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[Case Study] AIANTA Tourism Study
Jul 21, 2022
The American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) supports Native American, Alaskan, and Native Hawaiian business owners competing in the tourism industry.
The organization’s leaders knew that Indigenous-owned businesses played an important role in tourism and that the industry offered good opportunities for Native entrepreneurs. However, AIANTA needed solid data to support this claim. While the organization had done some internal member surveys, no formal study had ever been done to quantify the nationwide economic impact of Native businesses in tourism. [See results]
[Case Study] HousingASAP
Jun 1, 2022
Hawai'i Community Foundation and HousingASAP members saw a gap in data tracking and accuracy and saw that improvements would enable better data-informed decision-making.
Hawaii Community Foundation decided to bring in an outside contractor to analyze and track existing data and to improve data-gathering systems and skills among the frontline staff. They selected SMS Hawai’i because of the firm’s extensive expertise in data, research, and strategic planning. [See results]
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