Michigan Downtowns: Ever Changing, Ever Essential
The Resiliency & Strength of Downtowns, Now and In The Future
Join us Thursday, November 5 and Friday, November 6, 2020, for the Michigan Downtown Association Annual Statewide Conference. This year, the MDA is celebrating its 40th Anniversary. Downtowns have seen tremendous change over the last four decades, but one thing remains constant- the need for strong downtowns and strong downtown management. Join us during this two-day virtual event as we highlight Michigan communities, learn from experts in the field of downtown management, and celebrate downtown success stories.
Join us from the comfort of your own home or office for the MDA's Annual Statewide Conference, November 5-6, 2020.
We are excited to host the event and look forward to hearing from our speakers presenting relevant and timely topics.
Session Topics Include:
Data Driven Downtowns
Marketing with a PSD
The Importance of Telling Your Community's Story
Marketing on a Dime
People, Purpose & Place: The Evolution of Downtown Events
Communication is Key
Taking Care of Business- Creating a Business Assistance Team
You won't want to miss our roundtable discussion, The Future of Downtown Management, with four experts in the field:
Robert Donohue, MDA Board Member
Meegan Holland, Michigan Retailers Association
Jenifer Acosta, Jenifer Acosta Development
Jessica Flores, Preservation Forward
Don't miss our virtual Made in Michigan Networking Event on Thursday, November 5 at 5:00 pm. We will announce the winners of the 4th Annual MDA Awards and 'hang out' with peers from around the State.