4th Annual Aboriginal Economic Development Conference

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To request an invoice, please contact Viktoriya Zadorozhna.

If you have any issues, please contact Gloria Truong.

The 4th Annual Aboriginal Economic Development Conference will focus on “Buy Aboriginal! The Power of Procurement in the Age of Economic Reconciliation”.

Thank you to our sponsors

Lead Sponsor

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Morning Lead Sponsor

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Afternoon Lead Sponsor

Backwoods Energy Services

Breakfast Sponsor


Lunch Sponsor





Time – Activity

8:00am – Registration, Breakfast, Networking
9:00am – Opening Remarks and Introductions
9:15am – Morning keynote presentation
10:00am – Morning panel discussion
11:00am – Networking break
11:15am – Morning Breakout session #1 and #2
12:15pm – Networking break
12:30pm – Lunch
1:30pm – Opening Remarks and Introductions
1:45pm – Afternoon keynote presentation
2:30pm – Afternoon panel discussion
3:30pm – Networking break
3:45pm – Afternoon Breakout session #1and #2
4:45pm – Conference concludes

Venue Address

The Westin Calgary

320 4th Ave SW

Calgary, AB T2P 2S6

Registration Information

Ticket Level  Reg. Fee Tax Total Cost
Student*: $165.00 $8.25 $173.25
CCAB Aboriginal Business Members**: $395.00 $19.75 $414.75
CCAB Business Members: $495.00 $24.75 $519.75
Non-Members: $595.00 $29.75 $624.75

*Must provide valid valid Student ID
**Available only to CCAB Aboriginal Business Members – 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.


The CCAB has reserved a number of rooms for Gala attendees. Group rate is available until April 13, 2018. Book today!

For online reservations, click HERE

Sponsorship information

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 continue to deliver quality programs, and provide platforms for discussion, knowledge sharing, understanding and potential business opportunities between Canadian businesses and Aboriginal entrepreneurs and communities.

Why Sponsor CCAB Events

  • CCAB provides your company exposure to events that attract 100 – 400+ delegates per event;
  • CCAB events create networking opportunities with Aboriginal peoples and businesses across Canada; and
  • Support CCAB work that builds prosperity in Aboriginal communities.

Sponsorship opportunities can be found HERE. To further discuss sponsoring this event, please contact Lynda Keith.