Our Spring 2016 Convention is set to take place from March 14-16, 2016 at the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Delegates from member municipalities around Alberta were invited to hear plenary speakers, participate in breakout sessions and vote on the resolutions that guide the AAMDC’s advocacy efforts. 
Registration for the Spring 2016 Convention is now closed. See you at convention!
Download the AAMDC Spring 2016 Agenda for the latest information on convention speakers, workshops and special guests. Please note, the Spring 2016 Agenda is subject to change without notice. Please check back for agenda updates.
Michael Kerr

Laugh as you learn what makes for a truly inspiring workplace with best selling author and award-winning international speaker Michael Kerr. In this high-energy, humour-filled presentation, you’ll discover why laughter really is the best medicine when it comes to creating a great place to work and a successful business. You’ll learn the 3 R’s of using humour to manage stress, and discover why humor is one of the most powerful ways to boost workplace morale, communicate more effectively, spark creative thinking, boost productivity, and provide truly inspiring customer service.

About Michael Kerr...

Michael Kerr is known as one of North America’s leading authorities on how to create more inspiring workplace environments.  His company, Humor at Work, has helped hundreds of clients from around the world create more positive and productive workplaces. His books include “Putting Humour to Work” and “Inspiring Workplaces – Creating the Kind of Workplace Where EVERYONE Wants to Work!” Check out Michael at www.mikekerr.com

For more information on future conventions, please contact Cindy Carstairs, Administrative and Convention Coordinator, at 780.955.4095.
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    The AAMDC’s conventions are an excellent opportunity for your organization to gain visibility and recognition with municipal decision-makers from across Alberta. By sponsoring the AAMDC convention, your organization will gain access to over 600 municipal officials through customized networking sessions and speaking opportunities. Take this opportunity to create awareness of your company and brand by sponsoring delegate events, services and products.

  • Past Convention Highlights
    The AAMDC’s convention highlights offer insight into past conventions with speaker and presentation overviews. The highlights also include an array of convention photos.

The AAMDC Trade Show will take place on March 14, 2016 at the AAMDC Spring Convention. The Trade Show is a great opportunity to form relationships with vendors and discover new ways to improve your community. With over 140 booths, including AAMDC approved suppliers, this year's Trade Show was an exciting way to connect communities and suppliers. 

Are you an exhibitor requiring equipment rental? Click here to download the Goodkey Show Services Ltd. Order form.

Upcoming Conventions

Every year the AAMDC holds two conventions in Edmonton - one in spring and the other in fall. See below for the dates of upcoming conventions:





March 14 - 16
Shaw Conference Centre

November 15-17
Shaw Conference Centre


March 20-22
Shaw Conference Centre

November 14-17*
Shaw Conference Centre


March 19-21, 2018
Shaw Conference Centre

November 20-22
Shaw Conference Centre

*As 2017 is an election year, the New Councillor Orientation will take place on the 14th, and
the convention will run Wednesday through Friday. 


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