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2024 MACo Conference

August 14 August 17

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2024 MACo Conference

vMACo’s Summer Conference brings together approximately 3,000 leaders from all levels of government and the private sector. With four days of educational sessions, along with 2 exhibit shows, 350+ vendors in attendance, and numerous briefings, meetings, and opportunities to connect with counties, this conference is a can’t-miss event for anyone involved in Maryland’s local government interests.

Why Attend the 2024 MACo Conference?

The 2024 MACo conference will feature a robust agenda of workshops, seminars, and panel discussions. County officials will have the opportunity to discuss critical issues facing local governments, including infrastructure, economic development, public health, and social equity. This conference provides an invaluable platform for networking, knowledge exchange, and collaboration, enabling participants to gain insights, share best practices, and forge partnerships that drive positive change and address the diverse needs of Maryland communities in the year 2024. Members of the OpenGov team will be in attendance, so look for us in the blue!

Featured Events at the 2024 MACo Conference:

  • Tech Expo: Wednesday offering showcasing deep-dive technology-focused sessions and a special one-day-only trade show of technology vendors.
  • Taste of Maryland Reception: Thursday afternoon reception highlighting Maryland’s tourism industry and economic development efforts. Guests enjoy tasting samples of food and beverage produced in Maryland’s counties.
  • Crab Feast: THE place to see and be seen at MACo’s Summer Conference – all-you-can-eat Crab Feast with a band, clown, and all the right people all in one place (about 1,300 individuals attend this event!).
  • Governor’s Closing Address: MACo’s Summer Conference traditionally ends on Saturday with an address from the Governor about his plans and perspective for the upcoming General Assembly Session.

About MACo

The Maryland Association of Counties (MACo) conference is a gathering for county officials and stakeholders across Maryland.


Date: August 14-17, 2024

Location: Roland Powell Convention Center 4001 Coastal Hwy, Ocean City, MD 21842

Register: HERE

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