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Takwakin Procurement Event

"Empowering Communities, Enriching Futures: Indigenous Procurement Excellence"

After a 2 year hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Indigenous Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the revival of our procurement event.

As an Indigenous business organization, it is part of our mandate to support and advocate for Indigenous businesses, which includes advocating for Indigenous business strategies between non-Indigenous entities and Indigenous firms.

The Takwâkin (fall) procurement event focuses on increased awareness surrounding procurement opportunities between Indigenous businesses and non-Indigenous entities.

Takwakin Procurement Event informational graphic

Date: January 31 2024

Location: 375 York Avenue
RBC Convention Centre

Time:   9:00am (Attendee Registration)
10:00am (Morning Workshops)
1:00pm (Procurement Sessions)
3:30pm (Networking Mixer)

Morning Workshops
Members: $60
Non-Members: $80

Afternoon Procurement Chamber Match Session
Members: $80
Non-Members: $100

Networking Mixer
Members: $15
Non- Members: $30

All Access Pass
Members: $125
Non-Members: $175

Information Booth
Members: $250
Non-Members: $250
*includes booth from 10am - 2pm, lunch, access to workshops. Does NOT include registration in procurement chamber match. 

*Prices do not include GST

Looking to be involved in the event but not sure if the procurement chamber match sessions are right for you? Buy a​ booth and test the waters!

Are you interested in participating in the Takwakin procurement event but not quite sure if the procurement chamber match sessions are the right fit for your organization? Purchase a booth and get a glimpse of what the chamber match sessions look like!

Booth purchases include space for two organization staff members, lunch, and access to the morning workshops. Booth purchases do not include placement in the procurement chamber match sessions.

Booth set up: 9:30am
Booth tear down: 2:00pm

What is procurement chamber match?

Procurement chamber match sessions are 15 minute networking/information sessions between organizations that need procurement opportunities filled and businesses that are looking to fill those procurement needs.

Each attendee registered for the procurement chamber match sessions will have the opportunity to meet with 8 organizations over a two hour period.

Businesses will be matched with organizations prior to the event date and will receive their list of matches one week before the event. 

What to know, before you go!

Buyer refers to individuals who are fulfilling the buyer role on behalf of their organization.

Seller refers to individuals who are fulfilling the selling role, and have services/products to sell.

If you have any dietary restrictions and plan on attending lunch, the afternoon procurement sessions and/or the evening mixer, please email

Takwakin Procurement Event information about the Agenda


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