Indigenous Business Awards Gala

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The BC Achievement Foundation invites you to the Indigenous Business Awards Gala, celebrating the recipients of its 15th annual Indigenous Business Award (IBA) on November 1st in Vancouver.

Indigenous Business Award Recipients 2023
2023 Indigenous Business Award Recipients

Indigenous Business Awards Gala

  • When: Wednesday, November 1, 2023
    • 5:30pm (reception) 6:3pm (dinner/awards)
  • Where: Fairmont Hotel Vancouver (900 W Georgia St)
  • Tickets: Available online now

The IBA Gala will be hosted by Geena Jackson of Bears’ Lair and Chief David Jimmie, 2022 Award of Distinction recipient.

In an annual event that is synonymous with business excellence for Indigenous entrepreneurs, the 2023 IBA Gala Dinner promises to be a night of celebration, recognition, and inspiration. The celebration acknowledges the achievements of the awardees while fostering a sense of solidarity among all attendees, encouraging networking, collaboration, and the sharing of ideas.

With a theme of Building Community, this year’s IBA Gala dinner will honour these exceptional Indigenous businesses which have exemplified innovation, tenacity, and excellence in their respective fields.

15th Annual Indigenous Business Award Recipients

Young Entrepreneur of the Year:

The Ballantyne Project, Maple Ridge
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Business of the Year – one-to-two person enterprise:

Daxgedim Haanak Nation Building, Comox
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Business of the Year – three-to-ten person enterprise:

Totem Design House, Courtenay 
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Business of the Year – 11+ person enterprise:

Jelly Academy, Fort Langley
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Community-owned Business of the Year – one entity:

Sugar Cane Archaeology, Williams Lake 
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Community-owned Business of the Year – two or more entities: 

Tiičma Enterprises, Campbell River
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Business Partnership of the Year: 

Shxw’owhamel Land Sea Limited Partnership (SLLP), Hope
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Award of Distinction for Lifetime Achievement:

Teara Fraser, Richmond
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Join in raising a toast to the visionaries, trailblazers, and change-makers who embody the spirit of Indigenous entrepreneurship. Celebrate their success, embrace their stories, and become a part of this remarkable journey towards a more inclusive and prosperous tomorrow.

Don’t miss your chance to be part of this unforgettable evening by securing your tickets today. Let’s come together and celebrate Indigenous business excellence.

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