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March 15, 2022 08:00 - March 17, 2022 16:00

Our First Nations Economic Development Conference will be held on March 15 - 17, 2022 at the River Rock Resort in Richmond, BC.

Join us for the President's Reception on Wednesday, March 16 at 4pm. The reception is hosted by HUB International.


Conference Schedule
March 15: Pre-Conference Workshop - limited to 20 seats
March 16: 8am-4pm
March 17: 8am-4pm

We have secured a rate of $179, you must book before Monday, February 28 in order to receive the group rate.
River Rock Resort
8811 River Rd
Richmond, BC
V6X 3P8
To book accommodation, please call the hotel at
(604) 247-8900 or toll free line at 1-866-748-3718
or email [email protected]

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  • March 7, 2023 08:00 - March 9, 2023 16:00
    New Funding Available! Youth Participation Program: Indigenous Pathways to Business.If you are attending the AFOA BC Indigenous Economic Development Conference and are a parent, grandparent, uncle or aunt of a First Nation Youth (aged 14-18 in Grade 9-12) we have funding available for you to bring along an Indigenous youth from your community (funding and seats are limited, there will be an application process).The Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (CPABC), through the Pathways program are encouraging First Nation Youths who are considering careers in business, economic development, entrepreneurship, or related fields to attend the conference with you! CPABC has funding to support their participation as delegates at the conference.The cost of bringing your youth to the conference will be covered (travel, accommodations, registration, swag bag, and a youth event on Wednesday night). To be eligible for the funding the guardian must be registered for the conference and ensure their youth’s attendance and participation as a delegate.
    You can express interest when you register. FAQ and application to be sent out mid January 2023.


    We have secured a rate of $179, you must book before February 2, 2023 in order to receive the group rate.
    River Rock Casino Resort
    8811 River Road
    Richmond, BC
    To book your room, please call (604) 247-8900 or email [email protected] or BOOK ONLINE HERE

    Cancellation & Refund Policy

    A refund (less an administrative fee of $75) will only be made if notice of cancellation is received in writing prior to Tuesday, February 21, 2023 (10 business days before the event) to [email protected] No refund will be given after this period. Substitute delegates are permitted with advanced notice.