Category: Local Gov Conferences

A Proven Economic Development Strategy

This guest blog by Ed McMahon is cross published on ELGL from the National Main Street Center blog, an ELGL All-In member. Ed is a Senior Resident Fellow at the Urban Land Institute in Washington, D.C. and Chairman of the National Main Street Center’s Board of Directors. Amazon recently announced the location of its second … Continued

Main Street Now Conference: March 25-27, 2019

This blog post presented in partnership with the National Main Street Center, an ELGL All-In Member! ELGL members are cordially invited to the Main Street Now Conference, hosted by the National Main Street Center, in Seattle, March 25 – 27, 2019. Convened annually, the Main Street Now Conference showcases implementable best practices, time-tested solutions and innovative … Continued

Learn More About UMAST

This guest post is by ELGL member Lauron Fischer, who is the conference organizer for the 2018 UMAST conference in San Antonio, Texas on November 8. Learn more about UMAST online and join this great organization for local government professionals located in the South Texas area. The Urban Management Association of South Texas (UMAST) is … Continued

UMAST Conference: November 8 in San Antonio

Updated: November 7 at 10:51 CST I’m sitting on the UTSA campus, finalizing the presentations for today’s #ELGLInspire and soaking in the college vibe. Seriously – the best part of my job is visiting campuses and being reminded of the hope and energy that universities exude. I’m really excited for today’s event – it’s our … Continued

OGFOA Fall Conference

I’m heading down to Salem, Oregon tomorrow for the OGFOA Fall Conference. They’ve graciously booked me two hours to talk about ELGL, our founding in Oregon, and the work we do with local governments around the country. I’m also helping with a speed coaching session they’re doing with conference attendees, focusing on the workforce needs … Continued

#PBB18 & #NDoCH

This is my running blog about two events ELGL is participating in this week: #PBB18 and #NDoCH: Friday, August 10, 2018 My day was full of traveling from Denver to San Francisco (with a hearty amount of airline delays thrown in) and reading as I prepare for tomorrow’s #NDoCH event. I will be live tweeting … Continued

Engaging Women in Public Service: Building Your Leadership Muscle

via GIPHY Hey hey ELGL fam! Today’s a big day for me… not only am I publishing my very first ELGL blog post, but I just landed in Winston-Salem, North Carolina to attend the Engaging Women in Public Service conference put on by the UNC School of Government. Yes, I am currently listening to Beyoncé’s … Continued

#CCCMA in Glenwood Springs, CO 2017

Greetings from the CCCMA Winter Conference in Glenwood Springs! It’s snowing and absolutely beautiful here. And the hospitality is off the charts. Beers and burgers last night at Doc Holliday’s Tavern, now… local government awesomeness. The conference started with a keynote by Bob Lavigna of CPS Consulting; he covered the gamut of why government should … Continued

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