70th Annual Convention & Marketplace

Hotel Information

Sponsorship Information


Convention Center

Election Materials

Date: Oct 13, 2013 - Oct 18, 2013

Where: Tulsa, OK

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About the Event:

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Join us in Tulsa, Oklahoma to celebrate our 70th Annual Convention & Marketplace!

The National Congress of American Indians is nearing its 70th Anniversary! 
You're invited to join thousands of tribal leaders, Native advocates, and Indian Country partners as we kick off NCAI's 70th anniversary year. This election year convention will include exciting plenary and breakout sessions as we recommit ourselves to protecting and advancing tribal sovereignty for generations to come!

View our Draft Agenda!



Make sure to bring your Onsite Registration Form!
Member - $575
Non-Member - $600
Youth (Up to age 24) - $200
Special Events:
Youth Honoring Luncheon (Tuesday, October 15, 2013; 12:00-1:00pm) - $50.00
Elders' Honoring Luncheon (Thursday, October 17, 2013; 12:00-1:00pm) - $50.00
Gala Banquet (Thursday, October 17, 2013; 7:00-10:00pm) - $100.00 or $1,000.00 for a table. 

Needing to hold a side meeting? Please fill out the Side Meeting Request Form and return to Amy Gay.

Host Hotels:

To be added to the waitlist please contact Amy Gay at agay@ncai.org.


Hyatt Regency Tulsa Hotel
100 East 2nd Street
Tulsa, OK 74103

DoubleTree Downtown
616 West 7th Street
Tulsa, OK 74127

Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tulsa (Tribally Owned Property)
777 W Cherokee St
Catoosa, OK 74015
Rate: $80.00 Rate (Sunday – Thursday) Friday and Saturday rate increases to $129.00.
To make reservations: call 800.760.6700 or click here and use group code NCAIOCT2013 Shuttle will be provided

The Aloft Downtown Tulsa
200 Civic Center
Tulsa, OK 74103
Rate: $83.00
To make reservations: call 1.877.462.5638 and use code NAJ13A

Holiday Inn Tulsa City Center
17 West 7th Street
Tulsa OK 74119
Rate: $89.00
To make reservations: call 1.800.465.4329 and use code NCA or click here.
Will provide shuttle based on availability

Fairfield Inn & Suites Tulsa Downtown
111 North Main Street
Tulsa, OK 74103
Extended King Sofa
$99.00/night (Extended King Rooms)
10/13 – 10/19
For reservations please call 1-888-236-2427 and use code “NCAI” or click here (Book your group rate: National Congress of American Indians >>)
Complimentary breakfast
No shuttle available – will need a car. Complimentary parking.

Marriott Tulsa Southern Hills
1902 East 71st St.
Tulsa, OK 74136
For reservations please call 1-866-530-3760 and use code “CAI” or click here (Book your group rate: National Congress of American Indians >>)
Shuttle provided based on availability or you will need a car. Complimentary parking.


If you would like to become a valued NCAI sponsor please click here to view the Sponsorship Opportunities or here to download the Sponsorship Form.

If you are interested in being a Corporate Sponsor, please click here.

NCAI would like to extend a warm thank you to our generous sponsors:

NCAI would like to thank its valued sponsors

Gala Banquet Sponsor
Bank of America

Youth Commission Sponsor
Forest County Potawatomi

General Sponsor
W.K. Kellogg Foundation

General Sponsor

Youth Honoring Luncheon Sponsor
San Manuel Band of Mission Indians

Tote Bag Sponsor
Osage Nation

General Assembly Sponsor
Chickasaw Nation

Networking Reception Sponsor
Seventh-Day Adventist

Tribal Elder's Honoring Luncheon Sponsor
Cherokee Nation

Name Badge Sponsor

Agenda Sponsor
Osage Casino

Tribal Elder's Lounge Sponsor
Delaware Tribe

Local Cultural Events Sponsor
Kaw Nation

Health Walk Sponsor
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma

Health Walk Sponsor
Roche Diagnostics

Health Walk Sponsor
US Department of Agriculture

Bronze Sponsor
AMERIND Risk Management

Media Sponsor

Corporate Sponsor
BNSF Railway 

Coffee Break Sponsor
Chickasaw Nation

Coffee Break Sponsor
Muscogee (Creek) Nation/ River Spirit Casino

Coffee Break Co Sponsor
Peace Corps

Coffee Break Co Sponsor
Hobbs Straus Dean & Walker, LLP

Coffee Break Co Sponsor
North Star Group

Coffee Break Co Sponsor
Jamestown S'Klallam Tribe/ 7 Cedars

If you would like to become a vendor at our Tradeshow and Exhibit please fill out and return the Exhibitor Contract to Bernida Humetewa at 505-867-0203 or bhumetewa@ncai.org.

We look forward to seeing the following vendors at the Annual Tradeshow!



Advocates for Native Issues, LLC

American Chamber of Commerce of CA/AICEF-PTAC

American Indian College Fund

American Indian Living Magazine/Radio

American Indian Veterans Memorial Initiative-AIVMI

Association on American Indian Affairs

Avachi Design Studios

Bacone College

Blue Cross Blue Shield/ Be Covered Oklahoma

Buffalo Spirit, LLC

Center for Indian Law & Policy /Seattle University School of Law

Center for Native American Youth

CPN - Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation

College of Mugcogee Nation (CMN)/span>

CSN/DCI America

Falmouth Institute

First Council Casino Hotel

Gila River Indian Community

Gilead Sciences

Health Resources and Services Administration - HRSA

Hitachi Medical Systems America, Inc.

Intertribal Software Consultants

Jack Hickey, Jr.

Kellpro, Inc.

Martinez Indian Arts/Navajo

National Council of Urban Indian Health

National Indian Child Welfare Association

National Indian Education Study

National Indian Gaming Association

National Indigenous Elder Justice Initiative

National Joint Powers Alliance

National Museum of the American Indian

Native American Political Leadership Program 

Native American Rights Fund

Native Built

Native Ministries

Native Ministries Children Programs

Native Nations Institute


Navajo Jewelry & Crafts

NCAI Local Planning Committee

Northwest Indian College

Notah Indian Arts

Notah's Southwest Connection

Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians

Osage Casino

Red Road Native Arts Emporium, LLC

Roche Diagnostics

Ryan Wilson Indian Arts & Crafts

Sac and Fox Nation

San Manuel Band of Mission Indians

SBCCD - KVCR - FNX - First Nations Experience

Selective Service System

Seventh-Day Adventist Church

Southern Ute Growth Fund

Sweetgrass & Crafts

Talking Leaves Bookstore

Tammy Beauvais Designs/ Mohawk-Navajo

Tammy Beauvais Designs/Mohawk-Navajo

TGI Enterprises, Inc.

Traditional Eagle Solutions, LLC

Tribal Education Departments National Assembly [TEDNA]

Tribal Print Source

True Ballot Election Services and Solutions

Tulsa Welding School

Tusweca Trading

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

U.S. Census Bureau 

U.S. Department of Defense - Native American Lands mitigation Program [NALEMP]

U.S. Department of Energy - Office of Indian Energy

U.S. Department of State

U.S. Department of Veterans - National Cemetery Administration

U.S. Department of Veterans - Office of Tribal Government Relations

U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission

1.       Cox Business Center
100 Civic Center
Tulsa, OK 74103

There is ample parking around the Cox Business Center

The Civic Center parkade is conveniently located north of the Cox Business Center on 3rd Street, between Houston and Denver, and is connected to the Convention Center through a covered walkway. Parking is currently $5-$8 per car, per day. The parkade is owned and operated by American Parking and has 1,395 spaces. There are 10,000 parking spots within a short 10-minute walk!