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Keynote Speaker Alert: Brandon P. Fleming: Speaker, Author, Educator

Get ready to be inspired at the Maryland Municipal League's Summer Conference with our keynote speaker, Brandon P. Fleming. Mark your calendars for Tuesday, June 25th, as Brandon takes the stage to deliver a message that will leave a lasting impact. 
  • Author of MISEDUCATED: A Memoir, his triumphant story of struggle, success, and service. 
  • Nationally acclaimed educator, and the mastermind behind the groundbreaking Harvard Debate Council Diversity Project 
  • Founder of the first Black pipeline program at Harvard, Fleming has made history by enrolling over 200 students of color into the university's summer debate residency on full scholarship. 
  • Recognized by Forbes 30 under 30 and The Root Magazine's list of the top 100 most influential African Americans, Fleming's story is one of triumph against adversity.  
Don't miss your chance to hear Brandon Fleming's powerful message at the Summer Conference. Register today and be a part of a transformative experience that will leave you motivated and empowered. 

CONFERENCE DETAILS  

 Registration   
  • Registrant must have or must create a profile to use registration system    
  • Only an organization’s MML Key Contact may register on behalf of another individual   
REGISTRATION TYPE
COST - May 31 
Full Registration-member 
$725 
Full Registration non-member 
$1,000 
Guests 
$250 
Member w/Grad class 
$800 
Nonmember w/Grad class 
$1,075 
Municipal Staff Expo Day 
$150 
Before You Start:   

Please DO NOT create a new profile. If you cannot remember your login information contact MML. Only someone designated as KEY CONTACT can register other officials from their municipality. If "Register Linked Profile" does not show when attempting to register your officials, please contact 410-295-9100 for assistance/verification of your town's designated Key Contacts.  

Guest Package  

In line with our commitment to fostering meaningful connections, we are reminding you of the MML guest policyGuests only have access to meals, which includes lunch and receptions and excludes access to sessions, keynotes, et al.  

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#MMLCON24 Sneak-a-Peek Recording Available

MML Leadership hosted an insightful Lunch and Learn webinar in partnership with Conference Planning Committee Chair, Dave Unglesbee (Hampstead) and Vice Chair, Terry McGean (Ocean City). Packed with previews and sneak peeks, the recording provides a comprehensive overview of what attendees can expect from #MMLCon24.

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Act Now! Early Bird Rates Ending for #mmlcon24

The exclusive early bird rates for #mmlcon24, our highly anticipated summer conference, are set to expire on April 2nd.
 

Be there and experience the revamped Municipal Tuesday, a day dedicated to celebrating our municipal members and the professional staff that supports them; and the new innovative Solution Sessions, an opportunity to connect with key MML partners. Here’s what we have in store: 

  • 53 session offerings 
  • 3 mobile tours 
  • Expo ribbon cutting 
  • Two impactful keynote speakers on Municipal Tuesday 
  • Closing Block Party – Maryland style! 
Don't miss out on discounted pricing for this groundbreaking event. Secure your spot today and seize the opportunity to connect, learn, and innovate with local leaders from across Maryland. See you there! 

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Municipal Tuesday Celebrates Local Government

Join us Tuesday, June 25 as we celebrate Maryland's municipalities and the staff who support its elected officials.  It will offer a full conference experience in a single day with multiple ways for staff to attend at an exclusive rate and the most cost-effective way for municipal professionals to attend our conference. The day consists of: 

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MML Main Street - Featuring You

Our team is excited for our national award-winning conference this June and I think you will be too when you see the new enhancements.
 
At the 2024 MML Summer Conference, we have increased ways to engage and participate for all attendees. Taking the lead from our members on survey feedback, you will see a new spotlight on Maryland’s municipalities including our new, MML Main Street.

MML Main Street is a chance to engage with 30 member municipalities in a featured exhibit area at the conclusion of Governor Moore’s (invited) closing speech on Tuesday afternoon. From one corner of the state and across our waterways and to the mountains, this will allow member municipalities to showcase their home right there in Ocean City.

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Exhibit at #MMLCon24 Award Winning Expo

We’re back, bigger and better than ever. The recipient of four national conference awards, our summer conference will connect your organization to 1,800 attendees who represent 160 local governments, state government leadership and community leadership from across Maryland. During our conference and expo, we promise an unparalleled opportunity for networking, learning, and showcasing your solutions.

MMLCon24’s Expo Hall serves as a hub for forging meaningful relationships and showcasing the latest information, techniques, products, and services that municipalities crave. And there's no shortage of new features designed to enhance your expo hall experience.

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#MMLCon24 Registration OPEN

Registration for our highly anticipated 2024 Summer Conference is officially open. Join us for four days packed with networking opportunities and insightful education sessions. Early Bird rates are only available until April 2. And hurry – only the first 200 member registrants will receive our 2024 summer conference T-shirt for free. 

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MMLCon24: Schedule and Hotel Information

MMLCon24 Schedule

Two ways to stay in touch with the sessions, workshops and activities

1.  Visit Details on our Summer Conference website and click Schedule for a day-to-day breakdown of the preliminary schedule.

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Dive into Local Communities at #MMLCon24

Registration for #MMLCon24 is OPEN. One of the highlights of this year's conference is the opportunity to participate in our exclusive tours, offered on Sunday, June 23 at 11 AM at no extra cost.  
Start your conference experience by immersing yourself in one of the innovative solutions implemented by other cities and towns. There's no better way to grow than by witnessing tangible solutions in action.  

Tour Highlights 

  1.  Berlin Economic Development Walking Tour: Explore how the Town of Berlin has seamlessly blended history, sustainability, and entrepreneurship to create an economic development success story. This walking tour will provide valuable insights into the strategies employed by Berlin to foster growth and prosperity. 
  2. Ocean City Grant Utilization Bus Tour: Discover how the Town of Ocean City has creatively utilized a variety of grant opportunities to execute projects that enhance the local community. Jump on board the bus tour and learn from Ocean City's success in leveraging grants for community development.
  3. Salisbury's Anne Street Village Visit: Embark on a visit to Salisbury's Anne Street Village, an innovative transitional housing initiative designed to support the city's chronically unsheltered residents. Gain firsthand knowledge of this impactful project and learn about the efforts to address homelessness in Salisbury.  

Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to explore and learn from these remarkable initiatives! Spaces for our mobile tours are limited and open only to registered attendees. Be sure to reserve your spot today. Join us at #MMLCon24 and be inspired by the transformative work happening in local communities across Maryland.  

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MMLCon24 Hotel Block Now Open

It’s time to lock in your accommodations for MML’s summer conference! We have negotiated with properties in Ocean City across various price ranges and amenities to secure the best options for the MML Summer Conference, June 23-26.

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What's New at MML SummerCon24?

Get ready for an experience like no other. Our summer conference is bigger and better than ever.   

Here's a sneak peek at what's new: 

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Limited Advocacy Day Slots Still Available

There's still time to register to join your municipal colleagues from across the state on February 29th for MML's inaugural Advocacy Day.

This day of connection and amplification of what's important to Maryland's municipalities includes:

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Save the Date: MMLCon24 June 23 – 26 

MML’s summer conference is the ultimate gathering for Maryland's elected officials, staff and organizations interested in working with local governments.

When you attend #MMLCon24 you’ll:

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Lunch & Learn: Celebrating Maryland 250

In a nod to its rich history and vibrant communities, Maryland is embarking on a journey to commemorate its 250th anniversary. Spearheaded by Executive Order and driven by a vision of statewide participation, the League is represented on the anniversary’s commission by Mayor Takisha James, Bladensburg. 

The initiative is currently funded by the state, underscoring the government's commitment to this commemorative endeavor.  

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Advocacy Day - February 29

Announcing the inaugural MML Advocacy Day - MML members are welcome to join Mayors as we meet with state leadership, visit the Maryland State House and meet with MML’s chapter equivalent delegation chairs.

Please mark your calendars now for Advocacy Day, which will take place on February 29th, from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. at the Governor Calvert House.

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Accessing 2023 MML Fall Conference Content

If you attended the Maryland Municipal League Excellence in Leadership Fall Conference earlier this month and forgot to download PowerPoints and other content, those resources remain available to all conference participants on the MML member app. 

In addition, for a limited time, all MML members may access the following workshop presentations at MDCommUnity, the League's members-only platform:

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Academy Electives Have Been Selected - MML Fall Conference

The Academy for Excellence in Local Governance

This certificate program, a sponsorship between MML, MACo, LGIT and the University of Maryland, is the cornerstone of MML’s professional development offerings. Those attending the Excellence in Leadership Fall Conference will be able to receive Academy elective credits if they attend any of the following sessions:

  • Supporting an Energy Efficient Community 
  • Defining Housing Supply 
  • Traffic Calming, Road Diets and Speed Management: Moving to Pedestrian Safety 
  • Main Street Partnerships: Your Path to Downtown Revitalization
  • Taking a Kaleidoscope Approach to Leading Inclusively
  • Social Media and Your Town 
  • Fighting Hate for Good: How to Speak up Against the Rising Tide of Antisemitism, Hate and Extremism

All registered attendees may attend any Academy core or elective course. If you’re not currently an Academy Fellow, you have 30-days from the course’s date to enroll and still receive credit.  An Academy representative will be available onsite, at the conference, Monday and Tuesday.

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Attention Academy for Excellence Graduates – Only 3 spots remain

Have you graduated from the Academy for Excellence in Local Governance? Continue your learning, sign up today for the next Academy Graduate course, ”Tackling Leadership Challenges Creatively”. This course , open to Academy graduates only, will be held on October 17 in conjunction with the MML Fall Conference in College Park.

Still checking off your core class requirements? Don’t miss the three Academy core options being offered in College Park.  

  • Municipal Budgeting
  • Effective Meetings
  • Ethics

You must be registered for the conference and pre-registered for the graduate course to participate. 

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Program Details: Excellence in Leadership Fall Conference

If you're still trying to decide if this year's Excellence in Leadership Fall Conference sessions fit your needs, here's some insight to move you closer to snagging one of the few available spots remaining.

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Industry Experts Converge in College Park

What new benefits can you bring to your city or town? Connect with thought leaders of infrastructure, insurance, technology, medical, sustainability, parking enforcement, and more at the MML Excellence in Leadership Fall Conference, October 15-17, 2023 in College Park, MD.

Share with the experts what your community needs and learn face-to-face about the products and services that can make it happen.

Visit with:

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