Conference

NACo's 84th Annual Conference & Exposition

Jul. 12, 2019 – Jul. 15, 2019

The NACo Annual Conference & Exposition is the largest meeting of county elected and appointed officials from across the country. More than 3,000 county leaders convened in Clark County, Nev., adopting positions on pressing federal policies affecting counties and exchanging innovative solutions to challenges facing American communities.

Featured Keynotes

Catch up on the Conference

Conference Learning Center

Miss a workshop? Visit NACo’s Conference Learning Center to catch up! Search by topic or conference for easy access to NACo’s educational programming.

County News Coverage

NACo's County News was onsite at this year's conference, providing recaps and analysis of workshops, committee and taskforce meetings and general sessions.

Conference Photos

Explore and download professional photos taken during the conference.

Watch Sessions Online

Unable to attend the 2019 NACo Annual Conference & Exposition? We produced daily video recaps and streamed select sessions live online.

2018-2019 Annual Report

2018-2019 NACo President Greg Cox: "NACo’s 84th year has been filled with new opportunities for the nation’s 3,069 counties, parishes and boroughs.” Click below to view NACo's 2018-2019 Annual Report.

https://www.youtube.com/embed/efrJ2Bz55sQ

American County Platform

During the conference, county leaders adopted the American County Platform, which sets NACo’s federal policy agenda for the coming year

Conference Schedule

Schedule at a Glance


Exhibition Information

Over 150 exhibitors participated in 2019 to introduce new products, services and programs that could offer cost-saving solutions sought after by our attendees.

Contact Information

Media Inquiries: pguequierre@naco.org | (202) 942-4271

Conference: nacomeetings@naco.org | (202) 942-4292

Registration: nacomeetings@naco.org | (202) 942-4292

Housing: naco@conferencedirect.com | (888) 751-5182

NACo Affiliates & Affiliated Organizations: eknight@naco.org | (202) 942-4235

Sponsors: ksilver@naco.org | (202) 942-4290

To submit a program proposal, click here. 

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Thursday, Jul 11

1:00 pm to 5:00 pm

  • Registration Open
  • Credentials Desk Open

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

  • NACo Store & Resource Center Open
  • Mobile Workshop: South Point Casino & South Point Arena and Equestrian Center (RSVP Required)

4:00 pm to 5:00 pm

  • NACo Ambassadors Meeting
Friday, Jul 12

7:00 am to 8:30 am

  • First-Time Attendees Orientation and Breakfast

7:30 am to 5:00 pm

  • Registration Open
  • Credentials Desk Open

7:30 am to 8:45 am

  • Resilient Counties Advisory Board Business Meeting

8:00 am to 9:00 am

  • Policy Coordinating Committee Meeting #1

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

  • NACo Store & NACo Resource Center Open

9:00 am to 12:30 pm

  • Policy Steering Committee Meetings

12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

  • Luncheon Session: Supporting Our Nation's Aging Population at the Local Level
  • Next Generation Network Community Service Project: Three Square Food Bank

1:00 pm to 4:30 pm

  • Policy Steering Committee Meetings continue

4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

  • Exhibit Hall Reception

4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

  • Next Generation Network Business Meeting

5:00 pm to 5:45 pm

  • Policy Coordinating Committee Meeting #2

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

  • Welcome Happy Hour
Saturday, Jul 13

6:00 am to 7:30 am

  • Sunset Park Bicycle Ride

7:30 am to 5:00 pm

  • Credentials Desk Open
  • Registration Open

8:00 am to 5:00 pm

  • NACo Store & NACo Resource Center

9:00 am to 3:00 pm

  • Exhibit Hall Open

10:00 am to 12:00 pm

  • Large Urban County Caucus
  • Rural Action Caucus

10:15 am to 11:45 am

  • Standing Committee Meetings

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

  • Lunch in the Exhibit Hall

12:00 pm to 1:30 pm

  • Resilient Counties Lunch: Developing New Partnerships in National-Regional Water Resiliency and Innovation

12:30 pm to 3:00 pm

  • Western Interstate Region Board of Directors Meeting

1:45 pm to 3:00 pm

  • NACo Board Forum

3:15 pm to 4:30 pm

  • General Session

4:30 pm to 5:00 pm

  • NACo 2nd Vice President Candidates' Forum
Sunday, Jul 14

7:30 am to 8:30 am

  • Non-Denominational Worship Service

8:00 am to 9:00 am

  • Credentials Committee Meeting

8:00 am to 4:30 pm

  • NACo Store & NACo Resource Center Open

9:00 am to 12:00 pm

  • Exhibit Hall Open
  • NACo Board of Directors and Resolutions Committee Meeting

12:00 pm to 2:00 pm

  • NACo Achievement Awards Luncheon

2:00 pm to 4:30 pm

  • Mobile Workshop: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada

2:00 pm to 5:00 pm

  • Credentials Desk Open - State Association Pick-up Only
  • Mobile Workshop: Southern Nevada Children’s Assessment Center
  • Mobile Workshop: Springs Preserve, Boomtown 1905 and WaterWorks Exhibits
  • Smarter Counties Technology Forum

2:15 pm to 5:00 pm

  • Smarter Counties Technology Forum

3:30 pm to 5:50 pm

  • Mobile Workshop: Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (Second Tour)
Monday, Jul 15

8:00 am to 2:00 pm

  • Registration Open

9:30 am to 11:30 am

  • NACo Annual Business Meeting and Election

11:45 am to 12:30 pm

  • Central Region Caucus Meeting
  • Northeast Region Caucus Meeting
  • South Region Caucus Meeting
  • West Region Caucus Meeting

1:30 pm to 3:30 pm

  • General Session

3:45 pm to 4:15 pm

  • NACo New Board of Directors Organizational Meeting

6:00 pm to 9:30 pm

  • NACo Closing Celebration Event

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