2023 NADO Annual Training Conference

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November 07 - November 10, 2023

ATC 2023 will offer attendees many networking and learning opportunities:

Three distinct tracks—Regional Resilience, Equitable Regional Development, and Building a Strong RDO. They will focus on wealth creation, underwriting tools for RLF operators, understanding regional data characteristics, RDO board training, tourism and recreation, intentional leadership, state associations, equity fundamentals, collaborating with universities, military planning and RDOs, energy communities and economic diversification, rural placemaking, essentials of a strong RDO, housing, reframing aging, CEDS, downtown revitalization, hazard mitigation, broadband, cybersecurity, climate mapping, and much more!

Seven mobile workshops that will bring attendees to locations around the city offering insights into various community and economic development initiatives. The workshops include a tour of various brownfield sites, and visits to the Evergreen Cooperatives of Cleveland, the Ohio City Neighborhood and West Side Market, Rid-All Green Partnership, the Midtown Neighborhood, EDWINS Leadership and Restaurant Initiative, and Renewable Energy and Microgrid Projects. All mobile workshops require pre-registration and an additional fee of $40 per workshop. Most workshops are limited in size so please register early. Visit the conference page of our website and click “Mobile Workshops” for more details.

One fabulous opening reception at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. With incredibly generous support from Jobs Ohio, conference attendees will enjoy beverages and heavy hors d’oeuvres while privately exploring the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on Tuesday, November 7, from 6-10 p.m. Transportation to and from the Hall of Fame will be provided for all attendees.

Plentiful learning opportunities will be offered throughout the week from the mobile workshops, plenaries, learning labs, best practice sessions, conversation cafés, and much more.