LaRuE Louisiana Rural Economic Development Summit

July 22-23, 2024

The Tunica-Biloxi Tribe of Louisiana is proud to announce the third annual Louisiana Rural and Economic (LaRuE) Development Summit in Marksville, Louisiana, at Paragon Casino Resort on Monday, July 22 and Tuesday, July 23, 2024. LaRuE keynote speakers and panelists will include business professionals, industry experts, state and local elected officials. They will cover topics such as grant funding, rural economic development, agriculture, education, technology and more.  

LaRuE’s mission is to spur economic development in rural communities by educating and informing business owners on how to benefit from relationship building and creating strategic partnerships with local, state and national agencies, corporate America and Native American Tribes.


  • Rural Healthcare
  • Finance / Business Development /Entrepreneurship
  • Technology / Broadband / Digital Equity
  • Agriculture
  • Education
  • Local / Rural Governments


  • Grant Funding
  • Communication /Marketing in Small Communities
  • Rural Economic Development
  • Personal & Professional Development for Women in Rural Communities