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Don’t miss this pre-conference event, where you'll learn how other communities deliver services, engage residents, and plan for the future.
The ICMA Annual Conference is the largest annual event in the world for local government managers and staff.
ICMA Coaching Program Webinar Series
One day workshop for women and people who support women in local government. Presented by ICMA and the League of Women in Government. Everyone is welcome!
ICMA strives to ensure that our members and the overall profession reflects the diversity of the people we serve.
Coaching helps everyone benefit from sharing best practices and gaining perspectives from others with a fresh perspective.
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The principles outlined in the ICMA Code of Ethics and enforced by the Rules of Procedure govern the conduct of every member of ICMA.
ICMA provides personal and financial support for members who have been fired, forced to resign or otherwise involuntarily separated.
An initial list of resources for managers considering their next life phase.
ICMA's Voluntary Credentialing Program recognizes professional local government managers and promotes lifelong learning.
What role will you play in shaping the future of the local government profession?ICMA's NextUp initiative is a multifaceted approach to developing and growing the local government management profession, those who aspire to serve in leadership roles, and the organizations and communities they serve. NextUp promotes membership in ICMA, which provides access to important resources and a professional network that can help local government staff achieve their leadership goals.THE NextUp Initiative is for...Local government managers who know the ability to successfully lead their communities includes a strong organization supported by skilled and ethical staff membersLocal government staff who desire to develop their professional skills, excel within their organization and advance to local government leadership rolesYou Are NextUp. Get Started Below.ManagersStaff
ICMA offers affordable membership for entry-level, mid-management and department directors.
ICMA offers an academic membership for students, full-time academics, and interns.
ICMA's services and resources provide a global context for over 400 members outside the United States representing over 30 countries.
ICMA is proud to have a membership base of over 10,000+ local government management professionals.
Reach out to a new member in your area, get up-to-date contact information or find members by jurisdiction.
Groups provide local government professionals the opportunity to connect with colleagues, discuss a shared interest, or collaborate on a project.
Resources for short and long term emergency management can be located within this ICMA Smart Search.
From Life, Well Run comes six stories of managers bringing their communities through disasters to a more sustainable future.
ICMA Mountain Plains Regional Director Karen Daly has collected accounts from several managers, most of whom are still grappling with the long-term recovery process.
Leaders must have the courage of their convictions. What they really need are core values.
Five key steps that are emerging as the core elements of a process focused on building public trust.
This week, the ICMA Blog highlights the most innovative public safety ideas in local government. See what you may have missed!
Five things local governments need to know about the sharing economy.
Check out the best ideas in local government this week that you might have missed!
To gain a better understanding of the energy challenges, ICMA conducted a survey in 2019 with Indiana University's O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs.
It's a testament to what happens when a city like Nashville embraces inclusion, equity, collaboration, and a shared vision.
For MPA students at College of Charleston, USC, or Clemson who are interested in a local government career.
ICMA’s 2019 Annual Conference wrapped up with the Celebration of Service and keynote address from Google X cultural alchemist Gina Rudan.
Bonnie St. John—Paralympic athlete, Fortune 500 business consultant, and former White House official—discussed the concept of micro-resilience.
Hear more from our Monday featured speaker at the 2019 Annual Conference.
We're looking forward to hearing from Gina Rudan, our Wednesday morning keynote speaker at the 2019 Annual Conference.