Austin, Texas, to Host National League of Cities' Conference in 2014

Dec 02, 2010, 10:07 ET from National League of Cities

DENVER, Dec. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Austin, Texas, was selected today to host the National League of Cities' (NLC) 2014 Congress of Cities & Exposition.  The conference will bring thousands of elected officials together from across the country to learn about resources to help move their communities forward.


During the Congress of Cities, delegates meet with thousands of peers and colleagues from around the country to discover cost-saving programs, products and services; replicate effective programs and create innovative solutions to their community's most pressing challenges.

The conference also offers leadership training seminars, an extensive Exhibit Hall featuring vendors with the latest products and services for municipal governments and information on innovative and award-winning programs for cities and towns through a City Showcase.

"We look forward visiting to Austin in 2014 and know that our members will benefit greatly from exploring its many innovative city programs," said Donald J. Borut, NLC Executive Director.  "Austin is a unique city with a lot of character and we're excited to bring our conference back to Texas."

The NLC Board of Directors made its decision today at this year's Congress of Cities, held in Denver, Colo., through December 4.

The National League of Cities is the nation's oldest and largest organization devoted to strengthening and promoting cities as centers of opportunity, leadership and governance. NLC is a resource and advocate for 19,000 cities, towns and villages, representing more than 218 million Americans.

SOURCE National League of Cities