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Nation Building Business Conference

August 21 - August 23

Save the Date for the highly anticipated 2024 Nation Building Business Conference, presented by Nimiipuu Community Development Fund (Nimiipuu Fund). From August 21st to 23rd, we extend a warm invitation to gather at the prestigious Clearwater River Casino & Lodge in Lewiston, Idaho. Embrace the opportunity to delve into the intricacies of economic growth and entrepreneurship with fellow leaders and innovators. Together, let’s propel our communities towards unprecedented levels of prosperity. Mark your calendars and prepare to embark on this transformative journey with us!

Our paramount objective is to facilitate a platform that fosters collaboration and innovation, bringing together tribal economic development leaders, dedicated staff members, small-business visionaries, funders, and industry experts. Through insightful discourse and strategic planning, we aim to transcend mere economic parity and pave the way towards enduring economic prosperity for our communities.

At the heart of the 2024 Nation Building Conference lies a pivotal opportunity for networking and collaboration among Native business owners, artists, government entities, Native chambers, and lending partners. From exploring innovative funding mechanisms to leveraging governmental resources, networking at this event empowers participants to navigate challenges and seize opportunities, ultimately fostering a more robust and interconnected ecosystem for Native entrepreneurship and community prosperity. Tickets and more information coming soon!


  • Business Networking
  • Golf 9 Hole Scramble
  • Fashion Show
  • Business Pitch Competition


August 21
August 23
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Clearwater River Casino & Lodge
17500 Nez Perce Road
Lewiston, ID 83501
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Nimiipuu Community Development Fund (Nimiipuu Fund)
(208) 621-3729
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