AAED will hold Tribal Symposium ‘Beyond Traditional Economic Patterns’

The Arizona Association for Economic Development (AAED) will hold a Tribal Symposium, “Beyond Traditional Economic Patterns.”   The symposium will be held Aug. 30 from 9:45 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Mazatzal Hotel, Highway 84, Mile Marker 251, in Payson.  

J.D. Colbert, president and CEO of Holisso Hakv, Inc., will provide the keynote address.

Also at the symposium will be presentations by tribal innovators, best practices for identifying projects and information on how to market in Indian Country.

“This symposium will provide attendees with insight into new business strategies some Arizona tribes are adopting to diversity their industries to create new revenue streams beyond gaming.” said Joyce Grossman, AAED’s executive director. 

The cost of the symposium is $75 for AAED members and $100 for non-members if registered by noon on Aug. 23.  Late registration is $125.  To register, visit www.aaed.com/event/august30.

   For more information, call AAED at (602) 240-AAED (2233), or visit www.aaed.com.   Vegetarian meals must be requested in advance. 

AAED, founded in 1974, has a mission to serve as Arizona’s unified voice advocating for responsible economic development through an effective program of professional education, public policy, and collaboration.