Tribes and the Exchange Network
A group block reservation has been made at the Desert Diamond Casino and Hotel in Tucson, Arizona. Desert Diamond offers several on-site dining options, as well fitness and business centers, pool, hot tub and complimentary wi-fi and airport transportation.
Desert Diamond Casino and Hotel
7350 South Nogales Highway
Tucson, Arizona 85756
Click HERE for a map of the area
For individuals receiving travel support from ITEP: Lodging arrangements will be made by ITEP for scholarship recipients and eligible presenters ONLY; please DO NOT contact the hotel directly if your lodging will be paid by ITEP. All other attendees must make hotel reservations directly with the hotel. If you need to cancel your hotel reservations, contact the hotel directly at (877) 777-4212.
For individuals making their own lodging reservations: the group lodging rate is $118.00/night for single occupancy, plus applicable taxes and fees (select rooms may have a higher rate). This rate is available until February 9, 2018, or until group rooming block has been exceeded. It is strongly recommended that you make hotel reservations as early as possible. Group rates are available to conference attendees three days before and after the event.
For reservations, contact the hotel online or by phone at 1-877-777-4212 and reference “Tribal Exchange Network Conference” room block when booking to get the group rate. A credit card will be required at time of booking to secure the room reservation.
Tucson International Airport (TUS) is approximately 10 miles from the Desert Diamond Casino & Hotel. Alternately, attendees may choose to fly into Sky Harbor (Phoenix) International Airport (PHX), which is approximately 120 miles away (note: airport shuttle available through Arizona Shuttle).
PARKING AND CONFERENCE SHUTTLE:
The Desert Diamond Casino & Hotel offers its guests complimentary airport shuttle services from Tucson International Airport during the hours of 7 am – 10 pm. Contact the hotel at 1-877-777-4212 for more information. Complimentary self-parking is available to all conference attendees.
For questions or additional information, please contact Lydia Scheer at ITEP:
Email: Lydia.Scheer [at] nau.edu
Sign up today as a Sponsor and show your support for this important event! Varying levels of sponsorships are available, along with standard Exhibitor spaces. Rates have been discounted for 2018!
>> Click HERE for Sponsorship and Exhibitor details and request form. <<
Have a tool or resource you want to share? Updates on a new or on-going project? We want to hear from YOU at this event! Join our poster session to share information about your projects with other conference attendees in a relaxed setting, with ample opportunities for one-on-one conversations and networking.
>> Submit your poster or presentation abstract HERE. <<
Registration to attend this event is FREE and open to all interested. A limited number of scholarships are available for tribal attendees to cover eligible travel expenses. More details and the request form are included on the registration page. The deadline to request a scholarship is January 23, 2018.
February 27-28, 2018 Tucson, Arizona
2018 Tribal Exchange
The agenda for the conference is still under development. Please check back soon!