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AWC Annual Conference

June 26-29, 2018 | Yakima
Yakima Convention Center
10 N 8th St, Yakima, WA 98901

AWC’s Annual Conference offers something for everyone. With its city-focused agenda, all general sessions, concurrent sessions, mobile tours, networking opportunities, and social events are designed to educate and inspire. Earn 10 credits towards your Certificate of Municipal Leadership. Return to your community with renewed ideas, insights, and contacts.


Are you innovating? Get tips on how to support a culture of innovation and advance new ideas at city hall.


Is your city a place for all people? Learn to build trust, address changing demographics, and connect with residents.


Why do you serve? Share your passion and be inspired by others to make a difference.

Who should attend?

  • City councilmembers, mayors, managers and administrators, and department heads.
  • State agency, nonprofit, and business personnel with a close working relationship to city decision makers.

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2017 Annual Conference

Mark your calendar now for future Annual Conference dates!

June 18-21, 2019 – Spokane
June 23-26, 2020 – Tri-Cities (Kennewick)
June 22-25, 2021 – Spokane
June 21-24, 2022 – Vancouver
June 20-23, 2023 – Spokane
June 18-21, 2024 – Vancouver

Thank you 2017 sponsors!

Platinum sponsor

Comcast logo

Premier sponsors

Regence BlueShield logo          Asuris Northwest Health logo

Silver sponsors

Flo Analytics logo          Johnson Controls logo

Puget Sound Energy logo          Waste Management logo

AT&T logo

PageFreezer logo

WA State Department of Commerce logo

WSU Metropolitan Center for Applied Research & Extension logo

Bronze sponsors

Aon Hewitt

Delta Dental of Washington

Gordon Thomas Honeywell Governmental Affairs

Standard sponsor

BERK Consulting, Inc.

Berkley Public Entity Managers

Perkins Coie LLP

Washington State Housing Finance Commission