WHEN

October 18 – 19, 2017

WHERE

Harrison Hot Springs, BC

PRICE

$525 2 Day / $425 1 Day

ABOUT

The Stó:lō Indigenous Business Forum showcases that First Nations communities are open for business. As the largest land owners in the Fraser Valley, First Nations communities are situated near critical infrastructure for development and transport. Now, more than ever, is the most opportune time to build partnerships with First Nations to help the business community flourish.

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EXPERT SPEAKERS

The Forum features world-class presenters who will share their insight and experience in building effective, productive, sustainable partnerships with First Nations in the real estate and energy sectors.

CATHERINE PENNINGTON
Manager, BC Community Indigenous Engagement
Enbridge Inc

BRUCE FALSTEAD
Manager, Aboriginal Initiatives
Fortis BC

TYRONE MCNEIL
President
Sqewqel Development Corporation

RALPH LEON
Chief
Sts’ailes Band

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BEAUTIFUL VENUE

Situated in the small resort community of Harrison Hot Springs, BC. Enjoy mountain views, natural hot springs and one-of-a kind natural beauty of the Fraser Valley.

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SCHEDULE

Our conference this year will run over 2 days with a special reception and dinner hosted on Wednesday evening. Breakfast and lunch will be provided each day.

FULL SCHEDULE
OCTOBER 18, 2017
8:00 a.m. –
9:00 a.m.
Registration + Breakfast
9:00 a.m. –
9:30 a.m.
Welcoming Ceremony + Opening Remarks
Tyrone McNeil, President, Sqewqel Development Corporation
Chief Clem Seymour, Seabird Island Band
Chief Ralph Leon, Sts’ailes Band
9:30 a.m. –
10:00 a.m.
Introduction of Sto:lo First Nations
10:00 a.m. –
10:15 a.m.
Nutrition Break
SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITY AVAILABLE
10:15 a.m. –
11:00 a.m.
Enbridge Inc
Catherine Pennington, Manager, BC Community Indigenous Engagement
11:00 a.m. –
11:30 a.m.
Fortis BC
Bruce Falstead, Manager, Aboriginal Initiatives
11:30 a.m. –
12:00 p.m.
Ledcor
Randy Daggitt, Vice President
12:00 p.m. –
1:00 p.m.
Lunch Break
SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITY AVAILABLE
1:00 p.m. –
2:00 p.m.
Panel Discussion: Pipeline Construction
(Moderator: TBA)
Tyrone McNeil, Stqoya Construction
Shane Yamamoto, Rhyason Construction
Brian Finnie, Jewel Holdings
2:00 p.m. –
2:45 p.m.
A Solution for Water Treatment in First Nation Communities
Denis Wiart, President, ONEC Group
Kevin Wilson, Project Manager, ONEC Group
Jim Vermeer, Sqewqel Manufacturing GP Inc.
2:45 p.m. –
3:00 p.m.
Nutrition Break
SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITY AVAILABLE
3:00 p.m. –
3:30 p.m.
Agriculture
Garry Fehr, UFV Agricultural Centre of Excellence
3:30 p.m. –
4:00 p.m.
First Nations Agriculture
TBA
5:00 p.m. –
6:00 p.m.
Reception
Networking opportunity in exhibit area
SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITY AVAILABLE
6:00 p.m. –
7:00 p.m.
Dinner
6:30 p.m. –
7:00 p.m.
Sasquatch Dance Group
7:00 p.m. –
8:00 p.m.
Art Auction

A PLACE TO STAY

Family adventure. Romantic relaxation. Nightlife and great cuisine. It’s all here at Harrison Hot Springs Resort – a landmark British Columbia resort hotel on the picturesque shores of Harrison Lake.

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PRICING

Early Bird pricing ends Monday, September 22, 2017. All prices include taxes. Forum registration includes lunches, nutrition breaks, dinner on Wednesday evening, and entrance to the Art Auction and Networking Reception as well as access to all presentations and a delegate bag. Trade Show booth packages include attendance of up to two people. Additional attendees must register and purchase packages.

1 Day 2 Day Tradebooth
Early Bird
Pricing
$325.00 $425.00 $699.00
Regular Pricing $425.00 $525.00 $899.00
Stó:lō Nations
Pricing
$299.00
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