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CAMSC Partners with ICCC

Partnership to strengthen business opportunities for
Indo-Canadian-owned companies

                       
(Toronto, April 13) – The Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council (CAMSC) and the Indo- Canada Chamber of Commerce (ICCC), will sign a memorandum of understanding  (MOU) to kick off the CAMSC Diversity Procurement Fair on April 13-14thth in Toronto.  The MOU will see the two organizations work closely in pursuit of the goal of introducing Indo-Canadian-owned companies into the supply chain of major corporations in Canada and the U.S.

 Vinay Nagpal , President of ICCC says  “ South Asians now represent more than 4% of Canada’s population with those of Indian origin making up the greater part of this number.   The Indo-Canadian community is highly entrepreneurial, and ICCC members are interested  in accessing business opportunities across North America with CAMSC corporate members.   We look forward to partnering with CAMSC to collaborate on projects that strengthen business opportunities for ICCC members.”

“Aboriginal and minority businesses represent a strong and growing source of competitive and innovative suppliers” says Cassandra Dorrington, President of CAMSC.   “We welcome the opportunity to work more closely with ICCC and  Indo-Canadian owned businesses.   As supply chains globalize, CAMSC corporate members are actively seeking to include competitive suppliers that are representative of their changing customer base and can also work with them in the global markets in which they operate”.

For more information about the upcoming CAMSC Diversity Procurement Fair, visit www.camsc.ca.

ABOUT CAMSC (www.camsc.ca)

CAMSC is a private sector-led non-profit organization founded by major Fortune 500 corporations.  Its mission is to facilitate access to corporate supply chains for aboriginal and minority-owned companies.  CAMSC corporate members access our national supplier database to identify and include certified aboriginal and  minority suppliers in upcoming procurement opportunities.

ABOUT ICCC (
www.iccc.org)

ICCC, founded in 1977, is a premier, not-for-profit, member and sponsor funded business organization.  The key objectives of ICCC are to promote and facilitate trade and commerce between Canada, India and other countries around the world, by creating relationships and links with global business organizations, as well as providing members with a forum for networking, sharing ideas, information and experiences in order to promote mutual business success. 

For more information, contact:

Katie Motta
Director, Business Development
CAMSC
95 Berkeley St., 2nd Floor
Toronto, ON  M2N 5W9
kmotta@camsc.ca | www.camsc.ca

 Imtiaz Seyid
 
ICCC
45 Sheppard Avenue East, Suite 900 
Toronto, ON    M5A 2W8
Imtiaz.seyid@rbc.com | www.iccc.org 

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