IBA Gala – 14 reasons to be at the 14th annual Indigenous Business Award Gala: November 29

The highly anticipated Indigenous Business Award Gala Dinner is back with Carol Anne Hilton and Geena Jackson serving as co-Directors of Ceremonies on November 29 at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver.
DJ O Show (IBA 2015 recipient) is joining in the production and celebration which will honour the 2022 program recipients. The evening is promising to be exceptional, and BC Achievement recently caught up with Geena to find out why she thinks the 2022 IBA Gala is the place to be. 

Saluting the 14th annual offering of the IBA program – Here are Geena’s top 14 reasons to be there on November 29.

  1. It’s been three long years since we gathered to celebrate the program awardees – kudos to the 2022 recipients 
  1. Cannot wait to celebrate the achievements and successes of Indigenous businesses from around the province: Elevate Excellence. Share Success. Inspire Change 
  1. Networking, Networking, Networking- the best opportunity of 2022 
  1. Carol Anne Hilton: #indigenomics (2013 IBA recipient and 2020 Award of Distinction designation) Trailblazer, influencer, inspirational leader 
  1. DJ O Show: Music, nostalgia, dancing, great vibes and Canada’s DJ of the Year 
  1. Amazing PR opportunity for your company 
  1. Meet established, new and upcoming businesses creating impacts in the Indigenous economy 
  1. Create new connections, new partnerships and meet amazing gamechangers 
  1. Develop long-term friendships who connect you to progressive like-minded thinkers 
  1. Supporting Indigenous business at the highest level 
  1. This event is part of our “Why” – we are all here for the same reason- for Indigenous advancement at every level 
  1. We get to dress up – really dress up 
  1. Vancouver’s most exciting event of the year – ask anyone who has ever attended! 
  1. This is going to sell out – it always does!  Get your tickets and book your tables ASAP to avoid disappointment! 

Geena, a member of the Frog Clan of the shíshálh (Sechelt) Nation on BC’s Sunshine Coast has contributed to the growth of over 530 Indigenous entrepreneurs, organizations and First Nations communities. She currently is the inspirational innovator and founder of Bear’s Lair – the reality TV show currently airing on ATPN TV.  Geena understands the challenges facing entrepreneurs and she is motivated by the sense of accomplishment and pride people feel when they succeed in turning their dreams into reality. A longtime supporter and consistent (and successful) nominator of the IBA program, Geena is a force who passionately empowers others while leading by example.  

IBA Gala 2022. See you there! 

BC Achievement: Elevate Excellence. Share Success. Inspire Change.

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