Press Release

CAMSC To Build Connections at Connect Plus in Vancouver

May 17, 2017

Author: Daphne Shih

CAMSC Suppliers, Corporate Members and Governments to Participate for Better, Stronger, More Sustainable Business

TORONTO, May 15, 2017—The Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council (CAMSC) will bring its signature Supplier Development event series, Connect Plus, to Vancouver on May 24, 2017CAMSC Connect Plus Vancouver will feature Supplier Diversity panel and roundtable sessions, giving CAMSC Corporate Partners, certified diverse suppliers and government attendees a chance to network and exchange ideas on inclusive procurement best practices.  

CAMSC Connect Plus aims at building connections between emerging and established Aboriginal and minority owned businesses and Canada’s largest public and private sector supply chains. “CAMSC produces the Connect Plus event series with the intent to eliminate the barriers to entry, while assisting suppliers in accessing these supply chains” said Cassandra Dorrington, President and CEO, CAMSC.

Who: Enterprise, Royal Bank of Canada, TELUS, TransCanada, Federal Government and more
When: 2 – 5 p.m. (Pacific Time), May 24th, 2017

Simon Fraser University
Morris J Wosk Centre, Strategy Room 420
580 W. Hastings Street, Vancouver, British Columbia  V6B 0G9

Contact: Joe Phillips, Manager, Supplier Business Development, (416) 941-0004 ext. 225,

The event will feature a Panel Presentation discussion to explore CAMSC’s certification process and benefits, followed by Business Opportunity Roundtable sessions, hosted by CAMSC Corporate members, with the intent on delivering key information to assist CAMSC certified suppliers when responding to specific procurement requests.

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CAMSC (Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council) is a non-profit organization created in 2004 to advance the economic strength of Aboriginal and visible minority communities through business development and employment. CAMSC's mission is to facilitate business relationships with Canadian corporations dedicated to diversity and supplier organizations owned by Aboriginals and minorities. Since its inception in 2004, corporate members have spent more than $2 billion with CAMSC certified Aboriginal and minority-owned businesses. Visit


Media Contact:
Daphne Shih, Director, Sponsorship and Marketing, Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council
T: 416-941-0004 x223 E:



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