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2016 Lumbee Nation Economic Summit

May 22, 2016

The LUMBEE Tribe of North Carolina, North Carolina Military Business Center and the University of North Carolina – Pembroke will host the 2016 Lumbee Nation Economic Development Summit on June 1-2 in Pembroke, North Carolina.


When.  June 1-2, 2016

Where.  The University of North Carolina – Pembroke 
1 University Drive, Pembroke, NC 28372

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Purpose. Building New Economic Opportunity

The LUMBEE Nation will feature access to Tribal leaders, members of Congress, Federal agency leadership, state and local elected officials and top business leaders.  Attendees will benefit from high caliber networking, teaming opportunities, business development sessions, a Business Tradeshow and an American Indian Artisan Market.  The event, strongly supported by the State of NC, will be a conduit to new opportunities for today’s American Indian enterprises.


The Summit will include the a traditional exhibitor trade show and expo with Native American businesses showcasing their products and services – to include will include an American Indian Art Market with Native American vendors showcasing their wares. Art Market booth locations are available on first come first serve basis. 

This event is expected to draw participants and provide an outstanding opportunity to network as well as showcase your products and services to Native American businesses doing business across the country. Exhibitor booth locations are available on first come first serve basis.

Summit Partners include:

  • Lumbee Regional Development Association

  • North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs

  • Robeson Community College

  • Robeson County Economic Development Commission

  • Small Business and Technology Development Center

  • Procurement and Technical Assistance Center











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