The Aboriginal Innovations Conference and 5th Annual Dreamcatcher Black Tie

    Guests include Belinda Stronach, Minister Duguid, Mayor Fred Eisenberger
                             and many many more!

    "The Most Interesting and Exciting Development Conference in Years."
    Daniel J Brant, CEO of the Dreamcatcher Foundation

TORONTO, Oct. 27 /CNW/ - The Dreamcatcher Foundation proudly presents the Aboriginal Innovations Conference October 28 & 29th and the 5th Annual Black Tie Gala October 29, 2009 to being held at the Hamilton Convention Centre. The two day event is one of the most interesting conferences in the Aboriginal community and will include the highly anticipated The Big !dea Contest. Select applicants will be given a chance to make a pitch to a panel of elite investors, including Belinda Stronach Executive Vice Chair of Magna International, Al Mcleod, President and CEO of the Tribal Council Investments Group of Winnipeg, Dave Tuccaro, President of Tuccaro Inc of Fort McMurray, Alberta, W. Brett Wilson, President and founder of Prairie Capital Corporation of Calgary Alberta and Jerry Montour, CEO of Grand River Enterprises, Ohsweken Ontario, present their ideas in front of a live audience and will have an opportunity at financing of up to $250,000 for their program or product geared toward the Aboriginal Marketplace.

Touted as one of the most innovative conferences in the Aboriginal Community, the event will feature high profiled appearances by special guests including International Expert on Development Dr. Ernesto Sirolli, IBM Executive Vice President Pat Horgan and a special appearance by Hockey icon Theo Fleury. However, the real stars of the conference will be the lucky 40 Aboriginal innovators who submitted proposals from all over the country.

The money raised from the conference will help provide grants to children and individuals in the Aboriginal Community, having a long and lasting positive impact on our future leaders.

About the Dreamcatcher Charitable Foundation:

The Dreamcatcher Foundation is a registered charitable foundation with the mission to address situations unique to the First Nations community. The Foundation will provide support through grants to individuals with a goal of developing youth as future community leaders.

The Foundation also provides grants to community involvement projects that have a lasting and positive impact on their members.

The Dreamcatcher Foundation will contribute to eligible applicants in the areas of:

    Arts and Culture
    Education Support
    Health Support
    Sports and Recreation

Please visit for further details about the Dreamcatcher Foundation and the conference.

SOURCE Dreamcatcher Charitable Foundation

For further information: For further information: Media Registration: Sonya Singh,, Media Relations Coordinator, Dreamcatcher Foundation, (416) 560-1490,

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