LGA Annual Conference 2022

Find out more about the 2022 LGA Annual Conference which took place in Harrogate, 28–30 June 2022.

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Following two years of virtual events, we were delighted to come together for our 2022 Annual Conference and Exhibition in Harrogate. On 28 to 30 June 2022, we were joined by 1600+ delegates to discuss the latest issues affecting local government.

Want to find out more on social media? Search the #LGAConf22.

Speakers and sessions

We were excited to have a great range of speakers including:

  • Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
  • Rt Hon Nadhim Zahawi MP, Secretary of State for Education
  • Lisa Nandy MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities
  • Sir Ed Davey MP, Leader, Liberal Democrat Party
  • Baroness Lola Young of Hornsey OBE, Crossbench Peer
  • Kriss Akabusi MBE, Olympian, media personality and businessman, The Akabusi Company
  • Jackie Weaver, Chief Officer, Cheshire Association of Local Councils and Ambassador, Compassion in Politics  
  • Ben Page, Chief Executive, Ipsos

You can watch some of the key speeches below. You can select a specific session using the playlist menu option on the top right.

Innovation Zone

2022 also saw the return of our Innovation Zone, an interactive space where individuals and organisations present their inspiring ideas. The theme for the 2022 Innovation Zone was 'Resilience and renewal', recognising the significant challenges councils have faced in the last two years.


You can view the 2022 conference sponsors and supporters below. Find out more information on our current sponsorship opportunities.

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