If you don't know your city/county's membership status, please contact [email protected] to confirm membership.

Group Discount - You are encouraged to invite the future leaders on your staff to participate in this great experience! NCDA provides early-career professionals and emerging leaders with the tools they need to build their skills. As an added bonus, register yourself and at least  three of your colleagues together on this form for a 15% discount off your registration fees. The discount will automatically be taken on registrations on this form of 4 or more people. To take advantage, complete the information for the first attendee. Just above the Billing section is a blue button labeled "Add Another Registrant". Click it to complete the information for the 2nd attendee. Repeat the process until all attendees have been added, then continue to the billing section. (Note that the group discount applies during early and general registration only. No discounts are available during late registration.)

Registration will close on May 17, 2024 at 5pm (EDT), or earlier if capacity is reached before that date.

All business entities must register as a sponsor. More information about sponsorship is available at this link, or by contacting [email protected] .


  • Early Registration: Register by April 12 - $675
    General Registration: April 13 through April 26 - $725
    Late Registration: April 27 through May 17 - $775
    Payments received after May 17 - $50 late fee

  • Early Registration: Register by April 12 - $725
    General Registration: April 13 through April 26 - $800
    Late Registration: April 27 through May 17 - $875
    Payments received after May 17 - $50 late fee

  • Sponsors of the conference can register here using the coupon code provided as a benefit of sponsorship.

    Early Registration: Register by April 12 - $675
    General Registration: April 13 through April 26 - $725
    Late Registration: April 27 through May 17 - $775
    Payments received after May 17 - $50 late fee

  • NCDA Staff can register here using the coupon code provided.


Registrant

TIP - Registering for another person or persons? Put the Registrant's email in the Registrant section and your email in the Billing Information section email box below. That way you'll both get confirmation messages and they will get conference information messages.


  • Check this box if your City/County is a new member of NCDA since July 2023.

  • Check this box if this is the first NCDA Conference YOU personally will be attending.

  • Check this box only if you are a member of the American Planning Association and will be claiming AICP-CM credits at this conference.

  • Please email [email protected] if you have other meal preferences to share.


  • This training covers the fundamentals of CDBG including national objectives and eligible activities, eligible costs and regulations, limitations on expenditures, program administration, financial management, monitoring, crosscutting Federal requirements overview, conflict of interest, and resources.

  • An introduction into underwriting projects for the HOME Program.

  • An introduction to the Consolidated Plan process for HUD grants.

  • An introduction to carrying out Housing Rehabilitation using CDBG.

  • This event cannot be combined with other pre-conference Primer training.

    Conference participants can join Harvard affiliates for a panel format discussion that combine the thematic area of neighborhood improvements with capacity development in data utilization and cross-boundary collaboration. Refreshments will be provided.

  • This event cannot be combined with any other pre-conference Primer training.

    This event requires a separate registration at additional cost. Click here for additional information and to register: https://ncdaonline.regfox.com/ncda-leadership-institute-course-1-of-4-teambuilding

    This will be the first class in the new four course/12 month NCDA Leadership Institute.

  • Choose this option if you don't want to participate in pre-conference training.


Conference Special Events

  • Pre-Conference Networking Event - Tuesday 06/11/24 (5:30pm to 7:00pm)

    Pre-Conference Networking Event - Tuesday 06/11/24 (5:30pm to 7:00pm) [56 remaining]

    Dinner at the MIT’s Student Center at 84 Mass Ave called the Mezzanine

    There will be a panel format of speakers on cross cutting issues for CDBG and happy hour and dinner thereafter. This event will afford time for networking and can accommodate up to 200 pre-registered attendees.


  • Cambridge Development Project Tour - Thursday 06/13/24

    Cambridge Development Project Tour - Thursday 06/13/24 [Sold Out]

    For conference registrants, with a limited number of seats available. Only those who sign up in advance will be allowed on the tour.


  • WAIT LIST - Cambridge Development Project Tour - Thursday 06/13/24

    WAIT LIST - Cambridge Development Project Tour - Thursday 06/13/24

    The tour is currently full, but you may sign up for the wait list in case additional seats become available.

    For conference registrants, with a limited number of seats available. Only those who sign up in advance will be allowed on the tour.


  • NCDA Conference Reception  - Thursday 06/13/24 (7pm to 10pm)

    NCDA Conference Reception - Thursday 06/13/24 (7pm to 10pm)

    Join us at the hotel for great food and drink! DJ and Dancing! Life is good!

    The cost of the reception is included in conference registration, but please check this box if you plan to attend so that accurate counts can be provided to the caterer.


  • Awards Luncheon - Friday 06/14/24, (11:45pm - 1:45pm)

    Awards Luncheon - Friday 06/14/24, (11:45pm - 1:45pm)

    Join us for a plated lunch and awards presentations to celebrate our members' outstanding community development achievements.

    The cost of the luncheon is included in conference registration, but please check this box if you plan to attend so that accurate counts can be provided to the caterer.


  • GUEST Registration Option

    GUEST Registration Option

    If you intend to bring a guest to the conference (significant other, friend, relative, etc.), select this option.

    A charge will apply if you would like them to participate in conference supplied breakfasts and evening events. The charge will be determined based on actual per plate costs to attend.

    If you select the option to bring a guest, you will be contacted at a later date with the fee for the guest to attend, and you may accept or decline the option to bring a guest at that time. Please bear in mind that space at all events is limited, and priority will be given to registered conference attendees.


Wednesday Evening Event*

  • Boston Red Sox Game - Wednesday 06/12/24 (5:00 pm to 9:30pm)

    Boston Red Sox Game - Wednesday 06/12/24 (5:00 pm to 9:30pm) [Sold Out]

    Members will have the opportunity to attend a Boston Red Sox game and small reception. There is no additional charge to attend but transportation is NOT provided to the stadium. Seating is very limited and available only for Members; no guests or non-members will be permitted. More details to come.


  • WAIT LIST - Boston Red Sox Game - Wednesday 06/12/24 (5:00 pm to 9:30pm)

    WAIT LIST - Boston Red Sox Game - Wednesday 06/12/24 (5:00 pm to 9:30pm) [Sold Out]

    After the event is full, you may register for the wait list in case seats become available. Individuals on the wait list will be able to attend the museum event if seats at the baseball game do not become available.

    Members will have the opportunity to attend a Boston Red Sox game and small reception. There is no additional charge to attend but transportation is NOT provided to the stadium. Seating is very limited and available only for Members; no guests or non-members will be permitted. More details to come.


  • Reception at Local Cambridge Museum - Wednesday 06/12/24 (6:30 pm to 9:30pm)

    Reception at Local Cambridge Museum - Wednesday 06/12/24 (6:30 pm to 9:30pm) [187 remaining]

    Reception at Local Cambridge Museum
    Join conference participants for an evening of networking, light hors d'oeuvres, and cultural discovery at a nearby local museum. There is no additional charge for conference attendees; guests are welcome for an additional charge. Transportation is NOT provided to the museum, but the hotel does provide a shuttle to Harvard Square and other squares in Cambridge. More details to come.


  • I do not plan to attend either Wednesday event.

    I do not plan to attend either Wednesday event.


Cancellations, No-shows, Late Fees & Substitutions

Cancellations made after May 17, 2024 will be charged 50% of the registration fee. Cancellations must be made by emailing NCDA Staff.  No-shows will be charged 100% of the registration fee. 

You may substitute another person for a paid registration at any time up to the Friday before the conference without additional charge by emailing NCDA Staff.


Advance Payment Required

Participants are encouraged to pay by Credit Card if possible. A 3% convenience fee applies to all credit card transactions. Cancellations made after May 17, 2024 will be charged 50% of the registration fee.  Registrants may not be allowed into the conference if their registration fee has not been paid in full by June 11, 2024. Please contact [email protected] to discuss any payments that cannot be issued prior to conference start.


Conference Location & Hotel

Hotel Information and booking link for NCDA's Annual Meeting will be available in the confirmation email after registering. For planning purposes, the nightly rate is $309 plus 15.95% tax. The destination fee is waived. Attendees will provide a credit card at the time of booking which will guarantee the reservation. The reservation comes with a 24 hour cancellation period from the time of arrival. If you cancel after the 24 hour period, you will be responsible to pay one night's rate plus tax. The room block will be available till May 10 unless we sell out before that date. The hotel will extend the rate 2 days before and after the conference.


Air Travel

Boston Logan Airport is minutes away from the conference hotel. The airport is served by a wide variety of airlines, and there are many ground transportation options, including plentiful taxis, ride shares, and shuttles. Find more information here: https://www.massport.com/logan-airport


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