Native American Economic Development & Energy Projects Conference

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The 8th Annual National Native American Economic Development Conference in conjunction with the 7th Annual Energy Projects in Indian Country Conference will be held June 16th and 17th, 2014 at Disney's Grand Californian Resort in Anaheim, California. This year we will be hosting these two very popular conferences in one location.

8th Annual National Native American Economic Development Conference - Through a series of panels, round-table discussions, and speakers, attendees will hear from top experts focusing  on economic diversification. By diversifying your tribe's economic ventures, you can reduce risk and ensure that the future of your community is safe. Featured at this event will be diversification success stories, information on managing and balancing debt, risk management, legal/IRS updates and financing for both gaming and non-gaming projects. Gaming is not the only way to generate revenue. Find out what other tribes are doing to maximize their economies.

7th Annual Energy Projects in Indian Country Conference - Attendees can look forward to learning about new developments in Oil and Gas, Solar, Wind and Bio Mass. Our panelists will discuss the planning, developing and financing of new energy projects. Also look forward to case studies and success stories that highlight the economic benefits associated with starting new energy projects.

Who Should Attend:

• Architect Firms
• CEO’s and CFO’s of Renewable Energy Companies
• Construction Companies
• Economic Development Professionals
• Energy Generators
• Engineers
• Environmental Assessment Companies
• Feasibility Study Companies
• Finance and Legal Professionals
• Government and Other Professional Service Firms
• Investors in Renewable Energy Projects
• Technology Developers
• Tribal Leaders

To speak with a representative about attending, exhibiting or sponsoring, please call: 201-857-5333


    • June 16, 2014
      • 8:30 AM - 9:30 AMTribal Leaders Roundtable: Progressing While not Compromising your Sovereignty
      • 9:30 AM - 10:00 AMWhat the Affordable Care Act Means to Your Enterprise & Indian Health Service (IHS) Facility
      • 10:30 AM - 11:30 AMThe Importance of a Comprehensive Master Plan
      • 11:30 AM - 12:15 PMUnderstanding Debt Management: Finding Capital for Economic Development Projects
      • 1:15 PM - 2:15 PMAttorney Round Table and Q&A: Avoiding Potential Legal Hurdles When Developing Projects
      • 2:15 PM - 2:45 PMLegislative Update
      • 3:15 PM - 4:15 PMEmbracing the Oil Boom & Establishing an Infrastructure
      • 4:15 PM - 5:00 PMRegional Economic Modeling and Energy Development on Indian Lands
    • June 17, 2014
      • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AMImplementing Renewable Energy Projects: Creating an Effective Timeline from Initial Concept to Ribbon Cutting
      • 10:15 AM - 11:00 AMThe Challenge: Taking our Indian Businesses to the Next Level
      • 11:00 AM - 11:45 AMSuccess Stories Beyond Borders: Aboriginal & Tribal Economic Development Projects within North America
      • 11:45 AM - 12:30 PMHow Expanding Casino Amenities Can be one of the More Lucrative Economic Development Projects
      • 1:30 PM - 2:45 PMLooking to the Future – Why Solar Makes Sense
      • 2:45 PM - 3:30 PMEffective Cross-Cultural Communication
      • 3:30 PM - 4:15 PMEducation & Revenue Through Tourism
      • 4:15 PM - 5:00 PMEcommerce: How Crowd Funding & Bitcoin Could be the Future

Hotel Reservations:
Disney’s Grand Californian Hotel & Spa
1600 S. Disneyland Drive
Anaheim, CA 92802
Group Rate: $204
Cut Off Date: May 15th 2014
Mention Native Nation Events to receive the discounted rate

Or use this link to book your room reservations

For Discounted Park Tickets visit the ticket store for our group:

Tickets valid 6/11-6/22