The 11th Annual Northwest Indian Gaming Conference and Expo on July 11-13, 2011 will be at the Tulalip Resort Casino in Tulalip, Washington. The conference is an annual event hosted by the Washington Indian Gaming Association (WIGA).
WIGA is an organization of tribal government leaders of federally recognized Tribes in the state of Washington, committed to promote, protect and preserve the general welfare and interests of Indian tribes with respect to gaming in Indian Country. WIGA’s mission is to advance and promote government-to-government relationships and effective communication between Tribes and the State of Washington, and to maintain, protect, and advocate Indian tribal sovereignty and Treaty rights.
As a trade association, WIGA’s purpose is to educate and disseminate information to the Indian gaming community, federal and state governments, and the general public on issues related to gaming. WIGA’s Board of Directors is composed entirely of duly appointed representatives of the governing bodies of the member Tribes.
The Tulalip Tribe’s Resort includes the Tulalip Casino, 378 hotel rooms and luxury suites, casual and fine dining restaurants, the Spa, and 30,000 sq. ft. of conference space. Tradeshow exhibitors will be located in the 15,000 sq. ft. Orca Ballroom.
The Northwest Indian Gaming Conference aims to discuss the importance of online gambling and what it means for tribal gaming and the tribes involved in internet gaming. The use of social media such as Facebook and Twitter and how casinos and resorts use these tools to market its users will be part of the discussion. Join a panel of experts from Casino Finance, Financial Institutions, and CPA firms to learn how to protect your cash accounts from fraud/theft and ensure your banking transactions are adequately secured – to include discussion of positive pay systems, credit card and purchase card controls, check security, and much more.
To register for the Northwest Indian Gaming Conference and Expo, click here.