Conferences & Events

Upcoming Events

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Travois Conference

San Antonio, Texas 

Because of the coronavirus pandemic, we have decided to cancel our March 31-April 2 conference. The health of our attendees and staff is our highest priority.

We are actively working on a Plan B and we will post an update when information is available


NAFOA  38th Annual Conference


NAFOA’s Board of Directors and staff have made the difficult decision, after careful consideration and evaluation of the evolving concerns around COVID-19, to cancel the in-person 38th Annual Conference scheduled to take place in Nashville, TN, on April 6-7, 2020.  NAFOA will hold a virtual version of the conference on April 20-21, 2020.


2020 45th Indian Law Conference

Albuquerque, New Mexico

The Federal Bar Association’s Indian Law Conference (April 6-7, 2020) in-person event located in Albuquerque, NM is canceled. We are in the process of working through possible alternative arrangements. 

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AMERIND NAIHC Annual Convention & Tradeshow

Seattle, Washington

This annual event will be on May 05 – 07, 2020. This joint Annual Convention features a two-day trade show as well as topical training sessions that provided up-to-date information on issues that impact tribal housing programs and that directly relate to administration of programs under the Native American Housing Assistance and Self-Determination Act (NAHASDA).

 Past Events

Wild Horse Pass Hotel Casino

Wiring the REZ

Chandler, AZ 

American Indian Nations and American Indians are pursuing business opportunities of every kind, including e-commerce and private-sector economies. One advantage of online businesses is that they address the physical challenges that mostly-remote Indian Country still faces today.
E-commerce can create thriving economies, but involve jurisdictional, economic and practical issues.

Denver Colorado

National Crime Prevention Summit

Denver, Colorado 

The Crime Prevention Summit will offer a forum for tribal leaders and federal agencies to discuss methamphetamine prevalence, opioid addiction, violence against women, and gang violence. Discussion of these topics will aid tribal leaders to come up with unified efforts for their community to combat these crimes. Participants will learn about how these topics affect housing and the greater tribal community. Information on available funding sources and ideas for implementing policies to prevent and address these crimes will be shared. 
Las Vegas Nevada

Reservation Economic Summit

Las Vegas, Nevada

RES2020 is the Summit to attend for those looking for high caliber networking, winning teaming opportunities, business development sessions, one-on-one conuslting, all centered around the American Indian Enterprise.

The event features tribal leaders, members of Congress, federal agency representatives, state and local officials and top CEO’s on a national platform. It’s just one more example of how the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED) is building bridges of opportunity for today’s American Indian Enterprises.

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Tribal Public Health Summit

Omaha, Nebraska

Due to growing concerns around the spread of the COVID-19 virus, the Board of. Directors and CEO of the National Indian Health Board (NIHB) announce that the 2020 National Tribal Public Health Summit, currently scheduled to take place March 17-20, 2020 in Omaha, Nebraska, is being postponed to a later time during 2020.