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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. 


  • 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   
COST - May 31 
Full Registration-member 
Full Registration non-member 
Member w/Grad class 
Nonmember w/Grad class 
Municipal Staff Expo Day 
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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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: 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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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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MML's 2024 Lifetime Achievement Award

The Maryland Municipal League is seeking nominations for the 2024 Lifetime Achievement Award.

MML’s Lifetime Achievement Award recognizes a city/town elected or staff official with a strong record of service to MML and the cities and towns of Maryland. Criteria considered includes:

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Lunch & Learn Webinar MMLCon24 Sneak Peek

Hear about the newest features to our largest professional development event, first hand. Join our leadership and executive team, on March 28 at noon, for a sneak peek into what's ahead at MML's summer conference and how the event is evolving to meet the ever changing needs of Maryland's local officials.

Lunch and Learn Registration

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Call for Nominations: Roland B. Sweitzer Municipal Employee of the Year Award

Deadline: April 15, 2024 

The Maryland City and County Management Association and the Maryland Municipal League are excited to announce the opening of nominations for the prestigious Roland B. Sweitzer Municipal Employee of the Year Award. This award recognizes outstanding service and dedication within our member municipalities. 

Eligibility Criteria: 

  • Nominations are open to all MML member municipalities. 
  • Nominees must be current or former municipal employees. 
  • Town managers and administrators are not eligible.
  • Only one nomination per municipality is permitted. 
Eligibility Criteria and Detailed Nomination Guidelines: For more information on eligibility and criteria, visit the MCCMA website.

Don't miss this opportunity to recognize exceptional municipal employees! Submit your nominations today and help us honor those who make a difference in our communities.  

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First Call for the Hall

The Maryland Municipal League’s Hall of Fame honors current or former municipal officials (living or deceased) that have served 20 years or more as a municipal elected official. Submissions are now open for those eligible elected officials to join the 272 municipal Hall of Famers.

Eligible officials are inducted into the Hall of Fame and honored among your colleagues at MML's 2024 summer conference in Ocean City. 

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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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2024 Summer Conference Key Deadlines

Mark your calendars, registration for the 2024 Summer Conference is just around the corner. Join us in Ocean City for a transformative experience, connecting with Maryland's local government leaders and staff. Get ready for insightful sessions, workshops, and panels led by industry experts and state officials. Let's innovate together for the future of our communities. See you there!


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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Summer Con24 is Coming

MML's summer conference is the largest single event dedicated to the training and professional development of Maryland's municipal officials. Lock in the dates: June 23-26, 2024 and get ready for one of our best summer conferences.

New features:

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MML Recognizes Ryan Spiegel and Kumar Barve at Summer Conference

MML Presents Lifetime Achievement Award to Delegate-Designee Ryan Spiegel; Honorary Lifetime Membership Award to Commissioner Kumar Barve

(June 27, 2023) Annapolis, Md. – The Maryland Municipal League (MML), which represents 157 cities and towns and two special taxing districts in Maryland, presented Ryan Spiegel, former MML President and Delegate-designee, with its esteemed Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2023 Summer Conference in Ocean City, Maryland. The League also recognized former Delegate and current PSC Commissioner Kumar Barve as an Honorary Member.

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New MML Board of Directors Announced at Summer Conference

2023-2024 Board of Directors Elected at MML’s Annual Business Meeting

Mayor John Carroll of Galena to Serve as President; Mayor Michael O’Connor of Frederick is President-Elect

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