Building Our Future (Business Conference) TICKET


Deposit for the Building Our Futures conference. Refundable after you attend the conference.

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2018 Building Our Future Business Conference

DATE: Friday November 2nd, 2018 @ 2pm – Sunday November 4th @ 12:30pm

LOCATION: Tigh-na-mara Seaside Resort, Parksville, BC



Eligibile ONLY for Naut’sa mawt Nations (based on Member Organizations Page (here) ): Halalt, Homalco, Klahoose, Malahat, Tla’amin, Snaw-naw-as, Snuneymuxw, Stz’uminus, Tsawassen, Tseil-wau-tuth, and T’sou’ke. TRAVEL SUPPORTS and FREE Tickets available if you are a member of one of these communities.
CODE: nmtc18



Build Our Future: A Young Indigenous Business Conference is a multi-day conference in Parksville,BC where you can come be inspired about business and self employment. You do not need to have your own business to come and benefit from this high energy weekend of great people, new knowledge and plenty of inspiration!

Kendal Netmaker is a young, world-class, First Nations speaker and entrepreneur. He has founded and invested in 5 businesses, and has received over 25 business awards. Kendal is on a mission to empower entrepreneurs and leaders. Start off this weekend with this empower session by Kendal to get us into the mindset to learn about starting and strengthening businesses.

Helping keep us on track and having fun will be the amazing Stan Wesley. He Emcees and presents at conferences across Canada. If you don’t know him yet, you certainly won’t forget him after this!

2018 NEDC Business Awards Gala – To continue the powerful start to the conference the evening wraps up with a Business Awards Gala that conference attendees are invited to join. Businesses from 6 categories including: Business of the Year, Best New Business, Best Youth Business, Best Environmental Business, and Best Cultural Business.

Following the opening Keynote and Awards Gala will be a day filled with workshops and case studies to share best practices for creating or strengthening your own business.

 Ticket purchase includes:

  • Keynote Speech by international First Nations speaker Kendal Netmaker
  • 2018 NEDC Business Awards Gala & Entertainment
  • Saturday & Sunday – presenters, cases studies and breakouts
  • Meals
    • Friday – Gala Dinner (during business awards)
    • Saturday – Breakfast, AM coffee break, lunch, PM coffee break, & dinner
    • Sunday – Breakfast & AM snack