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98th Annual Conference

Register Deadline Extended to September 29!

The LOC Annual Conference is fast approaching, and we are extending our online registration by one additional week!   Register now and snag your spot for Breakout Sessions, Tours, and the Awards Dinner before they’re sold out!

Registration closes September 29, and after that date, only on-site registrations will be accepted and will include a $50 late fee.

Don’t miss out on the LOC’s premier training and networking event for city officials. The 98th LOC Annual Conference will be held October 12-14 at the Graduate in Eugene.

Register for the 98th Annual LOC Conference

Please read through the following information before registering:

  1. Online registration is through the LOC registration system.  If you have not used the LOC registration system, read the How to Register for LOC Events. If you do not have a username and password or are unsure what it is, you can email​​​​loc@orcities.org for assistance.  PLEASE NOTE:  Cancellations are not accepted by phone. Please send cancellations and substitution notices to loc@orcities.org. View the full cancellation policy HERE.
  2. View the preliminary conference agenda to see available workshops, tours and other events.​​​​​​


For questions, view the conference registration FAQs, or contact us at loc@orcities.org or 503-588-6550. 

Conference Agenda

The Conference Planning Committee and LOC staff are working to put together an exciting program of valuable seminars, sessions and tours. View the detailed agenda

Thursday, Oct. 12
•    Trade Show
•    OMA, OCCMA and Councilors Workshop
•    HR Workshop
•    Breakout Sessions
•    City Tours
•    Welcome and Keynote Address
•    Welcome Reception

Friday, Oct. 13
•    Trade Show
•    Small, Medium & Large City Networking
•    Full-day Housing Workshop
•    City Tours
•    Breakout Sessions
•    Awards Dinner

Saturday, Oct. 14
•    Homelessness General Session
•    Closing Keynote
•    Annual Business Meeting


The registration fee includes all breakout sessions and keynotes, Thursday's networking reception, and Friday and Saturday conference meals for registered attendees (except for Friday's Awards Dinner). Spouses and guests who wish to attend the conference sessions and/or additional meals must register as a guest. Tours also require an additional fee. Those wishing to register after September 29 will need to do so on-site at an additional fee and on a space-available basis.

$475    Member Attendee 
$525    Business Partner/Associate Member
$575    Non-Member Attendee – Government 
$1,750 Non-Member Attendee – Corporate 
$205    Guest 

$95    Mayors Workshop and lunch
$95    Managers Workshop and lunch
$85    Councilors Workshop and lunch
$150  HR Workshop 
$150  Housing Workshop
$60    Friday Awards Dinner
$50    Thursday and Friday tours

Sponsorship and Exhibiting Opportunities

Interested in sponsoring the event or participating as an exhibitor?  Contact Kevin Toon: ktoon@orcities.org.

Thank You, Sponsors

Premier Sponsors


Breakout Session & Tour Sponsors


Housing Workshop Sponsors


HR Workshop Sponsors


Snack Break Sponsor


Gold Sponsors


Silver Sponsors


Bronze Sponsors


Hotel Information

IMPORTANT NOTE ABOUT HOTEL RESERVATIONS: If you are making a hotel reservation outside of LOC’s negotiated room block dates of October 11-14, you must call the hotel directly to make a reservation. You may reserve more than one room; however, all hotel rooms must have a unique reservation name that matches those on the conference registration list. We will be working with the hotel to verify this each day, and reservations for persons not yet registered for the conference or multiple reservations held under the same name will be dropped. 

Conference Hotel:
The Graduate Eugene
66 E 6th Ave, Eugene, OR 97401
SOLD OUT - To be put on a waiting list for a room, send an email to Brie Ligammari, Conference Coordinator - at bligammari@orcities.org

Satellite Hotels:
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites - Downtown/University
2117 Franklin Blvd., Eugene, OR 97403
Reserve online here - Select "Book Now," enter dates of arrival and departure and click Search.
Or reservations can be made by calling (541) 342-1243 and referencing the League of Oregon Cities.

Room rates - $122/night plus taxes and fees.

Residence Inn by Marriott
25 Club Rd., Eugene, OR 97401
Reserve online here for the $122 queen bedroom suite, or reserve online here for the $199 king bedroom suite. Reservations can also be made by calling (541) 342-7171 and referencing the League of Oregon Cities – Per Diem group block.
Room rates - $122-$199/night plus taxes and fees.

EVEN Hotel Eugene
2133 Centennial Plaza, Eugene, OR 97401
Reserve online here - Select "Book Now," enter dates of arrival and departure and click Search.
Room rates - $149/night plus taxes and fees.

Home2 Suites by Hilton Eugene Downtown University Area
102 W 11th Ave., Eugene, OR 97401
Reserve online here - Select your dates of arrival and departure and choose your room. 
Room rates - $122-$142/night plus taxes and fees.

Questions?  Contact us at loc@orcities.org or 503-588-6550.

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