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Supplier diversity opportunities for Indigenous businesses

Become certified as an Indigenous-owned business to unlock opportunities in international markets.

Tap into supplier diversity programs

Supplier diversity programs encourage major corporations and governments to include diverse suppliers in their supply chains. This means they proactively buy goods and services from businesses owned or led by women entrepreneurs, Indigenous Peoples, 2SLGBTQI+, and visible minorities, among others.

Benefits of certification

The benefits of certification include:

The Trade Commissioner Service (TCS) can answer your questions about certification.

Get certified

Contact one of the following organizations to learn more about certifying your business as Indigenous-owned.

Join one of our supplier diversity focused business delegations

The TCS helps Canadian based Indigenous-owned and Indigenous-led businesses identify opportunities and obtain contracts with large corporations and governments. Business delegations to supplier diversity events designed for Indigenous-owned businesses enable these opportunities, as well as opportunities to network with certified Indigenous-owned businesses, and to meet buyers from multinational companies.

If you’re considering certification, join one of our upcoming supplier diversity focused business delegations.

Trade missions and events for Indigenous businesses

Other opportunities for your Indigenous business

Indigenous Business Directory

Register to increase your visibility and open new sales channels with the Government of Canada.

Diversity Business Directory

Find opportunities for your business by registering The Canadian Aboriginal and Minority Supplier Council (CAMSC).

Connect with the Trade Commissioner Service (TCS)

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