Part 1: Tour of Critical Mass Calgary

  • September 14, 2010 · 4:00 PM
  • Critical Mass Calgary

** A Meetup at the Hop In Brew will immediately follow this tour. You may come to either or both events, but please RSVP separately.

We're kicking off September with a tour of Critical Mass, one of the largest web design firms in the city. They employ a lot of local talent and their client list includes:

- Mercedes-Benz
- Nike
- Budweiser
- Rolex
- Pampers!

Learn what it's like to work in the big leagues. Afterward, we'll head to the Hop In Brew for our regular, presentation-free meetup.

These are set up as separate events to help us gauge the tour size, but here is a unified target itinerary:

4:00 PM -- Meet at Critical Mass for the tour
5:00 PM -- Tour wrap-up
5:15 PM -- Walk 5 blocks to the Hop In Brew
5:30 PM -- Meet upstairs at the Hop In Brew and order a pint or three

Details will follow as the event grows closer.

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  • Michael

    Great idea for a pre-drinking activity for Pixels and Pints. Good job, Tony!

    September 29, 2010

  • Kathryn B.

    Great tour, great to meet people at Critical Mass and ask questions!

    September 15, 2010

  • Tony G.

    I wish we could see more of the actual workspaces, but overall I enjoyed the tour. I loved the Q&A at the end. I wish the hair salon was open.

    September 15, 2010

  • A former member
    A former member

    Great job setting this up. Really interesting to have an inside look into CM. Thanks again

    September 15, 2010

  • Joshua P.

    Tour was great. Very inspiring. Impressed (or maybe just surprised) with just how large the company is (600+ employees worldwide). Very collaborative, open environment. Tour included talking with two smart CM employees, a senior developer and a senior designer. Also, Tony has a lot of hair.

    September 15, 2010

  • A former member
    A former member

    I very much enjoyed the tour of CM.

    Our two guides, Kristine and Julie, were very thorough and had the answers to all the questions asked. If they were unable to answer a question, the answers were provided by knowledgeable employees (developers, designers, etc.).

    September 15, 2010

  • GS

    Great tour, really got a feel for CM and what it would be like to work there. The 'tour' guides were very informative, answering all questions

    September 15, 2010

  • Tony G.

    An update on where to meet: You'll have to sign in at the front desk. From there you'll be directed to a meeting room where we'll hang out until the tour starts.

    September 13, 2010

  • Tony G.

    Sorry, I don't drive so I'm not sure on that one.

    September 6, 2010

  • A former member
    A former member

    Is there any cheap parking around or near Critical Mass?

    September 5, 2010

  • Tony G.

    Hey Steve, We're still working out the details on that one. If CM doesn't have a staging area, I'll find a nearby coffee shop or pub to meet at first. Stay tuned.

    August 31, 2010

  • A former member
    A former member

    Are we meeting outside or inside of CM? thx Rony

    August 31, 2010

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