2019 ICMA AC

TS Heads to Tennessee for ICMA’s Annual Conference

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2019 ICMA ACTripepi Smith President Ryder Todd Smith will head to the International City/County Management Association (ICMA)’s 105th Annual Conference in Nashville, TN this October.

“The ICMA West Coast Regional Conference this past March blew me away with its adherence to the theme of innovation; I look forward to the continued line of conversation that’s likely coming up at the ICMA Annual Conference,” said Ryder. “It’ll be four days of learning and connecting with some of the top minds in local government across the world.”

ICMA’s annual conference is the largest event dedicated to local government management professionals. The conference, which will run from Oct. 20-23 at the Nashville Music City Center, will help attendees develop educational, information sharing and networking skills crucial in the local government space.

Over 4,000 attendees representing many different levels of local government from cities, towns and counties around the world are registered for the event. Attendees can choose between a broad offering of sessions that focus on six core themes: civic health, equity and inclusion, innovation, leadership, personal professional development and sustainability.

Outside of the sessions, professionals will have the opportunity to connect at numerous networking events. The conference also features presentations from four keynote speakers, including Jake Wood, the CEO of a non-profit that recruits military veterans to assist in disaster zones, and Bonnie St. John, a former official from the Bush White House and Paralympic skiing medalist.

About ICMA

ICMA’s vision is to be the leading association of local government professionals dedicated to creating and supporting thriving communities throughout the world. The organization works with more than 11,000 members to identify and speed the adoption of leading local government practices in order to improve the lives of residents.  ICMA offers membership, professional development programs, research, publications, data and information, technical assistance, and training to thousands of city, town, and county chief administrative officers, their staffs, and other organizations throughout the world.

About Tripepi Smith

Tripepi Smith is a marketing, technology and public affairs firm located in Orange County, CA. Its clients include for-profit, nonprofit and public agencies throughout the state of California. Its unique mix of marketing and technology prowess provides a competitive advantage for organizations seeking to leverage the internet to achieve their communication goals. The firm also provides full content creation services, including: ghost writing, collateral development, photography, video production, search engine marketing, search engine optimization, email marketing campaigns and website design and execution. Tripepi Smith clients include: City of Culver City, City of Rolling Hills Estates, City of Tracy, City of Cupertino, City of Duarte, City of Daly City, City of La Cañada Flintridge, City of Santa Ana, City of Paramount, City of El Cerrito, City of Indian Wells, City of Yuba City, NHA Advisors, Cal Choice, California Joint Powers Insurance Authority, Rowland Water District, Valley Water Company, California Contract Cities Association, California City Management Foundation, League of California Cities, Institute for Local Government, Renne Public Law Group, Inland Empire Utilities Agency and Climatec Energy Services.