2022 Mid Year Conference & Marketplace

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Date: Jun 12, 2022 - Jun 16, 2022

Where: Anchorage, AK

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Dena'ina Civic & Convention Center
600 W 7th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501

At NCAI's 2022 Mid Year Conference & Marketplace, attendees will have the opportunity to work collaboratively to protect and enhance tribal sovereignty. For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began, NCAI is holding an in-person conference, which will take place in Anchorage, Alaska, with the theme, "Thinking Beyond Self-Determination."

Tribal leaders, NCAI members, Native youth, and partners from across Indian Country will gather to embark upon a new era of Nation-to-Nation engagement, which will include: proactive strategy development, advocacy, and much more.

All early bird registrations will receive a free conference t-shirt!

Attendee Registration Rates:
Early bird attendee registration ends on May 23, 2022.
Regular attendee registration starts on May 24, 2022.
To receive membership registration rates you must be a current 2021-2022 Individual Member or a Lifetime Member.
Member: $375
Early Bird Rate: $375
Regular Rate: $475
Non-Member: $575
Early Bird Rate: $575
Regular Rate: $675
Youth: $100
Early Bird Rate: $100
Regular Rate: $150
Daily Pass: $250
Early Bird Rate: $250
Regular Rate: $300
Non-Member + Membership: $415
Early Bird Rate: $415
Regular Rate: $515

Welcome to Alaska!
This year the National Congress of American Indians is proud to host the 2022 Mid Year Conference & Marketplace in Anchorage, AK. Alaska is home to nearly half of the federally recognized tribes in the United States. We hope to see you there!

Things to do in Anchorage
Take advantage of your time in Anchorage, AK! Visit the Convention & Visitors Bureau to learn more about the local attractions and activities.

Alaska Backcountry Adventure Tours
(907) 745-2505
Attendees will receive a 15% discount using the code NCAI2022. The promo code is applicable for the Glacier View (half day) and Knik Glacier (full day)ATV/UTV tours when booking online.

Alaska Helicopter Tours
1842 Merrill Field Dr. 99501
Anchorage, AK
Attendees will receive a 20% discount using the code NCAI22. This code can be utilized when booking online or when calling their reservations specialists at 907-272-7777.

Anchorage Trolley Tours
Attendees will be offered a 10% discount on all tours using the code:NCAI2022. Attendees will be able to book their tours by going directly to their website.

Kenai Fjords Tours
Please click the link and stay on the booking page until completion to receive the discount. If you navigate away and click through different things and then try to come back, the discount may not still be linked. At the end of the booking, you should see the promo code and the discount. Attendees will receive a 20% discount using the web link provided.
Tour Map

Salmon Berry Travel and Tours
515 W. Fourth Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501
Attendees will receive a 10% discount for tours. Attendees can book directly using the link provided.

Dena'ina Civic & Convention Center
600 W 7th Ave
Anchorage, AK 99501

Hilton Downtown Anchorage Hotel
The deadline to reserve your hotel room is May 21, 2022. Once you are registered for the conference, you will receive your confirmation email with the hotel code to reserve your room at the Hilton Downtown Anchorage Hotel.

The NCAI Marketplace offers exhibitors a premiere opportunity to interact with tribal leaders, national Native organizations, and other key figures across Indian Country.

IMPORTANT NOTE ON PRICING AND PAYMENT: The prices quoted below are NCAI's 'Early Bird Exhibitor Registration Rates' and are valid through AND MUST BE PAID BY Friday, May 6, 2022. All registrations and payments made Saturday, May 7, 2022 will be subject to an additional $100 charge. Conference registration is non-refundable.


Monday, June 13th - 1:00PM – 5:00PM
Tuesday, June 14th - 7:00AM – 9:00AM

Show Hours:    
Tuesday, June 14th - 9:00AM – 5:00PM – Open to the public!
Wednesday, June 15th -9:00AM – 5:00PM – Open to the public!

Wednesday, June 15th - 5:00PM – 9:00PM

Indian Arts & Crafts Pop-up Market (Optional event for Indian Arts & Crafts Exhibitors only):
Thursday, June 16th - 8:00AM – 12:00PM

$750 Indian Arts & Crafts (early bird rate)/After 5/6 - $850
$1000 Non-Profit Organization or Educational Institution (early bird rate)/After 5/6 - $1000
$1000 Tribe/Tribal Corporation (early bird rate)/After 5/6 - $1100
$1800 Corporation (early bird rate)/After 5/6 - $1900
$1800 State/Federal Agency (early bird rate)/After 5/6 - $1900
*Save $100 before May 6, 2022