Welcome to the 2020 American Indian Tourism Conference

September 14-18, 2020

All conference times are listed in New Mexico/Mountain Standard Time (MST).

The American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) is thrilled to welcome you to the 22nd Annual American Indian Tourism Conference (AITC).

With an all-star keynote speaker list and nearly 50 hospitality industry experts sharing their insights, this year’s conference is shaping up to be one of our best ever.

Please take a moment to download our AITC Conference Program to view all the information on our plenary, breakout and networking sessions.


News from AITC

AITC Artwork

We’d like to extend a big thank you to First American Art Magazine’s virtual art exhibition, Masked Heroes: Facial Coverings by Native Artists and all the Native artists who allowed us to use their mask artwork for this year’s campaign. Please take a moment to learn more about these one-of-a-kind designs.

A Warm Thank You to Our AITC Sponsors

Navajo Nation Parks & Recreation

Navajo Nation Parks & Recreation

Arizona Office of Tourism

Arizona Office of Tourism

Visit Cherokee Nation

Inn of the Mountain Gods

Inn of the Mountain Gods

Choctaw Country

Oneida Nation of Wisconsin

Spokane Tribe of Indians

Spokane Tribe of Indians



AITC Exhibitors & Artisans

106 Group

Amaktoolik Studios

Big Fire Law & Policy Group LLP

Caesars Entertainment

Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

Native America Travel

Native American Tourism of Wisconsin (NATOW)

Solimar International

Bluedot Beadwork

Bluedot Beadwork

MoonHawk Art, LLC

Prudy Correa

Schedule at a Glance

A Warm Thank You to Our Partners

Bureau of Indian Affairs

Native American Agriculture Fund

Bureau of Land Management

National Park Service

Juan Bautista de Anza National Historic Trail

Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail


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Education & Training

Technical assistance and training is the heartbeat of our work at AIANTA. We provide general and tailored technical assistance, training and education in a variety of ways.

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International Outreach

AIANTA plays a critical role in supporting the National Travel and Tourism Strategy to bring more visitors to the United States, especially in our participation at trade shows internationally and domestically, to promote tourism in Indian Country.

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Through AIANTA membership, tribes, the tourism industry and other partners form a dynamic network of shared experiences, resources and support.

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