Harnessing effective strategies from government, industry and indigenous organisations to drive economic development in indigenous communities

Conference: 15-16 May 2019 (Darwin)       View Program
 
Post-Conference Workshop: 17 May 2019 (Darwin)       View Workshop
 
 
The Indigenous business sector contributes over $6.6 billion annually to GDP and is an important component for increasing indigenous participation in the workforce.  
 
The Indigenous Economic Development Summit brings together 30 of the most influential leaders from government, businesses, land councils and the wider indigenous community to discuss the most innovative solutions and effective strategies to drive employment and enhance indigenous economic participation. 
 
The event will look at how sustainable policies in planning, partnerships, land development, employment, entrepreneurship and procurement can promote the development of indigenous businesses and improve the economic outcomes of indigenous communities. 
 
Don't miss the Remote Workshop - Advancing Indigenous Economic Development in Rural Communities run by Dianne Borella, Cultural and Leadership Development Expert, Dianne Borella Consultancy. 
 
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Indigenous Economic Development Speakers

Hon Warren Snowdon MP

Shadow Assistant Minister for Indigenous Health, Shadow Assistant Minister for Northern Australia

Australian Federal Government

Eddie Fry

Chairperson

Indigenous Business Australia; Indigenous Land and Sea Corporation

Laura Berry

CEO

Supply Nation

Debbie Barwick

CEO

NSW Indigenous Chamber of Commerce

Matthew Storey

Acting CEO

National Native Title Council

Samuel Bush-Blanasi

Chairperson

Northern Land Council

Andrew Tipungwuti

CEO

Tiwi Land Council

Nolan Hunter

CEO

Kimberley Land Council

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Why Attend the Indigenous Economic Development Summit

  • Get an update on the Government’s plans to boost funding and business support to close the gap and deliver better outcomes for indigenous communities 
  • Hear how Indigenous Business Australia intends to expand the indigenous business sector  
  • Understand the impact of the Indigenous Procurement Policy and steps taken to address issues with disingenuous arrangements 
  • Discover how Government departments are engaging indigenous businesses in procurement practices  
  • Learn how to foster strong partnerships between corporations, government and aboriginal organisations  
  • Understand how reforms to the native title system broaden commercial land development opportunities and increase economic activity 
  • Discover how indigenous entrepreneurs from different industries overcame challenges and successfully build an indigenous business 
  • Measure the success of employment programs and develop effective indigenous workforce strategies

Who Should Attend the Indigenous Economic Development Summit

Government, Industry bodies and associations, Indigenous business networks, Land and local councils, Community service providers, Businesses, Entrepreneurs and Corporations who work in:  
  • Indigenous affairs 
  • Indigenous engagement 
  • Procurement 
  • Partnerships 
  • Economic development 
  • Aboriginal participation 
  • Community development 
  • Indigenous business 
  • Employment

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Team Discounts

 SEND 3 DELEGATES AND RECEIVE 5% OFF

SEND 4 DELEGATES AND RECEIVE 10% OFF

SEND 5 DELEGATES AND RECEIVE 15% OFF

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Indigenous Economic Development Venue

The event will be held in a deluxe city centre hotel in Darwin. Delegates will be notified of the venue 4 weeks prior to the event.