The National League of Cities offers a variety of focused education and training opportunities throughout the year to help local officials examine emerging issues and develop new skills.

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NLC provides a variety of learning experiences both in-person and online.

Annual Conference

NLC offers educational opportunities at our annual conferences.

Leadership Summit

Each year NLC University hosts an educational summit focused on leadership skills.


Webinars provide city leaders with online access to the knowledge they need to build better communities.


Oct 16 - Oct 19, 2017
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Scottsdale, Arizona The Saguaro Hotel
Annual Conference
Mar 11 - Mar 14, 2018
US Capitlo
US Capitlo
Washington, DC
Annual Conference
May 09 - May 11, 2018
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Nov 07 - Nov 10, 2018
Los Angeles and Dodger Stadium
Los Angeles and Dodger Stadium
Los Angeles, California
Annual Conference