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Arctic Indigenous Investment Conference 2023 | Citizen Sponsorship

The Arctic Indigenous Investment Conference (AIIC) is an annual gathering of the Canadian Arctic business community, hosted by the Yukon First Nations Chamber of Commerce in Whitehorse, Yukon. This year, AIIC will occur May 9-10 and focus on themes relating to the equitable economy.

Conferences are an important opportunity to learn more about a diverse set of industries, develop specific skills relating to business, network and build relationships with others in the business community, and grow personal confidence in each of our individual roles in entrepreneurship and the business community. As NNDDC is committed to reinvesting in our small business community and fostering growth and wellbeing for our people, land, and waters, we want to ensure that NND Citizens have opportunities to attend conferences and events like AIIC. This year, we’re excited to sponsor two (2) NND Citizens to attend AIIC, in addition to supporting travel and accommodations. If you are experiencing any other potential barriers to attendance please let us know - we would be happy to discuss.


Read more about the Arctic Indigenous Investment Conference here: https://yfncc.ca/aiic2023/


Must be an NND Citizen

Must be 18 years or older

Must submit responses to application questions (this can be an email, voice memo, video, written letter, etc.) Deadline to apply is April 11, 2023.

Have Questions? Call 867-456-4340 or chat with Sarah at communications@nnddc.ca.


NNDDC will provide:

  • Full pass to the Arctic Indigenous Investment Conference, May 9-10

  • Travel (if coming in from outside of Whitehorse): Mileage from community to Whitehorse (roundtrip)* Accommodations in Whitehorse, May 8-11 Meal allowance - some meals are provided at the conference and will not be reimbursed*

* as per NNDDC Rates

At this time, this opportunity is only available to NND Citizens living in the Yukon.


How to Apply Tell us why you should be selected to attend this year’s AIIC (this can be an email, voice memo, video, written letter, etc.)

  • Why are you interested in attending?

  • What do you hope to learn?

  • What does this year’s theme “equitable economy” mean to you?

  • How will you bring back what you learn to benefit your community and/or your work?

Please include your full name and contact information in your application. Emails can be sent to: communications@nnddc.ca Written Letters can be sent to: Waterfront Station Offices

Unit 310, 2237 2nd Avenue

Whitehorse, Yukon

Y1A 0K7 CANADA (If sending by mail, please call us to let us know so that we may include your letter if it arrives past the deadline)








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