Adams County to Host National Association of Counties (NACo) 2022 Annual Conference

Adams County will host approximately 3,000 attendees for the NACo annual conference at the Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center July 20 – 24.


“We are excited and honored to be the first county in Colorado to host the National Association of Counties annual conference,” said Lynn Baca, Chair of the Adams County Board of Commissioners. “This is our chance to showcase some of the innovative work we’re doing in Adams County along with other leaders and visionaries from across the United States. We have an opportunity to come together and learn from each other, share ideas, and gain new insights on how to best serve our residents.”


Over the five days, attendees will have the opportunity to attend multiple sessions, interact with peers from across the nation, host caucus meetings, attend general sessions, and participate in tours highlighting Adams County’s innovative programs and projects.


Session topics range from homelessness to affordable housing, disaster preparedness, opioid use disorders, community and land use planning, enhancing employee well-being and retention, and improving economic mobility, to name a few.


NACo was founded in 1935. It unites county officials to advocate for county government priorities in federal policymaking, promote exemplary county policies and practices, nurture leadership skills and expand knowledge networks, optimize county and taxpayer resources and cost savings, and enrich the public’s understanding of county government.


To learn more about NACo visit naco.org.



A media advisory will follow tomorrow morning with a list of keynote speakers and Adams County Board of Commissioners and employee presentations at the conference.




About Adams County

With rich traditions and history, Adams County offers the best of suburban and rural life – vibrant cities, quiet towns, and miles of recreation. Located in the Denver metro area, Adams County is the state’s 5th largest county serving a population of nearly 520,000 residents. Adams County is home to the cities of Brighton, Commerce City, Federal Heights, Northglenn, and Thornton; portions of Arvada, Aurora, and Westminster; the town of Bennett; and a portion of the town of Lochbuie. Unincorporated communities include Henderson, Strasburg, and Watkins. Stay up to date on the latest county news and information on adcogov.org, Facebook, Twitter, Nextdoor, and Instagram. To receive our digital newsletter, sign up here.

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