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Reservation Economic Summit Las Vegas 2018
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 Enterprise Development is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. We at the National Center are proud of our work to advance the economic interests of Indian Country. Due in no small part to help from supporters like you, we are putting our motto – “we mean business for Indian Country” – to work.
NCAIED Programs And Services
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.
NEWS AND UPDATES
March 9, 2017 MESA, AZ – Janie Simms Hipp will be honored as the 2017 “Tim Wapato Public Advocate of the Year” as a part of this year’s National Reservation Economic Summit (National RES), hosted by the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development. The...read more
March 9, 2017 MESA, AZ – Stephine Poston will be honored as the 2017 “Native Woman Business Owner of the Year” as a part of this year’s National Reservation Economic Summit (National RES) hosted by the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development. The...read more
Job Title: Executive Assistant to the President and CEO Supervisor: President/CEO About NCAIED: 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...read more
Recently-confirmed Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke (L) pictured with National Center President and CEO Chris James (R) at an event at the National Museum of the American Indian on January 20th, 2017. Photo credit: The National Center for American Indian...read more
Largest economic development event in Indian Country is back in Las Vegas February 23, 2017 LAS VEGAS – The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (the National Center) will host its 31st annual National Reservation Economic Summit (RES) at the...read more
This past weekend was busy for our leadership and several past winners of the 40 under 40 award who attended #inauguration events, including the Native Nations Inaugural Ball Honoring Native American Veterans, and the #WomensMarchonWashington. No matter whom you...read more
The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED) is putting a call out to all Native Photographers. We are starting to look for an event photographer for our National Reservation Economic Summit (RES) in Las Vegas, NV, March 13-16, 2017. The...read more
A transition in leadership brings new perspective to the nonprofit organization and its Reservation Economic Summit KRISTIN BUTLER / Indian Country Today Media Network / 19 JANUARY 2017 Click Here To View Article on indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com “This is a breath...read more
NCAIED President & CEO, Chris James, meets with International Economic Development Council Vice President, Lynn Knight, discussing the importance of economic development in Indian Country.read more
NCAIED Board Chair Derrick Watchman and President and CEO Chris James joined 2015 40 under 40 Award Winner Tara Gatewood on Native America Calling this morning, where they discussed what it takes to build a successful Native business. You can listen to what they had...read more