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Attendees Have Even More to Look Forward to at This Year’s Annual Conference

Here Are the TOP 10 Reasons to Register

July 25, 2014
The League of California Cities’ Annual Conference & Expo is almost a month away.
 
Check out some of the recently added attractions and top ten reasons to register.

10.        Have your voice heard: Be sure that your city designates a voting delegate. Make a difference with your city’s vote on resolutions that impact your community. The voting delegate designation deadline is Friday, Aug. 15.
 
9.         Network: Connect with peers through a variety of groups including departments, divisions, and diversity caucuses.
 
8.         Pre-conference Sessions: New this year, the Annual Conference will offer pre-conference sessions prior to Wednesday’s keynote address including:
  • Understanding Public Service Ethics Laws and Principles (AB 1234 training);
  • Coping Strategies: How Cities Managed the Great Recession and are Positioned for the Future; and
  • City Talks — Sustainability — How California Cities are Leading the World and Beverly Hills Customer Service Initiatives.
7.         Easy Transportation: In addition to a shuttle service running throughout the conference from the Westin Bonaventure and JW Marriott to the convention center, Super Shuttle is offering a special League rate for attendees arriving from the airport. Use the discount code VZ77R to get 10 percent off of your total bill when you book your Super Shuttle online.
 
6.         Host City Reception: Take advantage of the opportunity to explore the Expo floor and meet with exhibitors while you enjoy a taste of what local food trends are putting Los Angeles on the map as a culinary pioneer.
 
5.         Value: Your registration fee includes admittance to nearly 50 educational sessions as well as a breakfast, two lunches, entry into the host city reception and Expo, and countless networking opportunities.
 
4.         Expo: The expo unites over 240 product and service providers, giving cities the tools to enhance, improve, reduce costs and heighten services within their communities.
 
3.         Take-away: The knowledge, education and professional development that you experience will resonate long after you leave the annual conference. Bring new energy to your professional life, upgrade your career skillset, and apply expert advice and lessons learned to your day-to-day responsibilities.
 
2.         Speakers: Top notch speakers will provoke thought and spark conversations among attendees. Keynote speakers Dr. Benjamin R. Barber and Michael Pritchard will provide inspiring and stimulating talks. Lean more about our keynote speakers on the League’s speaker website.
 
1.         Improve Your City: Learn with your colleagues who have successfully dealt with similar city issues while interacting with these officials at a variety of networking events.
 
Register now for your chance to take advantage of the Top 10.


 
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