Member Education and Events

Member Education and Events programs give you a wonderful opportunity to meet with other Aim members, share your experiences, and learn from your peers. Our programs are designed to support you in reaching your local goals through education, networking, and policy assistance.

Check this page frequently for a showcase of Aim events and education programs. For a more detailed listing of upcoming Aim events, access the complete events calendar here.  

Aim Ideas Summit

The Aim Ideas Summit is the prime event for our members to learn from experts in municipal government and network with like-minded colleagues from across the state of Indiana. Attendees always learn something new.

Municipal Management Institute

Created to educate municipal officials across the state, the Municipal Management Institute (MMI) is a certification program in which Aim members can develop management and leadership skills, pick up new problem-solving techniques and better serve their respective citizens.

Newly Elected Officials Training

Every four years, Aim conducts a training program for incoming city and town officials to support them during their first weeks in office. Workshops and boot camp are specially designed for new mayors, clerks-treasurers, and council members. Learn more about the event and how it can help improve your skill set. 

Mayors Institute

In partnership with the Indiana Communities Institute (ICI) at Ball State University, Aim offers the Mayors Institute, an intensive education program geared toward Hoosier mayors. Gain practical skills, learn from engaging guest speakers, and discuss innovative and effective city government strategies with your peers.