A Place to Gather, Exchange, Grow!
12th Annual Conference and Tradeshow
TRACK 1: BRANDING AND MARKETING
Branding is the soul and personality of your organization. It encompasses the large, evolving world of print and digital media. Logos, business cards, a web site are a few vital components for entrepreneurs. Marketing is the process of communicating brand value to your customer. In a broad sense, It is the science of how to satisfy the needs of societies material requirements and the associated economic pattern of response. The topics covered in this track are: social media, mobile solutions and other related topics.
TRACK 2: ECONOMIC GARDENING
Economic Gardening is an economic development model where the fundamental concept is economic development efforts should focus on investing in local small businesses and entrepreneurs instead of using tax breaks and other incentives to recruit big businesses from outside the community. The circular idea being that entrepreneurs drive economies and healthy communities have a healthy base of entrepreneurs. The economic gardening activities investing in local entrepreneurs build capacities, create social capital for individuals and the community, lead to a prosperous local economy, and generate jobs and tax revenue.
TRACK 3: TRIBAL INNOVATION
Tribal enterprises are developing and growing at an incredible pace. This track explores how tribes are changing their strategic goals to meet opportunity and demand. Tribal innovation is an important component of tribal and cultural sustainability, especially when paired with entrepreneurship. Workshops will focus on opportunities and examples from what other tribes around the country are doing in their communities.
2014 Draft Agenda
•12:00pm-4:00pm Registration Opens, Vendor Check in and Setup
•12:00pm-5:00pm Northwest Native Peer Group Bi-Annual Meeting
•6:00pm-7:30pm Welcome and Networking Reception for all TATR Sponsors, Registrants and Partners
•9:00-10:30am Invocation and Welcome
•10:30am-11:00am Break - Business Bingo, Networking, Tradeshow
•11:00am-12:15pm Workshop Breakout #1
•12:30pm-2:00pm Lunch and Keynote Address
•2:30pm-4:00pm Workshop Breakout #2
• 4:00pm-5:00pm Business Bingo, Networking, Tradeshow
•8:00am-9:30am Continental Breakfast
•9:00am-10:00am Morning Remarks, Veronica Hix, Executive Director, ONABEN
Morning Keynote Address
•10:00-10:30am Break - Business Bingo, Networking, Tradeshow
•10:30am-12:00pm Workshop Breakout #3
•12:00pm-1:30pm - Buffet Lunch
•2:00pm-3:30pm Workshop Breakout #2
•3:30pm Closing Remarks & Giveaway
Veronica Hix, Executive Director, ONABEN