2019 Annual Conference & Exhibit

Save the Date for the 2019 Annual Conference & Exhibit in Dubuque, September 25-27. More information, including registration, will appear on this page as the event gets closer.

Workshop proposals and ideas​ should be submitted by February 1, 2019. Questions about workshop proposals may be sent to MbrSvcs@iowaleague.org or (515) 244-7282.

City OfficialsRegistration and the housing bureau open in May/June. 
Registration is required before making a hotel reservation! 

ExhibitorsGet 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
If your city completed a project in the 2018 calendar year, then apply for the All-Star Community Award.
More information and applications are available in the About the League tab.

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 Cities 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 'Cities Shine."