County Officials Will “Hit the Ground Running” With MACo’s Newly Elected Officials Orientation

BROCHURE  | REGISTER  |  HOTEL  | SPONSORS  |  EXHIBITORS  |  MORE MACo's Winter Conference, "Charting the Course," is scheduled for January 2-4, 2019 at the Hyatt in Cambridge, MD - approximately 600 people are expected to attend. The Newly Elected Officials Orientation on January 2 will give new county officials an overview of foundational county governance practices. County government is often characterized as "where the rubber meets the road" in providing vital core services to…

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Glassman, Culver Bypass “Hot” Exec Races, Win Comfortably

Harford County Executive Barry Glassman and Wicomico County Executive Bob Culver both won second terms easily in the November 2018 general election. Harford Exec Barry Glassman (R) received 71,500 votes, more than double his  challenger Maryann Forgan (D). Prior to first being elected County Executive in 2014, Glassman served on the Maryland State Senate, where he was appointed to fill a vacant seat in 2008 and then subsequently elected to the position in 2010. Glassman…

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Alsobrooks Will Be First Female County Exec for Prince George’s

Prince George's County voters elected Angela Alsobrooks, Prince George's County State's Attorney, to be the first female County Executive. Alsobrooks easily won the Democratic primary in June, running with no opposition after Republican opponent Jerry Mathis withdrew from the race. She will succeed Rushern Baker, who served two terms as County Executive before throwing his hat in the ring for Governor, ultimately not winning the Democratic candidacy in the primary. A life-long resident of Prince…

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Winter is Coming…Book Your January #MACoCon Exhibit Today!

MACo Winter Conference "Charting the Course" January 2-4, 2019 Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Hotel, Cambridge, MD EXHIBITOR OPPORTUNITIES Build partnerships by meeting local government leaders and top-level staff at the Maryland Association of Counties (MACo) Winter Conference on January 2-4, 2019. MACo's Winter Conference leads into Maryland's General Assembly Session - the intensive 90 days of law-making that affect all residents of our state. More than 600 stakeholders in Maryland's local government are expected to…

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Check Out These Winter #MACoCon Session Titles

MACo's Winter Conference, "Charting the Course," is quickly approaching - session titles have just been announced and registration is open. Register today! Join 600+ decision-makers and influencers from all across Maryland's public and private sectors as they discuss what's next for Maryland. On the heels of an election, this conference is the first opportunity to meet new leaders and develop goals and strategies around issues important to county governments. MACo's Newly Elected Officials Orientation on…

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MACo’s Annapolis Immersion Training – Your Key to MD’s Legislative Session

MACo’s 2018 Annapolis Immersion Training will be held on Monday, December 10 at the MACo office (169 Conduit Street, Annapolis, MD) from 10:00 am – 2:30 pm. Every year, MACo offers an Annapolis Immersion training program to help county officials and professionals navigate the Maryland General Assembly Session. This training is perfect as a primer for new officials and new legislative staff, or as a refresher for returning officials and staff. The training features segments…

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Register Today for Winter #MACoCon

MACo's Winter Conference, "Charting the Course," will be held on January 2-4, 2019, at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Cambridge, MD. Registration is now open. MACo's upcoming Winter Conference will focus on the breadth of county services in Maryland, building relationships with newly elected officials at the county, state, and legislative levels, and strategic planning for coming years. Approximately 600 decision-makers from county and state government, along with legislators, and commercial and nonprofit representatives will gather…

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Calling All Superstars – Nominate a Program or Leader Today for MACo’s County Champion Awards

MACo invites nominations for their County Champion Award series - awards will be issued for innovative county programs and a county leader demonstrating extraordinary public service. Nominations are due October 19, 2018, and award winners will be celebrated at MACo's Winter Conference on January 2, 2019. Award nominations should be completed and submitted to the Academy for Excellence in Local Governance through the University of Maryland School of Public Policy no later than October 19,…

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See How It Went: The 2018 Summer Conference Photo Recap Is Here

MACo’s 2018 Summer Conference – “Water, Water Everywhere” – on August 15-18 focused on all the ways county governments work with water. This was MACo’s third record-breaking year in a row with final attendee registration totaling 1,266, exhibit booths coming in at 236, booth staff numbering well over 980, and 61 Tech Expo booths. Thanks to all who participated! The full conference schedule and program of events can be viewed online. Save the date for…

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Charting the Course – Submit Your Proposal for Winter #MACoCon by Sept 21

MACo's Winter Conference, "Charting the Course," will take place on January 2-4, 2019. Interested speakers should submit proposals (using the proposal outline) by September 21, 2018). MACo's Winter Conference will focus on the path ahead following the election, as new and returning officials convene to discuss the upcoming legislative session. Approximately 600 attendees are expected to attend the three-day conference. With a heavy focus on county governance issues for new officials, topics will include overviews…

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