2017 Indian Biz Expo: Indigenous Innovation
04/11/17 Denver, CO - RMICC hosted it's 14th Annual Indian Biz Expo at the Doubletree Quebec in Denver, CO. More than 100 Businesses, contacts, leaders were present to move commerce that benefits American Indian Communities.
The event kicked off in partnership with Denver Mayor's Office of the National Western Center. During the breakfast presentation, attendees learned about the massive renovation that is changing the look of the northern entrance to Downtown Denver.
Workshops were presented by the Purchasing Department of the City and County of Denver. Attendees learned the five steps for doing business with the City and County and how Minority/Disadvantage Business goals affect the process. The second workshop was presented by RTD with highlight from the State of Colorado Worker's Compensation Division. Attendees learned about certification with RTD.
This year's keynote address was Navajo Nation President, Russell Begaye. His dynamic speech covered success stories of Navajo Nation, areas of need and opportunities in working with Navajo Nation.
The power hour social allowed attendees an opportunity to cross network with other general attendees. Participants were encouraged to give three solid contacts and solicit three solid contacts within the hour.
The event closed out with Business Matchmaking, sponsored by NCAIED PTAC and IBM. Participants pre-registered for the session that paired buyers and sellers to move business.
Milender White Construction
NCAIED PTAC / IBM
Denver Public Schools
Hodishooh Specialty Maintenance
Native American Bank
Denver Indian Health and Family Services
City and County of Denver Mayor's Office of National Western Center, Navajo Nation, City and County of Denver Purchasing, Crow Nation Tribe, Alvarado Construction, Anadarko Corporation, Iron Woman Construction,Kita Wines, Tribal Business Journal, Denver International Airport, Miller Coors, PCL Construction, BNSF
Please keep these American Indian Businesses/Professionals in mind:
Facility Maintenance/Janitorial Support
Hodishooh Specialty Maintenance, Abiegail Yazzi Hsmi@gobrainstorm.net 5054860381
Dream Catcher Carpet Cleaning, Clarence Smith firstname.lastname@example.org
Sultan Royal Services (hood/fire systems), Basim Sultan email@example.com 7203837330
Payless Rooter (plumbing) Anna Sais firstname.lastname@example.org 303-981-5966
Milender White Construction, Shane Fobes email@example.com 3034349739
Iron Woman Construction, Tom White firstname.lastname@example.org 3034191220
Bear Woman Enterprises (asbestos abatement), Dee St Cyr email@example.com 7204438009
RJS Construction, Richard Sevigny firstname.lastname@example.org 509-930-1666
MOA Architecture Bob Outland routland@moaarch,com 393 308-1190
Great Denver Iron, Molly Dowd email@example.com 7206414516
Digital / Web / Creative Services
Knowledge Press, Stan Sams firstname.lastname@example.org 314-780-2524
G&G Advertising, Michael Gray email@example.com 4068503510
KGNU American Indian Voices, Theresa Halsey firstname.lastname@example.org (303) 447-8830
American Indian Reporter, Cheryl Lucero email@example.com 7202995268
Native American Bank, Mika Leonard firstname.lastname@example.org 7205950169
184 Mortgage Specialist, Paula Crawford email@example.com 7203529125
Employer Essentials (payroll/HR) Matt Rinn, firstname.lastname@example.org 7202566665
Business Consultant / Technical Assistance
Contract Consultant, Pearl Cuny email@example.com 7204036314
NCAIED PTAC (Procurement Technical Assistance for American Indian Businesses) Colleen Honomichl firstname.lastname@example.org 7204602065
Revolution Advisors, Melisa Antol email@example.com 323 5137110
3Li LLC, Valerie Anderson firstname.lastname@example.org 303-909-8733
CADDO Solutions, Don Kelin email@example.com 3036383631
The Harris Law Firm (Family) Dianne Vanvorhees firstname.lastname@example.org 7202343411
BKids Workshop, Barbara Williams email@example.com 970-420-0680
Community Support Services
Denver Indian Center, Dr. David Welch firstname.lastname@example.org (720) 626-3936
Denver American Indian Commission, Maymangwa Flying Earth email@example.com 3035185619
Denver Indian Heath and Family Services, Adrianne Maddux firstname.lastname@example.org 3035646358
National Native AIDS Prevention Center Pat Roberts email@example.com 4158451857
Crow Nation, Norbert Hill Norbert.Hill@crow-nsn.gov 4066655723 / Paul Littlelight firstname.lastname@example.org 4066290317 / Derrick Littlelight Derrick.LittleLight@crow-nsn.gov 4066290317 / JD Stone email@example.com 4066290421
Navajo Nation, Robert Joe firstname.lastname@example.org 9285512450