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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
Reps. Norma Torres, Tom Cole introduce legislation designed to boost the economies of Native American tribes and Alaska Native communities December 1, 2017 WASHINGTON, DC – The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development applauds the leadership of Rep....read more
WINDOW ROCK, Ariz-Supporting small businesses helps strengthen the Navajo economy and empowers local entrepreneurs to create economic change on the Navajo Nation, Vice President Jonathan Nez said at the 7th Annual Navajo Nation Business Opportunity Day. “The Navajo...read more
Grant will go towards development of the Native Edge portal November 9, 2017 MESA, AZ – The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (The National Center) was recently awarded a $75,000 grant from the UPS Foundation. The National Center will use the...read more
National Center’s Chris James Talks Youth Entrepreneurship and Technology With Founders of Square Inc. & the Cheyenne River Youth Project By Kristin Butler ‘Lakota in America,’ a short film created by Square, premiered on Twitter and at squareup.com/dreams on...read more
Deadline for submitting session proposals is on November 1 October 27, 2017 LAS VEGAS – The early bird discount rate for Reservation Economic Summit (RES) 2018 ends on Friday, November 3, the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (the National...read more
At the request of many in Indian Country, the Department of the Interior/Bureau of Indian Affairs recently announced an extension of the comment period for potential revisions to Indian Trader regulations. You now have until October 30th to make your voice heard. The...read more
Four awardees will be honored during the Northwest Enterprise Development Conference in September August 24, 2017 MESA, AZ – The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (The National Center) announced the winners of its annual Native American Indian...read more
NCAIED Board of Directors Membership Openings In a continuing effort to strengthen our organization, the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED) is seeking to fill 4 vacancies on our board of directors, bringing the total number to 18....read more
Winners will be recognized at the Northwest Enterprise Development Conference at the Tulalip Resort Casino on Wednesday, September 6th August 9, 2017 MESA, AZ – The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED) is pleased to announce its 2017...read more
National Center President & CEO Chris James named to New Mexico Community Capital’s board of directors
NMCC shares the National Center's goal of strengthening local economies and encouraging the growth of businesses in emerging or underserved markets July 17, 2017 MESA, AZ - New Mexico Community Capital (NMCC) recently named Chris James, who currently serves as...read more