LGMA - Local Government Management Association of British Columbia

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2017 Conference & AGM


Location:  Penticton Trade & Convention Centre, 273 Power Street, Penticton, BC   250.490.2460

The LGMA Annual Conference is a three-day professional development event bringing together 300+ local government officials to explore best practices, innovative solutions, and future trends in the field of local government.  The event features keynote presentations, in-depth workshops, and concurrent education sessions.   

Program & Registration

Program Brochure       Online Registration 

       Click on brochure for FULL PROGRAM AGENDA:        

Pre-Conference Workshop Offerings, May 16 - click on links below for detailed descriptions:

Travel & Accommodations

OFFICIAL CONFERENCE HOTEL:  Penticton Lakeside Resort Convention Centre & Casino, 21 Lakeshore Drive W, Penticton, BC  Tel. 250.493.8221

Hotel Room Block: Standard Parkview $150, Standard Beachview $160, Standard Lakeview $170
Call for Reservations: 1.800.663.9400 and quote 'Local Government Management Association'.
Rates in effect until March 30, 2017. Conference room block is filling up fast!

If accommodation is full, please contact a hotel close to the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre: Penticton Ramada, Sandman Hotel Penticton  (however, LGMA does not have a room block at these hotels).

FLIGHT DISCOUNTS:  The LGMA Conference is pleased to partner with airlines to offer special delegate discounts for travel from May 9-25:  

AIR CANADA, the official airline for the Conference, is providing discounts on eligible fares. To qualify you must enter promotion code VNEB8KM1 when booking online. Terms & Conditions:

  • Excludes Tango fares.
  • Only for bookings made to Penticton; bookings originating in Penticton are not eligible.

WESTJET is also offering delegates 10% discounts off the base fare (taxes, fees, and charges are extra). To qualify, use coupon code LYMDDGP when booking online (if booking through a travel agent use promo code YLW01). Blackout dates May 18-19, 22-23. 


2017 Tradeshow Information
2017 Tradeshow Exhibitor Terms and Conditions

2017 Tradeshow Exhibitor Floor Plan

Tradeshow Registration Now Open

Exhibitor Booth Drapery Colours will be as follows:

  • Booths 1 through 7: Burgundy
  • Booths 8 through 13: Hunter Green
  • Booths 14 through 18: Plum
  • Booths 19 through 25: Violet

Showtime Contracting Services and Forms

Exhibitor Fees:

  • Tradeshow Booth $1570+GST before March 24, 2017; $1625+GST after March 24
  • Additional Delegate $645+GST before March 24, 2017; $700+GST after March 24


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