The 2014 NADO Washington Policy Conference "NADO on the Hill" will bring together over 450 regional development professionals and local elected officials to learn about the latest federal policy and budget developments. The event features panel discussions with administration and congressional officials, in-depth briefings from the association's government relations team and opportunities to visit Capitol Hill and network one-on-one with representatives from more than 20 federal agencies.
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Mark Leibovich is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller This Town—one of the most talked-about books on politics in recent memory. This Town is a razor-sharp account of the excess, insincerity, and egotism running rampant in Washington, DC. The national correspondent for The New York Times Magazine, Leibovich is one of America’s most important political journalists. Leibovich received a National Magazine Award for his story on the changing media culture of Washington. Prior to the Times Magazine, Leibovich was a national political reporter in the Times' DC bureau. He has also worked at The Washington Post and The San Jose Mercury News, and is the author of The New Imperialists, a collection of profiles on technology pioneers.
Registration for this event started on January 10, 2014 and is currently Open.
Early Bird Registration Rates (Available Before February 27th):
Platinum/Platinum Plus: $365.00
Sustaining/Sustaining Associate: $395.00
Note: Registrants who are also attending the 2014 Development District Association of Appalachia Annual Conference are eligible to register for the 2014 NADO Washington Policy Conference at a discount rate. This discount rate grants access to the NADO 2014 Washington Policy Conference only.
To register online, click the green box below. For a hard copy of the registration form, click here.Register Online
Agenda & Presentations
Travel & Venue
Crystal Gateway Marriott
1700 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
Room Rate: $250 single/double
Room block deadline: February 21
The Crystal Gateway Marriott is a hotel in Crystal City, VA that offers an ideal location for vacations, business trips and weekend getaways. Newly renovated, our hotel offers exceptional accommodations, complimentary WiFi in the lobby and multiple dining options including Einstein Bagels. We're surrounded by Arlington's best shopping and dining at the Crystal City shops and The Fashion Centre at Pentagon City. The Crystal City Metro stop can be accessed from the lobby of our Crystal City hotel near Washington, DC, allowing guests to reach the best museums, monuments and attractions in the surrounding area. Perfect for conferences, meetings and social events in the Virginia and DC areas, our hotel features banquet facilities and 27 meeting rooms, including a 16,000 sqare foot ballroom, totaling 34,300 sq. ft. of meeting space. This comfortable and inviting Crystal City, VA hotel in Arlington is also conveniently located 1 mile from Washington Reagan National Airport (DCA).
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Getting to and around Washington DC
Washington, DC is easily accessible by air, rail and road, leaving your travel options covered. There are three airports to choose from including Ronald Regan Washington National Airport (DCA), Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD), and Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI).