This summer, the National Black Caucus of Local Elected Officials (NBC-LEO) is excited to host its annual conference in the “city by the lake,” Chicago, Illinois! Join your peers June 25-28, 2024, for four days of empowering conversations, leadership development, mobile tours, and a chance to connect with local leaders like yourself while exploring issues unique to your role as an African American municipal official.

What to Expect

This year’s theme: From Leadership to Legacy: Continuing to Fulfill the Promise

We look forward to you joining us for engaging panels, informative workshops, and peer discussions on various topics that local leaders around the country are addressing. 

This year, NBC-LEO is striving to bring local leaders resources in the following areas:

  • Housing
  • Public Safety
  • Direct funding to municipalities

Stay tuned for exciting updates on speakers and session titles coming soon! 

Schedule at-a-glance (subject to change)

Registration Rates

Rates are based on your city’s NLC membership.

RateEarly (4/15-5/15)Advance (5/16-6/21)On-site (After 6/21)
NLC Member$400$500$600
Illinois State Rate Eligible for municipal elected officials and city staff from Illinois$375$475$575
Guest/Spouse registration 18+ Includes Evening Social Events only$150$200$250
Register a group of 4 and receive the fifth registration free.

All offsite activities are included in the price of registration unless otherwise noted.  Reservations for Hotel Room Block end June 4th. The link to reserve your hotel stay will be included in your conference registration confirmation email. Please note there is a $100 cancellation fee before June 10, after which refunds are not guaranteed.

Contact Us

For registration assistance, including booking your hotel stay or additional questions, please contact or (202) 626-3100.