Annual Conference and Exhibition


The Annual Conference and Exhibition is the largest national event focused on promoting effective regional cooperation and solutions through interaction and education. Held annually in June, NARC’s Annual Conference is the premier place to learn how to engage in effective regional collaboration.

Representatives of Councils of Government and Metropolitan Planning Organizations — leadership, professional staff, board members, local elected officials, technical and program staff — come together to share best practices, attend informative sessions on program, legislative and regulatory issues, as well as avail of training and technical services. Speakers include experts from the public and private sector, congressional and state lawmakers, and individuals from universities and non-profit organizations.

Interested in sponsoring and/or exhibiting? Contact Marcy Fritter at


53rd Annual Conference and Exhibition
June 9-12, 2019 – Omaha, Nebraska
Hosted by Metropolitan Area Planning Agency

54th Annual Conference and Exhibition
June 7-10, 2020 – Detroit, MI
Hosted by Southeast Michigan Council of Governments

55th Annual Conference and Exhibition
June 27-30, 2021 – Atlanta, GA
Hosted by Atlanta Regional Commission

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