connecting with industry leaders as an integral part of the academic experience.
It is the common ground that presents an opportunity for the exchange of knowledge, the showcase of new solutions, the discussion of trending topics, and the chance to network with the employees of tomorrow.
Join us Friday November 2nd to Sunday November 4th at the Ted Rogers School of Business Management. Attendees will be allocated hotel rooms at the nearby Courtyard by Marriot, while the RUIT Gala Dinner will present an exciting opportunity to experience the Mattamy Athletic Centre (Formerly known as the Maple Leaf Gardens).
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Host: Ryerson University
Delegate Fee: $165
Contact: Colton Creber, VP Corporate Relations & Public Affairs
Register: Registration now open on www.ruit.ca
2-5: National Mining Competition (NMC)
National Mining Competition (NMC)
The National Mining Competition (NMC) is Saskatchewan and Canada’s first undergraduate mining case competition. In this inaugural year, 15 teams from across North America will be challenged to solve an innovative mining strategy case relevant to business issues facing firms within the Canadian mining sector. Undergraduate students from the faculties of business, geology, engineering, and others, will be invited to team up and compete for first place honours in this unparalleled mining-industry event.
Host: University of Saskatchewan – Edwards School of Business
Delegate Fee: Early bird (June 1 – August 31, 2012) $600 / team or Regular (September 1 – September 31, 2012) $750 / team
Contact: Krystal Aulie
8-10: John Molson Sports Marketing Conference (JMSM)
John Molson Sports Marketing Conference (JMSM)
The John Molson Sports Marketing Committee (JMSM) is a non-profit student organization at Concordia University and we are committed to providing students with practical knowledge about the sports industry, thus complementing their academic experiences. JMSM has a rich tradition, a committed executive team, strong links to the business community, but what characterizes us most is our passion for creating a unique learning environment and promoting the field of sports business. We believe that our vision, along with the generous support of our corporate partners, will allow our 17th year in operation to be the most successful yet.
Host: Concordia University
Delegate Fee: $250 per non-JMSB student
Contact 2: Phone: 1 (514) 848-2424 x7382
8-10: Dalhousie Business Ethics Case Competition (DBECC)
Dalhousie Business Ethics Case Competition (DBECC)
In recent years, it has become more apparent that ethical practices play a critical role in determining the success or failure of organizations worldwide. Yet, the study of business ethics remains very much underrepresented in undergraduate business programs throughout North America. Recognizing the need to fill this void, the students of Dalhousie University set out to create an event which focused specifically on business ethics and corporate social responsibility.DBECC makes use of the case method for all rounds of competition. Founded in 2003, DBECC has always been well attended and has attracted some of the best business schools. The best and the brightest from schools across the country, with teams from as far away as the University of Victoria in Victoria, British Columbia and Memorial University in St. John’s, Newfoundland, have all competed for top honours in the competition. All competitors have agreed that DBECC offers a mix of challenging and intense competition, informative speaker sessions and most importantly, a fun and exciting weekend with the opportunity for students to interact with peers from across the country and network with industry experts.
Host: Dalhousie University
10: John Molson Stock Exchange Case Competition
John Molson Stock Exchange Case Competition
For the third consecutive year, the Finance and Investment Students’ Association (FISA) of the John Molson School of Business is proud to host the John Molson Stock Exchange. This dynamic event will take place on November 10, 2012, at the John Molson Building located in the heart of downtown Montreal.
Participants will be able to compete in groups of four against other students from universities across Canada and USA for monetary prizes totalling $5000. Each student competes in an open-outcry market, entertaining and soliciting bids and offers, in pursuit of maximizing the value of his or her fictitious portfolio. Using proprietary software developed by our team of student software programmers, under the supervision of professors; we aim to provide students with the most realistic experience of what it is like to be a trader in an open outcry market.
The John Molson Stock Exchange allows participants to bridge the gap between theory and practice, while providing the opportunity for students to network and meet with industry executives. The event is designed to be beginner friendly. All University students interested in Finance are welcome to register, no matter their field of study or their level of knowledge on the subject.
Host: John Molson School of Business
Delegate Fee: $50 per person. Does not include accommodations.
15-18: National Business School Conference (NBSC)
National Business School Conference (NBSC)
On the weekend of November 15h to 18th, approximately 150 student council executives from Business Schools across Canada, come to the Asper School of Business.The National Business School Conference (NBSC) offer these student representatives the opportunity to advance their leadership skills, and learn how to better their student councils. Since its inception in 1993, NBSC has grown to be one of the most prestigious conferences for Business Schools across Canada. The Commerce Students’ Association is thrilled to be hosting this annual conference, and give Business Students across Canada the opportunity to network with one another.
Host: University of Manitoba, Asper School of Business
Delegate Fee: $375 per delegate
Contact 1: Lindy Masson (Co-Chair) firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact 2: Patrick Marion (Co-Chair) email@example.com
16-18: Brock University Accounting Competition
Brock University Accounting Competition
Brock University Accounting Conference (BUAC) is entering its fourth year, with each year the conference growing bigger and better. We are a nationwide event allowing students from across the country a chance to network with their peers and compete in a case competition. This year’s theme is “Life Cycles of Accounting: What goes around comes around” focusing on the fact that the accounting profession is not static and it is our job as accountants to not only survive, but to thrive. This three day conference is held at the Hilton Fallsview only a two minute walk from Niagara Falls.
Host: Brock University
Delegate Fee: $175 per delegates for a total of $700/team
Contact: Patricia DiMarcantonio
Phone: (905) 931-1784
16-18: Guelph Finance Conference
Guelph Finance Conference
The Guelph Finance Conference was created to provide the top students in finance programs from across Canada with the opportunity to compete in a trading competition, learn from guest speakers in our field-specific workshops, and network with industry professionals during the weekend’s events. There are awards available for the top-3 teams in the trading competition in the monetary amounts of $1250, $500 and $250 respectively. This is a fantastic opportunity for finance students to learn and engage top industry professionals and be inspired to continue with success into the exciting world of finance.
Host: Guelph University
Delegate Fee: Registration is CAD $100 per delegate or $125 after October 20th. Does not include accommodations.
Registration: On website. Deadline to register October 31st.
23: Pond-Deshpande Pitch Competition
Pond-Deshpande Pitch Competition
During the competition you will have 60 seconds to describe your idea, explain how it will work and who it will benefit, and convince the audience to buy into it. The judges will then decide who has the best pitch and who wins the cash prize!
30: Regional Nicol Entrepreneurial Award
Regional Nicol Entrepreneurial Award
The Nicol Award is a national program designed to generate and reward interest in entrepreneurship on the part of the undergraduate students in any faculty or field of study at participating universities across Canada. Launched in 1998, this program now awards over $100,000 in prize money each year to individual students or student teams who submit winning plans for their entrepreneurial business ideas. Six finalists from across Canada will be selected to compete in the National Finals and to attend the National Awards gala, to be held on March 25-26, 2013.
4-7: Les Jeux du Commerce (JDC)
Les Jeux du Commerce (JDC)
Les Jeux du Commerce is an inter-university event whose purpose is to unite university students from eastern Canada and compete at an academic, sport and social level. The goals of the academic competition is to better the relationship between tomorrow’s leaders and enterprises, to create a bond within the participants, to develop initiative, encourage competition and most of all, excellence.
Divided into 4 “Aspects”:
Academic: HR, Finance, Strategy, IS, Accounting, Marketing, Tax, Entrepreneurship, International Business, Operations, Stock Simulation, Debate
Sports at JDC 2012: Touch Rugby, Ultimate Frisbee and VolleyBall
Social Participation and Contribution: Our 2013 Delegation will supporting the Youth Fusion Organization by charity.
Host: HEC Montréal
Delegate Fee: $350
Contact: Stéphanie Gauvreau
Note: Contact your commerce society to participate or apply for your school’s participating team.
10-13: Manitoba International Marketing Competition & Conference
Manitoba International Marketing Competition and Conference (MIMCC)
The Manitoba International Marketing Competition and Conference is the only international marketing competition/conference in Canada. Over its 30 years, MIMC has given some of the best schools in North America and internationally, real world application of their skills as marketers. MIMC involves 10 decisions, which are submitted over 10 weeks (October to January). The competition culminates when participating teams gather in Winnipeg to make presentations and have their marketing strategies judged by a panel of corporate and academic judges. The competition also includes an interactive conference featuring a roster of top marketing professionals as guest speakers.
Host: University of Manitoba, Asper School of Business
Delegate Fee: Team of 4 plus 1 Faculty Advisor $850, $200 per extra delegate
Contact: Reyna Olivares (Vice President of Operations CSA)
11: Enterprize Regional Competition
Enterprize Regional Competition
We are a student run entrepreneurship organization based at UBC and over the past 7 years we have provided over $500,000 worth of funding to student entrepreneurs through our competition. Last year we had competitors from over 8 universities across Canada competing for a $10,000 prize pool. The Atlantic Regional Competition will be held at the University of New Brunswick with fnalists moving on to compete in BC February 7-9th, 2013
Host: University of New Brunswick
12: Enterprize Canada
Renowned as the nation’s leading student-run entrepreneurial organization, Enterprize Canada provides a glimpse into the future of Canadian innovation and growth. Delegates, competitors, community leaders, and entrepreneurs from across Canada are provided with a platform to transform their visions into reality through a national entrepreneurship conference, multi-campus community events, and Canada’s most prominent student-run business plan competition.
Founded in 2001 by Michael Lee of the Commerce Undergraduate Society at the University of British Columbia, the organization is now entering its ninth year of existence and continues to expand under the leadership of its student organizers. With continued sponsorship from some of the nation’s most prominent corporate partners, Enterprize Canada promises to continue the development Canadian student entrepreneurship through its growing lineup of initiatives.
Host: University of Guelph
18-20: JDC West 2013
JDC West 2013
JDC West is Western Canada’s largest business competition, bringing together over 600 delegates from 12 business schools across the nation. JDC West will be hosted January 18th to 20th, 2013 at the Sauder School of Business and the Vancouver Marriott Renaissance Hotel in Vancouver, BC.
With 10 academic disciplines, a parliamentary debate, an athletic tournament and a social competition, JDC West is peerless in the pursuit of competitive excellence, breadth, and integrity.
For the first time since 2007, the Sauder School of Business will once again proudly host JDC West in Vancouver, British Columbia. We look forward to welcoming old friends and competitors, and are excited for the arrival of new ones…
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Host: UBC – Sauder School of Business
18-20: JDC Central (JDCC)
JDC Central (JDCC)
JDC Central is an academic case competition in central and eastern Canada. It is the only event of its kind in the region to combine academics, athletics and social challenges to test undergraduate business students in a highly competitive and spirited environment.
The competition is comprised of six academic cases, a parliamentary style debate, a two sport athletic tournament and eight social challenges. Each participating university is also required to compete in a charity competition which includes the large fundraising event Groovin’ for Charity, in support of Big Brothers and Sisters.
The three day competition is an incredible experience for all involved. The 2013 competition will be held at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia from January 18th-20th.
Host: Dalhousie University
Delegate Fee: $275
Contact: Taylor Thompson
Winter Carnival is a seven day, seven night competition that takes place at the beginning of every winter semester. With annual participation of over 500 students, Carnival is one of MUS’s largest events.
Students organize themselves into teams of 50 to 70, with 3 to 4 team captains. Teams then compete throughout the week in a variety of activities, such as scavenger hunts, walking rallies, laser tag, iron chef, dodge ball and eating contests. Spirit points are extremely important – teams are encouraged to come up with original cheers, dances and skits. You don’t even have to wait until January! Carnival Hype Week will take place in early November to get everyone pumped for the main event.
Best party week ever! Everyone should attend, you guys are not ready for this raging week!!
Hype week will be November 5th to 10th 2012 and participant fees are between 60$ and 80$.
Host: McGill University
Delegate Fee: $120
More Information: firstname.lastname@example.org
23-25: Apex Business Plan Competition
Apex Business Plan Competition
he competition runs over three days and consists of a meet and great reception with judges, invited guests, VIPs and competitors. There is an elevator pitch component, and practice rounds. The final day of competition is reserved for presentations beginning early morning and ending with the Gala Awards dinner and reception in the evening. We have many networking events planned throughout the three-day competition and more to be announced.
24-26: Desautels Business Conference on Sustainability
Desautels Business Conference on Sustainability
For the past six years, McGill’s Desautels Business Conference on Sustainability has created an enthusiastic symposium composed of distinguished academic minds, outstanding corporate professionals, and some of the brightest university students across North America. These different stakeholders come together once a year to exchange ideas and build upon concepts of how business relates to sustainability.
Everyone is welcome! Let’s make sustainability issues better all together.
Host: McGill University
Contact: Dylan Kristofic and Laura Fraser (Co-Chairs)
Dylan.email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
24-27: NEW Annual National Conference
Network of Empowered Women (NEW) Annual National Conference
Founded in 2012, the Network of Empowered Women (NEW) will be hosting the first of its annual national conferences at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise from January 24th-27th, 2013. Its main objective is to provide students from across Canada with opportunities to develop personally and professionally, to form strong networks with other business students, and to build mentorships with sponsors, alumni, and established female business leaders. The conference will feature keynote speakers, academic and non-academic workshops, as well as a Dragon’s Den style competition.
Host: University of Alberta School of Business
Contact: Julia Rudolf
Registration: http://www.ualbertanew.ca/conference/application/ The registration deadline is October 31st. Visit our website, like us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter @UAlbertaNEW for further updates and information!
31-Feb 1: Achieve 2013
Ryerson University Accounting Society (RUAS) is proud to present the 5th annual ACHIEVE Conference and Competition.
ACHIEVE 2013 has been meticulously designed to give students an amazing opportunity to demonstrate their skills in front of industry professionals as well as compete with Canada’s leading and brightest Accounting students who are drive to succeed!
This year, ACHIEVE 2013 participants will be stimulated with innovative and thought provoking workshops and keynote addresses, executed by leaders from global organizations. Additionally, delegates will partake in one in-depth case study where students will be tested on their knowledge of accounting concepts while engaging and strengthening their skill sets. ACHIEVE 2013 promises to be exciting, challenging, and rewarding for all participants.
Host: Ryerson University – Ted Rogers School of Management
Delegate Fee and Registration Deadline: $500.00 + processing fee per team. Forms and full payment must be received no later than January 20th, 2013. Early Bird Special: $450+ processing fee is paid in full by December 20, 2012.
Registration Information: Forms available on the website.
Contact: Nancy Sandhu
Additional Information: Registration fee includes meal and accommodation for a team for the duration of ACHIEVE. A team consists of four individuals in 3rd and/or 4th year. Teams may consist of up to one 2nd year student.
1-3: EDGE Business Competition
EDGE Business Competition
EDGE strives to be multi-disciplinary and interactive in nature to provide students with an opportunity to showcase both their learned skills and natural abilities. EDGE is a twist on the static case competition because of the real time component and fluxing situation, students are required to complete several challenges, each one dependant on the decisions of the last. Our goal is to challenge students by creating the most realistic business simulation in Canada. Competitors will face a complex, ambiguous and constantly-changing scenario that will force them to think quickly and critically, to prove they have the edge over the competition.
Host: University of Alberta School of Business
Delegate Fee: $200.00/delegate, $1,000.00/team
Other: External delegate registration opens September 5th and closes December 7th at 11:59pm MST. Teams must register in groups of 5.
8-10: Ominium Financier / Financial Open
The Financial Open (Omnium Financier) is an inter-university academic case competition that brings together the best students in finance and accounting from over 10 schools across Eastern Canada. Students test their business and presentation skills in six finance and accounting cases, as well as a stock simulation. Financial Open also presents an excellent opportunity to network with sponsoring companies.
Host: UQAR (Lévis Campus) (Université du Québec à Rimouski)
11-12: Haskayne Business Day Conference
Haskayne Business Day Conference
One-day conference which pairs students with corporate representatives and recruiters.
Host: University of Calgary, Haskayne School of Management
17-22: John Molson Undergraduate Case Competition (JMUCC)
John Molson Undergraduate Case Competition (JMUCC)
The John Molson Undergraduate Case Competition (JMUCC) is an annual event organized by a team of students from the John Molson School of Business at Concordia University. Formerly known as the Undergraduate National Case Competition (UNCC), this week-long event challenges twenty-four teams from internationally renowned business schools to put their creative and analytical skills to the test.
Throughout the course of the competition, each team will be required to apply the knowledge and skills they have acquired in the classroom towards solving actual business cases. Once the analysis is completed, each team will present their recommendations, as well as a detailed plan of action to a panel of corporate executives who will evaluate the students’ presentations.
In addition, participants will have the opportunity to discover Montreal, one of North America’s largest and most cosmopolitan business centers. They will also be given the chance to interact with industry professionals and sponsoring organizations during event lunches, cocktails and banquets.
By bringing together some of the brightest and most promising undergraduate business students, we hope to build long-lasting relationships between the future leaders of tomorrow!
Host: John Molson School of Business
18-22: Rocky Mountain Business Seminar
Rocky Mountain Business Seminar
Rocky Mountain Business Seminar (RMBS) is Canada’s longest running and most prestigious student-run business conference. Established at the beautiful Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, it is an opportunity for business students across the country to network with Canadian business leaders and students from other universities across Canada while having the one of the best weeks of your Undergrad.
Host: University of Alberta – Alberta School of Business
Delegate Fee: $625 + $25 refundable damage deposit
Contact: Nadia De Santis and Leon Li, PR team
28-Mar 3: Roundtable 2013
Roundtable is Canada’s largest and most prestigious undergraduate business student conference. This conference connects over 300 business students from some of the top business school across Canada. Roundtable brings Canada’ brightest future leaders together for sessions revolving around leadership, goal setting, and best practices to ensure the success of their individual student societies.
The Sprott School of Business at Carleton University in collaboration with the Canadian Association of Business Students’ (CABS) is proud to host this year’s cohort of business student executives for Roundtable 2013, from February 28 to March 3. The nation’s capital is the perfect backdrop for an inspiring and meaningful gathering of the best and brightest young minds this country has to offer.
The addition of new and exciting program elements is bound to make this year’s conference one to remember. By the end of the weekend, we hope to inspire our delegates to strive for excellence. More importantly, we hope to motivate this group of student leaders to create a stronger, more engaged student body in their respective schools.
Host: Sprott School of Business
Delegate Fee: $375/delegate
Contact: Seema Grover – CABS Roundtable Representative – email@example.com
CJ Gordon – Roundtable 2013 Co-Chair – firstname.lastname@example.org
Zach Levine – Roundtable 2013 Co-Chair – email@example.com
Registration: Registration will take place through the website.
TBD: Guelph Sustainability Conference
Guelph Sustainability Conference
Information to be disclosed.
Host: University of Guelph
14-17: University of Victoria Leadership Conference
University of Victoria Leadership Conference (UVLC)
UVLC is a three-day action packed conference that is designed to expose delegates to an environment that empowers, challenges and engages participants to reach their full potential and succeed in the ever changing business world. This year, UVLC will be held in Parksville, BC, literally right on the beach! The weekend will begin Thursday night in Victoria with round trip transportation from the airport. With a mix of workshops, keynotes, simulations and team building events this will be a weekend on the West Coast that you will never forget!
Host: University of Victoria
Delegate Fees: TBA
Other: Conference location – Parkville, BC
21-24: Ted Rogers Management Conference
Ted Rogers Management Conference
TRMC was established to continually thank Ted and Loretta Rogers for their tremendous support to the Ted Rogers School of Management at Ryerson University. The conference will allow students, faculty, industry professionals, and media to explore the business style and work ethic that Ted Rogers portrayed. In doing so, we hope to provide participants an insight on leadership, philanthropy, and innovation.
Host: Ryerson University, Ted Rogers School of Management
Phone: (416) 979-5000 x5202
22-23: National Business and Technology Conference (NTBC)
National Business and Technology Conference (NBTC)
The National Business and Technology Conference (NBTC) has been Nspire’s annual flagship event since it started in 2001 by a group of University of Toronto students with the goal of merging the fields of business and technology.
This prestigious event brings together 300 young leaders and numerous industry professionals from across North America to participate in interactive workshops, listen to inspiring speakers, compete in the Consulting Case and the Entrepreneurship Competitions, and enrich their networks. Since its inauguration, Nspire’s presence has spread to university and college campuses all across North America. NBTC 2012 will be an amazing experience and a conference not to be missed for tomorrow’s industry leaders.
Host: University of Toronto
22-24: Happening Marketing
Happening Marketing is the biggest marketing case competition in Eastern Canada. The event unites more then 450 of the best business students in the marketing discipline. Not only is Happening Marketing a unique opportunity for our students to put their knowledge to the test, but a phenomenal occasion for you to meet people from 12 different business schools and network with potential employers.
Three aspects: academic, sports & social.
Academic: Participants apply their marketing knowledge by competing in one of the following 6 cases: B2B marketing, Strategy, Relationship Marketing, IMC, International Marketing, Quiz.
Sports: Participants put their athletic skills to the test by competing in a competitive yet friendly sports challenge.
Social: The social team, composed of 2 guys and 2 girls has to compete in a series of creative challenges during the weekend. Are you creative? Want to show everybody you wit, team spirit, leadership skills and just about any of your social skills? The social team is the right place for you!