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**2019 40 Under 40 Nominations and Scholarship Applications are now closed
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NCAIED Programs And Services
The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development with support from the Key Bank Foundation will hold a Native Edge Institute Jan 19th and 21st in Orlando, FL and Cherokee, NC.
The Native Edge Institutes will provide both growing and advanced government contractors training with respect to federal and corporate small business programs.
NEWS AND UPDATES
It’s hard to believe that the 2019 Reservation Economic Summit is less than seven weeks away! We have been putting the finishing touches on the largest economic development event in Indian Country, which is moving to Paris Las Vegas this year. We have recently...read more
In our continuing series of spotlighting Native and tribally-owned businesses, we talked to Deidra Mitchell, who is the CEO of Waséyabek Development Company, LLC, (WDC), a wholly-owned entity of the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi that’s based in downtown...read more
We are thrilled that Google will join us at RES this year, where they will showcase their supplier diversity program. We recently sat down with Siofra Harnett, the Global Head of Google’s Supplier Diversity Program, who attended her first RES last year and was...read more
As we prepare for RES 2019, we are highlighting some of the people and businesses that will be at the largest economic development event in Indian Country. This week, we sat down with Sam McCracken, General Manager of Nike’s N7 Program, which supports organizations to...read more
In this month’s profile of the National Center’s staff, we ask Chad Marchand a few questions about his background in Indian Country and role at the National Center. Chad joined the organization in October as Director of Business Development and Director of the...read more
The National Center Brings Native Edge Institutes to the East Coast One-day events in Orlando, FL and Cherokee, NC provide participants with procurement and technology training and one-on-one consulting MESA, AZ – The National Center for American Indian Enterprise...read more
Thank you for tuning into the National Center’s monthly newsletter. 2019 is already in full swing, and we’re preparing for both our upcoming East Coast Native Edge Institutes (NEI) in February and the Reservation Economic Summit (RES) in March. As you may have seen in...read more
The National Center Receives Grant from Minority Business Development Agency to Expand Native Edge Institutes
December 5, 2018 MESA, AZ – The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) recently announced that the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (the National Center) is the recipient of a grant worth over $550,000, which will be used specifically...read more
November 2018 Our monthly newsletter is hitting your inbox as we host our fourth Native Edge Institute – this time in Anchorage, Alaska. This is the National Center’s first event to take place in Alaska, and we’re happy to be working once again with our friends at...read more
One-day event provides participants with federal procurement and technology training and one-on-one consulting November 7, 2018 ANCHORAGE, AK – The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (the National Center) will host its next Native Edge...read more