2019 Vancouver Gala

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The Annual Vancouver Gala honours and celebrates the recipient of the 2019 Award for Excellence in Aboriginal Relations and is designed to recognize any Canadian who has contributed to building bridges between Aboriginal peoples and Canadian society, and whose efforts make a substantial impact across Canada and across all sectors.

Registration Information

Ticket Level


CCAB Aboriginal Business Members (ABM)*: $315.00
CCAB Aboriginal Business Members (Table of 10): $6,110.00
CCAB Business Members (Individual): $685.00
CCAB Business Members (Table of 10): $6,850.00
Non-Members (Individual): $775.00
Non-Members (Table of 10): $7,750.00

*Maximum two (2) tickets purchased at the Aboriginal Business Member rate, limited availability. Defined as Aboriginal Business owned and operated by 51% or more Aboriginal person(s). If you are unsure whether your company is registered as a member or not, please visit the CCAB Membership Directory for more information. 

Event Registration Terms and Conditions

Invoice Payment – Invoices can be requested through finance (finance@ccab.com), pending membership status. Payment must be received prior to event date.

Guest Names and Dietary Restrictions – Please send all guest names and dietary restrictions to events@ccab.com by September 12, 2019. We still try our best to accommodate any dietary restrictions submitted after this date.

Cancellation Policy – Cancellations must be submitted in writing, via email, to events@ccab.com no later than September 20, 2019 at 5pm EST. No refunds will be granted following the above noted deadline. Refunds will not be granted for no-shows, substitutions are accepted only.

Donate Back Tickets – If you are unable to secure a guest for a seat, please consider donating unused tickets back to the CCAB. The CCAB will do their best to fill the seat on your behalf. Should you have any tickets you wish to donate back to the CCAB please email events@ccab.com.

Last Minute Registrations – Please note online registration closes one week prior to event day. Last minute registrations maybe allowable depending on seat availability. Payment must be received within 24 hours of request. Please send all requests to events@ccab.com.

Photography Clause – CCAB has contracted the services of a photographer for this event. The photographer shall have the right to photograph all registered delegates at the event, CCAB shall retain the right to the exclusive use and ownership of original material and reproductions whether for publicity or otherwise.

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If you would like to request an invoice or have any issues, please email events@ccab.com.


The CCAB has reserved a number of rooms for Gala attendees. Group rate is available until September 10, 2019. Book today!

For online reservations, click Here!

For phone reservations, call 1-866-748-3718 and state that you are with CCAB or Canadian Council For Aboriginal Business with the booking code: 1909Canadi to reserve a room.

By Fax: 1-604-207-2641

By Email: reservations@riverrock.com

Deposit and Cancellation Policy – Guests using a Visa/Mastercard Debit card will be required to provide a $500 cash deposit on top of room and tax at check in.

Cancellations received within 24 hours before your arrival, or no later than 4pm PST the day before your arrival to avoid a cancellation penalty.  Pre-paid reservations are not subject to refund, in whole or part, in the event of cancellation.

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Venue Address

River Rock Casino Resort

8811 River Road, 

Richmond, BC  V6X 3P8


5:30 pm Registration and networking reception – River Rock Show Theatre Foyer
6:30 pm Gala dinner – River Rock Show Theatre
8:30 pm Awards Presentation
9:30 pm Closing remarks and event to conclude


Events are one of the main sources of revenue for the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business. Sponsorship of events contribute to CCAB’s day-to-day operations. Sponsorship enables CCAB to deliver quality programs and provide platforms for discussion, knowledge sharing, understanding and potential business opportunities between Canadian businesses and Aboriginal entrepreneurs and communities.

Sponsorship Benefits:

  • CCAB provides your company exposure to events that attract 400+ delegates.
  • CCAB events create networking opportunities with Aboriginal peoples and businesses across Canada.
  • Supported CCAB events build prosperity in Aboriginal communities.

For more information on sponsorship, please contact Lynda Keith or Paul-Emile McNab.

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