Member Benefits

City buildings
City buildings

NLC offers an unparalleled portfolio of benefits. Learn how to save money and time, participate in learning opportunities that help you excel as a leader, and access creative ideas and best practices to resolve your community's challenges.


By building strategic partnerships with select nonprofit organizations and private sector companies, NLC offers products and services that provide value-added solutions and cost savings to municipalities and their residents.


NLC offers a variety of education and training opportunities throughout the year to help you examine emerging issues and develop new skills.


Each year NLC hosts two national conferences and a wide range of regional and issue-specific events. From webinars to press conferences to leadership training seminars, NLC events provide city leaders with the knowledge they need to build better communities.

NLC Conferences

Congressional Cities Conference

  • Washington, DC @Marriott Wardman Park Hotel

City Summit

  • Tampa FL, November 18-21, 2020

NLC empowers local leaders to advocate for city priorities. We are your voice in Washington, and you can help shape NLC's policies and advocacy priorities by joining one of our seven federal policy committees:

  • Community & Economic Development
  • Energy, Environment & Natural Resources
  • Finance, Administration & Intergovernmental Relations
  • Human Development
  • Information Technology & Communications
  • Public Safety & Crime Prevention
  • Transportation & Infrastructure Services



Through the Center for City Solutions, NLC delivers the research, best practices, and technical assistance you need to implement creative solutions for your municipality and its residents: