2023 Annual Legislative Conference

Sun, Jan 29, 2023 to Mon, Jan 30, 2023
Sacramento Sheraton Grand Hotel
General Info

The League's Annual Legislative Conference provides an opportunity for California Community College advocates to connect and meet with members of the State Legislature at the start of the advocacy season. Every year, this conference features high-level discussions surrounding hot-topic legislative issues, providing a unique chance for colleges and districts to engage with issue-area experts and state policymakers.

This year's theme is A Renewed Commitment to Equity


NOTE: This conference is held in conjunction with the Effective Trusteeship and Board Chair Workshops, January 27-29, 2023. Separate registration is required.

Who Should Attend
Who Should Attend

California Community College administrators, staff, faculty, and students who are interested in advocating for state dollars and legislation that impacts their college or district at the state level should consider attending the League's Annual Legislative Conference. In particular, we invite trustees, CEOs, PIOs, Government Relations Liaisons, and student leaders to attend.

The conference offers attendees the following:

  • An overview of important state and federal legislation and policy initiatives
  • The opportunity to shape statewide policies and federal advocacy agenda
  • Sessions with key members of the California State Legislature and staff
Registration
Registration

Registration is now open. Click the blue "Register Now" button on the right side of the page to complete your registration.

Full Conference - $690

Advocacy Team - $565
To encourage advocacy among our colleges, we offer a discounted rate of $565 per person for teams of five (5) or more. Examples of Advocacy Teams include a trustee, faculty member, administrator, classified member, and a student from the same college OR any combination of participants from the same college. Registration must be completed for each individual on the same day.

Student/Large Advocacy Team - $490
For students or teams of 15 or more, we offer a discounted rate of $490 per person. To qualify, each team must be from the same college. Registration must be completed for each individual on the same day.

Sunday, January 29 (One-day registration) - $425

Monday, January 30 (One-day registration) - $415

Guest Meal Tickets (see below):

  • Sunday Luncheon - $100
  • Sunday Reception - $90
  • Monday Breakfast - $75

NOTE: Do not purchase guest meal tickets for yourself if you are registered for the full conference or daily rate as meals are included with your registration.

Registration Cancellation Policy
All refund requests must be made in writing. To request a refund for your registration, email Sadie Brown at sadie@ccleague.org. A $50 processing fee will be charged for all refunds, per registrant. No refunds will be issued for cancellations made after Friday, January 13, 2023.

Payment Policy
Full payment for conference registrations and memberships is due by credit card at the time of registration. Payment via check will not be an available option.

Registration Checklist:

  • Register for the conference below
  • Book your hotel room (reservation link in the registration confirmation email)
  • Book your transportation including flight and ground travel
Schedule-at-a-Glance
Schedule-at-a-Glance

The below schedule is subject to change. Please visit this page for updates.

SUNDAY, JANUARY 29

10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.           Breakout Sessions

11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.              General Session: Students and Enrollment

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.                 Breakout Sessions

2:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.                 General Session: CC Budget and Fiscal Update

4:15 p.m. – 5:10 p.m.                 Caucus Meetings 1

5:15 p.m. – 6:10 p.m.                 Joint Caucus Meeting

6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.                  Reception
 
MONDAY, JANUARY 30

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.                 Caucus Meetings 2

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.              Caucus Meetings 3

10:15 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.           Breakout Sessions

11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.           Keynote: Focusing on California's Future

 

Hotel & Travel
Hotel Information

Sheraton Grand Hotel
1230 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 447-1700
www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/sacsi-sheraton-grand-sacramento-hotel/

Hotel Reservation
All conference sessions will be held at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in downtown Sacramento. 

Additional Nearby Hotels
Below is a list of additional nearby hotels. We encourage you to look up their rates to find the best price to fit your budget:

Travel Information

Please visit the Sacramento Sheraton Grand’s website for driving directions, location, area recreation and activities.

Transportation Service
The hotel is a 15-minute drive from Sacramento International Airport. Use this link to make your pick-up reservation with Super Shuttle. Shuttle service picks up outside the airport terminals.

Uber and Lyft also pick up from the Sacramento International Airport. Download their respective apps to book transportation to and from the airport.

Parking
For registered guests, parking at the hotel is $25 per day for self-parking and $32 per day for valet parking. For daily guests, parking at the hotel is $30 per day for self-parking and $34 per day for valet parking.

Sponsorship Opportunities
Sponsorship Opportunities

The Community College League of California’s (League) Annual Legislative Conference provides an opportunity for California Community College advocates to connect and meet with members of the State Legislature at the start of the advocacy season. Every year, this conference features high-level discussions surrounding hot-topic legislative issues, providing a unique chance for colleges and districts to engage with issue-area experts and state policymakers. This year's theme is A Renewed Commitment to Equity.

This year’s Annual Legislative Conference will be held January 29-30 at the Sheraton Grand Hotel. Partners and association affiliates are invited to take advantage of the opportunity to sponsor the Annual Legislative Conference. This brochure will assist you in making the best sponsorship selection. All opportunities are on a first-come, first-served basis, so we encourage you to make reservations as soon as possible! The deadline to sponsor the event is Friday, January 6, 2023, or until the opportunity fills.

Submit Your Sponsorship Form Now
2023 Individual Event Sponsorship Packages

Gold

$2,500

Silver

$1,750

Bronze

$1,000

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A La Carte Sponsorship Opportunities Price

General Session Sponsor Listing
(Personal recognition at general session, logo visibility and signage at event, listing among event sponsors in the mobile app, list of attendees)

$2,000
Concurrent Session Sponsor Listing
(Logo visibility and signage at event, listing among event sponsors in the mobile app)
$1,000
Badge Sponsorship *limited*
(Name and logo listed on the back of attendee’s name badges, listing among event sponsors in the mobile app)
$1,500
Coffee Break Sponsor *limited*
(Signage at coffee break, listing among event sponsors in the mobile app)
$1,500

 

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