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 20-22, 2023 | CEDAR RAPIDS
Annual Conference & Exhibit

The 2023 Annual Conference & Exhibit was held in Cedar Rapids and we hope all attendees, speakers, exhibitors and sponsors enjoyed the event. Check the various workshops in the Schedule of Events page to access presentations and handouts.

Save the date for our 2024 conference, which will be held September 18-20 in Sioux City!

Conference Details

Workshop Resources

Be sure to check out each workshop to find presentations and handouts from the conference.

Cedar Rapids Welcomes You

The city of Cedar Rapids is excited to welcome you! The League first visited Cedar Rapids for an Annual Conference in 1904.

Info on Continuing Education Credits

The Annual Conference offers credits and CLEs. Please contact League staff ( for assistance.

Thanks to all the great exhibitors for joining our “movies through the ages” themed Exhibit Hall this year! Looking for an exhibitor you met in Cedar Rapids? Check out this page to see who was there.

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.

Conference Attendee Press Release Template

Want to share your attendance at the Annual Conference with local media? Use our conference attendee press release template.

Info on Continuing Education Credits

The Annual Conference offers credits and CLEs. Please contact League staff ( for assistance.

Workshop Payment Policies

Future Conference Dates

Mark your calendar for our upcoming Annual Conference & Exhibit: 2024: Sioux City, September 18-20 | 2025: Des Moines, September 17-19 | 2026: Bettendorf, September 23-25 | 2027: Dubuque, September 22-24

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? We’re already planning for the 2024 conference and welcome your suggestions.

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