Tribal Land Staff National Conference

The premier education and networking event for tribal land professionals

2020 Tribal Land Staff National Conference

The conference has been cancelled

Due to the rapidly increasing concerns related to the Coronavirus [COVID-19] outbreak, and the increasing number of tribes with travel restrictions, the Conference scheduled for March 24 through 26 at Mystic Lake has been cancelled.

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Conference venue: Mystic Lake Center

The 10th Tribal Land Staff National Conference will be held at the beautiful Mystic Lake Center located in the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux community near Minneapolis, Minn. Mystic Lake Center is the newest addition to the Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, the only full-service resort in the Twin Cities region, and is conveniently located 20 minutes from Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.

Hotel reservations must be made directly with Mystic Lake. Click here to go directly to the Mystic Lake conference reservations page or call 952-445-9000 or 800-262-7799 and tell them you are making reservations for the National Tribal Land Association conference. Airport shuttle service is available. Click here for details.



View the 2019 Conference online

If you weren’t able to attend the 2019 Tribal Land Staff National Conference, or you are looking for information on a specific topic, you can still watch video versions of 25 Conference presentations. Stream the video and download presentation slides at no cost. Topics such as AIPRA, Contracting and Compacting of Tribal Programs, Fee-to-Trust, Tribal Real Estate and more are available. Click here to access the presentations.


Exhibit At The Conference

The Tribal Land Staff National Conference offers exhibitors the opportunity to impact tribal land staff, tribal leadership and affiliated professionals. Nearly 170 tribes have sent representatives to this event since its inception. Conference attendees pack the dynamic educational sessions and come to the exhibit floor eager to engage you and learn about your products and services.

Exhibitor Benefits

  • Attendance for two registered exhibitors is included in the Exhibitor Booth Registration cost.
  • Participation in Conference reception, breakfasts and lunches included with registration.
  • 8’ x 8’ booth space includes: 6’ x 30” table, tablecloth, skirting and two chairs.
  • Your company’s name and contact information will be listed in the attendee materials and on the conference website.

Reserve your space

Space is limited and will be filled on a first-come first-served basis. To learn more about  opportunities to exhibit at the Tribal Land Staff National Conference please contact David Garelick  by calling 651-766-8999 or emailing

Click here for the Exhibitor Registration Brochure.


“The individuals who attend the Conferences are an extraordinary group of dedicated professionals who provide vital services to tribes and their members. Their dedication to finding new ways to better manage their data and information makes this a great networking opportunity for technology companies.”    – Lisa Johnson, Business Solution Engineer, Minokaw Technologies

Explore Sponsorship Opportunities

The Tribal Land Staff National Conference offers
numerous sponsorship opportunities available to tribal nations,
businesses, government agencies and others. Sponsors receive multiple forms of recognition and exposure before, during and after the conference in print and on the NTLA website.

Click here for specifics on available sponsorships or contact David Garelick (telephone: 651-766-999, email:

2019 sponsors and exhibitors