2023 NACo Annual Conference & Exposition


2023 NACo Annual Conference & Exposition

Participants from counties of all sizes come together to shape NACo’s federal policy agenda, share proven practices and strengthen knowledge networks to help improve residents’ lives and the efficiency of county government.
Sat. July 22
3:15 pm

General Session #1

Sat. July 22 | 3:15 pm to 4:30 pm
Sun. July 23
8:45 am

Leaving a Lasting Legacy through the Power of a Strong Leadership Model

Sun. July 23 | 8:45 am to 10:00 am

County leaders have the opportunity to shape our communities for years to come. But how can you ensure your impact lasts beyond your time in office? This workshop, powered by NACo’s High Performing Leadership Academy, will supply you with tools to create a legacy by harnessing a leadership motto. More than just a catchy phrase, a leadership motto is a guiding principle that informs your every action. In this workshop, learn how to identify and develop your own powerful leadership motto and strategies for integrating your motto into your leadership style and decision-making.

10:30 am

Navigating Crisis Communication

Sun. July 23 | 10:30 am to 11:45 am

Join the National Association of County Information Officers (NACIO) for robust discussion and Q&A focused on crisis communications and today's uniquely challenging news landscape. More than ever, county officials are navigating the world of "fake news" and communicating in the face of natural disasters and other crises. Learn key tips for rapid response communications, remaining calm under pressure, and adhering to a strong sense of audience and objective.

12:00 pm

The Achievement Awards Luncheon & General Session will feature best-in-category winners of NACo’s Achievement Awards program and keynote speakers. This luncheon is open to all conference attendees.

Mon. July 24
2:30 pm

Making the Most of August Recess: Advocacy Tips for County Officials

Mon. July 24 | 2:30 pm to 3:45 pm
3:00 pm

Breaking the Stigma: Empowering Mental Health Champions

Mon. July 24 | 3:00 pm to 4:15 pm

County elected officials and staff play a critical role as the front-line service providers during trying times. This pressure and exposure to trauma can have a lasting impact on elected officials and county employees alike. This workshop will feature a training from the National Council on Mental Wellbeing’s Mental Health First Aid program, equipping attendees with strategies for identifying and responding to mental health issues in the workplace, techniques to identify team members facing mental health or substance abuse challenges, and how to build a culture and organization that supports wellbeing.

Robert's Rules 101: Crash Course

Mon. July 24 | 3:00 pm to 4:15 pm

Robert’s Rules can help you run an efficient meeting. But how do you run an effective meeting? This workshop is a crash course in Robert's Rules where we will deliver tools to minimize meeting disruptions, define proper procedures and apply Robert's Rules to real-life parliamentary examples.

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