Young Entrepreneurs Symposium 2016

Join over 200 Aboriginal youth (19-30) as they gather in Toronto to
experience YES 2016!

AC2W3007 - Version 2 (1)The Young Entrepreneurs Symposium (YES) brings young Aboriginal entrepreneurs and entrepreneurs-to-be together with business leaders and role models to help foster the skills, knowledge and networks they need to be the business leaders of tomorrow.

This three-day event is challenge-based. Teams of delegates participate in a series of competitions designed to help build skills and gain valuable business knowledge. Cash prizes are awarded to the top three teams:

1st place – $5,000
2nd place – $2,500
3rd place – $1,000

Aboriginal business people from across Canada attend YES, which will feature a motivational line-up of panellists and speakers from a variety of backgrounds. Those that attend YES 2016 can expect to leave inspired and invigorated!

Event Information

Young Entrepreneurs Symposium (YES) 2016 will be held Monday November 28 to Thursday December 1, 2016, at the following location:

Chelsea Hotel Toronto
33 Gerrard St W, Toronto, ON M5G 1Z4

Cost for Delegates: $250
Cost for Observers: $300

YES 2016 Poster

If you are an aspiring Aboriginal entrepreneur or leader and want to attend YES 2016, please go to the Registration page. 

YES 2016 is possible because of the generous donations of our Sponsors. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Download the Sponsorship Package.

View the YES 2016 Promo Video:

View the Yes 2015 Highlight Video: