Level I Commissioner Certification Training
Nov
9
Nov 11

Level I Commissioner Certification Training

  • South Point Hotel & Casino

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
$799   Member Rate
$999   Non-Member Rate

Book your Hotel Room Today!
South Point Hotel & Casino
Las Vegas, NV
To Book: (866)791-7626
Room Rate: $70/night (November 8-10)
Reference: NIGA - 2016 National Indian Gaming Training
(NIGA discount deadline: October 6, 2016)

PLEASE NOTE WHEN MAKING TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS THAT YOU ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND THE ENTIRE TRAINING IN ORDER TO RECEIVE YOUR CERTIFICATE.

Apr
10
Apr 13

Indian Gaming Tradeshow & Convention

  • San Diego Convention Center

April 10-13, 2017
San Diego Convention Center
111 W Harbor Dr.
San Diego, CA 92101

Entering its 32nd year, the Indian Gaming Tradeshow & Convention has established itself not only as the premier event for the Indian Gaming industry but as the figurative heartbeat of Native American success.

The largest gathering of tribal leaders and casino executives in the country, the Indian Gaming Tradeshow & Convention is both the meeting place where the community gathers to learn, network and exchange industry-specific ideas and a cultural celebration of success, strength and self-reliance.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
For more information, please visit indiangamingtradeshow.com.


Indian Gaming Mid-Year
Sep
12
Sep 14

Indian Gaming Mid-Year

  • Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino

Join us as the National Indian Gaming Association's
Mid-Year Conference & Expo
returns this year on September 12-14 in beautiful Seneca, NY

The National Indian Gaming Association's Mid-Year Conference & Expo is the meeting place for leaders in the tribal gaming community. Being held at the Seneca Niagara Resort Hotel & Casino, the intimate event offers the perfect combination of learning, networking and sharing ideas on today's hottest topics in gaming.

New Early Dates - September 12-14
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino
Register to attend today!

Begin planning your conference and view the event schedule including pricing for Commissioner Training and Golf Tournament HERE

For more event information, visit us online at midyear-nationalindiangamingshow.com.

 

Commissioner Certification Training, Level II
Aug
29
Aug 31

Commissioner Certification Training, Level II

  • Hyatte Regency Tamaya

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
$799   Member Rate
$999   Non-Member Rate

Agenda: (Subject to Change)

  • Employment Issues for Regulators
  • Journey of Submissions
  • Internal Auditing
  • Financial Controls & Accounting Standards
  • Licensing: Vendors & Facilities
  • Licensing: Key Employees & Primary Officials
  • Enforcement: The Enforcement Function
  • Challenges in Regulations
  • Roles of Surveillance, Cheats & Scams

Book your Hotel Room Today!
Hyatt Regency Tamaya Resort & Spa
21300 Tuyuma Trail
Santa Ana Pueblo, NM 87004
To Book: 505-771-6120 or click here
Room Rate: $139/night (NIGA discount deadline: August 1, 2016)

PLEASE NOTE WHEN MAKING TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS THAT YOU ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND THE ENTIRE TRAINING IN ORDER TO RECEIVE YOUR CERTIFICATE.

Economic Development Summit
Aug
17
Aug 18

Economic Development Summit

  • Buffalo Thunder Resort and Casino

You're invited to join us to discuss legislation relating to economic development in Indian Country, reexamine NIGA's Internet gaming Principles of Sovereignty, hear from leaders in the areas of Economic diversification and expansion beyond gaming, and strategize motivating Indian Country to vote in record numbers in the 2016 election.

In addition to the meeting, we also invite you to join us for a reception from 5-7pm on the 18th with Members and staff of the NM Congressional Delegation.

For assistance with hotel reservations at the Buffalo Thunder Resort, please email vlittle@indiangaming.org for assistance. 

Commissioner Certification Training, Level I
Jul
18
Jul 20

Commissioner Certification Training, Level I

  • Fire Keepers Hotel Casino

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
$799   Member Rate
$999   Non-Member Rate

Agenda: (Subject to Change)

  • Indian Gaming Regulatory Act: An Introduction
  • Tribal Gaming Regulatory Agency: Purpose, Functions & Structures
  • Basic Principles of Casino Accounting
  • Auditing: Financial Audits and Agreed upon Practices
  • Gaming Compacts & Compact Compliance
  • Anatomy of a Gaming Machine
  • Managing a Tribal Gaming Regulatory Agency
  • Introduction to Enforcement Actions
  • What's the Big Deal - MICS
  • Rules of the Games - Classification of Games

Book your Hotel Room Today!
Firekeepers Casino Hotel
11177 Michigan Avenue
Battle Creek, Michigan 49014
To Book: 977-352-8777 or click here
Room Rate: $129/night (NIGA discount deadline: July 2, 2016)

PLEASE NOTE WHEN MAKING TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS THAT YOU ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND THE ENTIRE TRAINING IN ORDER TO RECEIVE YOUR CERTIFICATE.

Stanley R. Crooks Tribal Leaders Center Grand Opening
Jun
14
Jun 15

Stanley R. Crooks Tribal Leaders Center Grand Opening

  • National Indian Gaming Association

Tuesday, June 14
Grand Opening of the

Stanley R. Crooks
Tribal Leader Conference Center

and

Tribal Leaders Welcome Reception

 

Wednesday, June 15

Summer Legislative Summit

 

Full schedule of events to be announced.
CLICK HERE to download the event flier.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER TO ATTEND.

Book your stay at:
The Holiday Inn Capitol Hill
550 C Street, SW
Washington, DC 20024
Special NIGA Event Hotel Room Rate:  $279.00
Room Block Rate Good Until May 13, 2016
(This rate does not include DC sales tax, currently 14.5%. Credit card information is needed at time of reservation. Individual cancellation policy is 72 hours prior to date of arrival to avoid one night's room plus tax cancellation charge on credit card provided.)For Reservations by phone call:  (877) 572-6951
CLICK HERE TO BOOK ONLINE
Reference:  G8S

Commissioner Certification Training, Level I
May
18
May 20

Commissioner Certification Training, Level I

  • Mystic Lake Casino & Hotel

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
$799   Member Rate
$999   Non-Member Rate

Agenda:

  • Indian Gaming Regulatory Act: An Introduction
  • Tribal Gaming Regulatory Agency: Purpose, Functions & Structures
  • Basic Principles of Casino Accounting
  • Auditing: Financial Audits and Agreed upon Practices
  • Gaming Compacts & Compact Compliance
  • Anatomy of a Gaming Machine
  • Managing a Tribal Gaming Regulatory Agency
  • Introduction to Enforcement Actions
  • What's the Big Deal - MICS
  • Rules of the Games - Classification of Games

Book your Hotel Room Today!
Mystic Lake Hotel & Casino
2400 Mystic Lake Boulevard
Prior Lake, MN 55372
To Book: 800-262-7799
Mention: NIGA Commissioner Trainings
Room Rate: $129/night (NIGA discount deadline: April 27, 2016)

PLEASE NOTE WHEN MAKING TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS THAT YOU ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND THE ENTIRE TRAINING IN ORDER TO RECEIVE YOUR CERTIFICATE.

2016 Indian Gaming Tradeshow & Convention
Mar
13
Mar 16

2016 Indian Gaming Tradeshow & Convention

  • Phoenix Convention Center
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

THE EXPERIENCE:
Where Culture and Commerce Come Together in One Great Location.

Entering its 31st year, NIGA's Annual Trade Show and Convention is the premier event for the Indian Gaming industry. A show place for the newest product and service innovations, the latest industry trends, along with a comprehensive schedule of workshops and plenty of networking events. A main aspect unique to our show is the celebration of our Native American culture throughout. Indian Gaming 2016 expects to be the largest gathering of tribal leaders and casino executives in the country. This is truly an opportunity you can't afford to miss. 

CONFERENCE & NETWORKING:
Securing Self-Reliance. Forging Strong Relationships.

The goal of the trade show is centered upon NIGA's mission to promote tribal sovereignty and Indian self-reliance to advance the lives of Indian people economicallym socially and politically. With that, NIGA's annual meeting and conference sessions attract tribal leaders, gaming regulators, and other industry professionals who come to learn the latest developments and new business opportunities for economic growth for their tribal communities.

In addition, there's a full offering of networking events, receptions and other gatherings to provide opportunities to build lasting business relationships and for fostering new ones.

THE ORGANIZER:
For Indian Gaming. By Indian Gaming.

The National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) is a non-profit organization of 184 Indian Nations with other non-voting associate members representing organizations, tribes and business engaged in tribal gaming enterprises around the country.

Commissioner Certification Training, Level II
Jan
27
Jan 29

Commissioner Certification Training, Level II

  • Viejas Casino & Resort

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
$799   Member Rate
$999   Non-Member Rate

Agenda:

  • Journey of Submission
  • Employment Issues for Regulators
  • Licensing: Key Employees, Primary Officials, Vendors & Facilities
  • Internal Auditing - What's Required & How It Should Be Approached
  • Financial Controls & Accounting Standards
  • Enforcement:  The Enforcement Function
  • Challenges in Regulations
  • Roles of Surveillance, Cheats & Scams

Book your Hotel Room Today!
Viejas Casino & Resort

5000 Willows Rd.
Alpine, CA
To Book: 619.445.5400
Mention: 160126NIGA
Room Rate: $129 + tax (NIGA discount deadline: January 5, 2016)

PLEASE NOTE WHEN MAKING TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS THAT YOU ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND THE ENTIRE TRAINING IN ORDER TO RECEIVE YOUR CERTIFICATE.

2016 Winter Legislative Summit
Jan
19
Jan 20

2016 Winter Legislative Summit

  • Washington, DC

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

2016 Winter Legislative Summit Schedule of Events

Tuesday, January 19
9:00 am - 2:00 pm              Legislative Summit

Members of Congress will speak on gaming and economic development, tribal labor relations, land into trust, and respect for tribal sovereignty.
*Light continental breakfast and lunch will be provided.

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm              Tribal Leaders' Reception
An opportunity for tribal representatives to speak in an informal setting with members of Congress and their staff.

Wednesday, January 20
9:00 am - 12:00 pm             Legislative Summit

Members of Congress will speak on gaming and economic development, tribal labor relations, land into trust, and respect for tribal sovereignty.

Book your Hotel Room Today!
The Holiday Inn Capitol Hill

550 C Street SW
Washington, DC 20024
To Book: CLICK HERE or call 877.572.6951
Mention: G8M
Room Rate: $199 + tax (NIGA discount deadline: December 23, 2015)

Commissioner Certification Training, Level I
Dec
9
Dec 11

Commissioner Certification Training, Level I

  • New York/New York - Las Vegas, NV

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Click here to view/download the agenda.

Book your Hotel Room Today!
New York/New York

To Book: Click Here
Mention: NIGAVP1215
(NIGA room block deadline: November 17, 2015)

PLEASE NOTE WHEN MAKING TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS THAT YOU ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND THE ENTIRE TRAINING IN ORDER TO RECEIVE YOUR CERTIFICATE.

Commissioner Certification Training, Level III
Nov
4
Nov 6

Commissioner Certification Training, Level III

  • Seminole Hard Rock - Hollywood, FL

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Book your Hotel Room Today!
Seminole Hard Rock

1 Seminole Way
Hollywood, Florida 33314
Call: 954.797.5531

PLEASE NOTE WHEN MAKING TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS THAT YOU ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND THE ENTIRE TRAINING IN ORDER TO RECEIVE YOUR CERTIFICATE.

Commissioner Certification Training, Level II
Oct
21
Oct 23

Commissioner Certification Training, Level II

  • San Manuel Casino - Highland, CA
  • LAST LEVEL II NIGA Commissioner Certification Training for 2015!
  • Hosted by San Manuel Indian Nation Tribal Gaming Commission

 

  • Journey of Submission
  • Employment Issues for Regulators
  • Licensing: Key Employees, Primary Officials, Vendors & Facilities
  • Internal Auditing - What's Required & How It Should Be Approached
  • Financial Controls & Accounting Standards
  • Enforcement:  The Enforcement Function
  • Challenges in Regulations
  • Roles of Surveillance, Cheats & Scams

Book your Hotel Room Today!
Hampton Inn

27959 Highland Ave
Highland, CA 92346
Call: (909) 862-8000
Mention: Niga Gaming Commissioner Training
Rates: $89 + tax
(NIGA room block deadline: September 19, 2015)

PLEASE NOTE WHEN MAKING TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS THAT YOU ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND THE ENTIRE TRAINING IN ORDER TO RECEIVE YOUR CERTIFICATE.

Economic Development and Legislative Strategy Session
Aug
13
11:30 am11:30

Economic Development and Legislative Strategy Session

9:00AM - 3:00PM

  • Tribal Labor Sovereignty Act
  • Federal Taxes: Secretary's Tribal Advisory Committee & Implementation of TGWEA
  • Internet Gaming: Prohibition or Authorization? Federal, State and Tribal Law

Book your Hotel Room Today!
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel

Prior Lake, MN
Email: vlittle@indiangaming.org
Rates:  $119.00
(NIGA room block deadline: July 12, 2015)

Commissioner Certification Training, Level I
Jul
27
Jul 29

Commissioner Certification Training, Level I

  • Sandia Resort & Casino - Albuquerque, NM

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Click here to view/download the agenda.

  • Indian Gaming Regulatory Act:  An Introduction
  • Tribal Gaming Regulatory Agency: Purpose, Functions & Structures
  • Basic Principals of Casino Accounting
  • Auditing:  Financial Audits and Agreed upon Practices 
  • Anatomy of a Gaming Machine
  • Managing a Tribal Gaming Regulatory Agency
  • Introduction to Enforcement Actions
  • What's the Big Deal - MICS
  • Rules of the Games - Classification of Games

Book your Hotel Room Today!
Call:  877-279-9199 or 505-798-3930
Mention: NIGA Gaming Commissioner Training
Rates:  $189.00 + tax
(NIGA room block deadline: June 26, 2015)

PLEASE NOTE WHEN MAKING TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS THAT YOU ARE REQUIRED TO ATTEND THE ENTIRE TRAINING IN ORDER TO RECEIVE YOUR CERTIFICATE.

Commissioner Certification Training, Master Series
Jun
24
Jun 26

Commissioner Certification Training, Master Series

  • GLI - Las Vegas, NV

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

NEW TO THE NIGA SEMINAR SERIES:
The Power of Partnership Through Education! 

Tribal Gaming Commissioners asked for more hands on training that focuses on identifying and mitigating risks to the casino gaming operation. NIGA listened and in partnership with Gaming Laboratories International proudly announces the new Master Class Training Series.

The Master Class Series is a first of its kind, state of the art training program combining theory-based classroom and hands-on exercises designed to empower tribal gaming regulators, operators, IT, marketing and tribal leadership. The Master Class Series focuses on five key areas critical to tribal gaming operations:

  • Online Accounting System Audits 
  • Class II Gaming System and Bingo Audits
  • Promotional System Audits
  • Gaming Floor Audits
  • Network Risk Assessments

The training is a unique mix of classroom training and hands on exercises designed around Tribal Gaming Regulators and Operators systems within their gaming facilities! 

Book your Hotel Room:
Doubletree
Call: 800.757.4306
Mention: Group name: NIGA Commissioner Training, Group code: NG6
Rates: $115.00 plus tax

Commissioner Certification Training, Level II
Jun
8
Jun 10

Commissioner Certification Training, Level II

  • KwaTaqNuK Resort & Casino - Polson, MT

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Who Should Attend:

  • Gaming Commissioner/Regulators who have completed the Level I Training

Agenda Includes:

  • Licensing: Key Employees/Vendors & Facilities
  • Internal Auditing
  • Financial Controls/Accounting
  • Adjudications
  • Roles of Surveillance

Book your Hotel Room:
KwaTaqNuk Resort Casino
49708 US Hwy 93 E.
Polson, MT
Call: (406) 883-3636  
Mention: NIGA
Rates: $153.99 (NIGA rate deadline: May 7, 2015)

Commissioner Certification Training, Level I
May
20
May 22

Commissioner Certification Training, Level I

  • Mystic Lake Casino Hotel - Prior Lake, MN

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Who should attend:

  • Newly appointed Gaming Commissioners or Regulators
  • Commissioners looking for a refresher review
  • Tribal leader interested in Indian Gaming Regulation

Agenda Includes:

  • Intro to IGRA
  • Managing a TGRA, Rules of the Game
  • Casino Accounting
  • Auditing
  • Lab Testing 101
  • Intro to Enforcement

Book your Hotel Room:
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel
Prior Lake, MN
Call:  800-548-8536
Mention: GPIGA