Mission: The national center for american indian enterprise development assists american indian tribes and their enterprises with business and economic development. We are actively engaged in helping tribal nations and native business people realize their business goals and are dedicated to putting the whole of indian country to work to better the lives of american indian people- both now and for generations to come.
Programs: American indian procurement technical center is operated through a cooperative agreement with the u. S. Department of defense, defense logistics agency. Ncaied provides professional business consulting services and technical assistance to native american owned businesses regarding marketing and selling to federal, state, local and tribal governments and prime contractors. Assistence extends to all native american businesses (american indian, alaska native corporations and native hawaiians) and includes tribes and invidual businesses both on and off the reservations. Area of coverage is bureau of indian affairs (bia) regions: 50% eastern region, 100% navajo and southwest regions. Other states surrounding the bia areas are served on a voluntary basis; any native american business can contact the main office for further information about becoming a client. Services are free of charge.
national indian reservation economic summit (res) conventions are american indian economic and business development gatherings held nationally and regionally. This event brings together american indian and indigenous entrepreneurs, tribal economic and business development decision-makers, tribal entities, tribal leaders, government agencies andkey corporate executives, buyers, suppliers and contractors. Res is the largest and longest running national american indian business event in the nation.