Tribal gaming is not the same as it was thirty years ago; with increased competition and threats, aging properties, uncertain economic climates, new legislation … the time is NOW to look at your long-term strategic vision.

As Chairman Ernie Stevens, Jr. states, “Building on conversations spanning years, we gather – tribal leaders, gaming experts, regulators, and professionals – to bring our minds together to take the next giant leap in Indian Country.” Join us at Choctaw Casino Resort, January 30 – February 1, 2024 for powerful sessions led by Tribal and industry leaders including interactive exercises, workshops, and valuable networking.

Chairman Stevens will open our conference during our first session of the event. See below for full session details!

Unveiling Insights into Modern Challenges for Tribal Enterprises: Survey Findings and Immersive Leadership Exercise

Join us for an illuminating session and immersive leadership exercise where Deana Scott, CEO of Raving, will present exclusive industry insights garnered from Raving’s dynamic real-time pre-conference research. Join us as we unveil the pressing concerns and challenges that Tribal leaders and operators are grappling with in the current landscape. Honored guest, Chairman Ernie Stevens, Jr, National Indian Gaming Association, will kick off the conference and welcome attendees.

These pivotal topics and issues will be intricately woven throughout the conference sessions, ensuring that attendees’ foremost concerns and objectives are comprehensively addressed through learning, mentorship, and peer to peer connection.

Following the survey results, participants will engage in an immersive and compelling leadership exercise tailored to identify the specific growth opportunities associated with Tribally owned operations.

Certified Enneagram Instructor and Raving Partner, Paula Allen, specializes in Leadership and Tribal Member Development. As an Enrolled Tribal Citizen of the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe, Paula has been instrumental in collaborating with Tribal leaders and their teams across the nation towards leadership development and success. Her guidance in proctoring this exercise and using this proven evaluation tool, will guide attendees in navigating team communication, building successful team dynamics, managing conflict resolution, increasing self-awareness, and more.

The ultimate outcome? Fostering collaboration between Tribal government and casino operations for a genuinely strategic operation.

View the full agenda and click here to register for the 2024 Raving NEXT: Indian Gaming Strategic Operations & Leadership Conference taking place at Choctaw Casino & Resort in Durant, OK starting January 30 to February 1, 2024.