The ICMA conference in Columbus, Ohio, is almost here! Polco has fun and informative events and sessions each day that explore the biggest issues and questions local governments face in 2022. Join us at these events that you won’t want to miss. Schedule a meeting or stop by the Exhibit Hall and say hello at booth 633.
The pandemic, polarization, civil unrest, and economic challenges have put a strain on trust in government. Explore current trust-related trends and steps you can take to regain your residents' confidence.Pre-registration is required.
Developing a sustainable performance measurement process and relevant performance metrics can be challenging. Discover a better approach to establishing a data-driven, value-based, sustainable performance measurement process. Pre-registration required.
Come party with Polco! For the festivities, we are hosting a magical kick off to the conference. Enjoy a magician performance, free local craft beer and wine, as well as small bites and entertainment. Don’t miss out. Capacity is limited! RSVP.
During the event, the League of Women in Government (LWG) and Polco will reveal this year's Leadership Trailblazer Award winner. This award honors a woman who is not only an exceptional leader, but also inspires and supports other women in local government. Pre-registration required.
Convention Center, Exhibit Hall B, Polco Booth 633
2:00–2:30 p.m. EST
The GPAL partnership is one of the biggest collaborative efforts in local government performance measurement to date. Media can ask Polco CEO and Senior VP of Innovation questions about GPAL during our press conference. All are invited to observe.
Social media presents a divided and distorted picture of American opinions. The good news is there are practices and tools local governments can use to find out what most residents really think about their communities. Learn how to bring balance into community engagement and decision-making.
Many factors contribute to community livability: design, housing, safety, and many others. But these categories are not created equal. We'll reveal aspects of community livability are most important to residents based on decades of survey research.
Maintaining resilience is more important than ever for women of color in the local government profession. Learn how you can recover from difficulties and challenges with resiliency in your professional and personal life.
Safety is the top priority for community members. But what do residents think are the most important priorities for police leaders and public officials? Discover trends in public safety and what residents want their local governments to focus on most.