Upcoming Goodies

Calling all Visionary Businesses, Government & Community Leaders

The Edmonton Chamber of Commerce is a Communications Partner for our upcoming event, ABM Alberta, and we love what they’re up to.

Their upcoming event Opportunities North 2017, will bring together attendees seeking information and connections in the areas of trade and transport, education and reconciliation, exploration and investment. The Edmonton Chamber of Commerce is inviting our National ABM Network to set their compass for a mission of ‘Economic Exploration and Exchange this September 12-14, 2017, in Edmonton, AB.

Featuring Speakers:

  • Terry Booth, CEO & Founder, Aurora Cannabis Inc.
  • Dr. Richard Heinzl, Founder of Doctors without Borders Canada
  • Brennan Loh, Founder and Director of Business Development and Strategic Partnerships at Shopify
  • Gabrielle Scrimshaw, Founder of the Aboriginal Professional Association of Canada

Opportunities North 2017
September 12–14, 2017
Held in various venues in Edmonton, AB Canada
Tickets: $650+GST

Presented by the Edmonton Northern Partnership: an initiative of the Yukon Chamber of Commerce, Northwest Territories Chamber of Commerce and Edmonton Chamber of Commerce.

To register: contact Max Frank or Lee Ferris at 780-409-2135 or register here.

Got an upcoming event or job posting?

If you are a company in our National ABM Network with an exciting opportunity in the Aboriginal market or if you are a First Nation community looking to push out an event or job posting – let us know.

Contact Manager, Communications, Romila Barryman, at 1-604-223-7206 or at romila@ravenevents.ca.

Past Goodies


Calling all Coastal First Nations, Aquaculture Companies, Their Partners &Suppliers

Vancouver Island University (VIU) is a valued member of the National ABM Network and attended ABM in Nanaimo in 2016. VIU is now getting ready to business match at ABM Vancouver Island in Port Hardy from March 27 to 29, 2017 and we think they’re up to some awesome things.

Check out the First Nations Shellfish Summit below and consider attending. We will be there!

The university operates the Deep Bay Marine Field Station, which is home to its Centre for Shellfish Research that conducts and supports both pure and applied coastal and marine research activities related to sustainable shellfish aquaculture development, preservation of coastal ecosystems, and inter-disciplinary projects involving local communities.

First Nations Shellfish Aquaculture Summit
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
09.00 am to 04.45 pm
Deep Bay Marine Field Station, 370 Crome Point Road, Bowser, BC, V0R 1G0

Registration is FREE!

This one day event will bring together traditional knowledge with current practices in shellfish aquaculture for First Nations who are interested in, or already involved in, the aquaculture sector. Participants will have an opportunity to build a network with other First Nations and companies interested in shellfish aquaculture and will help shape future discussions on the role of VIU in supporting applied research and education within this industry.

To register: Stephanie Richards, 1-250-740-6398 or stephanie.richards@viu.ca.