The Economic Partnership Summit will roll out its ninth edition Thursday October 7th, with the Lloydminster Chamber of Commerce livestreaming the virtual event.
Cowessess First Nations Chief Cadmus Delorme will be the headline speaker at the event which looks at successful Indigenous and non-Indigenous business partnership.
In looking at the feature presentation, Executive Director Serena Sjodin says Cowessess First Nation has been focussed on developing business ventures.
“They have been really focussed on economic self sustainability and they have been heavily focussed in agriculture as well as energy. In terms of wind and solar energy. So he is going to be talking to us about a lot of their business ventures out of Cowessess First Nation.”
The speaker lineup includes Thomas Benjoe, chair of the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce, Jacob Faithful owner of Young Spirit Supplies, Mallory Yawnghwe creator of Indigenous Box and Niilo Edwards with the First Nations Major Project Coalition based in West Vancouver.
“We have Thomas Benjoe, he is the President and CEO of FHQ Developments. He’s going to be coming out to talk a bit about what they do at FHQ Developments. Jacob Faithful is the owner of Young Spirit Supplies. We have Mallory Yawnghwe. She has created Indigenous Box and then Niillo Edwards, he is the Executive Director of the First Nations Major Projects Coalition.”
Sjodin adds the Economic Partnership Summit allows delegates to book one-on-one meetings to foster future business linkages and opportunities. More details can be found using this online link.