WASHINGTON, DC--(Marketwired - June 23, 2016) - New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio will address the nation's mayors the afternoon of Saturday, June 25 at The U.S. Conference of Mayors 84th Annual Meeting at the J.W. Marriott in Indianapolis, where hundreds of mayors will gather under the leadership of USCM President Baltimore (MD) Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and host Indianapolis (IN) Mayor Joe Hogsett to discuss a wide variety of priorities that contribute to the overall health of America's cities. De Blasio is slated to speak during Saturday's Luncheon Celebrating City Livability from 12:30pm to 2:15pm in Grand Ballrooms 5/6.
De Blasio is also slated to lead a Cities of Opportunity Task Force session on Friday, June 24th from 2:30p to 3:30p in Grand Ballroom 7. De Blasio Chairs the Task Force, along with Vice-Chair Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh, which is focused on closing the opportunity gap in this country between lower-and-higher-income residents on a wide-range of issues including housing, transportation, education and workforce development.
With more than 85% of people in the United States living in our nation's cities and metro areas, mayors are convinced that despite their geographic location, cities large and small are plagued by many of the same challenges. As a result, and unlike other elected officials, mayors are often able to find common ground and work in a true spirit of bipartisanship.
The mayors' meeting runs from Friday June 24th to Monday, June 27th.
All business sessions are OPEN to the press unless otherwise indicated (EVENING EVENTS ARE CLOSED TO PRESS).
All press MUST register to attend the meeting at: http://usmayors.org/84thAnnualMeeting/press_registration.asp
On-site registration at the J.W. Marriott hotel will also be available during the meeting. ONLY reporters with proper, up-to-date press credentials will be allowed access.
For planning purposes, a DRAFT AGENDA and list of PRE-REGISTERED MAYORS will be available at www.usmayors.org.
The Conference is proud to announce that Airbnb is the title sponsor for this year's Annual Meeting. Founded in 2008, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world -- online or from a mobile phone or tablet. Airbnb's mission is to democratize travel by allowing anyone to belong anywhere. Most Airbnb hosts in the U.S. are middle class families, typically earning the equivalent of a 14% annual raise by sharing the home in which they live.
WHO: New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to Address The USCM 84th Annual Meeting
WHEN: Saturday, June 25, 2016 at 2 p.m. | Grand Ballroom 5/6, 3rd Level
WHERE: J.W. Marriott | 10 S. West St, Indianapolis, IN 46204 | 317-860-5800
About The United States Conference of Mayors -- The U.S. Conference of Mayors is the official nonpartisan organization of cities with populations of 30,000 or more. There are nearly 1,400 such cities in the country today, and each city is represented in the Conference by its chief elected official, the mayor. Like us on Facebook at facebook.com/usmayors, or follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/usmayors.