League of California Cities® to Host Annual Conference in Long Beach, Sept. 12–14

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Sep. 10, 2018

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Media Advisory: League of California Cities® to Host Annual Conference in Long Beach, Sept. 12–14


MEDIA ADVISORY
 
League of California Cities® to Host Annual Conference in Long Beach, Sept. 12–14
 
What: The League of California Cities® Annual Conference will be held in Long Beach, Wednesday, Sept. 12 through Friday, Sept. 14. More than 1,800 mayors, council members, city officials and staff will be on-hand to attend educational sessions and discuss solutions to the common challenges California cities.
 
As part of the 2018 Annual Conference & Expo the League will be celebrating the organization’s 120 year anniversary and the generations of California city leaders leading the way in building resilient communities that deliver high quality services to their residents.   
 
Where: Long Beach Convention Center, 300 East Ocean Boulevard
 
When: Sept. 12–14, 2018
 
Topics of Interest
  • Housing
  • Disaster Preparedness
  • Economic Development
  • Pensions and Unfunded Liabilities
  • Diversity
  • Cannabis Regulation
  • Transportation 
Featured Keynote Speakers
  • Drew Dudley, founder and Chief Catalyst of Day One Leadership and author of This is Day One: A Practical Guide to Leadership Matters, Wednesday, Sept. 12, Opening General Session, 1:30–3:30 p.m.
  • Paul Mitchell, Gale Kaufman, John Thomas, Predictions with Purpose: Looking into the 2018 Election Crystal Ball, Thursday, Second General Session, Sept. 13, 9:45–11:45 a.m. 
Honors and Recognitions
  • Helen Putnam Award for Excellence, will be given to 14 cities in recognition of their innovations in 12 categories of city services, Wednesday, Sept. 12, Opening General Session, 1:30–3:30 p.m.
  • Lifetime Achievement Award, will be given Wednesday, Sept. 12, Opening General Session, 1:30–3:30 p.m.
  • Beacon Award, will be given to eight cities in recognition of their efforts to address climate change, Thursday, Sept. 13, Second General Session, 9:45–11:45 a.m. 
Media Attendance
 
Members of the press can attend the League’s annual conference at no cost, but they must come to the registration desk to receive a press pass.
 
More Information
 
For additional information, please visit www.cacities.org/ac.

Established in 1898, the League of California Cities is a nonprofit statewide association that advocates for cities with the state and federal governments and provides education and training services to elected and appointed city officials.
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