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Second Annual Great Lakes Tribal Economic Development Symposium

October 31, 2007

Dear Clients and Friends,

You are cordially invited to attend Honigman's Second Annual Great Lakes Tribal Economic Development Symposium.  This 2-day conference will bring together top leaders from Native American Tribes, business leaders, entrepreneurs, and federal, state, local and tribal representatives.  We will explore the current environment for tribal economic development and cutting-edge ideas and strategies for creating and sustaining strong and diverse tribal economies in the Great Lakes region.

We are delighted to be holding our second symposium at the beautiful Soaring Eagle Casino and Resort in Mount Pleasant. This resort is owned and operated by the Saginaw Chippewa Tribe. Additional information about the resort is enclosed.

Honigman Miller Schwartz and Cohn LLP (Honigman) is a business law firm offering a broad range of corporate, regulatory, litigation, real estate and municipal law services to clients around the world. The firm's Tribal Sovereignty and Development Practice Group combines strategically integrated, multi-disciplinary legal knowledge and experience based on the needs of tribes and tribal entitles, with a thorough understanding of the unique sovereign status and cultural heritage that tribes possess.

Honigman is pleased to have Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP, Madigan-Pingatore Insurance Services, Michigan Economic Development Corporation, and Michigan State University College of Law Indigenous Law and Policy Center join us as sponsors of this Symposium. The Symposium will provide you with a unique opportunity to learn more about the current state of tribal economic development and business investment opportunities in Indian country in Michigan and the other states in the Great Lakes region. It will also present tribal and non-tribal business entrepreneurs with a unique opportunity to share their business development ideas with tribal, state and local government leaders. In addition, the Symposium will also present you with a great opportunity to share experiences and new ideas on how to effectively become involved in tribal business opportunities that are economically beneficial and profitable to tribes, yourself, other private business investors and entrepreneurs, and tribal, state and local economies.

Information about registration is below.  Please note that the registration deadline is October 22, 2007.  You can register using the below link or forms.

If you have questions about this Symposium, please contact Cheryl Dry at 248.643.6590 (honigman@meeting-coordinators.com).

-- Registration Deadline is October 22


To download a copy of the Symposium Registration Form(s) and the Hotel Registration Form, please select the appropriate links, which are shown below:




Article Review

From Economic Development To Nation Building: Observations On Eight Articles About Tribes, Sovereignty And Economic Development .pdf

An Interdisciplinary Approach To American Indian Economic Development.pdf

Two Approaches To Economic Development On American Indian Reservations: One Works, The Other Doesn't.pdf

Can A Sovereign Protect Investors From Itself? Tribal Institutions To Spur Reservation Investment.pdf

In Pursuit Of Tribal Economic Development As A Substitute For Reservation Tax Revenue.pdf

Tax Issues In Indian Country:  A Guide For Practitioners.pdf

1009 Tribal Bonds: Statutory Shackles And Regulatory Restraints On Tribal Economic Development.pdf

Labor Relations And Tribal Self-Governance.pdf

Beyond The Ethnic Umbrella And The Buffalo: Some Thoughts On American Indian Tribes And Gaming.pdf