NACCA Events

Below is a list of upcoming events that relate to Indigenous Economic Development.  Please note they are listed for convenience and are not necessarily endorsed by NACCA.


NACCA 20th Annual General Meeting
June 21-22, 2017 - Edmonton AB

  • At this event, NACCA membership elects or re-elects members to the board of directors as terms expire or become vacant.

Halifax Hot Topic Series
Halifax, NS
June 28, 2017

  • This year's topic is Aboriginal tourism.


15th Annual Vancouver Gala
Vancouver, BC
September 28, 2017

  • This event honors the recipient of the Award for Excellence in Aboriginal Relations as well as the CCAB Progressive Aboriginal Relations (PAR) certified and committed companies.


Thunder Bay Hot Topic Series
Thunder Bay, ON
October 12, 2017

  • This year's topic is leveraging business strengths, and the session will focus on partnerships between Canadian companies and Aboriginal communities to launch businesses in urban and rural markets.


NACCA General Managers Meeting
Annually in November

  • This event is held each year to allow AFIs to learn about new opportunities and updated procedures at NACCA as well as share success stories.

Aboriginal Business Match
Various dates and locations available

  • Aboriginal Business Match is a two-and-a-half day networking event that connects a national network of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal decision makers to create opportunities for businesses, training, and employment.

Aboriginal Community Events

  • This website contains an extensive list of Aboriginal community events scheduled throughout the year. Check back often for updates.

Canadian Business Events Calendar

  • This website contains a list of events and training opportunities offered for Canadian business leaders throughout Canada. Check back often for updates.

Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB)

  • Throughout the year, the CCAB hosts approximately 10 events at various locations and dates. Check this site often for updates.

Canada Small Business Conferences

  • This website contains a list of conferences of interest to Canadian small-business owners. Check back often for updates.

Canada Social Venture Conferences

  • This website provides a list of conferences for Canadian entrepreneurs. Check back often for updates.

Edu-Therapy Solutions
Various dates and locations available

  • This mental health training focuses on self-care and dealing with unresolved grief and relational conflicts in a healthy manner.

Entrepreneurial Development Conference and Expo (EDCE)
Various dates and locations available

  • This is Atlantic Canada's largest business conference and is designed for Canadian business owners to network and learn best practices from experts.

Social Venture Network Conference

  • This conference has been held for 29 years and provides opportunities for entrepreneurs to network and learn from experts. The most recent conference was held in the fall of 2016 in Philadelphia. Check back for updates about the next conference.

Startup Canada

  • This website contains a list of events including online programs for Canadian entrepreneurs. Sign up to have events delivered directly to your inbox, or check their site frequently for updates.
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