Wednesday, September 27, 2023

2023 Adirondack Common Ground Alliance Annual Forum

The 2023 Adirondack Common Ground Alliance Annual Forum is hosted in collaboration with Adirondack Association of Towns & Villages.

Join us Friday, Oct. 20 for the 2023 Adirondack Common Ground Alliance Annual Forum, in collaboration with AATV. This in-person event will again be held at Gore Mountain in North Creek.

Get ready for a day filled with insightful discussions, engaging presentations, and networking opportunities. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to connect with like-minded individuals and contribute to the future of the Adirondacks. Register here

Your ticket includes access to both the morning panel discussions hosted by subject-matter experts and government leaders, a boxed lunch, and the ability to participate in the afternoon Breakout Groups that will inform this year’s Blueprint for the Blue Line.

Draft Agenda

8:30 a.m.: Registration, Networking, and Coffee

9:15 a.m.: Welcome and Introductions

10:00 a.m.: Panel Discussion 1

Panel 1A – Workforce Housing Funding: What are the funding tools of which you need to be aware of, or the funding opportunities of which you might not be aware?

Panel 1B – Broadband/Cellular: Ongoing challenges, what communities need to know, and advocate for adequate coverage in our communities.

Panel 1C – Climate and Community opportunities: Bond Act funding is on its way, how can we meet some of our most profound community needs?

11:00 a.m.: Panel Discussion 2

Panel 2A – Workforce Housing Tools: What does it mean to be a pro-housing community? Addressing zoning barriers, opportunities, identifying housing problems, and overcoming challenges.

Panel 2B – Invasive Species: Broad overview of the threats and opportunities Adirondack communities face, both aquatic and terrestrial. How can we can seek sustainable solutions to these persistent problems in our communities?

Panel 2C – Regional Thinking Through State Projects: How does Bond Act funding work in parallel with the Environmental Protection Fund? How do we collaborate to truly elevate the region?

12:00 p.m.: Networking Lunch

1:30 p.m.: Breakout Groups

3:45 p.m.: Debrief and Closing Remarks

4:15 p.m.: Group Photo and Reception

2023 Annual Forum Sponsorship Levels

Special Underwriters – $3,000

Premier logo placement on CGA website, event program & event banner

Ten participant passes to the 2023 Forum


Headline – $1,000

Logo placement on CGA website, event program & event banner

Three participant passes to the 2023 Forum


Top Tier – $500

Logo placement on CGA website & event banner

Two participant passes to the 2023 Forum


Supporting – $250

Logo placement on CGA website & event banner

One participant pass to the 2023 Forum


To complete a sponsorship form or for any questions about sponsoring CGA please contact or visit

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3 Responses

  1. Joe Martens says:

    Unless I missed it, there is no date listed for the CGA event at Gore.

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