StartUp Zone

Are you an innovative startup that provides mobility, finance, or public safety products or services to local governments?

You’re invited to exhibit in the StartUp Zone at the 2019 ICMA Annual Conference to showcase your technology and meet new local government management professionals.

The StartUp Zone is an opportunity for start-up companies to showcase their new and innovative solutions to ICMA conference attendees in a specially-designated area in the Exhibit Hall.

If your company is selected, you will be charged a fee of $1,000 to participate, which includes space in the StartUp Zone for your company to participate and market in ICMA promotional pieces.

The StartUp Zone will be open for attendees during the Exhibit Hall hours:

  • Sunday, October 20: 5pm-7pm
  • Monday, October 21: 9:30am-4:00pm
  • Tuesday, October 22: 9:30am-2pm

Who Qualifies for the StartUp Zone?

Founded three years ago or less.
Technology focused
(digital products or services)
(addresses local communities market needs)

Exhibit in the StartUp Zone at the 2019 ICMA Annual Conference by
applying on or before Thursday, August 29.

Submit the application form below.

Focus Area (required)
MobilityFinancePublic SafetyOther

Age of Business (required)
Less than 3 years3 or more years

Do you have a prototype and demo? (required)
I have a working prototype and demoI have a working prototype but do not have a demoI don't have a working prototype or demo

How are you funded? (required)
Venture Capital FundedFriends & FamilySeed RoundAngel RoundSeries ASeries BSeries CPublicly Listed

Are you part of an Accelerator or Incubator? (required)

Are you an existing ICMA strategic partner? (required)

Do you have active public sector clients? (required)

Questions about the StartUp Zone?

Contact Jeremy Figoten at or call 202-962-3646.