Native Edge Institute Anchorage

Anchorage, AK — The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (The National Center) will bring its premier business development training to Alaska for Native Edge Institute (NEI) Anchorage, AK. NEI Alaska is a one-day business training event that will take place on Thursday, June 3, 2021 from 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM AKDT. NEI Alaska will be presented in a hybrid format, with virtual and in-person options available. In-person attendance will be limited to ensure proper social distancing for all attendees. You can register here for NEI Charleston hosted by the Anchorage Downtown Marriott. The National Center and the host will enforce Centers for Disease Control, state, and local public health guidelines for all in-person attendees. NEIs are free, one-day, in-person and virtual training events that provide both established and aspiring business owners critical business training.


Anchorage Downtown Marriott

820 W 7th Ave, Anchorage, AK 99501


Brought to you by The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED) and Funded by a grant from Wells Fargo, Alaskan Airlines, and API.



Thursday June 3, 2021 8:30 AM – 4:00 PM AKDT


Register Here


8:30 AM – 9:00 AM: Welcome and Opening Remarks


9:00 AM  – 10:00 AM: COVID-19 Recovery: Opportunities to Incorporate Economic Resilience into Economic Planning Efforts.


10:00 AM – 11 AM: Economic Outlook for 2021 and Beyond


11:00 AM – 12:00 PM: ANC & Village Leadership


Luncheon Break: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM 40 under 40


1:00PM–2PM: Overview of Small Business Federal Contracting, Set-Aside Programs, Updates, New Rules & Regulations


2:00PM- 2:45PM: Procurement Technical Assistance Center Overview


2:45 PM- 3:45 PM: Access to Capital  


3:45PM- 4:00PM:  Closing Remarks