ABM East

August 27 to 29, 2018
Robinson-Huron Treaty Territory, Sudbury, ON
Collège Boréal

ABM East is about connecting communities and companies with complementing goals, supporting economic diversification and innovation while providing opportunities to form partnerships that result in new ventures, stronger market presence and a sharper competitive edge.  We are looking for companies that represent all industry sectors including those that are not directly related to mining and related industries but offer opportunities from technology to agriculture and retail etc. On the right you find a list of all delegates that are currently registered. If you do not see what or who you are looking for, please contact Alisha at (604) 414-8126 or email info@ravenevents.ca to discuss your business development needs.

About the Co-Hosts

Atikameksheng Anishnawbek are descendants of the Ojibway, Algonquin and Odawa Nations. The First Nation is located approximately 19 km west of the Greater City of Sudbury and has a current land base is 43,747 acres. The Atikameksheng community has grown significantly throughout the years and as of 2016 had a population of approximately 1220 members. The community boasts 22 individually-owned local businesses and a diversified list of proposed economic development projects, including: a business park; gravel pit and quarry; ecolodge and camps; outdoor amphitheater; and a solar park. In September 2014, the Atikameksheng Anishnawbek signed the Victoria Mine Advanced Exploration Agreement with KGHM International enabling exploration activity within Atikameksheng Anishnawbek traditional territory.

Sagamok Anishnawbek First Nation is a community located on  whose name means ‘two points joining.’ Also known as the Three Fires Peoples, the community members of Sagamok number well over 2000, with rich stories, legends and history that derive from time immemorial. The community strives for cohesiveness and consistency throughout all its economic development departments with the understanding that they are directly tied to the infrastructure and health of the community.

Wahnapitae First Nation is an Ojibway band part of the Anishinabek Nation and a signatory of the Robinson-Huron Treaty. The Nation continues to prosper as a self-sustaining community by creating opportunities in traditional, social, economic and cultural sectors. All of their business development align with the values of protecting the land, air, water and environment.

Waubetek Business Development Corporation  is an Aboriginal-owned and controlled organization that delivers business financing and economic development services to First Nations and Aboriginal entrepreneurs in North-Eastern Ontario.  Waubetek also delivers an aquaculture initiative in Saskatchewan, Manitoba and Ontario. In addition, Waubetek delivers an equity program to Aboriginal entrepreneurs and First Nations in Southern Ontario.

The City of Greater Sudbury with its world-renowned attractions, urban comforts and four-season outdoor adventures, Greater Sudbury continues to surprise and impress. We invite you to discover for yourself why Greater Sudbury is becoming one of Ontario’s popular go-to destinations. The Greater Sudbury Development Corporation (GSDC) is the economic development arm of the City of Greater Sudbury. Consisting of a 17-member board of directors, and supported by City staff, the GSDC serves as a catalyst for economic development initiatives, and supports the attraction, development and retention of business in the community. The goal is to support projects and initiatives that demonstrate potential job and wealth creation and export development while promoting investment and continued economic diversification.

Preparation is Key

Because business matching is the central component of your attendance at ABM, your success on the tradeshow floor depends on being active on the ABM system prior to the show — the sooner the better. Kick-starting these conversations early gives you a better chance of locking in those pre-scheduled appointments for a fuller, more effective show. Delegates who are engaged on the ABM system, active in accepting and declining pre-scheduled appointment requests and who show up on the tradeshow floor ready to go, see a real result at ABM.

Important Dates

Super Early Bird: Expires May 27, 2018
Early Bird: Expires June 27, 2018
Payment Due Date: July 27, 2018

The payment due date is not a registration deadline. Provided your application is approved, we will accept companies into the show as long as we have booth space. If you register after the payment deadline, your payment is due when your application is approved and required before you can start business matching.

As communities do not require a booth, we will accept their applications even the day of the show. However, the sooner you start business matching, the better your results.

For detailed registration fees, click here.


Mictrotel Inn & Suites Sudbury
1312 Kingsway, Sudbury, ON P3B 2E5

To book please call 705-470-6161 (avoid the 18oo number if possible) or email
frontdesk@microtel-sudbury.ca and mention you are booking for the ABM Conference

Ready to Business Match?


Please contact us at 1-604-483-3532 or info@ravenevents.ca if you want to discuss if ABM East can assist you in your business development goals.

ABM is more than your average tradeshow or conference. Read: How it Works