Magazine article Nation's Cities Weekly

A Valuable Experience Awaits You in Phoenix

Magazine article Nation's Cities Weekly

A Valuable Experience Awaits You in Phoenix

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NLC's Congress of Cities and Exposition in Phoenix November 10-12 has been designed with your needs as a city leader in mind. This exceptional event is the ideal meeting for municipal leaders and city staff to acquire the latest information on economic development, revitalization of infrastructure, new methods to tackle public finance, updated ways to implement environmentally friendly "green" initiatives for your community, innovative ways to support youth, education and families and simple ways of implementing policies and programs for your community.

Each year, more than 2,000 local elected officials come together to learn, share and network. Approximately 500 first-time attendees join the conference each year, and once you attend your first Congress of Cites and Exposition, it won't be your last. When you attend this year in Phoenix, here's what you can expect:

* General Session speakers who are the newsmakers and political pundits of our day, giving you the inside track on what is happening both in and outside of Washington.

* More than 30 workshops on topics critical to municipalities, with some workshops directed at policy makers and others created especially for those who implement programs.

* More than 20 Leadership Training Institute seminars offering in-depth professional development and skills training to strengthen your leadership skills.

* Opportunities to create or build your professional network through seminars, workshops, general sessions and social activities.

Our expanded and cutting-edge exposition affords you the opportunity to:

* Visit with more than 200 vendors offering services and products that support cities.

* Visit the NLC Pavilion to have any of your questions answered and learn about ways to sign up for programs and services that will save your city money.

* Meet with our Enterprise Program representatives and get answers directly from vendors who are dedicated to providing cutting-edge products and services designed to save your community time and money. …

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