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Transforming Local Government (TLG) 2024: Are You Ready?

TLG 2024 is just around the corner, and rumor has it… Envisio is going to be there!

Next week, one of the foremost conferences in local government innovation returns. Transforming Local Government 2024 (TLG), hosted by the Alliance for Innovation, is a seriously inspiring event. It brings together a vibrant community of local government thinkers, partners, and leaders to showcase innovative solutions and share real-world case studies. It has always been a space for a lively exchange of ideas shaping the future of our communities, and this year will be no different!

With over 300 attendees expected, there’s a lot going on. Whether you’re a seasoned veteran or a newcomer to the world of local governance, there’s something for everyone at this year’s conference.

For more information, visit the TLG 2024 website: TLG Event Website.

Let’s take a look at where you can find Envisio, enjoy some libations and innovations at our happy hour event, and catch some of the conference sessions we’re most excited about!

Envisio at TLG 2024

When: April 8 – 11, 2024

Where: Hilton Tampa Downtown, 211 North Tampa Street, Tampa, Florida 33602

What’s on the agenda?

  • Keynote Sessions: Prepare to be inspired by thought leaders and visionaries shaping the future of local governance.
  • Interactive Workshops: Dive deep into discussions on innovation, performance, strategy, and more.
  • Networking Opportunities: Meet decision-makers, department heads, and other movers and shakers in the industry.

So please, pop by our booth in the Exhibit area and say hello to Mike, Liz, Rob, and Meg! They’ll be there to chat about how Envisio can help you get your plans off the ground and into action.

And if that doesn’t inspire you, we also have some cool swag. And chocolate.

Envisio Off-Site Happy Hour

When: Tuesday, April 9, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM EDT

Where: Top Shelf Sports Lounge, 401 E Jackson St #101, Tampa, FL 33602

But wait, there’s more!

Join us for an off-site networking happy hour sponsored by Envisio. We do love a party, and this happy hour is the perfect opportunity to unwind, mingle with fellow attendees, and maybe even brainstorm the next big civic innovation over a couple of drinks. There will be light snacks and Light-ning hockey as Tampa Bay takes on the Columbus Blue Jackets.

So puck up the courage to grab a colleague, raise a glass, and let the good times roll.

AFI Vision Council Pre-Conference Meeting: Building a Trusted Brand in a Polarized World

Date & Time: Monday, April 8th 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Session: AFI Vision Council Pre-Conference Meeting
Location: Bayshore Ballroom 1 – 4

If you’re heading along to this closed session pre-conference meeting, you’re in for a treat!

Our VP of Marketing & Research will be sharing lessons learned and practical steps that you can take to help build a trusted brand for your local government organization. Pulling from 20 years of brand-building experience and dedicated research on what influences resident trust, this session will leave you with new ideas and renewed energy for telling an authentic, trusted story.

Getting Strategic with Your Organization’s Plans and Data

Date & Time: Wednesday, April 10th, 10:05 AM – 11:00 AM

Session: Getting Strategic with Your Organization’s Plans and Data

Location: Breakout Room 1 – Bayshore Ballroom 5 – 7

Don’t forget to pencil in this must-see panel session featuring our senior Planning & Performance Coach Rob Hines and the superstar strategy team from the City of Denton, Texas. Rob will be co-presenting alongside Aimee Kaslik, Chief Strategy Officer; Christine Taylor, Assistant City Manager; and Frank Dixon, Former Chief of Police now Assistant City Manager.

Gain practical, interactive tools and approaches to move strategy and performance forward. Leave the session empowered to create a roadmap that enhances your community by being strategically focused.

TLG 2024: Other Sessions Not to Miss

A selection of the sessions we are most looking forward to from our customers, partners, and friends. Don’t miss them!

Rethinking Budgeting: Connect Systems to Harness Data, Align Resources, & Inspire Creativity

Date & Time: Tuesday, April 9th, 9:00 AM – 9:55 AM
Location: Breakout Room 1 – Bayshore Ballroom 5 – 7

The incredible Fort Worth Lab team will be in the house! Uncover the future of budgeting with Amethyst Sloane and Christianne Simmons from the City of Fort Worth, Texas. Explore how data, creativity, and cutting-edge tools are shaping the city’s strategic and proactive resource allocation.

Values in Action: Equity + Innovation = New Ways of Collaborating

Date & Time: Tuesday, April 9th, 11:30 AM – 12:25PM
Location: Breakout Room 2 – Esplanade

The City of Grand Rapids’ Innovation Practice Team will be leading a spirited interactive session to demonstrate how they co-design and collaborate on improvement experiences across their department. This session will be led by Jennifer VanHorssen, the City’s Innovation and Continuous Improvement Lead. At TLG, you can expect them to share tricks they’ve learned along the way! Their session will be all about how to push for a fairer future by focusing on enhancing accessibility, eliminating barriers, and enhancing service experiences for everyone.

Local Government 2.0: Engaging People & Data to Work Smarter

Date & Time: Tuesday, April 9th, 2:35 PM-3:30 PM
Location: Breakout Room 3 – Palma Ceia

Join Local Government Strategy and Performance Leader Aubrey Phillips, and discover insights to reimagine the future of local government beyond 2024. This session covers real-life examples and essential strategies for involving both people and data to establish trust, offering invaluable insights for leaders at all levels of local government.

TLG – Where innovation meets community!

Together, let’s transform local government one idea at a time! Safe travels and see you there!

Haena Cho

Haena is a marketing professional with diversified project management and event management experience. Haena is passionate about collaboration, designing campaigns to maximize impact, community outreach, and fostering positive relationships to establish and support long-standing partnerships.

Outside of work, she can be spotted in line at one of Vancouver’s many ice cream shops or playing beach volleyball. She is proud to be part of Envisio—a mission-driven company that is building transparency and trust for communities.

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