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2024 NCBEMO Summer Conference

July 27-28, 2024 | Rizzo Center | Chapel Hill, NC

We are excited to invite you to the 2024 NC Black Elected Municipal Officials (NCBEMO) Summer Conference that will take place at the Rizzo Center in Chapel Hill, NC.

Dear NCBEMO member,

We are excited for this year's NC Black Elected Municipal Officials (NCBEMO) Summer Conference that will take place at the Rizzo Center in Chapel Hill, NC.

We have a packed agenda with session topics you are sure to love, and on Saturday night participants will be bused to Downtown Durham for an evening of great music, heavy hors d'oeuvres, and local craft beer and wine from two outstanding black-owned businesses. 

We value your membership and look forward to seeing you in Chapel Hill/Durham!
Yours in Service,

Dontario Hardy
Mayor, City of Kinston

NCBEMO Member Registration

July 27-28, 2024 | Rizzo Center. Chapel Hill, NC

Important Conference Information:

Registration cutoff date: July 10, 2024

  • Registration opens at 8:30AM, and conference begins at 9:30AM on July 27th; End time: 3:30PM on July 28th
  • Location: Rizzo Center, 150 Dubose Home Ln, Chapel Hill, NC 27517
  • Spouses/guests are welcome to attend the night out in Durham on Saturday, however, they must be registered.
  • Failure to register by July 10th will result in an on-site registration cost of $450. 
  • Upon registration, a confirmation email will be sent with the booking link to reserve a hotel room at the Rizzo Center. Rooms will be available at the group rate on Friday, July 26th and Saturday, July 27th. 

NCBEMO Sponsorship Details

July 27-28, 2024 | Rizzo Center. Chapel Hill, NC

Sponsor Registration Deadline is July 10, 2024.

Sponsorship Selection:
All platinum, gold, and silver sponsorship levels must register at least one complimentary registrant, Friend of NC BEMO does not include a complimentary registrant. Depending on your chosen level of sponsorship, you may be entitled to additional complimentary registrants. The person being registered on this page counts as one of your complimentary registrations. 

Additional Important Information:

  • Sponsor add-on registrants beyond your complimentary registrations may be added during the sponsor registration process for a registration fee of $250 per person. 
  • Please email the following information to at the time of registration:
    • Company logo 
    • Brief company description
  • This website establishes sponsorship and provides registration for your attendees. We accept Visa, Mastercard or ACH payment methods (no checks or AMEX).
  • Hotel reservation booking link will be sent in your sponsorship registration confirmation email.

The Rizzo Center in Chapel Hill
Address: 150 Dubose Home Ln, Chapel Hill, NC 27517

Upon registration, you will receive a confirmation email that has the link to reserve your hotel room. If you have questions about this, please email

$189++ per night

Attendees will be bused from the Rizzo Center to Durham Bottling Co Downtown Durham for a night of music by DJ Shawn Alexander, local beer and wine, and heavy hors d'oeuvres.

You are welcome to bring a spouse/guest to the Saturday night activity in Durham, however, they MUST BE REGISTERED for the event. Each guest is a $125 registration, and they will be required to have their name tag on to enter. 

Friday, May 31st