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

Agenda

Preview the program book

 

Wednesday

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)

 

Thursday

7:30 am - 6:00 pm                  Conference registration

8:00 am - 9:00 am                  Breakfast Roundtable: Building a 21st Century Municipal Workforce

                                                sponsored by Colonial Life

9:00 am - 11:00 am                Workshop Session: Connecting the City to Its People

                                                Workshop Session: Counting Your Community In a Modern Census

11:30 am - 12:45 pm              Workshop Session: When They See Us - Injustice In Our Communities

                                                Workshop Session: Dealing with the Housing Crisis - Update from NLC Housing            Taskforce

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm                  Opening Luncheon Plenary featuring Mayor Wayne Messam, 2020 presidential candidate and immediate past president, NBC-LEO

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

3:45 pm - 5:00 pm                  Workshop Session: Cities, Jobs & Labor

                                                Workshop Session: Balancing the Books of Financial Stewardship in the Public Sector

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

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

 

Friday

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 Session: Bridging the Local with the Federal - Successful Strategies for Federal Engagement

11:30 am - 1:00 pm                 Plenary Luncheon featuring former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Mike Espy

2:00 pm - 6:00 pm                   Mobile Tour along Farish Street

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

 

Saturday

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 featuring Congressman Bennie Thompson

7:00 pm                                   City of Jackson Concert - hosted by Mayor Lumumba. *ticketed event*

 

Sunday

9:30 am                                    New Hope Baptist Church, Jackson Mississippi *optional*

 

Download a conference registration form.

 

Donate to Jackson State Career Closet

NBC-LEO will be collecting donations of professional attire for the Tiger Career Closet at Jackson State University. Registrants are invited to bring and donate career wear to the closet. Items include suits, slacks, blouses, skirts, panty hose, closed toe shoes, and dress shirts. Check out the list of needs here

 

Show Your HBCU Pride

The Saturday closing luncheon will celebrate the rich history of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Attendees are invited and encouraged to wear the colors from their favorite HBCU. 

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 program book

 

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

 

Donate to Jackson State Career Closet

NBC-LEO will be collecting donations of professional attire for the Tiger Career Closet at Jackson State University. Registrants are invited to bring and donate career wear to the closet. Items include suits, slacks, blouses, skirts, panty hose, closed toe shoes, and dress shirts. Check out the list of needs here

 

Show Your HBCU Pride

The Saturday closing luncheon will celebrate the rich history of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Attendees are invited and encouraged to wear the colors from their favorite HBCU. 

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