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2012 LGA Showcase - Register your Interest to participate. - Circular 44.6

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Date 2 November 2011
Contact Danielle Bailey
Email: Danielle.Bailey@lga.sa.gov.au
Response Required Yes
Summary The LGA will be hosting its 2012 Local Government Showcase on 12 and 13 April, at the Adelaide Convention Centre. Councils are invited to express an interest (by 27 January) in presenting their innovative, successful ideas, practices and examples at this biennial event.

The Local Government Showcase provides an ideal opportunity for Councils to learn from each other's experiences. The Showcase is held in the alternate years to the traditional LGA Conference, where the program is more externally focused and explores external influences on Local Government.

This will be the sixth Local Government Showcase that has been held, with very positive feedback being received previously, ensuring its ongoing success.

The LGA would like to have as many Councils as possible participate in the Showcase, either represented in the concurrent speaking program, or in the expo. Councils are encouraged to identify as many projects / activities as possible and complete the expression of interest form by 27 January.

Projects / activities nominated will then be considered by the LGA to ensure a diverse range of interesting topics are included in the program.

The LGA will be encouraging Councils to send as many Council Members and staff as possible to this important event, to share valuable information and to increase exposure to the diversity of other Council activities.

Speaking Program

  • Each Council presentation will be for approximately 10 - 15 minutes, with time at the end for questions
  • Only Local Government representatives can present
  • FREE - Council booths are 3x3 metres and include a fascia name board (signage), standard lighting, power, a covered trestle table and 2 chairs. The booth and inclusions listed here are free for Councils, however costs for any additional requirements (eg furniture, internet, AV etc) are to be met by the Council
  • Council booths will need to be on display for a day and a half and Councils should have at least one staff member in attendance at their booth during viewing periods (morning & afternoon teas, lunch, etc)
  • Councils are resonsible for providing and setting-up their own display materials (set-up to be completed on the afternoon of Wednesday 11 April and pack-up on Friday 13 April between 3-5pm)
  • Council booths must be booked in advance - please complete the Expression of Interest (EOI) form

Councils should click here to submit their EOI to be involved in the Showcase by 27 January 2012 .

For further information about the 2012 Local Government Showcase and General Meeting, visit www.lga.sa.gov.au/goto/2012Showcase or contact Danni Bailey on 8224 2088 or email danielle.bailey@lga.sa.gov.au.

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