2014 Annual Conference
This coming June 25-28, development professionals from across the country will come to Columbus to learn best practices in community and economic development. Hosted by the Franklin County Board of Commissioners, the 2014 National Community Development Association (NCDA) Annual Conference will take place in downtown Columbus at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 33 East Nationwide Boulevard.
Sessions will include a HUD update on CDBG, HOME, and homeless assistance policy and programs, best practices in working with new immigrants, implementation of the new National Housing Trust, regional caucus meetings and more.
Included in the registration are terrific special events and programs, from an elegant opening reception on the west terrace at Franklin Park Conservatory, to lunch at a food truck rodeo and bus tour, and concluding on Friday night with hors d'oeuvres in a private art gallery in the Short North Arts District allowing guests to stroll the area on their own.
Last but by no means least, 2014 celebrates of the 40th year of the Community Development Block Grant Program (CDBG) program, a program crucial to the revitalization successes across our state and nation these past four decades.
Don't miss this truly great event in our own home town.
For additional information about NCDA and the Annual Conference, go to www.ncdaonline.org.