AEMEE - The National Indigenous Business Resources Industry Network
|Our Vision||To gain true market share for Indigenous Businesses within the mining, energy and exploration sectors|
Develop and connect Indigenous Businesses with real business opportunities
Aboriginal Enterprises in Mining, Exploration and Energy Ltd (AEMEE) is an incorporated not-for-profit company set up to grow Indigenous businesses in Australia and overseas in mining and allied industries by:
AEMEE was established in recognition that Aboriginal people want to engage in the economic and social benefits that result from resource development on their traditional lands. AEMEE acknowledges and supports the notion that Aboriginal people want to be actively involved in the Australian economy and to share in the wealth created by the resources sector.
The annual AEMEE conference will be held in Surfers Paradise in Queensland on the 19th and 20th September 2013, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel.
The title for the AEMEE 2 day conference is “Changing the Game – Getting Down to Business”. The theme for day one is “Working Together” and day two “The Key to Winning Work”.
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Registration for the 2013 Conference is now open. For conference and registration details, click here.
The Board of AEMEE is holding another exciting and informative conference in 2013, building on the positive response from the 2012 conference in Alice Springs. Some comments from 2012 were:
|"It was very enlightening and moving to hear of very successful Indigenous business owners"||"Sessions were interesting – particularly being able to hear about the success stories from the different presenters who had started their own businesses"|
|"I have attended much fancier conferences with really high class , world renown speakers, but this conference had the right people attending and as a newcomer, I was made to feel very welcome"||"I was impressed by the stories told from individuals and hearing how they got to where they are now. I found the range of speakers to be really interesting and quite inspirational"|
|"Learning of the successes of other businesses and learning of the possibility of work, really excellent"||"AEMEE is a great networking forum, run professionally with huge scope to change things"|
|"Networking was fantastic and the Business opportunities - Stella"||"I hadn't realised the extent of Aboriginal businesses in mining and exploration etc. and how well they are going"|
|"The conference was very well organised – I was impressed by this"||"The program was varied and interesting"|
|"Key note speakers not only provided inspiration and entertainment but also provided practical approaches which could be adopted by any business"||"Huge energy. Great speakers by and large. Well managed. Great networking. A group of people that was very open to discussing their issues together"|
"I'm really glad I attended, I met some great people and learnt a great deal that will help both me and my company. Looking forward to the next"
|"Well done to everyone for a great conference. I really appreciated the opportunity to meet lots of interesting people and found the 2 days to be quite stimulating and encouraging. In the midst of so much gloom and despair this was refreshing and uplifting"|
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