Event Planning

Program development, logistics, budget management, Indigenous protocol

Events bring people together to develop knowledge and relationship. O’Neil has also coordinated many events. Services included theme development, program and speaker development, sponsorship program, Indigenous protocol, financial management and budgeting, logistics and venue coordination, registrations, branding and event promotion.

  • Partners In Trades Forum 2012-15 – bringing together Indigenous employment services organizations with the Industry Training Authority (ITA) and BC’s construction trades unions
  • Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of BC – 20th Anniversary Dinner – September 15, 2016 – coordinated the celebration dinner including theme creation and budgeting and financial management, directed the production of the anniversary video
  • INAC and First Nations Leadership Council Joint Gathering  (2014, 2013, 2012, 2018)
  • First Nations Community Economic Development Forum 2009 – BC RPMAC – for over 300 First Nations leadership (Chiefs, Councilors only) to promote the benefits and opportunities of economic development
  • VanAsep Supply Chain Sector Forum 2009 – a regional forum of industry, First Nations, Aboriginal organizations and Aboriginal labour on opportunities and partnering in the supply chain sector
  • Destinations 2003 – Canadian Heritage – a national forum of 500 Aboriginal cultural and tourism leaders
  • Greater Vancouver Urban Aboriginal Strategy Urban Aboriginal Awards 2008 – the second urban Aboriginal awards recognizing leadership in the greater Vancouver area
  • Indian Residential Schools Society Front-line Worker Training Institute 2003-2007 – coordinated five sessions each year in a week long skill development training sessions