National RES Las Vegas 2014 at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino – Las Vegas, NV. March 17-20, 2014 The 28th Annual National Reservation Economic Summit in Las Vegas will feature respected tribal leaders, state, and local elected officials and top CEO’s, networking, teaming opportunities, business development sessions, American Indian Procurement opportunities and much more. REGISTRATION RATES...
26th Annual NCAIED Scholarship Golf Tournament at RES Las Vegas We are proud to announce the 26th Annual NCAIED Scholarship Golf Tournament at the beautiful Las Vegas Paiute Golf Resort. Net proceeds from this golf event go directly to fund scholarships for deserving Native American business students at our annual RES Regional/INPRO event. You can REGISTER to participate in the 26th Annual NCAIED...
Who is the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development? The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. With over 40 years of assisting American Indian Tribes and their enterprises with business and economic development – we have evolved into the largest national Indian specific business organization in the nation. We...
These principles are the bedrock upon which our value system is built. They are a statement of our highest aspirations and the oldest elements of our culture. They represent our primary guidance, to be applied to any endeavor. The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development affirms these values: We affirm the vitality of Indian spirituality. In so doing, we acknowledge that economic...
Client Criteria • Is your business a for-profit business? • Is your business at least 51% American Indian or tribally owned? If you have answered yes to the above questions, you may qualify for our program assistance at no cost to you. Please contact one of our Procurement Specialists for an Initial Interview now and we can assist you in successfully competing for government contracts. How...
The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED) is proud to announce our newest program, The National Center Teaming Alliance (NCTA). NCTA is funded by a grant through the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) to support small businesses in pursuing large federal contracting opportunities. NCTA assists small businesses with facilitating matchmaking opportunities, building...
The NCAIED is leading the way in advancing global opportunities for Indian Country through its Native American Global Trade Center (NAGTC). The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development’s (NCAIED) Native American Global Trade Center (NAGTC) is a consortium of top-level business visionaries and innovators who are furthering economic development and creating sustainable economic...
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Online Registration Closes November 9, 2012 at 5pm PST.
RES Oklahoma is fast approaching and our Online Registration will be closing tomorrow November 9, 2012, at 5pm PST. After tomorrow, RES Oklahoma registration will open again on Tuesday, November 12, 2012 from 2pm – 7pm CSTon site at the Tulsa Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. On site registration for RES Oklahoma will also be available November 14th from 7am – 5pm CST and on November 15th from 7am – 2pm CST. We look forward to seeing you at RES Oklahoma very soon!
REGISTER FOR RES OKLAHOMA!
18 Dynamic and Informative Workshops covering topics including: Agriculture, Energy, Oil and Gas, Technology, Finance, Construction and More!
Expand Your Network with Key Decision Makers; Grow Your Business!
Meet Buyers from Tribes and Corporations at the SOLD-OUTBusiness Trade Fair!
Excitement is in the air, and RES Oklahoma is gearing up to be a GREAT event with the trade show sold out, and now our host hotel is sold out! If you have not booked your room, we have some good news! We have secured a special rate at our designated overflow hotel, La Quinta Inn, with a 24/7 shuttle available to and from the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. Call now to reserve these great rates before they are gone! Don’t miss out on RES Oklahoma, November 14-15, 2012!
RES Oklahoma Business Expo and Artisan Market – SOLD OUT!
We are proud to announce that all of our RES Oklahoma Business Expo and Artisan Market booths are SOLD OUT! In fact, our RES Oklahoma Business Expo actually sold out last week and after adding nearly twenty additional booths – we have now SOLD OUT once again! The NCAIED would like to extend our sincerest thanks to all of the 70 Exhibitors and Artisans who have helped to make our RES Oklahoma Business Expo and Artisan Market such a huge success!
RES OKLAHOMA, presented by Cherokee Nation and Cherokee Nation Businesses, will feature respected tribal leaders, state, and local elected officials and top CEO’s, networking, teaming opportunities, business development sessions, business trade fair, and much more. In addition, the 37th Annual Indian Progress in Business Awards Gala (INPRO) will be incorporated into this year’s RES OKLAHOMA. The INPRO Awards is the longest-standing and most prestigious Native American recognition event acknowledging accomplishments and contributions made by American Indians and those who have supported their economic and business development endeavors. One of the major highlights of the INPRO Awards Banquet is the presentation of business awards including the Jay Silverheels Award and our annual recognition of Native America’s “40 Under 40 Awards.”
- Opening Prayer – Crosslin Smith (United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians)
- Posting of Colors – Lenape Color Guard
- Cherokee National Youth Choir
- Welcome, Gary Davis – President/CEO, NCAIED
- Lacey Horn – Treasurer, Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma
- Presenting Sponsor Welcome – Principal Chief Bill John Baker, Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma
- Welcome, Margo Gray-Proctor - Chairwoman, NCAIED Board of Directors
- Featured Keynote Speaker, Victoria Labalme – Internationally Renowned Creative Communications Strategist for Elite Fortune 100 Executives and High Performing Teams.
10:00am-10:30am Morning Networking Break
10:30am-11:30am Breakout Sessions ONE
-Track 1 Small Business & Enterprise – Sovereign Power! Tribal Utility Creation and Energy Development!
a. Richard Tall Bear- President & CEO, The Tall Bear Group
b. John Lewis – Chairman, Gila River Indian Community Utility Authority
c. Michelle Holiday – Senior Manager of Legislative and Native American Affairs, Edison International
-Track 2 Leadership – The Importance of Diversifying Your Economic Development Vision!
a. Kip Ritchie – COO, Forest County Potawatomi Development Corporation
b. Bill Lance – Administrator, Chickasaw Nation Division of Commerce
c. Jason Lambert, Director of Commerce, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians
-Track 3 RES Training – The Through Line and the Art of Speaking™ - Establishing A Through Line™ to Deliver Your Message with Clarity & Impact! Victoria Labalme – CEO & Creative Director, Victoria Labalme Communications, LLC
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Victoria Labalme – Renowned Communications Strategist and Hall of Fame Speaker.
Mrs. Victoria Labalme, an internationally renowned Creative Communications Strategist for elite Fortune 100 executives and Hall of Fame Speaker, will be delivering the keynote address during the opening general session of the Reservation Economic Summit Oklahoma (RES Oklahoma). Mrs. Labalme will also be presenting a workshop at RES Oklahoma entitled, “The Through Line and the Art of Speaking™ – Establishing A Through Line™ to Deliver Your Message with Clarity & Impact!”. Both presentations will take place on November 14, 2012 with Mrs. Labalme’s keynote address beginning at approximately 9:15am and her workshop beginning at 10:30am.
Mrs. Labalme is known for her electrifying Keynote Performances™ and her ability to transform people’s communications: their listening, speaking and presentation skills. Her clients include: Microsoft, Starbucks, McDonald’s, Oracle, Verizon, Blue Cross Blue Shield, American Heart Association, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, 24 Hour Fitness, Intel, New York Life Insurance and Million Dollar Round Table.
In an era of entertainment and short attention spans, Mrs. Labalme shows her clients how to apply key principles from the performing arts to catapult their communications to the next level-one marked by authenticity, creativity, innovation, humor, impact and lasting results. Her innovative approach stems from her core belief that business doesn’t have to be separate, that there are untapped talents hiding inside leaders and organizations and when you show people how to strategically infuse certain outside unique gifts into their business communications, you increase engagement, excitement and impact. You innovate. You inspire. You distinguish your brand…and yes, your bottom line blooms.
RES OKLAHOMA, presented by the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma and Cherokee Nation Businesses, will feature respected tribal leaders, government dignitaries and top CEO’s, networking, teaming opportunities, business development sessions, business trade fair, and much more. In addition, the 37th Annual Indian Progress in Business Awards Gala (INPRO) will be incorporated into this year’s RES OKLAHOMA. The INPRO Awards is the longest-standing and most prestigious Native American recognition event acknowledging accomplishments and contributions made by American Indians and those who have supported their economic and business development endeavors. One of the major highlights of the INPRO Awards Banquet is the presentation of business awards including the Jay Silverheels Award and our annual recognition of Native America’s “40 Under 40 Awards.”