Event Policies

COVID-19 Precautionary Policies

As the COVID-19 Global Pandemic continues, NADO is  cautiously optimistic and prepared to manage in-person conferences with the health, safety, and well-being of our staff and conference participants as our top priority. NADO is committed to providing a safe, productive, and welcoming environment for all in-person events.

As we plan, we will continue to assess the risks in the host city and the current status in the United States. In keeping with the Association’s duty of care and the responsibility as host, NADO may implement safety requirements such as proof of a COVID-19 vaccination or negative test result, indoor masking, and physical distancing during the conference. We will continue to monitor and update safety precautions regularly and coordinate with trusted national resources, state and local public health agencies, and the host hotel.

Registration Cancellation Policy

Cancel by the registration cancellation/substitution deadline (2 weeks prior to event start date) to receive a refund minus a $50 administrative fee.

NADO Commitment to Sustainability

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Joe McKinney has served as Executive Director of the National Association of Development Organizations since 2012. He previously served as the Executive Director of the Land of Sky Regional Council in Asheville, North Carolina from 2003 to 2012. Under his leadership, Land of Sky became recognized nationally for its innovation in program areas including planning and economic development, workforce development, transportation and transit, aging services, volunteer services, and geographic information systems. Joe has also held various other roles in city, county, association, and government management. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Policy Analysis from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from UNC-Chapel Hill.

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