Find out more about this year's Annual Conference taking place in Harrogate, 28 - 30 June 2022.
For the first time in three years, we will be hosting our Annual Conference and Exhibition in person. Join us in Harrogate, 28 to 30 June, for the biggest event in the local government calendar where we’ll be discussing the latest issues affecting local government.
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Speakers and sessions
We are excited to have a great range of speakers joining, including:
- Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
- Rt Hon Nadhim Zahawi MP, Secretary of State for Education
- Lisa Nandy MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
- Sir Ed Davey MP, Leader, Liberal Democrat Party
- Baroness Lola Young of Hornsey OBE, Crossbench Peer
- Kriss Akabusi MBE, Olympian, media personality and businessman, The Akabusi Company
- Jackie Weaver, Chief Officer, Cheshire Association of Local Councils and Ambassador, Compassion in Politics
This year also sees the return of our Innovation Zone, an interactive space where individuals and organisations present their inspiring ideas. The theme for this year's Innovation Zone is 'Resilience and renewal', recognising the significant challenges councils have faced in the last two years, as well as casting an eye on the future and how councils can continue to deliver the best for their communities.
You can view this year's conference sponsors and supporters on our events website. Find out more information on our current sponsorship opportunities.