Making the most of your LGIU membership

Like us, your council believes that local government is at its best when it is informed, engaged and connected, so they joined the LGIU.

Whether you’ve been using your member-only resources for a while now or are new to our community, here are a few tips on making the most of your LGIU membership.

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Look what you can do with your LGIU membership

Be supported every day

  • Create your free LGIU member website account to access a wealth of member-only resources
  • Make sure you receive the Daily News update every morning. It will keep you on top of all the top local government news stories and connect you with just-published LGIU member resources
  • Find the information, insight and analysis you need by topic or dive into a themed curated collection
  • Use your extensive resource library of in-depth briefings, sector round-ups, legislation guidance and more

Get a skills boost

  • Book an LGIU Training session using your 25% member discount
  • Talk to Barry O’Brien our learning and development coordinator about developing a tailored in-house programme for your council (members get a 25% discount)
  • Look out for your free member-only workshops

Make a connection

  • Join us for a member-only panel discussion at one of our Ask the Expert sessions
  • Connect with what is going on in local government around the world via your Global Local update
  • Find practical examples and inspiration in our bank of local government case studies and share your work with colleagues
  • Connect with colleagues internationally when you attend a Global Local panel discussion

Be involved

  • The LGIU’s Local Democracy Research Centre conducts and facilitates research into the key challenges for local democracy. This work is guided and supported by LGIU members around the world, whose involvement adds weight and nuance to the outputs.
  • Share your best practice and insights with the LGIU local government community via articles, interviews, case studies and events.

Meet your membership team

Your membership team is here to help with any aspect of your LGIU membership. Get in touch to arrange a chat or a meeting to ensure that everyone at your organisation gets the most out of being an LGIU member.