We Want Everyone, Everywhere to Join the World’s Largest Conference for Local Government Leaders

Offering both in-person and on-demand options, we invite you to be part of the 2023 ICMA Annual Conference all and join fellow local government leaders in Austin, TX, September 30-October 4, 2023. The 2023 ICMA Annual Conference is your global gateway to network with your peers, gain leadership skills and practical approaches for improving local government.

2023 ICMA: Austin

The 2023 ICMA Annual Conference brings the local government community together for unparalleled leadership and professional development, networking, best-in-class programming, and more!

Inspirational keynote speakers with diverse backgrounds and expertise

New tools and techniques presented by experts in the local government management profession

Networking opportunities with local government professionals from around the world

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International ICMA Member
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Regular Rate


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International Non-Member
(non-U.S., non-Canada)

Regular Rate


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Registration Includes

  • Access to keynotes, featured speakers, and over 110 educational breakout sessions and roundtables featuring 5 content tracks

  • Most education sessions and General Sessions will be recorded. All recorded sessions will be available On Demand for registered attendees.

  • An Exhibit Hall featuring companies showcasing the latest and greatest in local government innovations, attendee engagement opportunities and much more!
  • Exhibit Hall Grand Opening Reception
  • Attendee lunches Monday/Tuesday, coffee breaks and networking opportunities
  • Peer-to-peer networking

  • Team/Group discounts for 5 or more attendees
Experience Details
Saturday Night Reception Available for an additional fee »
Tuesday Night Networking Event Available for an additional fee »
ICMA Micro-Certification Sessions Available for an additional fee »
Mobile Workshops Available for an additional fee »
Sporting Events Available for an additional fee »

If you have questions or seek assistance with funding, please don’t hesitate to reach out to conferenceteam@icma.org.

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Visa Information and Requirements

If you require a visa to visit the United States, it is recommended that you apply as soon as travel to the 2023 Annual Conference is contemplated. Visit the U.S. State Department website for complete information.

Letter of Invitation

If required, you may download a general letter of invitation to participate.


2023 ICMA: On Demand

For those unable to attend the conference in-person, all on demand recordings will be available for purchase.

(non-U.S., non-Canada)

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Included Experiences

  • Online access to all on-demand recordings

  • Team/Group discounts for 5 or more attendees

Sessions for International Attendees

This is a sampling of the sessions relevant to attendees from the International Community.

Alternating Between Floods and Drought – The Role of Chennai City in Mitigating and Adapting to Climate Change


Leading in a Complex Political Environment in Northern Ireland


Political vs. Administrative Dichotomy in Local Government – A View from Africa


Ramallah’s Resilience Journey, How We Learned From Different International Best Practices and We Created Our Own City Vision


US and European Local Government Programs and Services Supporting Refugees, Immigrants and Asylum Seekers


Questions About How to Attend?

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  • If you are requesting registration assistance or have any other questions, please type your request in the box below and an ICMA staff member will contact you.