2019 Conference

The 2019 Annual Conference & Exhibit will be September 25-27 in Dubuque.
City Officials
The event is being held at the Grand River Center, 500 Bell Street in Dubuque.
Registration is now open. The housing bureau opens June 17. 
Registration is required before making a hotel reservation!
Get ready for the luau-themed exhibit hall! Learn more about all the ways to reach city officials in the Marketplace.
Award Applicants
Know someone who should receive the Hall of Fame or Rhonda Wood Smith awards? Want to apply for CEMO recognition? More information and applications are available in the About the League tab. In addition check out the People's All-Star Community competition on Facebook starting later this summer.
About the Annual Conference & Exhibit
The League’s Annual Conference & Exhibit is the largest training in the state designed specifically for Iowa’s elected and appointed city officials. The conference also includes ample opportunity to network with peers and learn from one another. When you attend the Annual Conference & Exhibit you’ll have the opportunity to:
  • Choose from nearly 40 education workshops and trainings.
  • Connect with city officials to learn new ideas.
  • Find resources to help your City Shine.
  • Adopt the League’s legislative priorities for the next session.
  • Become better at helping to lead and serve your community.
From nuisance property to city budgets and economic development, the information, training and connections at the League’s Annual Conference & Exhibit can help make your City Shine.