Our 2018 Fall Convention will take place November 19-22 at the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Delegates from member municipalities around Alberta are invited to hear plenary speakers, participate in breakout sessions and vote on the resolutions that guide RMA's advocacy efforts. Stay tuned for updates!
With the Grey Cup occurring during the Convention, RMA is throwing a tailgate party on Wednesday, November 21, 2018 sponsored by Brownlee LLP. Come join in the fun with food, music and activities. Full convention registration will include a tailgate ticket. Extra tickets for spouses/partners or staff/AMSA are available to purchase during the registration process.
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RMA, in partnership with the Society of Local Government Managers (SLGM) extends an invitation to member municipalities to nominate outstanding rural administrators for the R.W. Hay Award for Rural Administrative Excellence.
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 Jubilations Dinner Theatre: 10:00am-3:30pm Cost of $75.00 **Bus leaves the Westin lobby at 10:00 am A shuttle bus will take you from the Westin to Jubilations Dinner Theatre where you will be served a four-course meal while enjoying Mamma Mio: Here We Go Again. You’ll start with soup, move on to our amazing chicken entree, and end with a chocolate dessert. It’s a live show, so anything could happen. Play along, and the actors might just include you in the act. This production will include the wonderful music of ABBA, and other classic bands of the ear, as we tell another tale of love lost, love found, and lover rediscovered. Let’s take a step back to the crazy 70s when our characters first met and see how lifelong friendship began.
Wednesday, November 21, 2018 West Edmonton Mall Shopping Trip: 10:00am-3:30pm Cost of $25.00 ** Bus leaves the Westin lobby at 10:00 am and the West Edmonton Mall at 3:00 pm A shuttle bus will take you from the Westin to the West Edmonton Mall where you can spend the day shopping until your heart is content. West Edmonton Mall is home to more than 800 stores and services including nine world-class attractions, two hotels, over 100 dining venues, the widest variety of one-of-a-kind retailers, and entertainment for all ages.
Thursday, November 22, 2018 Christmas Card Craft Session: 9:00am-12:00pm Cost of $40.00 **session is at the Westin at 9:00 am The holidays will be upon us before we know it. Get your hand stamped holiday cards completed early! Susan and Kelsy will host this hand-on workshop that is just perfect for the new stamper as well as the seasoned stamper looking for some quick cards. Participants will be provided with all necessary supplies, complete instructions and leave with 20 cards beautiful Christmas cards. Light snacks will be provided.
Registration Deadline for Partners Program is November 2, 2018, with the exception of Jubilations Dinner Theatre (October 19, 2018).