71st Annual Convention & Marketplace

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Conference Information

Cultural Events

Membership Information

Tradeshow and Vendor Information

Ways to Be Involved

Date: Oct 26, 2014 - Oct 31, 2014

Where: Atlanta, Georgia

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About the Event:

Hyatt Regency Atlanta
265 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30303

October 26-31, 2014

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2014 Annual Session Resolutions Deadline: October 3, 2014

Download the 2014 Resolution Template and the Resolution submission form. Only NCAI Individual Indian members in good standing are authorized to submit a resolution.

Welcome to Atlanta!
This year the National Congress of American Indians is proud to host the 2014 Annual Convention & Marketplace in Atlanta, Georgia. Atlanta is part of the Eastern Area comprisde of the Southeast and Northeast Region which is made up of twenty six states. For a directory of tribes in the Northeast and Southeast Region check out the Tribal Directory.

With so much to offer, Atlanta will entertain with endless adventures and activities. From trendy districts like Buckhead through artsy Midtown to the convention and entertainment district Downtown, simply step outside of the hotel and off Peachtree Street’s sidewalks to visit the must-sees. Be sure to check out this list - 50 Fun Things to do in Atlanta!

Atlanta is home to more than 700 Zagat-rated restaurants, one of the top 10 retail markets in the country, and an extensive art scene. Experience a diverse and thriving cultural scene at the city’s many theatres, museums, galleries and family attractions. Discover the city’s history from the Civil War to the Civil Rights Movement at various museums throughout the city or explore the Centennial Olympic Park area, home to five of the city’s major attractions. Come explore our city and discover what moves you in Atlanta.

For more information, visit www.atlanta.net.

Draft Agenda now available!

 Download the DRAFT Agenda at a Glance!

Pre Meetings
VAWA Task Force Draft Agenda

Committee Meetings
Human Resources Committee Draft Agenda
Litigation & Governance Committee Draft Agenda

Subcommittee Meetings
Housing Subcommittee Draft Agenda
Human, Religious, & Cultural Concerns Subcommittee Draft Agenda
Indian Child & Family Welfare Subcommittee Draft Agenda
Jurisdiction & Tribal Governments Draft Agenda
Technology & Telecommunications Subcommittee Draft Agenda
Transportation Subcommittee Draft Agenda
Tribal Gaming Subcommittee Draft Agenda
Veterans Subcommittee Draft Agenda

Location and Host Hotel:
Hyatt Regency Atlanta
265 Peachtree St NE
Atlanta, GA 30303

Room Block: NCAI or National Congress of American Indians
Room Rate: $159 plus tax - You will be charged a non-refundable deposit of your first night's stay 14 days after you book your room.
To reserve your room:
 Please call 404-577-1234 or book your room online.
Cut off date:
 October 3, 2014 - Be sure to reserve your room(s) before they are all booked! 

Hotel WaitlistIf you are unable to book a room at the host hotel please contact Kellcee Baker at kbaker@ncail.org to be added to the host hotel waitlist.

Overflow Hotels
Atlanta Marriott Marquis
265 Peachtree Center Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30303

Room Rate: $164.00 plus tax
Room Block:
 National Congress of American Indians Over Flow Guestrooms.
To reserve you room: Click here.

Transportation Discounts

If you are planning on renting a car for the Annual Convention in Atlanta, GA please see the below discount links.
Avis
Budget

Delta Airlines is offering reduced rates for Conference Attendees! Please visit www.delta.com and search for your flights using the "Advanced Search" option. Use Meeting Code NMJZB to apply the discount to your total ticket price. You can also reserve by calling the Reservations line at 800-328-1111. Please note the service fee when booking by phone. 

 

Welcome and Cultural Evening  
Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 6:00 – 8:00pm
Hyatt Regency Atlanta

 

Come and visit old friends and make some new ones. This reception will kick off the great week we are going to have at the 71st Annual Convention.

This year's exciting vendors include:

American Indian College Fund
American Indian Living
AMERIND Risk
Association on American Indian Affairs
AT&T Government Solutions
Bacone American Indian Recruitment
Beads & Powwow Supply, LLC
Chickasaw Nation
CSN/DCI America
Easten Band of Cherokee Indians
FEMA
First Council Hotel/Otoe-Missouria Tribe
Grand Canyon University
International BIO CARE Hospital
Martinez Indian Arts/Navajo
McCabe Arts/Navajo
Muckleshoot Casino
National Disaster Preparedness Training Center[NDPTC]
National Indian Gaming Association
National Indian Health Board Tribal Health Reform Resource Center
National Joint Powers Alliance
Native American Political Leadership Program
Native American Rights Fund
Native Ministries
Nativehire
Navajo Jewelry and Crafts
Northwest Indian College
Notah Indian Arts
Notah Southwest Connection
Office of Justice Programs [OJP]
Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians
Peace Corps
Pinnacle Bank/Meskwaki Nation
Poarch Band of Creek Indians
RAIN Program - University of North Dakota
Roche Diagnostics
San Manuel Band of Mission Indians
Selective Service System
Seminole Tribe of Florida Native Learning Center
Seventh-day Adventist Church, Native Ministries
Social Security Administration
Southern Ute Indian Tribe Growth Fund
Talking Leaves Bookstore
The Language Conservancy
Travois
U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Department of Defense - NALEMP
U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission
UNITY, Inc.
USDA APHIS - Animal and Plant Inspection Service
USDA FAS - Farm Service Agency
USDA IAC - Intertribal Agriculture Council
USDA NASS - National Agricultural Statistics Service
USDA NRCS - Natural Resources and Conservation Service
USDA Rural Development
Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program

If you would like to become a vendor at our Tradeshow and Exhibit please click here.

Please contact Bernida Humetewa for information about becoming a vendor at the Annual Convention and Marketplace! 

Volunteer with NCAI
Interested in volunteering with NCAI? Contact Amy Gay for more information.