Category: Annual Conference

#ELGL18 Lodging Options

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Golden Hotel Reservation link Call 303-279-0100, reference “ELGL” room block Room rate: $216/night [/vc_column_text][vc_separator color=”orange” border_width=”4″][vc_column_text] SOLD OUT   Table Mountain Inn Room rate: $179/night LINK ONLINE BOOKING CODE: ELGL18 Place specific code above into the “ACCESS CODE/IATA” box and hit the “search for availability” and the rooms options that are available will populate. … Continued

#ELGL18: Golden, Colorado

#ELGL18 tickets go on sale at 5:00 p.m. PDT on September 22, 2017. If you liked #ELGLPopUps, you’re going to love #ELGL18. You can anticipate awesome tours of spaces unique to Colorado local government, like weed farms, mountaineering complexes, and renewable energy centers. We’re also going to introduce attendee-led meetups, where our members can connect … Continued

The Complete Conference Survival Pack

This guest post is by ELGL member Angelica Wedell with the National Research Center, Inc. Conference season is here! Which means it’s time to pack your bags and prepare to dedicate some time to professional development and networking. While attending these big events do wonders for your career, a marathon of jam-packed schedules, traveling stress … Continued

Six Pack of Engagement Case Studies

#ELGL17 sponsor and all-in member Bang the Table provides the latest resources on citizen engagement. Learn more by contacting Matt Crozier – matt@bangthetable.com or Casey Earp –  casey@bangthetable.com. Case Studies Resilient Together: As part of the 100 Resilient Cities network, the City of Boulder uses EngagementHQ to educate citizens on resiliency and gather ideas on how … Continued

Survey: Should ELGL Conferences Include a Vendor Hall?

We want your opinion. We traditionally have shied away from including a vendor hall at events. We’d rather have vendors actively engaged in the conference – attending sessions, participating in panels, or meeting other attendees in a more informal setting. Please complete this short survey in which we’ll use the results to guide our decision. … Continued

14 Ways to Make Local Government More Accessible

This guest reflection is by ELGL member and NRC Marketing Manager Angelica Wedell. “OPEN” is a four-letter-word, but one that local governments today need no longer avoid. Making the profession more accessible is a major talking point for ELGL (Engaging Local Government Leaders), and was a recurring motif at the recent conference in Detroit. Keynote speakers … Continued

#ELGL17: The #21Percent Presentation

This #ELGL17 reflection is by Libby Seguin, a newly-minted second year student in the UNC MPA program, and an #ELGL17 speaker. Here’s her reflection on her Detroit experience. Our spring semester at UNC MPA was a stark contrast between our experience in Detroit and at #ELGL17. We ended a heavy theoretical and challenging semester the … Continued

Share your #ELGL17 feedback!

Create your own user feedback survey Kirsten WyattI’m the co-founder and executive director of ELGL. I love my job. Other things I love: local government, my family, my dog Michael Jordan, sandwiches, naps, books, and skee-ball. http://elgl.org

#ELGL17: What’s Going On with Henry Outlaw, Eastern Michigan University

#ELGL17: Agenda, Facebook Group, Guest List, Hotels, Partners, Register, Sponsorships and Twitter List Meet #ELGL17 attendees. Henry Outlaw Eastern Michigan University Before you leave for #ELGL17, what’s the biggest project facing you at work? Work? I’m a grad student, finding work is my project (please excuse my shameless self promotion). Window, middle, or aisle – which is your … Continued

#ELGL17: What’s Going On with Michael Boettercher, Macomb Community Action

#ELGL17: Agenda, Facebook Group, Guest List, Hotels, Partners, Register, Sponsorships and Twitter List Meet #ELGL17 attendees. Michael Boettcher Associate Planner at Macomb Community Action Before you leave for #ELGL17, what’s the biggest project facing you at work? Biggest project: closing out old CDBG build projects Window, middle, or aisle – which is your preferred seat on an airplane? … Continued

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