Ground Up! Key Steps When Building a C-Store (Part 1 of 2)

Not yet a TCSA member? Your first meeting is FREE.*

*Available to tribes who are not (and have not been) TCSA members (or sponsors).

Event Description
Has your tribe talked about building a c-store? Join this membership meeting to learn how to build a c-store once your tribe decides to move forward.  This meeting will cover the key steps when building a c-store. What you need to know!

Member Mixer (9/21 @ 5:00 pm)
Northern Quest Resort and Casino (Airway Heights, WA)

Member Meeting (9/22 @ 9:00 am)
Northern Quest Resort and Casino (Airway Heights, WA)

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(Tradeshow open for set up on Wednesday (9/21) all day, and Thursday (9/22) before 9am. Tradeshow runs concurrently with the membership meeting on Thursday.)

8:50 - 9:00 am: Pre-show
9:00 - 9:30 am: Welcome, Bob Iyall
9:30 - 10:30 am:  Jay Mills, Mike Mason, and Cameron Goodwin (presentation and Q&A)
10:30 - 11:00 am: Morning Break & Visit the Tradeshow
11:00 - 12:00 pm: Kelly Croman, Ryan Sawyer, and Mike Mason (presentation and Q&A)
12:00 - 12:45 pm: Lunch Break & Visit the Tradeshow
12:45 - 1:45 pm: Tatanka Means (presentation and Q&A)
1:45 - 2:45 pm: Matthew S. Robinson and Cameron Goodwin (presentation and Q&A)
2:45 - 3:00 pm: Afternoon Break & Visit the Tradeshow
3:00 - 4:00 pm: David Burrel and Tyler Hannen (presentation and Q&A
4:00 - 4:30 pm: Wrap up, Bob Iyall, Raffle

$250 Raffle
The details are coming soon, but you won't want to miss your opportunity to win $250. Stay tuned!

The tradeshow is open to all businesses to showcase their products in our 7th annual Vendor Tradeshow!

Once again, all Native-owned and operated businesses are welcome to participate at the same fee of $250. All other businesses are welcome for a fee of $1,000.

Space is limited and will be filled on a first-come-first-served basis. The 8' table includes two representatives.

This is a great opportunity to share your products and services with tribal retailers who are proud to serve our communities.

Tradeshow Registration

Hotel Suites - Classic room $129.00+*

Call Reservations at 1-877-871-6772 and request the Tribal C-Store Association rate or you may use the booking ID number 27464 to receive our group rate.

Cutoff date: August 31st, so book early! 

*Guest room rates are subject to 0% State Sales Tax, a $2.00 per room night Tourism Promotion Assessment (TPA), and 9% lodging fee.  Room rates quoted are for single or double occupancy.  Additional persons in the room (up to 4 persons) will be at the rate of $10.00 per person, per night.  All taxes and fees are subject to change based on prevailing rates.

Thursday, September 22, 2022
9:00 am–4:30 pm (Pacific)
In-person + Virtual
Members + Sponsors

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