2017 Annual Vancouver Gala


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The 15th Annual Vancouver Gala will celebrate and honour the recipient of the Award for Excellence in Aboriginal Relations as well as the CCAB Progressive Aboriginal Relations (PAR) certified and committed companies.

CCAB is proud to announce Dr. Ken S. Coates as the recipient of the 2017 Award for Excellence in Aboriginal Relations.

Dr. Ken S. Coates (bio)

Thank you to our sponsors

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Agenda – September 28, 2017

5:30 pm Registration and Networking Reception, Waterfront Foyer
6:30 pm Gala Dinner, Waterfront Ballroom
8:30 pm PAR Certified and Committed Companies Presentation
9:00 pm Award for Excellence in Aboriginal Relations Presentation
9:30 pm Closing remarks and event to conclude

Registration Information

Ticket Level Cost
CCAB Aboriginal Business Members*:  $315.00
CCAB Business Members (individual ticket):  $685.00
CCAB Business Members (table of 10):  $6,850.00
Non-Members (individual ticket):  $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.



Fairmont Waterfront
Waterfront Ballroom
900 Canada Place
Vancouver, BC V6C 3L5

Accommodation Information

Our room block at the Fairmont Waterfront is SOLD OUT!

Sponsorship Information

Get noticed, sponsor a CCAB event! Sponsorship opportunities are now available. Sponsorship of events is a main source of revenue for the CCAB which contributes to our day-to-day operations, enables us to continue to deliver quality programs, and provide platforms for discussion, knowledge sharing, understanding, and potential business opportunities between Canadian businesses and Aboriginal entrepreneur’s & communities.

JOIN US in our mission to foster sustainable business relations between First Nations, Inuit, and Métis people and Canadian business.

Click HERE to view sponsorship opportunities or contact Lynda Keith to learn more about sponsoring this event.