Cherokee Nation Businesses Signs on as Presenting Sponsor of Native Business Summit

Cherokee Nation Businesses (CNB) has signed on as the presenting sponsor of what is sure to be one of 2019’s most innovative, immersive and valuable gatherings for business leaders, corporations and startups across Indian Country.

The inaugural Native Business Summit takes place May 13-15, 2019, at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The summit will feature a business tradeshow, exhilarating speakers and thought leaders, informative breakout sessions, business matchmaking, a golf tournament, and plenty of networking.

“This summit provides a unique opportunity for tribal leaders to come together in celebration of our achievements industry-wide and to further advance our combined capabilities in an ever growing and changing marketplace,” said Steven Bilby, president of CNB’s diversified businesses.

Over three valuable days, attendees will have the opportunity to grow their business and gain powerful insights from workshops, successful keynote speakers and seasoned presenters. The annual Native Business Summit will build upon the conversations on and in Native Business Magazine.

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“The Native Business Summit will expand the conversations in Native Business Magazine and inspire business growth and creation,” said Carmen Davis, publisher and executive editor of Native Business Magazine. “The energy that is created by the magazine will all come together in one place.”

“We’re going to take that energy and send it through the roof,” said Gary Davis, publisher of Native Business Magazine. “You’ll get to interact with our subject matter experts and dive deeper into relevant and trending topics across a diverse array of business sectors. You’ll hear from leaders of tribal enterprises, corporations and people interested in doing business with Indian Country and advancing economic development.”

Industry leaders will cover important topics such as: energy, finance, technology, cannabis, gaming, infrastructure, federal contracting, healthcare, agriculture, and much more.

Pre-early bird rates to attend the summit end November 30. Register at

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