Sixth Annual Native American Human Resources Conference

January 27-29, 2016

Caesars Palace, Las Vegas, Nevada


The Sixth Annual Native American Human Resources Conference will be held January 27-29, 2016 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. In addition to a series of panels, this year’s curriculum will include smaller workshops designed for more interaction and discussion over real-life scenarios among and between attendees, facilitators and speakers. At this three-day forum, you will have the opportunity to network with tribal leaders and Human Resources professionals who share the common goal of finding the most effective ways to manage their various tribes and enterprises.

Plus, this year we are a pre-approved provider for the HR Certification Institute™. Call us for more details!

Who Should Attend:

  • Tribal and Casino Human Resources Professionals
  • Tribal Enterprise Executives/Managers
  • Tribal Leaders
  • Council Members
  • Accountants/CPAs
  • Auditors
  • Attorneys
  • Compensation and Benefits Professionals
  • Third Party Administrators
  • Financial Advisors
  • Risk Managers
  • Information and Technology Professionals
  • Logistics Professionals
  • Employee Relations Specialists
  • Insurance Professionals

hrci-ap-preapproved-seal-2015The use of this seal is not an endorsement by the HR Certification Institute of the quality of the activity. It means that this activity has met the HR Certification Institute’s criteria to be pre-approved for recertification credit.

Hotel & Venue
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Hotel Information

Caesars Palace

3570 Las Vegas Boulevard South

Las Vegas, NV 89109

Who's Attended

Corporate Partners

Platinum Sponsors

Gold Sponsors



“I thought the conference overall was very informative. I loved that it covered all areas outside of my job so that I have a better understanding.”
Kristen Begay, Grand Canyon Resort Corporation

“First one I’ve been to. It was excellent, informative. Simply in a nutshell – panelists and moderators were all knowledgeable in their fields.”

Nicole Sullivan, Apache Gold Casino Resort

“I thought every session was very informative and look forward to taking everything I have learned to my manager and coworkers.”

Audrennia Felker, Grand Canyon Resort Corp. Hualapai

“This was my first conference and I enjoyed all of the sessions/speakers. Learned a wealth of information to take back and implement with leadership and staff.”

Denise Ward, Miccosukee

“First time I have attended and it was probably the most informative. I am able to gauge how our HR compares to other tribes and organizations.”

Andrea Ramone, Fort Hill Casino Shoshone Bannock

“Being new to the industry, I had been searching for the right seminar for the last year and a half. I feel you provided what you promised and it was exactly what I was looking for, i.e. not s sales job. Thank you!”

Chad Miranda, Chicken Ranch Casino

“I really enjoyed this conference. I didn’t network as much but I gained some knowledge that I will be able to take from this conference and practice at our workplace. Thank you!”

Coleen Mahone, Hualapai Tribe

“Informative event. I had the opportunity to meet other natives in the HR field and hear their experiences.”

Lyle Davenport, Sac & Fox Tribe of the Mississippi in IA

“Very informational and interesting. I enjoyed my experience and meeting people from around the country.”

Robyn Thompson, Crow Creek Dakota Oyata Nation

“I felt it touched on things I am dealing with daily. It was interesting and entertaining.”

Jennifer Nappo, Seneca Gaming

“It was a great networking opportunity as well as a great way to see what others are doing/using at their companies.”

Ronna Canady, Knik Tribe

“Was a great conference, being a first-timer. Speakers all knew their topic and kept my attention. Great information given by speakers. Thanks!”

Jeri DeCola, Administrator, Tonto Apache

“My first time attending. It was very helpful and I hope to return next year.”

Greg Benally, Ute Mountain Casino

“First year attending. Very informative. Really enjoyed leadership/importance of it in workplace.”

Katherine Putillo, Tule River Indian Tribe of CA

“Loved being able to meet vendors that are Native owned and/or work with tribes.”

Karen O’Neal, Puyallup Tribe

“Enjoyed it tremendously. My first time attending this conference. Met quite a few pleasant individuals. A lot of knowledge here.”

Nora Morinda, Hopland Sho-ka-wah

“It was my first Native American Conference. I loved it, and I am planning to come back next year.”

Gissela Cerrillo, Swinomish Indian Tribe

“I enjoyed it, very helpful information. It has helped me gain more knowledge since I am new to HR.”

Vanessa Berryhill, Seminole Nation Gaming Agency

“I enjoyed all the speakers. They all were happy to share their knowledge, experiences, success!”

Emeline Rangel, Sherwood Valley / Pomo


Registration is now closed.