MMA Annual Meeting and Trade Show

39th MMA Annual Meeting and Trade Show
January 19 and 20, 2018
Hynes Convention Center and Sheraton Boston Hotel

The MMA Annual Meeting and Trade Show is the largest regular gathering of Massachusetts local government officials. The two-day event features educational workshops, nationally recognized speakers, awards programs, a large trade show, and an opportunity to network with municipal officials from across the state.
•​ ​MMA ​members may click here to register online for Annual Meeting
To register online, members ​will need to log in using the username and password that was emailed to ​them. ​Please call or use our Contact Us form with any questions.
The MMA’s Annual Meeting is a great opportunity for local officials to:
• Learn about solutions to problems facing your community
• Meet people who can assist you with resources and ideas
• Learn about valuable products and services for cities and towns
• Attend programs that will strengthen your ability to lead and serve your community

The MMA Annual Meeting & Trade Show is held at the Hynes Convention Center and the Sheraton Boston Hotel in Boston’s scenic Back Bay.
The theme for the 2018 MMA Annual Meeting is “Together for a Stronger Future.”
Download the official 2018 Annual Meeting and Trade Show brochure (3.6M PDF)
NOTE: The MMA has received reports that unofficial companies have been contacting exhibitors and attendees offering to make their hotel reservations for the Annual Meeting & Trade Show. The MMA has not contracted with any company to make your hotel room reservations, which must be made directly with the Sheraton Boston Hotel. Contact Karen LaPointe at the MMA with any questions or concerns.

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What members are saying about the MMA Annual Meeting…

“The networking with colleagues is great, the educational sessions are timely and apropos to our daily duties, and I get recharged with ideas that I can bring back to Marshfield!”
– Rocco Longo, Town Administrator, Marshfield

“Meeting with fellow select board members to accomplish something regionally, discuss common problems, facilitate better communication, and reconnect with wonderful people is the most important aspect of the time in Boston.”
– Carolyn Shore Ness, Select Board member, Deerfield

“As an elected official, I have attended the Annual Meeting since 2002 and always find the event to be extremely valuable. This event is not to be missed!”
– Donna Holaday, Mayor, Newburyport

“The MMA Annual Meeting & Trade Show is the ideal way to interact with our colleagues across the state. The workshops are timely and informative and provide us with takeaways we can use immediately or give us ideas for the future. I always return energized with ideas to help our community move forward.”
– Lisa Blackmer, City Councillor, North Adams

 workshop_audience_2017“Annual Meeting’s triple play of trade show, workshops and socializing is especially motivating. I always come away with a bagful of business cards from new prospective service providers and an abundance of other communities’ best practices. We are each other’s best advocates!”
– Deborah Radway, Human Resources Director, Amherst

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