Join the Professional Organisation for Local Government Managers
As an individual member, you will have access to the following activities and information that will support your career development in local government.
SOLGM members have the opportunity to share their expertise and contribute to the work programme of SOLGM and have influence at a national level. Members also have access to networking opportunities via the SOLGM Annual Summit, branch activities and retreats, and online forums such as the SOLGM LinkedIn Group.
Relevant and timely information about local government
As a SOLGM member, you will receive timely information that is relevant to your role in local government. Having such information delivered straight to your inbox saves you time and effort to sort through the clutter of information that is available.
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Training at special member rates
SOLGM offers comprehensive learning and development activities to support your professional growth in local government. As a SOLGM member, you will receive special rates to access these activities which include the SOLGM Annual Summit, training events and seminars, and other sector forums.
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SOLGM members receive a certificate of membership. In addition, every year SOLGM recognises members who have been working in local government for many years via the Long Service Certificate Awards. Distinguished Management Award is also given to a SOLGM member who has contributed substantially to the status of the local government profession by establishing a reputation for professional service.
Conference Attendance Grants
As a SOLGM member, you will have the opportunity to apply for Conference Attendance Grants to attend the LGMA National Congress in Australia, the ICMA Annual Congress in the United States and of course the SOLGM Annual Summit in New Zealand.
Overseas Exchange and Fellowship Programmes
As a SOLGM member, you will also get the opportunity to apply for exchange and fellowship programmes overseas through our sister organisations. SOLGM has established programmes with its international networks is able to offer its members unique opportunities to learn from and have a first hand experience of local government in different countries.