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Once you have registered for the Annual Conference you can build your own personal schedule. As you browse the ICMA Annual Conference website check the boxes next to the sessions and events that interest you then press the “Add to My Schedule” button in the lower right corner of this page.Then visit the "My Schedule" section of the site to view and "Print" your professional conference schedule.You must be logged into the website to build your personal schedule.

*If you have not registered for the Annual Conference, the “add to my schedule button” will take you through the event registration process.


Musicians Hall of Fame & Museum

Saturday, October 19 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Experience the only museum that honors the musicians that played on the greatest recordings of all time. From Hendrix to Hank and L.A. to Motown, interactive exhibits include the Stax Recording Studio, Muscle Shoals as well as the Nashville influence. Catch up with colleagues and enjoy drinks and hors d’oeuvres while exploring the museum and its many exciting exhibits. Adults, $35; youth ages 6–18, $30; under 6 free. Price includes light hors d’oeuvres, a drink ticket, entertainment, coordination, gratuities, and admission to the museum. Visit the Host Desk in the convention center before the party for restaurant information and dinner reservations.

Newcomers' Reception

Sunday, October 20 1:45 PM - 2:30 PM

Exhibit Hall Grand Opening: A Taste of Nashville

Sunday, October 20 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Experience the diversity of Nashville and Tennessee and delight in the area’s distinctive flavors with the opening of the ICMA Exhibit Hall in the Music City Center. The cost of the reception is included with the conference registration fee. Tickets for complimentary registrants are $45 for adults and $35 for youth ages 6–18: no charge for children under 6. Price includes hors d’oeuvres, coordination, and gratuities. Visit the Host Desk in the convention center before the party for restaurant information and dinner reservations.

Local Government Hispanic Network Dinner

Sunday, October 20 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

This event is taking place at the Union Station Hotel. Go to https://lghn.org/events/lghn-annual-dinner-2019/ to register.

Student Happy Hour

Sunday, October 20 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Students! Come network with each other prior to the equity mixer. Grab a complimentary beverage, and get to know other students passionate about local government!

ICMA and Friends Equity Mixer

Sunday, October 20 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Join ICMA, CivicPRIDE, the League of Women in Government, the National Forum for Black Public Administrators, the Local Government Hispanic Network, the International Network of Asian Public Administrators, ICMA veterans, the National Association of County Administrators, Engaging Local Government Leaders, the Government Alliance on Race and Equity and other friends for another mix and mingle with managers, up-and-comers, students, and everyone in between. All are invited to a networking mixer Sunday evening following the Opening General Session. Wear your name badge and bring your business cards!

CivicPRIDE Mixer

Monday, October 21 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Join CivicPRIDE, ELGL, and ICMA at the 5th annual mixer to celebrate another year of advancement for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA) professionals in city and county management. This is an outstanding opportunity to support and connect with friends and colleagues over pre-dinner refreshments. Look for registration details as we get closer to the conference.

Affiliate, Alumni, and State Association Receptions and Dinners

Monday, October 21 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Receptions will be held in the Omni Nashville Hotel. Tickets are not required for affiliate, alumni, and state receptions. To arrange a room for a Monday evening reception, contact Felicia Littky (flittky@icma.org) by July 3. If you’re planning a state or affiliate organization dinner for Monday evening and need restaurant suggestions, please visit visitmusiccity.com/meetings/venues or contact Visit Music City’s Customer Service Center at 615-259-4700. The concierge line is available Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. (CT) and Friday, 8 a.m.–4 p.m. (CT).

Tuesday Evening Event: Wildhorse Saloon

Tuesday, October 22 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Spend the evening reconnecting with friends at this world-famous music and dance destination located in the heart of Music City’s entertainment district. Learn to line dance early, then hit the floor with an ’80s dance band to close the evening. Attendees will enjoy a full buffet dinner and drink tickets. Adults, $45; youth ages 6–16, $35; under 6 free. Price includes dinner, venue rental, entertainment, production, coordination, and gratuities.