NC City and County Management Association Winter Seminar

This course is sponsored by the North Carolina City and County Management Association.

The North Carolina City and County Management Association Winter Seminar focuses on topics of interest to city and county managers and administrators. The seminar will be held February 5-7, 2020 at The Benton Convention Center in Winston-Salem, NC.  

Pre-conference ICMA Workshop: The Role of Managers in Building an Ethical Organization

Post-conference Leadership Workshop: Helping Your New Board Get Off to a Good Start

Keynote Speakers:

Wednesday Keynote Speaker: Chuck Marohn, Strong Towns

Friday Keynote Speaker: Denise Ryan, Setting Yourself and Your Followers on Fire!

Concurrent Sessions: Ethics: Moral & Ethical Failures-When Ethics Collapse; What's Changed? The Evolving Expectations Elected Officials Have of Their Managers; Is Your Local Government Fiscally Healthy? Are You Sure?; How Can You Make a Difference? Improving Diversity and Including in the Profession; Regional Councils of Government in North Carolina-How They Can Be Utilized to Make a Local Government Manager's Job Easier; Tackling Environmental Challenges in Your Community and Game Changer! Turning Spaces into Great Places in Your Community; What to Expect When You're Expecting to Change the World-A Guide to the First Few Years in Local Government; Homelessness in Our Communities-A Wicked Problem; Speed Coaching for MPA Students; Attorney General Josh Stein session

Mobile Workshops: Reinventing an Underutilized Asset: The Smith Reynolds Airport Tour with Discovery Flights opportunity (additional cost to be paid onsite); Entrepreneurial Walking Tour

Twin City Quarter Floor Plans and Local Maps

Guidebook App: The most current, up to date agenda will be available on the Guidebook App. Download the conference app on iTunes and GooglePlay:

Access the web version here:

There currently are no scheduled offerings of this course.

NCCCMA Guidebook App

There is a NEW Guidebook app for the NCCCMA 2020 Winter Seminar. The app will contain the full schedule, speaker information, speaker presentations, sponsors, parking map, Benton Convention Center map, Marriott Hotel map, downtown map, and restaurants map! Instructions will be posted soon.

Access the web version of the program:

You can download the conference app on iTunes and GooglePlay:



There will be a printed one-page summary agenda at the conference for your reference. All other material will be available on the 2020 NCCCMA Winter Seminar Guidebook app and updated on a regular basis.

NCCCMA Agenda (pdf, 127 KB)
For all registration questions, resetting passwords, or login issues please contact:

Dale Zuckert

Assistant Registrar, Registration and Client Services Group
For questions regarding course details, including location, schedule, materials, and continuing education credits, please contact:

Lisa Sheffield

Program Manager, Leadership Group
James E. Holshouser Jr. Distinguished Professor of Public Administration and Government
NCCCMA Partnership Manager