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WIBF 2015 Oahu, Hawaii

October 27-29, 2015 | Connect. Share. Inspire.

WIBF 2015 Oahu, Hawaii

October 27-29, 2015 | Connect. Share. Inspire.

WIBF 2015 Oahu, Hawaii

October 27-29, 2015 | Connect. Share. Inspire.

WIBF 2015 Oahu, Hawaii

October 27-29, 2015 | Connect. Share. Inspire.

WIBF 2015 Oahu, Hawaii

October 27-29, 2015 | Connect. Share. Inspire.

WIBF 2015 Oahu, Hawaii

October 27-29, 2015 | Connect. Share. Inspire.

WIBF 2015 Oahu, Hawaii

October 27-29, 2015 | Connect. Share. Inspire.

WIBF 2015 Oahu, Hawaii

October 27-29, 2015 | Connect. Share. Inspire.

  • 6 months, 20 hours, 18 minutes, 14 seconds to 26 October 2015: World Indigenous Business Forum 2015

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WIBF 2015 Press Release - Oahu Hawaii April 17th
WIBF 2015 Press Release - Oahu Hawaii April 17th
NEWS RELEASE

April 17, 2015 INDIGENOUS BUSINESS LEADERS WORLDWIDE TO CONVENE IN O`AHU, HAWAI`I FOR THE 6TH WORLD INDIGENOUS BUSINESS FORUM

Hundreds of enterprise-minded Indigenous people from all over the globe will converge in the picturesque location of O`ahu, Hawai`i to participate in the annually held World Indigenous Business Forum (WIBF). Leading the way is the Indigenous Leadership Development Institute, Inc. – the founder of WIBF. The forum was inaugurated in New York City in 2010, in order to create and promote unique learning and networking experiences for global Indigenous business, corporations, leaders including youth. Further forums were held such in New York for WIBF 2011, WIBF 2012 Sydney Australia, WIBF 2013 Windhoek Africa, and WIBF 2014 Guatemala City. WIBF has provided international speakers from various sectors of the economy that share their thoughts on innovation, creativity and vision.

Overall, the World Indigenous Business Forum lends to creating meaningful business relations and creating proactive partnerships and friends, which has led to forming strategic alliances and global partners.

WIBF has always been an event of value for the ongoing development of greater capacity and global economic development with Indigenous leaders from around the world and is one that promises to explore successes of our leaders and ideas for the future growth of our nations.

Rosa Walker, ILDI President and Chief Executive Officer states…"O`ahu, Hawai`i is the ideal locale to host the World Indigenous Business Forum, being the meeting place for Indigenous peoples for generations already. Delegates can look forward to forming relationships and creating partnerships with businesses, corporations, entrepreneurs and youth from around the world “

Please join us in welcoming world leaders and to be part of the delegation at the upcoming World Indigenous Business Forum to be held October 27-29, 2015 at the Waikiki Marriott Resort and Spa Hotel.

For More Information on WIBF, Please contact:
Barb Hambleton, Vice-President – ILDI
Email: barbhambleton@ildii.ca
Telephone: (204) 940-1700

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A letter in behalf of The Children of San Pedro Laguna Community in Guatemala.
A letter in behalf of The Children of San Pedro Laguna Community in Guatemala.
To: WIBF, Indigenous Leadership Development Institute (ILDII), and the Global Network of Indigenous entrepreneurs from Canada.

On behalf of the children of San Pedro La Laguna community and the municipality, Mayab (AMTHI) we would like to send our respectful greeting, welfare and harmony in your personal and institutional life and that the Energies of the universe will fill you with many blessings to each one of you and the Global Network members.

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Eagle Feather News Features WIBF 2016 - Saskatoon
Eagle Feather News Features WIBF 2016 - Saskatoon
Saskatoon to host 2016 World Indigenous Business Forum

Aboriginal business leaders from around the world will have an opportunity to share their ideas at an upcoming forum in Saskatoon next summer.

The city has been selected at as the site of the 2016 World Indigenous Business Forum.

The forum, which is expected to attract about 1,000 delegates, will be held at Teachers’ Credit Union Place from August 25 and 26 next year.

It will be co-hosted by the Indigenous Leadership Development Institute (ILDI) and Saskatchewan First Nations Economic Development Network.

This will also be the first time the event has been held in Canada.

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Indigenous Business Leaders Worldwide To Convene in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Canada For The 7th World Indigenous Business Forum
Indigenous Business Leaders Worldwide To Convene in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Canada For The 7th World Indigenous Business Forum

Hundreds of enterprise-minded Indigenous people from around the globe will converge on the beautiful prairie city of Saskatoon, located in Saskatchewan, Canada to participate in the annually held World Indigenous Business Forum (WIBF).

“The World Indigenous Business Forum lends to creating meaningful business relations and creating proactive partnerships and friends,” says Milton Tootoosis, chairperson, Saskatchewan First Nations Economic Development Network. “The international meetings have led to forming strategic alliances and global partners and we’re hoping to benefit as well.”

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City to host 2016 World Indigenous Business Forum
City to host 2016 World Indigenous Business Forum

More than 1,200 delegates from around the world are expected to attend the 2016 World Indigenous Business Forum (WIBF) that will be held in Saskatoon.

The WIBF brings together indigenous business leaders from around the world to help foster relationships that will increase international trade and encourage aboriginal participation in business and economic development.

"It is a uniting of indigenous, business-minded leaders that are primarily involved in community economic development," said Milton Tootoosis, director of livelihood and chair of the Saskatchewan First Nations Economic Development Network.

"We get them all together in one room for a couple of days and learn about best practices and promising practices," he said. "It is really about sharing what they are doing in their great countries and getting each other excited."

About 1,200 people will attend the event at TCU Place in August 2016.

Article courtesy of The Star Phoenix. Please click here to read the full article.

WIBF 2016 Awarded to Saskatoon, Canada
Official announcement for the 2016 WIBF Conference to be held at Saskatoon, Canada
Promotion until May 29th, 2015
Promotion until May 29th, 2015

Book five registrations or more at the special rate of US$749.00 And get a FREE iPad mini!

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WIBF Sponsorship Package 2015
WIBF Sponsorship Package 2015

THE WORLD INDIGENOUS BUSINESS FORUM WILL OPEN DOORS AND PROVIDE ACCESS TO THE INDIGENOUS BUSINESS LEADERS OF THE WORLD. WITH YOUR SPONSORSHIP, OUR EVENT WILL GIVE YOU ACCESS TO:
  • Incredible speakers who will present you with information tailored to provide you with the latest insights critical to the success of any business or organization
  • An opportunity to share experiences with global leaders in the business sector
  • The opportunity to meet and learn about building partnerships with Indigenous business leaders and their partners from around the world
  • An opportunity to attend a private reception with our speakers and network to advance business opportunities for your company with Indigenous world business leaders
  • Prominent display of Corporate Business to thousands of Indigenous groups world wide
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President of Guatemala Otto Pèrez Molina addresses WIBF delegates

The 5th WORLD INDIGENOUS BUSINESS FORUM took place in Guatemala, with the aim of promoting global trends and connections among five thousand native communities. They were approximately 300 participants and business people from all over the world attending the Forum.

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29 10 14 T13 INAUGURACIÓN FORO INDÍGENA

Translation: The experience of exporting coffee, cocoa and wine has been reflected throughout this process. Now we are working in the process of exporting Natural Sugar.

The activity is seeking for indigenous peoples to interact with industries enterprises and to share experiences and knowledge by creating propitious business environments.

Maria Tuyuc president points out that the committee hopes that World Indigenous Business Forum allows a global conformation network for indigenous entrepreneurs. It will be a way to build more investment mechanism and marketing .Canada Australia, United States and Africa have hosted the forum and this time is Guatemala.

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