Conference 2023

Join us this October 25-28 in historic downtown St. John’s for Municipalities Newfoundland and Labrador’s 2023 Conference, Trade Show and AGM: Toward a Sustainable Future.  

This year’s event includes workshops, information sessions, discussions, networking, live music, the return of the world café, a trade show so big it gets its own street map, and more.  

We’ll be recognizing our longest-serving members at the evening gala, where the Department of Municipal and Provincial Affairs will present its Long Service Awards.  

Municipal council delegates are eligible for the Municipal Training Financial Assistance program offered through Municipal and Provincial Affairs. Download the funding application form here.


The conference agenda can be found here. Please note, the agenda is still being updated and added to. A complete agenda will be made available to all conference attendees the week of the event.

Leadership Summit for Women and Gender-Diverse Individuals

The Leadership Summit for Women and Gender-Diverse Individuals will be held on the evening of Oct. 25.

Trade Show

The 2023 MNL Conference and Trade Show is sold out! The trade show features 70+ businesses and organizations and is the province’s largest municipal sector trade show.


All conference attendees are responsible for booking their own accommodations.

Attendees are encouraged to book rooms at the Delta Hotel, across the street from the conference venue, where MNL has arranged a special rate of $204-$274, depending on the type of room chosen.

To reserve a room at the downtown Delta Hotel, call 709-739-6404 and tell them you’re attending the MNL conference. This block of rooms is being held at these rates until Aug. 22.

Thank you to our Sponsors

Thank you to the following organizations for supporting the 2023 MNL Conference, Trade Show and AGM:


Department of Municipal and Provincial Affairs, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador


Association of Seafood Producers
City of St. John’s
Memorial University’s Hub for the Study of Local Governance


Cal LeGrow
Newfoundland Power
Stewart McKelvey


Canadian AV
Canoe Procurement Group of Canada (Entertainment Sponsor)
Community Foundation of Newfoundland and Labrador
City of Mount Pearl (Lanyard Sponsor)
Memorial University
Municipal Assessment Agency
PAL Airlines
Strategic Steps Inc.
Town of Conception Bay South
Town of Paradise
TRIO Benefits
Telus Business


Atlantic Used Oil Management Association
College of the North Atlantic
CNA Alumni and Advancement
Construction Signs Limited
Johnson Insurance
Memorial University, Offices of Alumni Engagement & Development
St. John’s Convention Centre

Municipalities Sponsoring Avalon-Eastern Hospitality Night

Town of Paradise
Town of Conception Bay South
Town of Long Harbour-Mount Arlington Heights
Town of Ferryland
Town of Marystown
Town of Clarenville
Town of Winterland
Town of Victoria