Shaping the future of Aboriginal Tourism
 

2017 AtBC Stakeholder Forum and Annual General Meeting

October 11, 2017 - October 12, 2017

AtBC is proud to be hosting its Stakeholder Forum and Annual General Meeting at Musqueam Cultural Pavilion and Westin Wall Centre in Richmond, BC from October 11th to 12th.

Rendez-vous Canada 2017

May 9, 2017 - May 12, 2017 , BMO Centre, Calgary, Alberta

Rendez-vous Canada (RVC) is Canada’s premier international tourism marketplace lead by Destination Canada, connecting international buyers with Canadian sellers of tourism products.

Aboriginal Business Match West 2017

May 8, 2017 - May 10, 2017 , Penticton Trade and Convention Centre, Penticton, BC

Aboriginal Business Match (ABM) West will be hosted by the Penticton Indian Band. AtBC will be attending ABM West 2017 to connect with communities and entrepreneurs who are interested in growing their tourism operations.

ABM Vancouver Island

March 27, 2017 - March 29, 2017 , Port Hardy Civic Centre

ABM is based on the belief that building effective business relationships between Aboriginal communities, their non-Aboriginal neighbours and the private sector is imperative to the future of Canada’s economy, and to society as a whole.

BC Tourism Industry Conference

February 22, 2017 - February 24, 2017 , Victoria Conference Centre, Victoria, BC

An annual event with a great program designed to educate, promote discussion, generate new ideas and encourage networking and communication between industry colleagues. The event also celebrates the industry leaders and innovators at the prestigious BC Tourism Industry Awards Gala. The conference is being held at the Victoria Conference Centre on February 22 – 24, 2017.

Indigenous Tourism

February 15, 2017

Join us to learn and share how tourism can be or is a part of your community.

Social Media Webinar

February 9, 2017

Ignite Your Business with Social Media. We welcome our Marketing Stakeholders to join Will Harding and Adrian Brijbassi to learn how to utilize social media resources.

NEDC Presents: Aboriginal Tourism Conference

November 4, 2016 - November 5, 2016

Learn about the future of the Aboriginal tourism industry and how to develop and manage your business for success at the NEDC Aboriginal Tourism Conference 2016

2016 AtBC Annual General Meeting and Stakeholder Forum

October 25, 2016 - October 26, 2016

AtBC is proud to be hosting its annual fall Stakeholder Forum and Annual General Meeting at lelem’ Arts & Cultural Cafe and Kwantlen Cultural Centre in Fort Langley, BC from October 25th to 26th.

ABM Atlantic 2016

October 24, 2016 - October 26, 2016 , Membertou, NS

ABM Atlantic will connect Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal decision makers to create opportunities for business and will take place in Mi’kmaw Territory, Membertou, NS at the Membertou Trade and Convention Centre.

GoMedia Canada Marketplace

October 16, 2016 - October 20, 2016 , Montreal, QC

GoMedia Canada Marketplace is the place for Canadian travel operators to exchange stories and ideas with international media.

ABM Alberta 2016

September 19, 2016 - September 21, 2016 , Enoch, AB

ABM Alberta will be hosted by the Sunchild First Nation and will connect Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal decision makers to create opportunities for business.

NABOC Osoyoos 2016

September 13, 2016 - September 15, 2016

Designed as an interactive, information sharing event between private sector professionals and business decision makers from Aboriginal Communities, NABOC Osoyoos 2016 is being held from September 13th - 16th.

Travel Media Association of Canada, Conference and AGM

June 22, 2016 - June 25, 2016 , Cape Breton Island, NS

Every year, members of TMAC – both industry and media come together over the course of four days to make new contacts and gather story ideas for upcoming features.

Victoria Aboriginal Cultural Festival

June 17, 2016 - June 19, 2016 , Victoria, BC

Victoria, BC will once again host the Aboriginal Cultural Festival, a three day celebration of Aboriginal peoples, arts, and culture. The festivities begin on June 17 and wrap up on June 19.

ABM Prairies 2016

June 13, 2016 - June 15, 2016 , Saskatoon, SK

ABM Prairies will be hosted by the Clarence Campeau Development Fund and the Saskatchewan Indian Equity Foundation.

Travel Bloggers Exchange (TBEX) North America

May 29, 2016 - May 31, 2016 , Bloomington, MN

TBEX is the world’s largest gathering of travel bloggers, writers, new media content creators, and social media savvy travel industry professionals.

TIABC 2016 AGM & Summit

May 24, 2016 - May 26, 2016 , Sun Peaks, BC

The Tourism Industry Association of BC (TIABC) advocates for the interests of British Columbia's $13 billion+ tourism economy.

WTM Connect China

May 23, 2016 - May 25, 2016 , Hainan Island, China

Reed Travel Exhibitions introduces WTM Connect China, a new pod event bringing together suppliers of international travel product to meet with outbound Chinese Hosted Buyers.

WTM Connect Asia

May 18, 2016 - May 20, 2016 , Penang, Malaysia

WTM Connect Asia is an exciting new event bringing together suppliers of South East Asia and international travel product to meet with South East Asian and international Hosted Buyers.

ABM West 2016

May 9, 2016 - May 11, 2016 , Penticton, BC

ABM West will be hosted by the Penticton Indian Band and the BC Métis Federation. The event will connect Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal decision makers to create opportunities for business.

NABOC Prince Rupert 2016

April 26, 2016 - April 28, 2016 , Prince Rupert, BC

The National Aboriginal Business Opportunities Conference (NABOC) series is unique in design with a focus on networking and developing fair and equitable business relationships for all involved.

Canada Media Marketplace

April 18, 2016 - April 20, 2016 , San Francisco, CA

Canada Media Marketplace brings together Canadian media directors and representatives from a broad cross-section of the Canadian tourism industry with US travel media.

Just Do It, Freak Later

March 3, 2016 , Kamloops, BC

A place to network, share ideas, learn, inspire, create, mentor, support, encourage, grow, and excel.

ILTM Japan

February 28, 2016 - March 2, 2016 , Tokyo

International Luxury Travel Market (ILTM) Japan is the leading luxury travel event for building relationships in the Japanese region.

ABM Vancouver Island 2016

February 1, 2016 - February 3, 2016 , Nanaimo, BC

ABM Vancouver Island will be hosted by the Snuneymuxw First Nation, the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council, the Nuu-chah-nulth Economic Development Corporation, and the Vancouver Island Economic Alliance.

National Tour Association Travel Exchange

January 31, 2016 - February 4, 2016 , Atlanta, GA

Travel Exchange combines the NTA Convention and the FTA Conference to offer packaged-travel professionals the best business-building show in the industry.

2015 AtBC Annual General Meeting and Stakeholder Forum

November 25, 2015 - November 26, 2015

AtBC is proud to be hosting its annual fall Stakeholder Forum and Annual General Meeting at the Musqueam Cultural Centre in Vancouver, BC from November 25th to 26th.

Gold Country Communities Society Tourism Symposium

November 14, 2015

A great opportunity to meet Stakeholders, community leaders of Gold Country, the Gold Country Board, and various tourism representatives at the Civic Centre in Merritt.

Pacific Asia Indigenous Tourism Conference 2015

September 12, 2015 - September 14, 2015

The World Indigenous Tourism Alliance (WINTA) and AtBC will host the second Pacific Asia Indigenous Tourism Conference (PAITC) in Vancouver from September 12 -14.

2015 Victoria Aboriginal Cultural Festival

June 19, 2015 - June 21, 2015 , Victoria

Victoria, BC will once again host the Aboriginal Cultural Festival, a three day celebration of Aboriginal peoples, arts, and culture. The festivities begin on June 19 and wrap up on National Aboriginal Day, June 21.

Sustainability Learning Series: Aboriginal Tourism

June 8, 2015 - June 13, 2015 , Vancouver Island

This week-long series will share the stories of various Aboriginal Tourism initiatives at the community and operator level within the Vancouver Island region.

Aboriginal Business Match West 2015

May 11, 2015 - May 13, 2015 , Penticton

The Aboriginal Business Match (ABM) West 2015 will be taking place on May 11-13 at Syilx/Okanagan Territory, Penticton, BC. ABM West is focused on the economies of BC and Alberta.

NABOC Prince Rupert 2015

April 28, 2015 - April 30, 2015 , Prince Rupert

The National Aboriginal Business Opportunities Conference (NABOC) series is unique in design with a focus on networking and developing fair and equitable business relationships for all involved.

Skwin’ang’eth Se’las Development Company (SSD Co) Open House & Ideas Fair

April 11, 2015 , Victoria

SSD Co is a federally-incorporated non-profit company founded by the Esquimalt Nation, Songhees Nation and Greater Victoria Harbour Authority (GVHA) to promote economic development opportunities for the Esquimalt Nation and Songhees Nation communities.

Metro Vancouver Aboriginal Tourism Pitch Session

March 31, 2015 , Vancouver

This one-day event takes place at the BCIT downtown campus and gives you the opportunity to pitch and hear ideas about Aboriginal tourism development. Your ideas may be put into action!

4th International Aboriginal Tourism Conference

March 24, 2015 - March 25, 2015 , Québec City, Canada

The International Aboriginal Tourism Conference takes place on March 24-25, 2015 at the Fairmont Le Château Frontenac in Old Québec. This historical setting is just a few kilometres away from the only Huron-Wendat community in Canada.

Urban Spirit Foundation: Aboriginal Wellness Event

February 28, 2015 , Vancouver

The Urban Spirit Foundation is a charitable organization that exists to further the success and self reliance of Urban Aboriginal people in the Metro Vancouver Region.

BC Aboriginal Women in Business Conference

February 19, 2015 - February 20, 2015 , Vancouver

The BC Aboriginal Women in Business Conference has been created for all of those with an interest in business development and all others interested in promoting or partnering with Aboriginal Women in Business.

The First Nation Snowboard Team Christmas Fundraiser

December 19, 2014

Support the First Nation Snowboard Team with their Christmas Fundraiser at the Chief Joe Mathias Centre on December 19 at 7pm.

2014 AtBC Annual General Meeting and Stakeholder Forum

November 24, 2014 - November 25, 2014 , Quaaout Lodge

AtBC is proud to be hosting its annual fall Stakeholder Forum and Annual General Meeting at Quaaout Lodge in Chase, BC from November 24th to 25th.

2014 Canada’s West Marketplace Tradeshow

November 17, 2014 - November 20, 2014 , Canmore, Alberta

The 27th annual Canada’s West Marketplace trade show will be held in Canmore, Alberta, November 17th to 20th, 2014.

BC Tourism & Hospitality Summit

November 3, 2014 - November 4, 2014 , Vancouver Convention Centre

Connect with Hospitality and Tourism Professionals and create relationships for the future.

Housing First Approach Call for Proposals Information Sessions

September 18, 2014 , Dave Pranteau Aboriginal Children’s Village, Amenity Room, 2980 Nanaimo Street, Vancouver

To facilitate the implementation of Housing First approach and meet the Aboriginal Community Plan Priorities, the Community Entity (CE), Lu’ma Native BCH Housing Society (Lu’ma) invites submissions in response to a Call for Proposals (CFP).

Indigenous Artist Workshop: Professional Practices

June 17, 2014 - June 21, 2014 , Songhees Wellness Centre

Join us for an all-day Indigenous artist's professional practice workshop.

2014 International Aboriginal Tourism Conference

April 15, 2014 - April 16, 2014

AtBC and Aboriginal Marketplace Events will host the 3rd annual International Aboriginal Tourism Conference at the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre and the Fairmont Chateau Whistler in British Columbia, Canada from April 15th to 16th, 2014.

Let’s Gather! A Sunshine Coast Tourism Networking Event

February 20, 2014 , Sechelt Nation Longhouse, Sechelt

Building Business through Partnerships and the Principals of the Potlatch - Tour Operators, Aspiring Entrepreneurs, Cultural and Outdoor Enthusiasts and Media!

Murray Porter Blues Concert & Silent Auction in Support of the Musqueam/Maori 2014 Cultural Exchange

February 8, 2014 , Musqueam Cultural Centre, Vancouver, BC

Please join us for a blues concert and silence auction to fundraise for a youth exchange to New Zealand.

Metro Vancouver Aboriginal Executive Council Community Forum

February 6, 2014 , Aboriginal Focus School - Sir William MacDonald Elementary School, Vancouver BC

The Metro Vancouver Aboriginal Executive Council is hosting a community forum on February 6th, 2014.

Songs from the North, Music for the People: in Support of the Musqueam/Maori 2014 Cultural Exchange

January 30, 2014 , Musqueam Cultural Centre, Vancouver, BC

Please join us for concert of circumpolar singers, Diyet and Nive Nielsen, to fundraise for a youth exchange to New Zealand.

Traditional Buffet Feast in Support of the Musqueam/Maori 2014 Cultural Exchange

January 24, 2014 , Musqueam Cultural Centre, Vancouver, BC

Please join us for a traditional buffet feast to fundraise for a youth exchange to New Zealand.

Aboriginal Wellness Event

January 18, 2014 , Vancouver Aboriginal Friendship Centre, Vancouver BC

Join the Urban Spirit Foundation and Aboriginal Wellness Events on January 18th, 2014, for a day of wellness!

Aboriginal Cultural Tourism Forum - West Coast

December 16, 2013 , Kwisitis Visitor Centre, Ucluelet

Please join us, on Monday, December 15th, in Ucluelet, to discuss opportunities to respectfully develop Aboriginal cultural tourism on Vancouver Island.

Aboriginal Business Service Network Society Annual Forum

December 4, 2013 - December 5, 2013 , SFU at Harbour Centre, Vancouver, BC

Aboriginal Business Service Network Society Invites you to join us at our Annual Forum.

Aboriginal Cultural Tourism Forum - Mid Island

November 26, 2013 , Quinsam Centre Hall, Campbell River

Please join us, on Tuesday, November 26th, in Campbell River, to discuss opportunities to respectfully develop Aboriginal cultural tourism on Vancouver Island.

Aboriginal Cultural Tourism Forum - North Island

November 25, 2013 , Cluxewe Resort, Port McNeill

Please join us, on Monday, November 25th, in Port McNeil, to discuss opportunities to respectfully develop Aboriginal cultural tourism on Vancouver Island.

Canada’s West Marketplace

November 23, 2013 , Westin Resort and Spa, Whistler

AtBC Prepares to Co-Host Welcome Reception at Canada’s West Marketplace – November 23, 2013

Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival

November 16, 2013 - December 8, 2013 , Fraser Valley, BC

Bald eagles migrate every fall to Fraser Valley to feast on fish carcasses. Come and celebrate the the greatest bald eagle congregation in the world!

Explore Aboriginal BC Travel Trade Event

November 7, 2013 , Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art, Vancouver

Join us on November 7th for our annual Travel Trade event!

2013 AtBC Fall Stakeholder Forum and AGM

November 5, 2013 - November 6, 2013 , Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre, Whistler

AtBC's annual fall Stakeholder Forum and Annual General Meeting will be held this year at the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre in Whistler.

Fundraiser for the Malahat Cultural Resource Centre

November 2, 2013 , Brentwood College, Mill Bay, BC

On November 2nd, join the Malahat Nation in a fundraiser make their plans of creating the Malahat Kwunew Kwasun Cultural Resource Centre possible.

Vancouver Island Aboriginal Cultural Tourism Forum

October 28, 2013 , Greater Victoria Horseshoe Pitching Club, Sannich, BC

On October 28th, please join us to discuss opportunities to respectfully develop Aboriginal cultural tourism on Vancouver Island.

Please Do Not Touch The Indians

September 28, 2013 - September 29, 2013 , Stó:lō Resource Centre, Chilliwack

The University of the Fraser Valley Theatre department, Stó:lō Nation and the Stó:lō Research & Resource Management Centre present staged readings of Kwantlen First Nation playwright Joseph Dandurand’s play "Please Do Not Touch The Indians".

Spirit Within Festival at Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre in Whistler

September 26, 2013 - September 29, 2013 , Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre, Whistler

The Spirit Within Festival is back for the second year! The Festival has expanded to be a 4 day festival from Thursday September 26th – Sunday September 29th and will take place at the Squamish Lil’wat Cultural Centre and Whistler Olympic Plaza.

Attend the Skwachàys Lodge Fundraiser

September 24, 2013 , Skwachàys Lodge, Vancouver

Attend the Skwachàys Lodge Reception being held to kick off their fundraising campaign with the goal of transforming the Skwachàys Lodge into Canada's first and only boutique Aboriginal arts hotel.

September Celebration at Xatśūll

September 21, 2013 , Williams Lake

Xatśūll Heritage Village is hosting its third Cultural Event of the 2013 season.

2nd Annual Golf Tournament at Talking Rock Resort

September 20, 2013 , Quaaout Lodge, Chase

Join Talking Rock Golf Resort for a day of fun, golf, prizes and great food! Proceeds to support the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation.

Salmon Run Motorcycle Rally

September 15, 2013 , Trev Deeley Motorcycles, Vancouver

Follow the Eagles to Squamish! A West Coast Ride, Food & Music to Celebrate our Heritage!

National Aboriginal Business Opportunities Conference

September 10, 2013 - September 12, 2013 , Spirit Ridge Vineyard Resort and Spa, Osoyoos, BC

The National Aboriginal Business Opportunities Conference Tour will be stopping in Osoyoos from September 10th - 12th for 3 funfilled days worth of networking.

Fresh Air Cinema - Free Outdoor Movie Series!

September 7, 2013 , Puntledge RV Campground, Courtenay, BC

On Saturday, September 7th, come and enjoy a free outdoor movie at Puntledge RV Campground!

Thompson Rivers University’s Aboriginal Culinary Arts Program

September 1, 2013 - March 4, 2013 , Thompson Rivers University, Kamloops

The Faculty of Adventure, Culinary Arts and Tourism (ACT) at Thompson Rivers University (TRU) is excited to announce plans for an Aboriginal Culinary Arts Certificate Program.

George Leach Summer Windup Cultural Celebration at Lakeshore Resort and Campground

August 28, 2013 , Windermere, BC

Come join Lakeshore Resort and Campground for an evening with George Leach to close out summer!

Beer and Burger Fundraiser for Northern Lights Wildlife Society

August 22, 2013 , Klahowya Village

Join us to raise money for the Northern Lights Wildlife Society!

Grand Opening of NEC’s Tsimilano Building

August 20, 2013 , Vancouver, BC

You are invited to the Grand Opening of NEC's Tsimilano Building - newly renovated for classes starting in September!

7th Annual Tsleil-Waututh Cultural Arts Festival

August 18, 2013 , Cates Park, North Vancouver, BC

The 7th Annual Tsleil-Waututh Cultural Arts Festival will bring 2,000 festival-goers together to celebrate Aboriginal cultures, community, and the Nation's inextricable link to its territory.

Nuyumbalees Cultural Centre - Share History… and a Meal

August 17, 2013 , Cape Mudge, Quadra Island

Come and share history... and a meal! BBQ Fundraiser at Nuyumbalees Cultural Centre.

ACCESS 1st Annual Urban Aboriginal Charity Golf Tournament

August 15, 2013 , Country Meadows Golf Club

Aboriginal Community Career Employment Services Society (ACCESS) and Urban Spirit Foundation present the 1st Annual Urban Aboriginal Charity Golf Tournament.

August Celebration at Xatśūll Heritage Village

August 11, 2013 , Williams Lake, BC

Xatśūll Heritage Village is hosting its second Cultural Event of the 2013 Season on Sunday, August 11th 2013
in partnership with the Rivershed Society of BC.

“Te Ara: Māori Pathways of Leadership past, present, and future”

August 7, 2013 , Vancouver

An international show of images of the Māori South Pacific indigenous peoples, opens Friday, August 9th at the Musqueam Gallery in Vancouver, Canada.

I-Hos Night Market

August 3, 2013 - August 4, 2013 , Comox, BC

On August 3rd and 4th, join I-Hos for their annual night market!

New Relationship Trust Foundation 3rd Annual Golf Tournament

August 1, 2013 , Vancouver, BC

Join The New Relationship Trust Foundation at UBC Golf Course on August 1st to raise money towards Aboriginal scholarships!

Canim Lake Canoe Journey

July 29, 2013 - August 2, 2013 , Canim Lake

For youth ages 13-22, this canoe journey will highlight the First Nations vital life source.

Lyle Wilson Artist Talk

July 25, 2013 , Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art, Vancouver

On Thursday, July 25th at 4:00PM, join artist Lyle Wilson as he discusses his personal insights and approach to Northwest Coast art and design.

2013 Skwlax Pow Wow

July 19, 2013 - July 21, 2013 , Quaaout Lodge, Chase

The Quaaout Lodge & Talking Rock Golf Course, the pride of the Little Shuswap Indian Band, is situated on the south shore of Little Shuswap Lake. This year, from July 19 to 21, join them at the Skwlax Pow Wow, a place where families and friends have gathered for the past 30 years!

Baskets for Barter at the Musqueam Cultural Centre and Gallery

July 13, 2013 - February 28, 2014 , Musqueam Cultural Centre, Richmond

The Musqueam Cultural Centre and Gallery is launching their first exhibit, the travelling Baskets for Barter exhibit, on July 13th.

Canim Lake Pow Wow

July 12, 2013 - July 14, 2013 , Canim Lake

Join Canim Lake Band for their 2013 Pow Wow!

Canim Lake Band Poker Face Adventure Race

July 7, 2013 , Canim Lake

Bike a little mountain, canoe the meandering creek and run the Moraine!

July Celebration at Xatśūll Heritage Village

July 6, 2013

Xatśūll Heritage Village is hosting its July Celebration on Saturday, July 6, 2013.

Aboriginal Economic Leadership Summit

June 25, 2013 - June 27, 2013 , Osoyoos

Join Host Chief Clarence Louie and some of Canada's most successful Aboriginal Business Leaders for this historic 2 day Summit!

National Aboriginal Day Tours at Porpoise Bay Provincial Park

June 22, 2013 - June 21, 2013 , Porpoise Bay Provincial Park

Join Talaysay Tours for a First Nations Interpretive Paddle and Kayak Tour for National Aboriginal Day.

National Aboriginal Day at the I-Hos Gallery

June 21, 2013 , Courtenay

Bring the whole family and enjoy this fun-filled day recognizing and celebrating the cultures and contributions of the First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples of Canada.

National Aboriginal Day in Whistler

June 21, 2013 , Whistler

Join the Squamish Lil'wat Cultural Centre, in Whistler, for a day full of celebrations!

National Aboriginal Day Event in Tofino

June 21, 2013 , Tofino, BC

Celebrate National Aboriginal Day by paddling!

National Aboriginal Day at the Mary Winspear Centre

June 21, 2013 , Mary Winspear Centre

National Aboriginal Day at the Mary Winspear Centre

Aboriginal Day at Nk’Mip

June 21, 2013 , Osoyoos

The Osoyoos Indian Band and the Nk’Mip Desert Cultural Centre are honored to present the film ‘More than Frybread’ and Mr. Hamilton to the public on June 21st, Aboriginal Day.

National Aboriginal Day Festival at St. Eugene - CANCELLED Due to Weather

June 21, 2013 , Cranbrook

Join us for a fun celebration of Aboriginal artists featuring drumming, singing, dancing, face painting, and tours of St. Eugene.

Sharing the Spirit - Aboriginal Day Celebration

June 21, 2013 , Sidney

Come out and Celebrate National Aboriginal Day in Sidney, BC!

St’át’imc Emerging Economies Development Summit

June 19, 2013 - June 21, 2013

If you are interested in doing business with St'át'imc, the St'át'imc's Chiefs, Councils and economic development decision makers want to meet with you.

Sasquatch Days 2013

June 8, 2013 - June 9, 2013 , Harrison Hot Springs

This intercultural celebration includes canoe races, traditional salmon barbeque, medicine walks, cultural boat tours, arts & craft activities, games & entertainment.

Tuckkwiowhum Village Opening Day Celebration

June 7, 2013

Join Tuckkwiowhum Village for their Opening Day Celebration!