LGMA - Local Government Management Association of British Columbia

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2018 Conference & AGM

Strong Roots, Bright Future, May 15-17, 2018

Victoria Conference Centre

720 Douglas Street, Victoria, BC

We gratefully acknowledge that we are gathering on the traditional territories of the Lekwungen people (Esquimalt and Songhees Nations). 

Conference Keynote Speakers include, Dr. Shimi Kang, Carol Anne Hilton, and Joe Gerstandt.


Review the full conference brochure for complete session details and register online today.

Catch the 'Early Bird' registration rates before March 23 for big savings! Last day to register for program is May 8, 2018. 

Sample Letter - Request to Attend LGMA 2018.docx 


Preview the detailed workshop agendas and information on the following pre-conference workshops:

Plan to attend this excellent training and networking opportunity!                              

A three-day professional development event, the LGMA Conference will bring together 300+ local government officials from all regions of British Columbia 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.

You can keep up to date on conference news by following us on Twitter @LGMABC hashtag #lgma2018.  


The event will take place at the Victoria Conference Centre, conveniently located in the heart of downtown Victoria at 720 Douglas Street. Victoria is well served by transportation options...go the ferry route for a relaxing, scenic cruise, hop on a float plane or helicopter and enjoy breathtaking aerial views, or fly directly to Victoria International Airport.


Delegate room blocks are available at the Fairmont Empress Hotel, which is adjacent to the Conference Centre. Special conference rates are offered beginning at $219 plus taxes (rates in effect until April 20). Please call the Reservations Department directly at 250-384-8111 or Global Reservation Centre at 1-800-441-1414 (please identify yourself as being with the 'Local Government Management Association group').  

The LGMA Conference is pleased to partner with airlines to offer special discounts for travel from May 8-24:

AIR CANADA, the official airline for the Conference, is providing delegates with discounts on eligible fares to Victoria, Vancouver, or Nanaimo. To qualify you must enter promotion code Y3QFZK81 when booking online at www.aircanada.com. Note: excludes Tango fares.

WESTJET is also offering delegates 10% discounts off Econo and Plus base fares. To qualify, please visit www.westjet.com and use coupon code HTSV0QQ (must book by May 8).  



Partnership with the 2018 LGMA Conference is an opportunity for you to develop your area of business and tell our members, who are key decision makers in their organizations, about your importance to the municipal sector.  Exciting opportunities exist as either a sponsor, exhibitor, or both!

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