51st Annual Conference & Exhibition

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Draft Agenda (updated 4/17)

NARC’s 51st ANNUAL CONFERENCE
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On behalf of the National Association of Regional Councils (NARC) and our host, the California Association of Councils of Governments (CALCOG), we invite you to join us in Monterey, CA from June 4-7 for the 51st Annual Conference & Exhibition!

NARC’s Annual Conference & Exhibition brings together regional council and metropolitan planning organization leadership, professional staff, and elected officials to focus on pressing issues facing regions today. Attendees will have the opportunity to interact with federal and regional policymakers, participate in educational sessions, and take home tools to address local challenges.

ABOUT CALCOG
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CALCOG is an association that facilitates communication and information sharing across regional councils, local governments, elected officials, state and federal agencies, and the public, so that California regions are better equipped to plan for their future. The regions CALCOG serves are some of the most populous in the country.

SPONSORSHIP/EXHIBITING
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Take a look at our sponsorship document for sponsorship levels and exhibitor details. Please contact Anna Rosenbaum (anna@narc.org) with questions, and to register for the event (this is separate from attendee registration). Please see our sponsorship/exhibitor page for more information.

RESERVING YOUR SPOT
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REGISTRATION
Early Bird Rates
NARC Member: $595; Non-Member: $795; Private Sector: $895
Register by May 12 to get the early-bird rate.

HOTEL
Portola Hotel
2 Portola Plaza, Monterey, CA 93940
$189/night
Hotel reservations can be made online or by phone, 888.222.5851
Reserve your room by May 12.

NOTE: For Booking the Hotel on Saturday, June 3 Only
The hotel has increased the number of rooms available for Saturday night, June 3. If you were trying to book a reservation that started or included that night, but had been unable to complete the process OR if you still need to book a reservation that includes that night, please reserve your room by midnight, Monday, April 24. The additional rooms for Saturday night at $189 are ONLY available through next Monday – after that, the Saturday night rate will increase to $229.

EVENTS YOU WON’T WANT TO MISS
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All events are included with your registration unless otherwise noted. Mobile tour space is limited so be sure to sign up when you register for the conference!
** Times are subject to change.

SUNDAY, JUNE 4

17-Mile Drive and Carmel Mobile Tour – $40
12:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Widely recognized as one of the most scenic drives in the world, this famous coastal landmark runs from Pacific Grove to Pebble Beach, featuring awe-inspiring vistas and legendary sites perfect for an afternoon of exploration. Marvel at some of nature’s treasures, including: the Lone Cypress, Spanish Bay, and Stillwater Cove. Time will be provided to explore downtown Carmel, where you can enjoy a leisurely lunch, do a bit of shopping, or just stroll around to take in the beauty. You’ll want to bring a camera, comfortable walking shoes, and a sweater or light jacket.

Want to see Monterey by bike?
Times TBA
This is not a NARC organized event. Click the appropriate box when you register, and we will share your contact information with the member planning this event.

Opening Reception
5:00 PM -7:00 PM**

MONDAY, JUNE 5

NARC Executive Directors Council Meeting
4:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Want to tour Monterey on foot?
Times TBA
This is not a NARC organized event. Click the appropriate box when you register, and we will share your contact information with the member planning this event.

TUESDAY, JUNE 6

Afternoon Mobile Tours
Times TBA

NARC Awards Gala Dinner
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM**

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 7

NARC Elections
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM

NARC Board of Directors Meeting
10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Contact Anna Rosenbaum with (anna@narc.org) with most questions. Contact Marcy Fritter (marcy@narc.org) with questions related to the hotel.

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