SASCA - Events - Southern Alberta Shopping Centre Association


SASCA Spring Luncheon: Thursday March 23, 2017
Guest Speaker: Brian Burke - President, Hockey Operations, Calgary Flames

SASCA is excited to welcome guest speaker Brian Burke to our Spring Luncheon. Currently, Brian Burke is responsible for overseeing all hockey operations for the Flames organization.

Burke boasts a law degree from Harvard Law School, over 20 years of experience in the industry, and 1,145 games under his belt. Since the 2000-01 season, Burke's team have qualified for the Stanley Cup Playoffs seven times, playing in 13 total post season series. It's no wonder he is one of the most sought-after members of the NHL.

Away from the rink, Burke is well-known for his work in the community. He is a vocal activist againts homophobia in sports, a strong supporter of first response personnel and military service members, an environmentalist and a humanitarian. 

Burke is also an avid supporter of many philanthropic organizations, devoting time and making numerous donations to each. Some of these organizations include: Ducks Unlimited Canada (DUC), the Canadian Safe School Network, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada, Special Olympics, and, Kids, Cops & Computers Merry-Go-Round Children's Foundation.

During his presentation at the SASCA Spring Luncheon Burke will talk about CalgaryNEXT; how to operate during a recession; ways to attract top talent; and strategies for competing for your customer's entertainment dollar. 

Additional Important Information:

  • Please bring your business cards to participate in a raffle
  • Doors open at 11:30am. Lunch begins at 11:30am in the Spectrum room. Presentation from 12:30pm - 1:30pm
  • Valet parking available at the hotel ($15/3hrs). Self parking is available in the lot on the corner of 12th Avenue & Centre Street South ($4/30min)
  • Underground parking located on 13th Avenue behind the hotel($3.50/30min)

We hope you can make it!