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2019 Administrative Professionals Conference


Vancouver Island Conference Centre, 101 Gordon Street, Nanaimo, BC   V9R 5J8

This annual conference features sessions on how to thrive in times of change, manage your stress and difficult conversations, build a positive work environment, and learn to create your own outcome towards stronger and effective partnerships. This exciting conference will provide excellent networking and information sharing opportunities for all levels of local government administrative professional staff.

View the program brochure with learning objectives and register online before April 3, 2019.

Conference Rates

  • Early Bird Rates until March 11, 2019:  $710 +GST LGMA Member, $830 +GST Non-Member
  • Regular Rates from March 12 to April 3, 2019: $770 +GST LGMA Member, $885 +GST Non-Member

New to 2019: Become a First Time LGMA member for $150 and receive a $150 voucher towards any program offered in 2019. To be eligible, you must have either managerial or supervisory duties in your position. Review LGMA's Membership Policy 006-2016 for clarification.

Optional Activities Offered:

  • Wednesday, April 10, 3 - 4:30 p.m. Heritage Walk in Nanaimo - included in fee
  • Thursday, April 11, 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. Paint Nite - $20 for supplies


Cancellations and Refunds

Cancellations are accepted without penalty before registration closes on April 3, 2019. No refunds after April 3, however, registration is transferable.

Hotel Accommodations  

Hotel room blocks have been secured at two properties close to the Vancouver Island Conference Centre and are available until the room blocks are sold out:

  • Coast Bastion Hotel, 11 Bastion Street  (35 rooms) for room rates of $139 and $154. Please call 1.250.753.6601 and quote 'LGMA Room Block'. This room block is available until March 22, 2019, and is subject to availability.
  • Best Western Dorchester Hotel, 70 Church Street (40 rooms) for room rates ranging from $139 - $189. Please call 1.250.754.6835 and quote 'LGMA Room Block'. This room block is available until March 10, 2019, and is subject to availability.

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