Florida League of Cities

Where local voices come together to identify the biggest challenges facing Florida's cities and protect their right to make local choices that are best for their communities.

Our Legislative Conference is held each Fall. The 2023 event will be held November 29 - December 1 at the Hilton Orlando. Register today for the 2023 Florida League of Cities Legislative Conference! Register Online 

Florida League of Cities President Greg Ross, Mayor of the City of Cooper City, will preside over the conference where he will rally the membership in support of the League’s 2024 Legislative Platform. 

You are essential to the League’s legislative success. Join Florida's city leaders to discuss and learn about important issues, finalize and adopt our legislative priorities, and share ideas and strategies on collaborating with state legislators.

The registration fee for this event is $300 and covers admission to all conference sessions, continental breakfasts, refreshment breaks and Thursday’s luncheon and networking event. 

We look forward to seeing you there!

Schedule of Events*

Wednesday – November 29, 2023

12:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Registration Desk Open

2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Florida League of Mayors Workshop
Open to Mayors and Vice Mayors/Deputy Mayors only. Registration information is available here.

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Florida League of Mayors Reception
Open to Mayors and Vice Mayors/Deputy Mayors only. Registration information is available here.

Thursday – November 30, 2023

7:30 a.m.
Coffee Service

7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Registration Desk Open

8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. 
Speed Networking
This fast-paced, fun event will be a terrific start to your day. Get ready to meet, greet and swap ideas and information with other city officials and League staff!

8:15 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.
Advocacy Committee Organizational Meeting

9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Legislative Policy Committee Meetings

  • Finance, Taxation and Personnel
  • Land Use and Economic Development
  • Municipal Administration
  • Transportation and Intergovernmental Relations
  • Utilities, Natural Resources and Public Works

12:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.
Keynote Luncheon

2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

4:45 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Florida League of Cities Board of Directors Meeting

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Networking Event

Friday – December 1, 2023

8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
Membership Networking and Continental Breakfast

8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Registration Desk Open

8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
Federal Action Strike Team Organizational Meeting

9:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Legislative Committee Meeting and Business Session

* Schedule subject to change. Check back for additional updates.

Hotel Information

The 2023 Legislative Conference will be held at the Hilton Orlando, located at 6001 Destination Parkway, just off of International Drive. The group rate is $175/night, inclusive of a reduced $10/night resort fee. Self-parking is available at a discount of $17.50/night. Complete reservation instructions will be sent with your registration confirmation. If the hotel is sold out at the time of your registration, please contact Melanie Howe for a list of alternative suggestions.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be emailed to Melanie Howe by 5:00 p.m., Friday, November 17 to receive a refund of registration fees, minus a $25 administrative fee. Refunds will not be issued until after the conference and no refunds will be issued for early departure.

Select presentations from past conferences are available below. 

Past Conference Information 

The 2021 conference was held November 3-5 at the Embassy Suites Orlando - Lake Buena Vista South.

The 2020 conference was held November 12-13 at the Embassy Suites Orlando - Lake Buena Vista South.

The 2019 conference was held held on November 13-15 at Embassy Suites Orlando – Lake Buena Vista South.