Winter #MACoCon Hotel Already Selling Out – Book Your Room TODAY!
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Winter #MACoCon Hotel Already Selling Out – Book Your Room TODAY!

MACo's Winter Conference brings together hundreds of decision-makers from all levels of government and the private sector in Maryland. Don't miss it and don't get left without a hotel room - book yours today, before they sell out! MACo's Winter Conference will be held on Dec 8-10, 2021, at the Hyatt in Cambridge, MD. All sessions and events will be in-person at the Hyatt. MACo has blocked overnight rooms at the Hyatt and the nearby…

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Register by Nov 5 for Winter #MACoCon Lowest Rates!

MACo’s Winter Conference, “Time to Reboot: Tomorrow’s Tech Today,” on Dec 8-10, 2021, will bring together more than 600 leaders in the private and public sectors to discuss how to prepare for the changes on the horizon in Maryland.  View the Registration Brochure to see the full schedule, along with session titles and descriptions. REGISTER BY NOV 5 FOR LOWEST RATES Rates increase on Nov 6 - view rates. Topics to be discussed include: Diversity, Equity,…

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Looking to Connect with Counties? Sponsor Winter #MACoCon

MACo's Winter Conference is scheduled as a completely in-person event Dec 8-10, 2021, at the Hyatt in Cambridge, MD. Don't miss this chance to connect with county decision-makers! Hundreds of state and local decision-makers will gather in Cambridge, MD, to discuss technology in the wake of COVID-19 - cybersecurity, resident engagement, virtual services, and return-to-work are all on the agenda, along with many other topics. Companies or organizations looking to work with counties should consider…

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6 Ways to Prepare for Winter #MACoCon

MACo’s Winter Conference is only 6 WEEKS AWAY!  Get ready for "Time to Reboot: Tomorrow's Tech Today," Dec 8-10, 2021... 1. REGISTER (Early rate deadline: November 5)   2. Book your hotel room in Cambridge, MD (We have blocks at the Hyatt and Holiday Inn - both will sell out, book today!)   3. Browse the Registration Brochure     4. Sign up to receive conference news and updates!   5. Share your excitement on…

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DoIT Secretary Leahy Named NASCIO President

This month, Maryland Department of Information Technology (DoIT) Secretary Michael G. Leahy was elected president of the National Association of State Chief Information Officers (NASCIO). Serving on the NASCIO Board of Directors for the past four years, Secretary Leahy had been the association’s vice president since October 2020, and in 2019 served as NASCIO secretary/treasurer. “As the cyber capital of America, the State of Maryland is pleased to provide valuable leadership and expertise to the…

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Extra, Extra #ReadAllAboutIt: Reaching Residents with Social Media at #MACoCon

At this year's MACo Winter Conference, several prominent communications experts will meet to discuss the social media landscape for local governments. Speakers will touch on key areas of interest including why social media is increasingly needed to reach constituents, how social media has helped officials keep governments afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic, and what resources are available to help our local governments effectively leverage social media outlets. Extra, Extra #ReadAllAboutIt: Reaching Residents with Social Media Description: Getting the…

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New Poll Shows State is Abuzz with Support for Cannabis Reform

A new poll from Goucher College found that 60% of Marylanders support the legalization of recreational cannabis. Goucher College, renowned for its statewide polling on politics and hot topics, published its latest polling data today. For the last few years, the poll, which gauges Marylanders on a variety of issues, has included a line of questioning on public attitude about recreational cannabis use. From reporting by The Baltimore Sun: Sixty percent of those surveyed by the…

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Building Out Broadband, Building Up Maryland at #MACoCon

Broadband is no longer a luxury but a necessity. COVID-19 has shown that school, work, and play have become areas that require a reliable connection to the internet. The State of Maryland has set a goal that 98% of residents will have access to a reliable broadband connection by the middle of the decade. The path to 98% connectivity is lined with significant challenges and opportunities for local governments. At the MACo Winter Conference session,…

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What’s the Buzz in Cannabis Policy Reform? Find out at #MACoCon

Recreational cannabis use has come to several states and is likely to be accepted in Maryland soon. Attached to such reform are a variety of considerations about many aspects of public policy and society. At the MACo Winter Conference session, “Cannabis Policy Reform: Getting into the Weeds,” an expert panel will detail the potential avenues for reform in Maryland and how counties might be impacted. Cannabis Policy Reform: Getting into the Weeds Description: As the…

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Reserve Your MACo Winter Conference Exhibit Space Today!

Register to exhibit and build partnerships by meeting local government leaders and top-level staff at the Maryland Association of Counties (MACo) Winter Conference on December 8-10, 2021. This conference features 3 days of educational sessions, events, and meetings along with a 60-booth tradeshow of vendors offering solutions for local governments, non profits, and commercial organizations. The theme is “Time to Reboot: Tomorrow’s Tech Today.” Rapidly advancing technology has changed government service delivery. With remote work,…

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