The 16th Annual Vancouver Gala

The Vancouver Gala is SOLD OUT! Thank you for everyone who registered.

If you’d like to be placed on a wait list, please contact Gloria Truong.

The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) is proud to honour Carol Anne Hilton with the 2018 Award of Excellence in Aboriginal Relations.

Carol Anne was named the recipient of the prestigious award for her work in providing a policy and perspective framework to support the growth and development of Indigenous economies in Canada and around the world.

Click here to read the official press release.

Click here to read Carol Anne Hilton’s bio.

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The 16th Annual Vancouver Gala will also be recognizing the CCAB Progressive Aboriginal Relations (PAR) certified and committed companies.

Stay tuned for announcements in early September.

Thank you to our sponsors

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Supporting Sponsor

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5:30 pm Registration and networking reception, Theatre Foyer
6:30 pm Gala dinner, Theatre
8:30 pm PAR Certificate presentation
9:00 pm Award for Excellence in Aboriginal Relations Presentation
9:30 pm Closing remarks and event to conclude

Venue Address

River Rock Casino Resort

8811 River Road

Richmond, BC V6X 3P8

Registration Information

Ticket Level
CCAB Aboriginal Business Members*: $315.00
CCAB Members (Individual): $685.00
CCAB 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. 


The CCAB has reserved a number of rooms for Gala attendees at the River Rock Casino Resort (September 26 and 27, 2018). The group block is SOLD OUT.

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.