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Forthcoming events

Throughout the year, we run an extensive and popular programme of events, including: training and key skills seminars; policy roundtables; publication launches; and party conference fringes. We run events at venues throughout the country and can also provide events and training tailored to a council’s own requirements.

If you’d like to speak to us about commissioning a bespoke event (including in-house training), give us a ring on 020 7554 2800 or find out more here.

You can also view free or discounted events from other organisations.

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LGiU L&D Seminar: Putting elected members at the heart of commissioning, procurement & contract management

Description: Commissioning, procurement & contract management play a central role in the way councils operate. Oversight of these functions by elected members is crucial. This seminar will set out to achieve the following objectives. Making sure that elected members have the full range of options…


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Community Pub Summit – Worcester

The LGiU-CAMRA Community Pubs Summit will bring together stakeholders from across the region to discuss the challenges faced by community pubs locally and to investigate how councils and communities can work together to address them.


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Community Pub Summit – Liverpool

Pubs bring huge economic and social value to many communities, yet they are under threat from redevelopment and demolition. LGiU has been working with CAMRA to investigate how local government can help, and we’d like you to take part. Councils can play a big part…


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Being an effective Councillor: ways of strengthening and sustaining personal resilience

Personal resilience is about maintaining a sense of wellbeing, being mentally strong, effectively meeting different demands and performing at one’s best on behalf of individuals, communities as well as being an effective leader. This is a very practical seminar that will provide each participant with…


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Community Pub Summit – Southampton

Pubs bring huge economic and social value to many communities, yet they are under threat from redevelopment and demolition. LGiU has been working with CAMRA to investigate how local government can help, and we’d like you to take part. Councils can play a big part…


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Community Engagement in the current climate Seminar

This is a down to earth seminar that will prompt frank debate and identify key issues facing frontline councillors. It will give participants plenty of opportunity to explore different approaches, which they can apply in their work as officers or local councillors.


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Being an effective Councillor: Influencing Skills Seminar

This seminar has been designed to develop an understanding of how to persuade others in order to gain cooperation, support, and commitment. Delegates will gain come away with an increased ability in communicating and achieving successful outcomes while retaining the respect and trust of others.



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Understanding Communities through Participatory Appraisal Seminar

Participatory Appraisal (PA) is a method of consultation, designed to be none threatening and offer a fun and alternative method of gathering both qualitative and quantitative results. PA, by its approach is suitable to use with all members of the community as it easily cuts…


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Using Neighbourhood Agreements to build strong and active communities at a time of austerity

Description: A neighbourhood agreement is a ‘deal’ between ‘stakeholders’ in a defined neighbourhood in which each party makes commitments about how they will help improve the area. Usually this means an agreement between local residents and providers of local services and amenities. Agreements help to…


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