CALGARY, Sept. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - Members of the media are invited to attend the upcoming launch of the newly-developed Certified Aboriginal Business platform in Calgary, Alberta.
Among other advantages, this searchable directory will list pre-qualified Aboriginal businesses from across Canada, with the intent of increasing and strengthening their connections with corporations looking to source and contract with Aboriginal suppliers. In addition, the platform will also provide a place for corporations to publicize work opportunities for the Aboriginal business community.
The launch event is an opportunity for Aboriginal businesses to network with peers and prospective clients, and for all interested parties to learn more about how the platform will work.
Those interested in attending should note the following details:
|Time:||9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.|
|Location:||TELUS Convention Centre, Macleod E1 Room|
|120 9th Avenue SE, Calgary|
|9:00 - 9:30||Networking|
|9:30 - 9:35||Natiea Vinson, Director of Program - CCAB, Welcome|
|9:35 - 9:45||Gary Hart, Senior Vice President of Supply Chain and Field Logistics - Suncor Energy, Opening Comments and Introductions|
|9:45 - 10:10||JP Gladu, President and CEO - CCAB, Certified Aboriginal Business platform introduction and overview|
|10:10 - 11:00||Networking and Media|
Members of the media are asked to RSVP to Diane Gray at DGray@ccab.com by September 17th.
About the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business
The Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) was founded in 1984 by a small group of visionary business and community leaders led by Murray Koffler. CCAB is committed to the full participation of Aboriginal people in Canada's economy. A national non-profit organization, CCAB offers knowledge, resources, and programs to both mainstream and Aboriginal owned companies that foster economic opportunities for Aboriginal people and businesses across Canada.
For more information about the CCAB please visit www.ccab.com
SOURCE: Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business
For further information:
Media inquiries: JP Gladu, CCAB (647) 234-7308