know Calgary

Welcome to KNOW Calgary – aka the YYC. The YYC is home to some of the coolest female-run businesses.

This is your page for all things. Browse the digital KNOW Calgary book when it is launched, find a location to pick up a hard copy, connect with tribe members, view upcoming public events, and stay up to date with announcements!

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Meet the Ambassador

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Kim Hayden

From Kansas to Canada, Kim has had an extraordinary journey. Mother, wife, TV host, producer, realtor and friend are titles she proudly holds. As an award-winning real estate agent starting in 1999 and building a team with her husband Doug, Kim has had an opportunity to be part of Calgary’s growth while building relationships both professionally and personally. She has over 1200 real estate transactions in Calgary and surrounding, she is a true connector and firm believer that reputation and relationships are everything.

Meet the Photographers

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Jana Miko
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Sarah Dempsey-Bauer
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Becky Noblet
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Ralaina Virostek
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Brandie Sunley

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    Grow & Co. owners Lindsey Merkley and Crystal Bangle have been dreaming big together and making

    Location: Calgary, AB, CanadaWebsite:

    For Whitney, a meaningful connection to her community plays a vital role in both her personal and

    Location: 3526 Garrison Gate Southwest, Calgary, AB T2T 6N1, CanadaWebsite: 403.686.3661

    Born into a big Italian family in Australia, Laura is a self-confessed foodie. When she moved to

    Location: 1327a 9 Avenue Southeast, Calgary, AB T2G 0T2, CanadaWebsite: 403 619 8542

    Dr. Patricia Hort is a chiropractor and owner of Dr. For Moms Perinatal and Pediatric Natural Health

    Location: 3820 Brentwood Road Northwest, Calgary, AB T2L 2L5, CanadaWebsite: (403) 247-9301

    Finding the right talent for your company’s team takes more than just the usual canned interview


    Ray Photography + Design is the love child of Ralaina (Ray) Virostek, farm girl gone city. With a


    Rebecca has always had a passion for beautiful design and compelling content. She studied Electronic

    Location: 630 8 Avenue Southwest, Calgary, Alberta T2P 1G6, CanadaWebsite: (587) 438-9116

    Dr. Curtis grew up figure skating competitively in her hometown of Peace River. This led her to seek

    Location: 401 9th Avenue Southwest, Calgary, AB, CanadaWebsite:

    Meet Ruth Everett and Tammy Nishimura: friends, fitness instructors and fellow dog lovers. When the


    In a time when photographers seem a dime a dozen, it's not years of experience or a vast online

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