Conferences & Events

2019 CGMC Summer Conference: July 24-26 in Bemidji

Registration is now open! Please register at The deadline to register is July 17. See this CONFERENCE AGENDA & VENUE INFORMATION for more detailed information about the conference.

HOTEL INFORMATION – Please note that attendees are responsible for their own hotel reservations. The Country Inn & Suites in Bemidji has a block of rooms reserved for CGMC Summer Conference attendees at a discounted rate of $114-$139 (plus tax) per night, depending on room type. Call the hotel at 218-441-4800 to make a reservation. The block closes July 1.  

Promote your business or organization by being an exhibitor at the CGMC Summer Conference!

Our upcoming annual summer conference will be held July 24-26 at the Sanford Center in Bemidji, Minn. More than 100 mayors, city council members, administrators and other community leaders are expected to attend. Exhibitors will have ample opportunity to interact with attendees so that they can learn about the services or products you provide. Here are some details about what exhibitors can expect from this event:

  • Set exhibiting hours from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 25.
  • The conference agenda includes designated time allotted for attendees to meet with exhibitors.
  • The dedicated exhibitor space next to the presentation rooms will offer ample space for displays and conversations with conference attendees.
  • Exhibitors will also have the opportunity to socialize with city officials during meals and special events, including the keynote lunch, afternoon cocktail reception and Legislative Awards Dinner that evening.

More details are available on this Exhibitor Information & Registration Form. Exhibitors are encouraged to register early as space is limited!

2019 CGMC Fall Conference: Nov. 14-15 in Alexandria

The 2019 CGMC Fall Conference will be held Thursday, Nov. 14-Friday, Nov. 15 at Arrowwood Resort & Conference Center in Alexandria. More information will be available as the date approaches.

Questions about CGMC conferences and events?

Contact Julie Liew at or 651-259-1917.