A one-of-a-kind event – the Youth Entrepreneurship Summit (YES!) is an initiative of the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED) a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. YES! is designed for Native high school and college-aged students interested in business and entrepreneurship to hone their skills and learn more about what it takes to become successful in business. YES! events primarily take place as part of the NCAIED’s Reservation Economic Summit events.
YES! participants learn from accomplished entrepreneurs about the strategies, skills, and best practices that have helped them reach their business dreams. YES! events also gives attendees an overview of some of the basic fundamentals important to achieving success in the business world. YES! is interactive, as participants are encouraged to ask questions of the participating American Indian Business people who have “walked the walk” in the world of business and can serve as mentors to the next generation of emerging business leaders.
About the National Center: The National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (NCAIED) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. With over 40 years of assisting American Indian Tribes and their enterprises with business and economic development – we have evolved into the largest national Indian specific business organization in the nation. Our motto is: “We Mean Business For Indian Country” as 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
A full agenda is available for viewing below, registration for YES! is now available below.
Youth Entrepreneurship Summit (YES) at Northwest Economic Development Conference at Tulalip, WA
Monday, September 4th, 2017
10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (lunch and snacks provided)
Tulalip Resort and Casino
FREE OF CHARGE – for qualified individuals and their chaperones.
YES is designed for Native high school and college students who have an interest in business, entrepreneurship, or related fields. Attendees under 18 years of age require parental or guardian permission.
HOW TO REGISTER
FOLLOW THESE SIMPLE STEPS FOR YES REGISTRATION
STEP TWO - COMPLETE AND SIGN THE APPLICATION FORM
Complete and sign where indicated including parent / guardian signatures when applicable