REDW :: 2016 Tribal Conference
2016 Tribal Conference


Pacific Northwest, Here We Come! 

Now in its seventh year and still gaining steam, the 2016 Conference is ready to make a big splash this November in spectacular downtown Seattle, heart of the Pacific Northwest!

RESERVE YOUR SPOT TODAY!  This is a one-of-a-kind opportunity to get the latest information on a host of important financial, leadership, human resource, and legal issues impacting Native American Tribes today, and for generations to come. In 2016, for the first time, we are offering a bonus third day devoted solely to Tribal 638 Healthcare Transitions.

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 Additional Conference topics for 2016 include:                             
  • Training and developing the next generation of tribal leaders
  • Top legal issues impacting tribes today
  • Latest developments in governmental accounting
  • New fiduciary rules for retirement plans
  • "Canna-business" (case study)
  • Understanding cyber risk as a business risk 
  • Single audit update
  • Conducting human resource assessments
  • Washington update
  • Due diligence: buying or investing in business ventures 

Conference Keynote Speaker:

We are honored once again to have as our Keynote speaker Notah Begay III, a four-time PGA TOUR winner named as one of the Top 100 Sports Educators in the world. Notah is passionate about representing Indian country both on and off the golf course. In 2005, he launched the NB3 Foundation, a nonprofit committed to battling obesity and Type 2 diabetes in Native American youth. Notah will share more about his experiences and discuss the role that strong, inspirational leadership plays in achieving excellence.

Who Should Attend:

Tribal Council Members, Tribal Finance and HR Leaders, Compliance and Investment Officers, Tribal Attorneys, and other professionals in tribal leadership roles.


Because you can't afford to miss it! Click the button above to watch a brief video about the 2015 Conference, and use our Sample Justification Letter to help make your case for attending.

Presenters & Sponsors:


REDW Principals Corrine Wilson, Tal Moore, Lisa Wilcox, Tom FriendDennis Davis, and Marcus Clarke; plus many tribal industry experts and government representatives, including Kevin Washburn, law professor and former Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Indian Affairs.

The 2016 Tribal Finance & Leadership Conference is proudly supported by Charles Schwab Bank


Wednesday, November 16, 2016 (8:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
   Cocktail Reception/Social (5:00 PM - 6:00 PM)
Thursday, November 17, 2016 (8:00 AM - 4:00 PM)
Friday, November 18, 2016 (8:30 AM - 2:30 PM)
   Focus on 638 Healthcare Transitions


Sheraton Seattle HotelSheraton Seattle Hotel
1400 6th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101

Hotel Discount: Make your hotel reservations by October 28, 2016 to receive REDW's special $139 group rate*. Call 888.627.7056 and mention "REDW" or click here to access our special hotel booking site. 
CPE: Earn up to 14 Credit Hours for Days 1 & 2** 


Click here to see our detailed Agenda. Or get a quick overview with our Agenda at-a-Glance.

Registration Fee:

REDW Client  $795
Non-Client  $895

Multi-Registrant Discount:
Save an additional $100 per registration when you register three or more people at once.

Registration Fee includes:
Conference sessions, materials, breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks for all 3 days, plus the cocktail reception at the end of Day 1.

Day 3 Only (Optional):
Registration for those interested in attending only Day 3 of the Conference, which focuses on Tribal Healthcare 638 Transitions, is $395.

Cancellation Policy: You may substitute individuals prior to October 28, 2016 or receive a 100% refund, if REDW is notified in writing by October 28, 2016; after this date no refund will be given. Written notification must be sent to this link.

*Enjoy REDW's $139 group rate for Tuesday and Wednesday nights. Thursday night is no longer available at the discounted rate. Room rates are subject to applicable taxes. After October 28, 2016, reservations will be accepted at the group rate on a space available basis.

Delivery Method:  Group-Live
Level:  Intermediate
Advance Preparation:  A basic understanding of tribal finances
Prerequisites:  None

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REDW is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of Continuing Professional Education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. CPE credits have been granted based on a 50-minute hour. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website,

For questions or to request REDW's Complaint Resolution Policy, please call Brittany Loera at 505.998.3469 or toll-free at 1.800.599.0113 or email this link