Again this year, ICMA will partner with WebsEdge, a global film and broadcasting company based in Washington, D.C., and London, to produce ICMA TV, a daily television program that will air during the 104th ICMA Annual Conference in Baltimore, Maryland, September 23-26, 2018.
This year, ICMA TV will highlight examples of local government leading practices, innovation, and leadership excellence. The four days of programming will feature interviews with keynote and featured speakers; ICMA members, leaders, and guests; news and color commentary from the conference floor; thought leadership films from private and federal government organizations; and prerecorded films highlighting innovative communities. Episodes will be screened throughout the Baltimore Convention Center, as well as in select guest hotels and online.
In addition to being featured in the daily ICMA TV conference programs aired onsite, on ICMATV.com, and on the ICMA YouTube channel, communities that choose to develop a prerecorded segment find that the final films make outstanding promotional or informational pieces that can be used to showcase their community or for outreach, fundraising or partnership proposals, marketing, recruitment, and other purposes.
On behalf of ICMA, beginning in May, the ICMA TV team at WebsEdge will reach out to local governments across the country regarding the development of the prerecorded community segments. There are a limited number of slots available on a first-come, first-served basis, and there is a cost associated with the production of each segment.
If you are interested in creating a film segment, contact Sally Nelson at WebsEdge at firstname.lastname@example.org, and WebsEdge staff will create a customized proposal and cost structure for you based on the content and complexity of your project. If you choose to participate, a dedicated WebsEdge producer will work closely with you to produce the film of your choice. Your community will retain the rights to reproduce and copy your segment for future use.
If you have questions about ICMA’s partnership with WebsEdge, contact Michele Frisby at ICMA, email@example.com.