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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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
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
New President and CEO to Lead the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development as it Marks 50th Anniversary
Chris James, a veteran of the U.S. Department of the Treasury and U.S. Small Business Administration, begins his new role immediately January 3, 2017 MESA, AZ – Ahead of its 50th Anniversary this year, the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development...read more
National Center Board Member Michelle Holiday Addresses Minorities in Energy Initiative Year III Anniversary Forum
DOE program was titled “Inclusive Innovation – Catalyzing Our Future” December 1, 2016 WASHINGTON, DC – National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (the National Center) Board Member Michelle Holiday was a panel participant at today’s Department of...read more
ICTMN Staff 11/16/16 Click Here To View Article on indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development is actively reaching out to other Native organizations to bolster their outreach to Indian country. “We are making a...read more
The Phoenix Indian Center will honor Mr. Giff during its Arizona American Indian Excellence in Leadership Awards November 16, 2016 MESA, AZ – The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (the National Center) congratulated its Board Secretary Urban...read more
Winners will be honored this week at RES New Mexico November 15, 2016 SANTA FE, NM– The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (the National Center) announced winners of its annual business awards and scholarship recipients, who will all be honored...read more
BY Kristin Butler / Indian Country Today Media Network / 14 NOVEMBER 2016 Click Here to view this article on Indianountrytodaymedianetwork.com Today a couple hundred youth from across the State of New Mexico and the southwest are descending on Buffalo Thunder Resort...read more
BY Kristin Butler / Indian Country Today Media Network / 14 NOVEMBER 2016 Click Here to view this article on Indianountrytodaymedianetwork.com Through collaborating with federal agencies on tourism, Indian country can add cultural and historical perspective to...read more
BY DERRICK WATCHMAN / ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL / 04 NOVEMBER 2016 Click Here to view Op/Ed as published on AbqJournal.com SANTA FE, N.M. — If you were to ask 10 different people to name the defining characteristic of the Native American economy, you’d likely to get 10...read more