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The Gathering Business Summit is the largest event hosted by the American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Oklahoma each year.  The conference will offer sessions that highlight successful business plans of Native-owned  businesses, how to seek government contracts, obtaining financial assistance for your businesses and business matchmaking sessions. Visit with the directors of preferred Indian-owned programs and TERO from a number of tribes across Oklahoma who champion for Indian-owned businesses.  There are excellent networking opportunities

The AICCO Annual Awards luncheon and the Leadership Native Oklahoma graduation ceremony takes place on Tuesday.

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SPEAKER INFORMATION

ENGAGING SPEAKERS

Gain new information and ideas from experienced business owners and leading professionals in their industries. Take the opportunity to attend beneficial sessions concerning Indian-owned business certifications and benefits at Tribal and Federal levels.

BUSINESS MATCHMAKING SESSIONS

Meet with representatives of preferred Indian-owned programs and TERO representatives.

TRADE SHOW

Take advantage of thriving businesses and entrepreneurs who offer value-added opportunities to increase your clientele base and vendor lists.

EVENING NETWORKING RECEPTION

Experience one-on-one time to visit with Tribal Directors and other Native-owned businesses.

Introducing the Master of Ceremonies…. Shane Jett

The CEO of the Citizen Potawatomi Community Development Corporation (CPCDC) since 2011, Jett’s team raised over $77.6 million dollars for lending in Indian Country. They have lent over $79.9 million to Native clients, creating or sustaining over 1,675 jobs. Jett’s team is the only Native CDFI to participate in the U.S. Treasury Guarantee Bond Program. In 2016 CPCDC was awarded $25 million by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Rural Development, Community Facilities for re-lending- another first in Indian Country. Jett was recognized by the Native American Finance Officers Association (NAFOA) as Executive of the Year in 2018.

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Sponsorships

The Gathering Business Summit attracts Native-owned businesses, tribal leaders, business development experts, community based organizations, policy makers and financial institutions.

For Sponsorships email or call:  chamber@aiccok.org  / 918.624.9382

Ayla Medrano, Executive Director / 405.821.6460

Title Sponsor $12,000 – Contact Exec Dir, Ayla Medrano

Sponsor Receives
  • Title Sponsor recognition on all promotional pieces
  • Four Full Conference Registrations
  • Prominent Booth Space location
  • Logo recognition on social media
  • Full page back cover ad in The Gathering program
  • Opportunity to include items in attendee bags
  • Speaking Opportunity during the Opening Session of The Gathering
  • Prominent Signage on Video Screens
  • Banner Ad on AICCO Website
  • Welcome Letter in The Gathering Program

Gold $5000

Sponsor Receives
  • Full page ad in the Gathering program
  • Prominent Signage on Video Screens
  • Booth Space (if requested)
  • Logo on website / social media
  • Two Full Conference Registrations
  • Opportunity to include items in attendee bags
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Company

Silver $3000

Sponsor Receives
  • Half page ad in The Gathering program
  • Booth Space (if requested)
  • Logo on website / social media
  • Two Full Conference Registrations
Name
Company

Breakfast Sponsor $500

Sponsor Receives
  • Logo on table tents during breakfast
  • Sponsor mentions
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Company

Business After Hours Networking Reception $1000

Sponsor Receives

• Logo on table tents during luncheon/reception
• Sponsor mentions
• Half page ad in program
• Booth space (if requested)
• 2 full conference registrations

Name
Company

Monday Keynote Luncheon Awards Banquet $1500

Sponsor Receives

• Logo on table tents during luncheon/reception
• Sponsor mentions
• Half page ad in program
• Booth space (if requested)
• Logo on video screen during banquet luncheon
• 2 full conference registration

Name
Company

Tuesday Luncheon Awards Banquet $2500

Sponsor Receives
  • One table of 10 to awards banquet
  • Logo on table tents during luncheon/reception
  • Sponsor mentions
  • Half page ad in program
  • Booth space (if requested)
  • Logo on video screen during awards luncheon
  • 2 full conference registrations
  • Sponsor may do welcome prior to luncheon
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Company

AWARDS LUNCHEON TABLE SPONSORSHIP $700

Table of ten seats.  Listing in Awards Luncheon program

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Company

EVENT LOCATION

Choctaw Casino and Resort

4216 U.S. 75 Durant, OK 74701

Sun-Tue, Oct 6-8, 2019

Non-Member Full Conference Registration $175
Member Full Conference Registration Regular Price $150

Includes Admission to two networking receptions, two breakfasts, two luncheons (Annual Awards Banquet/Leadership Native Oklahoma Graduation Ceremony on Tuedsay), breakout sessions, general sessions and trade show.

Exhibitor Booth Space $400 – SOLD OUT

Includes

  • 8 x 10 booth space with pipe & drape,  and one 6 ft table with linen, and two chairs
  • Two Full Conference Registrations
Artisan Booth Space $200 – SOLD OUT

Includes

  • 8×10 Table Booth Space, one 6 ft table with linen and two chairs
  • Once full conference registration

(If not attending the Gathering with a full registration, a ticket must be purchased to attend the Annual Awards Banquet/Leadership Native Oklahoma Graduation Ceremony.)

For More Information Contact: 
  • Ayla Medrano, Executive Director – Phone: 405.821.6460
  • chamber@aiccok.org – Phone: 918.624.9382
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Final Agenda

Discounted Room Rate for The Gathering is Available.  Deadline Sept 21st.

Book online or Call (580) 920-0160 and mention code 1910GATHER

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Thank you to our Gold Sponsors

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Thank you to Our Silver Sponsors

Enbridge Energy Logo
Amerind Risk

Artist

Chebon Dacon

A look back at last year’s Gathering 2018 Business Summit speakers….

Gary Davis, Kendra Wilson-Clements, Kisha Allen

Teresa Rule, Ann Hinkle,  Matt Pinnell

2018 Gathering Gallery of Photos

2018 Gathering Sponsors