2018 Governor's Conference on Housing and Economic Development

Join us for the 2018 Governor's Conference on Housing and Economic Development

Governor Phil Murphy 

It's an exciting time in New Jersey as we strive for innovative approaches to affordable housing, job creation, and building a stronger and fairer economy. This year’s conference will build on those themes, spurring new ideas, stimulating discussion and thought-provoking solutions as we move ahead to create a strong future for New Jersey.

Now in its 22nd year, the conference takes place October 2-3 and is hosted by the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs, the New Jersey Housing and Mortgage Finance Agency and the New Jersey Economic Development Authority.

Announcing the 2018
Keynote Speaker:
Governor Phil Murphy

Governor Murphy has embarked on an ambitious agenda focused on building a stronger, fairer New Jersey with a goal of rejuvenating the state’s economy. His vision includes investing in innovation, infrastructure, clean energy, and lifting wages for working men and women. He also has made a deep commitment to education, ensuring health care accessibility, and increasing opportunities for housing affordable to all residents. We are excited to welcome Governor Murphy to the Governor's Conference on Housing and Economic Development! Learn more and see Governor Murphy's full biography on the speakers page.

This year will be transformative in New Jersey, and the conference is an exciting opportunity to be part of the key discussions and developments happening across our state.

We’re looking forward to a great turnout!


New This Year: Hall of Fame Reception

The conference kicks off with a Hall of Fame Reception at which a 2018 Housing and Economic Development Hall of Fame Award will be presented. Learn more about the award and reception here.


Register On-Site for Just $275!

On-site registration will be available beginning at
7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 2, 2018 at a cost of $275.
(CREDIT CARD PAYMENTS OR PURCHASE ORDERS ONLY. No cash or invoicing will be accepted.) Visit the Register Now page for more details.

Trade Show

Explore our trade show exhibition area, featuring products and services from businesses and organizations that serve the housing and economic development community.

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Join the Atlantic City Bus Tour

Join the tour and witness firsthand the exciting
examples of business and neighborhood
revitalization efforts being made in the region and take away information that you can implement in your own community!

Discounted Hotel Rates

Make your reservation by 5 p.m. on Monday, September 10, 2018 and pay just $129! Our block of rooms is located in the renovated Waterfront Tower, which is closest to the Conference Center. Get the best rate when booking through the conference: our rooms are not subject to a resort fee.

Reserve your room online at https://aws.passkey.com/go/SH10GV8 or by calling Harrah's Atlantic City at 1-888-516-2215. Use group code SH10GV8 when reserving your room.


See the Agenda page for the detailed schedule.

  • When

  • Tuesday, October 2, 2018 - Wednesday, October 3, 2018

  • Where

  • Harrah's Resort Atlantic City - Conference Center First Floor
    777 Harrah's Blvd.
    Atlantic City, New Jersey 08401
    (888) 516-2215

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