Pre-Conference Courses: Exclusive Opportunity for Vision Quest Delegates!

Vision Quest Conference & Trade Show delegates have an exclusive opportunity to register for one of two Pre-Conference Courses, running concurrently on Tuesday May 16 from 10:00am to 6:00pm. Delegates can choose from one of the following two courses: From Vision to Reality: How to Start a Successful Business Lindsay Dandeneau and Ghislaine Sylvestre, Entrepreneurship Manitoba […]

Adam Beach & Kyle Nobess: Vision Quest’s Keynote Presenters

The Vision Quest Conference & Trade Show features inspiring speakers each year, and we’re excited about the keynote presenters who will be joining us in 2017: ADAM BEACH Adam Beach is an Anishinaabe actor, known for many acclaimed film and television projects including Suicide Squad, Law & Order, Windtalkers, Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee, and more. Born in Ashern, […]

The 21st Annual Vision Quest Conference & Trade Show

We are thrilled to announce that the 21st annual Vision Quest Conference and Trade Show, will be taking place May 16 – 18, 2017 at the RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg. Vision Quest is proud of its reputation of successfully bringing together innovators, entrepreneurs and business leaders to discuss and promote Aboriginal business, community and economic […]

Vision Quest’s Host Hotel & Brand New Conference Space

If you’re coming to Winnipeg from out of town, consider booking your accommodations at Vision Quest’s official host hotel. The BEST WESTERN PLUS Charter House Hotel is located at 330 York Avenue in the heart of downtown Winnipeg. It’s close to tourist attractions, entertainment venues, retail outlets, corporate offices, and more. Vision Quest delegates who […]

Two Inspiring Keynote Presenters!

This year, the Vision Quest Conference & Trade Show turns 20! We are excited about this milestone anniversary, and the inspiring keynote presenters who will be joining us: Inez Point, Award-Winning Pop Music Artist Inez Point is an award-winning pop music artist with powerhouse talent and universal appeal. As one of Canada’s top Aboriginal musicians, her […]

Special Delegate Reception & Gala Banquet for Vision Quest’s 20th Anniversary

In honour of the 20th anniversary, Vision Quest has added a special Delegate Reception on the Trade Show floor on Wednesday, May 18 from 4:30 to 6:30 pm. Entertainment will feature Indigenous Music Award winner Jaaji and nominee Chelsea June, and the comedy of Don Burnstick. The Gala Banquet on the following evening includes three-course […]

Vision Quest: Canada’s Longest Running Aboriginal Ecoomic Development Conference

Since 1997, nearly 14,000 participants have taken part in Vision Quest, Canada’s longest running Aboriginal economic development conference. Delegates come from throughout Manitoba and across Canada and the US, consisting of entrepreneurs, industry and business leaders, community organizations, innovators, and youth. Highlights of this dynamic three-day gathering include: Acclaimed and inspiring keynote speakers Workshops about […]

Announcing Dragon’s Quest

The Vision Quest Conference & Trade Show is partnering with the Aboriginal Business Service Network to once again present Dragon’s Quest. This business plan competition inspires entrepreneurship among Aboriginal people, with cash prizes awarded in rural and urban categories. Finalists will present their business ideas at Vision Quest to a panel of judges and audience of Delegates, with the […]

Certification Courses at Vision Quest

For the first time, Delegates can take part in Certification Courses at Vision Quest. In Foodsafe Food Handling, participants will learn safe practices in the food industry including food borne illness, receiving and storage of foods, preparing food, serving food, and cleaning and sanitizing. The goal of Emergency First Aid and CPR, which is recognized by all levels of government, Manitoba Workplace Safety and Health, and most employers, is to preserve life, prevent further injury, and promote recovery. Both courses take place concurrently on Tuesday, May 12.

Honourary Chair Announced

Each year, Vision Quest chooses a distinguished member from the Aboriginal community to be recognized as Honourary Chair. Vision Quest is pleased to announce that E.J. Fontaine is the Honourary Chair for 2015.