August 25 – 27, 2020 | Tamitik Jubilee Sport Complex, Kitimat BC

KITIMAT | 2020


Creating Community Benefits from LNG Projects

Aboriginal Marketplace Events in partnership with CFNR and the Haisla Nation present the 2020 Haisla LNG Conference, Tradeshow & Career Fair at the Tamitik Arena in Kitimat, BC from August 25th – 27th!

Hosted by the Haisla Nation in their traditional territory, the 2020 HAISLA LNG Conference, Tradeshow & Career Fair will attract global Key Decision Makers from industry and all regional First Nations communities.

As well as highly informative plenary sessions on the Natural Gas Terminal projects and Coastal GasLink pipeline project, we will also have extensive networking sessions that offer great partnership and joint venture opportunities. There will be a significant focus on career employment and training for regional First Nations people at this event.

With over 250 organizations attending, there will be excellent partnership and joint venture opportunities on offer as well as fantastic networking opportunities!

Do not miss this event, with 3 LNG terminals and a pipeline project being showcased, everyone should go home with new partnerships and/or training and employment opportunities, and lots of new contacts!

Who Should Attend?

  • First Nations Businesses, Chiefs and Councils, Economic Development officers and business leaders
  • Private Sector Organizations interested in developing partnerships, joint ventures, and business relationships with regional First Nations business groups involved with the LNG Canada project
  • All levels of Government involved with Aboriginal economic development, education and training
  • Anyone interested in understanding more about how to effectively do business with the First Nations of BC’s Pacific Northwest

The Tentative Format for the 2020 Haisla LNG Conference, Tradeshow & Career Fair is as follows:

The event begins with a Career Fair in the Tamitik Arena from 9am-6pm on August 25th. All exhibitors are required to participate in the Career Fair.

The networking at the conference starts with a welcome reception from 6pm – 8pm on August 25th at the Tamitik Complex sponsored by Servco Kitimaat Ventures LP and Allteck Line Contractors.


Day 1 starts with doors opening and breakfast being served from 7:30am in the Riverlodge Complex.

We will have 3 plenary sessions in the morning focused around updates on the LNG Canada and Coastal GasLink projects as well as a “best practices” panel discussing Social License and how to maximize community benefits from these projects.

Over 130 Private Sector and First Nations business groups will be exhibiting in the tradeshow area.

After the morning sessions at the Riverlodge, we will break for lunch at noon, and then at 1:30pm delegates will meet back at the Tamitik Complex to spend the afternoon networking and having meetings.

From 4:30pm – 7:30pm we will have a hospitality event in the Tamitik Complex.


Day 2 starts with breakfast from 7:30am in the Riverlodge Complex.

We will have 3 panel sessions in the morning with a specific focus on the employment and training opportunities on offer with the LNG projects being discussed at the conference.

After the morning sessions we will break for lunch at noon and delegates will meet back at the Tamitik Complex from 1:30-5pm to spend the afternoon networking and having meetings.

In the afternoon Optional activities include:

  • A boat tour of the harbour leaving at 2PM and returning at 4PM.
  • Helicopter tours of the project sites every 30 minutes starting at 2PM and ending at 4:30pm

Spend time one-on-one networking with over 200 different First Nations and private sector business groups offering a huge range of partnership, joint venture and supplier opportunities.

Our Gala Banquet Dinner, begins at 6:00pm at the Riverlodge Complex. After a lavish dinner we will have live entertainment with dancing until 11pm!

As your Conference Organizer I look forward to hosting you in Kitimat from August 25th – 27th, 2020.

Sponsorship Opportunities
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If you are interested in Sponsorship Opportunities or Exhibitor Package for HAISLA 2020, contact me directly.

Geoff Greenwell – Conference Organizer
TF: 866 284-8322 | E:

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