The 10th Annual Native American Human Resources Conference will be held January 20-21, 2020 at The Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, NV!

There is no better Tribal HR professional development and networking opportunity than the 10th Annual Native American Human Resources Conference. By attending, you’ll be able to gain new skills and connect with necessary resources that will help you achieve your goals and help solve your challenges.

We ensure our attendees get to know their peers and interact with one another throughout the event by providing a variety of engaging sessions, numerous networking opportunities, and impressive business solutions.

Fantastic Networking

  • From small-group, round-table discussions to one-on-one meetings with conference delegates and sponsors, this is an excellent opportunity for you to meet HR professionals who share your goals and your challenges.

Extensive Learning

  • This conference offers a variety of engaging sessions, panels, and speakers which provide HR Professionals a complete update on industry trends, new technologies, and what to look forward to in the field.

Business Solutions

  • The exhibit hall features numerous HR solution-providers who will showcase their products and services to help you achieve your goals.

To speak with a representative about attending, speaking, sponsoring or exhibiting, please call us at 201-857-5333 or email

This program has been approved for 11.00 HR (General) credit hours through HR Certification Institute® (HRCI®).

Native Nation Events is a recognized provider of recertification credits. HR Certification Institute® approved this program for HR (General) credit towards aPHR™, aPHRi™, PHR®, PHRca®, SPHR®, GPHR®, PHRi™ and SPHRi™ recertification.

The use of this official seal confirms that this Activity has met HR Certification Institute’s® (HRCI®)  criteria for recertification credit pre-approval.”

For more information about certification or recertification, please visit the HR Certification Institute website at

Registration is now closed.

Hotel Information

The Palms Casino Resort

4321 W Flamingo Rd.
Las Vegas, NV 89103

Room Rates:

Saturday: $200
Sunday: $80
Monday: $100
Tuesday: $200

Cut-Off Date: Monday, January 6th, 2020

Phone: 866-942-7770

Group Name: 10th Annual Native American HR Conf.

Group Code: CAHRC20

Conference Co-Chairs

Platinum Sponsors

Product Demonstration

Gold Sponsors

Lunch Sponsor


To view the sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities available, CLICK HERE. For additional information or to sign up, contact Dan O’Connor at 201-857-5333 or

HR Professionals, Tribal Government & Enterprise Representatives

“This was a very informative and niche focused conference which made it relatable to all who attended. I recommended it this morning for my training team to consider attending a future conference. Thank you for a most enjoyable and informative experience!”
– Janet Rodriguez, Training Manager, Chumash Casino Resort

“Invaluable conference relating to Native Nation human resource management, high-level engagement from top human resource specialists from around the nation.”
– Tristan Mackenzie, Director: Enoch Community Liaison, River Cree Resort and Casino

“They provide a great deal of very relevant information and the audience provided a lot of questions and interaction.”
– Anne O’Keefe-Jackson, Human Resources Director, Jackpot Junction Casino/Lower Sioux Indian Community

“GO to this!! it was amazing overall.”
– Danielle Sanders, Interim HR Coordinator, Nisqually/Nisqually Red Wind Casino

“This was a very professionally-run seminar with informative workshops. It was a good place to get in touch with vendors whose services you might want to use. It was a great networking opportunity.”
– Michele Chapman, Human Resources Director, California Tribal TANF Partnership

“The exhibitors were all friendly as well as the conference helpers; presenters were clear and knowledgeable in their area of expertise.”
– Tracy T. Martin, Senior H.R. Specialist, Shoshone-Bannock Tribes

“This is a critical training opportunity and they literally have all the bases covered as far as topics and speakers.”
– Stephanie Menei, HR Director, Yavapai Prescott

“Outstanding conference with various important topics.”
– Elisabeth J Hertel, Human Resource Manager, Sitting Bull College

“Excellent networking event.”
– Mariella Platner, Director of Human Resources, United Auburn Indian Community

“I would say that the conference provides a variety of pertinent/useful topics as it pertains to Indian Country.”
– Alex Rodriguez, Human Resources Director, Delaware Nation

“The conference was good and informative. The atmosphere was always friendly and warm. The rooms and food were great for the price you paid. The networking at the conference was very good. I met a few key individuals that could possibly bring the tribe I am working for up to a new level.”
– Kimberly Edsitty, Tribal Health Benefits Officer, Northern Arapaho Tribe

Sponsors & Industry Professionals

“Lots of leads. If HR executives are your target, then this conference is key! It’s an important conference for us. Key decision-makers are in attendance and we really value this trade show.”
– Victoria Ferris, Sr. Director of National Sales, American Health Care

“Amazing! We had many promising conversations. I loved the one-on-one meeting incentive and enjoyed being in the room where meals were held as there was more booth traffic.”
– Lori McKnight, VP Recognition, CSI STARS

“This conference is a great place to network, and NNE did a great job encouraging participants to see all vendors.”
Derek Talley, National Sales & Marketing Director, GITW benefits

“Great conference, great people. Very valuable, we were very pleased with the quality of attendees and the opportunities to speak with folks. Having the food and beverage in the exhibit hall is probably the most important feature at a conference like this. The exhibitor bingo was a big hit. This was a great conference for us, we’ll definitely be exhibiting again.”
– Beth Mohr, Managing Partner, McHard Accounting Consulting

“Our experience as a vendor at the Eighth Annual Native American Human Resources Conference was extremely positive. While one of the smaller conferences we have attended, the attendees tended to be decision makers which yielded the same if not more amount of interest in our services as we’ve obtained from larger conferences. We highly recommend the NAHRC!”
– Andrew Lopez, Director of Business Development, Emptech

“The conference is an intimate environment.”
– James Ashford, Business Development Director, Vision Care Direct

“As an attorney, the conference provides a good opportunity to meet tribal HR representatives and learn about various approaches that tribes take for employment matters.”
– John Haney, Associate Attorney, Holland & Knight LLP

“This was a good conference. It is great exposure to the different tribal communities and gives us an opportunity to talk with their HR folks.”
– Joani Welch, Regional Sales Manager, Workforce Go!

“Great opportunity to meet decision-makers and have one on one meetings. Such great value to be able to have face to face conversations with decision makers.”
– Chris Ortiz, Account Executive, World Wide Wellness

“Great place to meet Tribal HR contacts and engage with knowledgeable individuals. It was a great event for making some strategic contacts. The Bingo cards seemed to work well at encouraging booth attendance.”
– Matthew Borkowski, Tribal Solutions Manager, Arctic Information Technology

“Potential customers are very accessible and receptive to discussing products. This was an extremely successful and informative event!”
– Brent Cornell, Sales Executive, Specialty Markets, MetLife

“Great event with a lot of resources. The networking opportunity was great. It appears a majority of the Casinos are handling our services internally and can use our help.”
– Polet Nersesian, Account Executive, Emptech