Registration information for all events will be located in the Spotlight section of the homepage when available.
tcma annual conference
TCMA meets regularly each year at its annual conference in early summer. The conference provides educational and networking opportunities. Members discuss current trends in city management and related fields.
June 8-11, 2023 City of Allen
June 20-23, 2024 City of South Padre Island
June 19-22, 2025 City of San Antonio
June 11-14, 2026 City of Arlington
william "king" cole series
The William "King" Cole series provides an opportunity for training in the fundamentals of city management. Session 1 topics include the history of the city management profession, basic duties of a city manager, ethics, and budgeting and finance. Session 2 topics include leadership, communication, human resources, and economic development.
This series is offered annually: Session 1 (January) and Session 2 (March or April). Attendance at Session 1 is not a prerequisite for attending Session 2.
City management clinic
The City Management Clinic is designed to educate and support individuals in city management positions on current and relevant issues. Previous topics have included leadership, organizational culture, and legislative updates.