THE CENTRAL BUSINESS FORUM AND AWARDS DINNER IS NOW SOLD OUT.

To be put on the waitlist: email events@ccab.com

CCAB’s Central Business Forum & Awards Dinner is focusing on what we do best – connecting people and businesses to work together to ensure a prosperous Indigenous economy moving forward. Join us Tuesday, February 7, 2023 at the Marriott Eaton Centre in Toronto to engage in relevant economic discussions, make new business connections, pursue partnerships, explore opportunities, learn from experts, and celebrate successes.

We start the day with the Coffee Connection Networking reception and Indigenous Marketplace. Join sponsors, members, and staff for a meet and greet before our first mainstage session, lunch and an afternoon of learnings, discussions, and networking.

The CCAB’s Awards Dinner providing more networking opportunities and a celebration of the 2023 Business Lifetime Achievement recipient, Dawn Madahbee Leach and the Young Aboriginal Entrepreneur, Lesley Hampton. 

Monday evening, February 6, CCAB hosts a Pre-Forum Social get-together for a casual evening of networking, catching up with old friends and meeting new ones. Join us at Joey’s Restaurant, 1 Dundas St. West, from 7pm – 10pm. This is a ticketed event and space is limited.

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CCAB’s Central Business Forum 2023

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CCAB’s West Coast Business Forum on Thursday, October 6, focuses on what we do best – connecting people and businesses! Whether it be to innovate, learn, engage in discussions, pursue partnerships, make connections, or celebrate successes, our business forums provide concrete strategies to move your business forward.

Start the day with the Coffee Connection Networking Reception and shopping at the Indigenous Marketplace. Take ReconciliACTION during our morning fireside chat on the National Indigenous Economic Strategy. Attend workshops, roundtables, and panel discussions providing smart strategies, evolving ideas, and positive steps towards the journey to economic prosperity. Celebrate with us as we honour the 2022 recipient of the Award for Excellence in Aboriginal Relations, Dr. Marie Delorme.

 

*Additional Networking Opportunities to add to your registration

Pre-conference social sponsored by Parkland

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Join us the evening before the forum on Wednesday, October 5 from 7:00 – 10:00 pm for an evening social sponsored by Parkland at TAPshack! Just a 10-minute walk from the hotel, this event is an excellent opportunity to network with sponsors, speakers, fellow attendees, and CCAB Board and staff. The $45 registration fee includes hors d’oeuvres and two drink tickets. Reconnect with old friends and make new connections in a casual setting. Event is complimentary for sponsors, patrons, and partners. Register early as there is limited capacity for this networking event.

PLEASE NOTE: WEST COAST FORUM REGISTRATION CLOSES SEPTEMBER 28.th.

Thank you to our Sponsors

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Coffee Connection & Indigenous Marketplace

Community Sponsors

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