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2022 ICMA Annual Conference Preview
Sep 7 2022
2022 ICMA Annual Conference Preview
Planning committee co-chairs, Emily Muzzarelli and Alex McIntyre preview this year's ICMA 2022 Annual Conference: Achieving Excellence Together, September 17-22 in Columbus, Ohio.What they've learned at a previous event that was put into practice at their local government.Speakers or sessions they're most excited for.Benefits and tips for attendees other than city/count managers, covering assistant CAOs, department heads, and early to mid-career professionals.Networking.Suggestions for Columbus.Then, Ohio local, ICMA marketing coordinator and host of ICMA Member Spotlights, Jessi Atcheson joins to give more info on the Columbus airport, walking/ride-share situation, best restaurants and bars, and THE Ohio State University Saturday game day experience. Sponsored by CivicPlus Municipal Websites ResourcesRegistrationAgenda and Full ScheduleConference AppDigital EventExperience Columbus deals and discountsSend questions to membership@icma.org or conferenceteam@icma.orgSessions Referenced During the Episode to Bookmark:Self-Compassion: A Key to Resilience-Featuring Betty Hart-SponsoredGoverning in a Disruptive Environment: Charting a Course in a Stormy SeaThe Balancing Act of Being a Parent and a Chief Executive Jessi's recommendations:OSU Pregame: Little Bar, MidwayRestaurants: Condados, Bakersfield, Standard, Foodhall, Lincoln Social, Hubbard, Local Cantina, Marcella’s, TownHall, The Eagle, BrassicaBreweries: Hoof Hearted, Seventh Son, North High Brewing, Columbus Brewing Company, Ohio Brewing Company, Whistle and Keg, BrewDog, Elevator Brewery & Draught HausOther Attractions: COSI, Columbus Zoo, North Market, German Village, Franklin Park Conservatory, Easton Town Center