Penticton, BC, May 11 to 13

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Welcome to ABM West

TSFloor.jpgABM connects a corporate network in tune with the vast opportunities and unique characteristics of Aboriginal economic development in two ways:
The Aboriginal Business Match (ABM) is the most powerful Aboriginal-driven business development event in Canada connecting Aboriginal communities with the private sector to create opportunities for business. 

The event levels the playing field to allow business connections to be made. The three-day intensive experience eliminates geographic barriers, condenses time requirements, reduces costs and facilitates opportunities.
  1. One Click E-Profiles: All ABM delegates create detailed e-profiles on the ABM website, fully searchable by conference attendees, that feature business priorities, projects and partnership opportunities as well as products and services either required or offered.
  2. One-on-one pre-scheduled appointments: ABM Delegates choose to meet one-on-one through the selection of potential business matches using e-profile information. Sophisticated business matching software efficiently facilitates this process through two periods of e-profile review and targeted appointment selection.

 The event is for decision makers representing:

  • First Nations communities;
  • Métis communities;
  • Inuit communities;
  • Non-profit organizations supporting business;
  • Government agencies funding Aboriginal Economic development;
  • Aboriginal businesses, and
  • Non-Aboriginal businesses.


Results That Speak For Themselves!

At each ABM an average of 3000 business meetings take place, generating more than $30 million in new business deals. 


How it works

  • Business Matching requires two sides. ABM defines those as Community Decision Makers representing First Nations, Tribal Councils and Metis communities and Exhibitors representing businesses, non-profits and government agencies.
  • During the preparation phase for the show, Delegates request unique individual one-on-one meetings with each other.
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You can apply in 3 easy steps:

  1. Enter your company and community information.
  2. Enter data for the ABM Delegate(s) participating.
  3. Enter information about what products and/or services you look for or offer and what business opportunities you are interested in.
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Participants (193)

RBC Royal Bank Okanagan Office Systems Summit Camps KeyPoint Wealth Advisory Inc. Quaaout Lodge & Spa SITE Energy Services Urban Arts Architecture All Nations Trust Company/All Nations Insurance Brokers Davey Tree Expert Company Okanagan Indian Band HUB International - Rick Albrechtsen - Supporting Sponsor KDL Group of Companies Tervita Best Buy Housing Horizon North Camp & Catering Partnership - Supporting Sponsor Toosey Indian Band McElhanney Consulting Services Ltd. Automotive Recyclers Environmental Association Bank of Montreal Aboriginal Banking -  Sponsoring Partner - Schedule 1 Sliammon Development Corp Go West Development Ltd Enerpro Systems Corp. Water Shark Systems Lake Babine Nation Tuckkwiowhum Village by Boston Bar First Nation Kitsumkalum dk Architecture Inc. BluEarth Renewables Inc. Xyntax Urban Systems - Steering Committee Patner Sodexo Canada Stk'emlupsemc Limited Partnership ATCO Sustainable Communities Inc. Aboriginal Travel Services - National Gold Sponsor Knucewentwecw Development Corporation Ditidaht Development Corporation Tacit Management Consulting BC Hydro - Silver Sponsor Kawa Engineering Kent-Macpherson Naut'sa mawt Tribal Council Aboriginal Computer Solutions Ltd Elevator Strategy - Steering Committee Partner RecTec Industries Inc. ProActive ReSolutions Inc. Williams Scotsman Canada Penticton Indian Band Development Corp - ABM Host LandSea Camp Services Malahat Nation Ktunaxa Nation Council GMG Consulting Services Inc Kinder Morgan Canada Ascent Systems Technologies AANDC: Lands Officer BC Region Squiala First Nation Gingolx Village Government Esketemc/Alkali Resource Management Ltd Outland Camps FleishmanHillard Canada - Steering Committe Partner First Nations Market Housing Fund - Steering Committee Partner Lytton First Nation MIZARE Hospitality BC Metis Federation - Steering Committee Partner ATCO Structures & Logistics Kwikwetlem First Nation Lake Cowichan First Nation Ventek Energy Systems Inc Shxw'owhamel First Nation Greyback Construction Ltd. O'Brien Training Ltd with Core Recruitment Ltd Skin Tyee Nation Interior Heavy Equipment Operator School - Team Challenge Sponsor 1 Nation Distribution - National Supporter MNP LLP Seton Lake Band Splatsin Development Corporation Tk'emlups te Secwepemc Elaine Alec Consulting North Wind Group Neskonlith Indian Band Britco Coast Salish Technologies Eagle Bay Financial Services Ltd. Bank of Montreal Aboriginal Banking - Sponsoring Partner - Schedule 2 Nak'azdli Band Lubicon Lake Band #453 Points West Audio Visual Honka Homes The Jouta Performance Group Inc. Athabasca Basin Security The Employment Office Osoyoos Indian Band Development Corporation Treaty 8 Tribal Association Tsleil-Waututh Nation - Steering Committee Partner PGL Environmental Consultants Pacific Coastal Airlines - Silver Sponsor Scowlitz First Nation Spirit Bear Coffee Company - Prize Sponsor Precision Drilling - Steering Committee Partner Nooaitch Indian Band ICEIS SAFETY CARET Consulting Inc. Westbank First Nation Turner Group of Companies Little Shuswap Lake Indian Band with Quaaout Lodge Redrock Camps Cowichan Tribes Aboriginal Business and Investment Council Okanagan Training and Development Council Quantum Murray LP - National Gold Sponsor HUB International - Richard Trudeau - Supporting Sponsor Alexis Creek First Nation Lower Similkameen Indian Band Points Athabasca Contracting LP ARAMARK Remote Workplace Services Miller Titerle + Company LLP Public Works and Government Services Canada

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