Native Education College
May 30, 2013
The NEC Native Education College opened its doors in 1967 and became British Columbia's largest private Aboriginal College. Its focus is to meet the needs of Aboriginal adult students requiring developmental, vocational, and applied academic programs to access employment or further post-‐ secondary education.
The 2013 NEC Awards will feature the splendor of the NEC longhouse to host an evening of captivating conversations, honouring success in higher education, and sparkling entertainment.
To buy a ticket, click here.
For more information, visit the NEC website.
- Green fees, power cart, and mulligan
- Lunch and snacks
- On course sample refreshments
- Pre-dinner reception
- Awards banquet with fantastic prizes
- Silent/live auction
- BBQ buffet dinner
- Putting & chipping contest entry
- Golf gift valued at over $125
- GolfBC coupon book
- Texas Scramble Golf Package: $249/pp
All proceeds from the tournament go to support the Source Club of Powell River and the Native Education College of Vancouver.
Registration is now SOLD OUT.
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St’at’imc Emerging Economies Development Summit (SEEDS)
June 19 to 21, 2013
Working together to create economies of scale.
SEEDS will bring the St'át'imc communities together to strengthen economic development capacity, undertake nation level planning, and share best practices from within the Nation as well as provincial and national sources.
The St'át'imc are the original inhabitants of the territory which extends north to Churn Creek and to South French Bar; northwest to the headwaters of Bridge River; north and east toward Hat Creek Valley; east to the Big Slide; south to the island on Harrison Lake and west of the Fraser River to the headwaters of Lillooet River, Ryan River and Black Tusk.
Goals of SEEDS
- To create a critical path endorsed by all eleven communities for the creation of economies of scale for the St'át'imc Nation.
- To share information and raise economic development and planning capacity amongst St'át'imc decision makers and community.
- To create, improve, maintain and extend relationships and partnerships with businesses currently operating in St'át'imc territory.
- To attract investment, new partners and business to St'át'imc territory.
- To amplify the profile of the St'át'imc Nation as open for business.
The two and half day event will include a reception dinner with performances on Wednesday, a day of capacity development and planning workshops for leaders and members on Thursday, workshops and meetings with strategic partners and a St’at’imc Aboriginal Day celebration on Friday. There will also be a St’át’imc Business Awards Ceremony.
Click here to register if you are a business who wants to connect with the St’át’imc Nation.
Click here to register if you are a St’at’imc community member.
Click here to visit the SEEDS website.
Tsleil-Waututh Cultural Arts Festival
Cates Park, North Vancouver
August 18, 2013
The 7th Annual Tsleil-Waututh Cultural Arts Festival will bring around 2,000 festival-goer together to celebrate Aboriginal cultures, community, and the Nation’s inextricable link to its territory.
The event, at Whey-ah-Wichen/Cates Park in North Vancouver, will be an action-packed day filled with music and dance performances, demonstrations of ancient technologies, guided trips in traditional-style canoes by Takaya Tours, and traditional foods.
Penticton Trade and Convention Centre
February 24 to 26, 2014
June 16 to 19, 2014
The Aboriginal Business Match (ABM) is the most powerful Aboriginal business development event in BC.
ABM is designed to connect BC First Nations with the private sector to create opportunities for business. The event employs a unique trade show format of pre-scheduled appointments to discuss business opportunities between pre-qualified business matches. First Nations and Tribal Councils are one side of the match; all other delegates participate on the exhibitor side. The combination of technology, preparation process and appointment structure makes ABM highly effective.
Registration for both events begins in July 2013.
For inquiries:1-604-483-3532 or email@example.com.
Click here for the ABM 2014 website.