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NLC's premier gathering of city officials, the Congress of Cities is held each year in November or December in a selected city. The conference provides educational content on the most pressing challenges facing city leaders. Conference attendees hear from prominent speakers and issue experts, participate in leadership training sessions, attend issue-specific workshops, mobile workshops, and leadership training sessions.
Who Should Attend?
Anyone interested in how cities are solving problems and becoming greater places to live will benefit from attending. The conference is especially useful to mayors, council members, newly elected officials, city managers, and municipal department heads. Although membership in the National League of Cities is not required to attend, representatives from member cities enjoy discounted registration.
What You’ll Experience
At the Congress of Cities you’ll enjoy innovative sessions, mobile workshops, inspiring keynote addresses, skill-building seminars, and great opportunities to meet colleagues from across the country.
The exhibit hall brings attendees the latest products, services and ideas – direct from manufacturers, consultants, and specialists – and provides opportunities for idea sharing during the conference. Activities are planned in the exposition hall during the conference to give you the opportunity to meet and talk with exhibitors.
Business Begins With NLC
Present your products, services, and solutions to mayors, council members, administrators, city managers, and department directors who have the influence to impact business decisions in their communities.
The NLC Congress of Cities and Exposition is your opportunity to meet face-to-face with attendees who seek solutions for many of the same issues. Economic Development. Public Safety. Finance. Infrastructure. Sustainability. Transportation. Recreation. Waste Management. And more.
Four days of workshops, training, tours and roundtable discussions on topics critical to municipalities ensure that the audience of city leaders can help you reach business development goals by presenting your company/organization’s expertise and solutions to decision makers in their cities and towns. Major topics that will be covered include economic development, public safety, finance, infrastructure, sustainability, transportation and more.
If you offer products or services in the following areas, you’ll want to be there:
• Economic Development
• Infrastructure and Construction
• Family Welfare
• Parks and Recreation
• Public Safety
• Violence Prevention
• Transportation and Parking
- Pre-show visibility on NLC’s main conference website, including a link to a searchable listing of all exhibitors.
- All conference registrants will receive a pre-show notice directing them to the exhibitor listing on the website.
- Dedicated access to conference delegates through specially scheduled exhibit floor time featuring no competing NLC workshops or general sessions, including two conference-wide luncheons in the exhibit hall.
- Increased visibility available for exhibitors who add on exhibit hall-related sponsorship opportunities.
- Exclusive opportunity just for exhibitors to add on a Vendor Theater and the opportunity to apply for a Sponsored Solution Session at a reduced rate.
The National League of Cities (NLC) is dedicated to helping city leaders build better communities. Working in partnership with the 49 state municipal leagues, NLC serves as a resource to and an advocate for the more than 19,000 cities, villages and towns it represents.
Not sure if you want to exhibit at or attend the 2015 NLC Congress Of Cities And Exposition - National League Of Cities? See the panels below to get the information you need to make an informed decision.
|Conference/Event Dates:||11/04/2015 - 11/07/2015|
|Conference/Event Hours:||Wed, 8:30am-5pm; Thurs, 8am-6pm; Fri, 9am-5pm; Sat, 9am-4:30pm|
|Expo/Exhibit Dates:||11/04/2015 - 11/06/2015|
|Expo/Exhibit Hours:||Wed, 3:30-4:45pm; Thurs, 9am-1:30pm, 3:15-5:15pm; Fri, 9am-1:30pm|
|Primary Industry:||Local / Municipal|
|Other Industries:||Government, Local / Municipal|
|Cost to Attend:||https://registration.experientevent.com/shownlc152/...|
|Audience:||Mayors, Council Members, City Managers, City Clerks and Other Key City Employees|
|Notes:||2014 Attendee Role in Government:
52% Council Member
10% City Manager/Administrator
3% State Local Government Employee
|Venue:||Music City Center|
|Venue Phone:||(615) 401-1400|
|Venue Type:||Indoor - Convention Center|
|Official Conference Hotel:||Omni Nashville|
|Conference Hotel URL:||http://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/nashville...|
|Number of Exhibitors:||275+|
|Event Square Footage:||27,500|
|Exhibit Floorplan:||Click Here|
|Show Owner:||National League of Cities|
|Prospectus PDF:||Download Exhibitor Prospectus PDF|
|Sponsorship Details:||The annual National League of Cities Congress of Cities and Exposition, this year in Nashville, TN, is the premier skill-building and knowledge sharing event for city officials and municipal staff members. Four days of workshops, training, tours and roundtable discussions on topics critical to municipalities ensures that your company/organization's brand will receive high visibility with the audience of city leaders.|
|Booth Size||Booth Cost||Available Amenities|
|10' x 10' Non-Member||$2,600||Electricity:||Yes||- Unknown Price|
|10' x 10' Associate Member||$2,400||Water:||n/a|
|10' x 10' Corporate Partner & U.S. Communities Partner||$2,200||Generator:||n/a|
|10' x 10' Non-Profit||$1,900||Marketing Vehicles Allowed:||Call|
|Other Booth Sizes Available: n/a|
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