11th Annual Tribal Casino & Hotel Development Conference

March 25-27, 2018

Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, CA


The 11th Annual Tribal Casino & Hotel Development Conference will be held March 25-27, 2018 at the newly renovated Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, CA. This unique conference is dedicated to the design and development of Tribal-owned casinos, resorts and hotels. Tribal Leaders will gather with industry professionals to discuss the most relevant topics in the casino and hospitality business. Advancements in technology, latest in gaming trends, renovation and expansion plans and government legislation all mean constant change to the gaming industry. If you are looking to build, expand or update your casino or hotel, this is a can’t-miss event!

Who Should Attend:

  • Tribal Leaders and Council Members
  • Economic Development Professionals
  • Attorneys and Accounting Professionals
  • Casino Marketing Professionals
  • Gaming Commissioners
  • Gaming Authority Members
  • Hotel and Casino General Managers
  • Finance and Legal Professionals
  • Architect and Design Firms
  • Developers and Construction Companies
  • Engineers
  • Owner’s Representatives
  • Feasibility Study Companies
  • Technology Developers
  • Government Personnel
Hotel & Venue

Hotel Information

Pechanga Resort & Casino

45000 Pechanga Pkwy
Temecula, California 92592
(951) 693-1819

Conference room rate – $169

Cut-off date – Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

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Tribal Government & Enterprise Representatives

“A must attend if you have any big projects coming up with your facility!”
– Jillian McCloud, Assistant General Manager, Nisqually Red Wind Casino

“Great insight on Native American Gaming from the leaders in that industry.”
– Scott Rapoport, VP of Finance, UAIC/Thunder Valley Casino Resort

“This event is a must if you want to learn the ins and outs of Casino & Hotel Development. The Staff was very friendly and helpful, and the location was awesome!”
– Avis Lynch, Treasurer, Kletsel Dehe Band of Wintun Indians, Cortina Rancheria

“You should go to this event because of the great networking opportunities and to see the latest and greatest.”
– Erik Lincoln, Maintenance Manager, Ho Chunk Gaming Madison

“Nice intimate conference and a great opportunity to discuss in depth with peers and vendors.”
– Michael Ka’ahanui, Director of Marketing, Muckleshoot Casino

“I would definitely attend again and refer friends to this and other conferences put on by NNE. The networking and information was very helpful to what I wanted to know.”
– Trena Cloyd, Hotel Hospitality Sales Manager, Yakama Nation Legends Casino Hotel

“It’s a must to attend because there is some much changing in the business world and this group is top of the line in spreading the word.”
– Doc Bill, Board Chairman, Kletsel Economic Development Authority

Sponsors & Exhibitors

“Good information and more relaxed setting to build relationships. This is a great conference for sharing information and building relationships.”
– Aaron Carpenter, Account Executive, I-5 Design Build

“Very intimate conference with good networking opportunities. Sessions are varied, relevant and interesting.”
– Dennis Tanida, Principal, Stantec

“You need to go, especially for the one on one sessions.”
– Ted Zimmerhanzel, Business Development Manager, Yates Construction

“Extremely beneficial. It’s great seeing decision makers.”
– Thor Hansen, Gaming Sales Engineer – Corporate and Tribal Resort Casinos, Agilysys

“The best show in the industry for networking , content and quality of attendees. It’s a 5 star event that we love being a part of. For 20 years we’ve being doing shows and this one by a long shot has been the best return for investment. Every time we go we come out with new relationships and meet people that will for sure become good friends. To me that is what the fun part of doing business is, working with people you enjoy.”
– Shawn Keep, President, Imagine This

“The event is enlightening and pertains to current topics and trends that impact the gaming industry.”
– Derek Sola, Director of Design, Gensler

“Good information at a conference that’s the perfect size to meet all of the participants. Networking with other speakers and exhibitors was valuable as many of us have synergy within the industry. We would like to further the connections we began to make.”
– Stephen Ranck, Principal/Managing Director, Gensler


Register Now To Attend

Native Nation Events offers options available for Tribal Council & Tribal Representatives as individuals and groups, as well as non-affiliated Industry Professionals. See below for pricing and availability to attend this event.

For Elected Tribal Council or Tribal Government/Enterprise Representatives

  • Standard Rate
    • Elected Tribal Council or Tribal Government/Enterprise Representatives

Group Rate (4 or more paid from same tribe or entity)

  • Standard Group
    • Elected Tribal Council or Tribal Government/Enterprise Representatives
    • Minimum Purchase of 4 Required For Discount

For Other Industry Professionals

  • Standard Rate
    • For Industry Professionals