Annual Conference

Welcome to Minneapolis, home of the 59th Annual Sister Cities International Conference, to be held July 16-18, 2015!

Sister Cities International is excited to announce the 2015 Annual Conference registration is now available.

CLICK HERE to register.

Join Sister Cities International, elected and municipal officials, engaged citizens, diplomats, and business leaders in Minneapolis, MN to discuss “Bridging Generations for Peace. 

  • Meet members of the U.S. Department of State and the Foreign Diplomatic Corps and hear their perspectives
  • Choose from tailored sessions on topics including: 
    • Young professional and youth engagement 
    • Nonprofit and event fundraising 
    • Programming for economic development
    • Sports diplomacy and many more 
  • Attend a specialized regional track focusing on diaspora communities
  • Network and share experiences with members of sister city organizations from around the country and the world
  • Invite high school students to attend the concurrent 2015 Youth Leadership Summit (Click here for the 2015 agenda)
  • Receive on-site immunizations from our travel health partner, Passport Health for your next overseas trip. Sign up now!
  • Participate in an exclusive welcome reception to kickoff Minneapolis’ Annual Sister Cities Day!
  • Tour the “City by Nature” by kayak, bike, or skyway

CLICK HERE to register.

CLICK HERE for registration fees and hotel information.

CLICK HERE for the agenda and speakers.

CLICK HERE for sponsorship opportunities.

CLICK HERE to find out more about Minneapolis.


For a recap of the 58th Annual Conference in San Jose, California, July 31-August 2, 2014, CLICK HERE.