Education and Events

The League of California Cities offers year-round education and networking opportunities for new and seasoned city leaders. Comprehensive, specialized programs allow officials to learn about new developments in their field while exchanging ideas on solutions to common challenges. Whatever their experience level may be, Cal Cities stands ready to provide the information, training, and resources necessary to effectively run a municipality. 

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The Annual Conference and Expo features general sessions, workshops, and networking events for hundreds of leaders from all sections of city government, including mayors, council members, city managers, city clerks, city attorneys, fiscal officers, and other city staff. This past year’s conference offered educational and innovative leadership sessions across a variety of formats, with a roster of more than 100 speakers.

Learn and Connect


Learn about the most pressing issues of the day as they develop — from broadband deployment and wildfires to rental assistance, and more. All available in an accessible, online format.


Discover how local leaders are tackling complex issues in a participant-driven, private setting designed to encourage collaborative problem-solving. Each program is organized by topic or department.

Speaker Series

High-profile speakers share insights about big picture issues, leadership, their priorities, and other timely issues that matter most to cities. The monthly series is free for member cities and Cal Cities Partners.

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Cal Cities Partner Program

Support the work of cities while engaging in educational activities, policymaking, regional meetings, conferences, and networking events throughout the year.


Reach niche audiences like city managers, fire chiefs, city attorneys, city clerks, and fiscal officers in one location while supporting Cal Cities’ mission.


Showcase your products and services at the Public Works Officers Institute or connect with thousands of city officials at the Annual Conference and Expo.



Event Policies

Cal Cities is committed to ensuring a safe and respectful environment for all participants and staff at events and meetings. If you experience or witness harassment, or have any other concerns, please contact a member of Cal Cities immediately. All reports are confidential.

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