NC City and County Management Seminar

The North Carolina City and County Management Seminar focuses on topics of interest to city and county managers and administrators. The theme of the 54th annual seminar is “The Local Government Managers Toolkit for a New Tomorrow.”

Preconference Workshops:

1- ICMA University: Leadership and Management in a (Permanent) CRISIS

2- Mark Weaver: Social Media for Government Leaders 2.0-Taking the Next Steps

Conference Workshop Topics:

Manufacturing Matters: Creating Wealth in NC Communities

Crisis Response and Communication: Lessons Learned from Ferguson, Missouri

Concurrent Session Topics:

Speed Coaching for MPA Students; Cyber-Security: What Local Governments Need to Know; Management Approaches for Energy Efficiency: Reducing Operational Cost; Local Government and the CSI Effect: Forensic Analysis and What You Need to Know; Managing Capital Investments during the Great Recession: The Myth of Elimination; The New Pension Reporting Standards-How It Will Impact Your Government?; The First Few Years; Public Enterprises: Critical Management Tool or Source of All Things Controversial-You Decide!; Next Generation 911 and 911 Funding; Shale Gas 101: Natural Gas Exploration/Development a North Carolina Perspective; NCLM Strategic Plan Update; and By the People, For the People: Local Government 101 for Citizens 

New Mobile App

This year, NCCCMA is going green again! There will not be any printed handout material in the packets, but there is an app available that will provide you with what you need for the conference material, the NCCCMA Event app!

Smartphone and tablet users can download the NCCCMA Event mobile app from the App Store (iPhone and iPad) or the Google Play Store (Android) by searching "NCCCMA Event." Blackberry, Windows Phone and PC users can view the app in a browser by visiting The app will contain the full schedule, speaker information, vendor information and more!

There will be a printed one-page summary agenda at the conference for your reference. All other material will be available on the NCCCMA Event app and also posted online at


Managers and assistant managers

Faculty coordinator

Carl Stenberg


3 days


Program Material:

NCCCMA Event App Instructions

Agenda 2015 (will post in December)

Site information
The NC City and County Management Seminar will be held at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel in Durham.
The Sheraton Imperial has a block of hotel rooms for $108. The block rate cut-off date is January 12, 2015. Reserve your hotel room by calling 919-941-5050 or online here.
Online information

Managing in North Carolina is a website resource designed to assist North Carolina’s city and county managers. 

Program Manager
Cancellation policy

Course participants who cancel their registration on or before January 21, 2015 will receive a full refund. Those who cancel on or before January 28, 2015 will receive a full refund, less a $25 cancellation fee. No refund will be made for cancellations made after January 28, 2015. All cancellations must be submitted in writing, as outlined in the School's cancellation policy.