Annual Conference & Exhibit

Our largest educational offering of the year, this three-day event draws hundreds of city officials from all corners of Iowa

September 28-30, 2022 | WATERLOO
Annual Conference & Exhibit

The 2022 Iowa League of Cities Annual Conference & Exhibit will be held at the Waterloo Convention Center at Sullivan Brothers Plaza, located at 200 West Fourth Street in Waterloo. Registration is now open and the housing bureau opens on June 8. Registration is required before making hotel reservations.

Conference Details

Schedule of Events

Find information on workshops, general sessions and more. Be sure to check out each workshop to find presentations and handouts closer to the event. Plan to download the Conference App available this summer.

Waterloo Welcomes You

Waterloo Mayor Quentin Hart and city staff are excited to welcome you to Waterloo! After 21 years since being in Waterloo for the League conference, they are excited to show off all of the changes their city has made. From mobile tours to fireworks at the RiverLoop Amphitheatre Waterloo is ready.

Parking, Directions and Hotels

The event is being held at the Waterloo Convention Center at Sullivan Brothers Plaza, located at 200 West Fourth Street in Waterloo. Parking is available around the facility, including free parking at a city ramp on Commercial Street that is connected to the convention center via skywalk. Attendees are responsible for their own housing reservations through the Housing Bureau and must submit a conference registration before making a reservation within the League’s room block at any hotel.

Are you ready to rock?! Join us for the rock n’ roll themed Exhibit Hall and check out the latest products, tools and services from companies and organizations that work with cities.

Additional Conference Resources

Award Applicants

Know someone who should receive the Hall of Fame or Rhonda Wood Smith awards? Want to apply for CEMO recognition? In addition check out the People’s All-Star Community competition on Facebook starting later this summer.

Voting Delegate Form

The League’s Annual Business Meeting is held during the conference. Mayors in attendance, or their designees, may vote on League business. Fill out the Voting Delegate form if your city wishes to have a voting representative at the Annual Business Meeting.

Get Credit & CEUs

The Annual Conference offers credits and CLEs. More information will be available this summer on how to obtain credit.

Workshop Payment Policies

Questions on how to make a payment? Need to cancel? Find answers to all of your questions.

Future Conference Dates

Mark your calendar for our upcoming Annual Conference & Exhibit: 2023: Cedar Rapids, September 20-22 | 2024: Sioux City, September 18-20 | 2025: Des Moines, September 17-19

Submit a Workshop Proposal

Do you have a great educational workshop idea for one of our training events? Is there a topic you would like more training on? Our 2022 conference workshops are set for the year but we are always taking ideas for future conferences.

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