The National League of Cities Corporate Partners Program was established to promote the exchange of ideas between corporate leaders and the leaders of America’s cities in order to strengthen local government, encourage economic competitiveness and promote corporate civic engagement.
All potential corporate partners must complete an application in order to be considered for participation. NLC will actively seek corporate partners who meet these criteria:
All corporate partners are expected to support the NLC core beliefs. The core beliefs serve as guiding principles for all NLC activities. NLC believes in:
NLC reserves the right to refuse to accept an application from a company/organization that does not meet the established criteria or to discontinue the participation of a corporate partner who does not continue to meet the criteria.
Corporate Partners will not have preferred access to NLC's policy development process or be directly involved in the development of policy positions that guide NLC's federal advocacy on behalf of cities and towns.
Corporate Partners will not be provided speaking opportunities at annual conference general sessions or major social events by virtue of their participation as a corporate partner or their sponsorship of an event.