April 12, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- The National Development Council (NDC), a global leader in economic and community development, announced its fifth biennial Academy 2013. Under its theme "Delivering Community Results in Difficult Times," the Academy 2013 is a unique three-day training opportunity featuring daily sessions following four key tracks, and 22 sessions like
Creative Financing: Innovative Approaches to Developing Governmental Buildings; and Job Creation: Federal Financing Tools.
San Antonio, Texas
will welcome participants at the conference's opening day networking lunch.
The 2013 Academy will also offer a networking opportunity for attendees allowing participants to meet with their Congressional delegations and attend a Capitol Hill reception on
Wednesday, April 17
in the Kennedy Caucus Room, Russell Senate Office Building – Room 325.
On the final day of the conference, the Academy Awards Luncheon will feature U.S. HUD Secretary
. Donovan has helped to stabilize the housing market, kept responsible families in their homes, and instituted reforms that have solidified the Federal Housing Administration's financial position and protected taxpayers against risk.
"We are looking forward to hearing from Mayor Castro on efforts he has led to improve low-income neighborhoods and create much-needed jobs in
Robert W. Davenport
, President of the National Development Council.
, President and Chief Executive Officer of the conference's main sponsor, Citi Foundation, expressed her excitement as well. "I'm delighted to be introducing the energetic mayor of
, who since he took office, has worked tirelessly to revitalize his city and create jobs and affordable housing opportunities for his fellow San Antonians."
The conference will be held
, 2013 at the Washington Plaza Hotel, 10 Thomas Circle, NW,
, DC. To register please visit:
Conference Sponsors include: Citi Community Development Foundation;
; BB&T; PNC; Shallo, Galluscio, Bianchi & Fucito; Sun Trust; Key Bank; Law Offices of
; Novogradac; Arthur J Gallagher Insurance; Applegate & Throne-Thomsen; Pep; and Status Credit.
About The NDC Academy
The NDC Academy is a biennial conference of the National Development Council, which brings together economic and community development professionals from around the nation with policy makers, advocates and elected officials for high impact training, learning and networking. NDC Academy 2011 takes place
at the Washington Plaza Hotel, 10 Thomas Circle
About the National Development Council
For more than 40 years, the National Development Council (NDC) has worked to create and implement economic and community development strategies that increase the flow of capital, establish finance programs and help to create a professional economic and community development workforce. NDC offers a wide range of services, including development assistance, professional training, small business financing
and equity for residential, commercial, public and non-profit facilities projects. To learn more, please visit
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