Northwest Indian Gaming Conference & Expo 2006

Event Type:Tradeshow
When:24-25 July 2006
Where:Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center
1500 Broadway
Tacoma, Washington 98402
Audience:Indian Gaming
Event Organizer:Washington Indian Gaming Association

The Northwest Indian Gaming Conference is organized by the Washington Indian Gaming Association (WIGA) each year. 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 in Indian Country, and to provide the necessary support to preserve and protect the integrity of gaming conducted in Indian Country.

Northwest Indian Gaming Conference & Expo 2006 News
Study: Washington Tribal Casinos Have Great Impact
2 Aug 2006
News Brief: A study of Indian tribal economies in Washington state indicates tribes are investing casino income in new businesses and their own government services and, as a result, raising the economic prospects of their members and the surrounding communities. read more »