2015 MML Annual Conference
Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center
Kansas City, MO
September 20-23, 2015
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Registration is $350 after Sept. 11, 2015, for members.
Registration will close Sept 15, 2015.
All registration fees include (1) Monday Box lunch for attendee only. All other meals and events will need to be purchased. They are NOT included in the registration fee. Registration does NOT cover hotel costs/fees.
Early Bird: Registration fee is $300 per person. Early Bird registration fee expires on Aug. 28, 2015.
After Early Bird Expiration: The registration fee is $325 per person from August 29 – Sept. 11.
After Sept. 11: Registration fee is $350. Any registrations received after September 11 will be considered as a walk-in registration.
Ticket Purchases must be made per registrant, not per city.
LATE AND WALK-IN REGISTRATION FEES FOR MEMBERS: $350 (Late registration fees will be assessed for member registrations made after Sept. 11, 2015, online or walk-in.)
FEES FOR NON-MEMBERS: $450 (Anyone who attends the Conference, who does not hold an active membership in the MML.)
TICKET ADJUSTMENTS: Deadline to make any ticket adjustments to your registration is Sept. 4, 2015, and must be emailed to Lori Noe at Lnoe@mocities.com. Note: You cannot adjust a registration after you have submitted it; you need to email changes to Lori Noe.
**FOOD ALLERGIES: Please indicate on the Registration Form if you have a food allergy or restriction.
HOTEL RESERVATIONS: Attendees are responsible for their own hotel reservations/expenses. The MML room block is available for arriving on Sunday, Sept. 20 and departing on Wednesday, Sept. 23. Hotel reservations for the Sheraton Kansas City Hotel will need to be made through Starwood Hotels by clicking on the following link: https://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/Momunicipalleague2015. Or, call 816-841-1000 to make a reservation. Book, modify, or cancel a reservation by using the link. Room rates are $114 and up. Note: There is an early departure fee of $75 if you leave prior to your checkout date. Deadline for Hotel Reservations is 5 p.m. on August 19, 2015.
PARKING: The parking garage is not owned by the Sheraton; there will be fees for parking. Download the fee schedule.
CANCELLATIONS: Cancellations must be received by email to Lori Noe at Lnoe@mocities.com or faxed to League headquarters at 573-635-9009 prior to 5 p.m., Friday, Sept. 4, 2015, to be eligible for a full refund. A $40 cancellation fee will be charged on all cancellations received after Sept. 4, 2015. Officials who register for the Conference, who do not attend and do not cancel their registration will be billed for the full conference registration and any ticketed items purchased at registration.
Annual Conference Highlights
2015 MML Scholarship Golf Outing: Join us for the MML Scholarship Golf Outing on Sunday, Sept. 20. The four-person scramble will be held at the Tiffany Greens Golf Club in Kansas City, Missouri. Proceeds benefit the scholarship program established by the MML Board of Directors to assist those employed in municipal government with furthering their education. Separate registration required. More information and registration here!
CCFOA ADVANCED ACADEMY - “Athenian Dialogue” - Dialogues are conversations that go beyond the usual knowledge recall and application process familiar to all municipal clerks in training seminars. They are unique because they explore leadership principles and practices, drawing on the insights contained in the book 5 Days at Memorial. (The Academy is open to all conference attendees; registration is through the Missouri State University - Outreach. For registration or questions contact Belinda Davis at 417-836-6866 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration fee is $100. Attendees will need to purchase and read the book “5 Days at Memorial” prior to the workshop.) Download Flier.
Pre-Conference Worskshop: "Political Ethics and Public Values" Professor Wally Siewert, Director, Center for Ethics in Public Life, University of Missouri-St.Louis.
Monday Night Reception: The Missouri Municipal League is hosting a special Monday night event at the National World War I Museum in downtown Kansas City on Monday, Sept. 21, 5:30 - 8 p.m. This even will feature heavy hors d'oeuvres, drinks, and admission to tour the Museum. This is event is limited to 300 persons.
Tuesday General Session Keynote Speaker: Kristy Dalton "GovGirl," CEO, Government Social Media.
Tuesday Evening Annual Banquet: Reception 6 p.m. Entertainment - The Diverse Trio. Banquet 7 p.m., Entertainment - McFaddan Brothers.