The UNITY National Conference
National Conference Agenda
Early Bird (Oct – Nov 30): $250
Advanced (Dec 1 – May 31): $350
Full Rate (Jun 1 – Onsite): $450
Line up coming soon!
1001 Marquette Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55403, US
Remember to mention "UNITY" when booking your hotel to take advantage of discounted rates
Exhibitors - UNITY Is all about providing resources and opportunities to Native Youth!
July 8-12 Minneapolis, Minnesota
Tribal/Tribal Enterprise, Non-Profit (4-days) – $750.00
Government, Corporation, Education (4-days) – $1,250.00
Education and Career Fair Expo Exhibitor (1-day) – $300.00
Bag stuffing – $500
Bag Stuffing Includes:
⟐ Limited to 10 per conference
⟐ Informational Items (brochures, flyers, booklets, etc.)
⟐ Promotional Items (pens, hand sanitizer, note pads, etc.)
For more information please contact Tami Patterson email@example.com
Each Exhibitor/Vendor Booth Will Include
⟐ 10’x10’ booth space with Pipe and Drape: 8’ high back wall drape, 3’ high side drape
⟐ One (1) 8’ draped table
⟐ Two (2) side chairs
⟐ One (1) 7” x 44” booth identification sign
⟐ Meet up to 1,800 Native Youth, ages 14-24 and their adult advisors
⟐ Education and Career Expo
⟐ Workshop presentation opportunity
⟐ Day and evening activities
⟐ Cultural Sharing Night open to the community and public
Set up information and schedule coming soon.
Thank you for your interest in conducting a speed workshop at the 2021 National UNITY Conference in Minneapolis, MN.
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Conference program advertisements are due no later than Friday, June 10, 2022.
Video/commercial submissions are due no later than Wednesday, June 15, 2022
No, COVID-19 vaccines are not required for attendance. UNITY will abide by CDC guidelines for the duration of the conference. If you received a COVID-19 vaccine, you may consider keeping proof of your vaccination with you.
The banquet fee is included for each registration. If a registered attendee wishes to bring a guest, you can pay for an additional banquet ticket online.
Yes, when registering please note the Purchase Order or indicate a pending purchase order. A purchase order will hold the current rate until payment is received for a fee of $25 and must be paid within 60 days.
Yes, casual to business casual. The dress code is similar to a school dress code.
All rooms at the Hilton Resort are Suites that come with double beds and a sofa with a pull out bed, which can accommodate 4 – 6 people. However, there is only one bathroom. A King bed Suite includes a sofa sleeper (2 -4 people).
No other host hotel will be available with a conference rate.
What if we plan to arrive a day or two early or stay extra days? Will hotel rooms be available at the conference rate prior to or after the conference?
There are limited hotel rooms available prior to and after the conference on a first come first served basis.
There is no free hotel shuttle service. You may try ride sharing apps like Uber or Lyft or Taxi service. Depending on the time of day, the cost one-way may be $20 – $30 depending on the type of vehicle you require.
The Hilton at the Peak is approximately almost 10 miles from Sky Harbor Airport.
No, you are welcome to attend as an individual. We encourage all youth councils to find out how to become affiliated and take advantage of the benefits, otherwise you are welcome to attend as a group or individual, affiliated or not.
Yes, however, parents and advisors must consider whether topics and length of sessions are age appropriate.
Yes, you can participate in our conference, however, per the National UNITY Council Constitution and Bylaws, youth participants who wish to vote in the business meeting are required to be a U.S. citizen. You may be an observer if you are not a U.S. citizen.
The weather will be very pleasant with lows in the 50s and highs in the 70s.
Exhibitors and workshop presenters must specify ahead of time if they have any audio or visual needs. A charge may apply.
Chairs and a podium will be provided.
Parking is free at the hotel site.
Phoenix Zoo https://www.phoenixzoo.org/
Biltmore Fashion Mall https://www.shopbiltmore.com/
Heard Museum https://heard.org/
Desert Botanical Garden https://dbg.org/
Pueblo Grande Museum https://www.phoenix.gov/parks/arts-culture-history/pueblo-grande
Butterfly Wonderland https://butterflywonderland.com/
Odysea Aquarium https://www.odyseaaquarium.com/
The Hotel will offer indoor dining and grab and go options. There are some fast food places within walking distance but some are limited to weekday and business hours. The nearest mall, Biltmore Fashion Mall is 2.6 miles away, which offers fast food options.
Phoenix Indian Medical Center https://www.ihs.gov/phoenix/healthcarefacilities/phoenix/ is an Indian Health Service facility. It is located 4.5 miles away from the hotel. The nearest medical facility to the hotel is the John C. Lincoln Medical Center, which is 2 miles away.