Jackson, MS
Jackson, MS

NBC-LEO Summer Conference

Jul 17 - Jul 20, 2019
Jackson, Mississippi
Registration Information and Pricing

NBC-LEO Member Registration Rates

  • Advance Registration: $150.00 until July 8
  • Onsite Registration: $200.00 After July 9

NBC-LEO Non-Member Registration Rates

  • Advance Registration: $250.00 until July 8
  • Onsite Registration: $350.00 After July 9

Spouse/Guest Rates 

  • Advance Registration: $100.00 until July 8
  • Onsite Registration: $150.00 After July 9

Youth Registration Rates

  • Advance Registration: $85.00 until July 8
  • Onsite Registration: $150.00 After July 9

Spouse/Guest/Youth/Student Attendance

In order for individual spouses/guests/youth/students to attend any or all NBC-LEO Annual Summer Conference activities and meal functions, each individual must be officially registered for the conference and wear registration badges at all times for admittance to sessions/meals.

Event Cancellation Policy

Any registration cancellations occurring March 18 –July 8, will be subject to a $50 cancellation fee. Requests for cancellations must be made in writing and sent via email to constituencygroups@nlc.org. No refunds will be given after July 8, 2019.


Registration Form

Download a registration form. Complete the registration and email to constituencygroups@nlc.org or mail with your payment to NLC c/o NBC-LEO. 660 North Capitol Street NW, Washington DC 2001.


Hotel Information

Host Hotel: 
Jackson Marriott 
200 East Amite Street
Jackson, MS 39201

Click here to access the NBC-LEO room block

Deadline for Hotel Registration: Monday, July 1, 2019


Check out a draft conference agenda.



3:00 pm - 5:00 pm                  Conference registration

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm                  NBC-LEO board meeting

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm                NBC-LEO board of directors dinner (offsite)

10 pm - 12:00 am                   President's Hospitality Reception (offsite)



7:30 am - 6:00 pm                  Conference registration

8:00 am - 9:00 am                  Breakfast

9:00 am - 11:00 am                NLC University Seminar

11:30 am - 12:45 pm              Workshop Sessions

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm                  Opening Luncheon Plenary

2:45 pm - 3:30 pm                  NBC-LEO Committee meetings (Membership, Policy & Finance)

3:45 pm - 5:00 pm                  Workshop Sessions

6:00 - 9:00 pm                        Welcome Reception (Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

10:00 pm - 12:00 midnight     President's Hospitality Reception



7:30 am - 2:00 pm                   Conference registration

8:00 am - 9:00 am                   NBC-LEO General Membership Meeting Breakfast

9:30 am - 10:45 am                 Workshop Sessions

11:30 am - 1:00 pm                 Plenary Luncheon

2:00 pm - 6:00 pm                   Mobile Tour

8:00 pm - 12:00 am                 Evening out (offsite event)



7:30 am - 11:00 am                  Conference registration

9:00 am - 9:30 am                   Breakfast

9:30 am - 11:30 am                 Build Your Best Practices Toolkit presentations

11:45 am - 1:00 pm                 Closing luncheon

7:00 pm                                   City of Jackson Concert - hosted by Mayor Lumumba



9:30 am                                    New Hope Baptist Church, Jackson Mississippi


Download a conference registration form.

The summer conference is designed to help local leaders develop governance and leadership skills in the national legislative arena with a particular focus on interests of the African American community. The members of NLC and NBC-LEO take this opportunity to participate in a productive conference and engage in many training opportunities. The conference features seminars on policy issues and legislation, networking opportunities with local officials, presentations on “how to” models on community investment, tourism and economic development with notable national leaders as keynote speakers. Check out the schedule at a glance

Dates: July 17, 2019 - July 20, 2019

Attend this year’s Annual Summer Conference to:

  • Enhance your network with elected officials and statewide leaders
  • Learn about timely issues in special seminars that help to expand your skill sets
  • Strengthen your governance skills
  • Adapt community programs as best practices for your community
  • Attend the NBC-LEO General Membership Forum
  • Participate in NBC-LEO Committee Meetings
  • Find solutions to challenging problems in your hometown
  • Consider becoming a future leader in NBC-LEO and NLC

Hotel Registration Deadline: Monday, July 1, 2019

Click here to reserve a room in the NBC-LEO room block.


Download a registration form

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