Event Overview

The AMPO Annual Conference is the premier event for MPOs to learn and network. It provides the opportunity to meet with over 350 MPO directors, transportation planners, and elected officials from across the country. The conference is structured into two and one-half days of sessions, with networking events every evening. During the conference, attendees are able to choose from general sessions, workshops, and mobile tours. A concurrent exhibition is held onsite during the conference, allowing opportunities to visit with industry partners and learn about new products and services.

The 2023 conference will be held in Cleveland, Ohio, September 26-29. We hope to see you there!

Registration will open May 1st! Please check back!


Hilton Cleveland Downtown
100 Lakeside Avenue East, Cleveland, OH 44114

The Hilton Cleveland is in the heart of Downtown Cleveland, with the Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, Playhouse Square, and East 4th Street within a mile. The hotel is connected to the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland and features an indoor pool, fitness center, and a top-floor bar with views of Lake Erie.


Call for Proposals

  • SUBMISSIONS OPEN: February 3, 2023
  • SUBMISSIONS CLOSE: March 3, 2023
Call for Proposals

The Call for Proposals is OPEN!

Thank you for your interest! We look forward to developing a vibrant program, impactful networking, and opportunities to reflect and connect over the emerging and salient topics affecting the MPO community. The 2023 Annual Conference will take place in Cleveland, Ohio and will include our regular offerings and opportunities for engagement, including AICP certification sessions, breakouts, keynote, and space to connect with colleagues, federal partners, and sponsors.

Please submit a proposal if you plan to attend the conference and present in-person. If you have any questions or would like additional information regarding the proposals process, please contact AMPO staff.