Making a Difference Around the World

ICMA draws on the experience of local government practitioners, researchers, and expert consultants to design, implement, and evaluate local government projects worldwide.

ICMA’s expertise in a wide range of technical areas helps build local capacity to meet economic, environmental, social, and public safety challenges.

From our home base in Washington, D.C., ICMA has touched municipalities throughout the world. We have implemented projects involving more than 70 countries on six continents.

The ICMA China Center was formally established in 2011 as a partnership between ICMA and the China University of Political Science and Law.

Become an ICMA Strategic Partner

The ICMA Strategic Partners Program works to build relationships between the public and...

A strategic partnership can help your organization build relationships with ICMA members...

View the directory of our strategic partners, showing their expertise, services, and...

More Ways to Partner with ICMA

ICMA conducts research on local government practices and welcomes partnerships with universities, nonprofit and private-sector organizations, and government entities.

ICMA connects you with key decision makers and talent in the public service industry. Post your advertising messages and job opportunities year-round with ICMA.

ICMA's communication partners assist in amplifying the ICMA message, and our technology partners provide platforms for member engagement.

ICMA has exclusive relationships with the Center for Public Safety Management and the...

Contact Information

Business Development: Harleen Kovela

Research: Tad McGalliard 

Advertising: Kyle Elgin

Strategic Partnerships: Megan Sherman

Opportunities at the ICMA Conference

The ICMA Annual Conference, which attracts more than 3,000 U.S. and international attendees, offers partners a wealth of opportunities for visibility, including a popular exhibit hall, participation in conference planning, educational presentations by partner representatives, and sponsorship of keynotes and breakout sessions, receptions, and other events and activities.