Serving the north and northwest suburbs of Chicago since 1958...


1600 East Golf Road
Suite 0700
Des Plaines, IL 60016
Phone: 847-296-9200
Fax: 847-296-9207

Training and Education Program

The Northwest Municipal Conference conducts training and education seminars for elected officials. These educational opportunities bring in recognized experts to conduct seminars on specific topics, providing participants the information and knowledge necessary to operate local government in the most effective manner. Our training and education seminars are an extremely cost effective means to professionally develop officials.

Our training program consist of:

Please click above for information about upcoming seminars. Because we believe our training and education program provides extremely valuable information that can be utilized to improve all local governments, these seminars are open to elected officials from all local governments throughout the region.

Local Government Training Program

The Northwest Municipal Conference will not offer local government training programs.  Organizations such as the Illinois Government Finance Officers Association (IGFOA) and International City/County Managers Association (ICMA) provide training opportunities/programs geared to local government administrators and other employees.

Illinois Government Finance Officers Association (IGFOA)

International City/County Managers Association (ICMA)