The Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council (CAMSC) and the Surrey Board of Trade (SBOT) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to collaborate to increase access to business opportunities in the corporate supply chain for their respective members, and when/where it makes sense given their respective mandates, to lobby government to effect change on issues related to economic development of minority businesses and communities in Canada.
“The Surrey Board of Trade looks forward to working with the Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council to advance economic opportunities through programs, advocacy, connections and events,” said Anita Huberman, President & CEO, Surrey Board of Trade.
“CAMSC is excited about our partnership with the Surrey Board of Trade,” said Cassandra Dorrington, President & CEO, The Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council. “As Canada rebuilds and reshapes the business landscape, opportunities abound regionally, nationally and internationally. We look forward to working with the Surrey Board of Trade and its members to support and promote successful business growth across Canada and globally.”
The Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council (CAMSC), operates as a private sector-led, non-profit membership organization composed of major Canadian and global corporations. The organization aims to boost economic development opportunities and through these, employment, for Aboriginal peoples and visible minorities. CAMSC’s mission is to deliver programs to facilitate purchasing opportunities between major corporations and suppliers owned and operated by minorities and Aboriginal Peoples.
The Surrey Board of Trade supports and attracts business to Surrey through a diversified and unique service portfolio. The Surrey Board of Trade is one of the top 10 largest boards of trade/chambers of commerce in Canada (there are 430).