Transforming Local Government Conference

Local Government's Premiere Thinking Conference
Phoenix, AZ | May 5-8, 2020

Unprecedented Ideas. Team Building. Networking.


The Transforming Local Government Conference is heading to Phoenix, AZ in 2020! The 2020 Transforming Local Government Conference (TLG) will take place May 5-8. TLG 2020 is sure to be another exciting, unique experience for local government practitioners of all levels. TLG will attract over 600 local government professionals at every level in the organization across the US and Canada. TLG is recognized for its dynamic content that encourages freethinking and fosters unprecedented ideas, all within a relaxed and professional networking and learning environment.


If you had the chance to attend 2019's TLG in Reno, NV, then surely you won't want to miss TLG 2020. And if you haven't had a chance to experience a TLG yet, well, find out what the TLG experience means by exploring our website.


Conference registration will open in Fall 2019. If you're looking for more information, contact us at or 888.496.0944, Option 4.

2019 Innovation Award Winners

The Alliance for Innovation is honored to announce the winners of the 2019 Transforming Local Government conference Innovation Awards.  This year’s winners were chosen from over 60 nominations from across North America and represent the leading innovations in local government this last year that are demonstrating positive community and organizational impact, quantum leaps in creativity, and tangible results toward building thriving communities.   


The Alliance presents these prestigious awards to members each year to further encourage innovation and recognize excellence and transformation in local government. Nominations for the 2020 Awards will open in late Summer 2019.

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The Alliance as a Platform

During TLG 2019, Joel Carnes, CEO of the Alliance for Innovation, gave a keynote speech about the future of the organization. Watch the full keynote below.


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