Don’t miss out on ENLS2017 this Summer! ENLS is a program that takes some of the best and the brightest Native American emerging leaders and gives them knowledge and tools to stand out amongst the rest. This is a program for individuals who dream to push themselves to be the best Tribal Leader, Project Manager, CEO, or Entrepreneur they can be.

NACA puts together a great program that provides training on the topics of Business Basics, Understanding Industry, and Indian Law and Advocacy. The trainings are provided by subject matter experts in each respective field. This is the chance to develop and sharpen your skills and learn the most up to date information to impact your success in business. Along with trainings, you will hear from keynote speakers and attend a networking reception with hill staff, business leaders, and local organization leadership.

We look forward to working with you. Come and be a part of this phenomenal program to learn and workshop with your peers!

For additional information please reach out to Chelsea E. Fish at


Registration Costs


NACA Members – NOW $500!

Non-Members – NOW $1000!

* A limited number of scholarships will be available to support students in attending the Summit. 

Location & Date



July 18-19: American Psychology Association Conference Center 750 First Street NE, Washington, DC 20002 

July 19th: National Indian Gaming Association 224 2nd Street SE, Washington, DC 20003

Dates: July 18-20, 2017

Lodging Recommendations


Please note that the Summit will be held at a different location on the last day of the event. This location is accessible 

Scholarship Information

Who is eligible to attend ENLS2017?

Native American, Alaska Native, or Native Hawaiian college students, young professionals, and managers between the ages of 18 and 26. If currently a student, the student must have a minimum 3.0 GPA to participate.

How many attendees can I send?
The event accepts up to 30 participants. Sign up early to secure your spot.
What is the cost of the ENLS2017 program?

NACA Members: $1,000
Non-NACA Members: $1,500

Payable by check or credit card.

Cost includes materials, programming, breakfast, lunch, and a reception.

What does the Scholarship Cover?



The Scholarships provided by NACA will cover the full cost of the event. This includes transportation to DC, hotel accommodations, registration and meals during training sessions. The scholarship does not cover dinner meals and transportation costs around the DC area.

Do I have to register and get reimbursed if I am awarded a scholarship?

You do not have to be registered for the summit to be considered for a scholarship. If you would like to guarantee your spot in the Summit, you can register ahead of time and be reimbursed upon scholarship award.

Who do I contact with additional questions?

Please contact Chelsea Fish at

Scholarship Application Period Closed

This event is supported by our NACA ENLS Sponsors and Partners: