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Confessions of a Public-Sector Trade-Show Rookie

Posted: September 25, 2019
Tagged As: About LAS, conference, travel

Trade shows are a business necessity, especially in the private sector. It’s a great way of meeting your customers or business partners face-to-face. But from my experience, trade shows have been mundane, stressful, and filled with unoriginal sales-pitches -- as if I were on the set of an infomercial, “Does your mop do this?” So, when I was told that part of my duties with LAS was to attend trade shows…all that came to mind was…well, nothing came to mind as it was fogged by a big, black cloud of dread.
 

A Year in Review

Posted: December 19, 2018
Tagged As: About LAS, LAS Programming

As the holidays approach and 2018 draws to a close, it is always a good chance to reflect on the work that organizations have accomplished over the course of a year, and of course the excitement of more to come!
 

Quick Rundown of 2018 AMO Conference

Posted: August 15, 2018
Tagged As: About LAS, Asset Management, Digital, Events, Federal Gas Tax, Government, Investments, LAS Programming, Legislation & Regulation, Municipal Infrastructure, Risk Management, Roads Assessment, Waste Management

The 2018 AMO Conference is days away.  Get a sneak peak at all of the AMO, LAS, and MEPCO related sessions over the course of Conference.

Top 10 Reasons to Attend an LAS Town Hall

Posted: February 21, 2018
Tagged As: About LAS, Events, LAS, LAS Programming

LAS Town Hall sessions return in the spring of 2018.  Whether your municipality makes use of many of our programs or none at all, there are plenty of reasons to come out to this year’s sessions.  Here are just 10 of them.

New Ideas from LAS

Posted: July 26, 2017
Tagged As: About LAS, LAS Programming

Municipal staff often fill a wide range of jobs and responsibilities, leaving little time to be proactive or investigate efficiencies in operations.  That's precisely why LAS was created in 1992. Discover the many ways in which LAS assists Ontario municipalities, and where we draw inspiration from.  Your municipality might hold the key to the next new LAS service!

Looking to the past to find clarity in the future

Posted: January 24, 2017
Tagged As: About LAS

Welcome back!  With intentional purpose, LAS is relaunching its blog to coincide with a new mobile friendly website and two new services to boot.  We hope you find the new site easy to use and the content provides you with precisely the information you’re looking for.