Reservation Economic Summit Las Vegas 2017
The Reservation Economic Summit (RES) events are an integral part of the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development’s ongoing commitment to the Native American Business Community. The RES events provide unparalleled access to respected tribal leaders, members of congress, federal agency representatives, state and local elected officials and top CEO’s on both a regional and national platform.
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The National Center for American Indian Economic Development takes great pride in providing scholarship awards to deserving and outstanding Native American community leaders. Our scholarship programs are an annual process requiring applicants to meet specific requirements and criteria to enter.
The National Center’s Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) provides professional business consulting services and technical assistance to Native American-owned businesses regarding marketing and selling to the Federal, state, local and tribal governments.
The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development hosts many national and regional events as well as several scholarship and awards galas. Our media section showcases photos and videos from these various events. A great way to get acquainted with the NCAIED family.
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The final afternoon of the 2013 National Reservation Economic Summit brought the proceedings full circle, with a concluding keynote address that reminded attendees about lessons from Cahokia, and the enduring theme of this year’s Summit: Honoring Our Past – Defining...read more
The final day of the 27th Annual National Reservation Economic Summit was many things. Chief among them, it was a day for Native women. Easily a thousand attendees had already arrived for lunch and applauded loudly when a speaker from the Native American Financial...read more
Normally, on the fourth day of a conference, you would expect attendance at the talks to wane. Not so at RES 2013. A morning session on entrepreneurship packed Mandalay Bay’s Islander Ballroom with an eager crowd of current and prospective Native business owners. They...read more
If your RES 2013 conference program is dog-eared from four days of heavy use, then you’re already intimately familiar with the designs of husband-and-wife team Travis and Kristy Komacheet. The couple owns and operates Intertribal Visions Unlimited, and their art has...read more
There’s no shortage of money available for Native businesses wishing to break into global markets – all that’s left is for Indian Country to go get it. Speaking at a breakout session on global enterprise Wednesday afternoon, NCAIED President and CEO Gary Davis said he...read more
Jefferson Keel, President of the National Congress of American Indian and Lt. Governor for the Chickasaw Nation, is proud of how far Indian Country has come. “Although gaming has become the lifeblood of many of our communities, it provides the cash flow to get into...read more
Janice Jimmie, assistant to Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians Chairwoman Phyliss Anderson, wants to help her tribe. Her people enjoy a fairly strong economy, but it needs a shot in the arm. “We have focused so much on casinos that we want to diversify,” she said,...read more
Palpable energy permeated the room, and hundreds were moved to tears, at the opening ceremony for the National Reservation Economic Summit (RES) Tuesday morning in Las Vegas. The 27th annual RES kicked off in grand fashion, with the posting of colors by the Native...read more