Outlook 2015 - State & Local Market Forecast

Feb 3 - 4, 2015
Washington, DC




Join Governing’s expert team of editors, reporters and analysts — together with a roster of governors, mayors, legislators, public executives, leading economists and forecasters — for actionable insights to drive your 2015 public sector strategy.

Build Your State & Local Strategy in Two Power-Packed Days:

  • 2015 Market Forecast: Economic Projections, Budget and Spending
  • Insider’s Look at the 2014 Election and its Impact
  • Trends & Issues Defining the Market
  • Research & Analysis on Key Factors Driving Business Opportunities

Outlook 2015 is the preeminent state and local government market forecast event. For anyone working with states and localities - sales, marketing, business development, nonprofit, advocacy, and government affairs professionals - this is an event you don’t want to miss. Register here


Featured Speakers Include:



The Honorable
Jack Markell

Linda Gibbs

Jerry Abramson

State of Delaware

Social Services Principal, Bloomberg Associates; 
former Deputy Mayor, Health and Human Services, 
New York City

Social Services Principal, 
Bloomberg Associates; former 
Deputy Mayor, Health and Human 
Services, New York City
The White House,
Deputy Assistant to the President
& Director of Intergovernmental Affairs





The Honorable
Mick Cornett

The Honorable
Harry LaRosiliere

Ted Smith

City of Oklahoma City, 

City of Plano, Texas

Chief of Civic Innovation
Office of Mayor Greg Fischer
Louisville, Kentucky



Adel Ebeid

Kathleen Nolan, MPH

Joshua L. Schank, Ph.D.
Chief Innovation Officer
    County/City of Philadelphia

    Director of State Policy and
    Programs National Association
  of Medicaid Directors
President & CEO
Eno Center for Transportation

Dan White


Senior Economist
Moody’s Analytics


And more…..see speakers list here

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529 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20045
(202) 662-7500

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Please note: Online registration for this event is now closed - please register on-site. Thank you!

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Jennifer Caldwell, Registration Coordinator
Phone:  (916) 932-1345
E-mail:  jcaldwell@governing.com


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The National Press Club

529 14th Street, NW
Washington, DC 20045
(202) 662-7500

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JW Marriott
1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004
Reservations: (800) 228-9290
Rate: $184.00
Cut-Off Date: January 12, 2015
Please reference “Governing Outlook in the States” when making your reservation to receive the group rate. Group rate cannot be guaranteed after the cut-off date.


Event Parking

PMI – Parking Lot 
1325 G St. NW
(enter on G St. between 13 & 14th St)
Rate  $20 per day (subject to change)

PMI – Parking Lot
1220 E St. NW
(enter on E St. between 12th & 13th)
Rate $20 per day (subject to change)

Carr Parking
1450 F St. NW
(enter on F St. at the Willard Hotel between 14 & 15th St.)