The 2023 OCCMA Summer Conference will be held from July 19 through July 22, 2023 at the Pendleton Convention Center, in Pendleton, Oregon.
The OCCMA Professional Development Committee has planned a diverse series of educational sessions ranging from a comprehensive legislative update, ethics, DEI, economic development funding, energy issues facing Oregon, how to breakdown silos, local tours and more. A golf tournament is planned for Wednesday morning, and the Conference program begins on Wednesday afternoon with the legislative update, a welcome reception and new attendee mingle that evening at the Pendleton Convention Center.
A note about registration types:
This rate is a benefit of your current OCCMA membership. If you're unsure about your OCCMA membership standing, please contact [email protected] to check.
Non-Member Government Registration
If you are not an OCCMA member, but work for a government agency you should choose this option.
Students currently enrolled in University but who are not working for a city, please select this option. Your name badge will reflect your school name as your organization and your title will be listed as a student. If you are a student, but currently working for a city and wish for your badge to reflect as such, please register using the member or non-member rate.
ICMA Senior Advisors, Retired, Lifetime & In-Transition Members
ICMA Senior Advisors, ICMA official representatives, and qualifying In-Transition, Retired, or Lifetime members are invited to use this complimentary registration option. If you are not sure if you qualify, please reach out to [email protected] to confirm.
Scholarship Recipient Registration
Please use this option only if you have been notified that you were awarded a scholarship for the 2023 OCCMA Summer Conference. If you are not sure if you qualify, please reach out to [email protected] to confirm.
Registration and Cancellation Information:
Registration Dates & Late Fees
Conference registration will be open between the dates of Wednesday, May 24, and Monday, July 10, however a $50 late fee will apply for registrations received after June 28. Those wishing to register after July 10 will need to do so on-site with an additional $50 fee.
Cancellations requested within three weeks of the event after June 30 at 5:00 pm are not eligible for refunds, however, if the cancellation is due to a bereavement, unforeseen medical issue, transportation failure, or an event of force majeure then staff, in consultation with the OCCMA President, may grant refunds after the deadline. Cancellations are not accepted by phone and must be made in writing to [email protected].
The registration fee includes all sessions, receptions, and meals for registered attendees.
Guests, spouses and children are invited to attend the two receptions. Please indicate in your registration how many guests you plan to bring.
Staff has secured group rates at the following hotels.
Wildhorse Resort and Casino
To make reservations call the resort at 1-800-654-9453 or go to the website to utilize the booking ID (#18905 or OCCMA). You must book your room by Wednesday, June 28 to ensure you receive the special group rate.
Radisson Hotel Pendleton
To make reservations call 541-304-2001 and tell them you are with the Oregon City/County Management (OCCMA) Conference. Our contact is Stephanie Johnson, so please ask for her if there are any issues.
The Hotel Pendleton
The Hotel Pendleton (currently branded under The Marigold Hotel) is getting a major face lift which will be completed by June 1 has rooms set aside for us. If you are interested in booking there, please email [email protected].
To make reservations use the booking link here.
PLEASE NOTE: Registrations are processed through the LOC's online registration system. Your username will be your organization's email address, if you forgot your password please email [email protected] or call 503-588-6550 to have your password reset. To view the step-by-step registration process, see How to Register for LOC Training and Events.