The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina, Senator Richard Burr, the University of North Carolina at Pembroke and the North Carolina Military Business Center will host the 2nd Annual Lumbee Nation Economic Summit on May 24-25 in Pembroke, North Carolina.
When. May 24-25, 2017
Where. University Center Annex
University of North Carolina at Pembroke
1 University Drive
Pembroke, NC 28372
The theme of this year’s Summit is “Recovery to Prosperity.” The Summit will be focused on construction/environment, health care and agribusiness sectors, where we are seeking opportunities to restore, grow and sustain our businesses and communities after the ravages of the recent storm. Digital capacity or gigabit connectivity, scaling or startup businesses through entrepreneurship and emergency management improvements through education, greater collaboration and connectivity are among the key opportunities that we will examine across the three business sectors.
Attendees of the Summit will benefit from high caliber networking and workshops with members of Congress, Tribal leaders, federal, state and local officials, top tier business leaders, business school and occupational practitioners, and highly successful CEOs. An entrepreneur’s workshop, together with a tradeshow, traditional Indian food, an an American Indian Artisan Market will provide a variety of learning opportunities. The Summit is strongly supported by federal and state officials and is a conduit of today’s and future American Indian enterprises.
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