The U.S. Small Business Administration is hosting a business development program called Emerging 200 (e200) for Native American Small Business Owners from April 2012 to November 2012 in Phoenix, Arizona.
- Any Native American and/or tribally owned small business.
- Be in business for three years or more.
- Have achieved revenues of $300,000 to $10,000,000 (negotiable)
- CEO commitment to devote 100 hours for extensive executive training.
WHAT e200 OFFER’s?
- SBA Arizona District Office will host the training for 17 small business owners
- Educational Program begins April 2012 and ends November 2012 and will be held in Phoenix, AZ
- Entrepreneurs will be committed to 40 hours of classroom instruction divided over 13 class sessions. They will spend at least 12 hours in CEO Mentoring Groups. Out of class learning time commitment will be at least 40 hours. In total each participant can expect to commit approximately 100 hours of total training time.
WHAT’S THE COST? FREE except your time and energy
If you qualify for the program, please email email@example.com or call 602-745-7221 or register online at: http://www.interise.org/SBAe200
REGISTRATION DEADLINE MARCH 31, 2012
For more information contact the Arizona District Office
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development’s 2012 Reservation Economic Summit (RES) held February 27th – March 1st, 2012 was a resounding success and officially becomes the largest RES ever. With representation from Tribal Nations, Tribal Enterprises, Corporations and hundreds of Native American entrepreneurs – RES 2012 gathered nearly 4,000 persons at its new home at the Mandalay Bay Hotel Casino and Resort located in Las Vegas, Nevada.
The "RES" Native American Women in Business Award Luncheon
Also on hand were several federal agencies including the Department of the Interior’s Office of Indian Energy and Economic Development, The Department of Energy, The Minority Business Development Agency, The Small Business Administration and many more.
In addition, the 2-day American Indian Business Trade Fair featured well over 400 exhibitors and through the National Center Procurement Pavilion provided opportunities for hundreds of American Indian suppliers to meet corporate and government buyers to market their organizations and companies, network, and negotiate potential contracts.
The 2012 Reservation Economic Summit has already begun to yield billions of dollars worth of procurement, joint-ventures and new enterprise development both within Indian Country and around the world.
The next RES will be held in February of 2013 at the Mandalay Bay Hotel Casino and Resort located in Las Vegas, Nevada. RES 2013 stands to attract over 5,000 attendees and over 500 Trade Fair exhibitors. Pre-registration will begin soon.