National Events

Inter-American Conference of Mayors and Local Authorities

Hosted by Miami-Dade County and Florida International University
June 17-20, 2019
Hilton Miami Downtown
Miami, Florida
Register before June 7, 2019
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LGHN Dinner at ICMA Conference

Sunday, October 20, 2019, 6:30 Reception | 7:15 Dinner
Union Station Hotel
1001 Broadway
Nashville, Tennessee

Registration open mid-June

International City/County Management Association

105th Annual Conference
Nashville, Tennessee │October 20-23, 2019

Registration Opens June 2019

About ICMA Annual Conference

The largest gathering of local government professionals in the world.

Each year, through its highly praised Annual Conference, ICMA continues its tradition of offering an abundance of educational, information-sharing, and networking tools to help you manage your community in today’s complex environment.

ICMA’s President invites you to join us at the ICMA Annual Conference, where you’ll get the tools, tips, information, and resources you pick up at the conference—in addition to the opportunities for professional and personal renewal and networking—are more important than ever.

In addition to daily keynote sessions, educational and Solutions Track sessions, roundtable discussions, ICMA University workshops and forums, field demonstrations, and numerous demonstrations of technology applications that you have come to expect, ICMA’s Annual Conference will offer you new opportunities to help fulfill your commitment to career-long learning. You will hear about the innovative ideas and practical strategies you need to deal with the challenges facing local governments today. ICMA’s Annual Conference is an educational and networking opportunity that you can’t afford to miss!


CLICK HERE to learn more about the 105th ICMA Conference in Nashville.


National Forum for Black Public Administrators

Since 1984, NFBPA has held an Annual Conference or FORUM conducted each April, attracting more than 1,000 African American public officials for an intensive skills-building and professional development program. The conference is recognized throughout the industry as one of the most important training activities available to public administrators. It is widely acclaimed for the intense training opportunities provided and the caliber of national experts featured.

The 2020 NFBPA conference will be April 15-19, 2020 in Austin, TX