Conference

2023 NACo Legislative Conference

Feb. 11, 2023 – Feb. 14, 2023
  • Conference

    2023 NACo Legislative Conference

    The NACo Legislative Conference brings together nearly 2,000 elected and appointed county officials to focus on federal policy issues that impact counties and our residents.
    2023 NACo Legislative Conference
    February 11, 2023
    February 11, 2023, 8:00 am to February 14, 2023, 6:00 pm
  • Event

    2023 NACo Legislative Conference

    Register Today for the 2023 NACo Legislative Conference

    The National Association of Counties (NACo) Legislative Conference brings together nearly 2,000 elected and appointed county officials to focus on federal policy issues that impact counties and our residents.

    Attendees have the opportunity to engage in second-to-none policy sessions, meet the members of the 118th Congress and interact with federal agency officials.

    This is a one-of-a-kind advocacy opportunity to strengthen our intergovernmental partnerships for years to come.

    • Register Today
    • Explore the Schedule
    • Housing & Travel
    • Sponsorship Opportunities

    Registration

    Access our registration portal here to register for the conference. For questions or assistance with registration contact us via email or phone at 202.942.4292 or nacomeetings@naco.org and indicate “Leg Conference 2023” in the subject line.

    • Register Today

    Registration Rates

    Early Bird

    Rates valid until December 10

    NACo Member County $520
    Non-Member County $750
    State Associations $520
    NACo Corporate Member $570
    Corporate Non-Member $800
    Government
    Federal or state employees only
    $570
    Spouse / Guest
    Partner/Spouse registrations include: conference-wide receptions and events, such as general sessions. For travel companions only. Not valid for colleagues and those with related job functions.
    $165
    CIO-Forum
    Pre-conference event
    $100
    Advanced

    Rates valid December 10, 2022 – January 28, 2023 

    NACo Member County $575
    Non-Member County $810
    State Associations $575
    NACo Corporate Member $650
    Corporate Non-Member $890
    Government
    Federal or state employees only
    $650
    Spouse / Guest
    Partner/Spouse registrations include: conference-wide receptions and events, such as general sessions. For travel companions only. Not valid for colleagues and those with related job functions.
    $185
    CIO-Forum
    Pre-conference event
    $100
    On-Site

    After January 28, 2023

    NACo Member County $690
    Non-Member County $960
    State Associations $690
    NACo Corporate Member $780
    Corporate Non-Member $1060
    Government
    Federal or state employees only
    $780
    Spouse / Guest
    Partner/Spouse registrations include: conference-wide receptions and events, such as general sessions. For travel companions only. Not valid for colleagues and those with related job functions.
    $210
    CIO-Forum
    Pre-conference event
    $100

    Registration Policies

    For questions with registration, view the details below or contact us via email or phone at 202.942.4292 or nacomeetings@naco.org.

    Press Registration

    Press registration is complimentary. Editorial staff ONLY – Press registrations must be accompanied by a letter of assignment on letterhead. 

    Payment Policy

    Payment is due at the time of registration. Exceptions can be made to allow for payment by check on a case by case basis. All fees must be paid in full prior to arrival in order to obtain your badge and registration materials at the conference. 

    Contact nacomeetings@naco.org with any questions. 

    Cancellation Policy

    Registrations cancelled by January 6, 2023 will be refunded less a $50 administration fee. Cancellation requests made between January 7 and January 31 will receive a 50 percent refund. (This applies to all registration types including guest and spouse fees.) Refunds will not be available after January 31, 2023, including for unused registrations or "no-shows". 

    All cancellations must be made in writing by emailing nacomeetings@naco.org. 

    Registration Transfers & Substitutions

    To transfer a registration, please contact nacomeetings@naco.org and provide the name and email of the person whose registration you are transferring and the name and email address of the person to whom the registration should be reassigned. 

    Conference Schedule

    Click below to access the full conference schedule, as well as a printable conference schedule. The schedule is subject to change without notice, so be sure to check back frequently.

    • VIEW FULL SCHEDULE
    • PRINT SCHEDULE

    View Hotel Map

    Housing

    Nestled in between the urban Adams Morgan & Dupont Circle neighborhoods, The Washington Hilton will host all conference sessions unless otherwise noted in the program. Special rates have been secured at both the Hilton and the Churchill Hotel, but you must register for the conference before booking your room. All conference sessions will be held at the Washington Hilton unless otherwise noted in the program. 

    Washington Hilton

    1919 Connecticut Avenue NW
    Washington, DC 20009

    Room Rate: $264 single/double occupancy 

    The Churchill

    1914 Connecticut Avenue NW
    Washington, DC 20009

    Room Rate: $260 single/double occupancy 

    All rates are quoted exclusive of applicable D.C. taxes (currently at 14.95%). Room block rates are good through January 14, 2023 and available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Note: Rooms may sell out early; once the block is sold out, the hotel’s market price applies regardless of the date of booking. Please confirm all cancelation policies and deposit requirements when booking your reservation. 

    At the Hilton, cancelations made within 72 hours of arrival will be charged for one night's room and tax; at the Churchill, cancelations made within 48 hours of arrival will be charged for one night's room and tax.  Any cancellation charges incurred are the responsibility of the attendee. Please contact your selected hotel directly if you need to make changes or cancel your reservation. 

    HEALTH & SAFETY

    NACo is offering in‐person attendance at its 2023 NACo Legislative Conference pursuant to local government orders and public health guidance on such gatherings. NACo is committed to hosting a safe event for all participants and to this end requires all members, guests, staff and supplier personnel to comply with safety precautions specified for Washington, D.C. and the Washington Hilton Hotel in addition to state, local government and CDC guidelines and recommendations. 

    Learn More:  2023 Legislative Conference Waiver of Liability and 2023 Legislative Conference Code of Conduct.

    CONTACTS

    • Media Inquiries:  bnamey@naco.org
    • Registration & Conference:  nacomeetings@naco.org
    • Housing:  naco@conferencedirect.com
    • NACo Affiliates & Affiliated Organizations:  ahurley@naco.org
    • Sponsors: chackett@naco.org  
    The NACo Legislative Conference brings together nearly 2,000 elected and appointed county officials to focus on federal policy issues that impact counties and our residents.
    2023-02-11
    Conference
    2022-11-15

Register Today for the 2023 NACo Legislative Conference

The National Association of Counties (NACo) Legislative Conference brings together nearly 2,000 elected and appointed county officials to focus on federal policy issues that impact counties and our residents.

Attendees have the opportunity to engage in second-to-none policy sessions, meet the members of the 118th Congress and interact with federal agency officials.

This is a one-of-a-kind advocacy opportunity to strengthen our intergovernmental partnerships for years to come.

Registration

Access our registration portal here to register for the conference. For questions or assistance with registration contact us via email or phone at 202.942.4292 or nacomeetings@naco.org and indicate “Leg Conference 2023” in the subject line.

Registration Rates

Early Bird

Rates valid until December 10

NACo Member County $520
Non-Member County $750
State Associations $520
NACo Corporate Member $570
Corporate Non-Member $800
Government
Federal or state employees only
$570
Spouse / Guest
Partner/Spouse registrations include: conference-wide receptions and events, such as general sessions. For travel companions only. Not valid for colleagues and those with related job functions.
$165
CIO-Forum
Pre-conference event
$100
Advanced

Rates valid December 10, 2022 – January 28, 2023 

NACo Member County $575
Non-Member County $810
State Associations $575
NACo Corporate Member $650
Corporate Non-Member $890
Government
Federal or state employees only
$650
Spouse / Guest
Partner/Spouse registrations include: conference-wide receptions and events, such as general sessions. For travel companions only. Not valid for colleagues and those with related job functions.
$185
CIO-Forum
Pre-conference event
$100
On-Site

After January 28, 2023

NACo Member County $690
Non-Member County $960
State Associations $690
NACo Corporate Member $780
Corporate Non-Member $1060
Government
Federal or state employees only
$780
Spouse / Guest
Partner/Spouse registrations include: conference-wide receptions and events, such as general sessions. For travel companions only. Not valid for colleagues and those with related job functions.
$210
CIO-Forum
Pre-conference event
$100

Registration Policies

For questions with registration, view the details below or contact us via email or phone at 202.942.4292 or nacomeetings@naco.org.

Press Registration

Press registration is complimentary. Editorial staff ONLY – Press registrations must be accompanied by a letter of assignment on letterhead. 

Payment Policy

Payment is due at the time of registration. Exceptions can be made to allow for payment by check on a case by case basis. All fees must be paid in full prior to arrival in order to obtain your badge and registration materials at the conference. 

Contact nacomeetings@naco.org with any questions. 

Cancellation Policy

Registrations cancelled by January 6, 2023 will be refunded less a $50 administration fee. Cancellation requests made between January 7 and January 31 will receive a 50 percent refund. (This applies to all registration types including guest and spouse fees.) Refunds will not be available after January 31, 2023, including for unused registrations or "no-shows". 

All cancellations must be made in writing by emailing nacomeetings@naco.org

Registration Transfers & Substitutions

To transfer a registration, please contact nacomeetings@naco.org and provide the name and email of the person whose registration you are transferring and the name and email address of the person to whom the registration should be reassigned. 

Conference Schedule

Click below to access the full conference schedule, as well as a printable conference schedule. The schedule is subject to change without notice, so be sure to check back frequently.

View Hotel Map

Housing

Nestled in between the urban Adams Morgan & Dupont Circle neighborhoods, The Washington Hilton will host all conference sessions unless otherwise noted in the program. Special rates have been secured at both the Hilton and the Churchill Hotel, but you must register for the conference before booking your room. All conference sessions will be held at the Washington Hilton unless otherwise noted in the program. 

Washington Hilton

1919 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20009

Room Rate: $264 single/double occupancy 

The Churchill

1914 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20009

Room Rate: $260 single/double occupancy 

All rates are quoted exclusive of applicable D.C. taxes (currently at 14.95%). Room block rates are good through January 14, 2023 and available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Note: Rooms may sell out early; once the block is sold out, the hotel’s market price applies regardless of the date of booking. Please confirm all cancelation policies and deposit requirements when booking your reservation. 

At the Hilton, cancelations made within 72 hours of arrival will be charged for one night's room and tax; at the Churchill, cancelations made within 48 hours of arrival will be charged for one night's room and tax.  Any cancellation charges incurred are the responsibility of the attendee. Please contact your selected hotel directly if you need to make changes or cancel your reservation. 

HEALTH & SAFETY

NACo is offering in‐person attendance at its 2023 NACo Legislative Conference pursuant to local government orders and public health guidance on such gatherings. NACo is committed to hosting a safe event for all participants and to this end requires all members, guests, staff and supplier personnel to comply with safety precautions specified for Washington, D.C. and the Washington Hilton Hotel in addition to state, local government and CDC guidelines and recommendations. 

Learn More:  2023 Legislative Conference Waiver of Liability and 2023 Legislative Conference Code of Conduct.

CONTACTS

Fri, Feb 10

9:00 am to 5:00 pm

  • Badge Pick Up Open

10:30 am to 5:00 pm

  • CIO Forum

    Separate registration required

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

  • NACo Ambassadors Meeting

    By invitation only

5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

  • CIO Forum Reception

    Separate registration required

Sat, Feb 11

7:00 am to 5:00 pm

  • Badge Pick Up Open

8:00 am to 9:00 am

  • Policy Coordinating Committee Meeting #1

8:00 am to 9:30 am

  • First-Time Attendee Orientation

9:30 am to 4:30 pm

  • Agriculture and Rural Affairs Policy Steering Committee Meetings
  • Community, Economic and Workforce Development Steering Committee Meetings
  • Environment, Energy and Land Use Policy Steering Committee Meetings
  • Finance, Pensions and Intergovernmental Affairs Policy Steering Committee Meeting
  • Health Policy Steering Committee Meeting
  • Human Services and Education Policy Steering Committee Meeting
  • Justice and Public Safety Policy Steering Committee Meeting
  • Public Lands Policy Steering Committee Meeting
  • Telecommunications and Technology Policy Steering Committee Meeting
  • Transportation Policy Steering Committee Meeting

4:30 pm to 9:00 pm

  • State Association & Affiliate Events

5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

  • Policy Coordinating Committee Meeting #2

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

  • Georgia Reception

    By invitation only

  • State Association & Affiliate Events
Sun, Feb 12

7:00 am to 7:45 am

  • Non-Denominational Worship Service

7:00 am to 5:00 pm

  • Badge Pick Up Open

8:00 am to 9:45 am

  • Ad-Hoc, Caucus & Standing Committee Meetings

10:00 am to 12:00 pm

  • Large Urban County Caucus and Rural Action Caucus Meetings

12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

  • Lunch Break

2:00 pm to 3:15 pm

  • Workshop Block #1

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

  • Ad-Hoc, Caucus & Standing Committee Meetings

2:00 pm to 4:30 pm

  • NACo Board of Directors Meeting

3:30 pm to 4:45 pm

  • Workshop Block #2

5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

  • State Association & Affiliate Events

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm

  • NACo's Football Watch Party

6:00 pm to 10:30 pm

  • National Association of Hispanic County Officials (NAHCO) Reception
Mon, Feb 13

7:30 am to 5:00 pm

  • Badge Pick Up Open

8:00 am to 9:00 am

  • Regional Caucus Meetings
  • State Association & Affiliate Events

9:30 am to 11:00 am

  • General Session

11:30 am to 2:00 pm

  • Federal Agency Exposition & Lunch

2:30 pm to 4:30 pm

  • Federal Policy Summits

2:30 pm to 5:00 pm

  • NACo Federal Policy Office Hours

6:30 pm to 9:00 pm

  • NACo Board of Directors, Large Urban County Caucus and Rural Action Caucus Joint Reception

    By invitation only

Tue, Feb 14

7:30 am to 12:00 pm

  • Badge Pick Up Open

8:30 am to 9:30 am

  • General Session and Capitol Hill Day Kickoff

10:00 am to 6:00 pm

  • Luggage Storage at NACo Offices

10:30 am to 11:45 am

  • Workshop Block #3

10:30 am to 4:00 pm

  • County Capitol Hill Day of Action