ABM Uncensored is your first networking opportunity at ABM and allows you to connect meaningfully with other delegates.

It is a dialogue forum to foster interpersonal exchange, creating a deeper understanding of each other’s roles, backgrounds, priorities and motivations. This enhanced knowledge supports productive business development on the trade show floor.


ABM Uncensored is designed to take the conversation below the surface of political correctness in business negotiations and is based on the belief that differences contribute to the success of a relationship rather than preventing it.


ABM Uncensored participants examine topics in a talking circle, engaging in courageous conversations with the explicit goal to change the way Indigenous and non-Indigenous people live and do good business together.

This workshop is not for the faint of heart. The dialogue can be disturbing. Cringing is a part of the experience.

When and Where

ABM Uncensored takes place
• on Monday
• from 11:30 am until 4:30 p.m.

Lunch is provided. There is no additional charge. ABM Uncensored is followed by the ABM Welcome Reception at 5.00 pm. All ABM Uncensoreds take place at the ABM venue.

  • ABM Indigenous: Vancouver Island, March 16, Victoria, Songhees Wellness Centre
  • ABM Indigenous: West, May 11, Kamloops, TRU
  • ABM Indigenous: Southern Ontario, June 8, Oshweken, The Gathering Place
  • ABM Indigenous: Northern Ontario, August 24, Sudbury, The Holiday Inn
  • ABM Indigenous: Alberta, October 5, Red Deer, Westerner Park
  • ABM Indigenous: Lower Mainland, November 23, Langley, Langley Events Centre


This workshop is open to any ABM Delegate.


The Impact of Colonialism on the Indigenous Economy

Opening the Door to New Opportunities

It’s Time to Get Uncensored

Final Step Before Registering:

A link will be provided shortly for all events open for registration to complete a survey before attendance can be confirmed.

Questions? Concerns?

Contact L. Maynard Harry at maynard@advancedbusinessmatch.com or 1-604-223-7462 to discuss how to leverage ABM Uncensored as part of your ABM experience.


“ABM Uncensored was a space to be vulnerable and to push past barriers and misconceptions of doing business with indigenous peoples. It was a space of respect, of learning, and of courage. ABM Uncensored made my experience in the following days more worthwhile.”  Jordan Ewart, Saskatchewan Trucking Association