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FNBDA Capacity Building Series

March 23 - March 24


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Coast Coal Harbour Hotel
1180 Hastings Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6E 4R5 Canada
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Welcome to the FNBDA Building Capacity Series with First Nations Economic Development organizations. This is the first of an ongoing series meant to bring us together to share success stories, offer best practices, hear from Indigenous Leaders, and Industry experts to ultimately support First Nations to create prosperity. This event is one of our first as part of the FNBDA Learning and Prosperity Circle.

This two-day workshop is structured around four pillars that are critical to the success of First Nations Development Corporations:

  1. Foundational learning: This pillar focusses on foundational components of business development, management and governance. Topics will include financial management, marketing, and operations.
  2. Strategic growth: This pillar focuses on developing and implementing a strategic approach and economic planning, including linking your Dev Corps strategy with your Nations Economic Plan. Topics include business investment, market research, strategy development, and implementation.
  3. Business insights: This pillar provides in-depth looks into the latest trends and wise practices in business development. Topics will include governance, innovation, technology, and market opportunities. Shared learning through direct industry insights and guest speakers.
  4. Opportunities for investment: This pillar provides information on funding and investment opportunities. Topics will include access to capital, business development funds, and investment opportunities and approaches for members.

View the agenda here: Workshop Agenda

The upcoming workshop will be led by Indigenous leaders and industry experts and will provide a unique opportunity for peer-to-peer learning, mentorship, and networking. We encourage you to take advantage of this opportunity and join us for this informative and inspiring workshop. 

This is only the first of many workshops and learning opportunities to come as part of the FNBDA Learning and Growth Prosperity Circle. With your registration, your First Nation will be added to the FNBDA as a member organization. We are able to provide travel assistance to participants that require, to a maximum of $500.00.  please check the box in your registration.