The Executive Committee and Local Planning Committee are pleased to announce that the US Department of Labor, Indian and Native American Programs Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA-166)/477 Western Regional Training will be held in the City of Chandler, AZ between November 7-11, 2022. This is a rich training for both tribes and urban based programs focusing on workforce development for Indian Country. The training will be held at the Wild Horse Pass Hotel & Casino located at 5040 Wild Horse Pass Blvd, Chandler, AZ 85226.

Bringing well over 200 people to the metro Phoenix area, this training not only provides strong workforce development skills but also affords a focus on the beauty and services in the area. Join Us!

Here are the training details:

Training Registration: Each year registration is available electronically. The fee for early bird training registration is $275 if registered by August 30, 2022 at midnight. After this date and on-site, the registration fee is $400.

  • Click here to register online
  • Click here to download the registration form. Completed forms can be sent to Bree Marshall by email: bmarshall@phxindcenter.org, fax: 602-237-6953, or mail: 4520 N. Central Ave, Ste 250, Phoenix, AZ 85012


Location: The host hotel for this year’s training is Wild Horse Pass . Special conference hotel rate ends on Friday October 7, 2022 – book your hotel now to get the conference rate.  Reservations available 24 hours per day – call 1-800-946-4452 ext. 4900 and be sure to mention the “2022 Western Regional WIOA/477 Training” to receive the group rate. You may also book your room online by clicking here.


Workshop Presentation Proposals: Accepted until FRIDAY,  AUGUST 26, 2022

Click here to access the workshop presentation proposal. Completed proposals should be sent to Bree Marshall at bmarshall@phxindcenter.org or FAX 602-274-7486.


Vendor and Exhibit Spaces: Limited spaces available – register for a space now – first come first serve!  Deadline is OCTOBER 7, 2022.

A Gila River Business License is required to be completed and approved prior to October 1, 2022 for any vendors selling merchandise. The license application and fee are processed directly through the Gila River Indian Community. Click here to download the Gila River Business License Application.

  • Click here to complete the vendor/exhibitor registration online.
  • Click here to download the vendor/exhibitor application. Completed forms can be sent to Bree Marshall by email: bmarshall@phxindcenter.org, fax: 602-237-6953, or mail: 4520 N. Central Ave, Ste 250, Phoenix, AZ 85012


Raffle & Training Bag Items Needed: Do you have items for the conference bags?  Please be thinking of what items you have to contribute.  How many should you send?  200 of each is appreciated! Please ship items to the Phoenix Indian Center, Attn: WIOA at 4520 N. Central Ave, Suite 250, Phoenix, AZ 85012.


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