2018 LGLA Leadership Forum

The 2018 LGLA Leadership Forum will take place January 31-February 2 at the Radisson Hotel in Richmond. Our theme is Leading to the Finish: Reflections on a Term in OfficeDelegates will attend and participate in a range of sessions looking back at the current term of office and ahead to both the legacy left behind and the years to come.

Concurrent sessions will be offered in the following three streams on the main day of the Forum:

  • Overcoming Challenges: taking a look at some of the key challenges faced by local governments and individual elected officials over the current term.
  • Moving Forward: exploring how things are changing and how we can draw on the experiences of the current term in office to move forward with purpose and intention.
  • Celebrating Achievements: taking a moment to appreciate some of the recent successes and achievements of communities around the province.

In addition, delegates can expect an engaging keynote, lively plenary panel discussions, interactive and practical take-away sessions, and networking opportunities. All local government and First Nations elected officials and senior staff are welcome to attend. Please see below for agenda, registration and other details.

Event Notices




  • Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport, 8181 Cambie Rd, Richmond
  • A block of rooms has been set aside for forum delegates at a rate of $135 per night at the Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport in Richmond. Be sure to ask for the UBCM/LGLA group rate in order to reserve a spot at the discounted price.
  • Reserve online at www.radisson.com/LGLALeadership2018, or contact the hotel via phone (1-800-333-3333) or email (reservations@radissonvancouver.com).


Thank you to our Forum Sponsors!

2016 Forum - Sponsor Logos

BC Assessment, Fortis BC, Lidstone & Company Law Corporation, Local Government Management Association, Municipal Finance Authority, Municipal Insurance Association, Province of BC, Union of BC Municipalities, Young Anderson Barristers & Solicitors