Annual Conference

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 Join NACO and host, Douglas County, on November 13-15, 2018

Location:  Minden, at the


Help us celebrate our 2018 President, Clark County Commissioner Lawrence Weekly, at Tuesday evening’s “Boots & Denim” President’s Reception.



This year’s Reception will be held at one of Nevada’s only Estate Distilleries.

Located in historic downtown Minden, Bently Heritage’s restoration and renovation of the 100+ year old Minden Flour Mill and Creamery buildings will be completed at 75% or above diversion of construction waste under the LEED program.  Click the Bently Heritage logo above to learn more about the Distillery and how they are dedicated to saving some of Douglas County’s historic properties.

Educational Sessions and Special Speakers

  • Training for newly elected county officials, conducted by NACO’s Committee of the Emeritus – Learn best practices and how to navigate challenging situations and make the most of your time as an elected official.  View the final conference schedule Here


Tuesday, November 13, 12:00 PM- 4:00 PM

Historical Tour– This four hour tour will provide insight into the rich history in the Carson Valley. Be prepared to learn about ranching, pioneer days and early settlement in the valley. Wear comfortable walking shoes!  (snacks and refreshments provided) – Registration for this tour has reached maximum capacity.

Wednesday, November 14, 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Economic Vitality Tour– Join us for a driving tour to view various businesses in the County’s Industrial Parks to learn about the local manufacturing that supports local, national, and international business right in our backdoor. The last 2 hours of the tour include a walk through of the Starbucks Roasting Plant. Wear comfortable, closed toed, walking shoes! (lunch provided) – Registration for this tour has reached maximum capacity.

Thursday, November 15, 8:00 AM – 11:30 AM

Community Services Tour– This tour will start with an hour at our Community and Senior Center. The 83,000 sq. ft. facility was completed in 2015 and integrates various Senior services and recreational activities for all members of the community. The tour will wrap up with presentations by local organizations on their services offered in the Carson Valley. (snacks and refreshments provided) – This tour was cancelled due to lack of registration.

Check back often for more information as we continue to plan the for the best and most informative NACO Annual Conference yet.


Sponsorship Opportunities

Without the support of our Associate Members and the business community we would not be able to provide the breadth of educational and engagement opportunities that we do. Please plan to spend some time with our generous Conference Sponsors and learn why they support county government and what they can do to assist you as you continue to make your county the best it can be.











If you are interested in becoming a Sponsor or know someone who is, please download our Sponsor Registration Form for Information. – Sponsor Registration is now closed.

We look forward to seeing you in Douglas County!!






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