PARTNERSHIPS & ASSOCIATIONS
Naoka Inc. is proud to partner with and support LOCAL, PROVINCIAL, and NATIONAL organizations.
The Chamber of Commerce has always stood for promoting business; monitoring municipal, provincial and federal governments; and championing managed growth in the local economy.
In Synch Consulting Inc. is an Edmonton-based Management Consulting firm providing strategic, sagacious business solutions to a broad range of clients. With over 35 years of collective business, management, and human resource experience, our team of qualified professionals have the expertise and skills to help you develop practical solutions and make sound business decisions.
Naoka Inc.'s CEO was on the Climate Change Innovation and Technology Engagement Task Force for the Government of Alberta in pursuit of setting the path forward for Alberta to become one of the
world’s most progressive and forward thinking energy
Alberta Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to enabling women to build successful businesses. AWE provides unique programs and services to women at all stages of business through advising, financing, mentoring, and skills and network development.
World Vision Canada is a global relief, development and advocacy organization. They partner with children, families and their communities to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice.
Naoka Inc. regularly donates to various Indigenous community events such as for Indigenous Day Celebrations, a Metis Legal Fund in 2018 and many other less recognized events that are often funded by large corporate sponsors and government grants.
MacEwan University School of Business: Fueling globally competitive, future-oriented organizations and graduates. Powered by Alberta’s entrepreneurial spirit and catalyzing creative business partnerships, they drive prosperity at home and abroad.
As the advocate for Alberta business, the Alberta Chambers of Commerce are the local resource, championing ideas, harnessing energy, and collectively moving forward sensible solutions for small business.
Naoka Inc. was recognized by this wonderful organization for Aboriginal Women Entrepreneur Award of Distinction for 2015. The Alberta Business Awards of Distinction recognize businesses/organizations that have demonstrated outstanding achievement and contribution to their community while having developed business acumen & management practices to ensure long term sustainability.
AFOA Canada (formerly Aboriginal Financial Officers Association of Canada) was founded as a not-for-profit association in 1999 to help Indigenous people better manage and govern their communities and organizations through a focus on enhancing finance and management practices and skills. AFOA Canada’s premise is that one of the keys to successful self-determination, creating a better life for Canada’s Indigenous people and a better future for the next generation lies in improving the management skills of those responsible for the stewardship of Indigenous resources.
Mułdzaghe Society is a non-profit society with a mandate to promote and preserve the untold Métis history as they identify it to be. The Mułdzaghe Society collects, maintains, and preserves many diaries, journals, family tree and related family documents, and manuscripts that contribute to the recognition of le Camarade de Mandeville’s Métis descendants. Specific attention is directed to uncovering the historical truths of the women and children overlooked and disregarded as western civilization was recorded through a Eurocentric patriarchal lens.
AWiLL is an Edmonton Local Not-For-Profit established in 2016 to foster a cultivation of shared wisdom, leadership, opportunities for growth, and equality. AWiLL looks to support every woman as they journey to achieve their full potential.
Apeetogosan Métis Development Inc. & Pinnacle Business Services Ltd. serves all of Alberta and are happy to assist Métis and Indigenous Entrepreneurs who are planning to start or expand a business.
The mandate of the MNA is to be a representative voice on behalf of Métis people in Alberta, provide Métis people an opportunity to participate in government’s policy and decision making process and, most importantly, promote and facilitate the advancement of Métis people through the pursuit of self-reliance, self-determination and self-management.
Naoka Inc.'s CEO was a panelist for the EXCELerate 2017 GroYourBiz with the Speed of Collaboration's, Business & Innovation in First Nations: “When Enlightened Leaders transform poverty into prosperity”. The overall theme for EXCELerate 2017 was to continue to share best practices, as well as issues and trends, in order to accelerate the growth and development of Small and Medium Sized Enterprises.
Cando (Council for the Advancement of Native Development Officers) is a federally registered, non-profit society that is Aboriginal controlled, community based, and membership driven. Cando is directed by a national regionally represented volunteer board of elected EDOs representing every region of Canada. Cando has been instrumental in facilitating partnerships with EDOs, academics, Aboriginal leaders and senior corporate and government representatives. Cando is unique because it is the only national organization that focuses on education and professional development for EDOs working in Aboriginal communities or organizations.