NADO Board of Directors Meeting 2023​


NADO Board of Directors Meeting 2023

June 26-28

Sheraton Park City

Located in: Prospector Square

Address: 1895 Sidewinder Dr, Park City, UT 84060

Phone: (435) 649-2900

See who is attending.

The NADO Board of Directors is comprised of the Executive Directors of regional development organizations throughout the United States. Approximately 65 board members come to participate in the summer board meeting where they convene about NADO’s strategic plan for the organization.


Click here to register for the 2023 NADO Board of Directors Meeting.

See rate details below. Email Krystal DeLeon, [email protected], with questions regarding registration or for assistance registering your group.

  • Regular Registration Rate: $350
  • Guest Registration Rate: $150


About the Hotel

Sheraton Park City is located 35 miles from the Salt Lake International Airport. With renovated guest rooms, event space, and public areas, this contemporary mountain hotel is the perfect location to bring people together to enjoy all the summer activities that Park City has to offer. Guests can enjoy features such as the indoor atrium pool with hot tub and sauna, youth game room, Starbucks and gift shop, Timbers Restaurant and Lounge with outside covered patio and fire pits. Enjoy Wi-Fi in all guest rooms and shuttle services to historic Main St. or Park City Ski Resorts. Park City's local activities include Olympic Park, skiing, tubing, snowmobiling or ATV rides, hiking, mountain biking, hot air balloons, fly fishing, golfing, spas, restaurants, shopping, museums and art galleries.

The reservation cut-off date has passed. If you need help booking a room, please contact Brittany Salazar at [email protected].

To book a reservation a the prevailing rate, please call the hotel directly at (435) 649-2900 and be sure to reference the meeting group name: NADO Summer Board of Directors Meeting 

Group Rate:   $168 +tax
Hotel Reservation Deadline:   *May 29, 2023

*Discounted rate is only available until the group block sells out or before the reservation deadline - whichever occurs first.

Hotel Information:

Check-in: 3:00 pm
Check-out: 11:00 am

Parking: Complimentary On-Site Parking
Off-Site Parking: Prospector Square Parking .1 Miles

When to Arrive

  • NADO Executive Committee:
    • Fly in no later than Sunday morning/early afternoon 
  • Golf Tournament Participants:
    • Fly in no later than Sunday evening
  • NADO New board members:
    • Fly in no later than Monday afternoon
  • NADO all members:
    • Fly in no later than Monday evening


Sunday, June 25
4:00 PM - Executive Committee Meeting/NADO Research Foundation Board Meeting
6:00 PM - Executive Committee Dinner 

Monday, June 26
9:00 AM - Inaugural NADO Golf Tournament (morning)
6:00 PM - New Board Members Dinner

Tuesday, June 27
9:00 AM - Meeting:
       -Business meeting
       -Guest speakers
       -Program updates
       -Chapter meetings

6:00 PM - Full Dinner

Wednesday, June 28
9:00 AM - Strategic planning meeting
5:00 PM - Closing Reception

Times are subject to change


Salt Lake City International Airport
Distance From Property: 36.9 Miles
Phone Number: +1 801-575-2400

Alternate Airport Transportation: Snowbound Transportation

Other Transportation

On-Property (at Conference Hotel)
Local Shuttle: Complimentary service to historic Main Street or Park City Ski Resorts
Onsite Car Rental Company: Hertz
Nearby Conference Hotel
Bus Station: Greyhound
Train Station: Amtrak


NADO Golf Tournament at 2023 Summer Board Meeting (PDF)

1st Annual NADO Golf Networking Event 

For Non-Golfers, Terrible Golfers, and Average Golfers

June 26, 2023 | 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM


Register by June 22, 2023

$90.00/person (18 holes)
$55.00/person (Rental Clubs)

Each person hits their tee shot and the best shot is selected. Any player's shot that is not selected can pick up their ball. The team then meets at the selected shot and each player will hit their next shot from that spot. This continues until the ball is in the hole. One score will be recorded for the team on each hole. To increase speed of play, no team will be able to score more than 1 stroke over par on any hole.

Prizes For
Longest Drive (tee shot)
Closest to the Pin (on par 3 hole)
Longest Putt
Shortest Drive
Best Team Score
Worst Team Score

Questions? Email [email protected]


Contact Karron Grant

Applications cannot be saved and returned to at a later time. It is recommended you compile all of your information in advance in a word processor and cut and paste into the application below.

2023 Impact Awards

The primary applicant must be a NADO member. Project partners, both NADO and non-members, can be recognized under "Project Partners" below.

Primary Project Contact:
This person will be the designated point of contact for all future awards-related correspondence.

Organization Address

Project Location (if different from Organization Address)

Executive Director

Additional Organizational Information
Please upload your organization's logo which will be included on the winning project award certificate.

Project Information
This title will be printed on the award certificate for winning projects and in all 2022 NADO Impact Award materials and cannot be changed.

Project Summary & Questions
Please craft clear, thoughtful, and engaging responses to the following questions. Use the following sections to tell us how your project has made an impact, such as its use of creative funding mechanisms, efforts to create efficiencies or reduce costs, unique partnership models, and emphasis on building resilience and/or enhancing your region's quality of life.

For award-winning projects, the information provided below may be used verbatim to inform project descriptions that will be published in the 2023 NADO Impact Awards materials and included on the NADO website.

Please submit at least one photo showing your project in action. Please keep file size to a minimum (<2Mb) and use JPEG format. If uploading multiple files, ZIP files prior to submitting. If you have trouble uploading images they can be directly emailed to Brett Schwartz at [email protected]. Include the project title they correspond to in the subject line of your email.

Note: Submitted photos may be used in NADO Impact Awards materials and in other NADO published materials with credit to your organization. Please also consider submitting photos for NADO's 2023 Photo Contest, which will be held this summer.

Your application is not submitted until you are directed to a confirmation page. If you have any questions or are unsure if your application has been submitted, please contact Brett Schwartz at [email protected]

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Content Questions Form

Registration Questions Form

Hotel Questions Form

New Speaker Inquiry

Job Listing Inquiry

Joe McKinney serves as Executive Director of the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO). Headquartered in Washington DC, NADO provides advocacy, education, research, and training for the nation’s 500+ regional planning and development organizations.

Joe has thirty-one years of experience having served in city, county, regional, national association, and government management since 1991. He holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Policy Analysis from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and is a candidate for a master’s degree in Public Administration from UNC-Chapel Hill.

McKinney has provided congressional testimony on numerous occasions regarding the importance of regional development organizations in helping shape the nation’s economic growth. He is nationally recognized for promoting innovative solutions in areas such as planning and economic development, workforce development, transportation and transit, and aging services.

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