11th Annual Business & Services Fair – 2017


Thank you all for coming to the Business & Services Fair on Saturday!

We hope you enjoyed it fully and got some great products and services out of it! The NHCA encourages local residents to #shoplocal and support your own community businesses.

Volunteers Team (left to right): Karina, Fana, Vania (Events Director), Denika, Aritee, Yana (Enagement Coordinator), Kashif, Shane, Tarvinder





Huge Thanks to our great, hard-working, and fun volunteers! Without them this event, won’t be possible 😊





Are you interested to know what businesses and services were out there?

Here is the list of vendors:


Business Name Business Contact Info  Description of the business
Bing’s Accessories christinaincanada1314@yahoo.ca Hand made personal accessories.
Crystal Ink www.crystalink.ca Independent Publishing Studio and Pop-up bookstore.
Usborne Books usbornebylili@gmail.com High quality, educational children’s books that make learning fun!
Arbonne 403-510-0983 Arbonne is skin care and nutrition.
Skaai Skin Care www.skaai.ca Manufacturer of affordable vegan and natural skin care products without commercial preservatives, colors and fragrances.
EHSpro www.ehspro.ca Environment, Health & Safety services to small businesses and non-profits.
Ideal Reality Lifestyle Management – Weight Management idealrealityltd@gmail.com To educate on how to achieving a healthy and Ideal weight and maintaining a healthy lifestyle through coaching and meal planning.
Stella & Dot, Independent Stylist www.stelladot.com/KeriBruce Jewelry and Accessories direct sales.
Purple Bow Photography purplebowphotography@gmail.com Newborn, Maternity and Family Photography.
Avon www.avonbylinda.blogspot.com Avon is cosmetics, seasonal holiday items and fashion.
Wilson Lentz LLP, Chartered Professional Accountants www.wilsonlentzllp.ca Wilson Lentz LLP are north Calgary Chartered Professional Accountants  provides tax, accounting, and advisory services to businesses and individuals.
Fairouz Arabic Language Academy LTD www.fairouzacademy.org We offer Arabic Language courses to children aged 4-12 using a fun filled approach. Classes are either on weekends or after school on a weekday. We also provide Arabic language courses for Adults. We also have a book store offering a wide variety of Arabic books for children and teens.
First Calgary Financial www.firstcalgary.com Credit Union providing full service banking
Business Fair Sponsor!
JEI Learning Center calgary.jeilearning.com After-School academic aid by teaching students with booklets from individually diagnosed programs.
Country Hills Dental Centre www.countryhillsdental.com Dental Office
Sunglow Wholesale & Retail singlowcrafts@gmail.com Handmade crafts, jewelry, fashion, home decor
iSmart Insurance www.ismartinsurance.ca Insurance
NIRVANA Essential Oils nirvanaessentialoils@gmail.com We are selling 100% Authentic Essential Oils at a very affordable price
Sun Life Financial www.sunlife.ca/maria.cabanting Financial advice on: Life Insurance, Critical Illness, Disability, Emergency Medical Travel Insurance, Investments (RRSP, RESP, TFSA), Personal Health Insurance, Group Benefits.
Calgary-Northern Hills Constituency Office Mr. Jamie Kleinsteuber (NDP) Government – MLA
MLA for Calgary-Northern Hills Business Fair Sponsor!
Liberty Tax Service www.libertytaxcanada.ca Tax Service
REMax House www.calcity.ca Realtor
Spirit of Math www.spiritofmath.com Mathematics enrichment for high performance students.
Good Earth Coffeehouse Coventry HIlls www.goodearthcoffeehouse.com Local Coffeehouse serving fresh hot beverages and fresh baked goods.
Bayal Toor www.lawbt.com A boutique law firm with contemporary approaches to legal problems, Badyal Toor works collaboratively with clients to provide expert advice about the best path forward to meet your legal needs.

Saturday, November 18th, 2017

9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Mezzanine at Vivo


We have a wealth of businesses and services in the Northern Hills, and there are some great special deals to be had at this once a year event!

Resident and Guest Participants

  • FREE entry to the NHCA Business Fair
  • Come on down to Vivo and support your local businesses and bag a bargain at the same time!
  • Stop by the NHCA tent with your Passport to Business to be entered into the prize draw
  • Keep an eye on a list of business participants the will be added once registration begins



VISITORS: Grab a copy of our free Business Directory on your way in. Have the Passport to Business in the middle stamped by at least 12 vendors and bring it back to the NHCA tent to enter our free prize draw! We have lots of prizes to give away…

VENDORS: Leave your business card at the NHCA tent and be entered in our free vendor draw!
For information about what special offers our vendors will have on the day, like us on Facebook to see our vendor specials posts!

Independent business entrepreneurs can help rejuvenate a healthy economy in our communities, and they need your support to make it happen. The NHCA encourages residents and business owners to conduct business while at the fair. So come and check out what businesses and services are offered in your communities and neighbourhoods, and look out for those special deals for NHCA members and residents!



COST:  $60 per table.  $50 per table for our Business Plus Members!

WHERE: Mezzanine at Vivo, 11950 Country Village Link NE, Calgary T3K 6E3

WHEN: Saturday, November 18th, 2017, from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

WHO: Open to Businesses and Services located in and around the Northern Hills communities (That’s You!)

WHAT: The focus of this event is to showcase local businesses to residents and guests. This also provides a low cost advertising and networking opportunity for business owners

  • Table(s) available on a first come, first served basis. Tables and chairs will be provided and assigned by the Events Director
  • Power access is available for an additional $10 charge (Limited), first served basis.  (You will be offered the power upgrade during checkout.)
  • A Quick Reference Business Directory of all participants will be available at the Fair
  • Product Sales are permitted, however No Soliciting, please!
  • Requires to arrive between 8:00 am and 8:30 am to set up
  • Deadline to register is @noon, November 9

** Please note:  If your business is:  chiropractic, physiotherapy, massage therapy, fitness and/or preschools, we are unable to register your business at this event.  For more information:  admin@northernhills.ab.ca

Thanks to all those who support the Northern Hills Community Association by purchasing memberships and to our sponsors of this event.




REGISTRATION OPENS  September 28th, 2017.  An NHCA Membership is not required to participate.  In order to register online, if you don’t already have a membership with us, you will need to first set up a user profile. Our handy guide can take you through the steps, or you can call our friendly office staff for help.  Registration is available online or in person at the NHCA office.

Tables are only $60 (including tax), and include advertising in a take-home directory, a directory listing on our website event page and in our community newsletter, and entry into a free prize draw for participating businesses.  Table cloths and skirts are not provided.  $10/Table Discount applies for Business Plus Members only.  You can upgrade to a Power Table for $10 (limited quantity available).

A paper registration form is also available to download here: Business Fair Registration Form 2017.

Please see the general terms & conditions and purchase and refund policies below.

Business/Service Registration

General Terms & Conditions, and Registration Requirements:

  • Open to businesses & services located within and around the Northern Hills Communities.
    Please note: If your business is Chiropractic, Physiotherapy, Massage Therapy, Fitness and/or Preschools, we are unable to register your business at this event. For food and beverage companies, you may not be able to sell food or beverages at the fair, but may be able to provide free samples of some food items – please contact us for more information. Contact: info@northernhills.ab.ca
  • An NHCA Membership is not required to participate, but discounts apply for Business Plus Members.
  • A limited number of power-access tables are available for an additional $10.00 per table.
  • Businesses are welcome to purchase multiple tables – to add an additional table, please click ‘purchase’ again.
  • Registration is available online or in person at the NHCA office:
    • OPENS September 28th, 2017;
    • CLOSES at 12 NOON on November 9th, 2017;
    • The NHCA reserves the right to close registration as soon as the table limit has been reached, or extend the deadline.
  • Tables are available a first come, first served basis.
  • Tables and Chairs will be provided. Tables are rectangular and 6 feet in length.
  • Product sales are permitted, however:
    • Only products legal for sale in Alberta will be permitted.
    • Clothing racks and product displays are permitted (within your designated space).
    • No soliciting allowed.
  • Please arrive to set up at 8:00 am. Businesses MUST be set up by 8:30 am or we reserve the right to refuse entry (no refund will be given).

Payment and Refund Policies

Our general Purchase & Refund Policies apply. In addition to those listed, the following also apply:

  • Refunds will be given, minus a $20.00 administration fee, until Nov. 9, 2017.
  • No refunds will be given for cancellations after Nov.9, 2017.

This refund policy applies regardless of registration date.

Post Author: Marina Barrett